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Participants compete for ranking, prizes

During the ranch bronc competition, the horse Dakota Rice of Post Oak Bend, Tex. drew was wild straight out of the gate.During the ranch bronc competition, the horse Dakota Rice of Post Oak Bend, Tex. drew was wild straight out of the gate.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse annual Labor Day Rodeo Sept. 1 and 2 drew 200 competitors from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and Nebraska to compete for prize money and ranking to qualify for regional and national events. For a listing of winners in the various professional events, see the Sept. 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.