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June 29th, 2013

Plea Deal for Lander Pharmacist Accused of Stealing Drugs

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A Lander pharmacist accused of stealing thousands of dollars' worth of prescription drugs has reached a plea deal.

Former Casper Church Janitor Acknowledges Sex Abuse

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A 29-year-old former janitor has acknowledged leading multiple young girls to believe he was a youth group leader at a Casper church and then taking advantage of that trust.

Week in Review

We begin our Week in Review series with a look back at some of the week's top stories. The Sheridan Police Department released the name of the driver who plowed through the Fifth Street track crossing and hit a moving train on Monday morning.

June 28th

Lions Club Hosts Benefit Bike Ride

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The Sheridan Lion's Club is introducing a new event during Rodeo weekend this year in hopes of using the down time Saturday morning to raise funds for a good cause.

Showdown at the Best Western

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Tonight the Best Western in Sheridan will be the site of the annual Texaco Country Showdown, where aspiring local country artists will be vying to move on for a chance to win big bucks and a national recording contract.

Notes From Johnson County Commission Meeting

Johnson County Commissioners Jim Hicks, John Gibbs and Delbert Eitel

A number of smaller items and issues were brought up and discussed at this week's Johnson County Commissioner's meeting.

The Buffalo High School Spirit Squad had requested the use of the parking lot at the Historic Courthouse for carwash fundraisers they were wanting to put on this summer.

Solicitation Letter Not Affiliated With Sheridan Senior Center

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Officials with the Sheridan Senior Center want to get the word out to the community that a solicitation letter that's been making its way around Sheridan, is not in any way associated with the Senior Center.

Conant Avoids Possible Death Sentence in Plea Deal

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Prosecutors have agreed not to seek the death penalty against the Wheatland man who pleaded no contest this week to killing his three sons and his brother in 2011. Everett Conant III entered the pleas Wednesday at a hearing in Evanston, home of the Wyoming State Hospital.

Governor Mead to Talk Energy Strategy at Chamber Luncheon

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Courtesy Photo)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon for July will feature Governor Matt Mead, who'll be discussing his newly released Energy Strategy for the State of Wyoming, a strategy comprised of 47 initiatives designed to better equip industry, conservation groups and others with the tools

June 27th

Johnson County Fire Warden Officially Takes Over July 1

Applications for the position of Johnson County Fire Warden were accepted by the Johnson County Commission up to their meeting June 18th and the commissioners then appointed Rick Farris as the new Fire Warden for the county.