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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

4-H Club Project Honors Final Resting Place


Don Ogle

Wrangler 4-H Club members wade in to high grass to remove old wire and posts from a small cemetery where a family lays east of Lorenzo. The club undertook the cleanup as its annual community service project.

A 4-H club project put a little spit and polish on a little-known private cemetery near Lorenzo last week, sprucing up the final resting place of a long-gone Cheyenne County family.

The project, borne of the search for a project to serve the community, was founded in the minds of young 4-H and real-life sisters, Peyton and Taylor Sprenger. While they were brainstorming for a club project, the sisters spoke to a neighbor, who told them about the small cemetery just east of Lorenzo, suggesting a cleanup might be a good thing for the community.

As they researched the plot, club members found t...

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