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September 16th, 2012

Harvest Celebration

Season-ending Farmer's Market

Saturday, two great events joined together to make one super celebration. It was the last Farmer's Market of the season and the Powder River Basin Resource Council's Harvest Celebration, held at the Fairgrounds Saturday.

First Ever Cash Mob

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Wendy Smith and son, Ian do a little shopping.

It really wasn't a mob, but folks did trickle in to the Sheridan Commercial Company Saturday for the first ever “Cash Mob.”

Walk a Mile in My Boots

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue hosted the first ever Fire Ops 101 Saturday where elected officials and members of the media were given an opportunity to get a glimpse of what firefighters do on a daily basis. (Photo by Sarah Richter)
Sheridan Media News Director Ron Richter at the Fire Ops 101 event at Sheridan Fire-Rescue. (Photo by Sarah Richter)

Saturday, eight participants donned the gear of a firefighter and got a real taste of what a fireman does. It was called Fire Opps 101 and Fire Chief Terry Lenhart tells us what it was all about.

JCSD1 OKs Transportation, Tuition Waivers, Home School

The Johnson County School District One Board Of Trustees, at their last meeting, approved requests for out-of-state bus transportation, tuition waivers and acknowledged home school requests for the 2012-13 school year.

Johnson County HS Sports Results For September 17

High school sports teams from Buffalo and Kaycee were busy but had a rough weekend overall.

Buffalo’s football team hosted the Green River Wolves, and were in the game through the first quarter as they led 14-0 early. They eventually fell 34-14.
Kaycee’s Buckaroos 6-man football team downed Hulett 28-22.

In volleyball, the Lady Bison dropped their matches with Douglas 3 games to 0 and Wheatland 3 games to 2.
The Kaycee Lady Bucs fell to Tongue River 3 games to 0.

Buffalo Building Inspector Says Number Of Permits Up

Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades gave his report to the city council at their last meeting, saying construction projects that are currently ongoing are Crazy Woman Square, the Sports Fields Complex, Buffalo/Johnson County Judicial Center, three new homes, three new garages and numerous remodels and additions.

Gilead Fire Now At 7,800 Acres, 50% Contained

The Gilead Fire, Northwest of Buffalo grew to 7,800 as of Sunday, and was still sitting at 50% containment.

Forward Sheridan Moving Forward

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Forward Sheridan continues to seek out ways to diversify the local economy by attracting businesses to Sheridan. Forward Sheridan Executive Director Jay Stender goes over some of their immediate goals.

Sheridan Media Week In Review

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

September 15th

#2 East Too Much for Lady Broncs

In high school volleyball action Saturday afternoon the Sheridan Lady Broncs took on the #2 ranked Cheyenne East Lady Thunderbirds at home. Here East's Leah Cheney hammers one across the net but a pair of Lady Broncs: #30 Baylee Baker and Taylor Townsend go up and Baylee gets the block while #1 Brynne Gardner is alert and ready if needed on the play.