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Christmas Light Winners

Winners were announced this week for the annual Christmas House Lighting Contest, sponsored by the Cheyenne County Tourism Board. Four winners were awarded. First place went to the Cook household...

 

Setting New Light Pole

Setting new light pole: Workers were busy early Thursday setting a new light pole at the southwest corner of Illinois and Thirteenth....

 

Colors of Christmas

Kindergarten students at Central Elementary School sing of the "Red and Green," the colors of Christmas, during the Dec. 12, Christmas Sing....

 

Churches' Aid Request Denied

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge on Thursday denied an emergency request for relief funds by three Texas churches damaged during Hurricane Harvey that are suing the federal government over how it offers disaster aid to houses of worship. The churches are...

 

Fixit Station

Sarah-Kate Splichal joined city parks department workers to install the first bike Fixit station along the city's trail system last week, bringing to life an idea approved by the Sidney City Council...

 

Sidney To Host WWI Chautauqua In June

For the centennial remembrance of the end of the Great War, the communities of Wayne and Sidney will host “World War I: Legacies of a Forgotten War” next June. Presented by Humanities Nebraska, the free, four-day Chautauqua festival of...

 

SHS Students Selected For Honor Choir

The following Sidney High School student musicians were recently selected by audition for the Chadron State College High Plains Honor Choir: Autumn Arnett, Felicity Beyer, Destiny Backer, Taylor...

 

Tree of Remembrance

Sidney Regional Medical Center's Hospice Program hosted its annual Tree of Remembrance Ceremony last week. The program included a performance by The Glory Bells and others offering inspirational...

 

Rotary Gift To Local Learning

Fourth grade students at North Elementary explore new children's dictionaries given to them by members of the Sidney Rotary Club. Rotary also provided the books to students at Leyton Elementary as...

 

Christmas Decorations

Christmas decorations can be enjoyed nearly anywhere you go these days. Residents and visitors to Sidney Regional Medical Center's Extended Care will see this beautiful display as they enter the...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 8, 2017

New Sixth Grade 'Student' Learns Valuable Lesson

When Gene Russell arrived for his first day of sixth grade at Sidney's West Elementary, he, like others before him, didn't quite know what to expect. But after a couple of hours, Russell's new...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 8, 2017

And Then There Was One: Sidney Spellers Meet For Verbal Contest

The contestants assembled at the designated time. The officials took their places, making sure rules are followed and goals are met, or defined when missed. It was an afternoon of competing with each...

 

Local School Fares Well In District One-Act

Area thespians sent actors to district competitions recently, earning numerous awards for their acting. Sidney High School's One-Act Play team garnered a fourth place finish at the Class B-6 District...

 

Christmas at SRMC Extended Care

Amy Bondegard, right, a member of the Cabela's MERG (Multicultural Employee Resource Group) visits with a resident at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. During the year the team raised...

 

Accident Reports

NOV. 27 - Two vehicles collided on Linden Street in Sidney at 7:50 a.m. Frances Tillman, 29, of Sidney, was driving a 2009 Dodge Durango west on Linden Street while a 2008 Hyundai mini-van was parked in the same block. The two vehicles collided when...

 

Tree of Remembrance Set Thursday

Losing a loved one is painful, particularly around the holidays. To help ease that pain, Sidney Regional Medical Center's Home Health Hospice is hosting the Community Tree of Remembrance Ceremony at...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 6, 2017

Santa Visits Hickory Square

Santa greets an excited young fan just prior to lighting the Christmas Tree in Hickory Square Saturday....

 

Community Calendar

First 2 wks in December at the Nancy Fawcett Memorial Library in Lodgepole - Christmas Card Signing - For Veterans in Cheyenne WY hospital. Cards & postage provided. … Community Tree of Remembrance Ceremony. December 7, 6:00 p.m. - Legion Park...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 1, 2017

Christmas Activities Kick Off Saturday

Downtown Christmas activities kick into high gear this weekend with activities in Hickory Square and the Post Commanders Home. Sponsored by the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce and City of Sidney,...

 

Lighting Contest Judged Next Week

All local residents need to do to participate in a Christmas lighting contest is turn their lights on. The Cheyenne County Visitors Committee is once again sponsoring a home lighting contest, which...

 

Houk named to Kansas All-State Academic Team

Jessica Houk, a 2016 graduate of Leyton High School, is one of two students selected by Colby (Kansas) Community College to be on the 22nd annual Kansas All-State Academic Team. Kansas is one of 38...

 

Hope Was Born On Christmas Morning

Hope defined: A favorable and confident expectation. We live in a current world that is Chaotic at best, what used to be right seems to be wrong, and what has always been wrong, all of a sudden has become right. There does not seem to be any rhyme...

 

Students Behind The Camera With Sidney High Television Program

What started out as a club experiment five years ago has turned into a popular class that is the envy of programs across the state. It started when Sidney High School teachers Matt McKay and Roger...

 

CCCC Offers One-Stop Local Shopping At Vendor Fair

Home-based businesses and hand-crafted items will be featured at a vendor show held at the Cheyenne County Community Center Dec. 3. Kiersten Richards from CCCC said the vendor fair gives those small businesses a boost from local shoppers, who can...

 

Students Get Tour of County Government

Encouraging a person to do a job is difficult if that person doesn't first know what is required to do the job. That is part of the motivation in the Cheyenne County Government Day held Monday, Nov....

 

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