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Former SSD coach takes plea in sexual assault case
Tyler Pickett
Tyler Pickett

A former Sheridan Junior High School coach who was accused of sexual assault and sexual indecency with three different minor students will be on supervised probation for 20 years as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Tull mayor represents county on SET committee

Tull Mayor Jeffrey L. Westbrook announced during last week’s city council meeting that he has been appointed to represent Grant County as a member of the Stronger Economies Together (SET) program.


“SET enables communities and counties in rural America to work in developing and implementing an economic blueprint for a multicounty region,” Westbrook said.


Westbrook attended SET’s first meeting last week. The first meeting was just an informational meeting.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Council approves new subdivision

Sheridan aldermen discussed the construction of a new subdivision to be constructed on West Center Street during last week’s council meeting.


Legacy Pointe Subdivision will be located on West Center Street, and will cover approximately 22 acres.


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Prattsville officials discuss lot, street pavement

Prattsville City Hall’s parking lot will receive a facelift from gravel to new pavement, according to city officials who made the announcement at the monthly City Council meeting last week.


Alderman Leslie Kervin said that the gravel parking lot is starting to get worn down. The parking lot has a lot of holes in it, and is in need of repairs.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Amnesty program clears the books for many, raises thousands of dollars

Grant County’s recent amnesty program for outstanding warrants was a big success, according to Sheriff Ray Vance.


For those who didn’t take advantage of the program, look out.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wise's State of the City address says Sheridan performed well in 2016

In his recent “State of the City” address, Sheridan Mayor Joe Wise said the city’s overall performance in 2016 was positive.


The address, which is required by the state, provided some facts about the city. For example, the estimated population is around 5,300, and the city’s population increased last year by 2 percent, a trend that the city has seen for several years.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Local woman pursing dream through new restaurant
One local resident is pursuing her dream by opening up her own local restaurant on the square. Moo Moo’s Cafe and Gathering Place is owner/chef Jennifer Spann’s new restaurant and dream come true
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Prattsville man racing his dreams

Thirteen years after climbing into his first racecar, Prattsville resident Timothy Culp won his first race in a national series last month.


Culp, 26, achieved the win when he won the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models at Lonestar Speedway in Kilgore, Texas, on March 26.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

SSD lunch, breakfast prices increase for 2017/2018 school

The price of school meals increased after the school board approved a proposal at last week's Sheridan School Board meeting.

Both lunch and breakfast will be increased by 10 cents beginning with the 2017/2018 school year. This means the student lunch price will be $2.20 and breakfast will be $1.35.

The price increase will also apply to adult meals. Adults will pay $3.50 for lunch and $2.10 for breakfast beginning with the next school year

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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