Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Both the grade and high schools of Cheyenne won trophies in the 5-County Music Festival held in Hammon last week. Mrs. L.L. Males is Director of Music in the Cheyenne schools. Arapaho won the sweepstakes trophy and Leedey and Cheyenne tied for the first place trophy awarded to the outstanding high school choir. Cheyenne’s Grade School Choir won the trophy in the grade school division.

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

The 200-vaccine dose allotted for Cheyenne to inoculate children ran out long before the waiting lines of children did. Dr. Buster said make-up clinics would be held as soon as additional vaccine was available and that public notice of the dates would be given.

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Steve Gondalez Reyna born January 3, 1870 was the first baby of the year at Roger Mills County Memorial Hospital in Cheyenne. The 6 pound, 13-1/2 ounce boy is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Steve Reyna of Strong City.

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Donald (Don) W. Dye has been named Undersheriff of Roger Mills County. The new undersheriff comes to this county from Lubbock, Texas where he served 8 years on the police force, 3 years of which was in the canine department. Mr. Dye, his wife and their four children, ages 10, 7, 5 and 1 year have moved to Cheyenne. Don is a son of Paul Dye of Cheyenne.

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

The first snow of the year provided some pretty scenery. Most of the snow in the county drifted and very little moisture was provided. Our temperatures dropped to a new low of around 8 degrees. Wm. D. Shockey has resigned as undersheriff of Roger Mills County, a position he has held for the past four years. Mr. Shockey resigned to become marshal for the City of Hammon which pays a greater salary then he was receiving as undersheriff.

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Spec Lester and his Mule Team & Wagon were out giving children a ride on Christmas Eve. This probably was the first time many children had ridden in a wagon.

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