September 24th, 2012

Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation Awards $20,000 in Grants

The Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Wyoming Community Foundation, has announced in a media release that they've awarded three different grants to Sheridan and Johnson County non-profits in the amount of $20,000.

Cancun Trip Winner Announced

Pictured here (left to right): Dixie Johnson, Executive Director, Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce; Gerry Florez, trip winner; and Peg Martin, owner, Brittain World Travel. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

The 3rd Thursday Street Festival Committee has announced the winner of the trip for two to Cancun that was part of a summer long raffle. Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson.

Look for Prevention Survey Next Week

Prevention coalitions in Sheridan County are almost done collecting data for a broad-spectrum study that compiles data regarding several social issues, such as tobacco and alcohol abuse and suicide.

Swinging for a Title & Now Taylor has it!

A year and a half ago a Freshman Taylor Nance, seen here, was playing in the Big Horn/Tongue River Golf Invite and now Taylor is the Wyoming 2A State Champion - what a difference a year makes. Saturday the Big Horn Junior won the Class 2A State Golf Title in Lovell. On Friday she shot a first day 95 and followed that up with a 98 on Saturday to finish a stroke ahead of Sundance's Kacie O'Connor.

BHNF Reduces Closure Area Around Gilead Fire

The Bighorn National Forest issued a press release today lifting the closure of some of the area around the Gilead Fire, northwest of Buffalo.

Planting The Seeds Of Progress

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Sheridan Media presented a check for $1001.50 to the Sheridan High School John B. Kendrick FFA Chapter.

This donation was a portion of the proceeds from the Sales of the Sheridan County Fair program. Another check for the same amount will be presented to the 4-H program.

Legislator Patton: Lack of Political Participation is Worrisome

Sheridan Media previously reported Wyoming had the lowest voter turnout for this year's primary elections in the past 30 years.

Big Horn Heritage Days Chuck Wagons

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Pictures by Judy Hagerott