Judy Hagerott

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This Week's Poll Question

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The CIA has used “enhanced interrogation techniques” for years, especially after the 911 attacks. These techniques include sleep deprivation, simulated drowning, also know as waterboarding, humiliation, subjection to cold temperatures, slapping, and forced to sit in stressful positions.

Where in the World is Dirlene?

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(photo by Dirlene Wheeler)

Neil and Dirlene Wheeler have been traveling across the U.S. the last six months taking in the sights as they journey across the nation. Sheridan Media has been following their travels and this week, Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott caught up with them in southern Florida and brings us this story.

Church Stays True to Christmas Eve Tradition

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The traditional midnight Christmas Eve Service for most churches seems to be a thing of the past, with most worship services starting much earlier.

Cycling Group Hosts First-Ever Christmas Roll

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Spreading Christmas cheer along the way, a group of bicyclists joined ranks in the first-ever “Christmas Roll,” a poker run and fundraiser for the Bomber Mountain Bicycling Club.

Tuba Concert's More Than Just Oom Pah Pahs

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Saturday, the Tuba Christmas was held at the Sheridan Holiday Inn and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott was in the audience and brings us this story.

This Week's Poll Question

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President Obama recently announced that the United States will soon begin to normalize relations with communist Cuba. Restoring diplomatic ties after severing them more that 50 years ago, the Cold War tactics might be in for a thaw.

Fulmer Library Holds Open House

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Saturday was a big day as the Sheridan County Fulmer Library held an Holiday Open House for the community. Local author Craig Johnson was there reading one of his short stories and immediately following was a discussion of the Fetterman Fight by local historian R. C. Wilson.

Toys for Tots Event Held Over Weekend

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Christmas is a time of giving but when budgets are tight, sometimes it's hard for parents to buy presents for their kids. Toys for Tots, a Marine Corps Reserve community action program has been helping the less fortunate in Sheridan for the last 14 years.

Westview Celebrates with Family Christmas Dinner

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Westview Health Care Center hosted their annual Family Christmas Dinner on Thursday. The dining area was full as families spent time with their loved ones.

Yvette Voogd is the Recreation Director and says this day means so much for the residents.

Yellowstone or Bust

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Woodland Park School held their Christmas program, “Christmas Critters” Thursday and the 5th grade class took advantage of the crowd by setting up a table in the entrance selling Christmas treats.

The Sounds of Christmas

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A Ucross Kind of Christmas

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The second annual community Christmas celebration was held in the Raymond Plank Creative Center at the park in Ucross. Christmas goodies, hot chocolate, music, crafts for the kids, the lighting of 24,000 lights covering the trees in the park all ending with a fireworks display.

“Celebration of Life”

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A ceremony honoring those who have died and those who cared for them was hosted by Hospice of the Big Horns on Sunday afternoon. Ann Aksamit, manager of hospice, says the “Celebration of Life” expresses community.

Christmas Treats by the Pound

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For all those who are running out of time to do all that Christmas baking, the 1st United Methodist Church had a room full of Christmas goodies galore. Thousands of cookies and candies were available for sale at $6 a pound, all to help with their building project.

This Week's Poll Question

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There's always going to be differences among us and you have to wonder why we can't just get along? This prompts this weeks Bank of Sheridan/Sheridan Media Poll Question: “How would you rate current race relations in the United States?”

"The Night Before Christmas"

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Sheridan Stationary was hopping Saturday and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott stopped by and brings us this story.

“Retrospective”

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The Retrospective Invitational Art Show is on display at the Sagebrush Community Art Center located in the Sheridan's Old Train Depot on Fifth Street.

Recognizing great artists from our area, Edre Maier says this is a show you don't want to miss.

Where in the World is Dirlene?

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Sheridan Media has been following the journey of Dirlene and Neil Wheeler as they travel the country after her retirement from Sheridan High School. It's been six months and every week brings with a new adventure. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott found them in Florida.

Sheridan College Piano Students Take the Stage

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The music department at Sheridan College presented their fall semester instrumental recital Thursday afternoon in the music room at the college.

For students, this counts as 15% of their final grade. Music instructor Jan Ambler explains.

Aftermath of Pearl Harbor-Part 2

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Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott continues the story of the days following the Pearl Harbor attack. Ninety-one year old survivor Mel Heckman was sent to a hospital in the United States after receiving burns from a bomb. We pick up the story after Heckman returns to Pearl Harbor, two weeks later.