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January 7th, 2013

Council to Consider Request From DSA Tonight

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Public Arts in Sheridan has grown significantly over the past decade. So much that the Downtown Sheridan Association will request funding from the City this evening at the Sheridan City Council meeting. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Kalif Shrine Players Melodrama Begins Thursday

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The Kalif Shrine Players annual melodrama will begin this Thursday and will run through Saturday at the Kalif Shrine Center in Sheridan. One of the melodramas participants Judy Taylor, explains what “The Villain Wore a Dirty Shirt” is all about.

Wyoming Coal Production Dips in 2012

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Preliminary numbers released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration indicate Wyoming mines produced about 9 percent less coal last year compared with 2011.

Flu Numbers for Wyoming High During Holidays

Sheridan County Public Health announced that during the recent holidays, reports of flu-like illnesses were at high levels. Toby Granger, Public Information Officer and Nurse Educator for Sheridan County Public Health, explains.

January 7th

Buffalo Council Backs Grant Application For Cowboy Carousel

Those involved with trying to bring the Cowboy Carousel to a new home on North Lobban Avenue attended the last Buffalo City Council meeting, to gain support from the council as they pursue a grant to make the move and the Carousel Center happen.

Hicks To Be Sworn Monday, Jo Co Commission Meets Tuesday

Johnson County's new commissioner, Jim Hicks, will be sworn into office at a ceremony Monday morning.

The ceremony will be at the new Judicial Center in the District Courtromm beginning at 11:30am.

Donations Sought For Music Scholarship Auction

The Dan Carlat/Occidental Jam Memorial Scholarship Auction will be happening Thursday, January 24th, but donations are now being sought so they can be processed for the upcoming auction.

BRONCOS READY FOR REMATCH WITH THE RAVENS

DENVER (AP) - Peyton Manning will have to wait until next season to face the Indianapolis Colts.

His old team lost 24-9 at Baltimore in the AFC wild-card game Sunday. So the Ravens (11-6) will visit Denver next weekend to face the Broncos (13-3), the AFC's top seed.

Had the Colts won, there would have been a circus-like atmosphere all week in Denver in anticipation of the reunion between the Broncos quarterback and the team he played with for 14 seasons before their split-up last spring.

Instead, the Broncos get a chance to send Ray Lewis into retirement Saturday.

2013 SHERIDAN ELKS HOOP SHOOT RESULTS

The Sheridan Elks Lodge Hoop Shoot was conducted on January 6, 2013 in the Hoffman Dome at Sheridan College.

The first place winners in each age group for both girls and boys qualify for the Northwest District Hoop Shoot in Cody on February 2.

The Northwest District includes Cody, Greybull, Powell, Sheridan, and Worland.

The winners of the Sheridan Hoop Shoot are:

8 - 9 Girls: 1. Callie Rafferty, Highland Park -- 17/25
2. Tori Pearce, Meadowlark -- 12/25

8 - 9 Boys: 1. Camden Kilbride, Tongue River Elementary -- 18/25

Buffalo's Timothy Cohoon - Flying in the Butterfly

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On Friday afternoon in Sheridan, Buffalo's Timothy Cohoon turned in a nice time of 1:09.38 to take 2nd place in the 100 Meter Butterfly. Timothy was narrowly edged out by Laramie's Slade Sheaffer - by less than a second. Buffalo beat Sheridan in team scoring 102 to 65 but fell to Laramie 105 to 80.