Archive - Oct 2, 2009 - News

Wyoming Police: 11-Year-Old Boy Leads High-Speed Chase

RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming police say an 11-year-old boy led law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase reaching up to 100 miles per hour in a large SUV.

Wyoming Sports Group Preps for Swine Flu

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - As swine flu spreads around the state, the Wyoming High School Activities Association is discussing how a swine fl outbreak might impact statewide culminating events.

Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild Opens 54th Season Tonight at the Carriage House

Opening the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild’s 54th season will be “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds,” written by Paul Zindel and directed by Malcolm Wallop. This is Paul Zindel’s best known play, winning a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1971.

High School Principal Honored As Distinguished Alum

It’s homecoming weekend at Sheridan High School but SHS Principal Dirlene Wheeler will be conspicuously absent from many of the festivities. Wheeler has her own homecoming celebration to attend where she is the guest of honor. She is one of five graduates of Chadron State College graduates with successful careers that are being given distinguished alumni awards tomorrow.

Fire Prevention Week Starts Sunday

Next week is National Fire Prevention week and the Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department is planning events throughout the week. This is one of the times throughout the year when firefighters get to spend time with local school kids. Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer says that over 500 kids are expected to tour the Fire Station next week.

Sheridan Man Pleads Guilty To Burglary Charges

A 20-year-old Sheridan man pleaded guilty to burglary charges in 4th Judicial District Court yesterday. In early August, Kyle Giacometto broke into Big Sky Cycles on Main Street and took a Kawasaki motorcycle.