Archive - Oct 2011 - News

October 27th

2011 WYO Gala Encores Begin Tonight

“How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at the WYO Theatre in Sheridan had a tremendous opening last weekend, grossing $40,000 from the silent and live auctions, plus ticket sales to the production.

Spokane Environmental Groups Alarmed by Coal Trains

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Environmental groups in the Spokane area are upset with proposals that could see dozens of trains loaded with coal destined for the Far East move through the city every day.

Buffalo's New School Will Get Additional Funds If Needed

Artist concept of Buffalo's new intermediate school

At a meeting with the School Facilities Department last week, the Johnson County School District was awarded more than a half-million dollars for infrastructure at the new intermediate school now being planned.

Jo Co Airport Projects Complete, Mgr Offered Contract

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The slide repair on the runway at the Johnson County Airport and the installation of the new PAPI lights are completed, according to Tom Newell, with the Johnson County Airport Board.

JCHC Construction Slightly Behind Schedule

Sandy Ward

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees had their monthly meeting Wednesday night, and heard updates and reports from the directors and committees.

October 26th

Hula Hooping Hurrah

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Elizabeth Braley

Fads may come and fads may go, but sometime or other they come around full circle and the hula hoop is making its return.

And the Winner Is...?

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Deb Pruss of Sheridan took home the 2012 Toyota Camry Wednesday night in the Chamberfest 2011 fundraising event for the Sheridan County Chamber of commerce.

It was a night of anticipation wrapped with excitement at Fremont Toyota Wednesday night as the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce wound up their annual fundraising event.

DSA Holds Ribbon Cutting for South Gateway Building

It's not called the “Old Maverick Store” anymore. The Downtown Sheridan Association held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new South Gateway Building Wednesday afternoon.

Hospital Board Recieves Third Straight No-Adjustment Audit Report

No news was good news at a Sheridan Memorial Hospital regular board meeting Wednesday afternoon, after certified accountant Jerrel Tucker of Fresno-based auditing firm TCA Partners gave a positive annual audit report to the board.

Blue Ribbon Day: Wyo. Dept of Education to Present Big Horn High School with Award

Big Horn High School will celebrate its recognition as a Blue Ribbon School on Monday, October 31st with activities all day, including an official award presentation from the Wyoming Department of Education.