Category: Community News

Jaycox ‘Outstanding Young Music Educator’


by marlys good Michael Jaycox has been honored as an Outstanding Young Music Educator by the Wyoming Music Educator’s Association. The award recognizes and honors a WMEA member for distinction in music education. Nominees must have taught six years or

Shell man among new ABF board members

Dr. David Fairbanks of Shell and Carolyn Moxey of Sheridan have joined the board of directors of the Antelope Butte Foundation, which aims to provide affordable and accessible year-round mountain recreation, training and educational opportunities, with a focus on youth

Christmas Eve/Day worship services

Candlelight, carols, communion and Eucharist will highlight the Christmas Eve services scheduled at churches in Greybull, Basin, Shell and Emblem. The worship services are open to the public for those who want to celebrate the true meaning of the season:

Following the trail of post office murals

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by marlys good People choose vacation destinations in different ways and for different reasons. But for the past five years Ron Campbell, a high school teacher from Michigan, has been following the trails of post office murals from Massachusetts to

ATV accident claims 73-year-old man

by nathan oster An ATV accident Friday morning on the Dugway Road north of Shell claimed the life of a 73-year-old Greybull man. James D. Shelton was deceased when the first emergency personnel arrived on scene at 1:41 p.m. The

Pruss, Huff share Big Horn 100 honors

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by marlys good Thirty-two riders from South Dakota, Nevada, Idaho, North Dakota, Colorado, Oklahoma, Georgia, Washington and New Mexico joined fellow riders from Wyoming at the Mel Picht Ranch in the wee hours Saturday and at 4 a.m. began the

Jackpot draws more than 200 animal exhibits

The Big Horn County Junior Show Awards Committee hosted its fourth annual Jackpot competition June 28 at the fairgrounds. Sanctioned by the Rocky Mountain Jackpot Series, the event drew participants from across the Midwest. This year there 101 market sheep

Looking back at 1944 launching of USS Manderson

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by marlys good The USS Manderson, a Boulder Victory Class World War II cargo ship, was launched Nov. 3, 1944. There are probably very few people who know that the small Wyoming town had a ship named in its honor

Shell Daze! includes garden tour, salad lunch, art show

“Shell Daze!” on Saturday, June 27, offers tours of five different gardens, a delicious salad lunch, and a stroll down an “avenue of art” at the Shell Community Church and Karyne Dunbar’s Art Shelter east of Shell. The events are

Antelope Butte Summer Festival is July 17-19

Performances by eight bands, competitions for kids and adults alike, food, beverages and the world famous bike toss highlight the lineup for the second annual Antelope Butte Summer Festival July 17-19 in the Big Horn Mountains. The event is a