Jet-black smoke that could be seen on Sunday afternoon toward Wyarno can be attributed to a grass fire that got into some hay bales and tires near some farm equipment off Highway 336, three miles from Sheridan.
There are only two days left to sign up for School District two's Kindergarten screenings for those parents who didn't get a chance to bring their children to the ones this past April. Scott Stults Director of Elementary Education with School District 2.
The Sheridan County 4-H Fair got off to a great start Saturday at the fairgrounds. That afternoon cat connoisseurs gathered in the Exhibit Hall as kids of all ages put their kitties through the paces before the judges.
Volunteers at Sheridan Memorial Hospital will begin taking appointments for the 2011 Health Fair wellness screenings Monday, August 1st. The blood draws will be held every morning the week of August 22nd through the 27th.
After local music-store owner Jon Quarterman's, Q-Man Music, house burned down last week, it seems that every musician in the county wanted to help him in his efforts to rebuild it – and that's only a slight exaggeration.
The 2011 Johnson County Fair will begin its week-long run Sunday, July 31 and wrap up Sunday, August 7.
Sunday, the dog show will begin at 8am, and open class exhibits will be accepted from 1 to 7pm. FFA exhibits are due at 4pm.