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August 4th, 2013

Johnson County Fair & Rodeo Parade 'Successful, Fun'

The Seventh Cavalry Drum and Bugle Corps marches in the 2013 Johnson County Fair and Rodeo Parade.

This weekend the Johnson County Fair and Rodeo week wrapped in Buffalo with the main rodeo events Saturday and Sunday.

August 4th

Council to Address Linden Hill This Evening

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Safe sledding is a term that may apply to tonight's Sheridan City Council meeting, as the Council will be considering an agreement that would make Linden Hill a much safer place for those that use the hill for sledding in the wintertime.

Big West Arts Festival is Another Success

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Elaine O. Henry

The weather cooperated this past weekend for the 8th annual Big West Arts Festival held on the Sheridan College campus grounds.

This Week's Poll Question

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The August 20th special election concerning the Sheridan College 15.85 million dollar bond issue is fast approaching. If approved, the money would be used to renovate and expand the college's tech center.

It was a Wagon Box Weekend

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Bugler Craig Fischer

This past Friday and Saturday, it was a Wagon Box Weekend at the Fort Phil Kearny State Historic site near Banner. Two days were packed full of living history demonstrations, lectures, and games.

Fun in the Mud

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all photos by Judy Hagerott

There were the Sassy Sows, the Honey Hams, the Boss Hogs, not to mention the Franks and Beans and the Piggy Poachers. It was the annual Pig Wrestling Contest held at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, all part of the Sheridan County Fair.

Buffalo City Council Briefs

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, Building Inspector Toby Rhoades gave a short report to the council, saying that 9 building permits had been issued in the two weeks prior to the meeting.

BLM Holding Public Meetings For Draft RMP/EIS

The Bureau of Land Management's Buffalo Field Office is announcing upcoming public meetings on their draft resource management plan (RMP) and the supporting environmental impact statement (EIS.

August 3rd

Website Helps Prevent Fraud Over the Phone

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Friday we told you about a scam in Sheridan where a citizen was contacted by phone in an effort to obtain their credit card information that would have no doubt been used fraudulently. The individual suspected fraud and did not give out any of their information.

Week in Review

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We begin our look back at some of the top stories of this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. After a public meeting in Story Wednesday night, and a marathon meeting Thursday night of the Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission, the amendments to the County's rules and regulations regarding riparian areas were approved by the Commission on a 4-1 vote.

The item will now go before the Sheridan County Commission later this month. Commissioner Steve Maier.