Archive - Feb 3, 2011 - News

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Members of the Advocay and Resource Center in Sheridan were guests on Public Pulse to discuss Teen Violence Awareness month.

Representatives of the Advocacy and Resource Center in Sheridan were guests on News Talk 930 KROE'S Public Pulse program Thursday. The topic of discussion dealt with February being Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.

Plea Agreement Rejected; Judge Hands Down Sentence

24-year-old Lydia Morrison was sentenced to 5 to 8 years in prison for Felony Aggravated DUI Thursday.

Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court, Judge John Fenn rejected the plea agreement between the State and defendant Lydia Morrison. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

Pennies for Presidents Day is Underway

Pennies for Presidents Day fundraiser is underway in Sheridan.

The 8th annual “Pennies for Presidents Day” fundraiser is underway in Sheridan. Sheridan Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins says it's time to clean out the sofas and lazy-boys for a good cause.

State Supplemental Budget Released

Three weeks after the 2011 Wyoming Legislative Session began, the Joint Appropriation Committee, or JAC, has released its $667.3 million supplemental budget bill. The bill, known as HB0001 is available to read on the Wyoming Legislature's website, a link is here:

Man Charged With 1st Degree Sexual Abuse of a Minor Changes Plea In District Court

55-year-old Curtis Scheckla plead guilty to 2nd Degree Sexual Abuse of a Minor in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday.

A pretrial conference was scheduled Thursday morning in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan County for 55-year-old Sheridan resident Curtis Scheckla. Scheckla is charged with 2nd Degree Sexual Abuse of a Minor for fondling and inappropriately touching a 5-year-old girl last summer.

Pedestrian Killed in Hit & Run

A tragic incident occurred just south of Cheyenne January 25th on US Highway 85. Sgt. Stephen Townsend with the Wyoming Highway Patrol issued a report Thursday indicating that a pedestrian who was walking on the highway had been struck by a vehicle. Sgt.

Black Tie Bingo Tix Available

"Mardi Gras with a Western Attitude" is the theme of the 6th Annual Rotary Black Tie Bingo, to be held February 5th in Sheridan.

Tickets are still available for the 6th Annual Rotary Black Tie Bingo event, to be held Saturday, February 5th at the Kalif Shrine Center on Loucks Street in Sheridan. Sheridan Media is co-sponsoring the festivities, which are held each year as a benefit to a local non-profit.

Children's Dental Health Month

You'll be hearing rotating Public Service Announcements on our Sheridan Media radio stations for the month of February, alerting the community of Children's Dental Health Month and the services the students can provide at the Sheridan College Dental Hygiene program.

State of Johnson County? Good Overall

Johnson County Commissioner John Gibbs

The Johnson County Commissioners gave the State of the County Address on Wednesday at a luncheon at the Bozeman Trail Steakhouse in Buffalo.

City Council Sets One-Percent Goal

In addition to the wastewater treatment plant discussion, the Buffalo City Council had a full agenda to work through.