Johnson County

The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office has announced that based on unofficial election results from last week's primary, there is a possibility that several write-in candidates may qualify for the General Election in November.

National ACT scores were released last week, and a discouraging report released by the testing company purported that 60 percent of high school graduates aren't prepared for college. The average composite score for Wyoming students was 20.3, while nationwide, the average was 21.1.

A study from Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics recently found 83 percent of parents think the benefits of children's' use of social media outlets, like Facebook or Twitter, outweigh the risks. However, child psychologist, Dr.

At the Buffalo City Council meeting last week, City/County Engineer Wayne Hill reported that the stste-of-the-art runaway truck ramp west of Buffalo will be studied as will the possibilty of the installation of a second ramp further down the hill closer to Buffalo.

At their meeting last week, the Johnson County Commissioners approved the purchase of noise eliminators for the courtroom facilities at the new judicial center which is nearing completion.

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees have some new members after nominations and elections were held over the last few weeks, culminating in the announcement of their new members late last week.

Managers on the Bighorn National Forest are reminding the public of a ban against entering caves in the forest to protect bats from contracting a disease that's killed millions of bats elsewhere in the country.

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

Tuesday's primary elections didn't generate a lot of voter turnout. State Elections Director Peggy Nighswonger says that the numbers should pick up in the fall.

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