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Sunday, May 31, 2020
THE SUPPLY OF BEEF AND OTHER MEAT at grocery stores and restaurants has taken a hit during the coronavirus pandemic, with prices climbing to unprecedented levels, and some items disappearing from store shelves altogether. The manager of the Mad Butcher meat department, Tommy Mosely, said this past week has been the worst he had experienced in his 48 years in the business. Here, Jennifer Poirier, a meat wrapper at Mad Butcher, restocks the meat display at the Sheridan store. Photo by Byron Tate

We are in this together
"Social distancing" is not something we are used to practicing. What's its purpose? To help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus and allow medical personnel and facilities a better chance at combating the illness and providing adequate care to everyone in need. That is a necessary process in combating this virus and keeping our nation, state and local communities from experiencing some of the horrific issues other nations have faced and are still facing such as overpopulated hospitals and not enough medical personnel and equipment to adequately treat all of the ill.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
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Meat shortages hitting home; supplies low, prices high
The coronavirus has roiled the nation's meat processing system leaving those that serve and sell beef and other meat products locally scrambling to find anything to provide customers.

All meat, but particularly beef, has been in short supply at grocery stores, and as prices climb and supply continues to dwindle, anxious restaurant operators and grocers are wondering what's next.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
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McBroom named the new SHS head football coach
The Sheridan School District is pleased to announce that Larry McBroom has been named the new head football coach for Sheridan High School and the director of football operations for the Sheridan Yellowjackets.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
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Class of 2020 caravan planned for Mary 30
A group of parents with graduates have come together in an attempt to form a caravan of sorts for the Class of 2020 graduating seniors. The senior caravan is planned for Saturday, May 30 at 11 a.m.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
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Library not 'open' but staying plenty busy
Because of COVID-19, businesses and restaurants around Grant County have been forced to make adjustments to abide by social distancing protocol, including the Grant County Library.
The Library has been closed to the public for some time now but is far from being officially "closed."

Thursday, May 28, 2020
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New contract approved with Waste Management
Grant County was paying Waste Management Inc. more than $50 a ton to dispose of its solid waste in the company's landfill in Jefferson County.
But County Judge Randy Pruitt said he that seemed high to him so when he got the opportunity, he put the contract out for bids. Waste Management still got the contract, but its bid was for $39 a ton.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
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Coronavirus likely to erode county finances, official says
It's too early to know how much of a dent the coronavirus will make in Grant County finances, but the consensus is that the repercussions will leave a mark.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
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Strong named National Performer of the Week
Carly Strong, a Sheridan High School senior track athlete, was recently voted the National Performer of the week by MileSplit USA for her performance at the Arkansas State Indoor Championships

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
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