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August 7th, 2013

Fire at the Holiday Inn Parking Lot

UPDATE 12:08 p.m.

Sheridan Fire-Rescue received a call at roughly 7:45 Wednesday morning about a fire in the parking lot of the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Crews were on scene for 45 minutes, extinguishing the flames and cooling the equipment with foam.

August 6th

Jentel Presents

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Tuesday night the Jentel Foundation showcased its current artists in residency there, with each giving their own presentations of their different arts. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott went down to the Sagebrush Community Art Center in the old train depot to check it out and brings us this story.

JCHC Board Addresses Marketing, Audits, Hospice Donations

At their last meeting the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees looked into marketing by the facility, audits, and donations to Hospice and the general fund.

Johnson County Signs Agreement For CMAQ Funds

The Johnson County Commissioners, at Tuesday's meeting, approved the Chairman to sign the agreement with the State on the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality, or CMAQ award for funds for FY 2014 and FY 2015.

Echoes Of The Past Cemetery Tours Start This Week

The annual Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Echoes Of The Past Cemetery Tours will begin this Thursday, continue Friday and Saturday and wrap up next Saturday, August 17th.

Dog and Cat Shelter Director Announces Her Retirement

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In April of 2012, we reported that longtime Executive Director of the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter Cel Hope would be slowing down a bit and handing off some of her responsibilities at the Shelter. Tuesday, Hope announced that she'll be retiring next spring.

Keeping the Dogs Cool in the Summertime

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The dog days of summer can be dangerous for our four legged friends, as dogs are unable to keep themselves cool when temperatures rise. Dr. Jennifer Gage with Big Goose Veterinary Clinic says that leaving dogs in vehicles is often a recipe for disaster.

Phone Lines Open for Health Fair Blood Draws

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The phone lines are now open and volunteers are making appointments for wellness screenings offered to the public during the 2013 annual community blood draws later this month at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Health Insurance Premiums Rise for County Employees

The Sheridan County Board of County Commissioners first adjusted the costs of health insurance to county employees and their families in 2005, requiring employees to pay $100 a month for a spouse to be covered.

BOCC Moves to Support Sheridan College Bond Issue

At their meeting Tuesday, the Sheridan County Board of County Commissioners unanimously moved to support the upcoming bond issue regarding the expansion and renovation of the tech center at Sheridan College.