Archive - Apr 2011 - News

April 5th

Sheridan Jr. High Art Extravaganza Opens Today

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The Sheridan Junior High Art Extravaganza is on display throughout April at the SAGE Gallery at the Sheridan College Main Street location.

The Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al, or SAGE, is opening the Sheridan Junior High School Art Extravaganza exhibit today at the SAGE Gallery at the Sheridan College Main Street location.

Emergency Management Receives Sandbags

Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman stands next to a delivery of 25,000 sandbags, which arrived Monday morning from the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security. Added to what the County already had, there are now 40,000 availalble to fill if springtime flooding occurs.

With springtime comes mountain runoff of rivers, creeks and streams. The folks at Sheridan County Emergency Management have been stockpiling sandbags in the storehouse in the event that waterways in this region go over their banks.

Operation S.A.V.E. Session Tonight in Dayton

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The Tongue River Valley Community Center has teamed up with the Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition for Operation S.A.V.E.

Buffalo City Council to Appoint Board Members

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The Buffalo City Council, at their regular meeting Tuesday, will introduce Ordinance No. 1347, which will revise City code regarding the appointment of members to the Vision Buffalo Commission.

Jo Co Commission to Discuss New CJC Court Facility

Johnson County Commission

Discussions regarding the proposed new courtroom facility at the new criminal justice center now under construction will happen at the Johnson County Commissioner's meeting Tuesday at the courthouse.

Big Bucks Bingo Benefits Rotary Students

Coming up Tuesday night in Buffalo is Big Bucks Bingo, an event to raise money for the Buffalo Rotary Club's Student Exchange Program.

April 4th

Wal-Mart to Remain Liquor Free

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Wal-Mart was denied transfer of a retail liquor license at Monday night's Sheridan City Council meeting.

Much of the almost four hour Sheridan City Council meeting Monday night centered around Wal-Mart's request for a retail liquor license owned by Rick Howell, the former owner of Pablo's Mexican Restaurant.

Senior Center to Award Three Keystone Recipients

The first recipients to be honored with the Sheridan Senior Center's Keystone Award are, from left: Ms. Darlene Elliott, Mr. Roman Skatula and Dr. Seymour Thickman.

Coming up Thursday, April 28th, the Sheridan Senior Center will be hosting a first-ever fundraiser.

Sheridan City Council to Tackle a Number of Tough Issues Tonight

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Sheridan City Council to Tackle a Number of Tough Issues Tonight

Tonight's Sheridan City Council meeting is sure to go well into the evening as there are a number of contentious issues that will be addressed.

Poll Question: UW Hiring Larry Shyatt

Larry Shyatt has been hired to replace Heath Shroyer as the new Univerisity of Wyoming Cowboys Basketball Program.

University of Wyoming athletics officials announced Thursday that Larry Shyatt has agreed to a five-year contract to take over as head coach of the Cowboy Basketball program. He replaces Heath Schroyer, who was fired in February.