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April 29th, 2011

Three Honored at 1st Annual Keystone Awards

From left-to-right: Dr. Seymour Thickman, Darlene Elliot and Roman Skatula. All three were honored at Thursday night's Keystone Awards.

Three very deserving individuals were honored Thursday night at the 1st annual Keystone Awards to benefit the Sheridan Senior Center. Darlene Elliot, Dr. Seymour Thickman and Roman Skatula were honored for their timeless commitment to the Sheridan community throughout the years.

Spear-O-Wigwam Purchase Made Official

Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young with the announcement of the acquisition of the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch Thursday.

The Northern Wyoming Community College District made the purchase of the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch in Northern Johnson County official at a special announcement ceremony at Sheridan College Thursday. College President Dr.

Students Present Drama Showcase Tonight

Sheridan High School Drama Students will present a Showcase tonight at 7:30 in the Sue Henry Auditorium. The performances highlight the competition pieces they took to State Drama in December.

Last December, about fifteen students in the SHS Drama Department competed at Wyoming State Drama, and tonight, the public is invited to enjoy a Drama Showcase highlighting their work.

Sheridan Man Appears in Court on Several Drug Charges

Sheridan Man Appears in Court on Several Drug Charges

21-year-old Sheridan resident Trevor Dunham had his Initial Appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday. Dunham is charged with two Felonies; Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver - Cocaine; and Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver - Heroin.

Buffalo Council Approves Final Payment on Wastewater Plant

Buffalo's new wastewater treatment plant

At last week's Buffalo City Council meeting, Public Works Director Les Hook asked that the Council approve the final payment to Hydro Construction and to release a half a million dollars in retainage, essentially bringing the project to a close.

Poker Tournament Benefits Buffalo Boys and Girls Club

Coming up this Saturday is the Sixth Annual Texas Hold 'em Tournament sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of the Bighorns.

JCHC Board Gets Financial Report

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center was given the financial report for the month of March at their regular meeting Wednesday night.

Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward said the income for the facility looked good for the month, but expenses were higher than anticipated.

April 28th

Annie the Buffalo's New Home

A new little gal has joined the existing buffalo and elk at the City Elk Pasture in Sheridan. Little Annie was released into the area Wednesday afternoon, and City Parks Manager Chuck Carbert explains how she came to be there.

First Person: Surviving Little Rock Tornado

This tornado hit Little Rock Arkansas on Monday, April 25th at 6 pm. It was taken from a downtown hospital. In reality, the color is an eerie army green because of the hail within the clouds.

For the past month, tornadoes have been ravaging multiple states in the Midwestern, southern and southeastern part of the country.

Setback For Cancer Center Expansion

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees Wednesday were updated on a setback of sorts regarding the 15,000 square foot Cancer Center expansion. Recently, KWN Construction, who's designing the Cancer Center, informed the Hospital that a geotechnical report showed that the proposed site has some expansive and potentially unstable soils.