Archive - Apr 1, 2016 - News

Lead Levels Elevated In Some Buffalo Homes, Businesses

Buffalo's City Hall

The City of Buffalo sent out a news release Friday afternoon informing the public that testing performed over the summer of 2015 had found elevated levels of lead in the drinking water in some homes and businesses that were tested during that time.

Recreation District Announces Lifeguard Certification

The Sheridan Recreation District will hold class starting Sunday to certify or recertify people who want to be lifeguards at Kendrick Pool this summer.

Governor Mead Responds to Mass Layoffs

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead held a news conference Thursday in response to Peabody Energy and Arch Coal announcing that some 480 coal miners are being laid off due to financial difficulties during challenging market conditions.

Downtown Burglar Arraigned in District Court

An arraignment hearing was held Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan for 27-year-old Joshua Campbell of Sheridan who’s charged with two counts of burglary for allegedly breaking into Frackelton’s Restaurant and the Chocolate Tree in downtown Sheridan February 27.

Wyoming Theater Festival Tickets Go On Sale Today

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

Tickets for the second season of the Wyoming Theater Festival go on sale today to the public at noon. According to a news release from DannyLee Hodnett with the Festival, tickets can be purchased from the WYO Theater online at, or by calling the WYO Theater.

Sheridan Man Receives Jail Time for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

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Fourth Judicial District Court Judge William Edelman sentenced 49-year-old Anthony Spragg of Sheridan Thursday to 3 to 5 years in prison with all but 90 days suspended and four years of supervised probation for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender in Sheridan County.

State Cuts $36 Million From Education Budget

Jillian Balow said she doesn't want Wyoming's cuts in education to come at the expense of the state's students.

Author's Book Signing Event Sunday In Buffalo

Author CTL Spear. Photo courtesy

Coming up this Sunday, April 3rd will be a book signing event at the New Beginnings Baptist Church in Buffalo.

Author C.T.L. Spear of Jacksonville, Florida, will be on-hand to sign copies of his recently published second edition of his book entitled “Still A Kid,”

A Look Back in Time: April 1, 1916

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 April 1, 1916.