Archive - Nov 2011

November 23rd

Phase I - Looking Good (updated)

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Workers were busy installing signs in the Wyoming-Park Street Planning Area on Wednesday morning. If all goes well the streets of Whittier, Burkitt and Wyoming Avenue in the Phase I area may be opened to traffic by day's end. On April 21st a Memo from the Sheridan City Council went out describing the phase I project.

16th Annual Christmas Stroll

Santa and "Jessica" or Mrs. Claus at last year's Christmas Stroll. (Sheridan Media file photo)

The 16th Annual Christmas Stroll will kick off the holiday shopping season tonight in downtown Sheridan. Judy Taylor, Chairman of the Christmas Stroll Committee, tells us how it all began.

VOA Hosting This Year's Turkey Trot

Those in Sheridan looking for some morning exercise before a day of eating can attend the 31st annual Turkey Trot in Kendrick Park on Thanksgiving Day.

Bradford Brinton Holiday Show Opens This Weekend

Bradford Brinton

Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum's 21st Holiday Show will open tomorrow with a member and patron's preview from 5 to 7 pm.

Shores at Lake DeSmet Seeking Paving Variance at Subdivision

Johnson County Commission

The owners of the Shores at Lake DeSmet Subdivision are seeking a variance in their agreement with the county for paving certain roads in the subdivision, and are looking for the county commissioners and the Planning and Zoning Commission to grant the variance.

BPD Report: Deer Harvest, Resignation, New ACO

Acting Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder

Acting Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder reported to the Buffalo City Council last week on a number of topics, including deer harvesting, an officer stepping down, and the need for a new animal control officer.

First Annual Light Up Buffalo Saturday Downtown

This year will be the first annual Light Up Buffalo celebration to help kick off the Christmas Holiday season.

November 22nd

Jo Co Football Players Get Post-Season Honors

All-Conference and All-State selections have been named for this high school football season, and a number of Johnson County players received post season honors.
In Class 3A, All-Conference selections from Buffalo were Jared Chesbro, Aaron Fenner, Michael Lloyd, Dylan Marton, Chris Mikal, Collin Rodriquez, Kalob Rodriquez, and Trevor Scantling.
The 3A East Conference Coach of the Year was Brent Gross of Buffalo.
All-state selections from Buffalo were Jared Chesbro, Aaron Fenner, Chris Mikal and Trevor Scantling.

Governor Mead Opposes Closure of Rural Post Offices

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead said in a media release issued Tuesday that he'll continue to push to prevent the closing of rural post offices in Wyoming.

First Light Children's Center Announces Executive Director

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Ann Perkins has been named the Executive Director of the First Light Children's Center in Sheridan.

First Light Inc. has named Ann Perkins of Sheridan as its first executive director. Perkins began her duties this past Monday.