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Articles from the May 9, 2016 edition

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 By Don Ogle    Community    May 9, 2016

Jorgensen honored for half century of firefighting service

A total of 195 years of service was recognized at the Sidney Fire Department Awards Program Saturday, including a first of its kind award within the Sidney ranks. Roger Jorgensen received a standing...

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 9, 2016

Council meeting set for Tuesday

The Sidney City Council will convene for a regular meeting beginning at 7:15 p.m. this Tuesday inside the council chambers at Sidney City Hall located at 1115 13th Ave. Public hearings and ordinance approvals for two re-zonings are on the agenda for...

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 9, 2016

Blood screenings draw scores to delayed health fair

Area residents made their way out to Sidney Regional Medical Center early Saturday morning for an opportunity to receive discounted blood screenings to help keep tabs on their health for conditions such as high cholesterol and diabetes. “For many...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    May 9, 2016

Getting crafty

Melissa Lauderdale displays her Princess House home goods at the Spring Craft Show held Saturday. Lauderdale hosted the show at the Cheyenne County Community Center....

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 9, 2016

Sidney Elks Lodge celebrates youth week

Saturday's youth week celebration, held at the Sidney Elks Lodge, featured games, a cake walk, face painting by Job's Daughters Bethel 25, a puppet show by Kids on the Block and an appearance from...

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 9, 2016

Creek Valley graduates 20 in Class of 2016 commencement ceremony

It was an afternoon of reminiscing about the past and looking towards the future as 20 graduates received their high school diplomas during the Creek Valley High School Class of 2016 commencement...

 
 Obituaries    May 9, 2016

Jerald Wilson Rains

Jerald Wilson Rains, oil industry professional, avid golfer and quartet singer, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Sidney. He was born to Wilson and Juanita Rains in 1937 and grew up on a farm...

 
 Obituaries    May 9, 2016

Jean M. Ogle

Jean M. Ogle, 54 of Scottsbluff, passed away Thursday morning, at the Regional West Medical Center, Thursday, May 5, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 11, at Gehrig-Stitt...

 
 Obituaries    May 9, 2016

Dale Francis Kinney

Dale Francis Kinney, 86, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016, at his home in Bettendorf, Iowa. A service in celebration of his life will be held on Monday, May 16, at Weerts Funeral Home, located at...

 
 Community    May 9, 2016

Community Calendar 05-09-16

Thursday, May 12 Cancer survivor support group meets every SECOND 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. … Tuesday, May 17 Ever thought of getting inv...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    May 9, 2016

False alarm

The Sidney Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call of a fire alarm and smoke in the kitchen at Golden Living Center located at 1435 Toledo street in Sidney, Monday morning. After investigation...

 
 By Mark Watson    Community    May 9, 2016

No-Till Notes: Herbicide resistance

A growing concern across the country is the development of herbicide resistance in weed species to glyphosphate herbicide more commonly referred to as Roundup.  This herbicide has grown in popularity in crop production since it first came on the...

 
 Sports    May 9, 2016

Bayard BCD Invitational Track Meet • Saturday, May 6, 2016 • Bayard

Girls 100 Meter Dash Finals 1, Jessi Smith, Bayard, 12.86. 2, Courtney Fritzler, Sidney, 12.99. 3, Kelly Von Seggern, Sidney, 13.01. 4, Bryttnee Lemmon, Crawford, 13.38. 5, Olivia Armstrong,...