Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

The first person to receive a death sentence in the 76-year history of Roger Mills County is Felex “Buddy” Fesmire, Jr. Young Fesmire confessed to the slaying of three persons, which was also the first mass slaying in the county. The 19-year old confessed slayer who...

Cheyenne 100 Years Ago

The Durham Red Cross has enrolled new members: Laura Nichols, Mrs. Goodwin, Mrs. Shindell, D.O. Cloud, R.H. Wallace, Mrs. and Mrs. Ben Phenix, Vivian Kinzer. Roger Mills Co. Chapter of the Red Cross is fully organized with 513 members to date; Branches at Hammon,...

Cheyenne 100 Years Ago

Mr. C.A. Koons, local railroad agent at Cheyenne, reported that he had handled 85 carloads of freight during October. Wheat 11, Broomcorn 26, Other Grain 1, Cattle 25, Hogs 4; Carloads received Salt 1, Potatoes 2, Livestock 3, Building material 6, miscellaneous 10....

Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Wheat farmers of this area are jubilant over the falling of .72 inches of moisture last week. The moisture came in a slow drizzle, every drop of which penetrated into the soil. The Rook Theatre has had a new facelift recently. The building has been redecorated inside...

Cheyenne 50 Years

At a meeting of the American Legion Campbell-Cross Post #81, Cheyenne, Oklahoma, the following officers were elected for the coming year of 1967-68. Commander, Carl E. Woods; First Commander, James A. Hendershot; Adjutant, W.R. Krows; Finacne, Guy Davis; Sgt-at- Arms,...