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Whitney Presents $7.6 Million Check to Sheridan College

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Whitney Benefits presents a "big" check to Sheridan College at a special presentation Thursday.

Whitney Benefits presented Sheridan College Thursday with the single largest gift ever received by the College. A check in the amount of $7.6 million that will cover half of the cost of the new Edward A. Whitney Academic Center was graciously accepted by Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young.

Study: Wyoming Rural Towns Would Be Hurt Most By Possible SS Cuts

(WY News Service) -- A new study by the Center for Rural Strategies shows that rural Wyoming towns would be hit hardest by Social Security cuts.

“Creating a Reading Community”: Elementary Read-A-Thons Gather Almost $20,000

Sagebrush Elemntary celebrates the conclusion of its Read-A-Thon program Monday in their school gym. Sheridan High School cheerleaders, Sheridan Game and Fish including Smokey the Bear were there and so was Pooh bear supporting this year's BEAR theme: "Be Excited About Reading". (photo courtesy of Sagebrush PTO)

Two Sheridan elementary schools are getting kids excited about reading and raising money at the same time.

Jo Co Assistant Planner to Retire December 30

Jerry "Ozzie" Osborn

Johnson County Assistant Planner Jerry “Ozzie” Osborn has submitted a letter of his intent to retire from his position with the county effective Friday, December 30.

Buffalo's Newest Police Officer Sworn In

Sgt. Jason Carder, Acting Police Chief, Buffalo Police Department

Buffalo has a new police officer, now that patrolman James Kozisek has been sworn into his new position.

Annual Jo Co Library Benefit Auction this Friday

Jo Co Library Director Cynthia Twing

Book It...To Your Favorite Destination is the theme for this year's Johnson County Library Benefit Auction, which will happen this Friday evening at the library, beginning at 6 pm.

Council Work Session: “The Value of Downtown”

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Council Work Session: “The Value of Downtown”

A little over two months ago John Heyneman of the Sonoran Institute hosted a presentation featuring Joe Minnicozzi from Asheville, N.C. that focused on downtown revitalization.

Alleged Meth Dealer Arraigned in District Court

Alleged Meth Dealer Arraigned in District Court

Sheridan resident Emerald Starr Lee was arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Wednesday on the felony charge of Conspiracy to Deliver a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine.

Wyoming Department of Health: Make a Plan to Prevent Diabetes

Wyoming Department of Health: Make a Plan to Prevent Diabetes

With November being National Diabetes Awareness Month, the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents that simple changes such as losing a small amount of weight and becoming more active can go a long way in preventing type 2 diabetes. 

Sheridan Library Gets $3,000 Grant to Host Civil War Talks

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public library received a $3,000 grant that will allow them to host a five-part discussion series titled “Let's Talk About it: Making Sense of the American Civil War.”