Archive - Dec 2012

December 24th

JCSD1 Board Recognized By School Board Association

At their last meeting Johnson County School District One announced that some of their board members were recently recognized by the Wyoming School Board Association for completing levels of training in their Leadership Development Programs.

Fletcher Construction Approved For Heritage Bridge Work

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery discussed a number of projects with the city council at their last meeting, including the refurbishing of the Heritage Bridge across Clear Creek downtown.

Sheridan's 12th Annual Tuba Christmas

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No “oom-pah-pah's” in this group. It was Sherian's own Tuba Christmas held before a packed house in the Sheridan Holiday Inn atrium, Saturday afternoon.

BRONCOS WIN 10 IN A ROW / REGIONAL SPORTS NOTES AND NFL SCORES

(AP) Denver

Manning's 3 TDs lead Broncos to 34-12 win

DENVER (AP) - Denver won its 10th straight game Sunday as Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes for the 72nd time of his career in a 34-12 victory over the Cleveland Browns.

Denver (12-3) pulled into a tie for first place in the AFC with Houston, which fell 23-6 to the Vikings.

Manning finished with 339 yards on 30-for-43 passing. Von Miller was in on two sacks for the Broncos, the second of which knocked Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden out of the game with a right shoulder injury.

Jingle Jog Fun Run was Saturday

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It wasn't sleigh bells that that could be heard in downtown Sheridan Saturday morning, but the sound of bells on running shoes hitting the pavement during the annual Jingle Jog Fun Run.

LOCAL SPORTS AND THE HOLIDAY BREAK

BRONC / LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Bronc and Lady Bronc basketball teams are off until January 3rd when they open a tournament in Riverton.

BH BASKETBALL - The Big Horn Rams and Lady Rams start 2013 at home against Wright January 4th.

TR BASKETBALL - The Tongue River Eagles and Lady Eagles also restart their season on January 4th with home games against Moorcroft.

SC BASKETBALL - The Sheridan college basketball teams will host their holiday youth basketball camps Saturday.

Saturday was Shop With a Cop

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Tea' Feaster and Summer Tilman with her brother, with help from the police force, show off their newly purchased gifts.

Saturday, seven buses loaded with 150 kids, all headed to Kmart for Christmas shopping. Now that sounds like a disaster in the making, but no worries; it was the annual “Shop With a Cop” event sponsored by Peoples Assistance Food Bank and Joy Junction.

This Week's Poll Question

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There's an old bumper sticker that says, “The West wasn't won with a registered gun.” But in the wake of the mass killing at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 children were murdered, once again, the issue of gun violence comes up for debate, prompting this week's Bank of S

SHERIDAN DARTBALL ASSOCIATION RECORDS / RESULTS

1. Catering by R/P 20 - 1
2. A+ Plumbers 16 - 5
3. J S Machine 14 - 7
4. Michelob 14 - 7
5. Busch Boys 13 - 8
6. CR Best 13 - 8
7. Budweiser 13 - 8

Fetterman Fight Remembered

Terry Richards, Oglala Lakota, and Bob Wilson, retired Fort Phil Kearny Superintendent, stand near the Bozeman Trail just north of the Fetterman Monument on Friday as they wait for tour members to gather for Part II of the annual December 21st tour. Terry and Bob each described the battle and heroic moments from each side of the engagement as the group walked along Massacre Hill.