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Articles from the December 31, 2015 edition

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 By Greg Knight    Community    December 31, 2015

Raiders win tourney

The Red Raider bench erupts with excitement as Sidney makes a push for the win against Gering on Wednesday afternoon during the title match of the 2015 Cabela's Holiday Shootout. The Lady Raiders...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    December 31, 2015

Pancake feed, 5K run and walk to benefit Deuel Co. deputy

The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office is hosting an event to benefit a deputy shot in early December in nearby Deuel County. Sheriff John Jenson said his office wants to do what it can to support...

 By Compiled By John Verser    Community    December 31, 2015

YEAR IN REVIEW: Last year's biggest stories

Here is a look back at some of the stories that made news in Cheyenne County during 2015. January Sidney's Wendall Gaston was inducted into the Nebraska Jaycee Hall of Fame in Lincoln. "I've learned a...

 Obituaries    December 31, 2015

Service Notice: Wayne and Angela Harr

Wayne Harr, 95 of Sidney, passed away at the Country Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Gilford, Ill. on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. Angela Harr, 93 of Sidney, passed away at the Waterford at Bridle Brook Care Center in Mahomet, Ill. on Saturday,... Full story

 Community    December 31, 2015

Community Calendar 12-31-15

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 William H. Benson    Opinion    December 31, 2015

Story and myth

An article appeared in the New York Times two weeks ago, “Jane Austen’s Guide to Alzheimer’s.” In it, Carol J. Adams described her difficult days caring for her mother, who had lost the battle to Alzheimer’s. For solace, Carol listened to...

 Community    December 31, 2015

Good Old Days 12-31-15

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 AG...

 By Greg Knight    Sports    December 31, 2015

O'Connell and Wintholz: the 'Dynamic Duo' part II

Ever since I became a sports journalist – a career I have embraced during the last 10 years – I’ve always come across exceedingly special athletes. No matter where I’ve been, whether it’s Northern Ireland, Tennessee or Alaska, there are...

 Sports    December 31, 2015


BASKETBALL Tuesday, Jan. 5 Haxtun at Leyton Peetz at Creek Valley Thursday, Jan. 7 Kimball at Sidney Friday, Jan. 8 Gering at Sidney Bayard at Potter-Dix Briggsdale at Peetz Saturday, Jan. 9 Sidney at McCook Hay Springs at Leyton Creek Valley at...

 By Greg Knight    Sports    December 31, 2015

10-0 - Red Raiders stay perfect with a Cabela's tourney win

Living up to all expectations at this point of the season – and doing it in front of a packed house of family, friends and fans – the Sidney Red Raiders boys' basketball team won the 2015...

 By Greg Knight    Sports    December 31, 2015

Lady Raiders finish tourney in third place

When the Lady Raiders basketball team took the floor against Wheatland (Wyo.) on Wednesday in the third-place game of the 2015 Cabela's Holiday Shootout, no one in attendance could have imagined the...

 Sports    December 31, 2015

2015 Cabela's holiday shootout final results

Boys’ Basketball First Place - Sidney Second Place - Gering Third Place - Laramie (Wyo.) Fourth Place - Wheatland (Wyo.) Fifth Place - Gothenburg Sixth Place - Torrington Seventh Place - Chase County Eighth Place - Hershey Girls’ Basketball... Full story