Archive - Nov 3, 2011 - News

Priority Setting Meeting

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A colorful sign highlights some of the priorities for the future of Sheridan.

The Sheridan College Main Street campus was the site for a Priority Setting meeting held by the Center for a Vital Community and the Wyoming Rural Development Council Thursday evening.

Motion for Severance Denied in Paumer Case

Clearmont resident Camie Paumer faces a number of embezzlement charges.

A Severance Motion in the case against alleged embezzler Camie Paumer of Clearmont was denied Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court.

'Gasland' Director to Speak at PRBRC Annual Meeting

Josh Fox, Director of "Gasland", will be the Keynote Speaker at the Powder River Basin Resource Council Annual Meeting/Dinner November 5th at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. (Courtesy Photo)

The Powder River Basin Resource Council will hold their 39th Annual Meeting Saturday, November 5th with keynote speaker Josh Fox, creator of the film "Gasland".

Safer Routes: SJHS to Kendrick Park

Mayor Dave Kinskey gathers with Sheridan Junior High sixth graders while Tom Belus cuts the ribbon for the SJHS-Kendrick Pathway. Lighting was added to the path in order to create a safer rout for students from the junior high through the park. (photo Brad Estes)

More than twenty people attended a ribbon cutting along with students from Sheridan Junior High School on Thursday, recognizing the new lighting additions to the pathway that connects Kendrick Park and the junior high.

Whitney Presents $7.6 Million Check to Sheridan College

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Whitney Benefits presents a "big" check to Sheridan College at a special presentation Thursday.

Whitney Benefits presented Sheridan College Thursday with the single largest gift ever received by the College. A check in the amount of $7.6 million that will cover half of the cost of the new Edward A. Whitney Academic Center was graciously accepted by Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young.

Study: Wyoming Rural Towns Would Be Hurt Most By Possible SS Cuts

(WY News Service) -- A new study by the Center for Rural Strategies shows that rural Wyoming towns would be hit hardest by Social Security cuts.

“Creating a Reading Community”: Elementary Read-A-Thons Gather Almost $20,000

Sagebrush Elemntary celebrates the conclusion of its Read-A-Thon program Monday in their school gym. Sheridan High School cheerleaders, Sheridan Game and Fish including Smokey the Bear were there and so was Pooh bear supporting this year's BEAR theme: "Be Excited About Reading". (photo courtesy of Sagebrush PTO)

Two Sheridan elementary schools are getting kids excited about reading and raising money at the same time.

Annual Jo Co Library Benefit Auction this Friday

Jo Co Library Director Cynthia Twing

Book It...To Your Favorite Destination is the theme for this year's Johnson County Library Benefit Auction, which will happen this Friday evening at the library, beginning at 6 pm.

Jo Co Assistant Planner to Retire December 30

Jerry "Ozzie" Osborn

Johnson County Assistant Planner Jerry “Ozzie” Osborn has submitted a letter of his intent to retire from his position with the county effective Friday, December 30.

Buffalo's Newest Police Officer Sworn In

Sgt. Jason Carder, Acting Police Chief, Buffalo Police Department

Buffalo has a new police officer, now that patrolman James Kozisek has been sworn into his new position.