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Reel Memories & Star Tales

There are all sorts of things being planned for Draggin Main IV on October 16,2021-many of them at the Rook and Star Buildings. In addition,

Bucket Calf Show at Harvest Fair

The Bucket Calf competition is designed to introduce youth 6-12 years old to beef and dairy projects. By allowing younger children the experience of working

4-H State Roundup

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Triathalon

Bronson and Lanie Moore competed in a Triathalon over the weekend. This was Lanie’s first competition and Bronson’s third. Bronson placed fourth in his age

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YARDS of the WEEK Platonic Club – Doneta Campbell & Shawn Sorosis Club – Nehemiah & Ashlea Yager

BABY SHOWER for MAELEIGH MORRIS Everyone is invited to the Baby Shower honoring Maeleigh Morris on Saturday, August 14, 2021, 2:00pm at the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Cheyenne. She is expecting a girl! Theme is sunflowers and buttercup yellow.

LUCAS REUNION in REYDON The 2021 Lucas Reunion will be held at the Reydon American Legion Building on Aug. 7th. Lunch will be served at noon but come as early as you want and stay late. Come out and enjoy the food, stories, and laughter. Spread the word! For more info., call 580-497-7095.

CHEYENNE BLOOD DRIVE The Cheyenne Community Blood Drive will be Tuesday, August 10 from 12:30 to 5:30 at the Baptist Family Center. To schedule an appointment contact Ty Barber at 580-449-0507. Sponsored by the Cheyenne Masonic Lodge

REVIVAL at MAGNOLIA BAPTIST Everyone is invited to the Revival at Magnolia Baptist Church in Crawford August 22-25, 2021. Sunday morning and evening. Fellowship at 6pm and Service at 7pm. Larry Parvin, pastor and Lynton Street, music.

RMC FALL HARVEST FAIR The Roger Mills County Fall Fair will be held August 29-31, 2021. For more information contact the OSU Extension Office in Cheyenne, 497-3339.

SAVE THE DATE – PIONEER DAY 2021 Historic Roger Mills Preservation & Development Foundation will host Pioneer Day on September 11, 2021. Events & Activities for all ages to enjoy! Silent Auction with lots of items! Fun for the whole family!

RAFFLE & FUNDRAISER Pioneer Day Raffle & Fundraiser for Two Traeger Grills! Ticket Price $20 & two chances to win! Tickets on sale now thru September 11. Purchase tickets at the Pioneer Museum, Red River Customs, Board members or call 497-3882.

SHOP CHEYENNE PLANNING Shop Cheyenne has been set for Friday, November 5, 2021. Watch for more details to get involved!

OLD SETTLERS REUNION 2022 Planning has started for the Cheyenne & Arapaho Old Settlers Reunion April 18-22, 2022 in Cheyenne. Events will be planned all week. Make plans now to attend and watch for updates and information.

DRAGGIN’ MAIN OCTOBER 16 Plans are underway for Draggin’ Main in Cheyenne, October 16, 2021. If you would like to have a concessions area, volunteer your time or donate, please contact Scott Martin at 580-497- 6372. Watch for more information here and on Facebook.

SACK LUNCH MINISTRY Summer Sack Lunch Ministry is serving lunch from 11:30-12:30, Monday through Friday at the Cheyenne Methodist Church. Lunches are free to anyone.

MAPS AT MUSEUM IN PARK The Historical Maps, which have all 911 roads, post offices, one room schools, cemeteries as well as points of interest in our county, created by Genealogy members, are available to purchase at the Pioneer Museum in the Park for $30. They are also available from Dale Tracy or Marilyn Wilson.

GARY KIRK SCHOLARSHIP FUND The Cheyenne Educational Foundation has established a Scholarship for Cheyenne Ag Teacher Gary Kirk. The tax-deductible donation may be mailed to PO Box 142, Cheyenne, OK 73628 or deposited to the CEF account at Security State Bank. Be sure to note that the donation is for the Gary Kirk Scholarship.

RMC WIC OFFICE HOURS The Roger Mill WIC office is open every Thursday, 9:00am to 4:30pm. Call 580-497-2320 to schedule an appointment.

ROOK THEATER PROJECT If you would like to donate to the restoration of the Rook Theater in Cheyenne, please send your checks to PO Box 523, Cheyenne, OK 73628 or drop them off at Security State Bank. Please join and be a part of “Restore the Rook”. If you have stories or pictures about the Rook or the old Cheyenne Star building, please email them to friendsoftherook@gmail.com. Check out the Facebook Page Friends of the Rook.

CHEYENNE FOOD PANTRY HOURS The Food Pantry in Cheyenne is open on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 4-6:00 p.m., unless otherwise posted. For more information contact Carol Carter.

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Durham

We are still getting rain. The countryside is green and in some places the cattle stand belly deep in the grass. This is a year

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Hammon

Wow! Once again we received some good rains. Many got upwards of 1 to 2 inches on Sunday. We have been blessed with some good

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Canadian Club

Sunday dinner guests of Karen Harrel were Charles and Misti Goldston, Brandon and Allie Goldston, and Celo and C J Harrel. Supper guests in the

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Cheyenne

The start of school is upon us, and soon you will be sharing the road with school buses. Be alert to signs indicating where a

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Metcalfe Museum

In the year 1912 Augusta Metcalfe ended her personal search for recognition. Taking care of all the work on the farm and trying to promote

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Durham

What a busy week this has been. We’re still getting some rain. It was ten years ago in July that we sold all our cows

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4-H State Roundup

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SWOSU Plans Popular Organizational Fair

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s annual Organizational Fair is planned for Thursday, August 26, on the Weatherford campus. Area businesses, churches, student organizations/clubs and others will

SWOSU Fall Semester Classes Start August 16

Fall semester classes begin August 16 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Sayre, and Yukon, and enrollment continues for students who want to begin

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LEARNING…Cheyenne FFA members, Jaci Coffin, Miranda Allen and Sophia Estrada, placed 7th Overall Junior FFA Team at the Big 1 Field Day in Woodward. There

Students Attend SWOSU Band Camp

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s 66th annual band camp recently attracted nearly 500 students from three states to the Weatherford campus for Oklahoma’s oldest and longest-running