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Legislature mulls tax exemption for rodeo

By The Associated Press | Sunday, February 01, 2009

MITCHELL -- A range of things from baseball umpires to mink farms and emu producers would lose tax exempt status under legislative proposals designed to increase state revenue during this recession.

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Senate slashes health, schools but spares guv’s pet project

By Trip Jennings 2/6/09

SANTA FE, NM

The state Senate passed the fourth and final piece of legislation to plug this year’s nearly half-billion-dollar shortfall Thursday afternoon.

The measure signaled how dire the state’s budget situation is. But it also showed the art of the deal.

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City files lawsuit against rodeo

By BRAD KELLAR

Herald-Banner Staff

Published: December 22, 2008

GREENVILLE — The attorney for the City of Greenville has filed a lawsuit against a North Texas professional rodeo, even though a former official of the organization attempted to provide paperwork detailing how the rodeo spent the city’s tourism dollars.

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Supporting an American tradition

The local PRCA rodeo committee is raising funds to keep the rodeo going at the Lyon County Fair

July 3, 2009
By Karin Elton
         
It's part of America's heritage and it should be supported, said Lyon County PRCA Rodeo committee members Thursday.

"We need help from the general public to continue putting on the rodeo," said Lyon County Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association committee member Gene Schrunk.

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Border Patrol Hosts Professional Bull Riders Event

Border Patrol Recruiters to be On Site

(Monday, August 25, 2008)

Grand Rapids, Mich. – The United States Border Patrol has teamed up with Professional Bull Riders, Inc. to present the "U.S. Border Patrol Invitational presented by Cooper Tires" in at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich. The event will feature the top 45 bull riders in the world, to include two-time reigning PBR World Champion Justin McBride and legendary three-time PBR World Champion Adriano Moraes on his farewell tour.

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