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Articles from the September 10, 2015 edition

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 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    September 10, 2015

Serenity Café hosts 'The Curly Wolf Art Show'

Art, music, coffee and friends: the ingredients of "The Curly Wolf Art Show." Serenity Café in downtown Sidney will host the free art show on Friday, Sept. 11. Eight local artists from the Cheyenne C...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    September 10, 2015

Martinez sentenced to life for murder conviction

A man who shot and killed a Sidney woman three years ago was sentenced to life imprisonment on Wednesday afternoon. Larry Martinez shot and killed Kershman at a residence on the north side of Sidney...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 10, 2015

Water use in the Southern Panhandle

In the 2014 South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) Water Usage Report, the average amount of water used daily by people living in the District boundaries of Kimball, Cheyenne, and Deuel counties is 287 gallons of water a day. Taking a...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 10, 2015

Gaston announces candidacy for state Legislature

Dr. Wendall Gaston, a former three-term Sidney mayor and long-time pharmacist from Sidney announced today that he will be a candidate for the open seat of the 47th District of the Nebraska...

 Obituaries    September 10, 2015

Evelyn Christensen

Evelyn Christensen, 93 of Sidney, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 8, 2015 at Sidney Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 14, 2015 in the Holy... Full story

 Obituaries    September 10, 2015

Jon P. LaMore

Jon P. LaMore, 60 of Lodgepole, passed away in his home, Friday morning, Sept. 4, 2015. Graveside memorial services and inurnment will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 11 in the Pleasant View...

 Obituaries    September 10, 2015

Kermit Lyle Greenstreet

Kermit was born on July 25, 1935 in Sargent, Neb. and died on Sept 4, 2015 at the Good Shepherd Home in Blair, Neb. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children, Ken Greenstreet of Fountain Hills, Ariz., Kirk (Carol) Greenstreet of Woodland Park,... Full story

 Community    September 10, 2015

Community Calendar 09-10-15

Ongoing 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. The Bridge Marathon will begin playi... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 10, 2015

Uhlir named National Merit Scholarship finalist

About 1.5 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2014 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which serv...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 10, 2015

Scotts Bluff monument welcomes 4th grade students

Scotts Bluff National Monument invites all fourth-grade students to visit the park for free as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. Starting Sept. 1, fourth-grade students can now go to to complete an...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 10, 2015

Wildcat Hills Nature Center expansion begins

One of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Panhandle facilities is expanding. Construction has begun on an addition to the Wildcat Hills Nature Center south of Gering. The $2.375 million expansion will add 8,720 square feet to the building,...

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    September 10, 2015

Brandywine versus Sept. 11

Two historic events occurred on Sept. 11. The first was at Brandywine Creek, west of Philadelphia, in 1777, and the second was Sept. 11, 2001. In the first, General George Washington’s ragtag army tried to stop General William Howe’s superior...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 10, 2015

Talking Sports: Weekend of local sports action

W ith Labor Day now in the rearview mirror, the local sports seasons kick into high gear. After a quiet holiday weekend, the upcoming two days are full of activity. On the gridiron, all the local...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 10, 2015

Peetz basketball coach steps down

Peetz Bulldogs’ head basketball coach Jim Gardiner announced he is stepping down from his post effective immediately. Gardiner’s assistant last season, Sean Fehringer, will take over. “With regrets, today I announce my resignation from the head...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 10, 2015

Raiders set for home opener

For Sidney Red Raiders' fans, their long wait for home football is nearly over. After beginning the season with two lopsided wins on the road, the Raiders return home in an attempt to go 3-0 for the t...