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May 31, 2020


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

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

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

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

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

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

Who Burned the Courthouse?
Note: This article was originally in the July 1985 edition of Grassroots.
Grant County was formed in 1869, although it was not until 1871 that our first courthouse was built. Constructed on the present square, this building was a frame, two-story 40 by 50 feet structure probably facing Main Street. Construction cost was said to be $3,500. As of now, no photography of this building has been located, if any was ever taken.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

'What can I get you folks?'
Restaurants across the state can begin serving customers on May 11, but the restrictions associated with keeping a lid on the spread of the coronavirus are enough to keep several operators in Sheridan from taking the leap.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

New van provides sigh of relief for nonprofit
The better of the two vans wouldn't start. That's the 2010 model. The 2006 model would start but had its own mechanical issues that would sometimes leave employees stranded on the side of the road.
Such was the predicament of the Grant County Unified Community Resource Council.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Farmers Market
Wednesday, May 20, 2020


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