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May 28th, 2014

A Look Back in Time: May 29, 1914.

Chief of Police Breen has received the list of people who have taken out chauffeurs' licenses from the city. He said there are 30 names, and that is just a small fraction of the number of people who drive automobiles for hire.

High Winds Rip Through Sheridan

A severe thunderstorm that moved through Sheridan Wednesday afternoon left plenty of downed trees and power lines in its wake. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Strong Winds Wreak Havoc on Tractor Trailers

Sheridan County was plagued with strong winds on Wednesday, breaking tree limbs, blowing shingles off of houses, and flipping two tractor trailers on their sides north of Sheridan.

Budget Session Covers Water, Sewer and Solid Waste Funds

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The latest City of Sheridan budget work session Wednesday highlighted the funding mechanisms for the solid waste department and the water and sewer fund, which is part of the utilities division.

City Passes Appropriation Bill on First Reading

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, passed the appropriations bill, or annual budget, on first reading.

Mayor Randy Dyess gave some highlights on Ordinance No. 1371.

Chamber Awards Given At Luncheon

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce had their annual Chamber Awards Luncheon Wednesday, to recognize chamber members for various accomplishments.

Commission Receives VOA Quarterly Report

Volunteers of America representatives gave their quarterly report to the Johnson County Commissioners at their last meeting.

Company Looks to Open Coal Mine Near Sheridan

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(AP) - A Kentucky-based company says it is preparing to open a new coal mine northwest of Sheridan in 2016. The Brook Mine would be located on 14,500 acres of private and state land between Sheridan and Ranchester.

A Look Back in Time: May 28, 1914

County Clerk Floyd has received a letter from the state penitentiary warden that the county will receive convict labor this summer. The county clerk requested 20 convicts to work on the Tongue River Canyon road.

Senior Center Plans Activities

The outdoor activities program for senior citizens starts next week. Jane Perkins is the activities director for the Sheridan Senior Citizens Center.