Archive - Sep 27, 2012 - News

Ribbon Cutting For Jo Co Judicial Center Held Thursday

Delbert Eitel, Smokey Wildeman, Governor Matt Mead and John Gibbs perform the ribbon cutting at Thursday's open house for the new Johnson County Judicial Center.

Dignitaries ranging from Governor Matt Mead to State Senator John Schiffer and State Representative Mike Madden were on hand as Johnson County held a ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon for their new judicial center.

Council Work Session: Rotomill and Overlay Update

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The Sheridan City Council received an update Thursday on the City's rotomill and overlay projects, past, present, and future. City of Sheridan Project Manager Joe Schoen.

Absentee Voting Underway

Absentee Voting Underway

Absentee voting in Wyoming has begun, as Thursday was the first day that citizens were able to request an absentee ballot. State Election Director Peggy Nighswonger says that voting absentee is really quite simple.

3rd Annual Pink Bronc Day

The 3rd Annual Pink Bronc Day in Sheridan is Friday. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan High School is gearing up for their 3rd annual Pink Bronc day scheduled to take place at Sheridan high school Friday September 28th. As October approaches students embrace it as breast cancer awareness month.

Gray Matters: Training the Grownup Brain

Rita VanNorman with Northern Wyoming Mental Health speaks at the Gray Matters workshop Thursday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.
Rita VanNorman with Northern Wyoming Mental Health speaks at the Gray Matters workshop Thursday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

AARP Wyoming and Wyoming Retired Education Personnel hosted a four hour workshop Thursday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn entitled “Gray Matters: Training the Grownup Brain”. The workshop focused on how food, fitness and fun can impact the mind as it ages.

JCHC 2012 Construction Project Essentially Complete

The Johnson County Healthcare Center Board of Trustees held their September meeting Wednesday night and heard an update on the 2012 Capital Construction Project which is essentially complete, according to Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward.

Friday is Rabies Awareness Day

Friday is Rabies Day around the world. Toby Granger, registered nurse at the Sheridan County Public Health Clinic, said the medical industry has set the day aside to raise awareness and promote resources to prevent the disease.

Pumpkin Patch Open for Romping

Next week marks the beginning of October, and with it comes the implication of long-awaited seasonal change. The first necessary décor for the upcoming fall celebrations is a home-grown pumpkin.

Veterinary Practice Brings Acupuncture to Pets

Dr. Candice Carden, pictured here with her daugher, Kamryn, and her horse, Tuscon, have established a new veterinary practice in Sheridan over the past several months. Carden offers the community unique credentials as an animal acupuncturist. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Last month, Sheridan Media News reported on a new veterinary practice that has set down roots in the Sheridan Area. Dr. Candice Carden of Powder River Veterinary Hospital and Supply brings a new skill set and service capability to community, which includes some therapeutic options that are sometimes overlooked.

Substance Abuse Prevention Group Discusses Recent Events

Bill Hawley

Wednesday, the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition had their monthly meeting and the discussion centered around the recent death of a man at a local bar and the ways that, as a community, these types of tragedies can be prevented in the future.