July 5th, 2011

Hand in Hand's Failure Still May Be Investigated

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The Hand in Hand Childcare Center in Sheridan now sits vacant after closing in June.

During last week's SEEDA Board meeting, it was discussed that perhaps an investigation or some type of exit interview process be conducted on the Sheridan Quality Child Care Initiative Board to determine exactly what went wrong that lead to the Center closing in early June.

Jo Co, City, Recycling Board to Discuss Issues

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

The City of Buffalo and the Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Board are on the Agenda for the Johnson County Commissioner's meeting Tuesday, to discuss numerous issues the three entities have regarding the new recycling center currently under construction.

JCHC Construction Phase Nearing End

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center met last Wednesday, and discussed the current construction project.

School Board Discusses Buffalo's New Elementary School

Dr. Rod Kessler

The Johnson County School Board, at their meeting last week, discussed the proposed new elementary school that has been tentatively approved by the State School Facilities Commission.

July 4th


TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers played eight games last week going 5-3 and having two in Douglas postponed Saturday those game will be made up July 18th.

The Troopers split two with Casper then beat Cody four straight, the night after sweeping the Cubs in Sheridan the Troops routed the Cubs in Cody by scores of 17-0 and 17-2.

Last Friday the they dropped two in Sturgis by scores of 12-7 and 8-7 there game scheduled for Saturday in Douglas were called off by the Cats and rescheduled in two weeks.

"Gary Small & The Coyote Bros" + Fireworks

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Gary Small & The Coyote Bros kicked off the 4th of July evening playing from the deck of the Big Horn Equestrian Center Club House prior to the big fireworks show at 10:00 pm. The weather was perfect, food was in abundance and the music was great as a steady stream of vehicles filled the polo field. For more on the band see:



Thanks to Curt Schwamb for the awesome photo!!!!!!

Jo Co Commission to Address Recycling Center Concerns

After the City of Buffalo denied a request by the county to waive permit fees for the new joint city/county recycling center building, the Recling Center Board decided they needed to discuss issues with both entities at their meetings Tuesday, July 5.

Estimated 400 People Attend First Annual Freedom Fest

People of Sheridan found a new way to celebrate America's birthday this year as an estimated 400 people went out to the first annual Freedom Fest at the old Woodland Park School.