SC offering birding weekend

June 5, 2013

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus is offering “Birding Basics: From Your Backyard to the Bighorns” June 14-16. This is a weekend of immersion in bird identification by sight and sound. It will include both classroom and outdoor activities. Learn the basics of bird watching with an emphasis on birds of the Bighorn Mountains Read More

Senior Center players performing ‘Cal Capone’ later this month

SHERIDAN – The Senior Center Players will present “The Creepy Corpse of Cal Capone” by D.M. Larson later this month at the Sheridan Senior Center. The play is a melodramatic romp set in a secret anti-prohibition nightclub during the Prohibition Era. The set design is by Joe Laughton and Erin Butler directs the Senior Center Read More

Reynolds graduates from basic training

SHERIDAN — Air Force Airman Hailey J. Reynolds graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Reynolds completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Reynolds is a 2012 graduate of Sheridan High School. Read More

Hawley to give suicide prevention talk June 14

SHERIDAN — Bill Hawley will present a suicide prevention talk at the American Legion Post 13 Hall, 18 Veterans Lane in Buffalo, on June 14 at 6 p.m. The American Legion Auxiliary will serve dinner. The cost is $12 per person. Reservations are requested. Call 684-7987 to reserve a spot. This event is hosted by Read More

Naturalization ceremony June 14

SHERIDAN — Come join in welcoming new American citizens at the U.S. naturalization ceremony June 14. This ceremony is a swearing in of new citizens and will be followed by a reception. The ceremony will start at 11 a.m. on the second floor of the Sheridan County Courthouse. For more information call Nickie Arney at Read More

SCSPC meeting Thursday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition’s next “Access to Care” meeting will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday. The regular coalition meeting will follow, starting at noon. Both meetings will be at the First Christian Church, 102 S. Connor St. More information on SCSPC can be found at

City approves annexation on northwest side

June 4, 2013

SHERIDAN — Members of Sheridan City Council unanimously approved the annexation of 57.48 acres into city limits at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday. The land is located at the intersection of West Fifth Street and Mydland Road, west of the fairgrounds. The land is comprised of the old Sheridan Country Club clubhouse and golf course. Read More

Holy Name hands out scholarships to SHS seniors

SHERIDAN — Holy Name Catholic Church recently awarded nine Graduating Senior Scholarships to students who are members of the parish. The graduating seniors must have offered ongoing, active service to the Holy Name Catholic Community, have a strong faith and have been active in their school and community. The scholarships are in the amount of Read More

‘Tidbit Tuesday’ summer program starts June 11

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will begin its “Tidbit Tuesday” summer program on June 11. Tidbit Tuesdays provide children and their families with opportunities to explore history together. The sessions will include a read-aloud story followed by a fun project on the museum’s porch. Tidbit Tuesdays are recommended for children ages 5-10. An adult, Read More

Public works department to continue magnesium chloride application

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Public Works Road and Bridge Department will continue its annual magnesium chloride application project this week. The roads scheduled for this week include: Soldier Creek Road (County Road 74), Beckton Road (CR 89), Big Goose Canyon Road (CR 53), Pass Creek Road (CR 144), Wolf Creek Road (CR 67), River Read More

June 4, 2013, Student News

Kara Springer SHERIDAN — Kara Springer, a 2006 graduate of Sheridan High School, graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy on May 11. She received the Eli Lilly Achievement Award, awarded to a graduating senior in recognition of leadership, participation in pharmacy activities and contributions to the school Read More

Bear Lodge hosting trauma conference this weekend

SHERIDAN — The 10th annual Northern Bighorn Mountains Trauma Conference will be Friday through Sunday at Bear Lodge Resort in the Bighorn Mountains. The conference fee is $110 which includes breakfast and lunch on Saturday and a picnic Saturday evening. Lodging can be booked at Bear Lodge Resort, Arrowhead Lodge or Elk View Inn. Pre-conference Read More

Bighorn Native Plant Society planning hike on Penrose trail

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn Native Plant Society is planning a field trip to hike the Penrose Park Trail in Story on Sunday. Participants should meet at the Penrose trailhead at the end of Penrose Lane in Story at 9 a.m. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring a sack lunch and water. There should be a Read More

Morris Music hosting CD debut

SHERIDAN — Morris Music will debut the new CD “God’s Amazing Grace” by local artist Michael Cooper on Saturday from 1-3 p.m. Refreshments will be served and Cooper will be present to sign CDs and visit with attendees. Morris Music is located at 144 S. Main St.

SMH, VA recognized for military support

SHERIDAN — A trio of area employers were honored Monday for supporting their employees that serve as reserve component members of the U.S. armed services. Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty, Big Horn Health Network Director Lynn Custis and nursing manager of the Mountain View Living Center Lance Vaughn were honored with Patriot Awards by Read More

City Council approves Sheridan Links on first reading

June 3, 2013

Members of Sheridan City Council unanimously approved the annexation of 57.48 acres into city limits at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday. The land is located at the intersection of West Fifth Street and Mydland Road, west of the fairgrounds. The land is comprised of the old country club building and golf course. It is proposed Read More

Local churches give day of community service

SHERIDAN — Approximately 450 people from four local churches skipped church Sunday — but it was for a good cause. They wanted to get outside the church walls and put their faith into action around the Sheridan community. Part of a national movement known as Faith in Action Sunday, the morning was an opportunity for Read More

‘Lunch Line’ showing June 13 at DSA community room

SHERIDAN — “Lunch Line” is the next film in the Downtown Sheridan Association, Sheridan Farmers Market and Sheridan College agriculture department’s “Food for Thought” series. “Lunch Line” takes a new look at the school lunch program by exploring its past, current challenges and opportunities for the future. It illustrates that, while the National School Lunch Read More

ParkFit Wednesdays until Sept. 25

SHERIDAN — If you want help getting fit this summer, come to ParkFit every Wednesday from June 5 through Sept. 25. A different workout will be offered from 12:10-12:50 p.m. every Wednesday at one of Sheridan’s city parks. There is no cost and no need to pre-register — just show up. On Fridays you can Read More

Ohio Northern choir concert June 9

SHERIDAN — The Ohio Northern University National Choir Tour is coming to Sheridan June 9. The concert will be performed by the ONU University Singers, a select 48-voice concert choir directed by Dr. Ben Ayling, director of choral activities at ONU. The concert will be in three segments. The first will be a sacred segment Read More

Sheep dog trial this weekend

SHERIDAN — The Clear Creek sheep dog trial will be Friday through Sunday. The Spurs and Lace 4-H Club will serve breakfast and lunch from their concession stand on Saturday and Sunday. The events will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The Read More

Sheridanaires preparing for annual Spring Follies

May 31, 2013

By Lois Bell Sheridan Senior Center SHERIDAN — Voices swell and rise from behind closed doors as the Senior Center’s Sheridanaires singing group rehearses for the upcoming annual June Spring Follies performance. This year’s theme “As Time Goes By” is the brainchild of Senior Center Activities director, Jane Perkins. “It’s too quirky how I came Read More

The threshing machine days

There was a shortage of manpower towards the end of World War II. Most young men were in the military. For this reason, a couple of my friends Bill “Ruff” Locke, Eugene “Ole” Oleson and I were recruited to work on the threshing machine crew. We did our best in between play sessions. The first Read More

Probiotics are the wonder bugs for your body

By Georgia Boley Registered Dietician SHERIDAN — Probiotic is the new buzzword in the health field. Actually, this term is new to some, but ancient to many. Probiotics are healthy bacteria that have taken up house in and on humans since the beginning of time. Many ancient cultures recognized that fermented foods and foods made Read More

Summer String Program June 10-14

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County School District 2 summer string program will be June 10-14 from 8-10:30 a.m. each day at Sheridan High School. This is open to SCSD 2 elementary through high school students. Students must have their own instruments to participate. Students will work on music literature at their ability level to enhance Read More

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