August 29, 1976

• Warren Ray, of Floyd, guided his unmodified John Deere tractor to victory in the tractor pull held at the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds. Ray pulled a distance of 282 feet in his division.
• Nearly 500 people attended the Pioneers Day celebration held during the Roosevelt County Fair.
• Seventeen Roosevelt County youth had several head of animals pre-entered in the Junior Livestock Show that would be held during the upcoming New Mexico State Fair. The youths would soon be traveling to Albuquerque to participate in the fair.