Archive - May 7, 2012 - News

Berger Announces Run For Re-election

State Legislator, Rosie Berger, announced this morning she is planning to run for re-election.

New Councilor to be Sworn in Tonight

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New Councilor to be Sworn in Tonight

The Sheridan City Council has been one member short since the end of March when Councilor John Bigelow announced his resignation. After tonight's meeting, the Council will work shorthanded no more explains Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Weekly Poll Question: Should individuals applying for unemployment be drug tested?

Weekly Poll Question: Should individuals applying for unemployment be drug tested?

This past legislative session, state lawmakers voted down proposed legislation that would have allowed for drug testing of welfare recipients. It appears legislators will consider a similar bill next year that would call for drug testing of those seeking unemployment benefits.

Johnson County Discusses Fuel Station Issues

Johnson County's soon to be built fuel station was discussed at the commission's last meeting, where it was decided that the $200,000 line item from this year's budget will have to be moved to next year's budget.

State Prevention Services Considering Consolidation

State-funded preventative programs may be restructured due to budget cuts.

Donkey Basketball Fundraiser Tonight at BHS

The Buffalo High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter is having their Donkey Basketball fundraiser tonight at BHS.

The popular event is put on every two years by the Buffalo FFA as a fundraiser, according to FFA Advisor Jake Evans.

Council Awards Contract For Crazy Woman Square Project

At last week's meeting, the Buffalo City Council awarded the contract for the Crazy Woman Square Re-development Project to Fletcher Construction on the recommendation of City Planner Zach Montgomery.

Safe Kids Day Fair Saturday

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"Red Light, Green Light...learning about pedestrian safety.

The leading cause of death and disability for children ages one to fourteen, is unintentional childhood injury. Saturday at the Junior High in Sheridan, a Safe Kids Day Fair was held to help educate parents and children how to be safer in all their childhood activities.

A Violet Masquerade

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Sheridan's African Violet Club held their annual show and sale Saturday in St. Peter's Episcopal Church's fellowship hall. A blanket of color, club president Michael Cherni says African Violets sure beat the winter doldrums.

And They're Off!

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Rick Stevens counting his winnings.

Saturday night, the Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall was filled with race goers as the CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy Program, held their annual fundraiser.