Johnson County

Johnson County's Commissioners have approved requests from the County Public Health Nurse Trish Thompson, made during their last regular meeting in May.

The annual Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Wild Bunch Luau will be happening this Saturday at the Cowboy Carousel Center in Buffalo.

The 33rd Annual Buffalo Lions Club Lake DeSmet Fishing Derby, which wrapped up on Memorial Day Monday, was a success again this year, according to Lions Club President Adam Teeten, who said everyone participating seemed to have fun with no major problems reported during the derby.

New charges have been filed against Michael Johnson, a former employee of a Buffalo newspaper, stemming from an investigation that uncovered new evidence against him which resulted in the filing of additional charges and the scheduling of a preliminary hearing next week.

Those wanting to serve on Buffalo's City Council or the Johnson County Commission had until 5pm Friday, May 27th to file their paperwork declaring themselves in the running for the primary election in August.

Eugene “Curly” Williams and Jack Reisch are this year's Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame honorees from Sheridan County, and Alex “Junior” Johnstone Jr., Robert Lester “Bob” Leath and John C. “Johnny” Streete were chosen from Johnson County.

The Memorial Day observances in Buffalo were highlighted by an address given by Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon of Buffalo, who returned home for the weekend to help remember those that have died serving in the armed forces of the United States.

The 33rd Annual Buffalo Lions Club Lake DeSmet Fishing Derby came to a close Monday after what appears to be another fun and successful run, at least according to Buffalo Lions Club President Adam Teeten, who spoke to Sheridan Media Monday afternoon as the derby was starting to wind down.

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