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August 5th, 2012

Suey...Suey...Suey

It's a tradition in Sheridan County to wrap up fair week with a pig wrestling contest. Fill a pool with water and bentonite and throw in a pig with pig catchers and besides the mess, you have something to behold.

Johnson County Fair And Rodeo Wraps Up Over Weekend

The 2012 Johnson County Fair and Rodeo concluded this weekend with the parade and other events both Saturday and Sunday.

Johnson County Fair Results For Beef, Rabbits

Results for the 2012 Johnson County Fair Beef Shows were:

FFA Beef Showman: Bryce McKenzie.
Reserve: Kelley Largent.

August 4th

Sheridan Media Week In Review

Here are some highlights of the past week's news on Sheridan Media:

Buffalo “Y” Closing Temporarily For Maintenance

The Johnson County Family YMCA in Buffalo will close August 5 through the 12th to allow maintence and a few projects to be completed.

Federal Judge Blocks Environmental Lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from environmental groups that sought to block federal coal leases in Wyoming's Powder River Basin on the grounds that burning the coal would contribute to global warming.

August 3rd

Highway 212 Reopens After Sarpy Hills Fire

(Photo Courtesy of Sarpy Hills Complex Incident Management Team)

The Sarpy Hills Fire Complex in southeastern Montana has merged into one large fire.

Busy Week for First Responders in Yellowstone

It was a busy week for Yellowstone Park Rangers as three accidents in the park resulted in one fatality and significant injuries to others. Carl Dullmaier of Germany, sustained a head injury after being thrown from a horse near Tower Junction.

Parade, Rodeo Wrap Up Fair Week In Buffalo

The 2012 Johnson County Fair and Rodeo will wrap up this weekend with the parade and rodeo events at the fairgrounds.

Saturday kicks off with the annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30am at the corner of Fort and Adams Streets.

"American Idol" Auditions in Casper Wednesday

"American Idol" will be holding auditions in Casper next week as part of its "Small Town Audition Bus Tour".

The event will be held Wednesday at the front of the Fort Caspar Museum.