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Banner Powerline Fire Correction

Wednesday, Sheridan Media News reported on a short-lived fire in Banner that occurred late Friday night.

Johnson County Fair Results For Thursday

Results from the Johnson County Fair from Wednesday including swine, poultry, and goats.

Sheridan, Johnson Counties Qualify for Drought Relief

The Thunder Basin National Grassland is among the areas in Wyoming that has been designated as a natural disaster due to drought.

Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, has reissued regulations that will enable all counties in Wyoming, except Teton, to qualify for help from the federal Farm Service Agency.

Commissioners Certify Mill Levies for Fiscal Year

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Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee Obermueller

Sheridan County Commissioners per state statute, held a special meeting Wednesday to certify mill levies for the collection of requisite taxes for fiscal year 2012-2013. Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee Obermueller.

Longtime 4-H Leader Recognized for Her Dedication

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Longtime 4-H Leader Mary DeTavernier was awarded a plaque for her two decades of service.

Sheridan resident Mary DeTavernier was recognized this week for her two decades of helping kids in Sheridan County 4-H. DeTavernier says that her 20 years of being a 4-H leader has allowed her to do many different things.

Lummis Introduces Bill Restricting Drone Surveillance

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis joined 22 of her colleagues in introducing H.R. 6199, the Preserving American Privacy Act, which is designed to protect individual citizens’ privacy from the increasing domestic use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones.

Fair Competition Takes Hard Work, Cool Nerves

Contestants show off their sheep Wednesday at the Sheridan County Fair. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

4-H and FFA members from around the county and beyond are showing off their livestock this week at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. After raising their chosen animals almost from their infancy, the competitors know all too well that grace in show only comes from hard work.

4-H/FFA Pays Off This Week At County Fair

(Photo by Tracee Davis)

There are going to be quite a few goodbyes at this week's Sheridan County Fair. Many of the 4-H/FFA participants will sell their livestock in the show ring after months of careful care.

Buffalo Council Extends Optimum Cable Franchise Agreement

Buffalo's City Council voted to extend the existing franchise agreement between the city and Optimum Cable.

Thursday Is Beef Day At The Johnson County Fair

Today at the Johnson County Fair will be the Beef Competitions, meetings on the upcoming State Fair in Douglas and the rodeo will get underway with early roping events.