Archive - May 19, 2011

City and County Continue to Monitor Possible Flooding

Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman

Both Sheridan and Johnson County remain under a flood watch that's expected to last throughout the weekend. Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman says that Leopard Street in Sheridan is typically the first to flood, and that Big Goose Creek remains low in that area.

City Council Budget Work Session: Tourism, Police and Municipal Court

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Part of Thursday's Sheridan City Council budget work session dealt with the Sheridan Police Department.

Thursday's Sheridan City Council budget work session involved several components that included Sheridan Travel and Tourism, the Police Department and Municipal Court.

Public Pulse - Thursday 05/19/11

RENEW Foundation Shoot Out / Sheridan College

Johnson County Under Flood Watch

Johnson County, Kaycee and Buffalo are facing possible flooding in the next couple of days especially, and through the next couple of weeks depending on how the weather shapes up.

SHS All-Conference Golfers

The Sheridan boys captured 6 of the 10 All-Conference awards following completion of the 4A East Conference Championship Tuesday in Cheyenne while one Lady Bronc made the list. Senior Cameron Lindell won the Conference Title by winning a three-way tie-breaking shootout that included his teammate Toby Nicholas.

SHS All-Conference Golfers

Eyesore No More

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Wyoming Demolition has cleared the property at 1135 N. Crook Street that sits adjacent to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore on the corner of Crook and 8th Streets. The property belonging to John Pruitt was the subject of an order of abatement voted on by the Sheridan City Council during a February special City Council meeting.

GREGORY JOHN FERRIES

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Greg Ferries, 64, passed away at home in Sheridan, WY on May 12, 2011. He was born in Sparta, WI on August 1, 1946 to John and Audrey (DeWitt) Ferries. As the MVP of every sport he played, he graduated from LaFarge High School in the Kickapoo Valley, Wisconsin in 1964. The Ferries Family then moved to Sheridan, WY and started the Ferries Funeral Home.

SHIRLEY POPPE WILSON

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Funeral services for Shirley Wilson, 74 year old Buffalo woman who passed away Wednesday afternoon at the Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo, will be held at a later date. Donations may be made in Shirley’s memory to the Susie Bowling Lawrence Hospice in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

Pickup Bouquet of Plums

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This interesting and colorful pickup bouquet of double flowering plums was seen on West Burkitt Street as proof that April showers did indeed bring May flowers. Now if May showers would hold off perhaps planting of these May flowers could take place.

Pickup Bouquet of Plums

Truck Strikes Wheelchair

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to a call involving a Dodge pickup and a person in a wheelchair Wednesday evening. The person in the wheelchair was attempting to cross Loucks when a truck turning right off of Main St. struck that person. The wheelchair and the victim were dragged several feet before the truck was stopped. The victim in the wheelchair was transported to Memorial Hospital.

Pictured in the photo is Firefighter/EMT Larry Grooms facing the camera and Firefighter/Paramedic Levi Dominguez facing away.