Archive - Jul 13, 2011

GERTRUDE MUIR

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Funeral services for Gertrude Muir, 87 year old long time Buffalo resident who died peacefully in Billings Montana late Monday evening, will be held Friday, July 15th at 2:00 p.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson officiating. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Friday from 9:00 a.m.

Nellie J. Newcomer

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Nellie J. Newcomer, 91, of Sheridan passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at Memorial Hospital of Sheridan.

Cremation has taken place. A gathering of family and friends to share memories and celebrate Nellie’s life is planned for Monday, July 18 at 2:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at First Congregational Church

I-90 Now Open to West Bound Traffic

I-90 Now Open to West Bound Traffic

I-90 is now open to west-bound traffic at the Meade Creek Exit, or Exit 33, to Sheridan. Public Information Specialist for WYDOT, Ronda Holwell, explains.

Fire On Higby Road Destroys Single Family Dwelling

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Members of Sheridan Fire-Rescue and Goose Valley Fire Department battle a blaze during the early morning hours Wednesday at 72 Higby Road. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

Goose Valley Fire Department received a call of a structure fire at 72 Higby Road in Sheridan County at approximately 1 am Wednesday. Goose Valley Fire Chief Bob Williams says that Sheridan Fire-Rescue were called in to assist with the fire.

Fill the Stands We're Lookin' for Action

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It is almost time to fill the grandstand for the 81st running of the Sheridan WYO Rodeo and the Sankey Rodeo Company, celebrating its 31st year, appears to have rounded up some rodeo livestock. The Contract Sponsor for the stock contractor this year is the Powder Horn.

Fill the Stands We're Lookin' for Action

Shirley Madding

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Shirley Madding, 83, of Sheridan passed away on Monday, July 11, 2011 at her residence.

Private family graveside services have been held.

Memorials to honor Shirley may be made to Heritage Towers, 428 North Jefferson, Sheridan, WY 82801.

Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Alice "Bonnie". McKiney

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Alice "Bonnie". McKiney, 77, of Sheridan passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at the Westview Health Care Center.

Private services are planned for a later date.

Online condolences may be written at

www.kanefuneral.com.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Setting Up for a 5:00 pm Opening

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The carnival in conjunction with the 81st Sheridan WYO Rodeo is setting up for its 5 pm opening. The carnival will be open Wednesday through Saturday at 5:00 PM each day. Wristbands will be $25.00 each as they were last year. Wednesday is the buddy night, two wristbands for $24.00. New rides for this year are: Truckin USA (cute kid ride), a super slide and a star trooper.

Setting Up for a 5:00 pm Opening

Realbird's Custer Battle Re-enactment

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These photos were taken at the Realbird's Custer Battle Re-enactment held every June near Garryowen, MT.

Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Brock Bomar Headed to National Finals

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Brock Bomar from Sheridan will be one of five athletes and the only runner from Wyoming who will be attending the North American Final in Hershey, PA in August. Brock is shown here with the first place ribbons he won at the Wyoming State Meet in the 50 and 200 meter dash. At the Hershey National meet Brock will be competing in the 9-10 age group of the 200 meter dash on August 6th.

Brock Bomar Headed to National Finals