“Best known as Shorty, or Short, grinning ornery Marven Brabb towered above most with diverse abilities.”
Last week Shorty, a New Year’s Day baby in 1928, passed away at 93-years of age. Until a few months ago, Shorty had continued daily care of his straight Hereford cow herd. Time had taken toll, but Shorty with walking canes remained himself, jovial, mischievous, knowing, heartfelt concerned. Continue reading →
Service of one of the most recognized and the longest tenured employee at the Emporia farm store is climaxing.
Concluding more than 44 years working at Bluestem Farm & Ranch Supply, Bruce Burenheide will retire on June 25th. Continue reading →
Youth with lifetime interests in horses and plans to work with and serve the equine industry have received stipend recognition.
Thirteen young horse enthusiasts received Kansas Horse Council Foundation Scholarships at the awards ceremonies in Wamego. Continue reading →
Second point show of the season for the BlackJack Saddle Club is scheduled Saturday, June 19th, in Manhattan.
According to Albert De La Garza, club president, it will begin at 9 o’clock in Cico Park, with entries accepted at 8 o’clock. Continue reading →
“Cris and Forrest are living their dream.”
The Nevada, Missouri, horsemen left home June 1, 2021, on horseback with one packhorse headed to South Dakota’s Black Hills. Continue reading →
Entertainment for all ages highlights Washunga Days, June 18-19, at historic Council Grove right on the old Santa Fe Trail.
“The annual festival celebrates the culture both past and present of Council Grove and Morris County,” according to Deidre Knight. Continue reading →
“At least livestock will have some feed next winter.”
Certainly lots of swathers and hay balers were moving at fast pace in recent days.
Pleased having what appeared to be a bumper crop, it was urgent getting dried bro Continue reading →
Essential Quality edged out Hot Rod Charlie to win the 153rd Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 5, 2021.
“The sun was shining, and the track was fast,” exclaimed Melissa Hoppert, race analyst. “After a year away because of the coronavirus pandemic, the crowd at Elmont, New York, was more joyful than inebriated.” Continue reading →
Chancy Johnson of White City fondly remembers her pony Pepper. “He was just perfect and positive experiences with Pepper are probably why I still enjoy horses so much,” she verified. Continue reading →
“Everyone loves a parade.”
It’s fact whether participating on horseback, in the band, riding a float or watching from the sideline. Missing a parade when there’s one in town or even on television leaves a certain feeling of disappointment. Continue reading →