October 1966

Ray Nials of Tucumcari was the leading Bareback Rider of 1966 at the Big Ben Rodeos. … Mrs. Billie James Rose, who was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of her husband, Quay County Commission Chairman T. G. Rose, was sentenced from two to 10 years in prison . … Army privates Don H. Strouud and Victor Salazar were honored for heroism in connection with operations against hostile forces while serving in Viet Nam. … Homer Ricketson of Amistad slipped off a ladder and broke four ribs. … Marcia Schlientz was chosen Pinata Queen.