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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Back to school covid-19 style
Back to school covid-19 style
WHETHER KIDS ARE A VIRTUAL OR BLENDED STUDENT this year, the school year is an obvious contrast from years in the past. Some Sheridan students decided to study from home, while these students opted to go to face-to-face classes, where they have to so-cial distance and wear masks all day. Photo By Lexie Harp

County Fair is a no-go, another casualty of covid-19
THE 2020 GRANT COUNTY FAIR, like so many other events this year, has fallen victim to the covid-19 health crisis. All but a few youth livestock shows have been canceled, and those will only be open to exhibitors and their immediate family. Even the poultry auction has been effected with that being moved to an online sale.
THE 2020 GRANT COUNTY FAIR, like so many other events this year, has fallen victim to the covid-19 health crisis. All but a few youth livestock shows have been canceled, and those will only be open to exhibitors and their immediate family. Even the poultry auction has been effected with that being moved to an online sale.
With the exception of a couple of the youth livestock shows, the 2020 Grant County Fair has been canceled due to covid-19 pandemic, organizers have announced.

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News
Local covid-19 patients tell their stories
To say that the covid-19 pandemic has been strange would be an understatement. The economic ramifications have been immense as tens of millions of Americans have filed for unemployment. Schools across the nation were forced to close and switch to virtual learning for half of the spring semester.

Sunday, September 6, 2020
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Fire chief tells council that volunteers are scarce these days
Sheridan Fire Chief Ben Hammond told the Sheridan City Council last week that there is a shortage of volunteers who are interested in helping his and other fire departments in the county.

Sunday, September 6, 2020
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Councilmember, wife recovering from virus, slowly
About two and a half months ago, Lee Henson and his wife were finally getting over the main symptoms of their battle with covid-19.
And even though it's been months, Henson said his wife still isn't completely over it.


Sunday, September 6, 2020
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Peoples ranked No. 1 in state
Peoples Bank will be celebrating its 20th year in business this month. And while this is an impressive and noteworthy milestone, the bank has another reason to be celebrating. Peoples Bank was recently rated as the number one overall bank in the state of Arkansas for the second quarter of this year.

Sunday, September 6, 2020
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Barbers and Beauty Shops
In March of 2020, barbershops and beauty shops in Arkansas were ordered to close by Governor Asa Hutchinson due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though these businesses are now open again with guidelines in place, this executive action made us realize the importance of our barbers and stylists. In fact, barbers and stylists have been established in Grant County since the late 19th century. My own great-grandmother, Jo Wilson McNeill, was a beautician in Sheridan during the 20th century.

Sunday, September 6, 2020
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Education in 2020: A new way of learning
While senior Kaylee Mason is up at 6 a.m. getting ready to leave for school at 7 a.m., senior Faith Wentz is still sleeping in until she wakes up at around 9:30 a.m. to do her online school work.
Whether kids are a virtual or blended student this year, the school year is an obvious contrast from years in the past.


Sunday, September 6, 2020
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Sports
Freshman Yellowjackets crush Bauxite on the road
C.J. Dollarhide was instrumental in the Sheridan Freshman Yellowjackets' 38-8 rout of the Bauxite Crushers on the road on Thursday, Sept. 4.
Sheridan found success with its ground game, finishing with 312 yards. Dollarhide had nearly half of those yards with 152 on 22 carries, crossing the goal line five times. He also accounted for Sheridan's passing game, going 1-2 for 10 yards.


Sunday, September 6, 2020
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Indians pillage Pirates for win
The Poyen Indians (2-0) stayed perfect in 2020 with a 35-0 dismantling of the Drew Central Pirates (0-1) on the road on Friday, Sept. 4.

Sunday, September 6, 2020
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Volleyball spikes a good week
The Sheridan volleyball team had a week mostly full of wins.
Starting out the week, junior varsity and varsity won their games against the Malvern Leopards with scores of 25-17 and 25-12 for Junior Varsity and 25-22, 25-27, and 25-19 for the varsity game.


Sunday, September 6, 2020
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Yellowjackets fall to 0-2
The Sheridan Yellowjackets (0-2) struggled to find offense in a 35-7 home loss to the Hot Springs Lakeside Rams (1-1) on Friday, Sept. 4.

Sunday, September 6, 2020
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Lady Jacket golfers continue to take top slots
The Yellowjacket golf team competed in a match Sept. 3 with White Hall, Stuttgart and Dewitt at the Pine Bluff Country Club with Sheridan's Emma Hester and Magan McClain agian taking first and second place, respectively.

Sunday, September 6, 2020
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Early lead not enough for Jackets
The Sheridan Yellowjackets (0-1) could not hold onto an early 10-0 lead, eventually falling 35-17 at home to the White Hall Bulldogs (1-0) on Friday, Aug. 28.
Sheridan outgained the Bulldogs 302-292 in the game, but White Hall was more efficient with its offense, turning its yards to points.


Sunday, September 6, 2020
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