Archive - Nov 2012 - News

November 1st

Speer Confessed After Arrest, According to Court Records

Speer Confessed After Arrest, According to Court Records

Court records show that Jesse Paul Speer, the 39-year-old Montana man who made headlines after he was arrested for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting an 11-year-old Cody girl, expressed remorse and ultimately confessed to investigators following his arrest.

A Donation of $5 Million to SMH Foundation Sustains Cardiac and Dialysis Care

A Donation of $5 Million to SMH Sustains Cardiac and Dialysis Care

At Thursday's meeting of the Board of Trustees at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, members of the board announced that the hospital's foundation received a generous gift - a gift of $5 million from the trust of a Story woman. The donation will benefit certain types of care at the hospital.

Johnson County Opts For Buyout In Lake DeSmet Issue

Johnson County's Commissioners voted to move forward with Option No. 2, which will buy out Sheridan County, mirroring the decision made by Sheridan County at their special meeting Monday.

Sinclair Offers Reward After Apparent Sabotage

Sinclair Offers Reward After Apparent Sabotage

Sinclair Oil Corp. is offering a $25,000 reward for information about an apparent sabotage attempt at its refinery near Rawlins.

Workers discovered damage to a number of valves on Oct. 18. after noticing strange feedback from instruments on a hydro-cracking unit.

BHS Drama Performing Wilder's 'Our Town' This Weekend

Buffalo High School's drama department will be performing “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder this weekend at the BHS Auditorium.

SCJC Offering Pinterest Classes Starting Saturday

Sheridan College in Johnson County will begin offering classes involving Pinterest this Saturday and then again once per month through June of 2013.

Derek Andrews, Advisor at the Johnson County Campus, explains more about what Pinterest is.

Senior Center Hosts Current Events Discussions

The Sheridan Senior Center is hosting a series of current events discussions to give members of the community a chance to debate, learn, or vent their opinions regarding news headlines.

Hammer Chevrolet Has a New VP of Operations and Investor

Hammer Chevrolet Has a New VP of Operations and Investor

Hammer Chevrolet has been owned by three generations since current owner Dick Hammer's grandfather started the business during the depths of the Great Depression.

Commissioners Lift Fire Ban

The Sheridan County commissioners have announced the county-wide fire ban will be discontinued as of 6 o'clock tomorrow morning.

Fire at LuLu's

LuLu's Cafe went up in flames at approximately 11 p.m. Halloween night. No one was in the building when the fire started, and the cause of the blaze is under investigation. (photo by Jason Etchechoury, Sheridan Fire/Rescue)
The back of LuLu's Cafe shows the majority of external fire damage. No one was in the building at the time of ignition. (photo by Tracee Davis)
An upper rear window at LuLu's Cafe shows fire damage. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Firefighters, including Jason Etchechoury, are on the scene of a structure fire at LuLu's Cafe this morning. The cause of the fire is under investigation. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to a structure fire at LuLu's Cafe last night at about 11 o'clock. Jason Etchechoury, firefighter, EMT and investigator, explains what happened.