Local News

Roger Mills 4-H Shooting Sports Results for the Beckham County 4-H Shoot Out Hunger Challenge and SW District Air Rifle Contest 

Cheyenne Star – Official Newspaper of Roger Mills County Results from the Roger Mills 4-H Shooting Sports teams competing at the SW District Air Rifle and Beckham County 4- H Shoot Out Hunger Challenge.

Delaware Resource Group Contributes Major Gift to SWOSU 

Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) with locations in Weatherford, Sayre and Yukon has received a generous philanthropic investment from Oklahoma City-based Delaware Resources Group (DRG) and the Busey Family— Phil G. and Cathy Busey, Brian Busey (SWOSU Class of 2005), and Philip and Heather Busey (both SWOSU Class of 2004). DRG and the Buseys are […]

Merry Christmas 

MERRY CHRISTMAS…The Washita Chapter NSDAR group met at the Veterans Wall last Wednesday to place a Christmas wreath. The Ceremony was conducted by Regent Carol Ann Batterton and Chaplain Virginia Reid. Veterans attending were David Wilson, Wayne Betterton, Ed Womack and Alex Costea. (photo provided)


Senior Year 

SWOSU President Randy Beutler Announces Retirement 

Hammon Warriors 

Cheyenne Bears 


Cheyenne 50 Years Ago 

Roger Mills County residents voted a two-mill library levy on September 9, 1969 to continue library service through the Western Library System. The total votes cast for the levy were 721. 445 voted for the levy and 275 voted against.

Cheyenne 50 Years Ago 

Nelda Tucker, a Roger Mills County 4-H’er from Sayre, earned a $50 bond for her safety project at the recent 4-H Record Book Judging at Oklahoma State University. Mrs. Tucker, 18, received the bond from Folger Coffee Company.

Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Repeatability of Calving Difficulty 

Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist — An Oklahoma cow/calf producer once asked about the repeatability of calving difficulty in young cows. He had a two-year-old heifer that endured a very difficult delivery. After the event is over and the cow and calf are doing well, the rancher can’t help but ask […]

Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Cattle Trade Update 

Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist — Total cattle imports in July were down 4.1 percent with year to date total cattle imports up 14.7 percent year over year for the January through July period.

Cheyenne 50 Years Ago 

The Cheyenne FHA Chapter had a watermelon picnic at Dead Indian Lake August 14, 1969. The President Gayle Swartwood called the meeting to order and asked each girl to introduce herself and the grade they were in. Those attending were Seniors: Janet Green and Karen Daniels; Juniors: Nyla Young, Gayle Swartwood, Colleen Keahey, Jackie Scrivner, […]