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Johnson County Schools See Increase in Students

Dr. Rod Kessler

Enrollment at Johnson County School District No. 1 for the fall of 2011 is 1,303 students, an increase of 61 district-wide from the end of the school year. Data collected shows a steady increase in students during the last few years.

SCSD2 Names Eberhart District's Teacher of the Year

Sheridan County School District No. 2 named Martha Eberhart teacher of the year for the district Monday night at their monthly board meeting.

Story Residents Give Their Recommendation on Redistricting

The Sheridan/Johnson County Delegation meet with Story residents about redistricting.

Per the Wyoming Constitution, the State Legislature must redraw state legislative districts during the first budget session following the federal Census.

Sheridan Senior Center Receives Donation From Rotary Club

Sheridan Rotary Club President, Patrick Schilling, presented Senior Center Home Delivered Meals staff and volunteers with a check of $2,500. The gift will be used to purchase new Home Delivered Meals bags. (Photo Courtesy of the Senior Center)

The Sheridan Senior Center received a donation in the amount of $2,500 from the Sheridan Rotary Club that will benefit the Senior Center's Home Delivered Meals Program.

VOA Fundraiser Nets Over 100k for Community Shelter

The VOA Bandana Barn Dance was a huge success over the weekend.

The 4th annual Volunteers of America Northern Rockies Bandana Barn Dance was a big success over the weekend at the Winfiled Ranch near Banner.

'Sod Farm Reunion' Saturday to Support Project Schoolhouse

Running water in the school house Tab Barker's Project Schoolhouse finished last week in Nicaragua. Barker's organization works to provide schoolhouses and running water to rural communities in Nicaragua. (photo courtesy Tab Barker)

An organization that helps build schoolhouses and provide running water to rural communities in Nicaragua will hold a fundraiser this weekend in Sheridan. Project Schoolhouse's Tab Barker tells us about their Sod Farm Reunion.

Sheridan Media Food Drive Huge Success

Each year, the anniversary of 9/11 has been one of the largest charitable giving days of the year for Americans. Sheridan citizens proved that to be the truth, coming out to donate to the Spirit of America Food drive in honor of the 10-year anniversary of 9/11.

Suicide Prevention Fundraiser Takes in More Than $18,000

Out of the Darkness walkers make their way through Kendrick Park Sunday afternoon. (photo from Lois Grindle-Bell, volunteer at the event)

Two hundred and fifty walkers participated in the 2nd Annual Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk Sunday, that's almost 100 more than last year's inaugural walk.

Reservoir Fire Grows During Weekend

Reservoir Fire seen over the Bighorns on Friday afternoon from Sheridan. (photo by Ron Richter)

Continuing to produce smoke over the mountains visible from Sheridan, the Reservoir Fire grew during the weekend to approximately 800 acres in size after it spread on the east side of Adelaide Reservoir in the Cloud Peak Wilderness Sunday, according to a Big Horn National Forest media release Monday

Red Hat Society Enjoys Buffalo Hospitality

Red Hat Society parade in Buffalo

The annual Red Hat Society's State Convention was held in Buffalo over the weekend, and the town's hospitality and events were a huge hit with the estimated 150 ladies in attendance from all over the region.