After the rains of the past week blue skies returned Thursday afternoon to reveal the beauty of Sheridan and the vibrant pink blossoms of May at 352 W. Loucks. If you drive by it'll turn you into a "rubbernecker" so you might want to walk by and enjoy both the view and the aroma of the blossoms.
The 2011 All-State Honors are out and Sheridan County has four outstanding track athletes: Wyatt Mirich from Big Horn, Taylor Heaps and Hunter Vineyard from Tongue River and Taylor Kraft from Sheridan.
"Raptoround: Standing Proud" by Chuck Weaver will officially be dedicated during the Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony in Sheridan on Monday morning. The sculpture that portrays a patriotic look was purchased with funds from the Sheridan Media Benefit Golf Tournament that was held last June. It has been placed on the Coffeen & Main Street corner where it will be dedicated.
3-Broncs and 3-Lady Broncs earn All-State Soccer Awards. The Wyoming Coaches Association has posted the 2011 4A All-State Awards recognizing six from Sheridan: Zack Will, Hunter Reece, Gabe Dahmke, Rickie Ryan, Nicci Kassen and Steph Sessions.
Kids from 9 to 14 were ready for the 28th Annual Hershey's Track Meet at Scott Field in Sheridan at 4:00 pm Tuesday. Then at precisely 4:07 pm as the first boy made his standing jump into the sand and others lined up for the softball toss - guess what? Yes, the rain began to pour down and lightning strikes near the stadium forced a cancellation for the day.
The Wind Ensemble from The Sheridan High School Band Department played selections from Mary Poppins and ended with "I Got Rhythm" during the May "Pops" Concert Tuesday evening in the Sue Henry Theater at Sheridan High School. The Symphonic Band and two Percussion groups also performed in addition to the presentation of year-end special recognition awards given out by Band Director Diane Knutson.