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Lasso Up a Good Time During the 64th Annual Polk County Rodeo!

The 64 year tradition continues as the Polk County Rodeo kicks off this week! The Rodeo and Fair parade will be held jointly this year and will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday evening, August 10, in downtown Mena. The ever popular Handicapable Rodeo will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, August 11, at the Andy Risenhoover Arena ...

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Polk County Rodeo Royalty Selected

Kristen White was crowned the 2016 Polk County Rodeo Queen Saturday, August 13th in the Commerical Building at the Polk County Fair Grounds. Miss White was also voted Miss Congeniality by her fellow contestants. Ashley Sides was named First Runner Up, while Katy Caldwell was selected as Second Runner-Up. Aby Fortner was selected as Princess, and Elliott Dugan was chosen ...

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Cowgirls & Cowboys Enjoy the 2015 Handi-Capable Rodeo

BY MELANIE BUCK – Even on the hottest day so far this summer, the 2015 Handi-capable Rodeo was a huge hit amongst the crowd that kicked up their spurs to become cowboys and cowgirls for a day. Each year, on Friday morning of the annual Rodeo, students of the Polk County Developmental Center and others, show up at the Andy ...

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Polk County Rodeo Crowns New Royalty

The Polk County Rodeo Royalty was announced on Saturday, August 8, during the 62nd annual Rodeo. Winning Queen was Kayley Mos; Princess went to Katy Caldwell; and Brylee Titsworth was named Tiny Sweetheart. Ranch Boss was won by Jayden McReynolds, and Wrangler went to Tuff McReynolds.

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Time for the 62nd Annual Polk County Rodeo

BY MELANIE BUCK – The 62nd annual Polk County Rodeo will be held this weekend, August 6th through 8th, at the Andy Risenhoover Arena at the Polk County Fairgrounds. The Rodeo has long been one of the County’s premier events and this year will be no exception. The fun begins on Thursday, when the parade starts up on North Mena ...

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Rodeo Board Wants to Bring Parade Back to Tradition

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Polk County Fair and Rodeo Association is inviting all businesses and the public to participate in their annual Rodeo Parade, and help them celebrate the 61st Annual Polk County Rodeo and Rodeo Days Celebration. The Association encourages everyone to join the fun and dress your business and yourselves up Western-style in honor of the Rodeo ...

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61st Annual Rodeo Wrap-Up

  Mr. Gene Ross was honored during the 61st Annual Polk County Championship Rodeo held last weekend for his 34 years of dedicated volunteer service to the Polk County Rodeo Board. The presentation was made following the Grand Entry on the first night of the rodeo. Ross is a very familiar face and the backbone of an event that has ...

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