Archive - Apr 2010 - News

April 13th

Child's Place Director Resigns

Ranchester Town Councilwoman Samantha Nixon
Ranchester Town Councilwoman Samantha Nixon

It was announced at Tuesday night's Ranchester Town Council meeting that Linda Orchard, the Director of the Tongue River Child's Place has resigned. Ranchester Councilwoman and Child's Place Board Member Samantha Nixon says they are first looking to promote from within.

One Vehicle Rollover Near Buffalo Results In A Fatality

One vehichle rollover near Buffalo claims the life of a Casper man.
One vehichle rollover near Buffalo claims the life of a Casper man.

A single vehicle rollover Monday afternoon on Interstate 25 twelve miles south of Buffalo claimed the life of 64-year-old Kirby Sells of Casper Wyoming. The 1999 Ford Ranger pickup was westbound on I-25 when the driver, 69-year-old Rozean Sells for unknown reasons swerved from the driving into the passing lane.

Drivers Licenses And Dropouts

Sheridan County School District Two Superintendent Craig Dougherty
Sheridan County School District Two Superintendent Craig Dougherty

Several weeks ago on KROE'S Public Pulse program, Sheridan County School District Two Superintendent Craig Dougherty proposed the idea of not allowing students who dropout of high school to have driving privileges. Dougherty says that the idea is an out-of-the box approach to help curb the escalating dropout rate.

Creating A Culture Of Wellness

The Delicious Benefits Of Healthy Lifestyles

The Sheridan County Wellness Council of Sheridan County hosted a "Culture of Wellness" forum at the Sheridan Public Library Monday evening. Wellness Coordinator Teddy Araas

Sheridan County Circuit Court News

Two women make their Initial Appearance in Circuit Court Monday.

In Monday's Sheridan County Circuit Court, two women made their Initial Appearances before Judge John Sampson.

On the first case, Johnie Garner, a former employee with United Parcel Service, was charged on five separate counts for incidents occurring between April and September, 2009.

April 12th

Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Dispatcher Kat Hersman answers a call during her shift at the Sheridan Law Enforcement Center.

April 11th through 17th is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson stopped by the Sheridan Police Station to chat with local dispatchers about their work.

Nursing Students Gather Shoes

Soles4Souls distributes new and gently used shoes to those in need, both in the US and internationally.

The 1st Year nursing students at Sheridan College are required as part of their grade to acquire eight hours community service before the school year ends. This year, the students are combining forces for a charitable organization that will have both domestic and global significance.

Tax Tips For Those Who Have Yet To File

The deadline to file your 2009 return is just days away.
The deadline to file your 2009 return is just days away.

The deadline to file your 2009 tax return is looming, as April 15th is only days away. IRS Spokesperson Karen Connelly says that filing for an extension is a pretty simple procedure if done on-line.

Connelly explains what taxpayers should do if they owe and are unable to pay by midnight on the 15th.

Chamber Luncheon Will Focus On Technology And Community Partnerships

Chamber luncheon will focus on technology.
Chamber luncheon will focus on technology.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon and program will focus on new technologies and community partnerships. Chamber Executive Director Janelle Anderson says that Jesus Rios with ACT will present the program.

Shall We Dance Spring Showcase Is This Weekend

The Shall We Dance annual Spring Showcase is back this weekend. (Courtesy Photo)
The Shall We Dance annual Spring Showcase is back this weekend. (Courtesy Photo)

It may have taken a temporary hiatus for a few years, but the Shall We Dance annual Spring Showcase is back for two performances this weekend. Suzanna Quintana with Shall We Dance explains why this showcase will be so unique.