Archive - Apr 7, 2016 - News

Commissioners Approve 'Advance' For Gatchell Museum

Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum

The Johnson County Commissioners approved a $20,000 “advance” of funding for the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum to cover their payroll and other operational expenses through the end of this month.

Council Passes Transient Merchant Ordinance On Second Read

Buffalo's City Council had the second reading of Ordinance No. 1382, dealing with transient merchants and special events in the city.

Lead Test Kits Available Through Johnson County Public Health

Johnson County Public Health

***UPDATE 04/08/16 11:30am***

Johnson County Public Health has informed Sheridan Media that the test kits they have on hand are not the correct ones needed to test for lead. They are now referring residents that want to test the water in their homes to Inter-Mountain Labs in Sheridan or the City of Buffalo for the test kits.
Also, Public Health will not be transporting the test kits to Sheridan as previously reported.
We apologize for any confusion.

Power Line Ignites Grass Fire in Sheridan

No injuries were reported in a small grass fire in Sheridan Wednesday afternoon.

Councilman Lee to Run For Mayor of Sheridan

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Sheridan City Councilman Alex Lee (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Sheridan City Councilman Alex Lee announced Thursday that he would be running for Mayor of Sheridan. Lee said he has the energy and the drive to lead Sheridan into the future.

Body Found in Little Goose Creek [Update]

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UPDATE 1:44PM The Sheridan County Coroner’s Office has identified the man that was found dead in Little Goose Creek Thursday morning as 40-year-old Joseph Green of Sheridan. Deputy Coroner Kerrie Kimmel said the cause of death is pending following the results of an autopsy. Sheridan Police Lieutenant Tom Ringley provided us with the details of what led to the body being discovered.

Ringley said that the events leading up to the death are still under investigation, but that it appears there weren’t any second parties involved in the incident.

District Hopes for Liaison to be In Place by Fall

Sheridan County School District 2 hopes that an early childhood liaison will be in place by fall.

Brinton Lecture Series Continues Tonight

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The fourth in a series of lectures at the Brinton Museum will take place tonight. The topic of this lecture, "The legacy of the Brinton Museum," will be presented by local historian and Sheridan high school instructor, Tyson Emborg.

A Look Back in Time: April 7, 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 7, 1916.