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Man Charged With Multiple Crimes Arraigned in District Court

A man was arraigned on numerous charges at a hearing Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details. Two separate arraignments were held for 28-year-old Darren Tipton. In the first hearing, Tipton pleaded not guilty to the charges of felony strangulation of a household member and misdemeanor domestic battery. Tipton was arrested and charged with the alleged crimes on April 27 for an incident that took place at a residence in Sheridan. District Court Judge Darci Phillips scheduled a three-day jury trial for October 24 and set a pretrial conference for September 22 at 9 am. The strangulation charge is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. The charge of domestic battery is punishable by up to six-months in jail and a fine of up to $750.
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Suspended Sentence for Sheridan Woman Charged With Burglary

A sentencing hearing was held Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan for 33-year-old Sammi Morehead. District Court Judge Darci Phillips accepted the terms of the plea agreement that was reached with the State and sentenced Morehead to 4 to 5 years in prison for the charge of felony burglary, suspended in lieu of three years of supervised probation, and 365 days in the Sheridan County Detention Center for the charge of misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, suspended in lieu of one-year of supervised probation to run concurrent to the sentence for the burglary charge.
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Ringley talks on salary increases

While appearing on Sheridan Media’s Public Pulse Program, Sheridan County Commissioner Tom Ringely spoke on the budgeting process. Ringley told listeners that his “hat is off” to the elected officials and department heads at the county, saying they “held the line” and did not approach the commission with “pie in the sky” requests regarding funding.
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Deadline approaching for Property Tax Refund Program

While appearing on Sheridan Media’s Public Pulse program, Sheridan County Commission Chairman Lonnie Wright encouraged residents to take advantage of the Wyoming Property Tax Refund Program. Property taxes have increased in the Cowboy State, in some areas property taxes have doubled since 2014. Relief for Wyoming citizens was a...
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Sheridan County High School State Track and Field Results 2022

The weather wasn’t the best, but the competition was. The Sheridan boys repeat as 4A state champs with 134.5 points. Cheyenne Central was 2nd with 99.5. The Tongue River boys win their first 2A state title since 1985 and 3rd in school history with 191.50 points. Big Horn were runners-up with 116.5.
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Sheridan County Accepts Airport Grant Funding

Just over $1 million in grant funding for the expansion and renovation of the airport commercial terminal building project will be applied for after the Sheridan County Commission approved the application this week. Airport Manager John Stopka brought the request before the commission and explained more about the funding and...
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Sheridan County Adopts Historic Preservation Plan

The Sheridan County Commission has voted to accept the Sheridan County Historic Preservation Plan as presented by the Sheridan County Historic Preservation Commission (SCHPC). Christine Varah, with the SCHPC, explained they had come before the commission in 2021 and asked for a funding match to apply for a grant to compile the plan.
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