Archive - Nov 3, 2011

Romeo & Juliet with a Modern Look & Twist (updated)

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Thursday evening the William Shakespeare Play "Romeo & Juliet" opened the first of four performances presented by the Sheridan High School Drama Club in the Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School. Director Aaron Odom put forth a more modern look in this performance by telling the story as if teenagers of today were placed in the middle of the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets.

Priority Setting Meeting

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A colorful sign highlights some of the priorities for the future of Sheridan.

The Sheridan College Main Street campus was the site for a Priority Setting meeting held by the Center for a Vital Community and the Wyoming Rural Development Council Thursday evening.

Motion for Severance Denied in Paumer Case

Clearmont resident Camie Paumer faces a number of embezzlement charges.

A Severance Motion in the case against alleged embezzler Camie Paumer of Clearmont was denied Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court.

'Gasland' Director to Speak at PRBRC Annual Meeting

Josh Fox, Director of "Gasland", will be the Keynote Speaker at the Powder River Basin Resource Council Annual Meeting/Dinner November 5th at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. (Courtesy Photo)

The Powder River Basin Resource Council will hold their 39th Annual Meeting Saturday, November 5th with keynote speaker Josh Fox, creator of the film "Gasland".

Safer Routes: SJHS to Kendrick Park

Mayor Dave Kinskey gathers with Sheridan Junior High sixth graders while Tom Belus cuts the ribbon for the SJHS-Kendrick Pathway. Lighting was added to the path in order to create a safer rout for students from the junior high through the park. (photo Brad Estes)

More than twenty people attended a ribbon cutting along with students from Sheridan Junior High School on Thursday, recognizing the new lighting additions to the pathway that connects Kendrick Park and the junior high.

Whitney Presents $7.6 Million Check to Sheridan College

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Whitney Benefits presents a "big" check to Sheridan College at a special presentation Thursday.

Whitney Benefits presented Sheridan College Thursday with the single largest gift ever received by the College. A check in the amount of $7.6 million that will cover half of the cost of the new Edward A. Whitney Academic Center was graciously accepted by Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young.

JCSD1 Releases Little Information on Bison Football Coach

Bison football coach Pat Lynch did not coach the team at last week's playoff game against Star Valley and has not been at school this week, according to Buffalo High School Principal Chad Bourgeois.
Bourgeois confirmed the information this morning, but said he could not comment further as it is a personnel matter.
JCSD1 Superintendent Rod Kessler also confirmed that there was no other information that could be released at this time.
Bourgeois said he hopes to have the issue resolved soon.
We will have whatever information that can be released by the district as it becomes available.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 11/02/11

Bill Bensel, Powder River Basin Resource Council Annual Meeting / Gene Davis and Members of the Cast of CTG's "Fuddy Meers"

Public Pulse - Tuesday 11/01/11

Dog & Cat Shelter / Erin Kilbride, Tongue River Valley Community Center

Study: Wyoming Rural Towns Would Be Hurt Most By Possible SS Cuts

(WY News Service) -- A new study by the Center for Rural Strategies shows that rural Wyoming towns would be hit hardest by Social Security cuts.