Archive - Jun 19, 2012

Buffalo Council Appoints Madsen To Fill Empty Seat

In a surprise move at Tuesday's meeting, the Buffalo City Council appointed candidate Scott Madsen to fill the empty council seat left vacant when councilman Bruce Hepp passed away suddenly last year and most recently when Justin Gerard stepped down amid controversy over an arrest for alleged drug possession.

Calling All Girl Scouts: It's Reunion Time

Young, old, current and former girl scouts are invited to attend the Girl Scout Alumnae reunion Saturday at the Sheridan County Museum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Commissioners Approve TANF Grant Distribution

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The Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday morning awarded a Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF grant to CASA and Easter Seals of Wyoming. Of the $50,000 available to Sheridan County, CASA will receive $30,000 and Easter Seals will receive $20,000.


MVP: Ford MacCarty, with Big Horn Polo Club President Perk Connell.

The opening tournament of the season at the Big Horn Polo Club was played Tuesday, June 17 at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.

The Polaris Cup, sponsored by Hando’s Service Center, was won by Perk’s Horspital over Magnolia Farms by a score of 7-5.

MVP was Ford MacCarty.

Best Playing Pony was “Kicks” owned by G-String Polo, and played by Richard Dudman.

Perk’s Horspital:

#1 Bob Brotherton

#2 Ford MacCarty

#3 Richard Dudman

#4 Amanda Burns / Marius Hoffman

Magnolia Farms:

#1 Anup Sidhu / Kris Bowman

#2 Tom Gose

#3 Miguel Silvestre

#4 DeeDee Connell

Larger Parking Lot for Big Horn Campus

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Now that the new elementary school building is up and the old is down Groathouse Construction Inc. is busy tearing up the old and putting down a new parking lot for the Big Horn Campus. The addition of more parking spaces will be a welcome addition to the campus as will the landscaping when it is finished in August.

SCSD#2 Board Considers Name Change for Coffeen Elementary

Principle of Coffeen Elementary School, Nicole Trahan, approached the Sheridan County School District #2's board of trustees Monday night to propose changing the name of her school.

Council Approves Budget Resolution

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Soon after a public hearing that yielded no public comment, the Sheridan City Council approved the budget for the upcoming fiscal year Monday evening.


TROOPERS BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers dropped a 10-5 decision to Helena, Montana Monday night.

Short Stop Conner Mcafferty had a three run triple to spot the troops a 3-1 lead in the 3rd inning but Helena went off for 6 runs in the 5th to take a 7-3 lead.

The Troops would make it 7-5 but the the Senators countered with three more runs in the 7th to put the game away.

It was just their second loss in the last 12 games Head coach Ben Phillips says the breaks just didn't go their way.

First Light Awarded TANF Preschool Grant

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First Light Children's Center in Sheridan has received a TANF grant in the amount of $154,986 from the Wyoming Department of Education. First Light Assistant Director Katie Christopherson explains how the grant will be used.

WYSTAR PUD II Resolution Approved by Council

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After a nearly two hour public hearing, the Sheridan City Council gave their approval of the final plat and revised conceptual pan of the WYSTAR Recovery Campus Planned Unit Development II Monday night.