Archive - Nov 25, 2013

Sheridan Hawks Take First Place

Posted in

The Sheridan Hawks hockey team took first place in the Rushmore Thunder Turkey Shoot-Out tournament over the weekend in Rapid City, SD.

Left to Right- Front Row ~Camdyn Cook, Rachel Morey, Xavier Soule, Jackson Gould, Josh Eaton, Matt Hooge, Hunter Swanson, Bode Dunham.

Left to Right- Front Row ~Camdyn Cook, Rachel Morey, Xavier Soule, Jackson Gould, Josh Eaton, Matt Hooge, Hunter Swanson, Bode Dunham. Middle Row ~Shannon Holzerland, Wade Jacobs, Ben LaVigne, Soren Cooley, Toby Jacobs, Kelly Buchanan, Colin Dixon, Seth Rasmuson. Back Row-Coaches-Jim Buchanan, Ryan Swanson, Jack Morey (Photo and information courtesy of Nancy Hooge)

Turkey Trot to Benefit Homeless Shelter

Posted in
(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

The 35th annual Turkey Trot will take place Thanksgiving morning at Kendrick Park in Sheridan. Sports Stop and Foot of the Bighorns General Manager Michelle Maneval says the event will be chip-timed.

Troopers Locate Stranded Motorist

Posted in

The Wyoming Highway Patrol issued a media release reminding those traveling for the holiday season that even though most motorists have a GPS, you should also map out your route in advance. The media release used a recent incident in the Bighorn Mountains as an example of why it's a good idea to cover all your tracks before taking to the road. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Game and Fish Information Gathering Meeting Will Be Held in Sheridan

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding a series of public information gathering meetings to discuss proposed regulations, including black bear seasons, falconry, raptor propagation and wildlife propagation.

Cecilia Marie Pierson

Posted in

Mass of Christian Burial for Cecilia Pierson, 57 year old long time Buffalo resident who passed away peacefully on Saturday at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo surrounded by her loving family, will be celebrated on Monday, December 2nd at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Peter Johnson as Celebrant.

Incident at Bar Leads to Arrests

Posted in
(Photo by Ron Richter)

Two individuals from Sheridan were arrested Friday night after an incident at Rendezvous Liquor and Lounge. According to a Sheridan Police Department report, officers arrived on scene shortly after 6:30, and upon investigation, arrested 35-year-old Erica Stearns for Unlawful Touching.

4-H Students Receive Check

Posted in

Sheridan County 4-H students receive a check from Sheridan Media as part of the advertising sales from August's County Fair insert.

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan County 4-H students receive a check from Sheridan Media as part of the advertising sales from August's County Fair insert. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Generals Win in Overtime, Lady Generals Suffer Loss to NIC

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan College Generals and Lady Generals basketball teams played on the road this weekend at separate tournaments in Idaho.

The Generals played at a tournament at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls. According to Generals coach Steve Smiley. The Generals needed a few extra minutes Friday night to take care of the Treasure Valley Chukars, edging them out in overtime 88-86 and moving to 8-1 on the year. A Treasure Valley tip-in with 2 seconds left tied the game and a Preston Wells half-court shot went in-and-out sending the game into a 3rd period.

Barbara Ramona Bornholtz

Posted in

Funeral services for Barb Bornholtz, 69 year old long time Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly November 7th at her home in Buffalo, will be held Monday, November 25th at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel with Mark Wilson officiating. Visitation will be held from the funeral home on Sunday from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

UW Professor Publishes Book About the First Coloradans

Posted in
(Photo Courtesy of the UW)

A University of Wyoming anthropologist has published a new book about the earliest inhabitants of Colorado. Marcel Kornfeld says the book describes how people in Middle Park, Colorado lived between 13,000 and 8,000 years ago.