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March 19th, 2012

4-H Carnival Set for Saturday at the Fairgrounds

Front Row from left to right: Gabby Koltiska and Shaylee Little. Back Row from left to right:: Tanner Little and Katrina Little.

The annual 4-H carnival and chili feed will be this Saturday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Local 4-H Junior Leaders President Shaylee Little says that they have a number of different things planned for this year's carnival.

Buffalo's Stars Of Tomorrow Contest Results

The 54th annual Stars Of Tomorrow contest, sponsored by the Buffalo Kiwanis Club, was Sunday at the Buffalo High School Auditorium.
Twenty-three acts performed during the contest in three different divisions.

JCSD1 Board Approves Employment Recommendations

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

The Johnson County School Board received and approved a number of requests and recommendations concerning employment at the district's schools during their meeting March 12.

Johnson County Commissioners Meet New GIS Specialist

Johnson County's new GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Specialist, Jim Waller, was officially introduced to the county commissioners at their meeting March 6.
Waller started his position March 1, and has been busy adjusting to the new job in the County Planning Office.

March 18th

St. Patrick's Day Parade Big Horn Style

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You hear about St. Patrick's Day parades in the bigger cities across our nation, but Big Horn, Wyoming? You bet!

It was the 4th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade which began at 3:04 Saturday afternoon and traveling the three block parade route, promptly ended at 3:09.

Jackalope Jump Saturday

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Special Olympians, Jackie Santistevan and Jeannie Ellinger take the plunge during the annual Jackalope Jump held in Sheridan on Saturday.

If plan 'A' doesn't work, hopefully plan 'B' does and for the folks at RENEW, plan 'B' was a success.

It was the 5th annual Jackalope Jump, a fundraiser for Special Olympics Wyoming athletes on Saturday.

Run 'Til You're Green Fun Run

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Saturday was the 7th annual Sheridan Jaycee's Fun Run beginning and ending at Kendrick Park. Blame the warm weather as over 158 runners showed up for the event, 100 up from last year.

Latest Chamber Training Program is Coming Up

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson

Last year in November the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce started the Chamber Training program for chamber members and non-members alike.

Legislature Tackles Workplace Safety With HB 89

(WY News Service) – The Wyoming Legislature saw fit to add staff to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services with a new bill that's aimed at addressing workforce safety.

March 17th

Sheridan County to Replace Culvert Pipes on Lower Prairie Dog Road This Week

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Sheridan County to Replace Culvert Pipes on Lower Prairie Dog Road This Week

Sheridan County has announced that they'll be replacing culvert pipes on Lower Prairie Dog road this week from mile marker 7.5 to mile marker 11. Residents who use this road and travel in smaller vehicles will be re-routed each day of the project from 7 am to 4 pm.