Saturday afternoon at the Sheridan County Fair the miniature horses jumped into action and when the Junior - Miniature Jumping - was over Harley Johnson with her horse Gizmo and Dane Hansen with his horse Biscuit each took home a Champion Rosette. Harley is seen here with Gizmo going over the last jump as Judge Kim Ferguson from Wolf, Wyoming gets a close up view of the action.
The Sheridan Cowgirl's Association held their next to last evening rodeo of the season at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds on Thursday. Coming out on top in barrel racing were Kennedy Myers in Pee Wee Barrels with a time of 20.41, Ellie Bard led in Junior Barrels with an 18.51 run and in Senior Barrels it was Makenna Balkenbush also with an 18.51.
Marcy Cunningham and Justin Hanmerich teamed up for two terrific rounds of mixed roping at the Thursday night Sheridan Cowgirls Association Rodeo. Marcy and Justin turned in a 1st round of 7.02 (shown here) and then followed it up, in near darkness late in the evening, with a 7.10 to take home 1st Place honors in front of 23 other couples in mixed roping.
On Fordyce Field @ the Polo H Club for the 1:00 pm match on Thursday, Gillian Johnston, wearing the number 1 for the Bendabout team, breaks away from the field and hits this shot to score goal #4 for her team late in the 5th chukker. In the end the Bendabout team couldn't overcome the 2-goal handicap of the Little Owl team as the final score was 8 to 4.
Soon, by the end of July, Dome Drive will be connected to Scott Drive by the pathway project. The concrete pathway that runs from 5th Street to Highland Park School will now continue on east of the school as a recycled asphalt surfaced pathway that comes out at 116 Scott Drive. Scroll down to see several views of the pathway on Wednesday prior to application of the recycled asphalt.
The once standing proud landmark red barn across from Sheridan College is no more. Over the past couple of days workers from A&K Construction have carefully dismantled, sorted and stacked the resultant aged barn wood seen here. According to Jo at A&K the barn wood will have a new life in the form of cabinets and other decorative wood work.
In addition to this photo update taken Tuesday morning from the Best Western "Aerial Crosswalk" you can attend the weekly progress meeting with WYDOT, City of Sheridan, ENTECH and the contractor DRM Inc. on Wednesday at 11:00 am at the Best Western Sheridan Center.
Much has been accomplished at the Vacutech Building location in the nine months since the October 28, 2010 groundbreaking. Last week concrete was poured inside the structure. The south side and west end pour started at midnight on Wednesday and ran for about 12-hours.
The Basque community held a great festival in Buffalo, Wyoming over the weekend. The parade and festival were a showcase of the culture and traditions, including many sheepwagons, dancing, music, arts and crafts, and food and wine.