Archive - Nov 2012 - News

November 27th

First Weekly Stroll Button Winner Announced; You Could Be Next

Kathy J. Larson of Sheridan, at left, receives a gift certificate for $100 Chamber Bucks as part of the new weekly drawings for a winning Christmas Stroll button. (Photo courtesy of the Sheridan COunty Chamber of Commerce)

The Christmas Stroll Committee in Sheridan announced the first winner in the weekly drawings for stroll button holders. Kathy J.

SEEDA Appropriates Funds for Preliminary Analysis Work

SEEDA Administrator and City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

The trustees for the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board agreed to appropriate $25,000 to hire consultants CAEL and Avalanche, who'll begin preliminary work on phase one of a Career and Technical Education Training Study commissioned by SEEDA.

Johnson County Caring And Sharing Programs Underway

Every Holiday season the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce involves themselves in numerous events but also in the many Caring and Sharing Programs that benefit those in the community that need them.

Stroll Lighting and Decorating Contest Winners Announced

Heartland Kubota won 1st place for Best Outdoor. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)
Babe's Flowers hauled in 1st place for Best Indoor. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)
Cottonwood Kitchen Shop won 1st place in the Best Theme category. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll Committee has announced the winners of the Business Lighting and Decorating Contest. For Best Indoor, 1st place went to Babe's Flowers, while 2nd place belongs to NEST Home and Holiday/Window Works and More.

Teachers, Students Wanted For Carousel Learning Center

The New Cowboy Carousel Center, which will be located at the old Beutler Building on North Lobban Street, is looking for teachers to teach and students to learn any subject where they can be brought together.

Sheridan Veteran Receives Posthumous Awards for WWII Service

Then a Private, Charles Johnson receives the Distinguished Service Cross while serving in Italy during World War II. His paperwork was lost and the awards were forgotten for more than 60 years, until now.
Senator Enzi stands with the Kane family in his Washington D.C. office. From left: Kevin Kane, Kristi Kane, Ranelle Kane, Senator Enzi, Phil Kane, and Katie Keeley.

A former Sheridan resident and World War II veteran, Charles R. Johnson, was honored posthumously by Senator Mike Enzi this month after the U.S. Army lost paperwork documenting his heroic achievements. Chris Foy has the story.

Sheridan Woman Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter Arraigned in District Court

Sheridan resident Caron Avery, 51, was arraigned in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan Tuesday on two counts of Felony Forgery and one count of Involuntary Manslaughter, which is also a felony. Avery pleaded “not guilty” to all of the charges.

Legislators Weigh In On Screening Senior Drivers

This week's Bank of Sheridan/Sheridan Media Poll Question focuses on whether older drivers should have to undergo additional evaluation before their drivers licenses are renewed.

Barrasso To Meet Obama About Keystone Pipeline

Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso and Sen. Max Baucus of Montana are among a group of lawmakers seeking to meet with President Barack Obama to discuss the future of the Keystone XL pipeline extension.