Youngs, Butterbaugh, to be honored with entry to Hall of Fame on Friday night
Gene Young, her husband Bob, and father Roy Butterbaugh, will be honored on
Thursday night when their names are added to the Cimarron County Hall of Fame
Plaque. The honor will be bestowed at in the Fellowship Hall of Boise
The trio will be honored for their chronicling of the county’s history through Norma Gene’s books and the issues of The Cimarron County News.
Young’s father, the late Roy Butterbaugh. The Butterbaughs and Youngs, have very likely had longer control over The Boise
City News that any other owners in it’s nearly 110 years of existence.
Butterbaugh bought the paper in 1926, and turned over ownership to the Youngs
in about 1966, and they owned and ran it until 1983. The “News” under
Butterbaugh and the Youngs published celebratory issues at 50 and 75 years and
Norma Gene published several small books about
Be sure and buy one of the tickets and come to honor Norma Gene.
Also the Cimarron County Scenic Byway will be officially designated.