Buffalo Council Votes Down Joint Recreation District

Buffalo's City Council voted against forming a joint recreation district at their regular Tuesday meeting.

Johnson County Also Defeats Joint Powers Rec District Board

Johnson County's Commissioners also voted on the issue of whether or not to form a Joint Powers Recreation District, as proposed by the Johnson County School Board, to replace the existing rec board.

County Approves Various Requests Before Them

Johnson County's Commissioners approved a number of requests before the at their meeting earlier this week.

The commissioners approved a request from Vicky Gearhart to become a member of the Mountain Plains Heritage Park Board.

Awards Presented at Council of Social Agencies Meeting

Sheridan's Council of Social Agencies recognized two Sheridan women for their service at a luncheon meeting Wednesday.

Sheridan County 4-H Cookbook on Sale Now

Past and present members of Sheridan County 4-H have compiled a cookbook that not only is full of recipes, but includes interesting artifacts pertaining to the history of 4-H in Sheridan County over the past century.

Representative Madden to Seek Another Term

Legislator Mike Madden has announced his intention to seek another term as State Representative for House District 40, which includes all of Johnson and the eastern part of Sheridan Counties.

Meeting Shows Opposition To Fluoride In Buffalo's Water

A public forum held Monday evening in Buffalo to discuss the possibility of fluoridating Buffalo's municipal water showed those attending were predominantly against the idea, but open to looking into alternatives to help with the oral health of the county.

County OK's Maintenance Contract For Bomber Mt. Generator

Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly brought a contract for maintenance services on the recently-purchased backup generator at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center for the Johnson County Commissioners to review.

Commissioners Consider Quarry Permit Renewals

Four quarry permit renewals were considered by the Sheridan County Commissioners at their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday. All but one, the JC Ranch Quarry, passed with little or no discussion.

UPDATE: One Dead Another Injured in House Fire

Update 9:12pm 5/4/16
The Sheridan County Coroner's Office has confirmed that Joshua Davis passed away in the house fire on West Loucks early Tuesday morning, due to smoke inhalation.