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Articles from the April 9, 2015 edition

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 By Rob Langrell    Community    April 9, 2015

Sidney man charged in fatal hit-and-run

Abel D. Jeronimo described himself as "frightened" in a conversation with law enforcement authorities this morning. Jeronimo, who came forward to talk with Cheyenne County Sheriff's deputies Thursday... Full story

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    April 9, 2015

Peetz students 'Light It Up Blue' to recognize Autism Awareness

The month of April is the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Month where information is shared about autism and celebrated with fundraising and awareness-raising events. World Autism Awareness Day...

 By Rob Langrell    Community    April 9, 2015

Afternoon accident

A semi sits on its side on Interstate 80 near exit 59 in Sidney on Wednesday afternoon after it was involved in a collision with a smaller truck. There were no injuries in the accident, but the... Full story

 Obituaries    April 9, 2015

Service Notice: Marty Geiger Jr.

Marty Geiger Jr., age 45 passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 13 in the First United Methodist Church with Pastor Kelvin Boltjes officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery. Further... Full story

 Obituaries    April 9, 2015

Gary D. Meier

Gary D. Meier, 75 of Sterling, passed away Tues., April 7, 2015. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., Thurs., April 9 at Chaney-Reager Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Fri., April... Full story

 Community    April 9, 2015

Community Calendar 04-09-15

Ongoing Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. Great topics/food/fellowship. Call Leslie at (308) 250-1113 with questions. A Parkinson’s support group the for Western Nebraska... Full story

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    April 9, 2015

Civil War ends

Abraham Lincoln recited the President’s oath of office on the Capitol’s steps at his second inauguration on Saturday, March 4, 1865. After four years of a ghastly series of bloody battles, the deaths of 620,000 men, and the dismemberment of...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 9, 2015

Talking Sports: Opening Day brings back fond memories

“To begin my life with the beginning of my life, I record that I was born.” No good. Better not plagiarize Charles Dickens so early in the morning. “I was born in the house that my father built.” That’s how Richard Nixon opened his...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 9, 2015

Collins leaving KSID after 10 years

Longtime KSID news and sports director and play-by-play broadcaster, Dave Collins announced he is leaving the radio station, effective Friday. Collins, a fixture around panhandle sports for more than...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    April 9, 2015

CV golfers take 5th at Bayard

Led by medalists Brett Godfrey and Austin Rowley, the Creek Valley Storm golf team finished fifth among the 10 teams entered at the Bayard Invite Tuesday with a score of 418. Bridgeport won the event with a 374 total while Kimball was runner up with...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    April 9, 2015


Sidney Shooting Park standings as of April 8: Teams Better Lucky Than Good BLTG 167 The Big Losers TBL 165 Leftovers LO 164 Banded Warriors BW 162 The Nobody’s TN 151 E Free EF 150 Barely Legal BL 144 Missed Again MA 101 Individuals – Ladies... Full story