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Articles from the March 8, 2016 edition

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 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 8, 2016

Commissioners, fair board discuss arena expansion and livestock exhibit barn

A full house greeted the commissioners Monday morning to look at event arena expansion at the fairgrounds. The Cheyenne County Commissioners meeting room was filled to capacity as members of the fair...

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 8, 2016

Woolery takes plea deal on 2 counts of sexual assault of a minor

Joshua Woolery accepted a plea deal Tuesday morning in the Cheyenne County District Court, pleading no contest to two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a minor. The counts stem from alleged...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 8, 2016

Caravan route set for boys basketball to state sendoff

A caravan Wednesday morning will be the final sendoff for the Sidney High boys basketball team on its way to the state tournament. The caravan will leave the high school approximately 10:45 a.m. Once it has left the high school, the caravan will...

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 8, 2016

Railroad splits catch fire on CR109

The Sidney Rural Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call Tuesday morning at a property on County Road 109 just west of Sidney near Hwy. 30 after a stacked pile of railroad splits caught fire....

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    March 8, 2016

Career conference held Monday

The Southern Panhandle Sophomore Career Conference was held Monday at the WNCC Sidney campus. Sophomores from the following area schools attended: Sidney, Bridgeport, Garden County, Kimball, Creek...

 Community    March 8, 2016

Engagement: Peters, Jobman to marry

Dennis and Renee Peters are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Justine Peters, to Spencer Jobman. Spencer is the son of Steve and Sherry Jobman from Bayard. His grandparents are... Full story

 Obituaries    March 8, 2016

Death Notice: Cecelia Michelman

Cecelia Michelman, 90 of Lodgepole, passed away Tuesday morning, March 8, 2016, at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC...

 Community    March 8, 2016

Community Calendar 03-08-16

Ongoing The Elks Lenten Fish Fry will be held every Friday between Feb. 19 through March 25, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., located at 1040 Jackson St. in Sidney. … A memorial account has been set up at American National Bank (Main Bank and Drive up...

 By John Verser    Sports    March 8, 2016

Sidney's opponent has won 18 straight entering state tournament

Sidney's opponent for the opening round of the Class B state boys basketball tournament enters on quite a roll. Aurora is 24-1 and hasn't lost this calendar year. The Huskies' lone loss of the season...

 By Staff Report    Sports    March 8, 2016

30 club wrestlers qualify for state

Thirty from the Sidney wrestling club are headed to state. The club had 30 wrestlers qualify at the Nebraska USA District 1 State Qualifier last Saturday. The state tournament will be held March 18-19 in Grand Island. Those who qualified for state...