Johnson County

Jury Selected For Wilkerson Trial, Opening Set For Tuesday

The trial of Richard Wilkerson began Monday with the selection and seating of a jury, which took most of the day to complete, according to officials at the Johnson County Judicial Center.

The trial itself, with opening arguments, is scheduled to begin Tuesday morning in Johnson County District Court.

SCSCR Hosts Dinner at Blacktooth

The Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue is planning another massive spay/neuter event to curb the problem of pet overpopulation in the area.

Tuesday Marks “Tax Freedom Day”

Tuesday marks “Tax Freedom Day” in Wyoming, meaning workers in the state have now earned enough money to pay this year's federal, state and local taxes. The rest of this year's earnings go into pocket.

Digital Records Promote Security

A business in Sheridan has started a new enterprise to give businesses an advanced option for data and record storage.

Buffalo Council To Review Moratorium on Water Outside City

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council heard an update from City Attorney Ben Kirven on a number of issues he is currently working on, including the moratorium on the city providing water to residents outside the city limits.

Amie Holt Care Center Voted Best In Wyoming

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees were given a pleasant surprise at their last meeting, a report from Amie Holt Care Center's Director Brenda Goarm on the facility's recent naming of the best in the state by Medicare.gov.

Mandarin Class To Be Offered This Fall At SCJC

Last week Sheridan College in Johnson County sponsored a presentation by Todd Cornell on his 20 years living in China and will continue to display his collection of Chinese artwork and artifacts through the end of May.

Wyo. Dept. of Health Offers Free STD Testing

April is National Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month and the Wyoming Department of Health has reminded residents it offers free vouchers for STD testing. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Expert Touts Keystone Safety

A former pipeline safety regulator for the federal government under the Bush administration says he has no qualms about the safety or environmental impact of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Brigham McCowan says the line will end dependency on foreign oil.

Week in Review

It's time once again to take a look back at some of the top stories from the past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. Whitney Benefits committed another $1.5 Million to Sheridan College to support the renovation and expansion of the Thorn-Rider Campus Center, which is currently under construction. A media release from college administrators indicated that half of the donation will go to support the building itself, and the other half will be used on the plaza. Tom Kinnison, President of Whitney Benefits, said the investment is one of many intended to benefit the community as a whole.

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