Archive - Feb 2014

February 25th

Local Eagles Club Donates to Hospital

Pictured from left: front, are Eagles Helen Showers, Bette Hess, Billie Handel, foundation Director Ada Kirven, board member Jill Mitchell; back, board members, Shirley Coulter, Dave Nicolarsen, Rick Rossa, Walt Gould, Andrea Mellinger, Gary Miller, Shirl Yager and Kevin Bailey. (Photo Submitted)

The fund-raising arm of the local hospital, known as the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation, recently received $8,000 from the Big Horn Mountain Eagles Auxiliary No. 4169.

Program Delivers Hot, Fresh Meals

Karen Githens removes a meal from bags in her car during a stop on her Home-Delivered Meals route. (Photo by Pat Blair)
Home Delivered Meals Coordinator Shirley Knisley helps package hot, fresh meals for delivery. (Photo by Pat Blair)
Kitchen Manager Ronda Paavilainen wraps a meal for delivery. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Karen Githens arrives at the Sheridan Senior Center around 11:15 in the morning to find bags of hot meals waiting for her.

District 2 Receives Good Grade From Teachers

Teachers in Sheridan County School District 2 have given the district's administration and trustees overall high marks in a survey reported to the board of trustees last night.

UW Golf has two former Broncs on the course in 2014

Kamrin Allen
Cameron Lindell

The Wyoming Cowboy golf team played the third round of the Wyoming Cowboy Desert Intercollegiate on Sunday, in Palm Desert, Calif., and finished in 19th place of the 23-team field after shooting a final round of 293 (+5). The Pokes finished with a three-round score of 889 (+25).

Sophomore Kamrin Allen led the Cowboy scoring and was the top finisher tying for 42nd place of the 127-man field. Allen completed the tournament with a final round 70 (-2) for a 54-hole total of 217 (+1). Allen’s final round was the best for the Cowboys on Sunday as well as his best of the tournament.


1. VFW 39 9
2. VETS 36 12
3. 186 #1 27 21
4. LEGION #2 23 25
5. 186 #2 22 26
6. BHME 21 27
7. LEGION #1 21 27
8. 4169 E.R. 19 29
9. ELKS #1 19 29
10. ELKS #2 12 36

State Swimming / Wrestling / Cowboys host Falcons at the Double "AA"

BRONC SWIMMING - The Sheridan Bronc swimmers are three days away from starting their state meet.

The 4-A swimming and diving championships start Friday afternoon in Gillette, Broncs Head coach Brent Moore says they've had a pretty good season with a very young team.

And the rest they've had the past week has done a lot of good for each competitor.

February 25th

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 25, 1914

At 10:15 o'clock this morning, an extra east-bound freight train collided with a mine run engine in the yards at the Alger station between Monarch and Carneyville.

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Sheridan College hires men’s soccer coach

Sheridan College has hired Jeff Hallenbeck as its new men’s head soccer coach.

Hallenbeck, originating from Quincy, Mass., has served as a soccer coach at soccer camps for more than 20 years. He comes to Sheridan College following a four-year stint as the head boys’ soccer coach at Medway High School in Medway, Mass.

Hallenbeck has guided his prep teams to several championships in the last decade and was named the 2013 Boston Globe State Division III Coach of the Year.

School Board Discusses Retirement Funding In Legislature

The Johnson County School Board got an update on the Legislative session from District Business Manager Matt Ramey, who said the main concern facing districts in the Legislature that may affect them next year is discussions surrounding External Cost Adjustment (ECA.