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Leedey Mentor Honored During National Mentor Month 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Twenty-two outstanding Oklahoma mentors are being recognized by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and their community mentoring organizations during National Mentor Month in January. The honored mentors were submitted by their respective mentoring organizations across the state, and each received certificates of achievement from the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence. The certificates are […]

Lady Bison Win Championship 

Leedey Lady Bison brings home the championship trophy from the Oil Center Classic. Team members are Avery Lady, Kenna Silas, Rylie Gore, Megan Bradley, manager Haily Musick, Coach Broadbent, Karlee Danielson, Kenzee Danielson, Dallas Gill, and Rian Mann. Leedey beat Forgan in the finals with the score of 52-45. Submitted by Olga Blackketter

Bison Win Oil Center Classic Tournament 

Leedey’s basketball boys Kade Thomsen, Peyton Goodall, Jack Puffinbarger, Kayden Chapman, Nathan Hill, Luke Puffinbarger, Lucas Hill, Jace Green, Wyatt Jones, Carter Weber, Abbee Mann, Mr. McClendon, Coach Carpenter, William Palmer, Drake Page, Cade Clem, Kyler Bush, Cayne Cearlock, Jake Craig, Christian Clinesmith, and Wyatt Weeks, won the Oil Center Classic championship. They went against […]

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Lady Bison Win Championship 

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago 

Carl Shockey, 22-year-old brother of Doug Shockey, Hammon night watchman, and former deputy sheriff of Roger Mills County was killed by an explosion near Beaver on Wednesday. He died in a Tulsa hospital Thursday. Another man, Overt Brady was critically injured from the blast. The explosion occurred at Kerr-McGee Oil Company, where the men were […]

Ranchers’ Webinars Address Forage and Difficult Weather 

By Brian Brus, Stillwater, OK — The next round of the popular Ranchers Thursday Lunchtime series of teleconferences for the cattle industry moves into the area of managing cattle and forage in dry weather patterns, Oklahoma State University Extension officials said. The free events continue at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 28 through the Zoom online portal. […]

Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Beef Trade Bounces Back 

Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist — U.S. beef trade is stabilizing as the ripple effects of the initial COVID-19 disruptions continue to fade. The latest beef trade data for November shows that monthly exports were up 13.2 percent year over year. This brings the year to date total to a […]

50 Years Ago 

High winds and freezing temperatures are the worst conditions for the fire department. These conditions existed during this past week when a rash of fires broke out in this area. Thursday night at 6:20 p.m. Larry Graves home, 8 miles north of Cheyenne, caught fire. Everything was saved but extensive damage was sustained to the […]

Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner The 2021 Cattle Market Beginning Slate 

Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist — The cattle industry, like everyone else, is more than ready to move past 2020 and into a new year. While the industry will start the year with a new slate, there are numerous factors in place that will shape markets for, at least, the […]