Curtis Bell, local farmer, rancher and poet, was inducted into the Western Oklahoma Historical Society Hall of Fame on November 15th in Elk City. Presentation of the 2016 inductees was by Ed Womack, WOHS Vice President. The other two inductees were Kelli O'Hara, Star of Broadway production, The King and I, and other Broadway shows, and Leland Smith, farmer and rancher in Beckham County. A delicious banquet was enjoyed by all in the First United Methodist Church of Elk City. Louise Mathews, aunt of Curtis Bell, gave the introduction for Curtis.