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Articles from the May 14, 2015 edition

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Making an impact: the Wright way

It's a long way from the Nebraska Panhandle to the South African village of Kalaba, Zambia – almost 9,000 miles to be exact. About a year ago, Bridgeport native Emily Wright left her family,...


Sidney H.S. graduation can be viewed on SRTV

Sidney High School’s gradation ceremonies will be carried on live streaming video and audio on SRTV this Sunday, May 17. Coverage will begin at approximately 1:20 p.m. MST. The senior slideshow will follow at 1:30 p.m., with graduation ceremonies... Full story

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 14, 2015

Old Post Road and 11th Avenue project trudges along

The beautification project planned for Old Post Road and 11th Avenue in Sidney is slowly moving forward. The project, initially proposed last summer, has faced numerous setbacks. The plans call for installing landscaping, a wall and sign at the...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 14, 2015

New Raider ride

The Sidney Public School District recently purchased a travel bus for activity and sports groups to use. The vehicle holds 57 people and was first put into service last Friday to transport high... Full story


Richard "George" Houser

Celebration of Life for George Houser was held 10 a.m., Friday, May 8, 2015 at Gillette Memorial Chapel. Richard "George" Houser, 58 of Gillette, passed away on Wed., Feb. 11, 2015 of a pulmonary... Full story


Service Notice: Morgan R. Burns

Morgan R. Burns, 19 of Peetz, passed away in Peetz, Monday, May 11, 2015. Vigil Services will be at 6 p.m., Friday, May 15, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 16. Both services will be in the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in... Full story


Wedding: Hayek, Carley marry

Kristi Hayek and Matthew Carley were united in marriage July 26, 2014, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Cordova, Neb. with the Rev. Brian Tuma officiating. The bride is the daughter of Ron and... Full story


Community Calendar 05-14-15

Saturday, May 16 The 2nd Annual Kids Go Fishing Rodeo will be held Saturday, May 16 at 7:30 a.m. at Cedar Vue (Gate 13) at Lake McConaughy. Free event for children ages 3-15. All children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information,... Full story

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 14, 2015

DISTRICT D-11 TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Potter-Dix boys cruise to title

MORRILL – Boosted by Jake Johnson, Cooper Hicks and Kelsey Rozelle qualifying for state in four events, the Potter-Dix Coyotes boys' team won the District D-11 Track and Field Championships at Morri...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 14, 2015

DISTRICT D-11 TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Lady Coyotes claim District championship

MORRILL – For Leyton High's Abbe Draper, it could be a long wait to see if she qualified for the 2015 NSAA State Track and Field Championships scheduled for next week. With berth's at state and...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 14, 2015

Talking Sports: Rooting for NHL's Rangers can be big distraction

I don’t follow professional sports as closely as I once did. Maybe there’s just not as much time or maybe it’s less exciting to watch the teams I’ve rooted for all my life struggle year after year. When I was a kid, I would root for my...



TRACK & FIELD Thursday, May 14 Sidney at District B-6 Meet (@ Ogallala), 9 a.m. Peetz at 1A State Meet (@ Lakewood, Colo.), 4 p.m. Friday, May 15 Peetz at 1A State Meet (@ Lakewood, Colo.), 9 a.m. Saturday, May 16 Peetz at 1A State Meet (@ Lakewood,... Full story


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