The National Finals Rodeo (NFR) is returning to Las Vegas with three Kansas cowboys qualified to compete there this week. Official dates for the prestigious Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) yearend finale are December 2 through December 11.
Historical Horse-Drawn Vehicles Feature For 28th EditionOf Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade Saturday
One of the most spectacular and anticipated holiday parades is set to go again this year. After being canceled in 2020 due to coronavirus, the 2021 Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas parade will be this weekend.
Time is now to become involved in the future of everything involved with horses in Kansas and the nation. “Annual meeting of the Kansas Horse Council (KHC) is scheduled Saturday, December 4, at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Lawrence,” announced Justine Staten, KHC executive director.
The extravaganza will go on with the 27th anniversary edition of the Wichita Farm & Ranch Show this week. “It’s Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3-4, at Mulvane’s Kansas Star Casino Arena,” announced Brock Nelson of Tradexpos, show sponsor.
“Whatever happened to good ole hometown friendly efficient customer service?” While there are small businesses serving patrons with sincere congeniality, the number becomes fewer all the time.
Most dads like for their sons to follow their interests in life. They typically don’t even mind if their son is actually better than they are.
Kansas cowboys who make their living working cattle on ranches around the state are among the best in the world. It is a fact proven at the recent World Championship Ranch Rodeo in Amarillo, Texas, with 22 teams competing.
Everybody will sure get into the holiday spirit at the Chase County Country Christmas. “A full slate of festivities has been planned by the Chase County Chamber of Commerce at Strong City and Cottonwood Falls, November 26-27,” said Toni Schneider, chamber director.
Six cowboys have been honored as new inductees into the Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame at Dodge City. “Each one personifies the cowboy ideals of integrity, honesty and self-sufficiency,” said Lara Crotts, Boot Hill Museum executive director.
“We’re very busy and can’t get your telephone repaired for at least 19 days.” That was the summed-up response from the telephone company when reporting there was no phone service.