Archive - Mar 27, 2013 - News

Kicking the Habit in Wyoming

Kicking the Habit in Wyoming (Photo courtesy of Flickr user lanier67)

With the recent debate about smoking in Sheridan, what are community groups doing to help smokers quit and prevent kids from picking up their first cigarette or pinch of smokeless tobacco? Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Two Sheridan Men Sentenced for Drug Delivery

Two Sheridan men who were linked to the drug bust in August of last year that resulted in the arrest of nearly 30 individuals were sentenced Wednesday in Fourth Judicial District Court. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there.

Sheridan College Student Chosen as 2013 New Century Scholar

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Sheridan College Student Chosen as 2013 New Century Scholar

Sheridan College Machine Tool Technology student, Trapper Rieniets, has been selected as the 2013 Wyoming New Century Scholar by the All-USA Community College Academic Team.

Seminar on Bipolar Disorder and Suicide Prevention Takes Place May 1

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Seminar on Bipolar Disorder and Suicide Prevention Takes Place May 1. This piece of artwork courtesy of Flickr user Sheri Weinberg)

Community groups are holding a free seminar in May to highlight the need for suicide prevention and a deeper understanding of mental illness in Sheridan County.

IRS: Beware of Identity Theft

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The Internal Revenue Service released the “dirty dozen” top twelve scams that come up during tax season. IRS Spokesperson Karen Connelly explains what the number one scam is that they see this time of year.

Honorees for Keystone Awards Announced

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The Sheridan Senior Center has announced this year's honorees for the 3rd annual Keystone Awards that will be held a month from now. In no particular order they are; Ky Dixon, Homer Scott and Neltje. Sheridan Senior Center Director of Development Rindy West.

Buffalo Council Approves Agreement with Bresnan Cable

Buffalo's City Council, at their last meeting, approved Ordinance No. 1361 on first reading, an extension of a franchise agreement giving Bresnan Cable the authority to operate their cable system within the City of Buffalo.

Johnson Co. Discusses Hydrant, Water Line At Work Session

Johnson County Fire District One Chief Wes Johnson came before the County Commissioners at their work session Tuesday to discuss a proposed fire hydrant and water line at the Fire District offices on King Lane.

Buffalo Chamber's Small Business Expo April 5 and 6

The 10th annual Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Small Business Expo will be happening next weekend, April 5th and 6th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds' Community Building.

VOA Invites You to "Fill an Empty Bowl"

(photo by Ron Richter)

Volunteers of America is hosting their major annual fundraiser, “Filling an Empty Bowl,” next week. Candace Swanson, VOA Marketing Director, explains how the event works.