Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current, August 17, 1988, Page page 3, Image 11

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    Grand Marshall family man
1988 Fair & Rodeo
buttons available
1988 Fair and Rodeo Parade Grand Marshall, Rocky Proctor
and " S n ip ” .
Rodeo, riding, roping and family interested in learning the difficult
are important things to this year's technique involved in one man rop
Grand Marshall. Rocky Proctor.
ing steer horns while the other team
Rocky will be seen this year in his mate falls in behind to catch the two
honorary position in the parade, hack feet in order to stretch the steer
grand entries and where we've seen between them Sometimes this looks
him for years, team roping on Mor •0 c.isc' I'his event is known .is
row County Night with his wife Nita Team R o pin g
Rocky wishes everyone the best
and daughters
Rocky spends many summer even lair and rodeo ever and hopes to see
ings working with adults and youths you all there
Greenup to chair
Wranglers breakfast
The Wranglers Riding Club is
holding their annual cowboy
breakfast at the fairgrounds. Sunday.
August 21 The hours are from 7
a m until 10 a m Prices are $3 for
adults and $2 for children
Breakfast will consist of ham,
eggs, hot cakes, hashhrowns and a
bevel age
Janet Greenup is the chairman for
this year's event
The new button for the 1988 ad
mission to the Fair and Rodeo is
lavendar “ We wanted to keep the
colors entirely different from last
year v> there is less confusion at the
gate, states Charlie Daly. Fair Hoard
The buttons arc $10 for adults and
$5 for youth ages 13-18 “ We like
to think of it as the price of two lun
ches which gives you admission for
all five days at the Fair and Rodeo.”
states Daly, "We've had some com­
ments about the button just being
honored for fair admission, but it is
good for both fair and rodeo and a
dam good bargain.”
The store outlets that are helping
the sale of the buttons are Murrays
Drug. R and W Driv« In < OWf
Street Market. Extensa*» office. and
the fair office in Heppner. Del's
Market and Morrow County (irjin
Growers in Islington. Bristow's
Market in lone. Rod s Market and
North Morrow Annex in Irrigon.
and Kegler'x Sentry Market and
Dodge City Inn in Boardman
Be a “ Friend to the Fair and
Rodeo” and purchase your button
Boyce hopes for bigger,
better parade
NMH Morrow c oumv Fair A Rodeo lullt ton (cage 3
Still time to enter parade
Several entries for the I9HK Mor
row County Fair and Rodeo Parade
to be held on Saturday, August 20
have been received However, there
is lias of room for additional entries,
according to IXin Boyce. Morrow
County Fair and Rodeo parade
Prizes and ribbons will he award
ed in ma.iy divisions including
automotive, bands. Courts and
(Jucens, characters, clowns, comics.
civic organizations, drill teams or
marching groups, floats and ruling
The theme this year is “ Trail IV*'
and Country Ways " Many uteas are
expected to be used, both serious and
Anyone interested may contact
either l)on Boyce, at 67b 9224 or
Joyce Hughes at h7b 9228. assistant
parade chairperson
Comming Soon
New Christmas Fabric
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Christmas Ribbon
Tto Haw
Red Heart Tarn
Crochet Thread
Simplicity Patterns
New Fabric Fach Month
Platt Sewing Machines
Shoes for every
walk of life
Bring a home made
ornament fur dnplav
on our trre
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•S w e a ts h irts
•T -sh irts »C aps
C ustom ized
for you.
133 N . Main
Street dance set for Aue. 20
All Saint’s annual
BBQ scheduled
August 20
“ Trail Days and Country Ways"
schedule should include the Beef
Barbecue at All Saints Episcopal
Church. Saturday evening. August
20 Shady trees, cool lawn, and
The Morrow County Fair and
friendly people will he the scene for Rodeo parade will he held August 20
succulent pit barbecued beet. baked beginning at 10 a m Entrants must
beans, coleslaw, garlic bread, bak he entered by 9 15am and in posi­
ed potatoes, warm and cold tion by 9:30 a m Pick up entry
beverages, and ice cream
numbers in front of Green Feed, at
Barbecue hours arc scheduled the north end of Heppner
from 4 to 7 p m to allow people
There arc 8 entry catagorics in­
time to cal after the rodeo and hefi>re cluding 1) Automotive car. truck,
the Livestock Auction Adults are machinery. 2) Band - marching,
$7. children ages ft-12. $3 50. and school, family. 3) Courts A (Jueens.
Senior Citizens $6
4) Characters cktwns. comics, etc ;
Don't miss this opjvirtunity to cool 5) C ivic Orgamzalu*ns; ft) Drill
off. visit with old and new friends, Teams or Marching Groups, 7)
and enjoy a great country meal all Floats - community, commercial,
in one stop
family, school. individual. 8) Ruling
Groups family, organizations, in
dividual, etc . and an open catagory
for those entries that do not fit into
any of the specified catagorics
Entrants may pre register by mail
mg an entry form to Bo* 925. Hcpjv
ner. Or 97836. Last minute entries
will he taken if unable to
pre register
The chairman. Don Boyce, is hop­
ing for a bigger and heller parade
than ever He is being assisted by
Joyce Hughes
Masonic breakfast to
benefit hotel project
Heppner Masonic laxige No h9
is planning a benefit break Iasi for the
hotel project
The breakfast will be held at the
City Park. Saturday. August 20 from
7 a m until 12:30 p m
Ham. eggs, hotcakes and coffee
will be available tor $3 for adults and
$1 50 for children under 12 years of
This is a new event this year.
Come for breakfast and stay for the
V jf. - T
* *
F id d lin ’ B ig S u e , U n c le
The Saturday Night Street Dance
at the Morrow County Fair and
Rodeo will feature Ftddlin Sue, I'n
clc "T ” and Johnny from Eugene
The group spokesman. Tom Hun
ncl. states, "We present a last pac
sd. lively fiddlin and pukin' pro
gram We look forward to coming
to Heppner on August 20 for the
street dance following the rodeo per
formancc * *
The group has performed since
1983 at many shows, concerts, fairs.
& Johnny
festivals and musicals “ We've been
in British Columbia. Canada, all
over (he northwest. West Coast and
the Dakotas with our music"
They plan to bring some promo
tional tapes, t shirts, neckerchiefs
and other items to Heppner for their
fans and friends You won t want to
miss this chance to hear and see this
unusual musical gntup Tap vour
foot and clap your hands to some
real pukin' and fiddlin’ sounds