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Articles from the December 8, 2022 edition

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 By Mike Motz    News    December 8, 2022

Veteran's Service Committee Additions, Early Jump on Fair Business at Commissioner's Meeting

The December 5 meeting of the County Commissioners started with the approval of a change to conditional use permits for materials such as asphalt and concrete and other minerals. Resolution 22-27...

 

Annual 4-H Achievement Ceremony Hands Out Top Honors

The annual 4-H Achievement Celebration was held Saturday night at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds with just over 50 people in attendance for the potluck dinner and award ceremony, hosted by Laura...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    December 8, 2022

Remembrance of Cheyenne County's First WWII Casualty

I received a phone call on Monday from Jacquin Coxon, a former Sidney resident with a very deep connection to the community. The 93 year-old Ms. Coxon was calling from a senior residence in Loveland,...

 

Mary Carrick Christmas Concert will add Sparkle to the Holiday Season

At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21st, Mary Carrick will bring her dynamic vocals, charm and theatrical flair to the Sidney High School Performing Arts Center when she presents Silver Bells and Candy...

 

Lodgepole Christmas in the Village on Sunday

On Sunday, December 11 from 12:30 p.m. until 3 p.m., the Lodgepole Community Fund (LCF) will be sponsoring a dance and music celebration during the annual Christmas in the Village event. Christmas in the Village will be held at the Panther Activity...

 

CORRECTION

For the story we ran last week on Betty Peetz’s 100th birthday, we incorrectly stated that she was born in Sidney and then moved to Gurley later in life. She was actually born and raised in Gurley, and then moved to Sidney as an adult. We...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    December 8, 2022

One dead following single-vehicle semi-truck accident; Multiple agencies respond to tractor-trailer accident which blocked westbound interstate traffic on December 3

A 42-year-old Illinois resident is dead following a single-vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer on Interstate 80. According to a press release from the Cheyenne County Attorney, multiple agencies—including the Nebraska State Patrol...

 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

A Design for Living Closed AA Group Meets 5PM Saturdays at 1526 Dodge St., Sidney For more info call 308-249-6526. ... New Beginnings Closed AA Group Meets 7 p.m. Thursdays at 1027 6th Ave., Sidney. For more info call 303-589-4861. ... Local Food...

 

Connecting Nebraska's Waiting Children With Forever Families

The family unit plays a crucial role in shaping a child's life. A loving home is a tremendous blessing –it's easy for many of us to take that for granted. But there are nearly 500 children in Nebras...

 

Two Weddings

Twenty-eight-year-old Naomi Biden married twenty-five-year-old Peter Neal on the south lawn, at the White House, on Saturday, November 19, 2022, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. Because there...

 

Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On With Ivy Joy Johnson

Saturday night was Paradise. Sunday morning, hell broke loose. "Let us hold fast our confession of hope without wavering, for He Who promised is faithful. We are not those who draw back, but those who...

 

4th Graders Attend Ag Literacy Program

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension facilitated Animals Inside and Out, an ag literacy program for youth in Cheyenne and Deuel Counties. Fourth graders from Sidney, Leyton, Creek Valley, and...

 

Monthly 4-H Workshops Are Underway

The Cheyenne County Extension Office has officially kicked off their monthly 4-H workshops! In the month of November, 11 youth attended a pumpkin centerpiece workshop where they learned how to match...

 

Sandra L. "Sandy" Wintermote

Sandra L. "Sandy" Wintermote, 76 of Elm Creek passed away Friday, December 2, 2022 at Kearney Regional Medical Center in Kearney. Memorial services were held December 7, 2022 at Elm Creek Christian...

 

Jane Louise (Schuman) Meick

Jane Louise (Schuman) Meick, age 75, of Sidney, NE passed away in Sidney on Saturday, November 26, 2022. Memorial services were held Friday, December 2, at the Evangelical Free Church in Sidney, NE...

 

Bette Jean Hass

Bette Jean Hass, 84, resident of Scottsbluff, NE and formerly of Bridgeport, NE, died Friday, December 2, 2022, at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. Bette was born August 21, 1938, in Ovid,...

 

Glenda D. Rice

Glenda D. Rice, age 76 of Joliet, IL, formerly of Sidney, passed away on Friday, December 2, 2022. Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Gehrig-Stitt Chapel in...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 8, 2022

Raiders Runner-Up At Western Conference Tournament

Sidney's Red Raider Boys Basketball team was unable to break through against the Scottsbluff Bearcats' defense in the fourth quarter on Saturday, and had to settle for runner-up honors as they fell...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 8, 2022

Lady Raiders Best At Western Conference Tournament

Sidney's Lady Raider Girls Basketball team defeated Scottsbluff Saturday to win the Western Conference Tournament and jump out to their first 3-and-0 start since 2008. Sidney's sharp shooting and...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 8, 2022

Lady Warriors Open Strong Against Kimball, Morrill

Leyton's Lady Warrior Girls Basketball team opened their season strong with two big wins, on the road against Kimball on Friday and at home Saturday against Morrill. Their season opener on Friday had...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 8, 2022

Coyotes Rip Lions In Opener

Potter-Dix's Coyote Basketball team started the 2022-23 season strong with a thorough beating of the visiting Morrill Lions on Friday at Potter-/Dix High School. After a 20 win season last year, the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 8, 2022

Lady Coyotes Open With Losses

Potter-Dix's Lady Coyote Girls Basketball team opened their 2022-23 season with two losses, the first against a middling Morrill team and the second against top-tier opponent Bayard. Friday afternoon...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 8, 2022

Storm Boys Drop Opener To Hyannis

Last year, the Creek Valley Storm Boys Basketball team opened their season at home against Hyannis, and dropped the contest 69-to-13, which was the first of many losses in a difficult 2-and-21 season for the Storm. This year, Creek Valley traveled...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 8, 2022

Lady Storm Struggle in Opener

After a 2021-22 season that had the Lady Storm struggle and notch just two wins, Creek Valley's opening loss to the Hyannis Lady Longhorns did have bright spots, the most being that the Lady Storm kept the game close and were able to move the ball...

 

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