News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Mar 8, 2013 - Staff
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "Law enforcement ups St. Patrick's Day patrolling" should have said that Fremont County Deputy Sheriff Arnie Zertuche pointed out that St. Patrick's Day falls on a weekend this year. He reminded citizens that "buzzed driving is drunk driving."
Jake Korell, 98, of Riverton died at his home on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Services are pending through the Davis Funeral Home.
Gary Bauer, 63, of Riverton died Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Davis Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.
Linda Brantley, 62, died Sunday, March 3, in her home. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the Eagle Hall in Riverton. Cremation has taken place.
Jacqueline (Smith) Norsworthy, 83, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, at home in Greeley, Colo. A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the VFW, 1800 Bryan Stock Trail Road, in Casper and will be officiated by Whalan Woodwoth.
Bill Elders Presentation, sponsored by the Fremont County Historical Society, is at 1 p.m. at the Hudson Town Hall. Attendees are asked to bring a side dish and table service. For more information, call 332-9499.
UW Vocal Ensemble Concert is at 3 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre at Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck Ave., Riverton. Two all-male vocal music ensembles will perform. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students.
Community Supper is at 5 p.m. at the Headwaters Arts and Conference Center, 20 Stalnaker St., Dubois. For more information, call 455-2687.
Blood Drive is 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Shoshoni Senior Citizens Center, 214 E. Second St. To schedule an appointment, visit www.bloodhero.com, sponsor code "shoshoni" or call Marge Currah at 876-2488.
City Council Work Session is at 7 p.m. at Riverton City Hall, 816 N. Federal Blvd., Riverton.
A daughter was born to Marcilynn Limberhand, of Riverton, and Ramon Castillo Jr., of Havre, Mont., and 7:21 p.m. Feb. 12, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces.
A son was born to Cassie Peterson and Michael Daniels, of Dubois, at 8:42 p.m. Feb. 8, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces.
A son was born to Caitlin Lincoln, of Arapahoe, at 9:43 p.m. Feb. 15, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces.
A son was born to Krista Heiker, of Afton, and Brian Heiker, of Freedom, at 6:15 a.m. Feb. 21, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 10.5 ounces.
Divorces granted in Fremont County District Court:
Anthony E. Skinner from Victoria Skinner. Joint custody of minor child. Wife's former name of Mora restored.
Erik J. Smith from Julie K. Smith. Joint custody of minor child.
Sandra Lee Smith from Michael D. Smith. Wife's former name of Lynn restored.
In Riverton Police reports Thursday to Friday morning:
- Ismael Escamilla, 20, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence, possession of marijuana, minor in possession, open container and driving under suspension.
Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports Thursday to Friday morning:
- No arrests were recorded during this timeframe.
- Fremont County Fire Protection District Chief Craig Haslam reminded residents that 2 a.m. Sunday marks the beginning of daylight savings time, when people should set their clocks forward one hour. Haslam recommended they also take the opportunity to check the batteries in their smoke detectors.
"Smoke detectors save lives," Haslam said Friday.
Anyone who does not have a smoke detector can call the FCFPD at 857-3030.