News in Brief

YARDS of the WEEK Platonic Club Yard of the Week: Mark & Gail Lovell Sorosis Club Yard of the Week: Robby & Susan Mabra

ALLEN BENEFIT ACCOUNT An account has been set up at Security State Bank in Cheyenne for Chase and Brittany Allen. Donations may be mailed to the bank at PO Box 470, Cheyenne OK 73628.

HARMON BENEFIT ACCOUNT A Benefit Account has been set up at Security State Bank in Cheyenne to help with medical expenses for Bill Harmon.

PAUL BABY SHOWER You are invited to a Baby Shower in honor of Jodi and Stephen Paul on Sunday, July 16, 2017, 2:00 pm at the First Baptist Church Cheyenne Family Center. Registered at Cheyenne Floral, Carousel Connection, Broadway Babies, Babies R Us, Target and Walmart.

SWEETWATER-MERIDIAN-BULO ALUMNI REUNION The Sweetwater-Meridian-Bulo Alumni and Former Students Association will hold its annual meeting at the Sweetwater Public School’s General Purpose Room on Saturday, July 1, 2017 beginning at 4:00 p.m. with a BBQ dinner at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is invited.

BILL BEATY TO ENTERTAIN AT DEMPSEY Bring your family and friends to the Dempsey Social on Saturday, July 01, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Bill Beaty will be singing gospel, country, and western songs for the eager crowd. A hamburger, hot dog cook out will be served, along with homemade ice cream. Families may bring a dessert. Looking forward to seeing you there.

PRODUCT DEMO BENEFIT for ALLEN’S Starlight Beauty by LaCinda will host a product demo on June 24, 2017 at the RMC Ag Pavilion in Cheyenne From 10am- Noon. There will be light refreshments and prize drawings and donations are welcome. All funds raised will be donated to Brittany and Chase Allen. Bring a friend! For more information contact Starlight Beauty by LaCinda via Facebook.

REYDON TRASH PICK-UP NOTICE The Reydon Trash Truck will run on Friday, June 23 this week. Thank You.

QUILTERS GUILD MEETING The Western Oklahoma Quilt Guild will host a return of the popular speaker Sherry Meeks of Guthrie on Monday, June 26th, at 7pm in the Senior Citizens Building in Clinton. Her program will be part history and part practical application. Guests are always welcome to our guild!

FREE SWIMMING 4th of JULY The Cheyenne swimming pool will be open Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from 1-5:00 PM for a FREE Community Swim Day. Courtesy of Roger Mills County Farm Bureau and Brian Bensch, OFBMIC Agent.

MOVIE at the BATTLEFIELD WHAT: Custer: The Man, Myths, and in the Movies WHO: All ages are welcome. WHERE: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site WHEN: Sunday, June 25th@ 2:00 p.m.

HISTORIC WEAPONS at the BATTLEFIELD WHAT: Frank Carriker, former Historian of Ft. Supply, will bring historic weapons relating to the 7th US Cavalry and discuss the advantages of these weapons when used in battle. WHERE: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site WHEN: Sunday, July 9th @ 2:00 p.m.

FOURTH of JULY CELEBRATION The Cheyenne United Methodist Church and Cheyenne Fire Department will host the 4th of July Celebration in the Cheyenne City Park. Lots of games including Turtle Race! Free Hot Dogs at 4:00 followed by the Fireman Games at 6:00. Bring the whole family and enjoy the day!

RMC GENEALOGY MEETING The Roger Mills Genealogy Society will meet Thursday, July 6, 2017, at the Minnie R. Slief Library in Cheyenne at 2 p.m. Visitors are always welcome.

VBS at FIRST BAPTIST CHEYENNE All kids who have completed Pre-K through 6th Grade are invited to take part in Galactic Starveyors, Discovering the God of the Universe, July 10-14 from 9:00 am to Noon each day. The Pre-Enrollment Party will be held Wednesday, July 5, from 6:00-8:00 pm at the City Pool. A parent/guardian must register children who will be admitted to the pool for free. Food and drinks will be served.

PATRIOTIC MUSICAL & ICE CREAM SOCIAL The Cheyenne Community Choir invites everyone to a special night of patriotism as they present a musical tribute in celebration of America. The festivities will be held Sunday, July 2nd, at 6:00 pm at the Cheyenne First Baptist Church. We especially want to invite all who have served in the military as we will be paying tribute to them during the musical. Also, we will be taking up a special offering for the Circle of Care Ministry that provides assistance to those in need in our community. Stick around for an old-fashioned ice cream social.

WHAT: Battlefield Full Moon Walks!
WHO: All Ages!
WHERE: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Overlook on Highway 47A
WHEN: Friday, July 7th @ 9:00 p.m. AND Saturday, August 5th @ 9:00 p.m.

BATTLEFIELD STAR TOURS WHAT: Battlefield Star Tours! WHO: All Ages! WHERE: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Overlook on Highway 47A WHEN: 9:00 PM, Saturday, August 12th, 2017 AND 8:30 p.m., Saturday, September 16th, 2017

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

PHYSICALS for CHEYENNE-REYDON Cheyenne-Reydon Athletes and Bus Driver Physicals will be Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Cheyenne High School. 8:30-10:30 am – Bus Drivers; 10:30-12:00 – Boys Athletes; 1:30-3:30 pm – Girl Athletes.

DURHAM CEMETERY NOTICE We have had so much rain this spring, the grass has really grown. We will have to mow soon, if you want your flowers please pick them as soon as possible. Otherwise they will be destroyed. We will probably mow the first part of the week.

STRONG CITY CEMETERY DONATIONS The Strong City Cemetery is maintained by donations. We do appreciate your donation and invite you to visit the cemetery to see how it is maintained. Thanks for your help. Make checks payable to: Strong City Cemetery Association and mail to: Nelda Davis, 409 N Nance Ave, Strong City OK 73628.

SUMMER SACK LUNCH MINISTRY The Summer Sack Lunch Ministry will provide lunches in Cheyenne, Monday through Friday, May 19th through August 9th. The lunches are free to anyone in need. Pick up 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. If you would like more information, please call the Cheyenne United Methodist Church at 580-497-2148.

FOOD PANTRY SUMMER HOURS For the months of May & June, pick up days for the Food Pantry will be on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. The new days will be June 13 and June 27