January 4th, 2013

JCHC Financials Ahead Of Projections So Far in FY 2013

Sandy Ward

During their last meeting the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees were presented with the financial report for December of 2012.

According to Hospital Administrator Sandy ward, the facility is ahead of projections for FY 2013, starting out in reasonably good shape from November to December, up $41,000 in gross patient revenue.

Big Horn Sweeps Wright - Twice

On Friday evening it was first the Lady Rams over the Wright Lady Panthers 46 to 34 and then it was the Rams over the Panthers 71- 53 to complete the home sweep to start the new year. Hanneah Puckett led the Lady Rams with 13 points followed by 11 from Bailey Bard. For the Rams it was Matthew Wigglesworth with 20-points followed by Tony Mort with 14.

Luke Ostrowski - Headed Your Way

Sheridan Bronc swimmer Luke Ostrowski is headed right at you as he competes in the 200 IM during Friday's swim meet against Laramie and Buffalo. Luke's time of 2:39.49 was good for 3rd Place in the 200 IM and later he also finished 3rd in the 100 breaststroke as well as swimming legs in two relays.

White House: 'Current Policies Work for the Middle Class'

White House: 'Current Policies Work for the Middle Class' (Photo courtesy of user LollyKnit)

The White House issued a statement Friday on the most recent unemployment figures, showing that the unemployment rate remained at 7.8-percent in December. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.


The Sheridan Broncs were defeated by the Riverton Wolverines Saturday night with a final score of 69 to 47.

The Sheridan Lady Broncs defeated Riverton in a 66 to 24 victory Saturday Night. The Lady Broncs are now 10-0 this season.

Boys Scores:
Lovell 65, Tongue River 37
Upton 66, Normative Services 33
Buffalo 73, Glenrock 54
Midwest 54, Arvada-Clearmont 24
Kaycee 48, Hulett 34

Girls Scores
Tongue River 47, Lovell 34
Kaycee 60, Hulett 35
Arvada-Clearmont 56, Midwest 28

Wyo. Cloud-Seeding Project Moves Forward Despite Drought

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Drought conditions have posed a challenge but have not stopped Wyoming's ambitious cloud-seeding research project.

Senators Ask if Coal Exports Skirt Royalties

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Lawmakers are asking the U.S. Department of Interior to review whether companies are shortchanging federal and state governments out of millions of dollars in royalties on coal exported to foreign markets.

Virginia Woman Gets 20 Years in Child Porn Case

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A federal judge in Wyoming has sentenced a Virginia woman to 20 years in prison following her guilty plea to a charge of production of child pornography.

First Baby of 2013 Born in Sheridan on Thursday

Rita Erickson holds her son, Kellan William, the first baby born at Sheridan Memorial Hospital in 2013. (Photo courtesy of Sheridan Memorial Hospital)

The first baby of the new year was born on Thursday at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Kellan William Erickson was born to Rita and Nick Erickson of Sheridan at 2:55 pm.

Little Kellan weighed 6 lbs., 12 oz. and is 18 inches long.