Johnson County

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has announced Interstate 25 is closed due to a an oil tanker crash near Wheatland. Troopers estimate approximately 200 barrels of crude oil and cargo have spilled on the highway because the tanker was breached during the crash.

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees held their second meeting for September in Kaycee Monday night, and one topic of discussion was student enrollment numbers at the district's schools.

The newest member of the Buffalo downtown business district is the Clear Creek Brewing Co., which officially opened in conjunction with this past weekend's Oktoberfest celebration.

The Wyoming State Board of Education will be meeting this Wednesday and Thursday in Jackson. During their regular board meeting Thursday, the board will be receiving information and updates on performance standards and district certified personnel evaluation systems.

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Campbell County Memorial Hospital confirms three cases of invasive Group A Streptococcus, also known as flesh-eating bacteria. The Gillette News-Record reports the hospital disclosed the cases Friday. All three cases occurred in the past six weeks.

A bond hearing was held Monday afternoon for a Buffalo man who is being held in the Johnson County Justice Center in connection with the death of another man in what appears to be an altercation in a bar in Buffalo last weekend.

The Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Wyoming Community Foundation, has announced in a media release that they've awarded three different grants to Sheridan and Johnson County non-profits in the amount of $20,000.

Prevention coalitions in Sheridan County are almost done collecting data for a broad-spectrum study that compiles data regarding several social issues, such as tobacco and alcohol abuse and suicide.

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