Archive - Mar 2012 - News

March 5th

Johnson County Commission Adds Grant Money To Budget

Money from Homeland Security Grants was added to the county's budget during the commission's last meeting February 21.
Fund 59 and Fund 60 appropriations were added as line items in the budget for local law enforcement/sheriff's office and for local emergency management in the county.

Johnson County Health Fair Held Saturday In Buffalo

US Senator John Barrasso

The annual Johnson County Health Fair was held this weekend at the fairgrounds in Buffalo, and was a success if based on the crowds that were in attendance.

Buffalo Police Chief Addresses Grant Money, K-9 Issues

BPD Police Chief Jason Carder

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder requested approval to apply for a speed enforcement grant, which the department has used before but must re-apply for as requested. The grant will help pay for overtime and other expenses associated with the enforcement.

March 5th

No Child Left Hungry

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(photo by Judy Hagerott)

Over $15,000 was raised as the “Food Group” held its first fundraiser Saturday night to replenish their cupboards, cupboards which feed hungry school kids over the weekend.

Johnson County Commission Adds Grant Money To Budget

Money from Homeland Security Grants was added to the county's budget during the commission's last meeting February 21.
Fund 59 and Fund 60 appropriations were added as line items in the budget for local law enforcement/sheriff's office and for local emergency management in the county.

Judges Raises Mandate Moving Through Legislature

State judiciary branch salaries don't measure up to their counterparts in the executive and legislative branches, and Senate File 40 would close the gap.

Western Film Series Wraps Up With a Redford Classic

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The Western Film Series at the Wyo Theater in Sheridan wraps up another season this afternoon with Jeremiah Johnson starring Robert Redford. Wyo Theater Board Member Gene Sturlin will be hosting today's season finale.

G&F to Host Bear, Lion, and Wolf Seminar This Week

Wyoming Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be hosting a seminar in Gillette this week entitled “Staying Safe in Bear, Lion and Wolf Country”. The seminar is held every year and typically rotates between Sheridan, Gillette and Buffalo as to where it's held.

March 3rd

Bill to Add Judge in Sheridan Gets First Reading

Proposed legislation would set aside $950,000 of the two-year budget for the state in order to add an extra judge in Sheridan and Johnson Counties.

Hello, Dolly at SHS

Sheridan High School's production of Hello, Dolly will have two more showings, one tonight at 7:30 and a matinée tomorrow at 2 pm. Director Marva Craft tells us more about the play.