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Articles from the August 8, 2014 edition

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Local business wins top safety award

The trucking division of local business Adams Industries is striving to make its employees safer all the time. Adams Industries, which is headquartered in Sidney and has another location in Texas,...


Road closure update

As the work on 10th Ave. continues, new sections of the street will open while other sections will close. On Monday, Aug. 11, the intersection of Linden St. and 10th Ave. will re-open to traffic. Additional sections of 10th Ave. between Linden and... Full story


Donate blood locally next week

Donors who want their blood to stay local should donate at the Regional West blood drive on Aug. 14. This drive, coordinated by the Cheyenne County Ladies Chamber will take place at the Cheyenne County Community Center from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m....


Across The Fence: New England's Heroine Scalptress

Hannah Dustin has the distinction of being the first American woman to be recognized and honored for her heroism with a statue. And not by just one statue but four other separate memorial markers and...


Edgar Peters

Edgar Peters, 90 of Lodgepole, passed away on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Sidney Regional Medical Center, Extended Care. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at... Full story


Community Calendar 08-08-14

Ongoing Ladies Chamber Farmers Market at Hickory Square every Saturday during summer (through Sept.) from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Any Vendors with produce or crafts are welcome! Contact Margaret Lienemann at 254-7343 for info. The Sidney Public Library wil... Full story


Scholarship winners

The local Kiwanis club awarded $500 scholarships to two recent Sidney graduates. The winners are Amber Arellano (right), who attends Tabor College in Kansas and Jaide Wachtel, who attends University... Full story


Good Old Days 08-08-14

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...


Letter to the Editor: Cheyenne County Fair

Dear Editor, Having lived in Cheyenne County for over 30 years, I know dozens of reasons why it is a great place to live. One of those reasons was a blessing to me last Friday night at the Demolition Derby: honesty. I don’t know whom the people... Full story


The point of no return

It happened a long time ago. There were nearly 100 kids attending the Adventist Junior Camp at Broken Arrow Ranch, located on the shores of Tuttle Creek Reservoir, near Manhattan, Kansas. The week long camp for 10-12 year olds involved a lot of water...

 By Will Korn    Sports    August 8, 2014

Men's Softball Tournament - Buffalo Point wins 3 straight, takes title

Members of the Buffalo Point men's softball team pose for a team photo following their championship win Thursday night at the community center fields. They defeated Runza in the semi-final game and... Full story


Community center reminders

1. Youth Volleyball (Registration Forms turned in after deadline will be put on waiting list until further notice). 5th-6th Grade Clinic - Registration: 7/28 to 8/18; Clinic Dates: 8/19 to 9/18; Times: 4:30 to 5:30 pm; Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays.... Full story

 By Will Korn    Sports    August 8, 2014

Three special fans

The Community Center recognized three outstanding softball fans Thursday night. Left to Right: Judy Rosenbaum, Joan Loghry and Shirley Swanstrom received Most Outstanding Spectator awards. Each of... Full story

 By Will Korn    Sports    August 8, 2014

Men's Softball Tournament - Buffalo Point wins 3 straight, takes title

Rowdy Zett comes home to score in the first inning of the first game against Rod's Welding Thursday night. Buffalo Point swung hot bats the entire night but took advantage of several miscues by the... Full story


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