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Articles from the May 6, 2016 edition

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 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 6, 2016

Blast Off!

Far from their intended use, the fields at the Deer Run Park Soccer Complex were used as a launch pad for bottle rockets designed by 26 Sidney Middle Schools students early Thursday afternoon. "The...

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 6, 2016

Creek Valley Class of 2016 Valedictorian – Keith Everitt

When Keith Everitt learned that he would be the Creek Valley High School Class of 2016 Valedictorian, he wasn't sure exactly what to think. One thing he was sure of, however, was that it was not an ea...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    May 6, 2016

"Waka Waka"

The dance routine Charles Ahovissi is teaching to North Elementary fourth grade students will be performed to the song "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" by singer-songwriter Shakira featuring South...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 6, 2016

Above average wheat yields expected across Nebraska

Although Nebraska's planted wheat acres are at record lows, producers should expect high yields. Favorable growing conditions, including a mild winter and abundant precipitation, has Nebraska wheat...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 6, 2016

Just For Kix Spring Recital

The Just For Kix Dance program held its annual spring recital the last Sunday in April, showcasing more than 150 dancers ages 2 through 18 performing a variety of routines at the Sidney Middle School...

 
 Obituaries    May 6, 2016

Service Notice: Jerald W. Rains

Jerald W. Rains, 78 of Sidney, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 10, in the First United Methodist Church in Sidney with Rev. Tom Hyde officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Greenwood...

 
 Obituaries    May 6, 2016

Death Notice: Jean M. Ogle

Jean M. Ogle, 54 of Scottsbluff, and former Sidney resident passed away Thursday morning, at the Regional West Medical Center May 5, 2016. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation...

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 6, 2016

Creek Valley Class of 2016 Salutatorian – Joellyn Straber

For Joellyn Straber, being named salutatorian for the Creek Valley High School Class of 2016 was the payoff to her years of studying and sacrifice. "I worked for it," she said. "I can definitely say...

 
 Community    May 6, 2016

Community Calendar 05-06-16

Monday, May 9 Cheyenne County Art Guild Meeting meets the second Monday of each month at Light Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1345 Linden (enter through west door). For more information, contact Jane Easterly, (308) 254-4052. … Thursday, May 12...

 
 By Pastor Jim Nichols    Community    May 6, 2016

When the good Lord created mothers

Mothers are teachers. Mothers are disciplinarians. Mothers are cleaning ladies. Some mothers are gardeners and mowers of lawns. Other Mothers are expert bakers and window washers too. Mothers are nurs...

 
 Community    May 6, 2016

Good Old Days 05-06-16

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 'Oil...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    May 6, 2016

Red Raiders third in Gering Invite

By Don Ogle editor@suntelegraph.com GERING – The Sidney boys golf team placed third at the Gering Invite, held here on Thursday. Nate Dvorak shot an 81 to lead the Raider finish. He opened with a...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    May 6, 2016

Preslie Allen signs letter to be a Loper

SIDNEY - Preslie Allen of Sidney has signed a National Letter of Intent to run track for the University of Nebraska-Kearney. The Lady Raider senior will compete in middle distance events for the...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    May 6, 2016

Wiedeburg to compete in MIAA Conference Championship

Sidney High School graduate Jachob Wiedeburg is set to compete in the MIAA Conference Championship Sunday in Maryville, MO.  He is a freshman at University of Nebraska Kearney and will be competing...