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Articles from the September 11, 2015 edition

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 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    September 11, 2015

Hallett sentenced to 27 years in federal prison

Levi Hallett, 27, formerly of Sidney, was sentenced last week in the U.S. District Court-District of Nebraska. He was sentenced to the Bureau of Prisons for a term of 27 years of imprisonment,...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    September 11, 2015

$25,000 donated to support Sidney activities

Excitement for the first Sidney Red Raiders' home football game is underway with students, teachers and the community wearing red and black. To add to the school pride and support, Michael and Rachel...

 By M. Timothy Nolting    Community    September 11, 2015

Across The Fence: The Butterfield Overland Mail

On the Sept., 15, 1858 the newly formed Butterfield Overland Mail Company sent its first Concord stages on their inaugural journey across the U.S. One stage left Saint Louis, Mo., and another left...

 Community    September 11, 2015

Court Briefs 09-11-15

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County District Court on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, before the Honorable Derek Weimer: Brandy Parissenti, 27, of Sidney, appeared for arraignment on a charge of Possession of Psilocybin mushrooms. A class IV... Full story

 Community    September 11, 2015

Community Calendar 09-11-15

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. Friday, Sept. 11 The Sidney... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 11, 2015

Sidney High School Class of 1965 reunion

Front row, from left: Gaila (Sanford) Wisdom, Ellen (Olsen) Morledge, Marilyn (Atkins) Jensen, Dorothy Holloway, Terry (Gass) Anthony, Sharon (Benzel) Talich, Judy (Johnson) Weeks, Janet (Pederson)... Full story

 By Jan Knicely    Community    September 11, 2015

Beneath the wings of Jesus

As you read this, the official start of fall is just around the corner. The first frost, brisk winds and the crunch of autumn leaves beneath our feet can’t be far behind. As a young mother, I always felt the maternal instinct to gather my...

 Community    September 11, 2015

Good Old Days 09-11-15

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 'U.P....

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 11, 2015

Potter-Dix volleyball splits at Mitchell

MITCHELL - Despite stepping up three classes, the Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes proved they were every bit the equal of their opponents at a Mitchell Triangular Thursday night. The Coyotes first challenged...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 11, 2015

Lady Raiders earn straight-set victory over Sutherland

Despite opening the night down 6-0 in the first set, the Sidney Lady Raiders volleyball team went on to even its record at 2-2 with a straight-set victory over the Sutherland Lady Sailors in Sutherland Thursday evening. The Raiders won by set scores...

 By The Sun-Telegraph staff    Community    September 11, 2015

Late interception secures Sidney High football victory

The Sidney High School football team held on for a 38-27 victory over Hastings on Friday night in its home opener at Weymouth Field. With Sidney clinging to a four-point lead with less than a minute to play and Hastings driving for the potential...