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Articles from the March 11, 2016 edition

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 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 11, 2016

Council specifies east route for Sidney watershed project

A watershed project long in the works could be changing routes as the Sidney City Council voted to go with an east route towards the Lodgepole Creek during Tuesday's regular meeting. Once completed,...

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 11, 2016

Commissioners select Topkote Inc. for armor coating projects on nearly 12 miles of county roads

The Cheyenne County Commissioners selected a construction company from two sealed bids for projects providing armor coating to about 12 miles of county roads during Monday's regular meeting. Three...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 11, 2016

Family fun night at Creek Valley

Creek Valley Elementary School recently held its annual fun night and Title I parents meeting. Families of elementary students (including brothers and sisters) were encouraged to come and enjoy an...

 Obituaries    March 11, 2016

Cecelia M. Michelman

Cecelia (Toots) M. Michelman, 90 of Lodgepole, passed away at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., on... Full story

 Community    March 11, 2016

Community Calendar 03-11-16

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 For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 11, 2016

Lodgepole Lions Club to offer scholarship

The Lodgepole Lions Club announces the deadline for the 2016 Lodgepole Lions Club scholarship. Two scholarships in the amount of $500 each is provided by the Lodgepole Lions Club with the following guidelines: 1. The award money is paid jointly to...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 11, 2016

Holly named to dean's list at Centre College

One local student has been named to the dean’s list for the fall/winter terms at Centre College in Danville, Ky. Brendan Holly, a sophomore, was named to the dean’s list for the fall/winter 2015 terms. He is the son of Jennifer and Thad Holly of...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 11, 2016

Rosenbaum named to honor list at Missouri S&T

A student with local ties has been named to the fall 2015 semester honor list at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Lucas David Rosenbaum, a junior civil engineering major of Sidney, was named to the honor list. To be included on the...

 By Jack Schilling    Opinion    March 11, 2016

Letter To The Editor - Reader: Why against it?

Dear Editor, I want to thank Mr. Arterburn and Mr. Galloway for reminding the council that the 1/2 cent sales tax being collected is to be used for street improvements, not new construction. So why are the other three against the use of the tax... Full story

 By Kyril McGown    Community    March 11, 2016

Christ is risen! Indeed, he is risen!

This article is being written to appear on the Friday, three weeks before Easter Sunday as it appears on the Gregorian or civil calendar, which is the calendar most of the world uses these days. But f...

 Community    March 11, 2016

Good Old Days 03-11-16

Compiled By Delaney Uhrig These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50 Years Ago 'Lots...

 By Staff Report    Sports    March 11, 2016

Heartbreak in Lincoln: Raiders fall in double OT

Sidney never quit Thursday night against Aurora. The Raiders battled back time after time in double overtime, but ultimately fell 77-74 to the Huskies in the first round of the state tournament in...