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October 23rd, 2013

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INTERNET ASSAULT

Wyo. Supreme Court rejects Internet assault appeal

Disability Waiver Redesign Raises Concerns

A proposed redesign of Wyoming's Medicaid waivers for those with disabilities has raised concerns among those who provide and receive services under the existing program.

October 22nd

Auditions Set For Upcoming Play

Creek Side Performing Arts will present their version of Annie Junior in January of 2014, but auditions for performers will be next week at the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce.

Buffalo Gets Clean Audit Report

Dooley and Jelly CPAs recently completed the audit for the City of Buffalo for the year ending June 30, 2013 and issued an unqualified, or “clean opinion,” although CPA Tracey Jelly told the city council there were minor issues to clean up.

Library Auction's Next Month

A fundraiser to raise funds to help with their expansion project will be happening next Friday, November 1st at the Johnson County Library.

Shelter Hosts Pet Costume Contest

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Pets of all shapes and sizes will converge on Kendrick Park in Sheridan this Saturday (Oct.26), as the 13th annual Pet-O-Ween pet costume contest will take place at the bandshell in the park. The event is a fundraiser for the Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan.

Economic Development Group Creates Plan

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board approved a resolution Tuesday to apply for a business ready community planning grant through the Wyoming Business Council.

Public Works Director Says Reservoir's Full

Buffalo's main water source, Tie Hack Reservoir, is now full, according to City Works Director Les Hook, who gave his report to the city council at their last meeting.

Hook said the reservoir started spilling the first week in October.

Board Approves Contracts, Isolation Requests

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees approved both the employment and isolation requests brought before them at their last board meeting.

Health Center Program Targets Obesity

Johnson County Healthcare Center, as part of the Affordable Care Act, will be required to implement a ”health improvement project” which will hopefully improve people's health through weight-management.