Archive - Jun 2012

June 27th

Cato's Glow

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Smoke from the Cato Fire northeast of Buffalo adds to the orange glow of the setting sun in this photo overlooking Big Horn at 8:38 pm Tuesday.


Winners: (Richard Williams & Associates) Tom Gose, Miguel Silvestre, Mike Morton, Bob Rolston, Ford MacCarty, Katie Connell

The K-3 Memorial, sponsored by Mike Morton, was played on Sunday June 24 at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.

The winning team was Richard Williams & Associates over Big Horn Beverage by a score of 8-6.

MVP was Bill Townsend, playing for Big Horn Beverage.
Best Playing Pony was “Michelle” owned by Craig Duke, played by Miguel Silvestre.

Richard Williams & Associates:
#1 Katie Connell
#2 Ford MacCarty
#3 Miguel Silvestre
#4 Tom Gose

Big Horn Beverage:
#1 Bob Brotherton
#2 Bill Townsend
#3 Richard Dudman
#4 Paul Wollenman

Meeting on Railroad Historic District Draft Master Plan is Thursday

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A meeting to present and discuss the draft master plan for the Sheridan Railroad Historic District will be held Thursday night at the historic Sheridan Inn. In 2004, the Sheridan Railroad Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Open House for Flood Insurance Rate Maps is Thursday

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The new digital flood insurance rate maps for Sheridan County are finished and there will be an open house this week where the public can view them. Officials from FEMA will be on hand to answer questions about the maps, which were recently completed by the Army Corps of Engineers.

Governor Mead Expresses Grave Concerns about EPA’s Proposed Coal Regulation

In a media release issued by Governor Matt Mead's office, it states that the Governor says federal regulations are slowly and relentlessly smothering America’s coal industry.


TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers have won 17 straight games after coming from behind to beat the Casper Drillers Tuesday night. They played behind all night and were able to come through for the 8-7 victory.

Casper took a 3-0 lead in the first inning and led 5-0 in the 4th inning before the Troopers started their comeback.

Down 7-6 in the bottom of the 8th with two outs Kalvin Eisenach hit a 2-run single to give the Troopers their first lead of the game Head coach Ben Phillips. The stay unbeaten in league play and are now 30-4 on the season.

Enzi Applauds Passing of FDA Safety and Innovation Act

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and Tom Harkin from Iowa praised the final passage of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act.

Buffalo Council Approves Senior Center's Furnace Repair

The Buffalo Senior Center put in a request to the Buffalo City Council at their meeting last week for approval to repair the furnace in the city-owned building.

Mayor Randy Dyess and councilman Russ Humphrey brought the request before the council.

BOE Rules In Favor Of Johnson County In Tax Protests

The Johnson County Board Of Equalization heard two seperate 2012 property tax protests at the County Commissioner's meeting last week, ruling in favor of the county in both protests.

Sheridan County Museum Reports Increased Visitation

The director of the Sheridan County Museum, Nathan Doerr, appeared on Public Pulse on Newstalk 930, KROE, and reported an upswing in visitors so far this year.