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Young cowboys, cowgirls to take prat in 4-H rodeo

Thursday, August 13, 2009

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Ashton Fisher, a member of the Scott County 4-H Rodeo Club, practices barrel racing to prepare for this weekend's county rodeo. Michelle Felter, Staff
SIKESTON -- The action will continue at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo grounds this weekend. But younger cowboys and cowgirls will be featured in the annual 4-H youth rodeo.

"There's a lot of talent," said Kierstie Anderson, president of the Scott County 4-H Rodeo group. "These kids are good, and I guarantee you that some of us will be running the same times as the professionals did last weekend."

Nearly 200 young cowboys and cowgirls from nine county 4-H groups are set to compete in Saturday's rodeo, said Lorie Fisher, adult assistant leader of the group.

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