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June 2nd, 2010

Jury Selected in Willey's Bar Fight Trial

Timothy Schaeffer Trial started today in 4th Judicial District Court.

A twelve-person jury has been selected in the trial of The State vs. Timothy Schaeffer. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the report.

Quarry Waiver Granted; Quarry Permit Tabled

Beaver Creek Quarry
Beaver Creek Quarry

Two quarries went up for consideration at Tuesday's Sheridan County Commission meeting. First, commissioners considered and approved the renewal of a 5-year permit for the Beaver Creek Connell Quarry, on the JC Ranch property owned by Mike Connell and accessed off of Beaver Creek Road.

County Commissioners' Marathon Meeting

Sheridan County Commissioners

Sheridan County Commissioners kicked off the month of June with a marathon meeting, taking just over three hours to go through a 26-item agenda.

The commission considered and approved a 5-year lease agreement for office space at the Sheridan County Airport for the Department of Criminal Investigation – rental fees for the lease are $32,722 per year with an adjustment every two years.

June 1st

Ranchester Council Discusses Fireworks Relocation

The location of where the fireworks are set off in Ranchester will remain the same.
The location of where the fireworks are set off in Ranchester will remain the same.

This will be the second year that the Tongue River Valley Business Association will handle the 4th of July celebration for the Town of Ranchester. The Business Association made a proposal to the Ranchester Council Tuesday night to relocate where the fireworks are set off, to property owned by School District One near the Tongue River Middle School.

Sheridan County Community Appreciation Day

Community Appreciation Day is this Saturday at the Sheridan County Museum.
Community Appreciation Day is this Saturday at the Sheridan County Museum.

The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum will be holding their annual Community Appreciation Day this Saturday. Sheridan County Museum Director/Curator Dana Prater says they will be celebrating a couple of different things Saturday.

Spring Follies 2010

The SheridanAires will present the 2010 Spring Follies this week at the Senior Center.
The SheridanAires will present the 2010 Spring Follies this week at the Senior Center.

The annual SheridanAires Spring Follies will take place at the Sheridan Senior Center this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins tells us about this year's program entitled “Route 66—New York or Bust”.

Lewallen Subdivision and Variance Approved

Commissioner Steve Maier

It was a packed Sheridan County Commission meeting again Tuesday morning, with many in attendance providing a considerable amount of public comment.

Yellowstone Quarter to be Dedicated Thursday

The Yellowstone Quarter is the first of 56 National Park and Historic Site coins to be issued by the US Mint.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - A ceremony at Old Faithful geyser will mark the official dedication of the Yellowstone National Park quarter.

Graduations Around Sheridan County

Memorial Weekend in Sheridan County has also meant graduation ceremonies for the past several years.

Project Graduation Celebrates Class of 2010

Sheridan High School 2010 graduate Cody Schellinger prepares to climb the rock wall at Project Graduation festivities.

For nearly the past twenty years, hard-working and caring volunteers have combined forces to provide Project Graduation celebrations to honor Sheridan High School, Fort Mackenzie High School and home-school graduates in a safe environment.