Archive - Aug 8, 2016

$150,000 Bond Set for Sheridan Man Charged With Second Degree Murder

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Sheridan County Circuit Court Judge Shelley Cundiff set a $150,000 cash bond Monday for 41-year-old Sheridan resident Christopher Fisher, who’s charged with Second Degree Murder for allegedly killing his wife, 40-year-old Martha Bailey at their home on East Burkitt Street Friday night in Sheridan.

Beef Fitting, Western Events Held Monday at Fair

Contestants prepare their cattle under the watchful eyes of a judge in the beef fitting contest. (Photo by Pat Blair)

People who wonder how cattle are prepared for a show could satisfy their curiosity at the beef fitting contest Monday at the Sheridan County Fair.

4th Annual Best of the West BBQ Fest Starts Cooking Saturday

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On Saturday, the 4th Annual Best of the West BBQ Fest will take place in Sheridan’s Whitney Plaza parking lot. This KCBS sanctioned BBQ competition will host entries from all over the region competing for cash and prizes in four BBQ categories.

August Chamber Luncheon Scheduled for Wednesday

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon at 11:30 on Wednesday at Sheridan’s Holiday Inn. Dixie Johnson, CEO of the Chamber, said the program will be geared towards graduation rates.

Cheri Caldwell

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Cheri Caldwell, 69, of Sheridan, died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Champion Funeral Home.

Laurel Ann “Laurie” Hills

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Laurel Ann “Laurie” Hills passed peacefully into God's arms on Sunday, July 24th at Sheridan Manor where she had resided the past three years after a long journey through Alzheimer’s disease. She was surrounded by people she had loved and who loved her.

Anna Faye Rowland

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“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to share it”

Elmer L. Schaffer Jr.

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Elmer L. Schaffer Jr., 78, of Sheridan, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Westview Health Care Center. He was born November 21, 1937 in Ritzville, WA to Elmer F. and Mary (Weitzel) Schaffer. He attended schools in Sheridan and after high school he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He served in North Africa and other overseas stations from 1954 to 1958.

County Treasurer Asks For More Help

Sheridan County Treasurer Pete Carroll says his office is swamped with work, and he needs more help.

Around the State: Funny Campaign Ad, Curious Sheep, Naked and Afraid and Buffalo Coats

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While I had earlier predicted Liz Cheney, Wilson, will win the Wyoming GOP nomination for U. S. House, now she is enduring being on the butt end of a funny commercial by her competitor State Sen. Leland Christensen, Alta.