Wyo4News Mid-Day Recap: September 24, 2021


September 24, 2021 — Here is a recap of this morning’s top Wyo4News.com local news stories.

**** No official details yet on that a vehicle pursuit by the Wyoming Highway Patrol early last evening that caused the Farson-Eden school to be locked down and some surrounding residents told to stay in their homes. The driver of the vehicle is currently in custody at the Sweetwater County Detention Center facing multiple charges.  

**** Yesterday, Sweetwater County Public Health reported that the usual supply of Oxygen Concentrator devices in the county was limited and running low. An order of Oxygen Concentrators was expected yesterday with another next week but that will still not bring supplies to normal levels. Oxygen Concentrators are scarce nationwide due to the increased numbers of positive COVID-19 patients needing oxygen treatment. Kim White with Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County said they have sent over 50 patients home on oxygen since Sept. 1.

**** Yesterday in area volleyball, it was Evanston 3-0 over Green River, Casper Natrona defeated Rock Spring 3-0, and Mountain View was a 3-0 winner over Big Piney. Today, Green River will be a Jackson and Cokeville will be at Lyman. Rock Springs will compete in the two-day Casper Invitational.

**** In area football, Lyman defeated Big Piney 42-24 Thursday. Today, Rock Springs is home tonight against Casper Natrona and Green River will host Evanston in their homecoming game. Both of those contests start at 6 p.m. Mountain View travels to Kemmerer tonight. Farson-Eden is idle this week.

**** After the first day of the competition, the Green River High boys’ tennis team is in second place in the team at the Wyoming State Tennis Champions in Gillette. The Rock Springs boys are in 15th place. In the girls’ competition, Green River is in eighth place and Rock Springs 14th place. Individual results can be found here.

**** The 3-0 Wyoming Cowboys travel to UConn this Saturday. Broadcast time at 12 noon with kick-off at 1:30 p.m. on WyoRadio’s 99.7 JACK-FM and 99KSIT.com.