Sheridan County

UPDATE: 3:40PM

The name of the male individual who barricaded himself in a room at the Apple Tree Inn on Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan has been released. 61-year-old J. Tuck has been transported to the Sheridan V.A. for an evaluation and is presumed to be homeless. Sheridan Police Captain Scott Chandler said that pending charges against Tuck could include Property Destruction and Resisting Arrest.

Sheridan's Child Development Center has been awarded $2000, thanks to Hub International Mountain States, and with the community's voting power, that amount could more than triple.

State legislator, John Schiffer, received the Bettye Fahrenkamp Award for Distinguished Legislative Leadership from the Council of State Governments—West.

Wyoming representative, Cynthia Lummis, weighed in on Mitt Romney's chosen running mate, Paul Ryan. Ryan has served as the House Budget Committee Chairman, where he gained Lumims's respect for his fiscal responsibility.

The Fourth Annual Rope For Knowledge Scholarship Roping to benefit college students from Johnson County will be this Sunday, August 19 beginning at 9am at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo.

One of the hottest summers on record has certainly affected many across the country, as well here in Wyoming. Our four legged friends no doubt haven't enjoyed what seems like oven like heat since early June, as animals can suffer from heat stroke much easier than most humans.

M.O.R.E. Ministries is hosting a massive school supply drive to help students on the reservation get their year started right.

Sheridan Media's Ron Richter takes a look back at a few of the stories that made the news this past week.

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