Archive - Sep 2012

September 25th

Oil Tanker Crash Closes I-25

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has announced Interstate 25 is closed due to a an oil tanker crash near Wheatland. Troopers estimate approximately 200 barrels of crude oil and cargo have spilled on the highway because the tanker was breached during the crash.

JCSD1 Board Gets Update On Student Enrollment

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees held their second meeting for September in Kaycee Monday night, and one topic of discussion was student enrollment numbers at the district's schools.

Buffalo's Clear Creek Brewing Co. Officially Open

Mike Engling, Rob McCorkle and Chris Jones, owners of Clear Creek Brewing Company.

The newest member of the Buffalo downtown business district is the Clear Creek Brewing Co., which officially opened in conjunction with this past weekend's Oktoberfest celebration.

September 24th

STATE TENNIS OPENS THURSDAY / LOCAL SPORTS SCHEDULE

BRONC / LADY BRONC TENNIS - The Bronc and Lady Bronc tennis teams open the state championships Thursday in Gillette.

Both teams are coming off solid finishes at the north regional tournament Head coach Bob Faurot.

For the Lady Broncs Julia Fenn continued her dominating play.

The north conference has been strong all year as Faurot talks about Bronc expectations this week.

Planning Commission Approves Holly Ponds PUD #9

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The City of Sheridan Planning Commission by a unanimous vote, approved the Holly Ponds planned unit development #9 that will re-plat three lots and one out lot into four lots and one out lot on just over 29 acres.

State Board of Education to Meet This Week in Jackson

The Wyoming State Board of Education will be meeting this Wednesday and Thursday in Jackson. During their regular board meeting Thursday, the board will be receiving information and updates on performance standards and district certified personnel evaluation systems.

Biggest Gun In Town

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The M198 towed 155mm howitzer may be going out-of-service but it definitely comes in-to-view as you drive past the Wyoming National Guard U. S. Army Reserve Center and Armory at 3219 Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan. Since entered into service by the United States Army and Marine Corps in 1979, over 1,600 units have been placed into operation.

Gillette Hospital Confirms Three Cases of Invasive Strep A

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Campbell County Memorial Hospital confirms three cases of invasive Group A Streptococcus, also known as flesh-eating bacteria. The Gillette News-Record reports the hospital disclosed the cases Friday. All three cases occurred in the past six weeks.

Hearing Held In Connection With Weekend Death In Buffalo

A bond hearing was held Monday afternoon for a Buffalo man who is being held in the Johnson County Justice Center in connection with the death of another man in what appears to be an altercation in a bar in Buffalo last weekend.

Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation Awards $20,000 in Grants

The Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Wyoming Community Foundation, has announced in a media release that they've awarded three different grants to Sheridan and Johnson County non-profits in the amount of $20,000.