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  2750 W. Main St., Newcastle (307) 746-3111   Ranchers Feed & Supply is a one-stop-shop for all your livestock and ranching needs. We like to say “we offer everything for ranchers, but rain” here at Ranchers Feed & Supply. We strive to provide good nutrition for your livestock, whether...

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Erin Persche, pictured with her husband Trent, is the new Weston County 4-H educator. She worked for eight years  as health inspector with the Department of Agriculture, and said she looks forward to continuing to build her relationship with the community.

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Weston County’s newest 4-H educator, Erin Persche, has county extension education running through her veins. Not only did the Lusk native grow up participating in 4-H activities, her mother, Denise Smith, worked as an educator for 46 years, retiring on March 31, the...
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Casper Region will host a series of public open houses in various communities, including Newcastle, to present and discuss the proposed 2022 hunting seasons. The agency will also host a final public meeting at a later date.  According to a press release dated...
Candidates for Hunt’s replacement selected Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Republican Central Committees for Goshen, Niobrara and Weston counties selected three names – Lusk’s Greg Matney, Newcastle’s Allen Slagle and Lusk’s J.D. Williams – during their Oct. 14 meeting to nominate a replacement...
Unvaccinated staff in Wyoming prisons leads to rise in cases   By Ellen Gerst Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Coronavirus cases are again on the rise in Wyoming prisons thanks largely to unvaccinated employees, the Department of Corrections says. According to an official...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Moving the Youthful Offender Program, formerly known as the boot camp, from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp in Newcastle to other facilities will not negatively impact staff in Newcastle, according to information provided in an email from the Wyoming Department...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Youthful Offender Transition Program, formerly known as boot camp, will be moving from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp in Newcastle, according to information provided in an email from the Wyoming Department of Corrections.  The program is slated to move to...
Senate committee advances bill removing certain public notice requirements in newspapers   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE – A Senate committee advanced a bill Thursday that would remove some of the public notices that local governments are required to...

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Sophomore Jacob Prell went 5-1 in the quads Friday and Saturday in Newcastle, with his only loss coming in a battle which resulted in a pin late in the third period. Kiah Miller, below left, achieved a huge goal of wrestling a whole match in an exhibition match against Thunder Basin on Saturday. Pictured, coach Lee McCoy gives her advice after her loss by decision.

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The pandemic caused the Dogies/Bobcats to drop their annual tournament in Newcastle this season, but the squad still managed to get in six matches by hosting back-to-back quads last Friday and Saturday, and they put their best foot forward for the hometown fans. ...

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Kale Corley dropped down to his fighting weight of 145 following the Christmas break and in his first match in that category, he dominated his Glenrock opponent last Thursday, getting the pin 40 seconds into the second period.

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   After a three week hiatus, the Newcastle/Upton wrestling squad had only one dual to start off the new year, but they hit the ground running and brought home a decisive win.  The Dogie/Bobcat team traveled to Glenrock Thursday to take on the Herders for the second...

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