Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Mr. & Mrs. John Varnell will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary November 29th at their home in Sayre. Hosts and hostesses will be their twelve children: Mrs. Irene Throckmorton, Pampa, Texas; Mrs. Florence Cox, Elk City, Oklahoma; Ruth Musick, Cheyenne, Oklahoma; Mrs. Lois Marshall, Sayre, Oklahoma; Mrs. Margie Green, Roswell, New Mexico; Mrs. Fay Lindsey, El Pasto, Texas; Clarence Varnell, Holdenville, Oklahoma; Johnie Jr. Varnell, Sayre, Oklahoma; George Varnell, Sayre, Oklahoma; Poley Varnell, Delhi, Oklahoma; Arlin Varnell, El Paso, Texas; Jackie Varnell, Sayre, Oklahoma.

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HOLLYWOOD–God Bless America, and how’s everybody? Donald Trump will spend his Thanksgiving in the White House while Joe Biden celebrates in Delaware. The Electoral College will meet in three weeks and settle the election once and for all. I guess it wouldn’t be the holidays if Americans didn’t have to choose between a turkey and a fruitcake. First Baptist Church of Dallas minister and Trump supporter Reverend Jim Jeffries called on his congregation and TV viewers to pray for Biden. In a way, the election was like the time in the bible when Jesus fed the multitude. The Democrats took five votes and turned them into five thousand.

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Oklahoma Wheat ‘Ugly’ but Weathers Recent Freezing Rain Fine

By Donald Stotts, Stillwater, Okla. – Alternating weeks of warm and cold weather are typical this time of year in the Southern Plains, but the recent cold snap across much of Oklahoma still seemed significant. In some ways, that proved to be true: Freezing rain that hit Oklahoma at the end of October caused widespread power outages still being addressed in certain communities and regions.

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Dan’s Cow – Calf Corner The Current State of Beef Demand

Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist — By many measures, beef demand has remained remarkably strong since the pandemic started in March. The first half of the year was characterized by unparalleled disruptions in both beef supply and demand.

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A Lot to Be Thankful For By Congressman Markwayne Mullin

Thanksgiving is hands down my favorite holiday and it’s not just because of all the delicious food we eat. I love this time of year because it’s a time to reflect on everything we have to be thankful for and the many gifts the Lord has bestowed upon us.

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

In keeping with the spirit of Thanksgiving, twenty-five $5 dollar bills will be given away on Wednesday, November 25th. To be eligible, you must register with the Cash Day Committee, which will be directing the Thanksgiving Give-Away.

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Ideas for Thanking Your Family

It’s almost Thanksgiving. And although 2020 may have been a difficult year for you, as it has been for many people, you can probably still find things for which you can be thankful – such as your family. How can you show your appreciation for your loved ones?

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Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Breeding Cows and Heifers on Wheat Pasture

Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist — Many areas of Oklahoma received some moisture this past week, giving hope that wheat pasture may be available for use as a winter feed. Some producers may have questions about the utilization of wheat pasture for growing replacement heifers or cows before, during, and after the breeding season. Anecdotal reports of unsatisfactory breeding performance occasionally surface when replacement heifers have been exposed to bulls or AI while grazing wheat forages.

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Protect Your Finances from “Cyberthieves”

You’ve no doubt heard reports of personal data being stolen and used for financial fraud – anything from online shopping on your credit cards to actual theft from your financial accounts. This problem won’t go away anytime soon – but you can take steps to defend yourself. Here are a few suggestions:

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

On Saturday, November 7, 1970 a recount was held in the County Commissioner election between Weldon Davis, incumbent and Jack Barton. The recount started showing Davis with 520 votes and Barton with 521. This is the closest race in the history of Roger Mills County. The official returns showed Davis with 524 votes and Barton was the winner with 526 votes.

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