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Local Briefs Dec. 11, 2014

Theatre Guild to perform ‘Christmas at the Carriage House’ SHERIDAN — The Civic Theatre Guild will present the final two performances of “Christmas at the Carriage House” this weekend. Performances will be held Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. The Christmas event features an evening of stories and songs with holiday treats,… Continue Reading

NWCCD agenda Dec. 11, 2014

Northern Wyoming Community College District board of trustees meeting 7 p.m. today W132, Sheridan College 3059 Coffeen Ave. • Call to order and roll call • Agenda additions and deletions      • Consent agenda 1. Minutes from Nov. 20 meeting 2. Financial reports from November • President’s report • Gillette College Advisory Board report… Continue Reading

County Conservation District clarifies language in long-range plan

SHERIDAN — Just as road maps must change to match altered routes and conditions, the Sheridan County Conservation District must update its long-range plan to accommodate evolving resource conservation methods and tighter program funding. The district has completed a required five-year update to its plan, received public comment and will now submit it to the… Continue Reading

Build a rocket at Science Sat.

SHERIDAN — The next Science Saturday event set for this weekend will allow kids to build their own rockets. From 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, join the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids for a morning of hands-on, minds-on science. Children will have the chance to build their own Alka-Seltzer propelled rockets.… Continue Reading

Celebration of Life set for Sunday at SMH

SHERIDAN — The Hospice of the Big Horns’ annual Celebration of Life will be held in the conference rooms at Sheridan Memorial Hospital on Sunday at 3 p.m. The ceremony is to honor those who have died and those who have cared for them. Individuals are encouraged to light a candle for their loved one… Continue Reading

Santa to read ‘The Night Before Christmas’

SHERIDAN — Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns and Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery are partnering to present a holiday event Saturday. At 10 a.m. at the bookstore, Santa will read “The Night Before Christmas” illustrated by Jan Brett. Santa will also hand out candy canes, cookies and good cheer. Boxes of nails will… Continue Reading

SJHS announces Silver Honor Roll

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Junior High School staff recently released the names of students who earned a spot on the school’s first-quarter honor rolls. Students on the Silver Honor Roll must receive all As and Bs. Sixth-grade Silver Honor Roll Aidan Appleby, Margaret Arndt, Tilee Bear Cloud, Kavan Bede, Preston Beld, Zindel Bertola, Kadence Bickel, Riley… Continue Reading

GEAR UP to host Family Night at Sheridan College Tuesday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County GEAR UP students and their families are invited to Family Night at Sheridan College on Tuesday. The event will include presentations, games and video clips, and will start at 5:30 p.m. in the Thorne-Rider Campus Center, room 008. GEAR UP, which stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs,… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Dec. 10, 2014

Hypnotist to perform Thursday at Holiday Inn SHERIDAN — Sailesh, a hypnotist, will perform Thursday from 8-10:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. According to organizers, Sailesh’s show includes hypnosis, improv, music and interactivity. Doors for the event open at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $10 in advance from the Holiday Inn front desk or $15 at… Continue Reading

Marriages and Divorces Dec. 10, 2014

Marriage licenses issued and recorded by the Sheridan County clerk’s office in November: • Todd Lee Fenner, 47, Sheridan and Lisa Renae Brunkhardt, 40, Sheridan, Nov. 3 • Shawn Russell Tatman, 38, Sheridan and Sarah Ruth Frederickson, 32, Sheridan, Nov. 21 Divorces granted in November in 4th Judicial District Court (plaintiff v. defendant): • Sarah… Continue Reading

SCSD2 OKs land purchase for 6th elementary school

SHERIDAN — Nearly two years after the State Facilities Commission awarded funding to Sheridan County School District 2 to purchase land for the building of a sixth elementary school, a purchase agreement has now been approved by the board of trustees. In February 2013, Senate File 105 acknowledged the growing population of Sheridan County and… Continue Reading

SCSD2 secondary principals present school improvement plans for 2014-15

SHERIDAN — During the Sheridan County School District 2 board of trustees meeting Monday night, each of the three secondary principals presented school improvement plans for 2014-15 including school strengths, areas of improvements and specific interventions to improve student learning. Sheridan Junior High School Principal — Mitch Craft Craft told a story of central administrators… Continue Reading

SJHS announces first-quarter honor rolls

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Junior High School staff recently released the names of students who earned a spot on the school’s first-quarter honor rolls. Students on the Gold Honor Roll must receive all As. Sixth-grade Gold Honor Roll Oliver Bartel, Addy Bolton, Mackenzie Boyles, Fisher Burris, Brittney Charlson, Alexander Coon, Carter Dubberly, Elijah Dugal, Riley Eccles,… Continue Reading

Kuzara to perform at Historical Society meeting

BIG HORN — Mike Kuzara will entertain attendees of the Big Horn City Historical Society meeting set for 1 p.m. Sunday at the Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse. The meeting will begin with a potluck lunch, followed by Kuzara’s musical performance. The event is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Judy… Continue Reading

College to present ‘Christmas Spectacular’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College music department will present “Christmas Spectacular,” on Friday at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater. The performance will feature music by the Sheridan College Wind Ensemble, Collegiate Chorale, Horn Trio, Chamber Choir and Jazz Ensemble. Renditions of iconic holiday songs, such as “We Wish You A Merry Christmas,” and “Santa… Continue Reading

Police to take kids shopping, build relationships

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Police Department recently received a $2,000 Local Community Contribution grant from Walmart that will allow officers to take children shopping this Christmas season. Local social service professionals have assisted by identifying 60 children who have been invited to participate. This is the fourth year for the event. Last year, more than… Continue Reading

Wednesday Events Dec. 9, 2014

Events for Dec. 10, 2014 • 11:30 a.m., Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon, Best Western Sheridan Center, 612 N. Main St., $15 for lunch • 12:10-12:50, Brown Bag and After Hours seminar on holiday stress, Downtown Sheridan Association, 150 S. Main St. • 7 p.m., Sheridan County Chorales concert, WYO Theater, 42 N.… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Dec. 9, 2014

Children’s, Youth Chorales to present concert at the WYO SHERIDAN — Sheridan County’s Children’s and Youth Chorales will perform a Christmas concert Wednesday at the WYO Theater. The group is comprised of kids between the ages of 8 and 14. Tickets for the event are $5 for adults, seniors and active military and $3 for… Continue Reading

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