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Good Old Days 08-21-15


Compiled By Delaney Uhrig

These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons.

50 Years Ago

'Cowboy Vie For Honors, Good Purse'

Aug. 20, 1965

With more than $5,000 prize money at stake, the annual Cheyenne County Fair Rodeo swings into action Sunday and Monday nights, Aug. 22-23, here in Sidney.

Last year's cowboy competition in the fairgrounds arena saw a record 180 entries on the roster, with event winners dividing $5,575. Biggest share went to Texas calf roper Lee Cockrell, who collected...

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