From the Aug. 5, 1920 News Record
Final arrangements for the second in the series of horse sales which are considered to reflect the activities of horse raising in northeastern Wyoming and Northern Montana are being made and Wednesday and Thursday Sept. 1 and 2 are the days chosen. The present indications are that the forthcoming sale will surpass the opening sale held in July, says G.J. Boyle who is so successfully conducting our sales. Poster and other advertising will be issued within the next few days heralding to the public the forthcoming sale. The big buyers are being notified and in several instances, those familiar with the superior quality of horses raised in this section of the great West ask that they be notified by wire together with and outline of offerings. Horse growers are urged to cooperate with Mr. Boyle in this matter, let him know at once what you will consign for this sale. Let’s make it the best ever held in Gillette.
From the Aug. 25, 1960 News Record
Entries are coming in good for the two nights of the jackpot rodeo to be held Friday and Saturday nights at the Campbell County Fairgrounds according Harold Tanner, chairman of the rodeo committee. Sponsored again this year by the Gillette Saddle Club, the rodeo promises to offer to evenings full of fun and entertainment for spectators, he said. Entries in the men’s and women’s events are due at the Chamber of Commerce office by 6 tonight. Tanner said that the printed programs will be made for both night shows and the spectators will be able to follow the events as they happen. Kenny Atkins of Newcastle is to be the announcer and the bucking horse stock to be furnished by Lyle Nelson of Belle Fourche, S.D., the steers and calves will be furnished by the members of the saddle club. Admission to the show will be $1 each for the adults and 50 cents for children under 12.
From the Aug. 8, 1939 News Record
Lightning strikes the primary electric lines of Gillette burned out fuses in four transformers in the western part of town on Sunday evening during the rainstorm. Service was disrupted for two or three hours on different streets. There was 0.58 inch of moisture in the rain, which fell gently throughout the night. The temperature dropped rapidly from 90 degrees as a maximum yesterday to a minimum of 44 degrees.