Archive - Dec 7, 2011

Local Law Enforcement Teams up With Wal-Mart

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Sheridan Police Sgt, Tom Henry

The Sheridan Police Department recently applied for and received a Local Community Contribution Grant from Wal-Mart in the amount of $1,500. Sheridan Police Sergeant Tom Henry explains how the grant will be used.

The Sheridan Generals Vs. Little Big Horn College

The Sheridan Generals crush Little Big Horn College 100 to 39.

Commissioners to Hear Building Permit Appeal Next Week

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Commissioners to Hear Building Permit Appeal Next Week

Sheridan County Commissioners have appointed Deputy County Attorney Lynn Smith as the Hearing Officer in a building permit fee appeal by Sheridan County resident Michael Fleming. The appeal is in regard to an evaluation of Mr. Fleming's building and subsequent request for a building permit.

CASA Holiday Open House

CASA Holiday Open House

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns is hosting a holiday open house on Thursday, December 8th. Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns administers the CASA program as well as a supervised visitation and exchange program.

The Sheridan Lady Generals Vs. Little Big Horn College

The Sheridan Lady Generals win against Little Big Horn College 77 to 45.

Coaching Honors

During the recent Bronc football award night Sheridan senior Jordan Roberts emceed the presentation of a framed Bronc football jersey to Head Football Coach Don Julian. The number 23 represents Sheridan's 23rd State Football Championship. This achievement is perhaps among the reasons why Julian was named Fall Sports Coach of the Year for football by the Wyoming Coaches Association.

Report Says Rural Wyoming Lacks Middle-Aged Residents

Rural areas shaded used in study of U.S. Census data. Image courtesy Center for Rural Affairs report: Age Distribution on the Great Plains

(WY News Service) -- A new report based on U.S. Census numbers says that rural Wyoming is lacking 20, 30 and 40-year-old residents.

E-volving Libraries: Sheridan Library to Offer E-Books

Though the Kindle is not compatable with 3M e-books right now, Sheridan County Library Director Cameron Duff says he hopes there will be an agreement between 3M and Amazon by next summer allowing Kindle use with e-book checked out at Wyoming libraries. (Wikicommons photo)

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library expects to offer e-books early in 2012, thanks to a new three-year agreement between 3M and the Wyoming State Library.

70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

USS Arizona burning on Dec. 7, 1941. (U.S. Navy photo)
Arizona Memorial (U.S. Navy photo)
Salvage of the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor on March 29, 1943. (U.S. Navy photo)
Lt. j.g. Daniel Conley walks through the USS Oklahoma Memorial during a ceremony on Ford Island. The National Park Service hosted a memorial ceremony to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The USS Oklahoma Memorial honors the 429 men killed aboard Oklahoma on December 7th, 1941.(U.S. Navy photo)

Beginning at 7:55 am on Sunday, December 7, 1941 the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor prompting U.S. entrance into WWII.

GENERALS / LADY GENERALS LIVE TONIGHT IN THE HOFFMAN DOME

LADY GENERALS HOOPS - The Sheridan college basketball teams open conference play tonight. The Lady Generals are 9-2 the Generals are 11-0 both teams have already won games against Little Big Horn this season but tonight's games are big because they are conference games.

At 9-2 Lady Generals Head coach Frank McCarthy says they are in a good place right now.

Since losing point guard Jasmine Davis to a season ending knee injury the team has been able to move on and play pretty well.