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Reydon 4-H Club Elects Officers 

On January 12, 2021 the Reydon Local 4H club met for their monthly meeting in the school commons area.Outgoing President Tyler York called the meeting to order and the Cloverbuds and 4H members assisted with the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4H Pledge.They had 12 Jr & Sr 4H Members present with 1 adult and […]

Genealogy Members Complete Journals & Scrapbooks 

Each January Genealogical meeting, the members update, file and review all the family requests, obituaries, books, periodicals and family histories. Additionally, the journals and scrapbook for the year are prepared. So, on January 7, 2021, members Lu Eisler, Doris Minor, Dale Tracy, Allen Atha, Gloria Hargrave, Laura Garcia and Judy Tracy completed these tasks. The […]

Assessor Announces Assessment Dates 

Sarah Batterton, Roger Mills County Assessor announces that she will be at the following locations to take assessments: Reydon City Hall – Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Hammon Sr. Citizens Center – Tuesday, January 26, 2021 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Monday, March 15th, 2021 is the deadline to […]

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago 

A Garden City, Kansas couple and dog were found dead in Stinson’s Motel in Hammon January 14th. They were identified as W.W. “Buck” Snow 55 and his wife Alene, 56, who had come to Hammon to visit his brother H.V. Snow. They checked into the motel about 9pm Tuesday. Cause of death was determined to […]

Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Update on Cattle Herd Dynamics 

Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist — Much of 2020 has been preoccupied with daily and weekly slaughter numbers, carcass weights and boxed beef prices, along with monthly cattle on feed dynamics. The intertemporal volatility through the year adds to challenge of assessing what, exactly, is the situation regarding the cattle […]

Oklahoma Farm to School Program Offers Crop Block Grant 

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. —Now through March 1, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry’s Farm to School program is accepting applications for school garden kits on behalf of the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant. The primary aim of these school gardens is to not only promote healthy eating habits, but also educate students on […]

Pre-Retirees: Plan Now for Health Care Costs 

If you’re close to retirement, you’ll have several financial issues to consider. But you’ll want to pay attention to one of the most important of these issues: health care costs. How can you prepare yourself for these expenses? First, get an early start on estimating health care costs. More than two-thirds of those planning to […]

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 […]