Spec Lester and his Mule Team & Wagon were out giving children a ride on Christmas Eve. This probably was the first time many children had ridden in a wagon. The passing of the year 1969 into history was marked by a severe snowstorm. Weather in its extremes had its affect on Roger Mills County. Although the total amount of precipitation, 22.76 inches, was little below the 24- inch average, there were periods of sever dry weather. At other times rains fell in torrents. Then, too, there were weeks of extreme hot weather. Crop yields, excluding alfalfa, were only average,…

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