Archive - Jul 13, 2015 - News

Update With Audio: Baskery's Swedish Sisters Charm Crowd

Leslie Stratmoen Photo

A trio of sisters from Sweden charmed the crowd at the local bluegrass festival over the weekend. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Stuart Brings the Festival Home

Marty Stuart -- Leslie Stratmoen Photo

The legendary Marty Stuart, who, as a teenager played in Lester Flatt's road band and toured with Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis before becoming a solo artist in the late 1980s appeared at a local music festival over the weekend. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the review.

Scammers Already Targeting Flood Disaster Victims

As federal assistance is announced for Johnson County flood victims, scammers are already trying to take advantage of the situation.

Ropers Turn Out for Memorial Event

The catch - team ropers get their steer. (Photo by Pat Blair)

The last Sheridan WYO Rodeo performance was Saturday night, but roping action continued Sunday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds as participants gathered for the the 13th annual Bobby King Memorial Team Roping.

Video Confirms Police Accounts of Gillette Shooting

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Video confirms the account of Gillette police officers who shot and killed a 39-year-old woman in May.

The Campbell County Attorney's Office on Friday released video in the shooting of Gillette resident Nikki Jo Burtsfield.

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Emergency Management: Be Aware Of FEMA Scam

Johnson County Emergency Management released a message Friday for citizens in the area to be aware there is a scam currently happening where unknown persons posing as FEMA agents are calling people informing them there are disaster grants available.

FEMA Teams In Johnson County To Register Disaster Victims

Federal assistance is now available for residents of Johnson County that were affected by the flooding that occurred last month in Buffalo and Johnson County.

Disaster Unemployment Available For Johnson County

Disaster Unemployment Assistance is now available to workers in Johnson and Niobrara Counties who lost their jobs due to the severe storms and flooding that occurred in Johnson and Niobrara Counties from May 24th to June 6th of this year.

A Look Back in Time: July 13, 1915

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on July 13, 1915.