News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Apr 18, 2012 - Staff
Funeral services for Maria E. "Mary" Martinez, 91, are at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20, at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Riverton. A rosary is at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Mrs. Martinez died Monday, April 16, at Wind River Healthcare in Riverton. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Jaime Padron, 40, died Friday, April 6, while on duty as an officer for the Austin (Texas) Police Department. He was related to Jerry and Faye Cox, Betty Cox and Eric, and Elana Cox of Riverton. Funeral services, with honors, were Wednesday, April 11, at Shoreline Church in Austin. His body was then taken to San Angelo, Texas, for a rosary and funeral mass. U.S. Marine Corps honors followed in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens in San Angelo.
James L. "Jim" Pigg, 46, died Monday, April 16, at his home in Riverton. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Memorials may be made to the Tough Enough Cancer Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.theDavisFuneral
Marlene F. SunRhodes, 53, of St. Stephen's, died Monday, April 16, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday, April 23, at Great Plains Hall at Arapahoe. Interment follows at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery at St. Stephen's. Rosary is at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Great Plains Hall with a wake following. Online condolences may be made at www.theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Francesca L. Teton, 28, of Fort Washakie, died Monday, April 16, at the Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at Rocky Mountain Hall in Fort Washakie. Interment is in the Sacajawea Cemetery at Fort Washakie. A wake begins at 7 p.m. Friday at Rocky Mountain Hall. Online condolences may be made at www.the
Funeral services for Bernard J. "Buddy" Wolfe, 60, are at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at the funeral home. Mr. Wolfe died Sunday, April 15, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.the
Bookies Book Club is at noon at the Senior Citizen's Center, 205 S. 10th St., Lander.
Business After Hours is 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Wyoming National Bank/Vincent Financial, 685 Main St., Lander. For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 332-3892.
Juried Art Exhibit Reception is 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 19 at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Gallery at Central Wyoming College. The winners of the Juried Student Art Exhibit are announced during this public reception.
Film: Higher Ground is at 7 p.m. in the Little Theater at the Lander Library, 200 Amoretti St. Celebrate mountaineering through the eyes of world-class climbers. The film is part of the Earth Day Film Series.
Riverton High School Vocal Concert is 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 19 at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre at Central Wyoming College. RHS choral groups and vocalists will perform Festival pieces. Event is free.
Showcase 2012 is 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Arts Center Dance Studio at Central Wyoming College. People never know what to expect from this adventuresome blend of one-act plays, comedy sketches, musical numbers and dance pieces, but you can be sure it will be fun, innovative and cutting edge.
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In Riverton police reports from Tuesday to Wednesday morning:
- Eldon Antelope, 47, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear.
- Dallas Dresser, 24, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication.
- Jesse Bell, 27, of Riverton, was arrested for battery (domestic violence) and on a warrant for contempt of court.
- Jason Bell, 33, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for contempt of court.
- The Riverton Police Department is partnering with Smith's Food and Drug Center for the National Drug Take Back on Saturday, April 28.
RPD Capt. Eric Murphy said his agency will have an officer in the grocery store's parking lot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. accepting any old or outdate prescription medications.
Smith's is located at 1200 West Main St.
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Tuesday to Wednesday morning:
- Leon Tillman, 45, of Fort Washakie, was arrested for attempting to elude, driving under the influence and interference with police.
- During the same time period, ambulance crews responded to nine calls for assistance and firefighters responded to none.