Picturesque White Memorial Camp On The Council Grove Reservoir offers great getaway opportunities for all in the beautiful flint hills

“It’s the best kept secret anywhere.”

“Actually, White Memorial Camp, on the north shores of the picturesque Council Grove Reservoir, is the worst kept secret, because so many people really aren’t aware of these beautiful, well-kept facilities and the many opportunities offered,” according to Don Peterson, public relations coordinator of the White Memorial Camp Management Group, Inc.

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Thomas K. Reed Memorial Ranch Rodeo Saturday At Council Grove

Ranch rodeo teams have been extended a special invitation to participate in the Thomas K. Reed Memorial Ranch Rodeo at Council Grove Saturday afternoon, Oct. 25.

“In memory of Thomas K. Reed, a young rancher  and enthusiastic ranch rodeo competitor who lost his life in a horse related ranching accident, we are again coordinating the rodeo to benefit the Fallen Cowboy Fellowship Cowboy Church,” according to Jason Gibson, who has been instrumental in coordinating the competition for several years.

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Morris County Youth Rodeo At Council Grove

Cowboys and cowgirls 19 years of age and under have been welcomed to participate in the 34th annual Morris County Youth Rodeo at Council Grove.

“It’s set for the club arena east of town on Saturday night, Aug. 2, beginning at 6 o’clock,” announced Heidi Lange, who’s in charge of entries for the competition sponsored by the Morris County Youth Rodeo Association. Continue reading →

Sixth Generation Prominent Council Grove Ranch Family Traces Back To Civil War

Story To Be Unraveled At Prairie Bluffs Talk Saturday

Moxley Hall Herefords at Council Grove, Kansas, at one time one of the most prominent seedstock operations in the world, is a memorable part of “the story.”

Before that, J.J. Jerry Moxley was a Percheron Draft Horse breeder, producing “Kansan,” a champion of many national shows and rated as the top American-bred Percheron in the 1930s. That’s more of “the story.”

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