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Articles from the December 22, 2015 edition

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Celebrating the season

Sidney elementary school students sang Christmas carols in Hickory Street Square last week....

 

Man found dead in Walmart parking lot

A man was found dead Sunday morning in the Walmart parking lot in Sidney. Jan Poleszuk, 63, of Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, was found dead about 7:15 a.m. Sunday next to a tractor trailer in the northwest corner of the parking lot. He was the driver...

 

Sidney police investigating sting of vandalism

The Sidney Police Department is actively investigating a sting of vandalism cases in the city. In recent weeks, multiple residents have reported rocks being thrown through windows on their vehicles and homes, along with other acts of vandalism....

 

Make sure to keep your home safe while out of town

With Christmas just days away, many people may be traveling out of town for the holidays. Local law enforcement officials are reminding residents to take a few steps to reduce the risk of becoming a b...

 

Public defender appointment tabled

A decision on who will be Cheyenne County's first public defender in at least two decades will wait until the New Year. A public defender policy board, created last summer, reviewed four proposals...

 

Holiday travelers to save $1.6 billion at the pump

GasBuddy, the authoritative voice on pump prices, projects that consumers will save $1.6 billion on gas over their year-end travels compared to last year. According to the annual GasBuddy holiday...

 

City closed Dec. 24-25, Jan. 1

The City of Sidney will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24-25, in observance of Christmas. All city departments will be closed, including the landfill and the library. The Dial-a-ride and Stage Line Bus will not be running. The solid waste...

 

Service Notice: Frank M. Cox

Frank M. Cox, 69 of Lodgepole, passed away at his home Monday, Dec. 21. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 28 in the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel with Pastor Lawrence Vance officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Pleasant View Cemetery... Full story

 

Community Calendar 12-22-15

Ongoing A memorial account has been set up at American National Bank (Main Bank and Drive up locations) for Tabitha Davis. Donations can be made to: “Tabitha Davis Memorial Fund” to help defray expenses and to benefit twin daughters “Emmersynne... Full story

 

4 locals receive degrees from Chadron State

Four with local ties received degrees from Chadron State College last Friday. Miranda McKay of Sidney earned a master of education degree during Chadron State College’s winter commencement last Friday. Kelsey Carwin and Jin Zeng, both of Sidney,...

 

Kocsis graduates from UNO

A Potter resident was awarded her degree last Friday from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Sara Kocsis of Potter graduated from the university with a bachelor of arts degree. More than 1,100 students graduated at the ceremony last Friday held in...

 

UNL awards 1,400-plus degrees in December ceremonies

Two students with local ties were among the more than 1,400 degrees were awarded during commencement exercises Dec. 18 and 19 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Jessica Ellen Glanz of Sidney graduated with a bachelor of science degree in...

 

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

BASKETBALL Monday, Dec. 28 Creek Valley at Perkins County Cabela’s Holiday Shootout Tuesday, Dec. 29 Cabela’s Holiday Shootout Wednesday, Dec. 30 Cabela’s Holiday Shootout Tuesday, Jan. 5 Haxtun at Leyton Peetz (Colo.) at Creek Valley... Full story

 

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