Johnson County

The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter's "Beat the Winter Blues" Chili Supper and Fun night was attended by approximately 300 people who came out to show their support.

President Barack Obama announced last week during his State of the Union Address he would like to see the national minimum wage raised to $9 per hour. Chamber of Commerce Director, Dixie Johnson, said the proposal has her pulled in two different directions.

The Buffalo Senior Center had their annual Pie Auction Fundraiser Friday night, and unofficially raised just over $2,900 to benefit the Meals on Wheels and other programs at the senior center.

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council heard reports from each of the department heads.

Building Inspector Toby Rhoades reported that he has issued nine building permits so far in 2013, up from the seven issued in 2012.

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their last meeting, approved a number of grants, leases, bids and other business.

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

Last weekend, February 8th and 9th, the Buffalo High School Forensics team participated in the Rapid City Tournament hosted by Stevens High School.
Many of the students did very well, and the team took the Second Place Sweepstakes Trophy in the small school division.

Sen. Mike Enzi is supporting the idea of a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced U.S. budget.

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