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April 15th, 2010

"A Midsummer Night's Dream – Abridged" Opens Tonight

Members of the cast of "A Midsummer Night's Dream - Abridges", produced by the Sheridan College No Frills Theatre Co.

Tonight Shakespeare fans will be treated to the first of four performances of his classic comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream – Abridged. Produced by the Sheridan College No Frills Theatre Company, Gene Sager, who co-directs the play with his wife, Lillian, explains the “abridged” part.

April 14th

King's Guilty Plea on Child Abuse Charge

Sheridan resident Rockie King changed his plea to Guilty on Felony Child Abuse.

35-year-old Rockie King appeared before Judge John Fenn Tuesday morning, initially for a Pre-Trial Conference. He was awaiting trial on charges of Aggravated Assault & Battery and Child Abuse for an incident on November 16, 2009 in which he had allegedly choked and hit his 13-month-old daughter, causing bruising on her neck, face and eyes.

Three Arraigned in District Court

New addition of Sheridan County Courthouse, which houses 4th Judicial District Court.

43-year-old Margery Voiles was arraigned in 4th Judicial Court Tuesday morning on one count of Felony Child Endangering and one Misdemeanor count of Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine.

School District 2 Implements "Clickers"

e-Instruction Clickers will be used at 35 SHS and SJHS classes.

At Tuesday night's School District 2 Board of Trustees meeting, SHS math teacher Jeff Mowry demonstrated the e-Instruction program, or "Clickers" for which the District recently received an $80,000 grant to purchase. Assistant Superintendent Tom Sachse explains.

SAWS Board Approves Amendment To Operating Agreement

SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger
SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board made quick work of a light agenda at their monthly meeting Wednesday. The Board agreed to amend the operating agreement between SAWS and the City of Sheridan.

2009 Youth Risk Behavior Results

SHS and SJHS show areas of concern on the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

At Tuesday night's Sheridan County School District 2 board meeting, Assistant Superintendent Tom Sachse went over some of the results of the most recent Youth Risk Behavior Survey for 2009. The areas surveyed covered areas regarding injury and violence, tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, sexual behaviors and nutrition and weight.

Head-On Crash On Brundage Lane

Head-on collision on Brundage Lane Wednesday afternoon.
Head-on collision on Brundage Lane Wednesday afternoon.

Three vehicles were involved in an accident Wednesday afternoon on Brundage Lane in Sheridan. Rob Simpson was involved in the wreck, and he explains his recollection of the crash.

Sheridan Police Sergeant Cody Lamb explains how the events unfolded that resulted in the accident.

Hospital Benefit Is This Saturday Night

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Chairman Gene Davis
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Chairman Gene Davis

The 9th annual Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Benefit A "Star Dust" Night of Jazz is this Saturday night at the fairgrounds. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Learning To Write: Margaret Coel Presentation Friday

Margaret Coel, photo used from her website

Margaret Coel, the author of the best selling Wind River Mystery series, will be giving a presentation at the Sheridan Public Library this Friday evening. In addition to discussing her work, she is expected to talk a little about her story of becoming a writer and learning towrite

School District 1 April Meeting

School District 1 Superintendent Sue Belish

At last night's School District 1 board meeting, Trustees first met in Executive Session to discuss staffing for the next school year. All faculty and staff who are not retiring have been retained, and there is one opening for a Kindergarten teacher on the Big Horn side of the District.