The Tongue River Eagles football team hadn't played a game in front of their home crowd since the 2010 season, as there weren't enough players to field a team last year. That all changed Friday, as the Eagles hosted Glenrock for their home opener.
Following a great run by Ram Scott Passini Big Horn's Quarterback Connor McCafferty keeps the ball runs left and dives into the end zone with Bronc Austin Burkett on his heals for the first score with 3:17 to go in the 1st quarter against the Burns Broncs Friday afternoon at Big Horn.
Sheridan Fire-Rescue, Sheridan Police Department, and Rocky Mountain Ambulance responded to a vehicle fire in the 2400 block of North Main at 7:15 pm on Thursday. The fire involved a 2000 Dodge 1500 4x4. The engine compartment of the pickup was fully involved in fire on arrival. Fire also damaged the interior or the vehicle. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Gilead Fire now spans 4430 acres 10 miles northwest of Buffalo and eight miles southwest of Story. The fire, as seen here from the HF Bar Ranch and UM Ranch, was started Aug. 14 by lightening, but has grown exponentially in the past week. (Photos by Michelle Jensen)
The Gilead Fire Incident Management Team will host two meetings this weekend to update the public on the Gilead Fire which is located approximately 8 miles southwest of Story, WY. Interested individuals are welcome to attend either meeting.
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.