Archive - Jul 2012

July 29th

JCSD1 Board Reminded Of Election Filing Period

At their meeting July 25, the Johnson County School District One Board Of Trustees were reminded by Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler of the upcoming Election Filing Period if they wish to serve another term on the board.

This Week's Poll Question

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In the wake of the Aurora, Colorado, “Movie Theater Massacre” in which twelve movie goers were killed and 58 injured, the debate continues: Should we have stricter gun control laws or do we continue to protect the rights of gun owners.

36th Annual Dayton Days

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It was the 36th annual Dayton Days, four days of celebration held every year in Dayton. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott went out Saturday to to see what was going on.

Acme Fire

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Pictures of the fire near Acme Sunday.

Photos by David Oakes

It's Fair Time

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The Sheridan County Fair got underway over the weekend with a number of horse show events. A full schedule of this year's events can be viewed here:

Busy Weekend for Firefighters

A fire that started late Saturday night near Acme due to lightning from thunderstorms appeared to be contained early Sunday afternoon before a strong thunderstorm producing 50 mph winds moved through the area causing the fire to flare up violently.

Dayton Days Parade

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A few pictures of the annual Dayton Days parade that was held Saturday morning in Dayton.

Photos by Judy Hagerott

Two Fires Currently Burning In Sheridan County. !UPDATED!

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Sheridan Media has learned that there are two fires currently burning in Sheridan County. The fires are located near Wyarno and Acme. According to Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch crews have contained the Acme fire and are on the scene at the Wyarno fire.

Johnson County Fair Opens Today In Buffalo

The 2012 Johnson County Fair begins today at the fairgrounds in Buffalo and will continue through this week, wrapping up next Sunday, August 5th.

Fabric and Fashion judging began on Friday but competitions start today with the Dog Show at 8am.

July 28th

Cloud Peak Energy Receives Good Neighbor Award

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Cloud Peak Energy Inc. has announced that they've received a national Good Neighbor Ward from the Office of Surface Mining and the National Mining Association.