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Articles from the November 2, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    November 2, 2015

County moves to hire public defender

Cheyenne County could have a public defender in place by the first of the year. Paul Schaub, Cheyenne County Attorney, has said in the 20 years he’s worked in the county, there’s never been a public defender. Instead, Cheyenne County judges...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    November 2, 2015

Sidney Regional hosts kids health fair

Children's health and well-being were the focuses of attention at the first Sidney Regional Medical Center kids health fair on Saturday. The "All About Kids Health Adventure" was held at the Cheyenne...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    November 2, 2015

November bringing colder temps

The time change and the start of November will bring colder temperatures and possible snow showers to this week’s forecast. Temperatures for this week will begin in the low 70s before dropping to a high of 62 on Wednesday. On Thursday you can expec...

 Obituaries    November 2, 2015

Service Notice: Dolores Schutte Albro Chambers

A Funeral Mass for Mrs. Dolores Schutte Albro Chambers, 94, was held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 2, 2015 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 1301 Golden Springs Road, Anniston, AL, with Father Bryan Lowe officiating.  The family received friends... Full story

 Obituaries    November 2, 2015

Service Notice: Doris D. Thomas

Doris D. Thomas, 98 of Sidney, passed away at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care, Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 5 in the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Bradley Heinecke... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 2, 2015

Gas prices continue to fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 5.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.34 per Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that has...

 Community    November 2, 2015

Community Calendar 11-02-15

Ongoing A memorial account has been set up at American National Bank (Main Bank and Drive up locations) for Tabitha Davis. Donations can be made to: “Tabitha Davis Memorial Fund” to help defray expenses and to benefit twin daughters... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 2, 2015

Roberts named acting director at Cheyenne VA

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Paul Roberts was named the acting medical center director for the Cheyenne VA Medical Center and Clinics, as announced by network director for the Veterans Integrated Service...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 2, 2015

Kelley to lead PADD, Panhandle RC&D

The Panhandle Area Development District (PADD) and Panhandle Resource Conservation and Development District (Panhandle RC&D) has hired Jeff Kelley as executive director as of Nov. 2. Kelley will sere as executive director for both organizations....

 By Mark Watson    Community    November 2, 2015

No Till notes: 'We're leaking'

Dr. Dwayne Beck from the Dakota Lakes Research farm near Pierre, S.D. will be presenting at the upcoming PNTP Winter Conference, Feb. 23-24, 2015, at the Gering Civic Center. He often begins to engage his audiences by asking the producers in...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    November 2, 2015

Peetz tops Cheraw, makes quarterfinals

The Peetz High School football team took to the road Saturday for its playoff game and came home successful – and with a state quarterfinal berth in hand. The Bulldogs used a strong second half and...

 By Greg Knight    Sports    November 2, 2015

Potter-Dix tops South Platte in straight sets

It only took three hard-fought sets to get there, but the Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes varsity volleyball squad came out victorious against South Platte on Friday, beating the Blue Knights 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-22). The match, played in Big Springs, was...

 By Rob Langrell    Sports    November 2, 2015

Red Raiders fall in state tournament

Sidney High School football coach Chris Koozer had stressed the importance of a fast start for the Red Raiders in Friday's Class B state tournament opener. Instead, the opposite happened and it...