The man behind the song, “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer” is in Sheridan experiencing his first ever Sheridan WYO Rodeo. Dr. Elmo got in a light workout Friday morning as he was one of the runners who took part in the Spurs and Sneakers Fun Run.
Six teams squared off Friday morning in downtown Sheridan to garner the title of the fastest bed in the west. Last year's winners, NX Bar Ranch couldn't hold off the Kane Cattle Company/Bob's Super Clean team, who cruised to victory in the Beds Along the Big Horns bed races.
Hundreds of runners once again took to the streets of Sheridan Friday morning to take part in the Sneakers and Spurs Fun Run. The weather was overcast and a bit cooler than usual for the runners that lined up along Main Street for the event.
They came early, and they came hungry to the annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast on Grinnell Plaza in downtown Sheridan. The breakfast has been a source of fuel for thousands before rodeo Friday festivities begin downtown.
Starting Friday and going through the weekend at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo, the 9th Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival will be happening for those wanting to be entertained by some of the best musicians and singers around.
The Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade is one of the highlights of the festivities that will take place this morning in downtown Sheridan. Parade Chair Linda St. Clair says that safety is something that they stress during the event.