September 14, 1971

• Mary Kaye Taylor was crowned queen of the 1971 Roosevelt County Fair, while Beverly Alexander was crowned princess.
• Attendence at the Roosevelt County Fair broke all previous records on opening day as $1,704.05 was collected in entrance fees during opening day. On opening day of the previuos year, only $867.29 was collected.
• Eastern New Mexico University football player Mike Franks was named Greyhound of the Week.