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Moorcroft Police Report

On July 8, police received a complaint of kids playing around the construction area at the Catholic Church. Officer made contact with the parent of the children involved and advised them to make sure that their children stay off the church’s...

Circuit Court

Speeding – Thomas G. Ganim, CT, 80/65, $120; Rosanne Driskill, Devils Tower, 75/65, $90; Alison R. Schwarz, WI, 91/75, $125; Natalia B. Stoupakova, IA, 93/80, $110; Seane M. Waterbury, TX, 87/75, $105; Robert J. Watson, Wyarno, 98/75, $160;...

Crook County Sheriff's Office

July 8 – Three VIN checks. Five traffic stops. Deputy investigated animal complaint. Deputy assisted two motorists. Detention deputy booked in subject. Deputy removed traffic hazard from roadway. Deputy transported prisoner to appointment. Deputy...

State Briefs

Goshen County School District considers drug-testing policy for students TORRINGTON (WNE) — The Goshen County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees discussed at its regular meeting July 9 the merits and drawbacks of mandatory drug testing for...

Jubilee Days

Jubilee was very well attended this summer, starting off with the Friday Fun Night, which hosted between 200 and 300 guests. Face painting, always a favorite, was conducted by the Moorcroft Library...

Healing Hearts comes to town

The Moorcroft Area chamber of Commerce and Healing Hearts Home Health came together at the home health office’s open house last Wednesday morning to cut the ceremonial ribbon welcoming them to the...

Crook County Rodeo Royalty Contestants

Junior Princess Daisy Soesbe Daisy Soesbe is the daughter of James and Samantha Soesbe of Moorcroft, Wyoming. She will be a sixth grader this fall at Moorcroft K-8 School. She enjoys reading,...

Nothing in writing

It was business as usual at Pine Haven’s meeting of the governing body last Tuesday night except for an item of contention from homeowners Nick and Cindy Bedsted. According to the Bedsteds, they had given the town right of way across their land...

Heroes needed, give blood

Vitalant Blood Services will be in Moorcroft on Tuesday, July 30 from 1p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Moorcroft Fire Hall. Moorcroft Presbyterian Deacons will be again sponsoring the drive by providing cookies and refreshments. This drive will be...

Restroom facilities at Moorcroft rest area temporarily closed

The restrooms at the Moorcroft Rest Area have been closed down for an indeterminate amount of time due to a sewer line breach at the lift station. Although the permanent facilities are not available to the traveling public, the rest area remains...

Volleyball, anyone?

Moorcroft’s public works finished the new volleyball pit at Robinson’s Park just in time for Jubilee’s Family Night and the court was a hit! An audience brought chairs and took pictures as...

Dorothy "Dottie" (Dennis, Fall) Soule

A Memorial Service honoring Dottie’s life will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019 at Legacy Living Center Chapel, 1000 S. Douglas Hwy., Gillette. She passed away May 1, 2019. A full...

Travis James Glenn Jr.

Time of Remembrance for Travis James Glenn Jr., age 1 day. Passed away in Aloma Linda, CA on July 15, 2019. Memorial service will be held Monday, July 22 at Fidler-roberts & Isburg Funeral Chapel in...

Richard "Terry" Hurrle

Richard “Terry” Hurrle passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side on July 8, 2019 at The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center after battling Lewy Body Dementia. A celebration of...

Moorcroft FCCLA members "Believe"

Moorcroft High School FCCLA joined more than 8500 FCCLA student leaders, members, and advisers at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA June 30 – July 4 to participate in the annual FCCLA...

Milestones

Birthdays July 22 - Tom Baron, Gracie Jo Polk, Ruby Ann Polk, Mark Spear July 23 - Jakobi Vanderhoef, Denise Black, Nolan Ruff, Autymn Hanson, Alyse Hanson, Addison Albertson July 24 - Lisa Sisson July 25 - Daryl Schoenewald July 26 - Wanda Sisson...

Moorcroft Senior Menu

July 22 - Hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes/gravy, green beans, orange slices, spice cake July 23 - Hamburger steaks, creamed rice, jello, normandy vegetables, fruit pizza July 24 - Chicken fajita, black beans, cauliflower salad, pistachio,...

Blakeman Family Reunion

For years the last Saturday of July has always been the day to go to the Blakeman Family Reunion and this year it will be on July 27 at the Belle Fourche River Rest Area, just west of Moorcroft at noon. This is a no-host potluck get together, so...

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