Mohr for You

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I, Kevin Mohr, pledge my candidacy for the Cheyenne School Board of Education. I bring diverse perspectives and experiences to benefit our community through our school. It is true that I do not have children in the Cheyenne Public School system. However, I do have two young daughters at Reydon, a 7th grader and a 3rd grader.

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day

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The National Vietnam War Veterans Day is celebrated on March 29th in the United States. It was made a recognized annual holiday in 2017 when it was signed into law by President Trump. March 29th is the day that the last of the troops were withdrawn in 1973. This is a separate holiday from Veterans Day which is celebrated on November 11, as it marks the end of World War I.

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Youth Expo

Katelin Scott won two classes at the 2020 Oklahoma Youth Expo and had the Reserve Division Champion and Reserve Grand Horned Bred and Owned Hereford. Katelin is the daughter of…

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Joe (Jody) Ellen Terry 1940 – 2020

Joe Ellen Brummett Terry (Jody) was born on August 20, 1940 to C.Y. and Genevene Brummett. She was raised and attended schools in Enid, OK. In 1965 she went to Bass Hospital in Enid, OK. and trained as a nurse’s aide, working there for four years. She was also employed at nursing homes and with the home health organization. She met and married Clyde Terry and they were married 40 and a half years. They married on August 4, 1972 and put 7 children together. Her four Peggy, Dennis, Tully and Scott and his three Bryan, Steve and Shelia. For a while they lived in Texas then to Leedey, OK. where Clyde worked in the oilfield before settling in Mooreland, OK.

One day she said, “let’s go to Colorado and buy some corn on the cob.” They came home with 300 ears of corn and sold it all in one day at the Woodward Sale Barn. Later they bought a Borden’s milk truck, naming it Big Bertha. Produce was sold out of Big Bertha for 4 years when due to Clyde’s health J’s Produce came to an end.

In 1996 Jody became a substitute teacher for Mooreland High School. She was a sub for 23 years.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Clyde, her son Scott, her mother, Genevie and father CY Brummett, her sister, Beverly Gigoux, brother Jim Brummett, son-in-law Keith Wilson and a grandson, Dalton Wilson.

Jody is survived by her son, Tully Groom of Alva OK., son Dennis Heck and daughter Peggy Heck of Leedey, OK., her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A niece Jamie and husband Monty Baker of Tulsa, OK., a nephew Dan and wife Shelia Gigoux and family of Indio, CA., other relatives and lots of friends.

Memorial donations may be made to the SPCA – Animal Help in care of Shaw Funeral Home, P.O. Box 276, Vici, OK 73859. Due to the COVID19 Pandemic only viewing at Shaw Funeral Home of Vici.

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Clara Mae Bryan 1925 – 2020

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Clara Mae Bryan was born on May 18th, 1925 to Russell and Ida (Patterson) Ewing in Warsaw, IL. She was the second of four daughters. She went home to God on March 20, 2020 surrounded by her children. Attended school in rural OK in Grimes and Cheyenne, OK.

She married her dark-haired sweetheart, George Marcus Bryan on June 4th, 1943. The war called, and she became a very young military wife. When George returned home from Italy after WWII, they made their home in Western OK where they farmed and raised their four children. They enjoyed farm life and had 3 months short of 68 years together.

Clara Mae was known for her cakes and candy making that she loved to share with family and community. She also loved cross stitching which she also loved to share. She was a great woman of faith and loved God with all of her heart, soul and mind. She never met a stranger and had a ready hug for anyone and made everyone feel special.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother to an adoring family. She loved and was loved beyond measure and will be missed greatly.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George, parents Russell and Ida Ewing, two sisters, Loretta Walker and Beatrice Grunewald. Also, two precious grandchildren, April and Brent Wiederstein and a loving daughter in-law, Linda Bryan.

Survived by four children, Kendall and Donita of Weatherford, OK, Joy and Joe Wallace of Yukon, OK, Jeanette and Allen Wiederstein of Edmond, OK and Norman and Marilyn Bryan of Guthrie, OK. Grandchildren, Lisa and Paul Harrison, Jeff and Amy Bryan, Dustin and Tina Mounts, Ryan and Haley Mounts, Jonathan Mounts, Amy and Ken Waite, Brad and Wendy Wallace, Debbie Wiederstein, Heath and Tiffany Wiederstein, Lance and Sarah Bryan and Paige and Jordan Sowers. She is survived by twenty-one great grandchildren.

We extend our gratitude to the Lionwood Retirement Center for their love and care of our mother. Also, for Dr. Karen Ross, her personal physician who went above and beyond loving and caring for our mother.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to In Search of the Lord’s Way.

Private Family Services were held Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Matthews Funeral Home.

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Show Time

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SHOW TIME…Cheyenne FFA members recently showed their Heifers at the 2020 Oklahoma Youth Expo. Pictured left to right: MS. Hayli Miller, Cheyenne Ag Instructor, Kody Robertson, Rylan Reno, Bryson Robertson and Casen Rogers. (Photo submitted)

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NREC Announces Christmas Card Contest Winners

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NFEC Winners-Sayre (l to r) Tanner Dye, Erin Pruitt, (not pictured) Tristan Barnes, and Colten Vidaurri. (Photos provided)

Just like Santa and all the elves, you all delivered! We received nearly 50 submissions of colorful holiday designs for NFEC’s first-annual Christmas Card Contest and we were amazed!

Selecting the winners wasn’t an easy process; the creativity and talent in classrooms in our service area is inspiring. Thank you to all the parents and teachers who encouraged their students to apply. We can’t wait to see next year’s entries!

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Wash, Wash, Wash, Your Hands!

Did you know the Journal Environmental Health reported that only 5% of people wash their hands correctly? If you’re feeling a little grossed out by that, we’d like to help by offering some pro tips to get those hands clean, and keep germs away.

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I Can Do It, You Can Do It, We Can Do It!

The increasing spread of COVID-19 across our nation is starting to make even the calmest among us begin to get anxious. It’s easy to wrap ourselves up in our own fears and worries, thinking only as far as those we are immediately responsible for – kids, parents, grandparents, our pets. But this is also an opportunity for us to begin to think about our communities.

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Mrs. C.A. Jencks celebrated her 89th Birthday March 15th at her daughter’s home. She is one of the old pioneers in the community. She and her husband filed on a farm south of town in 1900. She has taken the Cheyenne Star as long as it has been published. Those attending were: Mr. & Mrs. Frank Bowers, Carol Ann & Doug Little, Mr. & Mrs. Louie Burrows, Mr. & Mrs. Oren Jencks, Mr. & Mrs. Bill Pasby, Terry, Tammy and Gary; Mr. & Mrs. Ronnie Jencks, Jackie and Windy, Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Whitney, Mr. & Mrs. Durlan Miller and Roy, Mr. Jim Wood and four daughters, and Mrs. Vern Jencks. The following is the results of the Spelling Bee held Thursday, March 19, in Cheyenne.

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