Archive - Jan 3, 2014

Paul Holkup

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Mass of Christian Burial for Paul Holkup, 60 year old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly Saturday evening at his home in Buffalo, was celebrated on Saturday, January 4th at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as celebrant. A vigil service and time of sharing was held on Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. the Catholic Church.

Triangle S Ranch

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January 1st. 2014 Triangle S Ranch in Johnson County Wyoming
By Gene Forest Sturlin

Loretta June Alleman Telford

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Loretta June Alleman Telford, 79, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She was born on June 30, 1934 in Pierre, SD to parents Ivan Carlyle and Genevieve Catherine (Graham) Alleman.

As an only surviving child June spent her childhood years helping her parents work the family farm that her grandfather had homesteaded outside of Pierre SD.

State Superintendent Blasts Lawmakers, Representative Rebuts

State Superintendent Cindy Hill

In a recent release, Wyoming's Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill blasts lawmakers over the rules of an upcoming hearing.

Family Donates Tongue River Conservation Easement

Sheridan County residents Mike and Vicky McMeans have cleared the way for the county's first conservation subdivision in a move that also protects more than half a mile of the Tongue River.

Are the common core standards good for education?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
35% (147 votes)
57% (238 votes)
8% (35 votes)
Total votes: 420

AARP Offers Tax Assistance

The AARP will offer assistance again this year for seniors who need help in filing their federal income taxes.

Seniors Kick Off Year with Line Dancing

Mary Lee Stopka, far left, leads a line dancing session at Sheridan's Senior Center, followed by John Price, Jane Musselman, Dianna Perry and Shirley Clements. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Line dancing starts at 1:30 every Thursday afternoon at the center, and it's free to anyone. Mary Lee Stopka, who leads the dancing, said this is the 14th year she's led the sessions.

First Baby of New Year is a Boy

Patricia Powell holds her son, Wyatt Lee, who was born on New Year's Day. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Hospital)

It's a boy! Wyatt Lee Powell is the first baby of the New Year in Sheridan County.