Archive - Mar 2012 - News

March 30th

County Valuation Will Sway JCHC Decision On Construction

Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center heard a report from Hospital Asdministrator Sandy Ward concerning future county valuation and how that may determine whether or not to continue with the next phase of construction.

Awards Given For Buffalo's LEGOs At The Library 2012

Jackson Moon poses with his creation 'Police Training Camp' that won an award for Most Realistic Scene at this year's LEGOs At The Library Competition in Buffalo.

The Johnson County Library's LEGOs At The Library 2012 was another success, according to Steve Rzasa with the library, who said this year's contest drew the same number of contestants as last year, just a more diverse group.

Who Is Johnson County's New GIS/Planner?

Johnson County GIS/Planner Jim Waller

The Johnson County Planning Office has hired a new GIS/Planner after former Assistant Planner Jerry Osborn retired in December.

April Proclamation Promotes Child Abuse Awareness

(Photo Courtesy of the Child Advocacy Centers of Wyoming)

Statewide partners against child abuse planted hundreds of children's blue and sliver pinwheels on the lawn of the Wyoming Capital this week to call attention to the importance of prevention and intervention during April, which is child abuse prevention month in Wyoming.

March 29th

“Filling an Empty Bowl”

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Thursday night the YMCA gym was transformed into a gourmet soup extravaganza. It was Volunteers of America's 4th annual “Filling an Empty Bowl” fundraiser to benefit Sheridan's Community Shelter.

“Filling an Empty Bowl”

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Past VOA board member Liz Swanson enjoying her soup Thursday. (Judy Hagerott)

Thursday night the YMCA gym was transformed into a gourmet soup extravaganza. It was Volunteers of America's 4th annual “Filling an Empty Bowl” fundraiser to benefit Sheridan's Community Shelter.

Missing Woman's Body Found East of Gillette

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Searchers have found the body of a Gillette woman who has been missing since Monday, and no foul play is suspected.

One Sentenced, Two Arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court

Wednesday morning in 4th Judicial District Court, Judge John Fenn sentenced 25-year-old Robert J. Jones of Wichita, Kansas to 3 to 5 years in prison and ordered him to pay $495 in fines on two forgery charges.

Tax Help Offered Today

As April approaches there's still time to get your taxes done and Sheridan College is there to help as they will offer their second to last income tax preparation session today from 1 to 5 pm.

Hospital Board Discusses Plan to Address Testing for LMA Concerns

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty

Monday we told you that Sheridan Memorial Hospital intends to send out letters to each of the patients where a Laryngeal Mask Airway could have been used during surgery between June 1st and November 8th of last year.