Archive - Oct 5, 2009

Two Arrested In Early Morning Burglary Attempt At Downtown Business

One Sheridan man and a juvenile were arrested early Monday morning during a break in at the Sport Stop in downtown Sheridan. The pair allegedly broke the window in the front door of the business around 2:30 Monday morning. 18-year-old James Allen made his initial appearance in Circuit Court Monday afternoon. Judge John Sampson set bail at $25,000 cash.

Sheridan Man Charged With Sexual Abuse Of A Child

18-year-old Zackery Morrison made his initial appearance in circuit court Monday afternoon. Morrison is charged with sexual abuse of a minor and sexual exploitation of children.

Wrench Ranch First Master Plan Comes Before City Council

The first master plan required under the new gateway zoning district in the City of Sheridan has been submitted to the City Council. The 31-page document designates more than 20 percent of the 186-acre development as open space. Mayor Dave Kinskey says the plan sets a precedent for future developments.

City Works To Change Ordinances Dealing With Development

The Sheridan City Council is considering an ordinance that would require a traffic study for site plan approval in planned unit developments. City Public Works Director Nic Bateson tells us why the study is necessary.

School District 2 Will Cut The Ribbon on Woodland Park Next Week

Last month the Sheridan County School District Two Board of Trustees heard school improvement plans for all of the Last month the Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees heard school improvement plans for all of the District's elementary schools.

Myrtle Ellen Perkins Claire

Myrtle Ellen Perkins Claire, 90, of Sheridan, passed away at Westview Health Care Center on Friday, September 18, 2009.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m., October 10, 2009 at Kane Funeral Home with Reverend Don Derryberry officiating.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

All Major Power Outages Are Back On

Several areas in and around Sheridan either were or are without power today. Most Story residents woke up without power this morning but that power has been restored. Other outages caused the cancellation of classes at Sheridan College and Arvada-Clearmont Schools.

Charles R. (Bob) Fitzpatrick

Charles R. (Bob) Fitzpatrick, 87, of Buffalo, WY, died Thursday, October 1, 2009 in Johnson County Health Care Center.

Mr. Fitzpatrick was born January 8, 1922 in Sheridan, WY to L. L. (Mike) and Frances (Dentler) Fitzpatrick. He grew up and attended schools in Sheridan, Ranchester, and Dayton, WY.

Jail Project in Hardin Begins to Unravel; Man Promising Prisoners is Wanted in Wyoming

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A California company's bid to take over an empty jail in rural Montana appears to be unraveling. An attorney involved in the project cut ties Friday and a second company once named as a subcontractor denied any involvement.

Wyoming "Step Up for Kids" Week

It's all about kids this week in the Cowboy State for local celebrations of "Step Up for Kids" Week. The week is designed to show public support for children as an investment priority.