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Initiative aims to renew hometown support of rodeo

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Taylor Allen, staffing specialist at Manpower in Sikeston, touches up the rodeo logo she painted on the front window of the business.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)

SIKESTON -- Several businesses and civic organizations in Sikeston have boosted their rodeo spirit this year.

They're displaying more signage and rodeo-themed decorations in their store windows and front lawns, allowing staff members to dress in western wear this week, and some are even hosting activities to commemorate this year's 60th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo.

"Sixty years of doing this is a big milestone for us," said Zach Fayette, chair of rodeo publicity. "We just want to put ownership back to Sikeston."

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