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Articles from the March 21, 2014 edition

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Custer sentenced to life for 2012 murder

Jason Custer will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Custer was sentenced to life in prison without parole Thursday for fatally shooting Adam McCormick in the front yard of a Sidney home nearly a year and a half ago. In the state of Nebraska,...


Frame up

Art from Potter-Dix students is on display at the Sidney Public Library this week. A painting by junior, Josh Jenkins.... Full story


New company donates to local non-profit

Bell Lumber and Pole decided to precede its grand opening, May 8, with a charitable donation to the community. Bell, which will soon open its utility pole treatment facility on the Adams Industries...


Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man

In the early 1930s, Idaho farmer William Beard was clearing a field in Tetonia, Idaho, just west of the Teton Mountain Range. While working the field William unearthed a rock of rhyolite lava in the...


Good Old Days – 03-21-14

Compiled By The Sidney 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. 100 YEARS AGO ‘Sidney Post Office To Become Second...


Letting go

A leper came to him begging him, and kneeling he said to him, “If you choose, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, and he was made clean. Mark 1: 40-42 Two things present themselves in this...


Basketball Team Leaders

Peetz Boys Points Ave. Josh Fiscus 358 19.9 Casey Barrett 183 10.8 Tre Lewis 200 10.5 Cody Wilson 104 5.5 Corbin Heller 100 5.3 Bradey Holtz 63 3.5 Austin Wilson 39 2.4 Assists Ave. Josh Fiscus 57 3.2 Bradey Holtz 37 2.1 Corbin Heller 23 1.2 Steals...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    March 21, 2014

One inning unravels otherwise solid opening day for Peetz

As mostly clear skies and a warm sun greeted the first day of spring it was the perfect setting for the Peetz Bulldogs and Merino Rams to welcome the season with the schedule's first baseball game....

 By Jeff Parsons    Sports    March 21, 2014

Rough me up

One of the most overlooked rules in the book is the treatment of the baseball itself. Why? you ask. First, a little background. The American baseball is made with a small squishy ball center wrapped in lots of thread. Nine inches of leather is then...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    March 21, 2014

Run for it

Sidney’s track team began preparing this week for Saturday’s season opener, the indoor event at Chadron. Savanna Rosenbaum works on bringing out the form that has earned a trip to state in the... Full story

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    March 21, 2014

Run for it

Sidney’s track team began preparing this week for Saturday’s season opener, the indoor event at Chadron. Lucas Rosenbaum strides out after receiving the baton from Logan Lewis.... Full story


Golf course to remain open during work

At least nine holes at Sidney’s Hillside course will remain open to golfers at all times despite irrigation work and other projects. Starting on Monday, March 24, the front nine will be available for play. The backside of the course will be closed... Full story


Area Sports Schedule

Fri. Mar. 21 SOCCER Platte Valley Co-Ed Soccer Sterling @ Sidney U-19 4:15 p.m. Sat. Mar. 22 TRACK & FIELD Sidney @ Chadron Indoor 9 a.m. Peetz @ Yuma 9 a.m.... Full story


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