Archive - Nov 2016 - News

November 24th

City Seeks Grant for Solar Power Exploration

As Sheridan Media reported earlier, the city of Sheridan will seek a $44,000 grant from the Wyoming Business Council to explore the potential for developing solar power options.

Ringley Remembers 'Hamburger Louie'

Miniature of the statue of Louie to be placed downtown. (Photo from Sheridan Media files)

Sheridan Media's article this week on Hot Tamale Louie prompted an email from Sheridan County Commissioner Tom Ringley, another fan of Louie who remembers him well.

Museum Director Talks About Upcoming Exhibits

Museum Director John Woodward. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County Museum Director John Woodward said a couple of exhibits for next year are currently in the planning stages.

School Board Approves Staff Appreciation Holiday Gifts

Employees of the Johnson County School District will be getting Holiday gift cards and gift baskets from the school board to show their appreciation for their hard work after the board approved the purchase of the items at their November meeting.

A Look Back in Time: Nov. 24, 1916

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Post newspaper on Nov. 24, 1916.

Exercise Before the Big Meal: Sheridan County’s Turkey Trots

According to Executive Director of the Tongue River Valley Community Center in Dayton, Erin Kilbride, residents will get a chance to exercise before enjoying their Thanksgiving feasts by taking part in their Turkey Trot.

No Injuries in Gas Fire at Construction Area Next to Sheridan Memorial Hospital

Courtesy Photo

Sheridan Fire and Rescue was paged to a report of a gas leak in the construction area next to Sheridan Memorial Hospital late Wednesday afternoon. According to Captain Gary Harnish, there were no injuries.

Overtime Regulations Blocked in Federal Court

A federal court is blocking implementation of a regulation that would make an estimated 4 million more higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay. The U.S.

Winner of the Bloedorn Lumber Grill-Friend Contest

Wednesday, the Bloedorn Lumber Me and My Grill-Friend Contest winner was awarded the package that is valued at over $800. Of the 97 entries, Jeremiah Carmona was the winner of the random draw.

Christmas Stroll Buttons Still Available

On Friday, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Christmas Stroll will take place from 4-8pm on Sheridan’s Main Street. According to Dixie Johnson, CEO of the Chamber, they still have buttons available for $5 at the chamber office.