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Dayton Council Sets Dates For Spring Clean-Up Days

The Dayton Town Council set the dates for their spring clean-up days at their meeting Wednesday night. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood says that May 3rd through the 9th will be a week where the Town will help residents get rid of old appliances and other miscellaneous household items.

Sheridan Recreation District Eying Possible Budget Cuts

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees discussed possible cuts in the District's budget for the upcoming fiscal year at their meeting Wednesday night. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright says that while the exact numbers aren't in place yet, they do anticipate the budget to be cut for both parks and recreation.

School District Two Board Holds Special Meeting To Fill Vacancy

The Sheridan County School District Two Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday to appoint a replacement for Mary Ann Burton who recently resigned from the board. After a brief executive session, the board announced that Hollis Hackman will fill the vacant seat. Board Chairman Bill Bradshaw.

March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

A Wyoming Department of Health program is promoting colorectal cancer screening for certain Wyoming residents and providing free colonoscopies for some of them who otherwise might not be able to afford the procedure.

Senator Enzi Continues To Support Education Reform

At a U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing Wednesday, Senator Mike Enzi continued championing greater flexibility for rural schools and better balancing of federal mandates with local control.

Status Hearing Held for Ernst Murder Defendants

After several delays in the past few months awaiting mental evaluations on Dennis Poitra, Jr., Dharminder Vir Sen and Wyatt Bear Cloud, the three defendants attended a Status Hearing in Sheridan County District Court Wednesday morning before Judge John Fenn to determine if the three defendants are ready to stand trial for the August 26th, 2009 murder of Sheridan businessman Robert Ernst.

City Of Sheridan Announces Layoffs, We've Got An Update On The Departments Affected

The City of Sheridan has announced that they have had to lay off 8 full-time employees, 2 part-time employees and have reduced the hours of an additional two other employees. The layoffs are a direct result of the $1.3 million budget shortfall that the City has incurred.

Woman Charged with Stealing Grandmother's Credit Card

25-year-old Amanda Craig went before Judge John Sampson in Sheridan County Circuit Court Tuesday afternoon. Craig was there on two separate charges. The first charge was for Unlawful Use of a Credit Card.

County Unveils Results Of Riparian Mapping Project

As part of the Sheridan County Comprehensive Plan, the County hired a consulting firm in the fall of 2009 to conduct a mapping project of the riparian areas of Sheridan County. The results of that study were presented to county officials at a meeting Tuesday at the Fulmer Library.

Closing Of Railroad Crossing In Ranchester Is Getting Closer

It's been a long and slow moving process since the Ranchester Town Council voted to close the railroad crossing on Coffeen Street over a year ago. However, things are starting to progress says Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger.