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  • Daily pleads not guilty to felony charges

    Brandon L. Summers|Apr 7, 2017

    James L. Daily, 37, pleaded not guilty to felony charges Wednesday in Cheyenne County District Court. Daily is charged with terroristic threats, a Class 3A felony, and using a firearm to commit a felony, itself a Class 1C felony. If found guilty of the latter charge, Daily faces a minimum five years and would not be eligible for probation during that time. The alleged acts took place on March 14. According to a Sidney Police Department affidavit, the SPD responded to a report that Daily had...

  • Annual Community Center Fundraiser Saturday

    Brandon L. Summers|Apr 7, 2017

    The Cheyenne County Community Center Foundation is holding its 12th annual fundraiser Saturday at Buffalo Point Steakhouse & Grill. The non-profit foundation started in 2006 to support the community center, Mike Namuth, CCCC director, said. “Anything that’s needed, the foundation’s there to do that,” he said. The Community Center Foundation Fundraiser is Saturday at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m., at Buffalo Point. Tickets are $75. Subscribe to the Sidney Sun-Telegraph to read the rest of...

  • Historic Byway meeting to be held in Potter

    Amanda Tafolla-Sutton|Apr 7, 2017

    America’s first transcontinental highway is the Lincoln Byway. Laid out in 1913, the historic byway stretches from New York to San Francisco. This byway is now officially Highway 30, according to a press release from Muriel Clark, President of the Governing Board for the Nebraska Lincoln Highway Historic Byway. It is the longest of Nebraska’s nine byways at 450 miles, from Omaha and Blair on the east to Bushnell and the Wyoming border on the west, traversing 14 counties and running through 46 communities. For more information about the mee...

  • Construction on Illinois Street is underway

    Apr 7, 2017

    The project from Greenwood to 23rd Street in Sidney began on April 3. Work through Sidney will include removal of old asphalt and construction of new asphalt, some pedestrian concrete work, pipe culverts, guardrail and electrical work. Traffic will be controlled by lane closures that may begin each day a half hour after sunrise to a half hour before sunset. The project is anticipated to be completed by mid-September....

  • Veteran Beverly J. Webb

    Larry Nelson|Apr 7, 2017

    In May 1964, Beverly Webb graduated from Sheridan, Wyoming High School. The following month, she enlisted in the United States Army. She knew that she wanted to get as much schooling in accounting as she could get. The Army offered her some great training and a skill. “Sign me up!” At that time, female enlistees had to be twenty-one years old to enlist without parental permission, but her parents signed on saying the Army had their permission to train their daughter. The U.S. Marines and the U.S. Navy were also interested in this prospect bec...

  • Glenda L. Deaver - Service Notice

    Apr 7, 2017

    Glenda Deaver, age 83 of Dalton, NE passed away at Morrill County Community Hospital in Bridgeport, NE, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. A memorial mass will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, April 8th with a Wake Service at 6:00 P.M., Friday, April 7th. Both services will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Dalton with Father Dave Rykwalder officiating. Inurnment will follow the Mass in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Memorials are being established. Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel on Friday to sign Glenda’s register book and d...

  • Ann M. Schaaf - Service Notice

    Apr 7, 2017

    Ann Schaaf, age 78 of Sidney, NE passed away in Sidney on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Rosary Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 on Monday, April 10th. Both Services will be in the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sidney with Father Jim Heithoff officiating. Burial will follow Mass in the Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Ann’s name to St. Patrick’s Funeral Committee, the King’s Daughters or the donor’s choice. Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel on Sunday fr...

  • Ronald E. "Buck" Rogers - Obituary

    Apr 7, 2017

    Ronald E. “Buck” Rogers, age 81 of Sidney, NE passed away at his home, Monday morning, April 3, 2017. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, April 7th, in the First United Methodist Church with Pastor Corey Jenkins officiating. Inurnment will follow at a later date in the Greenwood Cemetery. Cremation has been held. You may view Buck’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Buck’s care and funeral arrangements. Ronald...

  • John "Jack" J. Carusa - Obituary

    Apr 7, 2017

    John “Jack” J. Carusa, of O’Fallon, MO, died on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at the age of 92. Loving husband of the late Frances L. Carusa; beloved son of the late James and Mildred Carusa; devoted father of James (Sandra) Carusa, Mary (James) Martin, and Barbara (Roger) Verhulst; cherished grandfather of Jason Carusa, Jack Carusa, Anthony (Erin) Carusa, Alyssa Garavaglia, Elisabeth Martin, Daniel Martin, Madison Verhulst, Mitchell Verhulst and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Anthony W. Carusa, grandson, Nicholas G. Caru...