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Articles from the December 11, 2015 edition

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 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    December 11, 2015

Holiday hobby turns into tradition

It's the time of the year when locals get into the holiday spirit by putting lights on their house and decorations in their yard. For the Tomsick family, the holidays wouldn't be the same without a sy...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    December 11, 2015

Community Choir concerts are Dec. 13, Dec. 20

The Community Choir is back with six concerts for its 40th anniversary year. Three performances will be held Dec. 13. They are at 2 p.m. at Miller Memorial Care Center, 4 p.m. at Sedgwick Community...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    December 11, 2015

WNCC-Sidney students donate blankets

Students at the Western Nebraska Community College-Sidney Campus recently donated blankets to long term care facilities in the area, which included living centers and nursing homes. Five years ago,...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    December 11, 2015

Event, fundraisers set for Deuel County deputy

Western Nebraska and beyond is rallying behind a Deuel County deputy who was shot four times in the line of duty last week. Michael Hutchinson, a 25-year law enforcement veteran, was shot in Big...

 Community    December 11, 2015

Community Calendar 12-11-15

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 Jessica Groskopf    Community    December 11, 2015

Farm Bill program payments in for Panhandle

Nebraska farms have received an estimated $550 million in farm-program payments from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency as of Nov. 3 under new programs authorized in the Agricultural Act of 2014. Payments have been made to farms i...

 By Kyril McGown    Community    December 11, 2015

Some thoughts about the world and the season

A short time ago, the world was shocked by the horrendous attacks in Paris, France, and in Mali on the African continent as well as uncovering a plot for a similar attack in Brussels. These atrocities were planned and committed in the name of a...

 Community    December 11, 2015

Good Old Days 12-11-15

Compiled By the Sun-Telegraph Staff 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...

 By Greg Knight    Sports    December 11, 2015


Kordell Maestas, a senior at Leyton High School, has been invited to represent Nebraska on the Central Conference Track and Field team competing in Australia in the summer of 2016. The conference...