Visitors from all parts of the country gathered to remember “Home” this year at the C&A Reunion. The first ever 4-H Alumni Reception was attended by twenty-three alumni. Hope Conrad of the 1912 4-H Club was in attendance.
Seventeen hundred people registered at Old Settlers. The parade was two hours long and it was simply a beautiful day. The week began with the dedication of the new Court House on April 11 1987. Monday featured the Talent Show, followed by a street dance. Tuesday a Book Review at the Minnie Slief Library was given by Alice Tracy. The Old Fashioned Style Show and then the Hee-Haw Show. Wednesday’s highlight, the non-denominational sing at the Ag Pavilion. The Whiskers, Fiddlers contests followed by the Old Settlers Dance were Thursday. Friday night was the first performance of the PRCA Rodeo followed by teen dance and Rodeo Dance. Then the Day of the GREAT FUN arrives with Marathon Races, Parade, Art Show, Barbeque, Rodeo, Spelling Bees, Easter Egg Drop, Alumni Basketball Games and Dances. A GREAT time was had by all!
1987 C&A Queen Leaonna Kaye Gilliland was crowned at the climax of the Big parade. LaDonna Porter was the runner-up to the queen. Attendants were Brandy Conley, Renae Lowrance and Angie Gilliland.
1987 C&A Indian Senior Princess was Cristina Hart while Lisa Gooday was the Junior Princess.
The Art Show winners were: Oils Eileen Schmidt; Water Color Erma Lea Burns; School Lindy Sasser of Reydon.
The Spelling Bee Champs for each grade were: First Tracie Darr, Elk City; Second Allison Higgins, Cordell; Third Tonya McFarland, Elk City; Fourth Leslie Armstrong, Elk City; Fifth Joy Walker, Hammon; Sixth Shane Sturgeon, Cordell.
9.2 Mini Marathon Women First Donna Kincaid, Tulsa; Men’s divisions: Dale Burrows, Cheyenne, Don Moler, Cheyenne, Ted Thomason, Hammon; Over All 2 Mile Fun Run Winner Craig Mahl, Canute.
Rodeo Results: Bareback Troy Ward, Goodwell, OK; Calf Roping Roy Cooper, Durant, OK; Saddle Bronc Robert England, Shadypoint, OK; Steer Wrestling Ron Ary, Pratt, KS; Barrell Racing Beth Brandrick, Terrell, TX; Bull Riding Grant Searchfield, Madera CA.
Parade Winners were HeadStart; Chamber of Commerce; Rural Free Delivery and Cheyenne First Baptist Church.