Archive - Aug 2012

August 28th

CVC Targets Poverty in Sheridan

The Center for a Vital Community is raising a challenge to the town of Sheridan to end poverty within its own city limits. Director, Amy Albrecht, said some of the well-to-do in Sheridan don't realize how big the problem is.

SCSD#1 Gets Proactive Against Bullying

With the school year starting up, there's no question students across the nation have butterflies, and for some, those first-day jitters might not be the good kind.

Know Your New Game Warden

As mentioned by Sheridan Media News yesterday, the Sheridan area has a new warden working for the Game and Fish.

Big Horn Polo Club results

There were two tournament finals played on Sunday August 26, at the BHEC -

1:00 The Adler Welding & Fabrication Cup; and at 3:00 the CHAPS Benefit Cup sponsored by Morton Buildings.

In the Adler Welding Cup, Pony Bar & Grill defeated Big Horn Beverage, 7-3.

MVP, sponsored as always by Kiwi Katering, was Kirby Taylor of Pony Bar & Grill.

Best Playing Pony was "Camille", owned and played by Wayne Garrison.

Pony Bar & Grill:
#1 Wayne Garrison
#2 Rob Beckman
#3 Julie Nicholson
#4 Kirby Taylor

Big Horn Beverage:
#1 Bob Brotherton
#2 Amanda Burns / Gus Whitelaw

FULL LOCAL FOOTBALL SEASON OPENS FRIDAY / VOLLEYBALL ACTION TONIGHT

RAMS FOOTBALL - The Big Horn Rams beat Thermopolis 27-7 last Friday in their preseason scrimmage game and this Friday they play for real at Greybull

Head coach Micheal McGuire says the Rams looked good against the Bobcats.

And he says getting the players in the film room this week will make them so much better in this week's
game.

Greybull won their scrimmage last week and McGuire says this will be a good non-conference opener for the Rams.

Six File For Five Positions On Johnson County School Board

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One Board Of Trustees learned that six persons have filed for five open seats on the school board for the General Election coming in November.

Johnson County To Use Title III Funding For Search & Rescue

At their meeting last week, the Johnson County Commissioners voted to use left over Title III funds for reimbursement of expenses for work associated with fire and emergency services performed on Federal lands.

Buffalo, Johnson County Landmarks Featured In New TV Show

A film crew from the TV network Destination America is in Buffalo this week to film at the Occidental and possibly other locations for a new show called “Ghost Town Gold,” which will debut on the network in 2013.

August 27th

New Wildfire Springs Up in Teton Wilderness

A new wildfire that started in the Teton Wilderness in western Wyoming over the weekend has grown to about 4,000 acres.