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Articles from the December 3, 2013 edition

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 By Caitlin Sievers    News    December 3, 2013

Man to stand trial for 2011 murder

Craig Johnson, 48, is scheduled to stand trial for murder in Cheyenne County District Court next week. Jury selection will take place Monday, Dec. 9, while the trial is set to begin Dec. 10 with the possibility of running through December 17....

 
 By Dave Faries    Community    December 3, 2013

December Sunrise

The sun rose Tuesday morning to a warm, 41 degree welcome. However, snow flurries and plunging temperatures were forecast.... Full story

 
 By Caitlin Sievers    News    December 3, 2013

Golf course bond issue set

At last week’s meeting, the city council approved the final numbers for the funding mechanism to finance work at Hillside Golf Course. Marc Munford of Ameritas Investment informed the council about the Recreational Facilities Public Infrastructure...

 
 By Shannon Ireland    News    December 3, 2013

County approves schedule for shifting funds to roads, bridges

The Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners held the first December meeting on Monday, approving one funding resolution and postponing another. County Treasurer Diane Scott appeared before the Board to urge a yes vote on a resolution authorizing her t...

 
 By Shannon Ireland    Community    December 3, 2013

Local bank sponsors Tree of Lights gift program

With the giving spirit of the holidays in full swing, Security First Bank offers Cheyenne County a way to help those in need through a tradition known as the Tree of Lights. The tree inside the bank... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    December 3, 2013

Ladies Chamber wreath contest winners

Downtown Sidney gleams with holiday cheer thanks to the 2013 Ladies Chamber wreath decorating contest.  The votes have been tallied, and five winners stand atop their respective categories.  In the adult division, winners include the Junior... Full story

 
 Community    December 3, 2013

Welcoming Arrivals - Asher Thomas Fickenscher

Asher Thomas Fickenscher born Nov. 23rd weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz, 20.5 inches long to Levi and Lindsay Fickenscher of Sidney. Maternal grandparents: Randy and Janet Evans and Paternal grandparents: Tom... Full story

 
 Community    December 3, 2013

Court Briefs - 12-03-13

The following people appeared in Deuel County District Court on Monday, Dec. 2, before the Honorable Derek Weimer: Tyler Rad, age 22 of Mankato, Minn., appeared for arraignment on a charge of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and... Full story

 
 Opinion    December 3, 2013

Letter to the Editor: Innocent until proven guilty

Dear Editor, I just wanted to let it be known to the public about the false and misleading information that has recently been published about myself and fiance Walter Fischer. On October 23, 2013 The Sidney Police Department, Cheyenne County... Full story

 
 By Dave Faries    Opinion    December 3, 2013

From the editor: All for one

Over the weekend Babe Heffron died. No big deal, really. Heffron was 90 years old—the range in which time claims so many people. The shadow moves, as poet Rolf Humphries wrote. Of course, late in life Heffron had advanced from the position of...

 
 By Casey Cortney - For The Sidney Sun-Telegraph    Community    December 3, 2013

Physical Therapy Today: Rapid recovery from hamstring injuries

The hamstring muscles, located at the back of the thigh, are comprised of three muscle groups. Injuries to these muscles are common in athletes participating in sports such as football or basketball. They are also common in ‘weekend warriors’...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    December 3, 2013

Raiders send early message with Hall of Fame win over North Platte

With a strong sense of optimism surrounding the Sidney High School boys basketball team, the 2013-14 Raiders were unveiled to the public Monday night in a Nebraska Hall of Fame game at the Cabela's...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    December 3, 2013

Sidney uses Hall of Fame contest to test team's depth

In a final tune up before the real action begins on Thursday, the Sidney Red Raiders girls basketball team took on Class A North Platte Monday night in an annual game to benefit the Nebraska Hall of F...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    December 3, 2013

Sidney v North Platte

Members of the girls team cheer on the boys.... Full story