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 By Don Ogle    Community    December 12, 2018 

Live Nativity Scene

Youth from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church presented a live Nativity Scene at the church Sunday evening. All animals and characters, even to the baby Jesus, were living parts of the Christmas...

 

Foundation Dinner Supports Education Projects

The Sidney High School Commons Area was transformed Thursday from cafeteria tables to banquet seating as the Sidney School District Education Foundation held its annual foundation dinner. The evening...

 

School Board Recognizes Top Performers

Sidney Public Schools' top students were recognized at the board of education meeting Monday. The student recognitions were through the Sidney Middle/Senior High School Monthly Performance Award...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 12, 2018 

Hospice Hosts Tree of Remembrance

It's not only important that a person remembers, but more often how they remember loved ones or events. That was the message shared by speaker Steve Sewell, a counselor delivering the address at the...

 

Shop With a Cop

The Sidney Dairy Queen recently donated to the Shop With a Cop program. The program helps families in need buy Christmas gifts for their children. Pictured from left are Sidney Police Officer...

 

Time is Running Out for Toys For Tots Drive

Gift-giving is for children, people often say. However, watching a child beam with excitement after receiving an unexpected gift will put a smile on nearly anyone. That is the goal of the Marine toys...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 7, 2018

Historical Demonstration

As part of this year's Christmas season tour of the Fort Sidney Museum, Tiann Goll of Laughing Lamb Fibers demonstrated how a spinning wheel was used to make yarns and other fibers...

 

Community Lights Holidays with Giving Tree

The tree was placed with decorations galor. Lights were strung to accent the green with names of gentle landmarks adorning the site. Age is a part of life. With age comes specific health needs and...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 5, 2018

Lamplight Music

Sidney sixth grader Dru Weimer plays piano for visitors at the Fort Sidney Post Commander's Home Saturday evening. Weimer and other young musicians played on the century-old piano as part of the...

 

A Day of Drama: Sidney Places Fourth in One-Act Play Competition

Sidney High School was crowded Friday with teams and fans from eight schools Friday. Each team entered with the determination to be the best, in Class B-6 District Play Production. The one-act play... Full story

 

4-H Presents Christmas Paper Circuit Card Class

Youth in grades 1-12 are invited to come and make a light-up Christmas card using copper tape, LEDs and a coin cell battery through a class offered by Cheyenne County Extension. Through the class, participants will learn the basics of electricity...

 

Christmas Kickoff and Parade of Lights

A winter storm forecast for Saturday didn't materialize as feared, and Sidney's Christmas Kickoff and Parade of Lights went off without a hitch. Many residents braved the cold weather to attend...

 

Security First Supports Music Trip

The Security First Bank donated $600 to the SPS Sidney Singers. Security First Bank donates $5 from each Red Raiders Master Card debit card activated. Pictured from left are music teachers Jennifer Mead and Dave Mead, Clem Schumacher and Clint...

 

Snow Removal

A City of Sidney Parks Department crew removes snow from Hickory Square to prepare for decorations to be put up this week so they are ready Holidays on Hickory Square Dec. 1. Prior to the Parade of...

 

Sidney High's Avila Recognized for Language Approach

When a teacher sees a student "get it," it is a moment of excitement for the teacher and the student. It is a moment that often follows a series of failures in the process, failures that become...

 

Seasonal Cleanup Duties

Boy Scouts raked the yard at the Fort Sidney Post Commander's Home and decorated the facility with Christmas lights and greenery. Pictured from left are Owen Kurz, Brian Kurz and Jakob...

 

Blood Drive Set for Nov. 30

Sidney United Methodist Church is hosting a Community Blood Drive 7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30. Please use the North entrance for handicap access to the basement. West Nebraska Blood Center believes that the blood needs of our region can...

 

WNCC Celebrates Veterans

Military service is one of the highest callings in humanity. It requires a person to accept assignments they don't always have control over, with the possibility of a soldier giving the ultimate...

 

Haley Thanks Extends Far Beyond Immediate Family

When it comes to counting blessings this Thanksgiving, the Haley family of Dalton feels they have plenty. Since a football injury resulted in the loss of a leg for one family member, the Haley's have...

 

Lamplight Tours Begin Friday

Take a peek at the past with a visit to the Fort Sidney Museum and lamplight tour of the Post Commander's Home in Sidney 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23. Visitors will see the decorated rooms from...

 

Veterans Tribute

North Elementary third grade students were among those paying tribute to veterans last week. During their program, students sang in front of a display of uniforms worn by service men and women...

 

PANHANDLE PERSPECTIVES: Food safety for the holidays

Family and friends gather in the kitchen and around the table during the holidays. But nobody wants to miss the fun times with family and friends because of foodbourne illness. Follow these food...

 

Achievement Awards Presented to Sidney Students

A half dozen of Sidney Public Schools' top students were recognized at the board of education meeting Monday. The student recognitions were through the Sidney Middle/Senior High School Monthly Perform...

 

Table of Grace Seeks Community Support

Sometimes the one offering help needs help. That is the challenge facing the Table of Grace Food Pantry. Table of Grace, at 1125 Alvarado Road in Sidney, is facing a big challenge in a short amount of...

 

High School One-Act Performers Come to Sidney Stage

Sidney High School will host a One-Act Play Festival in the Performing Arts Center Saturday, Nov. 17 Actors from seven schools will present their productions before a panel of judges to receive critiques to prepare them for district competition...

 

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