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Articles from the August 15, 2019 edition

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 By Grace Moore    News    August 15, 2019

Street work raises queries

Choice Services, the contractor sealing many of the asphalt streets throughout Moorcroft, was prepared to begin laying the first coat of slurry on Goshen early Tuesday morning, but after serious discussion among Moorcroft’s governing body the...

 

Ribs for Rally

RibFest, the annual lunch hosted by the Moorcroft Area Chamber of Commerce to coincide with Wyoming Wednesday for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, fed over 100 guests last week, visitors and locals...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    August 15, 2019

Seniors move to the MTC

The Moorcroft seniors have been using the town-owned center on North Big Horn for many years, but as the almost century-old building and its fellows along the block fell further into disrepair, the decision was made by the town council that the...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    August 15, 2019

Early delivery

At Monday night's meeting, Moorcroft Police Officer Jory Tadlock and Ambulance volunteers Rusty Williams, Denene Humphries, Dorothy Baron, Jessica Schnabel and Andrea Pfeil received commendation and...

 

Richard Haglund

Funeral services for Richard Haglund will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the Meridian Mortuary 111 South Railroad Ave, Newcastle, WY; interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Refreshments will be served afterwards at the Cambria... Full story

 

Donna Jean Peplow

Donna Jean (Myers) Peplow, 86 of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019, at Crook County Long Term Care. Donna was born December 18, 1932, to Kermit and Phoebe (Brown) Myers; she attended country school in Langdon, North Dakota. She... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Many of you know that we lost our son, Josh, to suicide in June. There have been other suicides in our community along with attempts that we may know nothing about. Wyoming is listed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention as...

 

The new congressional budget is a bipartisan blunder

Imagine you’re a business owner. You’re getting ready to leave town for a few weeks, so you leave your most trusted employees in charge of the place while you’re gone. A vote was held among everyone in the office, and it was generally agreed...

 

State Briefs

Council gives initial nod to e-cig ban CHEYENNE (WNE) — The Cheyenne City Council voted 8-1 Monday night to approve the second reading of an ordinance amendment adding electronic smoking devices to the list of smoking instruments banned in public...

 

Food Pantry mobes

The Moorcroft Food Pantry has moved to Sharon’s Home Health at 116 N. Little Horn Avenue. According to pantry service representative Katy Daves, the reason for the move is to ensure a “more...

 

Cards of Thanks

Thank You On Monday, August 5, the Food Pantry in Moorcroft was relocated. On behalf of myself and the Crook County Council of County Services, we express our sincere gratitude and thanks to Carl Rude and Joey Kanode for providing us with our new...

 

Moorcroft Police Report

On August 1, police received a warrant for the arrest of an individual who was known to be staying at the Cozy Motel. Officer made contact with the subject at the motel. Officer placed the individual under arrest and transported to Crook County...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Jamie M. Hendricks, SD, 79/65, $115; Michael C. Huntress, NY, 91/75, $125; Caroline M. Lopez, AZ, 79/70, $88; Thomas N. Edlund, CO, 51/40, $100; Corey A. Hegge, SD, 70/65, $15; Jesse A. Horn, OH, 88/75, $110; Jacob A. Nesbit, UT, 88/80,...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

July 29 – Five VIN checks. Three traffic stops. Detention Deputy did multiple prisoner transports. Detention Deputy booked in new inmate. Detention Deputy did multiple fingerprinting for outside employment. Deputy investigated theft of fuel....

 

Municipal Court

Violations: Lucy G. Lovec, MT, Speeding 44/30, $80; Angela R. Peters, TN, Speeding 46/30, $90; Maggie R. Trevino, NV, Speeding 51/35, $90; Daniel N. Pullen, Upton, WY, Speeding 42/30, $70; Kassandra K. Boyer, SD, Speeding 44/30, $80 Yong C. Yi, VA,...

 

Elk case returns to Wyoming after Supreme Court ruling

SHERIDAN — Judge John Fenn took arguments under advisement during a status conference for Herrera v. Wyoming in 4th Judicial District Court Friday. The case stems from an incident in January 2014 when Clayvin Herrera, a Crow tribal member,...

 

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