Category: 50 Years

Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

SANTA IS COMING!! Christmas Eve will be a great day in Cheyenne according to plans made by business people of this city. Events include a FREE picture show, a give-away of twenty $5 bills, a visit from Santa and treats for...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Cheyenne School will present Christmas in Song in two programs. These ‘Cheyenne Stars’ will be preforming. Alexia Reynolds, Christi Martin, Ricky Wilson, Debbie Bonds, Billye Payne, Lenora Hooper, Dow Von Putman, Steven Rook,...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

An estimated crowd of 4,000 persons witnessed Cheyenne’s observance of the Battle of the Washita November 27, 1968. Overhead skies were cloudy, and temperatures were near freezing throughout the day. Proof that people are...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Colorful Program Set for Battle of the Washita Centennial – On November 27, Cheyenne in Roger Mills County, will have its biggest day in many years when the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Washita is commemorated in a...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Augusta Metcalfe will be inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame under the direction of the Oklahoma Historical Society. No greater honor has ever come to Roger Mills County than that of having one of its residents, the pioneer...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Clifford Berry of Reydon collected the first deer of the country for this archery season. Berry made a fine shot on the four-point buck about five miles east of Reydon. Cheyenne Cash Day Drawing winners were J.C. Trent, Erma...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

There will be hundreds of people participating in the Battle of the Washita pageant to be staged on the site of the historic battle near Cheyenne on November 27th. The pageant is part of the Centennial Commemoration of the...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

James Campbell and Alexia LeGrand will be sponsored by the Roger Mills County Farmers Union and the Roger Mills County 4-H Leaders Council as delegates at the American Royal 4-H Conference in Kansas City. You need to login to...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Roger Mills County 4-H’ers brought home their share of ribbons from the Oklahoma State Fair. Awards were: Nicky Smith, Durham, 1st place Sweet Pumpkin, 1st place Spice Shelves, 3rd place Herbarium Collection, 4th place Pears....

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Honored teacher at the State Fair of Oklahoma was Dale Cockrell of Cheyenne. The annual award is sponsored by the State Fair of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Education Association, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, and the Oklahoma City...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Baxter Purcell has announced the arrival of the 1969 Chevrolet that will go on display the 27th of September. There are many new features to this year’s model. Billy McGlothlin and Ronnie Baker recently caught a record size...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Mrs. A.G.T. Vaughn, her son Allen Adrian, and his children, Robert and Patricia, of Oklahoma City, expressed great satisfaction with the Minnie R. Slief Library at its open house Sunday. Mrs. Vaughn, a sister of the late Minnie...

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