Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

Peek at the Past

1 Years Ago

October 25, 1923

Reports from north of Hulett Friday indicated a murder for a while until the affair simmered down to a mere shooting scrape over a misunderstanding. It seems that S. F. MeConnaughy was hunting some lost hogs in the Hickey pasture when Fred Hickey and son rode up on him. There having been previous bad blood between the two men, suspicion was rife and culminated in a flare of guns. McConnaughy said that both Hickeys had guns unslung, and he flashed a Luger automatic. When the smoke cleared, Mac was on the ground with a wound across his left hand. Apparently a bulle...

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