The Sheridan Police Department is aware of claims by this group [the Westboro Baptist Church] that they will be in Sheridan to protest at this funeral. This group has made that claim previously for funerals of Wyoming Veterans and has not shown up. There is a state statute that requires that any protesters must stay 300 feet away from any funeral or cemetery. The Police Department intends to enforce that.
Dismay, sadness and horror are just a few of the reactions expressed by community members and those “of faith” in reaction to the news that protesters from the Westboro Church may attend services in Sheridan this week.
Today in Sheridan, the VA Medical Center and the Sheridan Police Department are teaming up on a unique project. Will Banks is a Social Worker and Homeless Grant and Per Diem Liaison at the VAMC. He explains.
Winter is a perfect time for reading a good book, and now the time spent reading can not only broaden your horizons intellectually, it can also give you the chance to win some great prizes at the Johnson County Library's Winter Reading Program.