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November 4th, 2012

Movember Kickoff, Buffalo Style

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Buffalo's Movember kickoff event was held at the Occidental Hotel November 1st. Local men shaved their mustaches and will spend the month growing them back to raise awareness for men's health issues. Photos by Krista Palmer.

Poll Question of the Week

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It was a matter of convenience way back in 1845. Most folks were farmers and they figured Tuesday was the best day to come to town from the farm to vote.

Times have changed and for most of us, the weekend has become our time off, our convenient time, which sparks this week's poll question.

SHS Drama Club's "The Odd Couple"

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The Sheridan High School Drama Club proudly presents "The Odd Couple" - in two versions: Men's Version and Women's Version. In the men's version seen here Felix Ungar played by Dalen O'Connell holds his prized and now burnt London broil while the Pigeon sisters played by Sarah Campbell and Maddie Anderson converse over drinks with Oscar Madison played by Max Marquis.

11 Layoffs at Black Hills Corp.

Black Hills Corp. has laid off 11 of its workers at the Wyodak coal mine north of Gillette.

Black Hills external affairs manager Wes Ashton tells the Gillette News-Record the layoffs are in response to changing market conditions.

The layoffs leave the surface coal mine with 69 employees.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

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

November 3rd

Another Sheridan Resident Duped by Phone Scammers, Twice

Another Sheridan Resident Duped by Phone Scammers, Twice

Earlier this week, a Sheridan man fell victim to not one but two phone scams involving nearly $5,000. Deputy Katie Kennedy with the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office explains.

Council Preview

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City Council President John Heath shows his support for Movember (photo by Tracee Davis).

Sheridan City Council President John Heath shared with Sheridan Media a preview of some of the items on the agenda for this Monday's upcoming council meeting.

Council President John Heath explains the first item.

Bird Farm Road Closure from Nov. 6-8

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Bird Farm Road Closure from Nov. 6-8

The Sheridan County Commissioners announced that Bird Farm Road, also known as County Road 28, will be closed beginning at 8 a.m. on November 6 through 5 p.m. on November 8.

Black Hills Corp. Lays Off 11 at Wyodak Coal Mine

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Black Hills Corp. Lays Off 11 at Wyodak Coal Mine

Black Hills Corp. has laid off 11 of its workers at the Wyodak coal mine north of Gillette.

Black Hills external affairs manager Wes Ashton tells the Gillette News-Record the layoffs are in response to changing market conditions.

BRONCS / RAMS FALL IN SEMI FINALS

RAM FOOTBALL - The Big Horn Rams football season ended Saturday with a tough 29-28 loss against Lovell in the 2-A semi finals.

The Rams led most of the way but Lovell hung tough and took the lead with 5:43 to play and held off a late Big Horn comeback attempt to win it.

Lovell will play Lyman for the 2-A state title next Saturday in Laramie.

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Broncs held a 3-0 lead after one quarter in Gillette but two Bronc fumbles were turned into Camel touchdowns in the 2nd quarter and the Broncs never recovered.