June 2013 archive

Mississippi takes Lucky 7 spot

It’s OFFICIAL! On Friday afternoon, June 28, 2013, Mississippi joined the growing list of states that have awarded permanent status to the 4th Saturday in July as the National Day of the Cowboy! With its passage of HCR #3, Mississippi has become the seventh state in the country to formally recognize the importance of protecting our …

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Don Weller to illustrate 2013 National Day of the Cowboy Hatch poster

Even as a boy in Washington, renowned American illustrator and painter, Don Weller, was already drawing horses and cowboys. When he was out, exploring on his horse, he rode along the banks of the Palouse River or over the rolling hills that surrounded his home near Pullman. He roped calves in high school rodeos and …

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