Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium runs through Sunday at Ruidoso Downs
The award-winning and supremely popular Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium began for the 27th time on Thursday at Ruidoso Downs Racetrack with a sensational lineup for the opening concert.
For full information — that there is plenty of information — go to cowboysymposium.com. Click on the link to the 2016 Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium to view the full program.
The Symposium began Thursday when Dave Alexander and Floyd Domino hit the stage and the Time Jumpers, featuring Vince Gill followed. The full-day action picks up on Friday. The Friday night concert lineup brings out Coby Carter at 7 p.m.; Moe Bandy and Janie Frickie at 8:30 p.m.; and concludes with Billy Mata and The Texas Tradition at 10:p.m.
The Saturday Night Dance is always fun. Saturday’s performers are Tawnya Reynolds at 7 p.m., Johnny Rodriguez at 8:30 p.m. and concludes with Jody Nix and The Texas Cowboys at 10 p.m. True West Magazine named the Chuck Wagon Cookoff the best Chuck Wagon Contest in 2012 and 2013. It is the world’s richest chuck wagon cookoff with total awards of $13,000. These incredible competitors are judged on their food and the authenticity of their wagons and attire. They will be set up for Saturday lunch and Sunday breakfast...more