Archive - Apr 5, 2016 - News

New Position to Help Prepare Children For Kindergarten

A new liaison working for Sheridan College and funded through the Whitney Foundation will help children become more prepared when they enter kindergarten.

Buffalo Water Rates Will Soon Increase

Water rates will be going up for residents of Buffalo and for those who get city water outside the city limits, now that the city council passed Ordinance No. 1381 on third reading at their Tuesday meeting.

Commissioners Approve Change Of Polling Location

Johnson County's Commissioners.

Some Johnson County voters will have a new venue when they vote in this year's Primary Election in August and again in the General Election in November, now that the county commissioners have approved the change.

Commissioners Deny Liquor License Renewal

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Sheridan County resident Harry Washut at Tuesday's County Commission meeting. (Photo Ron Richter ©)

The Sheridan County Commissioners at their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday approved 20 of the 21 requests for liquor license renewals by various businesses within the County. The one denial was for a retail liquor license renewal for the Chuckwagon Store in Story.

Commission Awards Contracts for Projects

Sheridan County Commissiners Mike Nickel, left, and Bob Rolston (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Oxford Inc. will be in charge of handling Sheridan County’s air quality dust mitigation program this year, as the County Commission at their meeting Tuesday, awarded the contract to the company for their bid of just over $428,000.

Water Meter Replacement Public Meetings

Over the next year, approximately 9,000 water meters in the City of Sheridan and Sheridan Area Water Supply System will be replaced as part of a joint project between the City and SAWS.

Keep Your Pets Safe From Spring and Summer Parasites

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Warmer spring temperatures bring outdoor activities not only for people but your pets too.

Sheridan Veterinarian Dr. Kathy Ilgen says with early spring weather pests are on the move; including fleas, ticks, and internal pests as well.

Johnson County Sheriff: Home Invasion Report 'Unfounded'

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek informed Sheridan Media this morning that the home invasion and robbery that was reported at a residence north of Buffalo last week was “unfounded,” and his department is now looking at the best course of action concerning the male juvenile that gave the false report.

A Look Back in Time: April 5, 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 6, 1916.

Final Prep Beginning For Move-In At New Nursing Home

New Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo.

Johnson County Healthcare Center Administrator Sandy Ward updated the board of trustees on the status of Phase 1 of the 2018 Building Project, which is replacing the outdated Amie Holt Care Center with a brand-new nursing home facility.