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Court briefs — Oct. 21, 2016

Man sentenced for aggravated assault SHERIDAN — Jesse McEachran was sentenced to prison Thursday for one of two counts he faced for aggravated assault and resisting arrest. Charges of interference with a peace officer were dismissed. According to court documents, McEachran attempted to cause bodily harm to Jesse McEachran Jr. and intentionally or knowingly caused… Continue Reading

Senior Center to host candidate forum

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a forum for candidates for state positions from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday. All forums will begin with a 30-minute time to mingle. Refreshments will include coffee and pie. The time to mingle will be followed by an hour of questions for the candidates. For more information, contact… Continue Reading

Business program to feature Phil Homburger

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Technology Business Center’s next e2e Wyoming entrepreneur program will be held on Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center. The event’s speaker will be Phil Homburger who is CEO of Synaptec Software, Inc. and co-founder of Biometric Technologies, Inc. in Denver, Colorado. The event is free and open to… Continue Reading

Brooks Hafey to perform at Whitney Center

SHERIDAN — Brooks Hafey will perform a piano recital at the Sheridan College Whitney Center for the Arts on Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Hafey has performed in a wide range of venues in the United States including Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in New York City. Overseas performances include concerts in France, Italy and… Continue Reading

SRD donates $10,000 to Doubleday complex

SRD donates $10,000 to Doubleday complex

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District board of directors is very excited for the upcoming Doubleday Sports Complex. Even though the complex is a separate entity from the SRD, Doubleday will provide plenty of added field space in Sheridan to a number of organizations, including the recreation district. Because of that, the SRD board approved… Continue Reading

WAM Financial Report focuses on giving local government more control

SHERIDAN — In an effort to address Wyoming’s economic downturn and provide potential solutions for the long-term financial health of cities and towns, the Wyoming Association of Municipalities, or WAM, has produced its first-ever Municipal Finance Report, according to a press release sent on Monday. Members of the Sheridan City Council dove into the opportunity… Continue Reading

Clearmont Town Council discusses projects

SHERIDAN — The Clearmont Town Council discussed a number of projects in the works at its meeting earlier this week. The council passed, on the second of three necessary readings, an ordinance that increases the rates of the public works utilities, specifically garbage fees, by $3 per month for residential customers and $3 per month for… Continue Reading

County Commission makes quick work of agenda

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County commissioners made quick work of a short agenda Tuesday. After the call to order, the 11-point consent agenda was approved with the chairman given authorization to sign required documents. Though the applicant was not present, the motion to transfer a retail liquor license from Gregory A. and Diana M. Heinrich… Continue Reading

City administrator to participate in meet and greets

SHERIDAN — The new Sheridan city administrator, Mark Collins, will participate in a number of meet-and-greet events on Friday. The Sheridan City Council approved the hiring of Collins at its Monday meeting. Collins will begin working in Sheridan at the end of November. The following meet and greets are scheduled for Friday. • 7:30 a.m.,… Continue Reading

Out of the Darkness Walk tops known turnout record

SHERIDAN — The 2016 Out of the Darkness Walk broke known attendance records, according to event organizers. A press release from event co-chairs Cal Furnish and Vanessa Hastings indicated that 200 walkers preregistered for the event and despite the rain, 276 people walked through downtown to raise awareness of the problem of suicide. The event… Continue Reading

Ranchester purchases drawings of landmarks

RANCHESTER — Ranchester Town Council made the decision Tuesday to purchase 16 sketches to display in the information center and one of the Catholic Church to complete the collection in the town hall. The sketches are of historical landmarks in the town of Ranchester and were drawn by Joan Feagins. The prints for the information… Continue Reading

Goulds celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Goulds celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

SHERIDAN — Bob and Lucille Gould of Sheridan will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary today. The couple wed Oct. 20, 1946, in Rockwell City, Iowa. Bob Gould served in the U.S. Marine Corps prior to working for many years in his men’s clothing stores. Lucille Gould worked as executive secretary of the chemistry department and ROTC… Continue Reading

SHRM meeting to focus on personal finances

SHERIDAN — The Society for Human Resource Management will host a lunch and presentation at Sheridan Memorial Hospital on Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The program will focus on “Financial Wellness: Helping Employees Achieve Financial Success” and will be presented by Nick Simque, regional vice president of Primerica Financial Services. The presentation will… Continue Reading

High school choirs to perform concert Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School choir will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the high school auditorium. The first choir concert of the year will be composed of mixed choir, Treblemakers, Spectrum and honor choir students taking the stage. The concert is free and open to the public. Sheridan High School is… Continue Reading

Chamber Coffee in Story set for Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Reception and Expansion Committee will host a community-focused roundtable discussion over coffee on Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Wagon Box Inn. The discussion is for those who are interested in current issues and happenings in the Story area and Sheridan County. The event is free… Continue Reading

Reports — Oct. 20, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday • Activated fire alarm, 2100 block Sugarland Drive, 6:44 p.m.   GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Wednesday • No calls reported. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Wednesday • No reports available. SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Wednesday • No admissions or dismissals reported SHERIDAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Information in the police reports is taken from the SPD website.… Continue Reading

Gala production full of laughter, song

Gala production full of laughter, song

SHERIDAN — In 2001, A.J. Longhurst stood on stage to play the role of Max Garber in the play “Lend Me a Tenor.” At the time, he was a senior in high school in Utah. Now, 15 years later, he’ll get to play the role again in the WYO Theater’s gala production. The show has… Continue Reading

An enthusiastic approach

With hair fringing well below my ears and time to kill in Sheridan, I contacted a friend who’s a hairdresser and arranged for a quick cut. Angie had never cut my hair before, and I’d never seen her with such enthusiasm as with those scissors in her hand that day.  My primary thought as I… Continue Reading

Man pleads not guilty to second-degree murder

Man pleads not guilty to second-degree murder

SHERIDAN — Christopher Fisher pleaded not guilty Tuesday in 4th Judicial District Court to one charge of second-degree murder in connection with the death of his wife, Martha Bailey. The 42-year-old man faces 20 years to life in prison if convicted, as well as up to a $10,000 fine. At around 6:30 p.m. on Aug.… Continue Reading

Senior Center receives grant for dementia care, education

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan community will be one of 11 national recipients of a grant supporting projects for individuals living with dementia and their caregivers. Through the work of the Sheridan Senior Center and its many partners, the center will receive $1.1 million over three years supporting the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia Initiative. Of… Continue Reading

Dayton candidates discuss economic development, growth, priorities

Dayton candidates discuss economic development, growth, priorities

DAYTON — Dayton Town Council candidates and Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustee candidates gathered to answer questions in a public forum held at the Tongue River Valley Community Center Monday. The Dayton Town Council candidates answered questions pertaining to economic development, town growth, federal and state funding, enforcing ordinances, town beautification, communication… Continue Reading

Kobza to voice opinion at JAC meeting

RANCHESTER — Marty Kobza, along with other educators throughout the state, aren’t done fighting. The Sheridan County School District 1 superintendent announced at the district’s board of trustees meeting Tuesday night that he and his counterparts from other districts in Wyoming will make their way to the Joint Appropriations Committee meeting on Monday in Casper to meet with legislators concerning… Continue Reading

Court Briefs — Oct. 19, 2016

Trial set for meth case SHERIDAN — Austin Burroughs pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two drug counts — possession of methamphetamine and intent to deliver. According to court documents, Burroughs along with Christopher Buchholz were in contact with an undercover agent of the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation about transporting methamphetamine from Billings, Mont. Burroughs gave… Continue Reading

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