Archive - Oct 8, 2011

Bag 'o Bones Educational Program Monday in Buffalo

Johnson County Library

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum and the Bureau of Land Management's Halloween-themed educational program will have part two of their four-part series Monday at the Johnson County Library in Buffalo.
The program will give kids closer look at owls, bats, fossils and the history behind Halloween.

Seen any of these lately? They're called puddles of H₂O!

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Weather information indicates that Sheridan set a record for the maximum rainfall yesterday, October 7th, when 1.79 inches fell breaking the old record of 0.59 inches set in 1993. The 1.79 inch rainfall also breaks the all time daily precipitation record for October at Sheridan. The previous record of 1.60 inches was established on October 30, 1974.

Wyoming Sees First Heavy Snowfall

CHEYENNE (AP) - Up to 14 inches of snow is forecast for the mountains in north-central Wyoming as Mother Nature put an abrupt end to summer-like weather in the state.

Elderly Couple Reported Missing in Northeast Wyoming

(Update 9 am Monday, Oct. 10): The couple was found on Saturday at about 4 pm stuck in the mud on a back road just north of the Montana border with no injuries. Sheridan Search and Rescue used the Garmin GPS installed their Chrysler 300 to locate them. They were transported to the relative's house located on Lower Powder River Road near Arvada by two Search and Rescue personnel.

Broncs Handle Plainsmen 35-19

Bronc Jordan Roberts runs away from Gillete defenders last week in a win against Gillette

The Sheridan Broncs were in Laramie Friday night, and the No. 2 team in the state improved to 6-1 with a 35-19 road win over the Plainsmen. Up on Laramie early, Sheridan controlled the game on the ground as they have done all season. Bronc halfback Jordan Roberts again surpassed 200 yards on the ground with one rushing score Friday night.

Sheridan Media's Trevor Jackson.

Ceremony Held for Sheridan Baseball Academy Complex

Neltje cuts the ribbon to the Sheridan Baseball Academy's Doubleday Complex to be built in north Sheridan, Also pictured, from left, Butch Jellis, Chamber Executive Director Dixie Johnson, chamber member Mary Kay Liggett, Neltje, former Mayor Jim Wilson, chamber member Stella Montano, and Sheridan Baseball Academy's Mike McCafferty. (photo Brad Estes)

About 100 from the Sheridan area gathered on the Wrench Ranch Hills future development Friday afternoon to view the area where the Sheridan Baseball Academy's complex will be built and to recognize contributors to the project.

Vertical: Platters on the Wall

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The Platters on the Wall exhibit runs through the month of October at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The Sheridan Artists' Guild is hosting a show in the main gallery of the Sagebrush Community Art Center entitled Vertical: Platters on the Wall.