By Pat VerSteeg – Cheyenne Public School’s November and December Students of the Month, Bree Woodard and Mackenzie Coker, were honored this past week at Kiwanis/Senior Citizens’. Principal Whitney Moore and Mrs. Cassie Romberg were on hand to recognize the achievements of these outstanding CHS Seniors. Mrs. Moore introduced Bree Woodard and Mackenzie Coker as examples of Cheyenne School’s shining stars who demonstrate much promise for the future.
By Scott Biggs, State Executive Director in Oklahoma, USDA Farm Service Agency
— The clock is ticking… March 16 is THE LAST day to make what is likely one of the most important business decisions you will make for your farming operation this year.
The regular meeting for the Washita Chapter NSDAR was on February 10, 2020 at the Café Clinton. The chapter Regent Nancy Lisle call the meeting to order and led the opening ritual, assisted by Chaplin Rose Millspaugh. Mareen Hallmark led the Pledge of Allegiance , Linda Stewart the American’s Creed and Marilyn Wilson the Preamble to the Constitution. Accompanied by Doris Minor, the group sang a patriot song.
Cheyenne, OK, February 12, 2020 – Fire managers at the Black Kettle National Grassland will conduct prescribed fires on several of the Grassland units sometime between late February and early July, 2020, when weather conditions are favorable.
The Senior Boys of the Chey- enne FFA Chapter
have built and erected
a “Welcome to Chey- enne”
sign, south of town. The sign reflects the quality that a FFA member should
develop and possess. Members pictured with the sign
are R.C. Moler, Terry Kyle, Wendell Coots,
Phillip Hills, Dwayne Roark, Russell Calvert,
Dan Swartwood, Warren Lackey, David Denney, Wallice Kirk, Steven Rook and Buster Tidwell.
D.C. – Con-
gressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) recently
named Megan Trantham
as a Field Representative in his Canadian County Office. Megan,
a native of Boise City, Oklaho-
ma, graduated from Oklahoma State University in May of 2019 from the College of Agricultural
Sciences and Natural Resources where she majored
in Agri- cultural Communications and Agribusiness.
She will serve 12 counties
which include Ci- marron, Texas, Beaver, Harp-
er, Ellis, Dewey, Roger Mills,
Custer, Beckham, Washita,
Cad- do, Greer, Kiowa,
Harmon, and Jackson Counties. Serving as a Field Representative, Megan will represent Representative Frank Lucas at meetings
and events throughout her region while also conducting staff outreach on be- half of the office.
The Lady Bears
claimed the District
Championship with a hard fought 35-24 win over the
Lady Bulldogs. C/R
led 12-9 after
one as five
different players scored and extended the lead to 19-10 at the break on
a trey at the buzzer from Jaidyn Greer. In
the third quarter, neither team could hit shots, and the score was 23-13
heading into the final stanza. The Lady Bears kept Sentinel at bay the entire
quarter and won by a final score of 35-24. Jaidyn Greer hit for 10 points while
Alie Parkhurst had 8 points to go along with 7 rebounds and 4 assists.
Abbie Barton grabbed 7 rebounds and had 2 blocks.