News in Brief

Yards of the WEEK Platonic Club Yard of the Week: Jackie & Zelda Payne Sorosis Club Yard of the Week: Gary & Melanie CoffinSMITH 50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Everyone is invited to the 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration honoring John & Joyce Smith on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church in Cheyenne. RSVP to Penny 256-457-3231 or

SUZANN VERSTEEG RETIREMENT PARTY You are invited to a Retirement Party honoring Suzann VerSteeg on Monday, July 24, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., at the Roger Mills County Courthouse, Courtroom No. 1. Please join us in celebrating her 26.5 years of service to the District Attorney’s Office.

4-H CLOVERBUD WORKSHOP We’re wild about Cloverbuds please join us July 21st from 10:00am to 1:30pm at the Cheyenne Ag Pavilion. This is open to youth ages 5 to 8. There will be crafts, games, and activities. Lunch will be provided. Hosted by the Roger Mills County Jr. And Sr. 4-H. For more information please contact the County Extension Office at: 1-580-497-3339

QUILT GUILD MEETING The Western Oklahoma Quilt Guild welcomes Janet Leigh North to their next meeting on Monday, July 24th, at 7pm in the Senior Citizens Building in Clinton. She will present her new pattern “North Star.” Contact Saska Koch who has the pre-class instructions for the Tuesday workshop. Guests are always welcome!!

BECKHAM COUNTY DEMOCRATIC MEETING The Beckham County Democratic MONTHLY meeting will be on Thursday, July 27th at 6:30 at the Elk City Cowboy Cafe located on South Main Street, across from Long John Silvers. EVERYONE IS WELCOMED TO JOIN US FOR GREAT COFFEE AND CONVERSATION! CALL Diana Spurlock at 580.243.9414 for any questions.

CHAMBER ARTS & CRAFT SHOW The Cheyenne Roger Mills Chamber is gearing up for the Annual Arts & Crafts Show. This year’s show will be on Saturday, November 18th. Booth spaces are available. If you want to make a little extra money and have something to sell, reserve a space today. Booths are $35.00 for an 8 x 10 space. The space includes one 8-foot table and two chairs. For more information or to reserve a booth space contact the Chamber office at 580-497-3318or Penny at 580-497-3354.

LEF SCHOOL SUPPLY FUNDRAISER Leedey Education Foundation is once again partnering with churches, clubs, businesses, and individuals in our community to provide school supplies for all Leedey students (PreK- 12) for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. The Leedey Education Foundation’s goal is once again to provide all the supplies for all the students in Leedey School this year. Those wishing to help meet this goal can send donations to Leedey Education Foundation, P. O. Box 314, Leedey, OK 73654, or take them to Gina Heck at The Bank of the West. Please designate “School

CHAMBER SELLING COLORADO PEACHES The Cheyenne-Roger Mills Chamber of Commerce will be selling Colorado Peaches with a tentative delivery date of Saturday, August 19. To purchase Peaches $40/box or Pears $30/box please contact the Chamber at 580-497-3318 or email

BIBLE SCHOOL at CRAWFORD MAGNOLIA Bible School at Magnolia Baptist Church in Crawford will begin Sunday, July 23rd and end Wednesday, July 26th, 5:30-8:15 pm each evening.

BATTLEFIELD FULL MOON WALKS WHAT: Battlefield FULL MOON WALKS WHO: All Ages! WHERE: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Overlook on Highway 47A WHEN: 9:00 PM, Saturday, August 5th

RMC Fall FAIR ~ AUGUST 23-25 The Roger Mills County Fall Fair will be held August 23-25, 2017. Fair catalogs can be picked up at the OSU Extension Office in Cheyenne, Mon-Fri 8-4:30. Hay entries need to be brought to the Office by Monday, July 31, 2017. If you have any questions, please call 497-3339.

SNO CONES in REYDON MiMi’s Ice Ice Babies is now open in Reydon from 3-8:30 Tuesday-Saturday.

RMC GENEALOGY MEETING Roger Mills Genealogical Society will meet August 3, 2017, at the Minnie R Slief Library, Cheyenne at 2 p.m. Members are asked to bring pictures and stories of their school days. Guests are welcomed.

CHEYENNE TAG OFFICE NOTICE The Cheyenne Tag Office will re-open pending approval from the Oklahoma Tax Commission. ~Lawanda Kirk

SUMMER SACK LUNCH MINISTRY The Summer Sack Lunch Ministry will provide lunches in Cheyenne, Monday through Friday through August 9th. The lunches are free to anyone in need. Locations: 11:15-11:30 at the Methodist Church; 11:45-12:15 at Dobson Telephone and 12:20-12:50 at the City Park. For more information, please call the Cheyenne United Methodist Church at 580-497-2148.

MENDING FENCES PROGRAM Whether you are recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction, co-dependency, abuse, depression, divorce, grief or just feel like life ran over you, this is the place to find support, freedom and healing as you recover. Meetings every Monday – 6:30 pm large group worship & lesson; 7:30 pm small group discussion& sharing. Washita Cowboy Fellowship, 306 E Broadway, Cheyenne. 580-449-1228. Child care provided.