Santorum gets straw poll nod in Lander Republican Party caucus; Riverton, Shoshoni & Dubois caucus tonight

(Lander) – Fremont County Republicans from Lander and Hudson area precincts gave a close straw-poll victory to Rick Santorum for President Tuesday night. Meeting at the Fremont County Courthouse, the GOP Caucus participants, numbering 55, voted Mitt Romney second with 18, Ron Paul third with 9 and Newt Gingrich fourth with 8. It was the county party’s first Presidential Straw Poll vote. Dubois, Shoshoni and Riverton caucuses will be held tonight and the results will be reported after all the precincts have called in their results, said County Party Chairman John Birbari.

Bernard T. McCoy

Funeral services for Bernard T. McCoy of Riverton are at 10 a.m., on Thursday, Feb. 23, at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Riverton with the Rev. Father John Gaffney officiating. Interment follows at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.
A rosary is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton with visitation one hour prior to the rosary.
Mr. McCoy died at Riverton Memorial Hospital on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. He was 91.