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Apply Early for Absentee Ballots 

Voters in Roger Mills County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the November 3rd General Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Jana Maddux said today. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ballots until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Maddux urged voters who want […]

Long-Term Care Residents Honored During Residents’ Rights Month, October 

By Cherrie Nutley, SWODA Area Agency on Aging Ombudsman Supervisor -- Across the country, residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities along with family members, ombudsmen, citizen advocates, facility staff and others will honor the individual rights of long-term care residents by celebrating Residents’ Rights Month. Residents’ Rights Month is an annual event […]

Cheyenne, Oklahoma Center of Old West By Dale Tracy 

While musing about the upcoming Draggin’ Main event and the progress of the restoration of the Rook Theater, I thought about some of the movies my friends and I used to watch at THE ROOK in the 1950s.

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Cheyenne Student Honored in Statewide Art Contest 

Reopening of School Forum Set for Cheyenne Parents 

OBU Honor Roll 

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago 

Nelda Tucker, a Roger Mills County 4-H’er from Sayre, earned a $50 bond for her safety project at the recent 4-H Record Book Judging at Oklahoma State University. Mrs. Tucker, 18, received the bond from Folger Coffee Company.

Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Repeatability of Calving Difficulty 

Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist -- An Oklahoma cow/calf producer once asked about the repeatability of calving difficulty in young cows. He had a two-year-old heifer that endured a very difficult delivery. After the event is over and the cow and calf are doing well, the rancher can’t help but ask […]

Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Cattle Trade Update 

Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist -- Total cattle imports in July were down 4.1 percent with year to date total cattle imports up 14.7 percent year over year for the January through July period.

Cheyenne 50 Years Ago 

The Cheyenne FHA Chapter had a watermelon picnic at Dead Indian Lake August 14, 1969. The President Gayle Swartwood called the meeting to order and asked each girl to introduce herself and the grade they were in. Those attending were Seniors: Janet Green and Karen Daniels; Juniors: Nyla Young, Gayle Swartwood, Colleen Keahey, Jackie Scrivner, […]