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November 30th, 2012

VOA Gives Jo Co Commission Quarterly Update

Todd Richins, a new director with Volunteers of America, or VOA, gave a quick quarterly report to the Johnson County Commissioners, touching on numbers of those served and where the program is through the first quarter of this fiscal year.

Johnson County Healthcare Center Gets 'Clean' Audit

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees got a “clean audit report” from Tracey Jelly of Dooley and Jelly CPAs at their November meeting Wednesday evening.

Pets Like Santa Too

Each year the Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan offers Pet Photos with Santa to help get our four legged friends into the Christmas spirit. The event is an annual fundraiser for the shelter. Co-Director of the Dog and Cat Shelter Sharon Johnson.

Movember Gala a Big Success

Dozens of men and women donned mustaches, real for the men and fake for the women, to show their support for mens health issues at Thursday night's Movember Gala.

Festival of Trees Draws a Full House

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The 20th annual Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for Special Olympics, was held Thursday night at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

The Exhibit Hall was transformed into a Christmas delight with decorated trees, ornamental wreaths, table centerpieces, all available for auction or raffle.

Making Good Use of the South Gateway Building

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A little over a year ago, the Downtown Sheridan Association moved into the former Maverick building on the corner of Main Street and Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan. DSA President John Smith says that the public has made good use of the South Gateway building.

There's Still Time to Win a Mountain Stay in Sheridan

Sheridan Travel and Tourism is offering people a chance to win a stay in authentic lodgings in the Big Horn Mountains. The contest ends at midnight on Friday. One entry per household is accepted, with vacation time available from this December through September.

Sen. Barrasso: "Filibuster is Critically Important"

U.S. Senator John Barrasso, of Casper, spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday about Majority Leader Harry Reid’s plan to drastically limit the use of the filibuster.

Family Member Urges People to Keep Their Eyes Open for Missing Plane

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Search and Rescue crews in Utah and Wyoming continue to look for a single engine aircraft that went missing earlier this week en route to Gillette. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter spoke with the aunt of the two passengers that were on the aircraft.

Free Community Dinner Is Sunday

Everyone has heard there's no such thing as a free lunch, but there is a free Community Holiday Dinner in Sheridan, and this year's 22nd annual get-together is Sunday.