Archive - 2012

February 13th

Johnson County Receives Funding For Rural Signage, Schools

The Johnson County Commissioners, at last week's meeting, accepted Federal funding and earmarked it for rural signage of roads and houses in the county.
County Commission Chair Smokey Wildeman explains further.

Johnson County Fairboard Chooses Projects At Fairgrounds

After Tuesday's Johnson County Commissioner's meeting, the task of choosing which projects to concentrate on at the fairgrounds fell to the Johnson County Fair Board.

Buffalo Council Approves City Attorney's Resolutions

At their meeting last week, the Buffalo City Council approved Resolutions drafted by City Attorney Ben Kirven, dealing with drug testing policy changes for city employees and a grant to fund the Southwest Quadrant project.

Johnson County HS Weekend Wrap: Win Some, Lose Some

Another busy weekend for high school sports in Johnson County is in the books, and the teams had a fair weekend.
The Bison basketball teams played just one game each this weekend.
The boys played at Rawlins Friday night and came away with a 56-48 win over the Outlaws.
The girls hosted the Lady Outlaws and fell 57-40.
Also on Friday, the Kaycee Buckaroos ran away from Arvada-Clearmont 88-42, while the Lady Bucs beat the Lady Panthers 56-39.
Both Kaycee teams struggled on Saturday, eventually losing to Lingle.
The Kaycee boys lost 50-36 and the girls lost 41-35.

February 13th

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance is Back

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Tracy Dearinger double checking a tax return.

It's that time of year, many of us dread, income tax time. Gathering up the W-2's and receipts and then wading through the tax forms is both time consuming and for many, nerve-wracking.

Civil War Series Continues at Fulmer Library

Civil War Series Continues at Fulmer Library

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is hosting a very unique series that runs through May. It's entitled Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War. Fulmer Library Program Coordinator Debbie Iverson.

Study: Wyomingites Not Ready for Rainy Day

(WY News Service) -- A new report says that Wyomingites aren't prepared to withstand the financial burden if they lose their jobs.

Bradford Brinton Inaugural Giving Campaign Surpasses Goal

Steinway Duo-Art piano, Bradford Brinton Memorial & Museum courtesy photo
Exhibition space, Bradford Brinton Memorial & Museum courtesy photo

Bradford Brinton Memorial & Museum conducted its first ever annual giving campaign last year to remedy a funding shortfall that has hit the museum in recent years and according to Museum Director Ken Schuster, they far-surpassed their goal of $125,000, raising about

JCHC, Amie Holt Care Center Named To Nation's Best

Johnson County Healthcare Center and the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo were recently named in the top facilities in the nation by US News And World Report and The National Rural Health Association (NRHA).

Lady Broncs Dominate South in Home Finale (updated)

On their last home game of the season the Lady Broncs stomped all over the Lady Bison from Cheyenne South. At the end of the first quarter is was "all" Lady Broncs 21 to 0. At the half it was 34 to 8, 43 to 18 at the three-quarter mark and at the finale it was 56 to 22. Hailey Ligocki led all scorers with 18 followed by Noelle Golinvaux with 13 and Taylor Townsend with 11.