January 28th, 2020

Commissioners Schedule Forum on Affordable Housing

A public forum on affordable housing is set for next week in Sheridan. (Photo by Pat Blair)

A public forum to hear presentations and ask questions on four proposed affordable housing projects has been set for next week.

James Hoblit

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James Hoblit, 75, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020, at his residence.

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Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with local arrangements.

Dene Buffington

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A celebration of the life of Dene Buffington, a 99-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away quietly January 22 at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held by her family at a time to be announced. Donations in Dene’s memory may be made to the Johnson County Fairgrounds Foundation in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

Meeting Set for Acme Power Plant Update

A public meeting is set for next week to provide updates on activities at the old Acme Power Plant. (Photo from Sheridan Media files)

The Acme Working Group will host a public meeting next week to provide an update on activities at the old Acme Power Plant.

Tuesday 01-28-20

Sheridan County Library System / Advocacy and Resource Center

More than 1,000 attend funeral for Hardin girl AP-MT

More than 1,000 people attended the funeral for a 16-year-old girl who died of hypothermia after reportedly walking away from an Interstate 90 rest stop on New Year's Day. The body of Selena Not Afraid was found on Jan. 20.

Celebrating 90 Years

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

While the Sheridan County Museum may be closed for the winter, the staff at the museum are busy switching out exhibits during the idle months. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Shelter Director Reflects on 2019

2019 was a busy year at the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Receives Accreditation from the American College of Cardiology

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

Sheridan Memorial Hospital announced Monday that the American College of Cardiology (ACC) has awarded Memorial Hospital the Heart Failure Accreditation based on the hospital’s competence and specific standards that are in place to provide excellent care to patients with heart failure.

January 28th

Elks District Hoop Shoot Results

The NE District Hoop Shoot was held In Casper on Saturday, January 25.

Four of the six boys and girls representing the Sheridan Elks Lodge won first place in their age group.

This makes them eligible to participate in the State Hoop Shoot. The Sheridan participants were: (scores are out of 25 free throws)

Girls 8-9 Bella Heizer first place score 8
Girls 10-11 Ella Bilyeu first place score 19
Girls 12-13 Grace Finkle first place score 17

Boys 8-9 Landon Calentine third place score 19 with a tie breaker of 3
Boys 10-11 Colton Philip first place score 14