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Articles from the April 11, 2016 edition

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 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    April 11, 2016

'Wildest' musical closes out with western-themed luncheon

To close out the 2016 Sidney High School musical, student cast members in this year's production, "The Wild, Wild, Wildest West" by Christopher Gieschen and Bill Francoeur, were in character as they...

 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    April 11, 2016

Performer Mary Carrick takes SHS stage for Saturday concert

Mary Carrick is set to perform a concert for the Sidney area this Saturday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Sidney High School Performing Arts Center. Carrick originates from the small town of Mount...

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    April 11, 2016

Survey results to be presented to Historic Preservation Board this Tuesday

The results of a historical and architectural survey of more than 170 buildings in downtown Sidney will be presented publicly during the meeting of the Sidney Historic Preservation Board this...

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    April 11, 2016

Council meeting set for Tuesday

The Sidney City Council will convene for a regular meeting beginning at 7:15 p.m. this Tuesday in the city council chambers at the Sidney City Hall located at 1115 13th Ave. Included on the agenda is...

 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    April 11, 2016

Virgil's Mexican Restaurant demolished

Demolition began Friday for Virgil's Mexican Restaurant, a long-standing local restaurant in Sidney that has been a community fixture since the early 1980's. The restaurant, owned and operated by...

 Obituaries    April 11, 2016

George S. Lyons

George S. Lyons, 70 of Rapid City, died Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Marietta, Ohio. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church in Rapid City.... Full story

 Obituaries    April 11, 2016

Wayne "Tuffy" Barent

Wayne "Tuffy" Barent, 84, longtime Ogallala resident, died Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Perkins County Health Services in Grant. Wayne was born April 4, 1932 in Seneca, the son of John and Inez (... Full story

 Obituaries    April 11, 2016

Death Notice: Michael A. "Andy" Grant

Michael A. “Andy” Grant, 44 of Lodgepole, passed away Friday evening, April 8, 2016. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be published when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service LLC is in charge of Andy’s care and funeral...

 Community    April 11, 2016

Court Briefs 04-11-16

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County District Court on April 6, 2016 before the Honorable Derek Weimer: Christina Tucker, 19 of Lodgepole, appeared for a status hearing on a charge of Distribution of MJ and Attempted Distribution of MJ. A...

 Community    April 11, 2016

Community Calendar 04-11-16

Upcoming Parenting program designed to give you practical skills that can be used immediately! These will be held on Mondays beginning on April 11 through May 16, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Community Center in Sidney. Call (308) 249-5332 for...

 By Julie Wilson    Community    April 11, 2016

Peetz Prom royalty announced

Peetz High School prom royalty was announced Saturday night. Senior Patrick Naegele was crowned king and senior Tyra Foreman was crowned queen....

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    April 11, 2016

2016 4-H Panhandle Speech Contest Results

A dozen 4-H'ers from Cheyenne, Kimball and Banner counties participated in the 2016 4-H South Panhandle Speech Contest held at the Cheyenne County Community Center in Sidney last week. Following the...

 By Mark Watson    Community    April 11, 2016

No Till notes: '10 tips, part 4'

I’ve been discussing 10 tips for successful no till crop production and thus far I have covered choosing a good crop rotation, winter wheat as the most important crop for supplying a consistent amount of residues to make the rest of the crop...

 Sports    April 11, 2016

Sidney Raiders dominate invitational

Sidney Invite, Hillside Golf Course Sidney High School golf Results • Friday, April 8 VARSITY RESULTS Alliance OUT IN TOTAL 1 Michael Gomez 48 44 92 2 Preston Pohlman 54 51 105 3 Cameron Collins 51...

 By Julie Wilson    Sports    April 11, 2016

Bulldogs place second in Holyoke invitational

Peetz Bulldog Jordan Nelson placed seventh in the shot put with a mark of 32 feet, 3.5 inches at the Holyoke invite on Saturday....

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    April 11, 2016

Successful long jump

Chadron State College senior Barrett Browne of Sidney won the long jump Saturday at the Brauer Invitational Meet at South Dakota Mines in Rapid City with a leap of 22-5 ¾. He also was fourth...

 Sports    April 11, 2016

Sidney Raiders compete in Mitchell invite

Mitchell Invite, Sidney High School Results Thursday, April 7 Mens Results 100 Meters  Varsity - Finals Place Name Time 4 Derek Robb 11.63a 6 Coby Haas 11.79a 9 John Bramer 11.85a 16 Cade Lewis...