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June 24th, 2011

No Decision at This Time on Motion for a New Trial for Convicted Murderer

A motion for a new trial hearing was held Friday in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan for Shawn Osborne, who's convicted of 1st Degree Murder for the killing of Gerald Bloom.

A motion for a new trial hearing for Sheridan resident and convicted murderer Shawn Osborne was held Friday in 4th Judicial District Court.

Flood Watch For Jo Co through Weekend

Johnson County Incident Command has issued a flood update for this weekend.
A Flood Watch is in effect from late tonight through Sunday evening.

Hole in the Wall Tour Saturday in Kaycee

The red wall near Hole-in-the-Wall, west of Kaycee.

In case you missed it, there are still last-minute opportunities to tour the Hole-in-the-Wall country west of Kaycee, but you must be there before 8am to register.
The Hole-in-the-Wall country was made famous by Butch Cassidy and his Wild Bunch, and numerous other outlaws that used the area to hide themselves and their livestock they had rustled throughout the area.

Officials Monitoring Tongue River Closely as Flood Warning is in Effect

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Connor Battlefield State Park in Ranchester has been flooded for some time thanks to the Tongue River.

With the recent warm spell we've experienced and the threat of thundershowers throughout the weekend, the National Weather Service in Billings has issued a flood warning for the Tongue River near Ranchester.

Business as Usual at Fairgrounds

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Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht

Thursday we told you about the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory's confirmation of the first case of Equine Herpes Virus in the state of Wyoming. The horse is from Johnson County and is currently under quarantine.

State Vet: on Equine Virus: No Reason to Panic

Wyoming State Veterinarian Jim Logan reported the first confirmed case of Equine Herpes Virus 1 in a horse in Johnson County this week, but in a follow-up interview he said there is no reason for horse owners to panic, just be aware of the situation and take some common-sense precautions to protect their animals.

Buffalo's Citywide Garage Sale Saturday

Buffalo's Citywide Garage Sale is Saturday.

The 9th annual Citywide Garage Sale will be happening this Saturday in Buffalo.

WyDOT to Jo Co: Help Convince State to Fund More

Representatives from the Wyoming Department of Transportation gave a presentation to the Johnson County Commission at their meeting Tuesday, explaining what the department is facing now and in the next several years for funding and then in turn, projects throughout the state.

June 23rd

Six Vie for Miss Wyoming 2011 Crown

Who will be crowned Miss Wyoming 2011? Find out Saturday, June 25th at the WYO Theatre.

Six exceptional young women from around Wyoming will be competing Saturday evening for the 2011 Miss Wyoming Scholarship Crown. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson introduces them to you.

District 1 June Report

Sheridan County School District 1 Business Manager, Jeremy Smith

Trustees at Tuesday's School District 1 board meeting approved unanimously the IBN recommendations for the upcoming school year. District Business Manager Jeremy Smith explains.