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Sheridan County Chamber - Ribbon Cutting
Legerski Sausage Company had their official location ribbon cutting on July 10, 2014 by the Sheridan County Chamber.
Local sausage maker grinds out two awards
A Sheridan-based sausage company racked up two awards at the Wyoming and Colorado Meat Processors Association convention ear- lier this month. Legerski's chorizo sausage won grand champion placement in the specialty cooked sausage category and the Polish sausage was also named reserve grand champion in its respective category. "That's a big deal to me because I've never competed before," Legerski Sausage Owner Jimmy Legerski said. "It's kind of a rarity to win an award the first time, let alone two awards." Legerski said approxi- mately 75 people attended this year's convention March 14-16 in Laramie, and there were a dozen...
Sheridan Meat Company - a history
In 1894, Bill and Sell Marvin started the company. They were in the retail meat business. They operated their own slaughtering plant, sausage kitchen, and sold this through the retail store. Up until the Hendersons bought the firm, they operated from only one outlet. The Hendersons expanded the firm. Art Hufford then set up a number of retail outlets. Some of them were the Central Market, City Market, Piggly Wiggly, and the Sheridan Market, all in Sheridan. The Buffalo Grocery and Market was bought in Buffalo, and the Peoples Market in Gillette. It was during this time that the production...