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Articles from the May 13, 2016 edition

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 By Don Ogle    Community    May 13, 2016

Buckets of fun

Testing on the pumps began at the Sidney Water Part on Thursday in preparation for the park's opening at month's end. Project manager Patrick Dees of Saunders Construction said crews are making...

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 13, 2016

Sidney Class of 2016 Valedictorian – Megan Neal

Megan Neal has been at the top of her class since freshman year at Sidney High School. Even so, the competition from her classmates was intense, so she was pleased when, after all of the dust...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    May 13, 2016

Making a difference

The mentoring program TeamMates is not only making a difference to students in Sidney, but also to people across the globe. At the annual "Fun Day" celebration held on Wednesday at the Sidney High...

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 13, 2016

Sidney torch run for Special Olympics Nebraska set for May 18

Registration is underway for the Sidney Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Nebraska, which is set for Wednesday, May 18, beginning at 10 a.m. “We do this run to raise awareness and donations towards the special olympics,” Sidney Polic...

 
 Obituaries    May 13, 2016

Service Notice: Arnold F. "Arnie" Wittig

Arnold F. “Arnie” Wittig, 84 of Chappell, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the SRMC Extended Care in Sidney. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 18, in the Zion Lutheran Church in Chappell with Rev. Neil Carlson...

 
 Community    May 13, 2016

Court Briefs: 05/13/2016

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County District Court on May 4, 2016 before the Honorable Derek Weimer: Timothy Spires, 45 of Potter, appeared for arraignment on a charge of 2nd Degree Assault, DUI-Serious Bodily Injury and Child Abuse. A c...

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 13, 2016

Potter-Dix Class of 2016 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Coby and Regyn Hicks

Every year, the battle for class valedictorian and salutatorian is one that plays out on high school campuses across the country. At Potter-Dix Jr.-Sr. High School, the competition for the Class of...

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 13, 2016

Sidney Class of 2016 Salutatorian – Logan Uhlir

Logan Uhlir knows how to work hard, and he spent the last four years doing everything he could academically to prepare for adulthood. That hard work paid off as he has been named the Sidney High...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 13, 2016

Just for Kix donates portion of DVD sales to SRTV

For the Sun-Telegraph The Just for Kix dance program donated $560 to the Sidney Raiders Television (SRTV) class at Sidney High School through proceeds from DVD sales of its spring recital held in...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 13, 2016

Creek Valley third graders learn railroad safety

For the Sun-Telegraph Creek Valley third graders learned about railroad track safety Wednesday afternoon as Pat Leahy with the Union Pacific Railroad brought Operation Lifesaver to the elementary...

 
 By Rev. Thomas Hyde    Community    May 13, 2016

Facing our fears

Jesus’ gift of peace overcomes anxiety Are you anxious? Are you afraid of something? I feel a lot of anxiety around us. We’re afraid of people who are different from us, the others. We’re worried about the economic climate of our city. Maybe...

 
 Community    May 13, 2016

Good Old Days 05/13/2016

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 'Ann...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    May 13, 2016

Record-breaking performances pace Raider state qualifications

By Don Ogle editor@suntelegraph.com OGALLALA – Two Sidney High School track records tumbled here Thursday as the Raiders vied for spots at next week's state rack meet in Omaha. "We finished with a b...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    May 13, 2016

B-6 District Results

Boys Team Results 1.McCook 121 2. Sidney 92 3. Alliance 74 4. Scottsbluff 67 5. Gothenburg 49 6. Ogallala 47 7. Gering 35 8. Gordon-Rushville 21 9. Chadron 14 10. Valentine 7 Girls Team Results 1. Sco...