Category: 50 Years

Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Dr. Raymond L. Gause, whose former guardian is Mrs. Dick Blann of Cheyenne, is a member of the organization that has played a major roll in the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. He is chief of engineering physics branch in the...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

It was a day for celebration – it was July 4th, the birthday of the nation. It was also the birthday of E.B. Savage of Hammon and her daughter, Mrs. L.L. Males, Cheyenne. In observance of the day a group of friends and relatives...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Jodie Moad has an unusual apricot tree in his back yard. The tree is 6 years old. The apricots are the size of hen eggs and are in clusters of 6 to 10 apricots. These are the largest apricots this reporter has ever seen. A rain...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Wanda Joy Beals, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Beals, was awarded the 1969 Crisco Trophy for her outstanding work in home economics at Sweetwater High School. The Gold Trophy was presented to Miss Beals by the Home Economics...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Joe Berry caught a 5-1/2 pound bass on a rod and reel in one of the local lakes. It indicates that spring is here and fishing is close at hand. Kenneth E. Hollingsworth of Hammon was confirmed March 26 by the State Election...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

According to Ernest Lee Smith, Superintendent of Reydon High School, that the school won first place and a plaque in Math at Southwestern Interscholastic meet. The following students winning were: Kay Yowell, 1st in Algebra II;...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

The annual Bi-County Land Judging Contest was held Friday, March 28 at Hammon. Nine FFA and five 4-H teams participated. In the FFA division, Custer City won 1st place; Hammon placed 2nd. In the 4-H division, the Thomas 4-H team...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

William D. Olson of Grimes was the winner in Tuesday’s school board election. Results were Olson 64, Lee Gates 41 and Billy Harrison 25. There is only one race in the City Council election. The candidates are Vonnie Bailey,...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Three boys were injured in a traffic accident last week. George Thomas Cooper, age 16, Cheyenne, was traveling west in a 1965 Mustang when it ran off the road and overturned 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 times, landing on its top. Cooper...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

People woke up to find a beautiful winter-wonderland. The snow was estimated to be from 6 to 12 inches, and more is predicted for this week. Cheyenne brought home two of the four trophies awarded at the Tri-County Music Meet...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

Cheyenne Cash Day winners were Wayne Mustin, Emma Keahey, Maxine Musick and Bea Colburn. Reydon is installing a new water and sewer system. Funds with which to construct the new systems were obtained through a loan from the...

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Cheyenne 50 Years Ago

A near tragedy in Cheyenne was averted Thursday night. It happened like this – W.R. Krows, Adjutant of the local American Legion Post, Loyd Lee Martin, Post Vice Commander, the 7th District Commander of Dill City, District Vice...

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