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Rev. Douglas Tuck

The Rev. Douglas Tuck, 78, died at his home near Pavillion on Friday afternoon, May 4, 2012.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Community Church in Rockingham, N.C. Pastor Jon Martin officiates. Interment will be at the Northam Cemetery in Rockingham. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Carter Funeral Home in Rockingham.

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Toxicology tests negative on driver of vehicle that struck and injured child

(Lander, Wyo.) — Lander Police Chief Jim Carey Wednesday reported that toxicology tests on the driver of a vehicle that struck and injured a two-year-old child last month came back negative. “As we expected, the results showed no illegal substances in the bloodstream of Pauline Fross,” Carey said. “Any time we have a fatal or serious injury crash, our policies and procedures dictate that we conduct such testing.”

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Palmer to Run for House District 54 Seat in Lander

(Lander, Wyo.) — Bruce Palmer has announced that he intends to run for the Wyoming Legislature representing House District 54. Palmer, 55, a Democrat and 22-year resident of Lander, currently serves on the Fremont County School District 1 board of education. He has served for six years as a board member with two of the years as the board president.

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CWC graduates class of 17 nursing students Thursday

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College graduates a class of 17 nurses Thursday, May 10 at the 28th annual CWC Nurses’ Pinning in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre. The 7 p.m. ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of the nursing class one night before commencement, which is held in the Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 11.

Chuck Yardas Sr., left, was recognized by Parks and Recreation Director Sara Felix and the City Council Tuesday night for his nearly six decades of service to Lander. (Ernie Over photo)

Chuck Yardas recognized for nearly six decades of volunteer service to Lander by City Council Tuesday night

Chuck Yardas Sr., left, was recognized by Parks and Recreation Director Sara Felix and the City Council Tuesday night for his nearly six decades of service to Lander. (Ernie Over photo)