Highlights From September And October 2009

The top stories from September and October 2009 include the start of the school year with concerns over Swine Flu moving through student populations. Public Health Coordinator Bobbie Spahn said it wasn’t as severe as predicted.

The Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center officially opened its doors and started provided services for not only children but early childhood education students, as well.

Sagebrush Elementary School was one of only two schools in the state to be recognized as a Federal Blue Ribbon School.

The last of the highly successful Third Thursday Street Festivals was held in September and that prompted the equally popular “Fall-i-day” event in downtown Sheridan in October.

Sheridan Police Chief Mike Card announced his resignation effective at the end of the year.

Sheridan College experienced record increases in enrollments with numbers up over 20% over 2008.

Woodland Park Elementary Students moved into their brand new school in October.

And the City of Sheridan hired a new Utilities Director. Dan Miller moved to Sheridan after spending nearly 20 years in charge of a rural water system in Iowa.