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Articles from the July 31, 2015 edition

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 By Rob Langrell    Community    July 31, 2015

Email: Police chief writes he was asked to 'provide some high cover' on Hehnke case

Sidney Police Chief B.J. Wilkinson wrote an email in the spring of 2014 that said he was asked to keep a citation written to a city employee "off the radar in County Court and the newspaper." The emai...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    July 31, 2015

City Council continues budget discussions

Sidney City Councilors met Thursday evening for the second of two budget workshops held this week. In preparation of finalizing the upcoming fiscal year’s budget, councilors met with department heads to discuss potential expenditures and revenue so...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    July 31, 2015


Michael Dickman, of the Panhandle Putters Disc Golf Club, launches a drive at Deer Run Park earlier this week. See story in Sports, Page 10A.... Full story

 By M. Timothy Nolting    Community    July 31, 2015

Across The Fence: Relay race to Roseburg, Ore.

In 1955, the world as we knew it was changing and changing fast. The nation's need for speed, horsepower and independence was reflected in Chevy's '55 Bel Air and the classic Nomad wagon. Ford motor...

 Obituaries    July 31, 2015

Roland F. Musil

Roland F. Musil, 93, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on July 26, 2015 in Seguin, TX. Rol was born in Dodge, Neb. on May 3, 1922 to Adella (Mlnarik) and Joseph... Full story

 Obituaries    July 31, 2015

Death Notice: Bill D. Hammond

Bill D. Hammond, 95 of Sidney, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015, in the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. Funeral arrangements for Bill are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC, is... Full story

 Obituaries    July 31, 2015

Death Notice: Olga E. Baack

Olga E. Baack, 97 of Sidney, passed away July 30, 2015 in the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC, is in charge of Olga’s... Full story

 Community    July 31, 2015

Welcoming Arrivals: Addylynn Faith Vasquez

Jennifer (Stitt) & Sev Vasquez from Parker, Colo. are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Addylynn Faith, born June 17, 2015. She weighed 6 lbs. and 5 oz. Izzy, her 4-year-old sister,... Full story

 Community    July 31, 2015

Community Calendar 07-31-15

Dalton Prairie Sooner Museum open Saturday and Sundays from 1-4 p.m., for the rest of the summer. Farmer’s Market on Saturdays July 11 through Oct. 10 at Hickory Street Square from 8 to 11 a.m. in Sidney Tuesday, Aug. 4 A Parkinson’s support... Full story

 By Pastor Jim Nichols    Community    July 31, 2015

Interpreting the times and seasons

Considering Pope Francis’ recent world travels to South America, as well as, the soon anticipated September visit to the United States, to meet with the Congress and United Nations, I thought a little humor would be in order with some observations...

 Community    July 31, 2015

Good Old Days 07-31-15

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 'Sidney...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    July 31, 2015

PANHANDLE PUTTERS DISC GOLF: League promotes camaraderie, competition

Be careful if you head out to Deer Run Park Disc Golf Course – you just might get hooked on the fun. For three years, the Panhandle Putters Disc Golf Club has been playing its regular league nights...