Archive - Dec 2015 - News

Bringing in New Year’s With a Bang

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The Whiz Bang Fireworks Stand on the north side of Sheridan was a busy place as people planned on kicking off the New Year with a bang.

Owner Carl Geertz said it’s a tradition that came from the South.

Rockin’ in the New Year at the Senior Center

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Nobody can hold a candle to the Sheridan Senior Center when it comes to having a party, especially on New Year’s Eve.

The Senior Center held its annual New Year’s Eve at Noon Celebration complete with music, hats, noise makers and and toast at noon.

Sheridan Woman Sentenced to Prison for Bank Fraud

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Chief U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Freudenthal sentenced 37-year-old Alecia Rae Bolton of Sheridan to 51 months in prison for Bank Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft. Freudenthal also ordered Bolton to pay $86,000 in restitution to the victims of her fraud. The information comes from U.S.

Year in Review: Shooting on Halloween Night

Todd Faas (Courtesy photo)

We conclude our Sheridan County year-in-review for 2015 with a look at a few of the top stories for the final quarter of the year, October, through December.

Top Scam of 2015

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The Better Business Bureau just released their list of top ten scams for 2015. On the top of that list is a scam where fraudsters claim to be from the Internal Revenue Service.

December 31st

Conservator Says Statues' Cloisonne is Greatest Concern

The lion dogs have sat as guardians at the entrance to Kendrick Park since 1919.

County Sees 'Good Response' to Fire District Request

Earlier this year, Sheridan County offered residents a chance to join one of the county's special districts. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair recently followed up, and filed this story.

Absentee Voting List Starts in January

Sheridan County residents who know they'll vote absentee next year can request absentee ballots starting next week.

New Buffalo Thrift Store Benefits Senior Center

Finders Keepers Vintage Thrift Store in Buffalo opened their doors this past summer and have been steadily growing ever since.

Johnson County Housing State Prisoners? Maybe

Johnson County's Commissioners may be looking into the possibility of housing prisoners from the Wyoming State Penitentiary, which would be of mutual benefit for both the county and state.