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Morgan rodeo comes to an end

By By Matt Barrett/The Meridian Star
Aug. 19, 2001
The Saturday night finals at the Ralph Morgan Rodeo brought a close to this weekend's events in Lauderdale.
The rodeo was a success and is always a great way to spend time with family and friends, said owner Ralph Morgan, who thanked the public for its support.
The rodeo was filled to a near capacity of over 4,000.
The rodeo only comes two times a year; once in April and the other is in August. The proceeds from the event will go to help local charities such as churches and 4-h groups. As always, the concessions were great and the show was even better.
Here are the final results:
Bull riding; 1) Sheldon Isom; 2) Scott Sanders; 3) Ethan Allen Russell; 4) Chad Phipps; 5) Joshua Sofield;
Bare back: 1) Scotty Rogers; 2) Tim Hensley; 3) Phil Broome; 4) Clint Evers;
Steer Wrestling: 1) Joey Hunnicutt; 2) Brad Morgan; 3) Jayson Schoenfeld; 4) Wil Durrance;
Calf Roping: 1) Todd Gould; 2) Mitch Rinehart; 3) Jeremy Ladry; 4) Gilbert Jennings;
Barrell racing: 1) Debbie Doerner ; 2) Darlene Fletcher; 3) Cami Dewees; 4) Ashley Norris; 5) Keli Nelson; 6) Kristi Gibbs;
Saddle bronc; 1) Josh Hunt ; 2) Ben Lee ; 3) Audie Reagan ; 4) Chad Cole.