Here's a review of the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:
Sheridan resident Caron Avery has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter for allegedly playing a role in the death of her mother, 74-year-old Nina Avery. Court documents state Avery was involved in a physical altercation with her mother and sat on her chest. The next day, Avery returned to find her mother unresponsive, and an autopsy revealed the cause of death as asphyxiation caused by smothering.
Avery's first court appearance is scheduled for tomorrow in Sheridan County Circuit Court.
The Sheridan College C-TEL Auditorium this week hosted debates among candidates running in the general election. The debates will be re-broadcast on local access programming periodically until the elections.
Tune into Public Pulse at 9 a.m. weekdays on Newstalk 930, KROE, for guest appearances from various candidates as well.
Sheridan and Johnson County representatives have been hard at work this week trying to figure out a solution for the Lake DeSmet water rights lease agreement. Sheridan County wants to independently enter an agreement with the Game and Fish, but Johnson County disagrees. Sheridan County Commissioner, Tom Ringley.
Both sides have worked on the issue all week, but no definitive solution has been announced.
And finally, police arrested a suspect in the kidnapping of an 11-year-old girl from Cody on Monday. Jesse Paul Speer was extradited from Montana back to Cody.