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Sexual Assault Summit X Held in Sheridan

Rhonda Weber with the Sheridan Advocacy & Resource Center

Coming up next week for three days in Sheridan is an annual conference called “A New Decade. Renewing Our Response to Sexual Assault for the Next Generation.”

State Superintendent Discusses State Board Meeting

State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill

Sheridan is playing host to the State Board of Education this week. State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, stopped by Sheridan Media studios Monday morning to discuss some of the issues being addressed at the two-day meeting.

SAWS Approves Purchase Agreement

SAWS Administrator and Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved a purchase agreement to acquire just under one acre of land near the Big Goose Water Treatment plant for the clearwell expansion project.

Scenic Character Plan Workshops

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The Sheridan Scenic Charachter Plan strives to preserve views like this.

In 2010, the City of Sheridan hired the consulting firm of AECOM to develop the Sheridan Scenic character Plan. The plan is intended to preserve the scenic qualities of living in Sheridan.

Sheridan High School Masquerades for Prom

"Masquerade" was the theme for the Sheridan High School Prom 2011.

The Sheridan High School gymnasiums were transformed into an elegant venue that would have made the Phantom of the Opera proud. Saturday night, “Masquerade” was the theme for the 2011 SHS Jr. / Sr. Prom.

Poll Question: Firefighters Wage Increase

The International Association of Firefighters Union, Local 276 is fighting for their contract right to a 5% wage increase.

Friday we reported on the vote of the Sheridan City Council not to grant a 5% wage increase to six Sheridan Fire-Rescue personnel, after the International Association of Firefighters Union filed a grievance over the matter.

The WInner of the Sheridan Media Pinewood Derby Classic Is........

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The 3rd annual Sheridan Media Pinewood Derby Classic was held over the weekend.

It was a fast track over the weekend for the 3rd Annual Sheridan Media Pinewood Derby Classic at Hammer Chevrolet in Sheridan. Local businesses squared off Saturday to see who had concocted the speediest derby car.

Assessor Finds Tax Issues, Commission Corrects Them

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Rogers

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Rogers brought more tax assessment issues to the attention of the commissioners at last week's meeting, and they agreed to fix the issues.

Jo Co Library Events Celebrate National Library Week

Cynthia Twing, Johnson County Library

A number of special events hosted by the Johnson County Library in the coming days will be celebrated in honor of National Library Week, which is April 10th through the 15th.

Sheridan Historical Society Receives Grant

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Sheridan Historical Society Receives Grant

The Sheridan County Historical Society has announced that the Peter Kiewit Foundation has awarded them a grant in the amount of $22,500.

Mary Ellen McWilliams with the Historical Society says that they have already received a portion of the grant.