Archive - Aug 2009 - News

August 21st

Sheridan MiniBus Receives STAR Award and Cash Prize

In a news release from the Sheridan Senior Center, Director of Development, Rindy West, states that the Beverly Foundation of Albuquerque, New Mexico announced the Sr. Center as the recipient of its STAR Award for Senior Transportation Services.

August 20th

Wyoming Rehab To Participate In National Study

When it comes to healthcare, it seems there is always a new technology or new drug on the horizon. Some conditions, however, have been treated the same way for decades or more. Angelo DiMaggio is a physical therapist that is taking the traditional treatment for spine injury and bringing it into the 21st Century.

College Has New Look For Their Website And Campus

Classes begin at Sheridan College on August 31st. Students will notice several changes in the campus for the fall semester. The most easily identifiable feature is the addition of 60 new beds in 4 new residence halls. Vice President of Student Enrollment Mark Englert…

25-Year Old Man Charged With Aggravated Assault Has His Preliminary Hearing In Circuit Court

25-year old Leo Pinnick had his preliminary hearing in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday in front of Judge John Sampson. Pinnick is charged with aggravated assault and battery stemming from an incident that occurred in Sheridan during the early morning hours of July 11th, where Pinnick assaulted 24-year old Neil Switzer with a baseball bat and a pipe.

3rd Thursday Street Festival In Downtown Sheridan Continues To Be A Success

The 3rd Thursday street festival in downtown Sheridan continues to grow, as large crowds of locals meandered through downtown to take in the sights and sounds of the night. Something new to Thursday night's festival was the 1st annual Blue Ribbon Cook-off, where nine participants tested their cooking skills on a 16 oz. cut of rib-eye.

Hand In Hand Childcare Center Will Offer More Than Just Typical Daycare

The Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center is scheduled to open soon, and it will no doubt help fill the void of quality childcare facilities in Sheridan. Hand in Hand Executive Director Susan Brayton explains why the center will be unique from traditional daycare.

August 19th

Joey’s Fly Fishing Youth Taking Off For Cut Slam Adventure

Joey’s Fly Fishing Foundation was started nearly three years ago and has served dozens of children in the program. Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher tells us some of the kids are moving into the big time.

Students Enrolling At Sheridan College In Record Numbers

Last year Sheridan College broke its all time enrollment record. It looks like they’re going to shatter that record again this year. The catch is that the college district will have to serve more students with less money this year. Sheridan College President Kevin Drumm says that enrollments in Campbell County have risen by more than 40%.

Big Horn School On Track For Completion For Next Fall

This will be the first full school year with students in the new Tongue River High School. Just as that project was nearing completion, the District started construction on the other side of the county. The Big Horn Middle and High School is progressing a little behind schedule.

Sheridan County Comprehensive Plan Implementation Could Take Years

Sheridan County Commissioners adopted the Sheridan County Comprehensive Plan last December. County Planning Department efforts since that time have focused on implementing that plan. Rezoning several thousand acres near Dayton was one of the first large projects suggested by the plan.