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Articles from the September 30, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    September 30, 2015

Judge: Wilkinson's 30-day jail sentence stands

A judge has upheld a misdemeanor conviction and 30-day jail sentence for Sidney Police Chief B.J. Wilkinson. Wilkinson has been on paid administrative leave since July, after pleading no contest to...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    September 30, 2015

Lodgepole clerk Sherman named Western Nebraska Clerk of the Year

LODGEPOLE – Tammy Sherman, Lodegpole's village clerk, has been named Western Nebraska Clerk of the Year by the Western Nebraska Rural Development staff and United States Department of Agriculture....

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    September 30, 2015

Sidney water system to undergo $11.1M in upgrades

As Sidney's population has grown in recent years – and is expected to continue climbing – residential, commercial and recreational demands for water have increased. To ensure a steady and...

 By Larry Nelson    Community    September 30, 2015

Veteran's History Project - Paul F. Sheaman

Paul F. Sheaman Master Sergeant U.S. Army 1943-1946 1950-1951 EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Sidney,...

 Obituaries    September 30, 2015

Eugene C. Buehrer

Eugene C. Buehrer, 88 of Cornville, Ariz., passed away at his home on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. Gene was born on Oct. 24, 1926 in Seward, Neb. He served in the U.S. Navy as Machinist Mate 1st Class in... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 30, 2015

Sidney native Reba Huge returns for 60th reunion

Sidney native Reba Kinne Huge, and her husband Harry, will travel to Sidney this week. It marks both a celebration of her roots, as a native of Sidney who is coming home to celebrate her 60th high...

 Community    September 30, 2015

Community Calendar 09-30-15

Ongoing The Farmer’s Market is held on Saturdays through Oct. 10 at Hickory Street Square in Sidney from 8-11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 1 The Sidney Public Library will host author Tim Smith, also known as Buck Wilder, on Thursday, Oct. 1 at 10:15 a.m.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 30, 2015

Ribbon cutting

The Cheyenne County Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting for Daniel Charles and his wife, who are the owners of Panhandle Janitorial. The company is an insured cleaning service for commercial...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 30, 2015

PSAT assessment available to Creek Valley juniors

CHAPPELL – Creek Valley High School juniors will have the opportunity to take part in SAT’s PSAT program on Oct. 14. This is the only time the PSAT will be offered this year at the school. The PSAT, which is taken by nearly one million students...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 30, 2015

Sidney 8th-grade volleyball team wins title

Sidney Middle School's eighth-grade "B" team won the championship in the 2015 8th Grade Volleyball Jamboree in Mitchell on Monday. This is the second consecutive championship for the 8th graders. The...

 By Donna Wiedeburg    Sports    September 30, 2015


The Sidney High School junior varsity football team defeated Ogallala on Monday night, 42-8. Micth Rolls had two touchdowns for Sidney, while teammates Ryan Stettner, Jon Smith and Cade Lewis added...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 30, 2015

2 Creek Valley golfers win medals in Hershey

A pair of Creek Valley High School golfers earned medals on Tuesday at the Hershey Invite. The Storm’s Maddy Johnson shot a 94, good for sixth place overall. Teammate Jaden Criswell shot a 101 to finish 10th. Creek Valley only fields three golfers...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 30, 2015

Sidney volleyball tops Scottsbluff

The Sidney High School volleyball team pushed its record back to the .500 mark with a key win on the road at Scottsbluff on Tuesday night. The Lady Raiders improved to 7-7 this year, while Scottsbluff slipped to 4-9. Sidney won the match in four sets...