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"Your Last Chance" Judge Warns

Zachery Morrison received his sentence Tuesday in 4th Judicial District Court.

19-year-old Zachery Morrison was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court April 20th, after pleading "Guilty" in December on one count of sexual abuse of a minor. Morrison admitted to having had inappropriate sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl in September 2009 when he was 18-years-old. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the report.

Longer Liquor Hours? Not Everyone Agrees

More Sunday Cocktails

Starting this weekend, businesses outside city limits in Sheridan County will be able to sell liquor on Sundays from 6 a.m. until 2 a.m. The County Commissioners voted this week to extend Sunday hours of operation, following a request made by the Sheridan County Liquor Dealers Association.

Gas And Dash Results In High Speed Chase

Gas drive-off results in high speed chase through Sheridan.
Gas drive-off results in high speed chase through Sheridan.

Just before 11 o'clock this morning, the Wyoming Highway Patrol was notified of a gas drive-off in Buffalo that involved three runaway juveniles. Highway Patrol Lieutenant Casey Goodman explains how the events unfolded that resulted in a high-speed chase.

Reuter to Have Mental Evaluation

Kyle Reuter child pornography trial delayed for mental evaluation.

23-year-old Kyle Reuter was scheduled to have a pre-trial conference in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday, with his trial scheduled for May 19th. Reuter has been charged with Possession of Child Pornography.

WYDOT Long Range Transportation Plan

WYDOT held a public input meeting Tuesday in Sheridan on the draft long range transportation plan.
WYDOT held a public input meeting Tuesday in Sheridan on the draft long range transportation plan.

Approximately 7 to 8 months ago, the Wyoming Department of Transportation began work on a long range transportation plan that will address transportation issues and needs in the state over the next several decades. That plan is now in draft form and available for public review and comment. WYDOT Systems Planning Engineer Mark Wingate.

Body Found In The Big Horns

Sheridan County Sheriff Dave Hofmeier
Sheridan County Sheriff Dave Hofmeier

On April 16th, the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office received a report that a dead body was believed to be located in the Big Horn Mountains, within Sheridan County. Sheriff Dave Hofmeier explains the events that transpired over the last couple of days.

Sexual Assault Defendant Changes Plea

Newcastle man admits to sexual assault of a minor.

53-year-old Richard Hill, of Newcastle, went before Judge John Fenn in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday to change his plea on a 2nd Degree Sexual Assault charge. In August of 2009, Hill plead "Not Guilty" when arraigned on the charge, which alleged that Hill had had sexual contact with a girl between the ages of 13 and 15.

Thief Pleads Guilty; Awaits Sentencing

Sheridan County Courthouse

34-year-old Christopher Lande was arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday morning, and plead "Guilty" to two counts of "Wrongful Taking of Property."

District Courtroom Back in Business

New carpeting and richly stained walls just part of the remodeling done in the 4th Judicial District Courtroom.

For the first time in several months, the 4th Judicial District Court held their sessions back in the newly remodeled 3rd floor District Courtroom in the new section of the Sheridan County Courthouse. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.

Sheridan College And Its Impact On The Local Economy

Study shows Sheridan College has a profound impact on the local economy.
Study shows Sheridan College has a profound impact on the local economy.

A recently released socioeconomic impact study shows that Sheridan College is helping the local economy in more ways than one. College Vice President for Development Susan Bigelow explains.