Events & Activities
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Yoakum County Historical Commission ©
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1908 - Jasper Woodard (standing) & Lawson Bess,
hunting in Yoakum County
Music on the Plains - 1934
Ellison Carson (guitar) and Bill Powell (fiddle) furnish the tune.
In 1957 Yoakum County Celebrated its 50th Anniversary
Pioneer Dress and 50th Fun!
Sit Jones, Lillian and Murphy Luna at the
Golden Anniversary Celebration
The Lions Clubs of Plains and Denver City sponsored a Beard Contest
during the Golden Jubilee Celebration. Winners (above)
were: Kenyon Banks of Denver City: Most Unique; J. E. Bohannon of
Plains, Most Typical Pioneer; and Lon Kerrick of Plains, the
Museum for 1957 Celebration - Oma McCargo
demonstrates how it was 50
And there were more Activities and Events in later years.
1960 - Yoakum County. Jesus Flores and another
ranch hand working the fields on the G.W.Cleveland place.
Submitted by Delia Ramoz, granddaughter of Mr. Flores
1956 Yoakum County LiveStock Show Directors:
L-R: Rusty McGinty, Pat Henard, Gene Payne, Harvey Stotts, Paul Cobb,
Johnnie Fitzgerald, Bob Loe, Hank Matthews, Tom Warren, Ty Field, Bill
G. W. Cleveland, Gene Bennett
Christmas Parade - 1978 Denver
1963 - Masonic Lodge of Plains
1968 - Stock Show.
Scott Chandler, Steve Green, Joe St. Romain, Mickie Kennedy, Brad Crump
and Jere Lowe are some of those in the picture.
(You are invited to contribute a photo of Yoakum County Events and Activities -
send to Shirley Webb)
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