Archive - Jul 2011 - News

July 6th

Jo Co Moves Ahead With Judicial Center

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting Tuesday, approved moving forward with the new judicial center complex, after hearing final cost estimates and getting a GMP, or Guaranteed Maximum Price from the contractor, Groathouse Construction.

July 5th

They Came to Show Their Support

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Nearly two-hundred people showed up at Sheridan City Hall Tuesday night to show and voice their support of the firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was at the City Council meeting and has the story.

Sheridan City Council Hears Update on Layoff Situation

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City of Sheridan Human Resources Director Heather Doke presented the City Council Tuesday night with an update on this year's employee layoffs. Doke spoke of the voluntary buyouts that were offered for a second year in a row.

4th of July at the Equestrian Center

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Another community 4th of July celebration got off with a 'bang' Monday as thousands gathered at the Equestrian Center for one of the greatest fireworks displays in the area. The fireworks dovetailed with a musical simulcast on Sheridan's rock station Z94.

Commissioners Approve Large Rezone Northwest of Dayton

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Part of the Sheridan County Comprehensive Plan that was adopted in 2008 called for a large rezone of land Northwest of the Town of Dayton.

Domestic Dispute Ends in Fatality

A media release from Detective Lt. Chris Dahmke at the Sheridan Police Department indicates that at approximately 7:55 p.m. on Monday, July 4th after responding to a domestic disturbance on the 100 block of west Nebraska Street, a 23-year-old male was shot by police after an altercation.

Sheridan City Council to Address EMS and Goose Creek Tonight

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The Sheridan City Council will meet for their first meeting of July this evening. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has a preview of what's on tap.

Annual Karz Rod Run Sees Record 168 Participants

A record number of automobiles lined Main Street on Saturday for the annual Karz Rod Run. Karz Club of Sheridan member, Mark Wells, says that getting a large number of participants like the 168 cars they had enter this year depends on several factors.

Hand in Hand's Failure Still May Be Investigated

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During last week's SEEDA Board meeting, it was discussed that perhaps an investigation or some type of exit interview process be conducted on the Sheridan Quality Child Care Initiative Board to determine exactly what went wrong that lead to the Center closing in early June.

School Board Discusses Buffalo's New Elementary School

The Johnson County School Board, at their meeting last week, discussed the proposed new elementary school that has been tentatively approved by the State School Facilities Commission.