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Articles from the May 21, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 21, 2015

Potter to host summer event with something for everyone

Sports, arts, food, bull riding, a car show: the ingredients of a truly unique community gathering planned for next month in Potter. On Saturday, June 27, those activities – and a few more – will...

 Obituaries    May 21, 2015

Cresencio S. "Chris" Rocha

Cresencio S. "Chris" Rocha, 91 of Winchester, Va. and former Sidney resident, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 in Winchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 23,... Full story

 Obituaries    May 21, 2015

Death Notice: Colleen Brauer

Colleen Brauer, 82 of Gurley, passed away Thursday morning, May 21, 2015 at her home in Gurley. Service arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Colleen’s care and... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 21, 2015

WNCC to host Military Women's Conference

The Western Nebraska Community College and the Military and Veterans Office in Sidney are sponsoring this years’ Service Women Attain Power – also known as the S.W.A.P. Conference – on June 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Western Nebraska... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 21, 2015

Local students receive college scholarships

Sidney’s Raine M. Gartner and Chappell’s Jillian Kepler have both received college scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year. Gartner’s award is to Missouri State University and came as part of the Midwest Student Exchange Program. Students... Full story

 Community    May 21, 2015

Community Calendar 05-21-15

Thursday, May 21 Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. A variety of topics will be discussed and food is provided. Call Leslie at (308) 250-1113 with questions. Friday, May 22... Full story

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    May 21, 2015

Pedro Noguera and 'The Trouble with Black Boys'

Pedro A. Noguera teaches education and sociology at New York University. The son of Caribbean immigrants, he has a Spanish name, but he is black. In 2008, he published his book, The Trouble with Black Boys, and within its pages, he lists the...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 21, 2015

Talking Sports: Time for the state track meet, but wasn't it just fall?

Wasn't it just a few days ago that state basketball concluded in Lincoln? Well, it sure seems like it. Especially when you look outside and see a blinding snow storm. It's hard to believe Nebraska sta...

 Sports    May 21, 2015


TRACK & FIELD Friday, May 22 Sidney at Class B State Meet (@ Omaha), 3:30 p.m. CDT Potter-Dix, Creek Valley, Leyton at Class D State Meet (@ Omaha), 3:30 p.m. CDT Saturday, May 23 Sidney at Class B State Meet (@ Omaha), 9 a.m. CDT Potter-Dix, Creek... Full story