Johnson County

CHEYENNE (AP) - Wyoming's unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent in September. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services says the state's jobless rate appears to have stabilized, remaining in the narrow range of 5.7 percent to 5.9 percent in each of the past four months.

Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon, perhaps best known for his role on the 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl team, will be in Sheridan this weekend to support the Wounded Warrior Project.

It's still October, but the Sheridan Chamber of Commerce is already gearing up for the Christmas Stroll. 12-year-old Kailee Becking was announced as the winner of the Christmas Stroll Button Design Contest Monday.

Whitney Benefits has maintained its certification for fiduciary excellence for the second year, an award attained through an independent audit determining adherence to "excellence in investment standards".

The Johnson County School District 1 Board of Trustees had their meeting Monday night, and were informed by Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler that funding has been approved by the state for infrastructure in and around the new intermediate school that is currently in the design phase.

Some citizens voiced their concerns about a possible indoor roping arena at the Johnson County Fairgrounds during last week's county commission meeting.

The Nerd Energy Group will be making a presentation to the Buffalo City Council and Johnson County Commissioners this week on the proposed Natural Gas to Gasoline project that could be developed at Lake DeSmet in Johnson County.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The defendant in a triple killing on southeast Montana's Crow Reservation has entered a not guilty plea to a grand jury indictment charging him with three counts of first-degree murder.

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