As part of the recent Big Horn School Campus renovation a new bell tower was constructed. This tower now houses two historic bells. Information from Judy Slack, manager of the Wyoming Room of the Sheridan Fulmer Public LIbrary, indicates that the smaller bell on the right - The Wyoming Collegiate Institute Bell - was used from 1892 - 1930.

In rodeo terminology T.J. McCauley is headed for "home" after having rounded the third barrel to finish Senior Barrel Racing with a time of 18.688. However before the day was over T.J. would head "home" to Redmond Oregon with a 2012 Ford Truck, thanks to Fremont Motor Sheridan, while pulling a three horse slant load goose neck Jackson trailer, thanks to Prime Rate Motors.

Sheridanites are headed to the polls today to cast their votes for primary local elections. The polls are open until 7 p.m. To find your voting location, click here. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

At the Sheridan County Rodeo Award's Ceremony and Supper Saturday evening Shelby Mann and Mike Collins took home saddles for winning the All-Around Cowgirl and Cowboy Titles for 2012. Shelby finished with 270 points to become the All-Around Women's Champion while Tamara Mann finished in the runner-up position with 250 points.

The 3rd Annual Absaroka State Takeover 2012 featuring the 2012 Miss Absaroka Pin-up Contest took place August 17th & 18th @ The Big Horn Junction (7088 Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan). This was the scene at 4:30 pm Saturday as seen from Big Horn Avenue overlooking many of the Pre 1965 Hot Rods at the Custom Car Gathering below. For more see:

Paintings on display at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library are selling to benefit the library this month. The extensive collection is by Charlie Walter and Alice Fuller. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The common phrase "once in a Blue Moon" is used colloquially to mean "a rare event." This August is one of those rare occasions in which there are two full moons within the same calendar month - something that happens about once every three years. The two full moons this August occur at exactly 9:28 pm MDT on August 1st and again at 7:58 pm MDT on August 31st.

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