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The Wyoming County Commissioners' Association and Wyoming Association of County Officers held their annual meetings last week in Jackson, and Johnson County Commissioners Delbert Eitel and John Gibbs attended the meetings.

Dignitaries ranging from Governor Matt Mead to State Senator John Schiffer and State Representative Mike Madden were on hand as Johnson County held a ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon for their new judicial center.

Absentee voting in Wyoming has begun, as Thursday was the first day that citizens were able to request an absentee ballot. State Election Director Peggy Nighswonger says that voting absentee is really quite simple.

AARP Wyoming and Wyoming Retired Education Personnel hosted a four hour workshop Thursday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn entitled “Gray Matters: Training the Grownup Brain”. The workshop focused on how food, fitness and fun can impact the mind as it ages.

The Johnson County Healthcare Center Board of Trustees held their September meeting Wednesday night and heard an update on the 2012 Capital Construction Project which is essentially complete, according to Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward.

Friday is Rabies Day around the world. Toby Granger, registered nurse at the Sheridan County Public Health Clinic, said the medical industry has set the day aside to raise awareness and promote resources to prevent the disease.

Next week marks the beginning of October, and with it comes the implication of long-awaited seasonal change. The first necessary décor for the upcoming fall celebrations is a home-grown pumpkin.

Last month, Sheridan Media News reported on a new veterinary practice that has set down roots in the Sheridan Area. Dr. Candice Carden of Powder River Veterinary Hospital and Supply brings a new skill set and service capability to community, which includes some therapeutic options that are sometimes overlooked.

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