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Articles from the May 13, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 13, 2015

Half percent occupation tax at Cabela's raises $850K in 7 years

A half percent occupation tax charged on purchases at the Cabela’s retail store in Sidney has raised nearly $850,000 since it was first instituted in 2008. The money is earmarked for walking trails and storm water management. The tax –...

 
 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 13, 2015

If the shoe fits...

West Elementary sixth-graders participated in a field day on Tuesday to celebrate completing a drug and alcohol awareness program. As part of Tuesday's activities, students raced to locate their... Full story

 
 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 13, 2015

Sidney students honored at board meeting

Numerous Sidney students were honored at the Sidney Public Schools District board meeting earlier this week. Seven Sidney High School students recently received Academic All State honors: Andrew Myers and Megan Neal for music; Ryan Birner for golf;...

 
 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 13, 2015

Man sentenced to 2-4 years for car chase, DUI

Bryan Red Bear, who led law enforcement on a 25-minute car chase in February that ended after a Nebraska State Trooper performed a tactical vehicle intervention, pleaded guilty to two charges in Cheyenne District Court on Tuesday and asked Judge Dere...

 
 By Larry Nelson    Community    May 13, 2015

Veteran's History Project - Eugene H. Hume

Eugene H. Hume PFC U.S. Marine Corps 1944-1946 EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Potter, is conducting...

 

Rodney "Rod" A. Hradecky

Rodney "Rod" A. Hradecky, 66 of rural Bridgeport, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2015 at the Morrill County Community Hospital in Bridgeport. At his request, cremation has taken place and a... Full story

 

Court Briefs 05-13-15

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County Court on Monday, May 11, 2015, before the Honorable Randin Roland: Margaret Kleich, age 68 of Dalton, appeared for arraignment on a charge of DUI 1st High, a class W misdemeanor. She requested an... Full story

 

Community Calendar 05-13-15

Wednesday, May 13 The Sidney High School 2014-2015 “Evening of Excellence” will be held Wednesday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m. with refreshments in the commons area. The presentation of awards will begin at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Students who have... Full story

 
 By Edward Jones    Community    May 13, 2015

Goodbye, child care costs ... Hello, college savings opportunities

If you’re a working parent, you know firsthand about the difficulties of finding quality, affordable care for your children. But eventually, your kids head off to school, and those child care bills go away, or at least diminish greatly. When that h...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 13, 2015

1A COLORADO STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Peetz falls in opener to Community Christian

 LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Peetz Bulldogs are going to miss their seniors. For the upper classmen on the Peetz High baseball team, they can take pride in having reached the Class 1A CHSSA State...

 

Creek Valley golfers shoot season-best score, take 4th

The Creek Valley Storm shot their lowest team total of the season in the Sutherland Invite at Oregon Trail Golf Course Tuesday on their way to a fourth-place finish. Led by medalists Brett Godfrey (90) and Joe Van Winkle (91), the Storm finished...

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TRACK & FIELD Wednesday, May 13 Leyton, Creek Valley and Potter-Dix at District D-11 Meet (@ Morrill), 9 a.m. Thursday, May 14 Sidney at District B-6 Meet (@ Ogallala), 9 a.m. Peetz at 1A State Meet (@ Lakewood, Colo.), 9 a.m. Friday, May 15 Peetz... Full story

 

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