Archive - Oct 2012 - News

October 4th

SMH Authorizes $150K for New Building Plans

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees authorized approximately $150,000 for a site and building plan for the facility's proposed new medical office building.

Stylist Recognizes Breast Cancer Month

Alecia Levi, owner of Bonadelle's, LLC, is offering complimentary haircuts this month to women who have survived or are currently fighting breast cancer. October marks Breast Cancer Awareness month. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

There are pink ribbons all over town as Sheridan observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but one local business owner is going one step further to show her respect for women who have fought or are fighting the disease.

October 3rd

Absentee Balloting Picking Up Momentum

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Absentee voting has been busy in Sheridan County. (Photo by Ron Richter)

It's been a week since registered voters in Wyoming have been able to request absentee ballots for next month's General Election. Sheridan County Elections Supervisor Brenda Kekich says that they've been pretty busy.

Buffalo Council Approves Street Closure For Monster March

At Tuesday's meeting, the Buffalo City Council approved a request from Angela Jarvis with the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce to close Main Street for the annual Halloween Monster March.

Johnson County Considers Mower For Mikesell/Potts

Johnson County's Commissioners considered a request from County Sanitarian Rick Durfee to purchase a zero-turn mower for the county-run Mikesell/Potts Recreation Area at Lake DeSmet.

Former Councilman Gerard's Case Bound To District Court

Justin Gerard

Justin Gerard, former Buffalo City Councilman, had his preliminary hearing Wednesday at the Campbell County Courthouse in Gillette. The state's case was found to have probable cause, and the case to be bound over to District Court for further proceedings.

There'll be a Write-In Candidate for House District 30

Pete Schoonmaker will run for the State House District 30 seat as a write-in candidate. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan resident Pete Schoonmaker, who's the President and CEO of Summit Gas Resources, made it known Wednesday that he'll be running for the Wyoming House District 30 seat as a write-in candidate.

Commissioners Make House District 30 Appointment

Kathy Coleman shortly after being appointed by County Commissioners to fill the unexpired term of Jon Botten, who recently resigned from his House District 30 position. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Commissioners held a special meeting Wednesday to make an appointment to fill the vacancy of the House District 30 seat that was caused by Jon Botten's resignation.

Sheridan High School Homecoming

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Sheridan High School Homecoming is in full swing this week as the Broncs gear up to take on the Laramie Plainsmen this Friday on Homer Scott Field. The school is a buzz with festivities this week as students share school spirit and crazy fashion.

Multiple Flu Cases Confirmed in Sheridan County

Flu season seems to have hit Sheridan County early this year.