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November 28th, 2011

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By Sheridan Fire Rescue Marshal Brian Songer.

Australian Company Buys Stake In Decker Coal

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - An Australian company says it is buying an interest in coal mines in Montana and Wyoming as interest increases in shipping the product overseas to feed growing energy demands in Asia.

DFS: Child Abuse Reporting Well Understood In Wyoming

The recent scandal at Penn State University involving sexual abuse of children by a former coach has caused Pennsylvania to review its child abuse reporting laws.

Poll Question: On-Street Parking Ordinances

Four alternatives for new on-street parking ordinances were discussed during last week's Sheridan City Council meeting.

Festival of Trees is Thursday

Festival of Trees is Thursday

For nearly two decades the annual Festival of Trees in Sheridan has helped support Special Olympics programs in Sheridan. This year's event will take place this Thursday, December 1st at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

Winter Sports Begins This Week For Jo Co Schools

Buffalo and Kaycee High School athletes will begin play in winter sports this week as the basketball, wrestling and boys swim teams compete this weekend.
The BHS boys' basketball team will start their season Friday and Saturday at the East/West Tournament hosted by Cody.
The BHS girls' team will host the East/West Tournament Friday and Saturday at Buffalo High School.
Both the boys' and girls' freshman teams will play at Twin Spruce in Gillette on Saturday.

First Light Up Buffalo Event a Measured Success

Buffalo's Community Christmas Tree in Crazy Woman Square

Although no throngs of people showed up downtown this past weekend for Buffalo's first-ever Light Up Buffalo event, there were people that participated in the various events throughout the day, and those who showed up to witness the lighting of the community Christmas Tree Saturday afternoon.

Community Foundation Awards Funds to Jo Co Recipients

Jan Spratt; Gary Havens, SJCF Director; Mona Pickering; Frances Slates; Laura Crawford; Bernie Spielman, SJCF Director; and Liz Sampson.

Two Buffalo-area entities were recently awarded grants from the Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation. The Johnson County Family YMCA received a grant in the amount of $7,000 that will be used to purchase fitness equipment for the facility.

Jo Co Commissioner Explains City/County Engineer Need

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

Johnson County Commission Chair Smokey Wildeman feels the need to explain more about the joint City/County engineer position that the entities have formally decided to back.

November 28th

SHERIDAN COLLEGE BASKETBALL SWEEPS THE WEEKEND

SHERIDAN COLLEGE BASKETBALL - The Sheridan college basketball teams swept to victories on both night's of the Sheridan Lions club tournament the Lady Generals are 8-1 overall the Generals are 9-0.

Generals Head coach Steve Smiley says the opponents may have not been that strong but he was pleased with how the Generals played.

Questions about their freshmen guards were answered over the weekend with pretty good defensive play.