Archive - Apr 14, 2011 - News

An Award for a Good Decision

Deputy McPhillips presents 9-year-old Tongue River Elementary student Joshua Thayer with a "Good Decision" Award for finding a loaded weapon and seeking an adult to help him turn it in to law enforcement.

9-year-old Tongue River Elementary School student was awarded Wednesday during a school assembly for making a very wise decision.

Sheridan County Sheriff Dave Hofmeier explains why Joshua Thayer was given a “Good Decision Award” from Deputy McPhillips.

Honoring Our Telecommuncations Operators

A list of what Telecommunications Operators do for the public every day around the country.

Dispatch Centers around the country have been honoring their telecommunication personnel as the industry observes National Telecommunications Week.

Company Celebrates Green Day by Donating Banner

The banner donated by Bella Graphics of Sheridan

A Sheridan company, Bella Graphics, is helping Buffalo celebrate it's Buffalo Go Green Day this Saturday by donating a huge banner advertising the celebration that stretches across Main Street in Downtown Buffalo.

Jo Co 4-H Debuts Internship Program

Rachel Vardiman, Johnson County 4-H Youth Extension Coordinator

Johnson County 4-H has been working on a new program since 2009, designed to allow kids an opportunity to experience different types of careers available to them through a soon-to-be-implemented internship program.

District One Board Approves Support for Students of National Competitions

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Students of Sheridan County School District One who excel at state competitions and advance to national competitions, received some financial support from the District Board of Trustees this week.

Common Core State Standards “Daunting” for School Districts

Sheridan District 2 Assistant Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Sachse

A fair amount of discussion took place at Tuesday night's Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees meeting regarding the issue of Common Core State Standards.

First Lady Speaks At Child Abuse Prevention Event

Blue and Silver pinwheels were planted at the State Capitol Wednesday in honor of Child Abuse Prevention month.

Statewide partners against child abuse gathered Wednesday at the State Capitol in Cheyenne as First Lady Carol Mead read a proclamation signed by Governor Matt Mead declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention month.