Archive - Jan 14, 2016 - News

An Evening With the Simpson Brothers

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The Sheridan County Museum and Historical Society hosted a fundraiser to benefit the museum Thursday night at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Dubbed as an evening of humor and historical recollections with the University of Wyoming Vice President Emeritus, Peter K. Simpson and his brother, retired U.S. Senator Alan K. Simpson, Sheridan Media’s Judy Hagerott stopped by and brings us this story.

Couple Dozen Pool Players Compete for Bragging Rights

We caught Dean Joslyn taking a shot. (He was incorrectly identified in a previous post.) (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

The senior center in Sheridan was a busy place Wednesday.

Three Poaching Incidents Reported in Sheridan County

A local game official says an upsetting situation has developed in the Sheridan County area over the past couple of months, in regard to the illegal killing of animals.

Hospital Foundation Gives $1.5M to ICU Expansion Project

Pictured holding the check, from left, are Rita Rohrbaugh, Andrea Mellinger, Dave Nicolarsen, Kevin Bailey, Mike McCafferty and Ada Kirven. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

A significant financial donation was presented to the Sheridan Memorial Hospital board of trustees Wednesday afternoon. The hospital foundation presented a check of $1.5 million for the expansion of the intensive care unit, during a regular monthly meeting.

Director Says Chamber Records 'Fantastic' Year

Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson gave the report. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Business promotion last year through the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce was, quote, “fantastic,” according to the Executive Director Dixie Johnson.

Mossholders to Change Ownership

A century old Sheridan business, that’s been under the same ownership for the past 40 years, will change hands come Friday. Sheridan native Aaron Ligocki is purchasing the assets of Mossholders Furniture from Carol and Bert Hammond, who have owned the business since 1975.

Game Official Says Eagle Release Was Unusual

As reported earlier, a sick female bald eagle was rehabilitated and released back to the wild last week on the south side of Sheridan. At that time, we learned that the raptors typically mate for life and the mate was waiting for her, apparently staying in the area for weeks.

Dayton Elects State's First Lady Mayor

Laumann presented this photo of Dayton's First Mayor Susan Wissler. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

The children would be nestled among the coats on the stage sleeping, while the parents danced the night away, back in the late 1800s, at the dance hall in Dayton. But the dance floor was unusual because of its bump in the center, and some of the gatherings got pretty rowdy and even painful, for some.

Child Abuse Trial Continues in District Court

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The child abuse trial for Sheridan County residents Donna Gifford and Michael Tibbets continued Wednesday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan. Six teachers that taught one of the three children at one time or another offered testimony during the morning portion of the trial.

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