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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...

 
 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...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

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...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

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...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

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,...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

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...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

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...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

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...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

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...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

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...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 11, 2019

Fun on the Fourth

Fred Neugebauer and his crew of pyro-technicians set up and safely discharged over 1000 fireworks from the Bearclaw Peninsula Saturday night for the Pine Haven Volunteer Fire Department's annual...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 11, 2019

Town booked up for Jubilee weekend

Moorcroft and the surrounding area nightly rooms are and have been fully booked for Jubilee weekend for some time and local RV park owner Paul Smoot said that he is still receiving several calls daily. Previous years saw about 1000 people for the...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 11, 2019

Booster pump repair a costly expense

Public Works Director Cory Allison has received a solid number to replace the irreparable drivers for the two booster pumps on the Madison water line and reported his findings to the Moorcroft Council at Monday’s meeting. To track down parts for...

 

Town crew repairs water leak

Last Friday, Moorcroft Public Works discovered a water leak at the rest area west of town. According to Public Works Director Cory Allison, the town crew dug up the line Monday to repair the leak and...

 

Moorcroft man missing in Nebraska

At time of going to press, the search was ongoing for a Moorcroft man who was reported missing in Gering, Nebraska on Saturday evening. According to reports, Chance Englebert was visiting family with his wife and child when he went out for a walk...

 

Crook County Library hosts summer cemetery walks

Crook County Library will be hosting several cemetery walks around the county again this summer, kicking off with the Mt. Moriah Cemetery Walk in Sundance on Thursday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m. Cemetery walks are a great way to learn more about the histor...

 
 By Kaiden Blakeman    News    July 11, 2019

Crook County Food Pantry

During the month of June, the Pantry served 177 people. This included 14 new clients, 61 under the age of 18, and 63 over the age of 60. We also shared food with the Blessings programs in Sundance, Moorcroft and Hulett, which collectively serve...

 

State Briefs

Energy companies eyeing Goshen County for oil and gas wells TORRINGTON – Several energy companies are eyeing oil well locations in Goshen County, and while it’s too early to say that Goshen County will be the next location for an energy boom,...

 

Tours of MTC this weekend

MTC board chairperson Nancy Feehan is volunteering at the Moorcroft Town Center this Jubilee weekend to guide guests around the building to see what has been done and get an idea of the possibilities. There are a couple of reunions that will also be...

 

Gun fun

Haylee Bertalot, 9, of Cody tries the machine gun simulation Saturday at the grand reopening of the Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Haylee was one of several hundred people to...

 

Municipal Court

Violations: Daniel F. Wolford, NE, Speeding 47/30, $95; Jesse W. Webber, VT, Speeding 44/30, $80; William J. Foster, CA, Speeding 44/30, $80; Edward J. Czarnecki, SD, Speeding 46/30, $90; Steven Danenberg, WI, Speeding 51/30, $115; Ronald J....

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

June 24 – Seven VIN checks. Three traffic stops. Detention Deputy fingerprinted subject for outside employment. Detention Deputy transported prisoner to appointment. Deputy assisted Wyoming Highway Patrol with call. Deputy assisted motorist. June...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Trina C. Dockery, FL, 101/75, $175; Robert N. Spencer, AZ, 87/80, $84; Matthew M. Pickard, WI, 89/80, $88; Omar J. Khayat, NV, 90/80, $100; Brandon F. Kornegay, Gillette, 84/75, $88; Carter R. Hunnicutt, Rock Springs, 90/70, $145; Carlo...

 

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