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July 1st, 2011

Jo Co School Board Approves Bid for Electronic Keys

The Johnson County School Board approved a bid for a district-wide electronic entry system for the schools.

Blood Drive July 5th in Buffalo

United Blood Services will be in Buffalo next week for another blood drive. Mike Frigon, Senior Donor Recruitment Representative for UBS, said the Buffalo community has always been a big contributor to the blood drives.

Three Arraigned in District Court

Sheridan County Courthouse addition, which houses 4th Judicial District Court

Julie Cox was scheduled to be arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday morning on Felony Possession and DUI charges, but her attorney, Public Defender Ryan Healy, made a motion for Cox to have a competency evaluation done through the Wyoming State Hospital.

Get Advance Tix Now for Bighorn Mountain Festival

Bighorn Mountain Festival is July 8, 9 and 10 in Buffalo

Time is running out to get advance tickets for the upcoming Seventh Annual Bighorn Mountain Festival and save some cash.

30th Ucross Fireworks Display Sunday at Big Red

The annual Fireworks Extravaganza at the Big Red at Ucross will be Sunday, July 3rd from 5 pm until the fireworks are over.

June 30th

Fra Dana...Who Was She?

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Portrait of Fra Dana by William Merritt Chase.

Sometimes, we overlook what's precious in our own back yard. Such was the case of Fra Dana artist and rancher's wife who lived on the Dana Ranch on Pass Creek, near Parkman, during the turn of the century.

GET READY FOR FREEDOM-FEST 2011

FREEDOM-FEST 2011 - The first annual Freedom Fest hosted by the Sheridan Recreation District will be held Monday on the 4th of July at the old Woodland Park school.

Along with Sheridan Media sponsors include Pepsi and Kilpatrick Creations, Rec District Sports Specialist Dale Boedecker talks about how Freedom-Fest came to be.

And dale says the hopes are to make this a yearly
activity.

Where you don't see these signs after July 1st means . . .

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Where you don't see these or any other speed limit signs on Sheridan County Roads starting July 1st, it means that: Effective July 1, 2011, the new statutory speed limits for County roads are:  Residential district and subdivision roads - 30 mph; Unpaved roads - 55 mph (unless posted otherwise); Paved roads - 65 mph (unless posted otherwise).

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Golden Hay Crop

Perhaps this rainbow over the newly cut and baled hay bodes well for this year's hay crop. This view is looking east from 144 Upper Road (County Road 113) at 5:40 pm Thursday.

Panel Committee Recommends Rocky Mountain

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Panel Committee recommends Rocky Mountain for ambulance service within the City of Sheridan.

The panel committee made its recommendation Thursday regarding ambulance service in Sheridan as they recommended the City enter into a one-year contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance Services.