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December 6th

Al Simpson Gets Hip On National Deficit

81-year-old former Wyoming senator, Al Simpson, is calling on America's youth to get psyched up about reducing the national debt, and he's not letting his age stop him from delivering a fresh message.

SRD MEN'S BASKETBALL STANDINGS AND SCORES

SHERIDAN RECREATION DISTRICT
FALL/WINTER 2012-13 ADULT OPEN
BASKETBALL LEAGUE STANDINGS!

TEAMS:

WINS

LOSS
COWBOY/SECURITY STATE BANK
2
0
NX BAR
0
1

PONY BAR & GRILL
1
1
PRESTFELDT SURVEY
1
1
NSI ACADEMY
1
0
609 CONSULTING
0
2
C&B PAINT/BINOS
1
1

RESULTS FROM WED. DEC. 5, 2012

GT

7:15 NSI ACADEMY ___62____ 609 CONSULTING __55___

8:15 PRESTFELDT SURVEY ___50___ C & B PAINT/BINOS ___57___

CDC Forecasts Tough Flu Season

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week for the Centers for Disease Control. While Sheridan County Public Health officials pushed the flu vaccine at the start of the season, the CDC has set this week aside to emphasize the importance of vaccination for anyone older than 6 months.

SMH Cath Lab to Open Next Month

Construction is almost complete for the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Crews will soon start moving equipment into the new workspace, updating inventory, and establishing coding.

The lab is tentatively slated to open Jan. 8.

Ed Superintendent Disregards Legislators' Deadline

State lawmakers say the Wyoming Department of Education has missed a deadline to submit a written response to a report detailing numerous failures by the agency on implementing education reforms.

December 6th

GENERALS / LADY GENERALS WIN BIG / BRONCOS AT OAKLAND TONIGHT

SC BASKETBALL - The Sheridan college basketball teams opened conference play Wednesday night at Little Bighorn community college.

Both teams won in blowout fashion with the Lady Generals beating the Rams 103-58 Kayla Kiriau and Milo Nanai led five players in double figures with 18 points each.

The Generals hammered the Rams 107-71 Sophomore Victor Burmudez led the way with 23 points.

They both play at home Saturday against Northwest college at 3:00 and 5:00.

Bison, Buckaroos Weekend Sports Preview

Buffalo and Kaycee high school athletes will be in action again this weekend, looking to improve on a good first weekend of the winter sports season.

The Bison boys' and girls' basketball teams will be at home Friday night to host Riverton. Games for the boys are scheduled at 3, 4:30 and 7:30 with the girls tipping at 3, 4:30 and 6.

Buffalo Police Begin Searching For New Dispatcher

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder asked the Buffalo City Council for permission to begin searching for a new dispatcher.

Johnson County Approves Partial Subdivision Vacation

The Johnson County Commissioners have approved a partial vacation for the Rock Creek Estates Subdivision on the recommendation of the Planning Commission.

Becker Goes On to New Adventures

Sheridan County Commissioner Mike Nickel chats with Penny Becker at a retirement party for Penny Wednesday night in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)
A retirement party was held for longtime Director of STT Penny Becker Wednesday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)
A retirement party was held for longtime Director of STT Penny Becker Wednesday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)
A retirement party was held for longtime Director of STT Penny Becker Wednesday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A good crowd was on hand Wednesday night at Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan to celebrate the career of Penny Becker, who's now retired as Executive Director of Sheridan Travel and Tourism after almost 14 years of service.