Archive - Jul 2014

Mann Wins Rookie Bronc Riding Event

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Sheridan's own, Weston Mann, won the Rookie Bronc Riding at the Sheridan Fair during the Match Bronc Riding.
Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Registration Still Open for Klondike Rush

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The Johnson County Family YMCA's 36th Annual Klondike Rush starts Saturday in Buffalo, and Wellness and Program Director Tim Cahal said though over 100 people have already registered, he expects that number to swell by the time the race begins.

Johnson County Fair Weekend Previewed

Friday is Youth Rodeo Day at the Johnson County Fair. The day starts at 9am in the arena. Coming up at 10 is the Pie Contest in the Hospitality Tent. A stick horse race is set for 3 in the afternoon, followed by the FFA Round Robin event at 4 and YES Awards and Bar Branding at 4:30.

Briefs From Johnson County Commissioners

Johnson County's Commissioners.

The last Johnson County Commissioner's meeting was a short one, lasting roughly 45 minutes.

The commissioners got a tax corrections report from Assessor Cindy Rogers and they approved the changes.

Johnson County Fair Results: Horse Awards

Results from the Horse Show at the Johnson County Fair, held Monday, have been released.

The Champion Senior Showman was Kelsi Klaahsen, FFA Champion Showman was Alanna Starkovich, Erika Little was the Champion for Junior Group A, Group B Champion was Lily Crago, Group C Champion was Mattie Bloomgren.

Johnson County Fair Results: Swine Awards

Results from Wednesday's Swine Show at the Johnson County Fair are in.

The Champion Senior Swine Showman was Hannah Rockafellow, FFA Champion was Brekyn Hokanson, Intermediate Champion was Benjamin Kukowski, Junior Champion was Olivia Wasinger.

Mini Horse Events Launch Fair Shows

Katy Kalasinsky urges her horse over a jump in mini-horse competition. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Lily Krumm took the championships in junior mini horse jumping and obstacle course as the Sheridan County Fair officially got under way Thursday morning.

Robertta “Bobbie” D. Wakefield

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Robertta “Bobbie” Dale Wakefield passed away on July 27, 2014 at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska from complications following liver transplant surgery. She shared 70 years of love, care, life and service with those who knew and loved her.

Thursday 07-31-14

House District #29 Candidates John Patton, Ryan Mulholland

‘Baby with the Bath Water’ Begins Run

Troupe members, from left, are Carl Nowakowski, Jacob Claytor, Savannah Hennigh and Garrett Key. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The “Baby with the Bath Water” show run begins tonight. Leslie Stratmoen has the story.