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Articles from the October 24, 2014 edition

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Boot Hill Cemetery: Full of many characters

As Halloween nears, Sidney residents should be aware of some history that's both interesting and a bit scary. Kathy Wilson of the Sidney restoration committee said that Boot Hill Cemetery is a site...


Four local students selected for All-State band, choir

Four area students have been accepted to All-State Choir and All-State Band this year to perform at a special concert at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln. Sidney High School sophomore...


Across The Fence: Ladies First or First Ladies

First woman to receive a medical degree: Elizabeth Blackwell, Jan. 23, 1849 First woman to file a Nebraska Homestead Claim: Mary Meyer (Meier), Jan. 1863 First American woman astronaut in space: Sally...


Service Notice: Olivia Kay Langley

Olivia Kay Langley, daughter of Dennis and Tresa Sutton-Langley of Tucson, Ariz. was born Sun., Oct. 5, 2014 at the University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson and passed peacefully later that day in the arms of her loving parents. A brief memorial... Full story


Service Notice: William W. 'Bill' Garber

Bill Garber, 83 of Sidney, passed away Wednesday evening, Oct. 22, 2014 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Tues., Oct. 28th in the Light Memorial Presbyterian Church. Inurnment with Military... Full story


Service Notice: Doris M. Frerichs

Doris M. Frerichs, 75 of Sidney and longtime Gurley area resident, passed away at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care, Wed., Oct. 22, 2014. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Tues., Oct. 28th in the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel with... Full story


Community Calendar 10-24-14

Saturday, Oct. 25 Mexican Dinner held at the Lodgepole Community Hall (1 block north of Hwy. 30) on Sat., Oct. 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring: Anthony Ramirez, cooking his authentic family recipes. Sunday, Oct. 26 Nancy Fawcett Memorial... Full story


Local leaders recognized as part of a Rural Futures Institute Grant

KEARNEY, Neb. – Sidney’s Megan McGown and Connie Hancock participated in the Rural Futures Institute Grants Program, a virtual leadership development program. The program is built to foster the development of research and engagement and teaching...


Cheyenne County receives dividend check

LINCOLN – Cheyenne County received a membership dividend of $9,480 from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county's property, liability and workers'...


"I choose to refuse to doubt"

How many are familiar with the book, “Pilgrim’s Progress?” Written in the latter part of the 1600s, Paul Bunyan portrays an allegorical account of “Christianity.” I’m reminded of one of the most exciting events in the book when...


Good Old Days 10-24-14

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. 50...

 By Will Korn    Sports    October 24, 2014

Alliance brushes aside Sidney with sweep

The Sidney High volleyball team never found a real spark Thursday, as it was swept, 3-0, by Alliance at the Cabela's Athletic Facility. Sidney lost 25-18, 25-13, 25-19. With the loss, the Lady...

 By Will Korn    Sports    October 24, 2014

State berth on line for Sidney versus Gering

After using a 22-point fourth quarter to take down Alliance in a dogfight last week, the Sidney High football team heads to Gering tonight for its regular-season finale. The Red Raiders (6-2, 1-1) need a win to clinch a spot in the Class B state...


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