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October 26th, 2011

Jo Co Commission Approves Fuel Truck For Airport

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Johnson County Airport Board members Tom Newell and Randy Dyess gave a report to the county commissioners last week, and also put in an official request for approval to purchase a jet fuel truck for the Johnson County Airport.

October 25th

SPD: Fake $100 Bills Passed in Sheridan

Sheridan Police are searching for leads after reports of fraudulent $100 bills being passed in Sheridan this week. The four fake bills SPD has collected are not $100s, but are actually washed $5 bills.

Dow Resigns as SCSD1 Board Chairman

D1 board from left, Carol Garber, Suzie Dow, Kristi Von Krosigk, CT Baily, former superintendent Sue Belish. (SM file photo)

Sheridan County School District No. 1 board of trustees chairman Suzie Dow resigned last week. Dow served for five years, and her current term would have expired in 2014.

Wyoming Jobless Rate 5.8 Percent in September

CHEYENNE (AP) - Wyoming's unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent in September. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services says the state's jobless rate appears to have stabilized, remaining in the narrow range of 5.7 percent to 5.9 percent in each of the past four months.

Red Ribbon Week: Students Pledging to Stay Drug/Alcohol Free

(Sheridan Media file photo)

Students in Sheridan High School's WATCH program are celebrating Red Ribbon Week, raising awareness in fellow students about the harmful effects of drug and alcohol use.

Former Bears QB McMahon to Visit Sheridan for Wounded Warrior Fundraiser

Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon during a visit to Iraq on New Years 2007. (U.S. Army courtesy photo)

Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon, perhaps best known for his role on the 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl team, will be in Sheridan this weekend to support the Wounded Warrior Project.

Chamber Announces Stroll Button Design Winner

Designed by 12-year-old Kailee Becking, 2011 Christmas Stroll Button.

It's still October, but the Sheridan Chamber of Commerce is already gearing up for the Christmas Stroll. 12-year-old Kailee Becking was announced as the winner of the Christmas Stroll Button Design Contest Monday.

Whitney Benefits Maintains Fiduciary Excellence Certification

Whitney Benefits has maintained its certification for fiduciary excellence for the second year, an award attained through an independent audit determining adherence to "excellence in investment standards".

Some Concerned With Arena at Jo Co Fairgrounds

Smokey Wildeman

Some citizens voiced their concerns about a possible indoor roping arena at the Johnson County Fairgrounds during last week's county commission meeting.

Buffalo, Jo Co to Get Update On Nerd Energy Project

Zach Montgomery

The Nerd Energy Group will be making a presentation to the Buffalo City Council and Johnson County Commissioners this week on the proposed Natural Gas to Gasoline project that could be developed at Lake DeSmet in Johnson County.