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CASA Seeks New Volunteers

Training classes will be held throughout the month of October for the next group of CASA volunteers, alternating between Buffalo and Sheridan.

Sheridan County CASA, which stands for Court Appointed Special Advocate, is in the process of recruiting volunteers to join their program. Jo Forbes is the Volunteer Coordinator for CASA, and says that a new training session will begin Monday, October 4th, with meetings held throughout the month. Forbes explains.

Planning Commission Approves Rezone Request

CIty of Sheridan Planning Director Rober Briggs.
CIty of Sheridan Planning Director Rober Briggs.

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission approved a rezone request made by Perkins Wilson LLC to rezone an entire City block, which includes their commercial building located at 304 Coffeen Avenue, from R-3 residential to B-1 business. City Planning Director Robert Briggs.

SCI to Join Ptolemy Data Systems

Ptolemy CEO Ryan Mulholland
Ptolemy CEO Ryan Mulholland

Sheridan Computer Incorporated has announced that they will be joining forces with Ptolemy Data Systems in the next couple of weeks. Ptolemy CEO Ryan Mulholland says that SCI's track record speaks for itself, and that they look forward to the venture.

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns Receives Grant

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns has received a nearly $10,000 grant. (Courtesy Photo)
Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns has received a nearly $10,000 grant. (Courtesy Photo)

The Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns received some good news recently regarding funding for the steady increase in demand in services in Johnson County.

Nadeau Resigns as Fairgrounds Director

Sharon Nadeau will begin work with Coca-Cola on October 19th.

Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director, Sharon Nadeau, stopped by Sheridan Media Monday morning at the request of Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson. Nadeau recently decided to make a career change.

3rd Annual Bandana Barn Dance

VOA chef Kellie Carroll with the Catering with a Cause team provided a buffet feast for over 300 people.

A harvest moon nestled in a bed of stars on a warm summer night has all the fixins of a country song, and this backdrop couldn’t have been any better for a good old-fashioned barn dance.  That’s what happened Saturday night at the Winfield Ranch near Banner as Volunteers of America hosted its 3rd Annual Bandana Barn Dance.

Celebrating Oktoberfest - Buffalo Style

Janny Breton participated in the Tour de Lure, a costumed bicycle parade sponsored by the Sports Lure in Buffalo, all part of Buffalo's Oktoberfest.

There were plenty of “oom-pah-pahs” and lots of beer at the first Oktoberfest held in Buffalo this past Saturday.  The beer flowed freely in the heart of downtown at Crazy Woman Square as twenty-two home beer brewers showcased their products in a beer brewing contest, with plenty of samples on hand for those brewski aficionados.

Holy Name Hosts Carnival and Chili Supper

7 year-old Christina Collins, daughter of Korley and Carol Collins, participates in the horse racing event at Holy Name's carnival and chili dinner.

It was the 75th Annual Holy Name Chili Supper and Carnival held Saturday night in Sheridan. Close to 300 people showed up for some family fun and of course, lots of chili.

Event coordinator Michele Greer says there was plenty to do for all ages.

50th Year of Sheridan College Rodeo

Zach Scofield of Faith, SD on his 82-point long round bull ride. Scofield was the All Around Champion of this rodeo.

“It’s boots and chaps; it’s cowboy hats; its spurs and latigo; it’s the ropes and the reins and the joy and the pain and they call the thing rodeo...” It was the 50th annual Sheridan College rodeo held this past weekend at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

Poll Question: State Funding of Cities and Counties

Wyoming Counties

Gubernatorial candidates Matt Mead and Leslie Peterson addressed the Wyoming County Commissioners' Association in Laramie last week. In the September 23rd edition of the Casper Star-Tribune, an article on the gathering indicated that latest estimates call for the State to have just more than $712 million in the Legislative Stabilization Reserve Account in June 2012.