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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 10:23 AM
The Godby Story, as explained by Jim and Jeff Godby, will be shared with Northern Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce members at the April luncheon.
An interesting success story that began in downtown Sheridan is the topic on April 12 at Waitt Grain, 22755 Six Points Rd. in Sheridan. 
  • New doctor coming to Sheridan

    Riverview Health is pleased to welcome Dr. Annette Fearnot to Riverview Health Physicians.

    Dr. Fearnot will be seeing patients at Sheridan Family Medicine. She specializes in preventive medicine and well-care for women and children. She is trained in basic skin procedures, Nexplanon and IUD placement. 

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  • Congresswoman Susan Brooks is coming to Sheridan on Aug. 29 to meet with the public as part of her “Connect with Your Congresswoman” campaign.

    Brooks will appear at the Sheridan Public Library, 103 W. First St., beginning at noon and staying until 1:30 p.m.

    "During 'Connect with Your Congresswoman' I meet with constituents one-on-one or in small groups in various towns and cities across the Fifth District," Brooks said.

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  • Sheridan looking for a few, good cheerleaders

    Sheridan Community Recreation — aka, the Rec Board — has a special committee of ladies who are busy trying to find a few community youngsters to participate in cheerleading during the upcoming school year. Focusing right now on football season, they are also looking ahead to basketball season, too.

    Encouraging young people to participate in sports events, including being a cheerleader, is important to their early development. Sheridan is blessed to have an organization like the Sheridan Rec Board which over the years has built a solid reputation for caring about our youth and promoting cheerleading and other sports events as wholesome activities.

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  • The Sheridan Historical Society would like to invite members of the public to enjoy a program about a trip to Israel

    Former Sheridan resident Betty Lee Cooper and her friend Avie Halverson recently traveled to the Middle East for an extensive tour of the Holy Lands. Betty has returned with lots of pictures and lots of stories she and Avie would like to share with folks here in Sheridan.

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  • Scammahorn family continues DQ tradition
    The Sheridan Dairy Queen restaurant on 236th Street over on the southeast side of town has been a mainstay of the Sheridan community for years. In December of 2015 the store was purchased by present owners Jeff and Lucy Scammahorn who continue the fine DQ tradition in Sheridan.
    The Scammahorn’s are not absentee managers. Every day finds Jeff hard at work managing the kitchen. Wife Lucy is right there with him, managing the administrative end of things as well as making ice cream cakes and more. Daughter Vanna pitches in to do her share of the kitchen work. This is a real family operation. 
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  • One of the highlights of the summer for many folks in Hamilton County is hitting the links! Another highlight is the opportunity to grow our businesses through networking outdoors . . . without freezing to death!
    That's why the annual Hamilton North Chamber Golf Outing is such a perfect event! Not only is this the main fundraiser for the Chamber, but it continues to grow year after year.
    And the best news is that you can get in on this year's event when it tees off on Tuesday, Aug. 28!
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  • Rotarians spruce up Veterans Park
    Community service organizations make a huge difference. Whether it's volunteerism, donations, awareness or some other service they perform, the impact is positive and measurable.
    Sheridan Rotary is no different. So if you've noticed the fact that the gardens and shrubs at Veterans Park are nicer, you don't have to look any further than the Rotarians.
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  • Teacher of Year speaks to Rotary

    Not that it is a secret, but lots of people do not realize that in 2003 Sheridan’s Robert Pickett, a first-grade teacher at Sheridan Community Schools, was chosen as Indiana’s Teacher of the Year. That’s quite an honor for a humble gentleman from a small rural school corporation in Indiana who went on to represent his profession and his state nationally. Although he did not win National Teacher of the Year, he did represent the best of Indiana and the educators we produce.

    Please understand that nothing about Mr. Pickett is ordinary; he is, in fact, a teacher of extraordinary skill who has touched the hearts and souls of hundreds of students over his teaching career.

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  • Sheridan Rotary offers comfortable climate

    With temperatures in the 90s and humidity levels not far behind, Sheridan Rotarians recently celebrated the canicular days of summer by paying homage to the “Air-Conditioner god”, one of many deities associated with the HVAC belief.

    Seriously though, Sheridan Rotary meets on the first and third Tuesday evenings of each month at 6:15 p.m. in the Community Room of the Sheridan Public Library where it is cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

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  • Cookies and Canvas results in good art, better kids!
    With so many issues in our country, it's nice to see positive things happening. That's exactly the case at the Sheridan Public Library where a number of young people are participating in the summer reading program.
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  • Emma Hawn, Wyatt Reed honored

    Recent Sheridan graduates, Emma Hawn and Wyatt Reed, were recently honored by the Sheridan Kiwanis.

    That's because at the June club meeting, Kiwanians were pleased to welcome the pair as winners of the 2018 Kiwanis scholarships awarded annually by the club to two members of the graduating class from Sheridan Community School.

    The Sheridan Fun Loving Kiwanis Club meets each month at the Sheridan Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month. 

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  • Reading fun at Library

    Reading and literacy have been documented to help people lead a more successful life. That's why the program at the Sheridan Public Library is so important. 

    What program? It's where children and young adults from around the community have been enjoying the events and learning experiences associated with good reading and fun activities at the Library this summer.

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  • If you think cornhole is fun, you ought to try the original game that helped create the entire cornhole frenzy.

    And on July 4, you have an opportunity to do exactly that!

    The Sheridan Horseshoe League has a Horseshoe Pitching Learning Clinic during the festivities in Sheridan on the Fourth of July from noon to 3 p.m. League members will explain the basics of pitching to participants. 

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  • Sheridan Rotary elects officers
    The Sheridan Rotary Club announced their officers for the 2018-19 Rotary Year. Beginning July 1 at a recent meeting.

    Dale McCullough will serve as president with Steve Armfield as vice president, Connie Pearson as secretary, Glenn Hunsucker as treasurer, Steve Martin as director-at-large, Scott McCullough as ex-officio director, Clifford Biddle as director-at-large and Fred Sturdevant as president-elect.
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  • 11 SHS seniors honored

    Eleven Sheridan High School seniors got some great news from the Sheridan Community School Scholarship Foundation Fund at Legacy Fund recently. The group was awarded scholarships totaling $36,500 for the 2018-19 school year.

    This year’s recipients (in alphabetical order) are:

    • Rachel Adams
    • Tabitha Allen
    • Craig Atkinson
    • Garrett Davis
    • Josaphine DeVaney
    • Austen Ehrie
    • Emma Hawn
    • Wyatt Reed
    • Emma Tomaszewski
    • Nixon Williams
    • Renee Zachery
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  • Larry Hobbs' players, fans gather at Library

    Most of the reunions that are held at the Sheridan Public Library in the Community Room are family or class related. But once in a while we encounter something unusual.

    Last week was special because several of the Larry Hobbs' basketball era (1948 to 1962) players gathered and celebrated another year of remembering their old coach and their (his) winning ways by having lunch and conversation at the library. A new twist this year was the addition of several of the cheerleaders from that era.

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  • Society highlights innovative, driven Sheridan woman

    Do you know Mamie Randolph? The Sheridan Historical Society would like to know.

    The  Society has an interesting program open to the public Monday at 7 p.m. at the Sheridan Public Library. Two co-authors from Cadiz, Ky. will be in town to continue their work on a picture book about the Sheridan businesswoman from the early part of the 20th century.

    Mamie Randolph was a photographer who came to Sheridan from Cadiz after divorcing her husband. She and her young son packed up and moved north to begin life anew, this time as an independent businesswoman running a successful photography business. Why she choose Sheridan remains something of a mystery although, at the time, Sheridan was a thriving community and perhaps represented the best place for an ambitious woman to succeed. 

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  • Mitch Dwigans had a good night when it mattered most and led Price Heating to the upset that knocked JBS United out of first place.
    Dwigans finished in a tie for second in handicap series. The victory gives Price 21.5 wins after three weeks of the season against only 8.5 losses. JBS is close behind with 19.5 wins and 10.5 losses.
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  • Rotarians honor students, teachers

    Every year about this time the Sheridan Rotary clubs holds a special dinner event honoring the academic top 10 percent of students in the graduating senior class. The club was pleased to have eight young people honored this year. In addition, the Rotarians also recognize and honor both the elementary and the secondary teachers of the year.

    The eight student honorees this year are: Rachel Adams, Amanda Perry. Lauren Railer, Danielle Jones, Austen Ehrie, Emma Hawn, Wyatt Reed and Will Black. The two teachers honored are: Mrs. Becky Pitzer (Language Arts) and Mrs. Angie Viehe (Kindergarten).

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  • The clanking of horseshoes can be heard as the Sheridan Horseshoe League started its season.

    The first week found Richard Law sitting on top with a high actual series of 221, helping JBS United win 8.5 of 10 games.

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