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Articles from the August 7, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    August 7, 2015

Chief's lawyer has 30 days to submit appeal brief

During a 3-minute court hearing on Friday, a deadline was set for the submission of a brief appealing a 30-day jail sentence handed down last month to Sidney Police Chief B.J. Wilkinson. Attorney...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    August 7, 2015

Championship play

Brandon Segelke of Radtke Home Daycare, puts the tag on Sabra Peetz of Sidney Regional Medical Center in the championship game of the Cheyenne County Community Center co-ed softball championships at... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 7, 2015

Businesswomen mentor teens

The Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska's Young Women's Entrepreneurial Camp was held at recently at Lakeview Cabin in North Platte, and included Sarah-Kate Splichal of Sidney. This Girl Scout leadership... Full story

 By M. Timothy Nolting    Community    August 7, 2015

Across The Fence: Buffalo Baron, Charles Rath

On July 30, 1902, Charles Rath, the son of Johann Christian and Philomene Bertha Rath, died at the home of his sister and brother-in-law in Los Angeles. His headstone in the Rosedale Cemetery is...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 7, 2015

Blackwood Legacy Quartet in concert locally

The Blackwood Legacy Quartet from Nashville, will be presenting several concert events in the area this week, including one in Sidney. With its unbroken link to the Dove and Grammy-award winning...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 7, 2015

Windblown Arts Festival planned for Bushnell

The Windblown Arts Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 15 in the village of Bushnell. The Sisters Grimm, Bushnell’s bookstore and coffee shop, will serve as the host. The festival will include live music, food, crafts and a beer garden. There is... Full story

 Community    August 7, 2015

Community Calendar 08-07-15

Dalton Prairie Sooner Museum open Saturday and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. for the rest of the summer. The Farmer’s Market is held on Saturdays through Oct. 10 at Hickory Street Square in Sidney from 8 -11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 9 Sidney First United... Full story

 By Pastor Tom Hyde    Community    August 7, 2015

Laughter is a gift

Do you know what’s green, leafy, and sings the blues? Elvis Parsley. In the hot days of summer, with the world the way it is, I think we can use some humor. I picked up a joke book that some really good jokes in it, but I decided to share these...

 Community    August 7, 2015

Good Old Days 08-07-15

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...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    August 7, 2015


The Cheyenne County Community Center co-ed softball championships were decided at Legion Park on Thursday night....