It was a red brick structure, roof caved in, windows gone, interior and floors rotted into the cellar. Not an uncommon sight in ghost towns across rural America.
This one was at Volland a railroad shipping point for Flint Hills cattle in the early days of Wabaunsee County. Continue reading →
Blackjack Saddle Club Plans Show On July 21
The Blackjack Saddle Club has a points show scheduled Sunday, July 21, 9 o’clock, at the Little Apple Rider Equestrian Center, St. George. Continue reading →
Harvest the old fashioned way will be demonstrated as highlight of the 43rd annual Meriden Threshing Show.
“Threshing will be featured, but we have a full schedule of activities Friday through Sunday, July 19-20-21, at the Meriden Antique Engine and Threshers Association grounds just east of town on Highway K-4,” according to Jess Noll, president. Continue reading →
It’s the 26th year, and Junction City Rodeo coordinators are going all out for this year’s competition July 19-20.
“We’re excited to welcome a full lineup of entertainment complementing Kraft Rodeo Company’s outstanding livestock,” said Darryl Blocker, rodeo ramrod. Continue reading →
There wasn’t any dust to settle, but the muddy water never hindered the cowboys doing their professional work for fun.
The show went on despite less than favorable arena conditions but there was no more than a sprinkle both performances. Continue reading →
Get ready for families working together and having a good time with an assortment of entertainment as well.
It’s the Osage County Fair at Osage City, Wednesday, July 10, through Saturday night, July 13, according to Josie Bosse. Continue reading →
“Grab your hat and put on your spurs, let’s rodeo.”
That’s the special welcome from Deb Dillner in announcing the ninth annual Jackson County Rodeo. Continue reading →
Happiness is promised for all with old fashioned country family fun, July 11-12-13, at Richmond, Kansas.
That’s according to Sarah Peters, hardworking enthusiast and promoter for the traditional Franklin County affair. Continue reading →
First impression from a distance or even passing conversation, one gets little inkling of Rich Porter’s diverse generous life.
Certainly the humble cattleman from Reading won’t readily reveal all he’s done and continues to do for so many. Continue reading →
Wild and Western action is set for the Santa Fe Trail Ranch Rodeo, Friday and Saturday evenings, July 5-6.
At the arena east of Council Grove just off Highway 56, working ranch cowboys from throughout the Midwest will be in competition. Continue reading →