Archive - Mar 19, 2012 - News

Portion of Burkitt Street to Close Tuesday

Due to the construction of the new District Court Hearing Room at the Sheridan County Courthouse a portion of Burkitt Street from Main to Brooks Street will be closed all day Tuesday beginning at 8:30 am. Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee Obermueller.

Poll: Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal

After a U.S. soldier killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan about a week ago some have called on the White House to speed up troop withdrawal.

Sign Up for K-12 Chess Tournament Friday

A K-12 chess tournament will be held this Friday at the YMCA, organized by a Sheridan student looking to create a chess following in the area.

City Council to Address Council President and Vice President

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The Sheridan City Council will work with a light agenda this evening as the only item under old business is third reading of creation of a special improvement district for the Sheridan Commercial Park. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Buffalo's Stars Of Tomorrow Contest Results

The 54th annual Stars Of Tomorrow contest, sponsored by the Buffalo Kiwanis Club, was Sunday at the Buffalo High School Auditorium.
Twenty-three acts performed during the contest in three different divisions.

4-H Carnival Set for Saturday at the Fairgrounds

Front Row from left to right: Gabby Koltiska and Shaylee Little. Back Row from left to right:: Tanner Little and Katrina Little.

The annual 4-H carnival and chili feed will be this Saturday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Local 4-H Junior Leaders President Shaylee Little says that they have a number of different things planned for this year's carnival.

JCSD1 Board Approves Employment Recommendations

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

The Johnson County School Board received and approved a number of requests and recommendations concerning employment at the district's schools during their meeting March 12.

Johnson County Commissioners Meet New GIS Specialist

Johnson County's new GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Specialist, Jim Waller, was officially introduced to the county commissioners at their meeting March 6.
Waller started his position March 1, and has been busy adjusting to the new job in the County Planning Office.

St. Patrick's Day Parade Big Horn Style

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You hear about St. Patrick's Day parades in the bigger cities across our nation, but Big Horn, Wyoming? You bet!

It was the 4th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade which began at 3:04 Saturday afternoon and traveling the three block parade route, promptly ended at 3:09.

Jackalope Jump Saturday

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Special Olympians, Jackie Santistevan and Jeannie Ellinger take the plunge during the annual Jackalope Jump held in Sheridan on Saturday.

If plan 'A' doesn't work, hopefully plan 'B' does and for the folks at RENEW, plan 'B' was a success.

It was the 5th annual Jackalope Jump, a fundraiser for Special Olympics Wyoming athletes on Saturday.