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March 29th, 2012

Who Is Johnson County's New GIS/Planner?

Johnson County GIS/Planner Jim Waller

The Johnson County Planning Office has hired a new GIS/Planner after former Assistant Planner Jerry Osborn retired in December.

Johnson County Weekend HS Sports Preview

Buffalo and Kaycee High School sports teams have already begun their busy weekends, with both school's track teams participating in the Speedgoat Classic Track and Field meet Yesterday in Newcastle.

Buffalo, Kaycee, NSI and Midwest were among 17 schools attending.

No results from the meet have been released yet, but we will post them when available.

The Buffalo Bison soccer team, 4-0 overall and ranked #1, and the Lady Bison, 1-3 overall and ranked #5, are off today, but both will be in Lander on Saturday. Game times are at 12 and 2 for both the boys and girls.

April Proclamation Promotes Child Abuse Awareness

(Photo Courtesy of the Child Advocacy Centers of Wyoming)

Statewide partners against child abuse planted hundreds of children's blue and sliver pinwheels on the lawn of the Wyoming Capital this week to call attention to the importance of prevention and intervention during April, which is child abuse prevention month in Wyoming.

Gardening Class Offered By Jo Co UW Extension

Coming up Wednesday, April 4, the University of Wyoming's Johnson County Extension Office will present a Garden Workshop for green thumbs in the area to learn more about gardening.

SHS SOCCER VS CHEYENNE EAST AND CENTRAL

BRONC / LADY BRONC SOCCER - The Sheridan high school soccer teams play matches with Cheyenne East this evening, tomorrow it's Cheyenne Central.

The Lady Broncs are 2-0 in conference play and 6-0 overall after wins at Cheyenne South and Laramie last week.

Head coach Tom Racette says the win at Laramie last Saturday meant a lot to the Lady Broncs as it had been several years since they've had a victory against the Plainsmen.

“Filling an Empty Bowl”

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Past VOA board member Liz Swanson enjoying her soup Thursday. (Judy Hagerott)

Thursday night the YMCA gym was transformed into a gourmet soup extravaganza. It was Volunteers of America's 4th annual “Filling an Empty Bowl” fundraiser to benefit Sheridan's Community Shelter.

“Filling an Empty Bowl”

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Thursday night the YMCA gym was transformed into a gourmet soup extravaganza. It was Volunteers of America's 4th annual “Filling an Empty Bowl” fundraiser to benefit Sheridan's Community Shelter.

LEGOs At The Library Another Big Success This Year

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The Johnson County Library's LEGOs At The Library was on display this week and Thursday afternoon the library hosted an awards ceremony where twenty-nine contestants received their awards during a short ceremony. Afterwards there was an ice cream celebration for those that participated.

Nate Plymell - Off to a Great Season

Tongue River Senior Nate Plymell is having a great start in the 2012 track season, most recently with two first place finishes. At the Jerry Campbell Invite held at Buffalo High School on March 23rd Nate took first in the 300 Meter Hurdles with a time of 44.23 and followed that up with a 24.54 in the 200 Meter Dash.

Missing Woman's Body Found East of Gillette

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Searchers have found the body of a Gillette woman who has been missing since Monday, and no foul play is suspected.