Sheridan

Championship steers sold for up to $4.90 a pound, and the first hog into the ring went for $11 a pound as this year's Sheridan County Fair livestock sale got under way Monday night.

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Aug. 9, 1916.

Sheridan County Circuit Court Judge Shelley Cundiff set a $150,000 cash bond Monday for 41-year-old Sheridan resident Christopher Fisher, who’s charged with Second Degree Murder for allegedly killing his wife, 40-year-old Martha Bailey at their home on East Burkitt Street Friday night in Sheridan.

People who wonder how cattle are prepared for a show could satisfy their curiosity at the beef fitting contest Monday at the Sheridan County Fair.

On Saturday, the 4th Annual Best of the West BBQ Fest will take place in Sheridan’s Whitney Plaza parking lot. This KCBS sanctioned BBQ competition will host entries from all over the region competing for cash and prizes in four BBQ categories.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon at 11:30 on Wednesday at Sheridan’s Holiday Inn. Dixie Johnson, CEO of the Chamber, said the program will be geared towards graduation rates.

Sheridan County Treasurer Pete Carroll says his office is swamped with work, and he needs more help.

A crash 19 miles north of Sheridan on Interstate 90 has resulted in the death of 67-year-old Rathdrum, Idaho resident Marvin Updike.

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