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Rodeo prep

Thursday, August 5, 2010

A crew from All Purpose Erectors Inc. of Lebanon, Ill., is installing new lighting at the Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo grounds this week. The five 60-foot poles are will be placed around the ring. Pictured is Greg Steig working on the pole as Gregg Heimann prepares to place a light.
(Photo by Jill Bock, staff)
Tracy Lawrence ready to step back into the Rodeo's spotlight


SIKESTON -- Next week Tracy Lawrence will return to the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, where he performed to a near-sellout crowd in 1994.

The country singer, who first stepped on the stage and into the spotlight in 1991, said all that experience means something, and his Thursday show at this year's rodeo will be a lot more "polished" than 16 years ago.

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