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The Dayton Bell Tower that has stood since 1909 still stands but around 9:00 pm Saturday, May 26, 2012 it fell victim to a "Hit and Run" according to the Sheridan County Sheriffs Daily Law Incident Summary Report. This was followed later with a Sheridan County Sheriff's Arrest of a Jonathan Robert Melville - 18 - of Ranchester for DWUI, Leaving Accident . . . Arrested by SCSO.

Noon @ Sheridan's Municipal Cemetery

Flowers remain by the grave markers on the far left while the National Flag on the pole to the left of Aaron Davis has been raised to full staff. Notes of "Amazing Grace" still flow from Aaron's bagpipes near the exit of Sheridan's Municipal Cemetery at the 12 o'clock hour.

Memorial Day Events

Beneath the high flying National, State and Armed Forces flags at Sheridan's Municipal Cemetery (formerly Mount Hope Cemetery) are two smaller National flags marking the grave of US Army Paratrooper Pvt. Orval Loren Kock. The cemetery is replete with settings such as this as we remember our veterans on Memorial Day.

Remember the Fallen (updated)

Many "Remember the Fallen" but once a year, Beverly (Bev) Johnson of Sheridan "Remembers the Fallen" each and every day of her life. Bev lost her 26-year old son, Marine SSgt Brian D. Bland on January 26, 2005 when he and 30 others lost their lives when his CH-53E Helicopter went down in Iraq.

SHS Class of 2012 has Graduated

Sheridan High School 9-11 Band struck up Sir Edward Elgar's 1901 "Pomp and Circumstance" at precisely 1:00 pm Sunday and the Processional was on as the graduates-to-be filed into the standing room only gymnasium for Sheridan High School Commencement Exercises 2012. Once seated a branding took place - perhaps a Wyoming only event.

Nate's 7th Drive

Eatons' Dude Ranch kicked off its 133rd season with their annual horse drive but for Nate, in the center of the photo taken south of the State Information Center, it is just his 7th drive.

Fort Mackenzie Graduation

To the sound of Robert Wyatt's bagpipes at 1:00 pm Saturday the Fort Mackenzie graduation processional began. After a welcome address by Laurien Rahimi and speaker Officer Howie Fitzpatrick "The Graduation Song" was sung by soon-to-be-graduate Amanda Popke.

Closing the "Till" for the Last Time

On Friday, Nancy Steel closed her till for the last time at First Federal Savings Bank in Sheridan after over 38-years of dedicated service to the bank and its customers.

And That's a Wrap - so long Mary Jo!

And that's a wrap as the clock at the top of the monitor indicates 8:56:29 which means that Mary Jo Johnson and Ed Cwik, co-hosts of the KYTI Morning Show on 93.7, will soon be wrapping up another show. Today, however, is Mary Jo's last morning wrap-up after 10 and a half years with Sheridan Media.

Outstanding Band Member - Trace Addlesperger

During the May "Pops" Concert held Tuesday evening many awards were presented near the end of the program, including this one from Band Director Diane Knutson to the Outstanding Sophomore Band Member Trace Addlesperger. As Trace came forward he got a big hug from Diane to go along with his award. Trace, who plays the trumpet, is also an All-State band awardee and a District Honor Band member.

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