From the Sept. 20, 1951 News Record
Three antelope hunters from New York state were overjoyed with their hunt here last Friday and Saturday, according to J.W. “Joel” Magnusson, who acted as their guide. The three were W.J. McEnroe, F L. Weistland and L.J. Lefler of Wellsville, N.Y. Joe guided them to the Jim Daly ranch, northwest of Gillette. The hunters got two buck antelope each, four of them with a single shot each. Incidentally, Mr. Weistead is an export trap shot, and has carried away several records of a perfect score in contests in his home localities. Mr. Magnusson is now a licensed guide and has been very successful in securing for his guests easy shots and excellent head specimens.
From the Sept. 9, 1954 News Record
July sales of U.S. series E and H savings Bonds in Campbell County amounted to $22,310.75, bringing the seven month total to $130,970 county bond chairman E.A. Littleton announced recently. Littleton disclosed that the accumulative sales total for the year through July in Wyoming was $5,539,371.28. For the same period a year ago sales totaled 5,504,608.52. Sales of Series E and H Bonds nationally during the first seven months of 1954 amounted to $2,909,507,000, and were the highest for the January-July period of any year since wartime 1945. Cash values of E and H Bonds outstanding nationally at the end of July was announced as $37,597,000,000, a new record high total.
From the Sept. 2, 1988 News Record
The sun’s rays have kept things hotter than usual this year, but they also have made local gardens beam with abundant melons that usually don’t do this well this far north. Proud gardeners are also seeing another difference a water bill as high as their plants are huge. Participants in the Gardeners’ Market said this year’s harvest is turning into a bountiful one, despite the unusual weather. “It’s been a different year for gardening,” said local gardener, Betty Cotton. “Because we had so much hot weather in June, the tomato crop was late. But as far as I am concerned, it’s been a productive year.” Yvonne Waggener, another local gardener who has participated regularly in this summer’s Gardeners’ Markets, agreed. “As a whole, it’s been a pretty good year for the gardener,” she said.