Archive - Oct 10, 2012 - News

JCHC's Ward Recognized By Quality Healthcare Foundation

Sandy Ward, left, receives the Daniel J. Lex Award. Photo courtesy of Johnson County Healthcare Center.

Sandy Ward, administrator of the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, received the second annual Daniel J. Lex Award for Lifetime Service in Long-Term Care during the Quality Health Care Foundation's annual conference in Jackson recently.

Johnson County Commission Lifts County-wide Fire Ban

Johnson County's Commissioners called a special meeting for Wednesday morning to rescind their earlier ban on fires in the county.

Cutting the Ribbon

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A couple of years ago, the Story Parks Board approached the Sheridan County Commissioners about new equipment and upgrades to Story Centennial Park. Wednesday, a ceremonial ribbon cutting was held at the park after a lot of people came together to make the new additions possible.

Bike-Tober Fest is Saturday

Bike-Tober Fest to benefit the Sheridan Community Land Trust is Saturday. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Community Land Trust annual fundraiser is coming up this Saturday as the 2nd annual Bike-Tober Fest will take place at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. SCLT Executive Director Colin Betlzer.

Wyoming Special Olympics Fall Tournament

Jeannie Ellinger with RENEW will be in Casper to emcee the opening ceremonies for this year's Wyoming Special Olympics Fall Tournament. ( Photo Courtesy of Ace Young)

The Opening Ceremonies for the Wyoming Special Olympics Fall Tournament in Casper will take place this evening. Once again, Jeannie Ellinger from RENEW in Sheridan will be emceeing the opening ceremonies.

WGFD Needs Budget Input from Public

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is hosting a statewide meeting Thursday night to hear public thoughts and suggestions regarding the department's budgetary concerns.

Secular Coalition Explains Concerns about Church/State Separation

Last week, Sheridan Media reported the Secular Coalition for America plans to organize lobbying efforts within the state this month as part of a nationwide campaign to push back against religious inf

Community Businesses Enable Student Flu Vaccs

Medical professionals with the Sheridan County Public Health Clinic are busy making their rounds through the county to offer flu vaccinations to students within the school districts. This year's vaccinations may seem routine, but they're really the result of a community pulling together.

BHNF Plans Controlled Burn

Firefighters with U.S. Forest Service will conduct controlled burns this week in the Powder River Ranger District of the Bighorn National Forest.

JCHC Quoted $575K for Electronic Records Conversion

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The Johnson County Healthcare Center has been looking at converting hospital records from paper to electronic, and this coming year was earmarked for the decision to move forward, with the board budgeting money for the implementation of the program in 2013.