“Early to bed, early to rise makes a person healthy, wealthy and wise.”
An old familiar saying comes to mind frequently. Especially these shorter days, and even less daylight coming with the government clock fall back, for us who intend. to get lots done at the ranch after working a town job. Continue reading →
For their lifetimes closely affiliated to the cowboy lifestyle, six individuals were recently inducted with the Class of 2015, into the Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame at the Boot Hill Museum, Dodge City, according to Kathie Bell, curator of collections and education. Continue reading →
“Managing invasive brush in pasture lands is a continuing battle for landowners.”
Timberland was scant when covered wagon train travelers went West a century-and-a-half and longer ago, whereby a tree along a creek was an unusual and welcome sight. Far from the case today, as a wide variety of brush has intruded native grasslands, vastly reducing grazing production. Continue reading →
About 2 o’clock, Sunday afternoon, Jan. 7, 1976, the gray five-year-old stallion, a son of Jet Mack, that we had in training reared, as we were just about in the saddle, and came over backwards on top of us with the flopping right stirrup knocking out one of our front teeth. Continue reading →
While many horse groups have concluded activities for the year, the Blackjack Saddle Club has two major events set for the next couple of weeks, according to Vicki Smith, president.
A fun show has been set for Sunday, Oct. 25, and an “open arena” session for enjoyment and practice is scheduled Saturday, Nov. 7, Smith said. Continue reading →
Increased grazing opportunities for grassland acreages will highlight the Grazing Management Field Day, sponsored by the Anderson, Linn, Coffey County Conservation Districts, and the Natural Resource Conservation Services (NRCS) offices in those counties, Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 28, announced Debbie Davis, Anderson County Conservation District secretary at Garnett. Continue reading →
Beautiful fall conditions enhanced the Western action as 14 four-cowboy-member ranch teams from throughout the Flint Hills and beyond made tough competition for the 29th annual Fall Invitational Ranch Rodeo sponsored by the Morris County Youth Rodeo Association Sunday afternoon at Council Grove.
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An explosion is set for Baldwin City.
However, it’ll be in a good sense of the word as the Douglas County community’s population swells, seemingly almost like there’s been a detonation.
“We anticipate attendance of nearly 40,000 people for this year’s Maple Leaf Festival,” clarified Kelley Hall, promotions chairperson. Continue reading →