During a solemn portion of Saturday evening's 50th Reunion of the Sheridan High School Class of 1961 each in their own way paused and reflected as the name of each classmate who is no longer with us was read and a school colored balloon of blue or gold was released into the sky above in their memory.
Holly and Jennifer, both from Sheridan, were busy hanging red, white and blue balloons on the fence of Washington Park adjacent to the busy Coffeen Avenue just prior to noon on Friday in support of a Think Wyoming First rally. Think Wyoming First is a grassroots citizen's organization that any Wyoming resident can join.
Ryan King, representing King's Saddlery, won The 3rd Annual "Blue Ribbon Cook-off" at the 3rd Thursday Street Festival. He won $500 for his steak. His strategy? Keep it simple - sear both sides and lots of salt and pepper.
Perhaps cowboy Chris Sorenson is thinking about picking up a 6-pack of Bud before getting into his Hammer Chevrolet Pickup to listen to 93.7 "Coyote Country" on his way home where he will catch up on the news listening to KROE at 930 on the dial before turning on his computer to see his picture on Sheridan Media.
Saturday evening the Sheridan County Rodeo started with the Junior Calf Riding and all eyes were on Anthony Graves as he came out of the chute. Anthony looked good coming out but he couldn't hold on for the full time. Scroll down for more of Anthony's ride. The 4th and final performance of the 2011 Sheridan County Rodeo starts at 1:00 pm Sunday.
In senior steer riding on Friday night Lacy Blea scored a 70 for the top score of the evening en route to showing the boys how to ride a steer. Lane Dockery scored a 63 as the only boy to stay on till the buzzer. If you want to see Lacy ride again it will be during the Saturday evening performance that starts at 7:00 pm.
In past years Devan Reilly was putting on a Sheridan Bronc football uniform in August but this year he's riding a bronc. And ride the bareback bronc he did for a score of 62 in the first event of the 2011 Sheridan County Rodeo that started Friday evening. Devin will be riding again Saturday evening at 7:00 pm but there is also rodeo action at 1:00 pm on both Saturday and Sunday.
After an evening of pig wrestling the Tarver Construction team of: Michelle Larson, Jen Tarver, Haley Clark and Jennifer Reed pose on their way to the showers. H&H Masonry bid $150 on the Tarver team but failed to take any money home as the gals had a good time en route to their NT (no time).