Archive - Nov 9, 2012 - News

Stroll Button Presentation

Christmas Stroll Committee Chair Judy Taylor, left and Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey, right, presenting this year's Stroll Button winner J.R. Scott with a few goodies Friday at City Hall. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)
Big Horn Elementary student J.R. Scott shows off his winning art for this year's Christmas Stroll button contest. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

Big Horn Elementary student J.R. Scott was presented with one-hundred dollars in Chamber Bucks Friday at Sheridan City Hall for designing this year's Christmas Stroll button. Scott also received a framed piece of the original artwork and the first stroll button to go along with the Chamber Bucks.

Cundiff Appointed Circuit Court Judge

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced Friday that Dayton resident Shelley Cundiff will take over as the new Circuit Court Judge in the Fourth Judicial District that makes up Sheridan and Johnson Counties. Cundiff will replace Judge John Sampson, who's announced his retirement at the end of the year. Cundiff says that she takes the position very seriously.

Park With Plows In Mind

With winter's official entry this weekend, city officials in Sheridan County are reminding citizens to drive with snow compensation in mind. Mayor of Dayton, Bob Wood, said citizens should also park so plows can get through.

Friends of the Library Auction Saturday

The Friends of the Library are hosting their annual silent and live auction fundraiser Saturday night at Sheridan Fulmer Public Library. Executive director, Cameron Duff, said everyone is welcome to purchase tickets at the door.

Senators: Thin Forests Prevent Wildfires

Senators from Colorado, Wyoming and South Dakota are encouraging federal officials to use the timber industry to help thin forests prone to wildfires, like ones that raged across their states this summer.

JCHC Board Discusses Current And Future Projects

The Johnson County Healthcare Center Board of Trustees rescheduled their October 31 meeting to November 7 due to a lack of a quorum.

Warranty Approved For Jo Co Justice Center Phone System

Johnson County's Commissioners approved the purchase of an extended warranty for the justice center's phone systems to protect the building's call center components.

Buffalo Council Approves Fireworks For 'Light Up Buffalo'

At their meeting Tuesday the Buffalo City Council approved a request from the Buffalo Downtown Association to have a fireworks display downtown during their “Light Up Buffalo” celebration November 24th.