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Articles from the October 8, 2015 edition

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 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    October 8, 2015

Applebee's is coming to Sidney

Area residents looking for a new place to dine will have another option in the coming months when an Applebee's will open for business. The future location for the new business is located on Cabela...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 8, 2015

City offices closed for Columbus Day

The City of Sidney will be observing the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 12. All city departments will be closed, including the library, the landfill and both public transportation buses. Trash collection normally scheduled for Monday will be...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 8, 2015


The Nancy Fawcett Memorial Library in Lodgepole will be having a parade of pumpkins again this year. It will be held Oct. 31 at 3 p.m., with registrations ongoing until Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. For more...

 Obituaries    October 8, 2015

Zella Belle Schmale

Zella Belle (Johnson) Schmale, 96, died peacefully Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, at Heritage Estates in Gering. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 12, at Weyerts Immanuel Lutheran... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 8, 2015

Single ladies winter car check set for Saturday

Single ladies are invited to bring their cars to the Sidney Evangelical Free Church parking lot at 2763 11th Avenue for a free winter car check this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. The inspection includes: lights, tires, oil, transmission fluid,...

 Community    October 8, 2015

Community Calendar 10-08-15

Ongoing The Farmer’s Market is held on Saturdays through Oct. 10 at Hickory Street Square in Sidney from 8-11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9 The City of Sidney will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Sidney Outdoor Aquatic Center on Friday at 10:30... Full story

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    October 8, 2015

Mel Blanc: Comedy and tragedy

Mel Blanc was known as “the man with a thousand voices” because he created voices for numerous cartoon characters. For Warner Brothers, Mel was the voice of Wile Coyote, Speedy Gonzales, Pepe LePew, Foghorn Leghorn, Yosemite Sam, Sylvester the...

 By Rob Langrell    Sports    October 8, 2015

Rivalry game opens District B-8 play

Sidney head football coach Chris Koozer knows he won't have to do much to get his Red Raiders fired up this week. A quick look at the schedule shows the next foe: Scottsbluff. Enough said. When these...