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December 18th

Extension Finally Moves to New Office

After months of working out of boxes at the Sheridan County Courthouse, extension educator Scott Hininger and his staff are settling into their new offices in Sheridan College's Watt Regional Ag Center.

December 17th

County Road Department Takes Over Rural Addressing Effort

The road and bridge department of Johnson County has now assumed the responsibility for rural addressing, because both county fire districts decided they no longer wanted to be involved in the program.

Board Approves Home Schooling, Mileage Payment Requests

The school trustees of Johnson County School District One approved a number of requests, recently, regarding home schooling, isolation and employment.

Case of the Missing Ice Balls

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Sheridan Media's Ron Richter took a trip to a residence on North Heights Drive in Sheridan Tuesday to investigate a claim of missing ice balls. Here's what he found out.

Chamber Announces Week Three Stroll Winner

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Sheridan Association have announced that Susan Ottema of Sheridan is the week three winner of $100 in Chamber Bucks as part of the Christmas Stroll.

Tennis Association Proposes Covering Courts

The Sheridan County Tennis Association is proposing to cover two of the tennis courts at Thorne-Rider Park in Sheridan so that they can be used by the public as a year-round facility.

Wireless Transfer Exposes WIC Client Records

The Wyoming Department of Health reports that the personal information of nearly 12,000 past and present clients of the WIC program was exposed to the general public for about a 24-hour period in October. WIC is the Women, Infants and Children nutritional program run by the federal government.

December 16th

Obesity in Wyoming...It's a Growing Problem

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One in four Wyoming residents are obese, pushing the scales far beyond simply being overweight. Monday night in the Science Center at Sheridan College, Registered Dietitian Georgia Boley presented the program “Hunger and Obesity...Making the Connection.”

Buffalo Chamber Offers Lunch, with Twist

This month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon will have a new venue and a slightly different twist than normal.

Rachel McCaughey, Assistant Director of the Chamber of commerce, tells us what will be different at this month's luncheon.

County Agenda Includes Subdivision, Grant, Addresses

The Johnson County Commissioners will discuss and are expected to make a decision on the approval of a re-subdivision of the Mannering Lot and final plat approval of the Robinson Acres Subdivision at their regular meeting today.