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Three is magic number for House of Three
Courtney Lawson is an registered nurse and oversees the operation of the House of Three residences in Sheridan. She says the goal is to provide a family atmosphere for clients. In this photo, she is taking part in an open house for the second home that was recently constructed.

Courtney Lawson is an registered nurse and oversees the operation of the House of Three residences in Sheridan. She says the goal is to provide a family atmosphere for clients. In this photo, she is taking part in an open house for the second home that was recently constructed.

Needra Hansen sat in the recliner, her glasses on but her eyes closed, a throw pulled up close to her chin. A sliver of bright sunlight slipped between the curtains and bathed the side of her face. A college basketball game played out on a big screen TV.

“Mrs. Hansen, you have a visitor,” the attendant said to her gently. Mrs. Hansen opened her eyes and inspected the intruder carefully before a smile came to her face. “Well, hello,” she said.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017


SSD construction, improvement projects to begin this summer

A millage increase for Sheridan School District was approved last year, and many patrons have asked when construction will start on some of the projects being paid for with the new money. In response, the Sheridan School Board shed some light on that question during last week’s board meeting as they discussed summer construction plans.

 

Clayton Vaden of Lewis Architects Engineers gave the update and said that five projects will happen this summer.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

K-9s back on the streets with GCSO

The Sheriff’s Department has a new member working the streets of Grant County, and his name is Speedy.

 

Speedy, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois from Austria, is the latest K9 to join the Sheriff’s Department.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

SES Tech Club students learn new technology, help teach other students

Sixteen youngsters at Sheridan Elementary School are learning, teaching and expanding their leadership skills as part of the Tech Club.

 

In the Tech Club, first- and second-graders learn how to use iPads and robots, while also strengthening their skills in math, reading and other subjects.

 

Eight of the members are second-graders and eight are first-graders. The club started last year

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

City officials at odds on subdivision regulations

A heated discussion regarding subdivision regulations during the last Sheridan City Council meeting has local officials looking at the city’s nearly 50-year-old City Planning Program, which includes subdivision rules and regulations, to see if updates are needed. 

Fire Chief Tim Stuckey brought the topic up during his monthly report at the March 7 Council meeting.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Volunteers needed, fire departments hurting

Midway through the interview, Tim Stuckey’s pager went off. He glanced down at the device but knew right away that it wasn’t a fire call for Sheridan by the sound of the tone.


Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Historic Hwy. 35 Junk Hunt begins Thursday

The second annual Historic Highway 35 Junk Hunt will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 9 through March 11, and Grant County will once again play a part.

 

The Junk Hunt is basically a gigantic yard sale that stretches from Benton in Saline County to Dermott in Chicot County, or 120 miles.


Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Living the Dream, a Fisherman's Dream
After years of dreaming, one local man decided to pursue his dream of becoming a professional fisherman. After only a couple of months as a pro, Grant County’s Dylan Hays is making waves, literally
Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Poyen streets to get facelift

Eight Poyen streets will soon be getting a facelift, according to Poyen Mayor Scott Riggan, who announced, during the Feb. 27 Council meeting, that those streets will get a new overlay.

 

First Street, Dogwood Street, School Street, Birch Street, Cypress Street, Ash Street, Fourth Street and Second Street will all get a new two-inch overlay.


Wednesday, March 08, 2017

SIS, 4-H partner to teach students technology

With the constantly developing technology of today’s society, students must learn not only the fundamentals of education like math, science and history, but also how to use and adapt to the ever changing technology. No longer is it just chess or drama or Beta clubs; now there are clubs to help students advance those technology areas such as the Sheridan Intermediate School’s Tech Club, where members are getting a look at the future and having fun doing it.


Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Vacant JP seat must be filled by governor appointment

The death of Louise Green Lavelle on Feb. 17 leaves a vacancy on the Grant County Quorum Court. Filling that vacancy will be a little more complicated than most county government positions.


Wednesday, March 08, 2017


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