Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Secretary of State John Rogers announced today that eleven students of Cheyenne High School will receive the Secretary of State’s Award for achievement of the highest degree of excellence in study of Oklahoma History.

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Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Feed and Forage Situation

A large area of low-level drought is building in the west from western Kansas to northern California and the Pacific Northwest. Some of the worst drought areas are in Colorado and surrounding regions and in Oregon.

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

The Hammon Old Settlers Reunion started at 3 o’clock Friday afternoon with an unusual race between a greyhound and a quarter horse. The Greyhound “No Baby” owned by Bennie Cole beat “Old Rebel” quarter horse owned by Dennis Orgain in the 200-yard race. Quarter Horse Show Winners were:

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Dan’s Corner GARDEN TIPS FOR MAY!

Trees and Shrubs • Prune and feed azaleas immediately after blooming. • Insect Alert: (EPP-7306) • Bagworms on juniper and arborvitae. (Late May) • Elm leaf beetles and larvae on…

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Dan’s Cow – Calf Corner Grocery Disruptions Continue Amid Beef Processing Chaos

Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist — COVID-19 continues to sweep through packing plant workers leading to severe disruptions in beef processing. Estimated cattle slaughter for the week ending May 2 was 425,000 head, down 38 percent year over year. Total cattle slaughter has averaged 26.4 percent lower than last year over the past four weeks, a decrease of 689,000 head and a little more than one week of cattle slaughter at this time of year. The backlog of slaughter cattle is growing rapidly.

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

David Hall, candidate for Governor, will speak at the Old Settlers Reunion in Hammon. The Schedule of Events include: Cross Country 12 miler Foot Race from Butler to Hammon, Indian Youth Sing & Dance, Foot Races, Sack Races, Turtle Races, Parade, Battle of Officers & Bank Robbers, Free BBQ Lunch, Contest of Best Dressed – Pioneer & Western, Rodeo, Old Fiddlers Contest and Street Dance. On Friday there will be a race between horse and greyhound, Open Horse Show, Street Dance and Teenage Dance. The welcome will be given by Rev. Wilbur Mease, President of Lions Club; Response by Glen Kelly, Mayor of Elk City; Master of Ceremonies is Albert Stinson. Cheyenne Eighth Grade Honor Students are Harry Coker, Valedictorian and Melda Canoon and Rodney Newcomb (rook) Salutatorians.

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Alexia LeGrand and Roy LeGrand, Reydon 4-H Club, were named Grand Champions in the Senior 4-H Dress Revue and Appropriate Dress Contest. Alternates chosen were De Ann Garver, Reydon and Nicky Smith, Reydon. Champion winners in the Junior 4-H Division were Tammy Dickason, Crawford, Dress Revue Scott Hartman, Berlin, Boys Appropriate Dress; Lawana Hyman, Crawford, speech and Douglas Jefcoat, Reydon, speech.

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Alexia LeGrand and Roy LeGrand, Reydon 4-H Club, were named Grand Champions in the Senior 4-H Dress Revue and Appropriate Dress Contest. Alternates chosen were De Ann Garver, Reydon and Nicky Smith, Reydon. Champion winners in the Junior 4-H Division were Tammy Dickason, Crawford, Dress Revue Scott Hartman, Berlin, Boys Appropriate Dress; Lawana Hyman, Crawford, speech and Douglas Jefcoat, Reydon, speech.

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Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner USDA Offers Help for the Cattle Industry

Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist — Last week, USDA announced a total of $19 billion for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). The program includes $16 billion in direct payments to farmers and ranchers including $9.5 billion of emergency funding from the CARES Act and $6.5 billion of funding from the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC).

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Argus Hamilton Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Copyright 2020

HOLLYWOOD–God Bless America, and how’s everybody?
Los Angeles grocery stores posted notices Friday telling customers for the sake of public safety they
must wear a mask in the store. I don’t know much about public safety, but yesterday I saw a photo of
O.J. Simpson at the grocery store in Vegas wearing gloves and a mask. It was like old times.
Psychology Today said home quarantine provides you with unique experiences that bring you enjoyment.
After Sunday, I now view the pandemic with more appreciation. Thanks to the virus, I got to watch
Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus win the Masters on the same weekend.

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