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 By Grace Moore    News    July 18, 2019

Town projects move ahead

The needed parts for the lightning-struck booster pumps that pump the water from the Madison well east of town to the municipal tank arrived last Thursday and were installed Friday, according to Public Works Director Cory Allison; and Well #6 that...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 18, 2019

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...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 18, 2019

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...

 

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...

 

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 Sundance....

 

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 obituary...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 18, 2019

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 By Grace Moore    Sports    July 18, 2019

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...

 

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...

 

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,...

 
 By Felicia Sams    School    July 18, 2019

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 National Leadership Conference (NLC). The conference...

 

CattleWomen to hold drawing for books

During the Crook County Fair, five books will be given away. You can sign up for the free drawing by stopping by the Crook County CattleWomen’s booth in the exhibit hall and enter your name and phone number. You can enter as many times as you like...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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; Sergio...

 

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...

 

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