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Gardner has been to all 59 rodeos

Friday, August 12, 2011

June Gardner, 60, of Clarksville, Tenn., is pictured inside the Drury Inn lobby in Miner. Gardner has attended at least one night of Rodeo ever since its inception.
(Photo by Mark Blanton, Staff)

MINER - For 59 years, the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo has entertained visitors and locals alike through roping, riding and musical performances. One person has been there ever since it started.

June Gardner, 60, of Clarksville, Tenn., calls coming to the Rodeo a family tradition.

"I started coming whenever I was a baby," she said.

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