2016 Saint Jo Rodeo Program

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Officers

2015 Royalty

President– Sarah Hess

Queen—Kaylee Choate

Vice President– Danny Wolf

Jr Queen—Kamryn Wyatt

Treasurer- LouAnn Poynor

Princess– Jalee Lucas

Secretary– Sherie Voth Parade Marshal- Rocky Roberts

Rodeo Committee Members

Media Relations– Nancee Turlington

Billy Poynor

Sweetheart-Kendal Wolf

Alan Stanley

Jimmy George Danny Wolf

David & Ginger Borden

Kelli Merkle

Larry & Deanna Borden

Sean Merkle

Ralph Borden

Debbie Poynor

Nick, Anita, Celene & Ashlyn Burke

Danny, JaLee, Wade & Wyatt Lucas

Chris & MaLynn Burns

Billy & LouAnn Poynor

Bryson Burns

Megan Richardson

Whitley Burns

Kristen Roberts

Eli Casey

Rocky Roberts

Melissa Chaffin

Eric & Laurie Roles

Amber, Kaylee & Kaytlyn Choate

Stephanie Roles

Michael & Stephanie Clark

Alan Stanley

Michael Dale & Ashley Clark

Martha Thompson

Dick & Camille Crist

Nancee Turlington

Patsy Diana

Sherie Voth

Jimmy George

Phillip & Stacey Ward

Destiny Hein

Joe Warren

Robert Hess

Serentiy Whitcomb

Sarah Hess

Danny Wolf

Rita Blakely Hooker

Kendal Wolf

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My name is Rocky Roberts. I was nominated to be the Grand Marshal for the 2016 Saint Jo Rodeo and Parade. It is an honor to accept this position. Saint Jo, Texas has been my hometown all my life. I was born on October 8, 1984 to Bob and Sharon Roberts. I attended Saint Jo I.S.D. all 13 years of my school career. After graduating Saint Jo High School in 2003, I enrolled and attended NCTC College in Gainesville, Texas taking Farm and Ranch management classes and stayed in college until 2006. As the year 2006 approached, my life had many changes. I got my first full time job at Weber Aircraft. Today I am still an employee of the same company. I also got a position helping a small Baptist Church in Callisburg with their youth group. Today I am still attending the same church and now leading their music. In 2008 I joined the Saint Jo Riding Club. In 2009 I became the Parade Marshall for the club. Ever since I took that position, I have been able to take the club to rodeos and parades that we had not attended in many years including Fort Worth Stock Show Parade. Fort Worth is the biggest and most enjoyable parade we attend. On July 16, 2011 I married Kristen. It has been a great 4 ½ years together and looking forward to more years ahead. I enjoy being a part of the Saint Jo Riding Club and other community events. I want to thank everyone for allowing me to be an active citizen of this community. May God Bless each of you!

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The Saint Jo Riding Club and Rednecks with Paychecks take great pride in announcing that the 59 th Annual Saint Jo Rodeo is Dedicated to our Miltary Veterans. We honor all of those men and women -whose service to our country and whose sacrifices- have given us the freedoms we enjoy today. Many of our Veterans – who served in various wars – live in and around Saint Jo. This year's Rodeo is dedicated to all of you. As a small token of our appreciation, the Saint Jo Rodeo will admit all of our Veterans free of charge (and active Military with ID). We also invite all of our Veterans to ride in our Parade on Saturday May 14th. Parade entry forms and information can be found at saintjorodeo.com. This years Rodeo and Parade is a Salute to our Military Veterans. Thank-you for your time and service, for protecting our country and for fighting for our freedom. This Rodeo is for you. The Saint Jo High School, Class of 1943 had three men who served in World War II and we are proud to share the stories of Gerald Boyd, Quinton Conyers and Cooper Price . Quinton and Cooper went to Washington D.C. last fall on the DFW Honor Flight. Gerald makes the Honor Flight to our capitol on May 6, 2016. Cooper Price- Cooper graduated in 1943 from Saint Jo High School. In December of 1945, he was drafted into the Navy and went to San Diego for boot camp. He was assigned to the engine room aboard the USS Columbia. He was on the main throttle and Fireman First Class. He served all over the South Pacific-including Hawaii, Phillipines, Borneo, and Australia. After leaving the Navy in August of 1946, Cooper attended NTSTC (now NTU) in Denton for two years. When he returned to Saint Jo, he went to work for J.L. Lauderdale-Sinclair Agent. Most of his employment was in the oil and gas industry. In March 1953-he married Roberat Snapp and they made their home in Saint Jo-where they raised their two children, Diane and David. Cooper and Roberta have enjoyed retirement for the last 20 years. Quinton Conyers- After graduating from Saint Jo High School in 1943, Quinton enlisted into the Navy in 1944. He went overseas on a troop ship and was later reassigned to a crash boat named “the Devil's Daughter”. He served in the Phillipine Islands until May 1946. After leaving the Navy he returned to Saint Jo. On December 27, 1947- Quinton and Mildred were married and they had 2 sons, Clinton and Ronnie. When he returned to Saint Jo, he initially got a job doing ranch work. He then went to work for Nocona Boots and worked there for 35 ½ years before retiring. Gerald Boyd- Gerald graduated from Saint Jo High School in 1943 and was inducted into the Army in July 1944. During the war, he served in the South Pacific in an Anti-Aircraft Battalion as personnel clerk on Ie Shima. After the war ended and during the Occupation of Japan, he was transferred to the 6 th AAA Gun Battalion on Okinawa and held the position of Tech Sergeant in charge of the Headquarters Battalion Personnel Office. In October of 1946, Gerald was discharged from the Army. He went to North Texas State College and received received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1951. He began his career at Elecronic Data Processing (EDP), recording labor and payroll records. This later evolved into the IBM computer systems at General Dynamicswhere he retired as Master Console Operator with 37 years of service. In 1952, Gerald met the love of his lifeBillie. They married on Dec. 20th of 1952 and they had 2 children, Robby and Janna.

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Major Sponsor: Rednecks with Paychecks

Main Sponsors: First State Bank of Saint Jo

Community Lumber of Muenster

J.R Thompson, Inc.

Nortex Communications Nocona Dental

Bucking Chutes Sponsors: Enderby Gas

Let In Gate: Let Out Gate:

Dairy Queen of Saint Jo

Hess Meat Co. of Muenster

Leaning Oak Ranch of Saint Jo

Muenster State Bank

Schilling Tire of Muenster

Foster’s Western Wear Denton The Real Estate Co. of Gainesville

Stick Bull Competition :

Cavender’s Western Wear & Padic Inc.

Stick Bull Buckle Sponsors:

Red River Shooting Stars & Hats Off Towing

Event Belt Buckles: Barrels - Cactus Clinic Saint Jo Saddle Bronc - Bryce Family Saint Jo Ranch Bronc - PNA\API in Gainesville Bareback Bronc - Field Ranch Gainesville Bull Riding - Eli Casey of Saint Jo Calf Roping - NCTC AG Dept Breakaway Roper - Martindale Feed Steer Wrestler - Collier Ranch/J. Collier Cooksey Team Roper - Phillips Ranch of Saint Jo

Kids Buckles & Junior Royalty

Team Roper - Saint Jo Farm & Ranch

Junior Queen - Panache of Saint Jo

Queen - Red River Motorcycle Trails Saint Jo

Princess - Don & Janie Vogel Saint Jo

Queen Horsemanship - TNT Electric Inc.

Jr. Queen Horsemanship - Jerru Hess Trucking Calf Scramble Fri - George & Melissa Chaffin Calf Scramble Sat - Thompson Farms of Saint Jo Jr Calf Scramble Fri - Shadden Construction Jr Calf Scramble Sat - Dennis Charolais Saint Jo

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The Saint Jo Riding Club was organized by Weldon Dennis in 1957. This bold and Enthusiastic venture, which most people would hesitate to begin, has been quite fruitful. Charles Dennis was the first vice president, Starr Mann was secretary & treasurer and Bobby Tuggle, Noah Pitman’s granddaughter, was the first sweetheart. During the first year, the Saint Jo Riding Club won only third place in the parade competition. Mack Thweatt was the next president, in these trying years of getting started, and was followed by F.C. Galmor who served two years. Much progress had taken place from the very beginning, and in 1960, the first rodeo arena was built. The crowd sat on the hillside during the first rodeo, and then came the strong desire for better facilities. The entire citizenship of Saint Jo and surrounding area have cooperated in enlarging and improving the present Riding Club Arena and all its facilities. This lovely amusement spot symbolizes loyalty, good will, hard work, and community spirit of the Saint Jo Area. The Club has over 200 trophies to its honor. Some of these trophies are displayed at area local businesses in Saint Jo. Please visit our rodeo legacy and our rich history at Trailtown Treasures on the Square or the Stonewall Saloon. The Riding Club, through strong cooperation, has enjoyed many successful years. They now have their adequate arena, with a concrete pavilion. In 1987, the Club improved the facilities even more by running city water to the arena. O.K. Williams had served as president 1962 till 1975. Craig Lawson served as president from 1976 to 1984. Charles Dennis served as president from 1985 through 1994. Eli Casey was elected president for 1995 and 1996. Charles Dennis was again elected president from 1997 till 2003. Ancil Thurman was elected president 2003 - 2007. Eli Casey was elected president in 2007-2011. Nancee Turlington was elected in 2011-2013. Randall Flusche was elected in 2013-2015. Our current president is Sarah Hess.

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The success of our organization is made possible by the continued support of YOU, our community, our neighbors, and our sponsors. We take great pride in awarding local high school seniors academic scholarships. We award more money than any other riding club in our area. We are non-profit, we donate your money back to our community organizations. In 2015, we gave back over $10,000 in scholarship funds and donations to our surrounding communities. We want to preserve the sport of rodeo as well as encourage others to give back. We truly appreciate your support, whether it’s donations, sponsorship or admittance to our rodeo performances. We want you to know that your money is truly helping others. Thank you!

The Saint Jo Riding Club “Giving Back to the Community”

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The Saint Jo Riding Club would like to say thank you to the members of the Saint Jo Fire and EMS Department, for all their hard work and dedication to our community! Acuna, Joe

Hilton, Nathan

Pledger, Jeff

Armstrong, Bobby

Luttmer, Chris

Teague, Chuck

Armstrong, Shawn

Luttmer, Sarah

Thomas, Scott

Bacchus, Paul

Maas, Andy

Thompson, Lucas

Brewer, Kyle

Maas, Debbie

Weger, Brian

Cook, Jacob

Martin, Mike

Weger, Dee

Dunn, Charlie

Montgomery, Michael

Weger, Kayla

Hall, Clay

Ogden, Krystal

Wolf, Bryan

Hilton, Marty

Ogden, Kyle

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Friday & Saturday Night Feature

Red River Shooting Stars The Red River Shooting Stars are a non-profit equestrian drill team. A group of girls and horses that dedicate all their time, heart, and soul to do drill. We are dressed in the beautiful sparkling patriotic colors red, white, and blue while performing fast paced drills to upbeat music. We travel all over Texas and Oklahoma spreading patriotism at rodeos and parades, while riding for the American Soldier. Members are Amber Choate-Captain, Kaylee Choate, Kelsey Eldridge, Daniela Reynolds, Kelli Merkle, Hailey Kelly, Jennifer Cook

Motto: In riding a horse we borrow freedom.

Flying C Rodeo Company specializes in producing award winning rodeos in Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arkansas and Louisiana. Owned by Will, Karen, Todd and Casey Cook, Flying C is a family owned rodeo company based out of Madill, Oklahoma. Flying C produces rodeos sanctioned with the United Professional Rodeo Association (UPRA), Arkansas Rodeo Association (ARA), Cowboys Regional Rodeo Association (CRRA), Cowboys Professional Rodeo Association (CPRA), Texas Rodeo Cowboys Association (TCRA) and beginning in 2009, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). Flying C is dedicated to producing rodeos that are action packed with excitement and entertainment. Our events are professionally sanctioned to provide the best cowboy and cowgirl athletes available. Through out the years Flying C has established great relationships with these cowboys and cowgirls, they like to compete at Flying C produced rodeos because they know there will be adequate prize money and championship stock. Flying C has over 25 years in the rodeo industry, Top Contestants, Professional Support, Integrity, and Legendary Rodeo Tradition. Flying C Rodeo Company Will, Karen, Casey, Todd, Misty & Cane Cook Rt 4 Box 865 Madill, OK 73446


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THE SAINT JO RIDING CLUB Wants to give a very big THANK YOU TO:

The Saint Jo Tribune “The Oldest Newspaper in Montague County”

And to Sonny & Dee Cole, Josh Cole, Lynetta Cole and Judy & Charlie Taylor for all the many years of supporting the Saint Jo Riding Club

Flusche Enterprises Inc. Since 1942 Tom, Jack and Neal

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Hydraulic Hoses

Hydraulic Bale Spears

Cattle Feeders

Round Bale Rings and Feed Troughs

Heliarc Welding Aluminum and Stainless


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Family Owned and Operated Saint Jo, Texas

Leeton, Kim and William Phillips Proudly supporting Saint Jo Rodeo

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Trailtown Treasures

GAS

OIL

DIESEL

KEROSENE

WALTERSCHEID

On the Square

OIL COMPANY

Saint Jo, Texas

Unique handmade gifts and antiques Located on the west side of the square Wed.—Sat. 10 AM to 5 PM

Sunday 1 PM to 5 PM

South Hwy 373

940-759-2737

Muenster, Texas

940-736-5646

Jeff and Amanda Myrick 940-665-0751

335 A North Grand Ave. Gainesville, Texas

Signs, Shirts, Banners & More! Embroidery Rhinestones Graphics Proudly supporting the Saint Jo Riding Club and Rodeo!

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Christian Funeral Services Monuments - Pre Arrangements

Les Scott Owner - Funeral Director In Charge

PO Box 280

PO Box 327 200 N. Hwy 82 Saint Jo, TX 76265 940-995-2288

Kirsten Goff Office Manager

310 N Walnut Muenster, TX 76252 940-759-2556


Custom Processing

Wholesale & Retail

Beef-Hogs-Wild Game

Beef—Pork

Sausages & Cheese Jerky Stanley Hess

Henry Knabe

Owner

Plant Manager

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Richard Dennis


204 N. Walnut Street Muenster TX 76252 Phone 940-759-4001 Glenn Walterscheid, Tim Felderhoff and Mel Walterscheid Concrete

Dirt Work

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Large and small animal medicine & surgery

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Proudly supporting The Saint Jo Riding Club

Mon-Wed 3pm-8pm Thurs-Sat 11am-8pm 203 E. Howell Saint Jo, TX 76265 Shawna Parker Owner

STABLES AND SADDLE 

Horse Boarding

Saddles

Tack

Chaps & Chinks

Spur Straps

Come Visit The Stonewall Saloon Located on the Historic Saint Jo Square Saturday 11am-5pm Sunday 1pm-4pm

CONTACT US: 1-940-759-4158 or 1-972-977-9394 E-mail: charles@barfknechtsaddleshop.net

Or By Appointment

Preserving Saint Jo History


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Owners: Dave and Judy Webster Shane and Katie Morman

Monday—Friday 8 AM—6 PM Saturday 8 AM—4 PM

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Surveillance System with mobile viewing Sales ~ Installs ~ Service Troubleshooting ~ Upgrades Jason Ivins

Cell: 940-736-5874 P O Box 328

Sales/Service

Saint Jo, TX 76265

Proudly supporting The Saint Jo Riding Club


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9039 Katy Freeway, Suite 342

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I am the daughter of Scott and Kody Patrick and the granddaughter of Butch and Delores Geurin of Saint Jo and Shelby and Donna Patrick of Burkburnett. I have attended school at Saint Jo since prekindergarten and have been an active participant in sports and organizations throughout those years. I participated in UIL Academics, Volleyball, Track, Tennis, Golf, FCCLA, FFA and National Honors Society. In the fall, I plan to attend Texas A&M University and major in Biomedical Science then continue onto medical school to become a pediatrician. .

Hi, my name is Morgan Olivia McDowell and I am 18 years old. I have lived in Forestburg, Texas for a little over 15 years now and will be graduating from Forestburg High School this May. After high school, I plan on attending NCTC (Gainesville) and getting my associates degree in nursing. In my spare time, I enjoy being outside riding horses, volunteering and being with my friends and family. Thank you!

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Abby Lutmer is a graduating senior at Muenster High School. She is the daughter of Gene and Carol Lutmer of Muenster, Texas. Abby has actively participated in many extracurricular activities throughout her high school career, such as UIL Accounting, the National Honor Society and Student Council. She has been an active member of the Sacred Heart Youth Group and Sacred Heart Catholic Church all four years of high school. She has been on the “A” and “AB” honor roll and has had perfect attendance all throughout high school. Abby plans on attending North Texas Central College in the fall and obtaining an arts associates degree. Then transferring to Tarleton State University or Texas A&M University to finish out her animal science degree. Abby hopes to become a large animal veterinarian and plans on moving back to live in the Muenster area.

My name is Kason Reeves. I was born and raised in Muenster, Texas. I have two older sisters, making me the youngest in my family. I am a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and I have attended Sacred Heart Catholic School since preschool. I am very grateful for the opportunity to receive a Catholic education. I have always been very active in sports, as I have played football, basketball, baseball and track for the school ever since junior high. I plan on attending college and receiving a degree in Kinesiology with the goal of becoming a physical therapist. Sports have always been a big part of my life and I hope to tie in my love for sports with my career in physical therapy. Working as a physical therapist for a sports team is a dream job that I will continue to work towards.

Jordan Buddy is the daughter of Lee and Donna Buddy. She has two sisters. She was born in Sherman, Texas on September 18, 1997. Her favorite childhood memory was going to Disney World in Florida with her family. She currently lives in Muenster, Texas. She has attended Muenster Public School for twelve years. Jordan has been very involved throughout her high school career playing softball, actively participating in FFA, showing pigs, and performing in One Act Play. She ended her high school showing career with tenth place at the San Antonio Livestock Show Swine Show. She enjoys spending time with family and playing with her two nephews. When Jordan graduates, she will be continuing her education at Tarleton State University where she will major in Agribusiness. 33


I am Reagan Neugebauer. I am a senior at Nocona High School. I am the daughter of Jason and Anne Neugebauer. I have two siblings, an older sister Madison and a younger brother Dale. My family has had horses for as long as I can remember and I have been an active member of numerous barrel racing associations, youth rodeo, 4-H and FFA. While in 4-H and FFA, I have been a member of teams that have advanced to international as well as state levels of competition in horse judging. I have been an active member of NBHA since 2000 and TOBRA since 2013 as well as competing locally in the Chisolm Trail

Hello I’m Tyler Spruill, the youngest of two sons to Heath and Janna Spruill of Saint Jo, Texas. I am 18 years old. I’ve attended Sacred Heart Catholic School since 8th grade year and before that I attended Saint Jo Public School. I’ve lived my entire life in Saint Jo. My future plans include going to college to earn a degree, most likely in sports medicine or athletic training. This will ensure me the ability to continue to be around sports, which I love, especially the game of football! My dad works at Quasar Energy Services, in the oilfield industry, out of Gainesville, TX. My mom works as a teacher at Saint Jo Elementary in Saint Jo, TX. She was my Pre-K teacher AND my 3rd grade teacher. My older brother Colt and his wife Tatum have 3 children, Kimber, Korrigan and Jansen. They are all very special to me. My family is an important part of my life. Thank you for considering me for this scholarship. It will greatly help me in pursuing my dream.

Ashlyn Daniel Burke will be graduating from Muenster High School in the spring of this year. As a senior she is currently taking college classes at NCTC where she has a 4.0 grade point average. Ashlyn plans to attend the University of North Texas in the fall and major in English Literature. Ashlyn inspires to someday be in Editor in Chief for a major publishing company. She desires to help create the words of the world!

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2015 Saint Jo Rodeo Queen Welcome to the 59th annual Saint Jo Rodeo. My name is Kaylee Choate, the 2015 Saint Jo Riding Club Queen from Forestburg Tx. I am the 16 year old daughter of Joe Eldridge and Amber Choate.

Since receiving this title, I have represented in many grand entries and parades including: Chisholm Trail Rodeo -Nocona Tx, Boswell Oklahoma Rodeo, Jim Bowie Days Rodeo, Whitesboro Rodeo, Caddo Oklahoma Rodeo, Biggest Little Rodeo in Texas - Forestburg Tx., Old settlers Rodeo-Childress Tx., Chisholm Trail Days Rodeo – Decatur Tx., Seymour Tx, Madill Oklahoma Rodeo, Watermelon Festival Parade, Mardi Gras Parade – Nocona Tx, Saint Jo Christmas Parade, and Wise County Youth Fair Rodeo.

This rodeo season has been one of the best and I will never forget it. My hobbies include: playing school sports such as, volleyball, basketball, tennis, golf, and running track. I participated in one act play for Forestburg High School. I am also a member of the Red River Shooting Stars equestrian drill team.

I would like to give a special thank you to my parents, grandparents, other family members, and a few special friends for supporting me and helping me accomplish my dream. To the Saint Jo Riding Club, it has been an honor representing Saint Jo with you. Most of all, thank you Debbie Poynor for all of your hard work and dedication you have put forth in organizing one of the best queens contest. I can not thank you enough for all of the help and support you have given me over the past year. As I hand down my title to another lucky young lady, I want to wish all of the contestants the best of luck.

Sincerely, Kaylee

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Welcome to the 59th annual Saint Jo Rodeo! My name is Kamryn Wyatt, the 2015 Saint Jo Rodeo Jr Queen, from Deer Creek, TX. I am the 11 year old daughter of Kyle and Courtney Wyatt. I am a 5th grader at Midway school. Since being crowned Jr Queen, I have represented my new title in many exciting places including, the Chisholm Trail Rodeo & parade, Forestburg Rodeo and Watermelon Festival, Archer City , Clay County Pioneer Reunion, Jim Bowie days, Nocona Mardi Gras parade, and the Saint Jo Christmas parade. I also handed out programs and met some great people at the Texas Ranch Roundup in Wichita Falls. This has been an amazing year and one I will never forget! My hobbies include youth rodeos, barrel racing, playing basketball, and playing with my pets. I would like to thank my parents, grandparents, family, and friends who have supported me this past year. I would also like to thank Saint Jo Riding Club for putting on this wonderful rodeo each year. Also a special thank you to Debbie Poynor for putting on an awesome queen contest. As I hand down my crown to another lucky young lady I want to wish all of the contestants the best of luck and have fun!!

JaLee Lucas is the 8 year old daughter of Debbie Poynor, from Saint Jo, TX and JamesLynn Lucas, from Thackerville, OK. JaLee is a 2nd grade student at Saint Jo Elementary. Jalee is not only the 2015 Saint Jo Rodeo Princess, she was the 2014 Saint Jo Riding Club Sweetheart, and the 2013 Saint Jo Rodeo Princess. She has competed in the Saint Jo Youth Rodeo Series and the Youth Times Event Rodeo Series where she was the 2011 and 2012 6 & Under All Around Cowgirl. When she grows up JaLee would love to become a cardiologist and/or a lawyer. JaLee collects coke tabs to donate to the Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth. Last year at the Saint Jo Rodeo JaLee raised over $1000 for CookChildern's Hospital. This year she plans to raise more with her raffle. Jalee is a small girl with a big heart that loves horses, her family and helping sick children. 36


2016 Saint Jo Rodeo Queen Contestants Kincaid Johnson is the 15 year old daughter of Phillip and Stacey Ward of Nocona, and Garrett and Savanah Johnson of Forestburg. Kincaid has held the title of Saint Jo Rodeo Queen in 2006, 2010-2011 Little Miss Jim Bowie Days Rodeo Queen, 2011-2012 Saint Jo Junior Rodeo Queen, and 2014-2015 Chisholm Trail Rodeo Queen. She is a freshman at Prairie Valley ISD, where she is on the Honor Roll. Kincaid was a starter on the varsity volleyball and basketball teams and was named Academic All District in both sports. She is a member of the Prairie Valley FCCLA where she has been a two time national qualifier and state champion for the last two years, and she is the regional champion this year in life event planning. She is a member of the Saint Jo Riding Club and Prairie Valley 4H. She also is on the Montague County 4H Horse Club Horse Judging team. Kincaid has been the Saint Jo Youth Rodeo All-Around Cowgirl twice, the Jim Bowie Days Youth Rodeo All-Around Cowgirl once, and the Chisholm Trail Youth Rodeo All-Around Cowgirl twice. Her future goals are to attend college and pursue a career in sports medicine.

Samantha Tippit is pursuing her studies in equine therapy, and agricultural communications, and currently works at Salt Water Therapy in Pilot Point, Texas. She plans on pursuing a career in equine therapy and the rodeo industry after graduation next year. Samantha has grown up with a passion for horses and has always loved competing. She started riding in local play days in middle school then competed in high school rodeo. She also showed on the APHA circuit and had success riding reining horses in the NRHA. However, nothing compared with the joy she felt when barrel racing. For the last several years Samantha has pursued her rodeo passion and is excited to be a part of this years Saint Jo rodeo. She is the daughter of Michael and Diane Tippit and has two sisters, Mindy and Holly, and a brother Jacob. They are her biggest fans.

Allison Otwell is the 13 year old daughter of Kim Otwell. She is 13 years old and a 7th grader at Acton Middle School where she is a sprinter on the track team and a clarinet player in the symphonic band. She has been an active member of the Hood County Young Riders 4H Club for three years where she is a proud member of the award winning horse judging team and has shown rabbits at the county level and goats at the county level as well as at the San Antonio and Houston Stock Shows. Allison has been around horses her entire life and has participated in playdays since she was 5 years old. She is a current member of the Weatherford Comancheros Riding Club, Poor Boy Riding Club, American Association of Sheriff’s Posses and Riding Clubs, National Association of Riding Clubs and Sheriff’s Posses and Kid’s Junior Rodeo Association. She has been Junior and Senior Sweetheart for her riding clubs and has also held the titles of 2013 JCSP PRCA Rodeo Sweetheart and 2014 Little Miss Jim Bowie Days. 37


2016 Saint Jo Rodeo Jr. Queen Contestant

Kelsey Eldridge is the daughter of Joe Eldridge and Amber Choate. She will be going into the 7th grade at Forestburg ISD. She is involved in the youth group at Forestburg Methodist Church, plays junior high volleyball, Chisolm trail rodeo jr queen and a cheerleader. Kelsey’s hobbies include riding with the Red River Shooting Stars, spending time with friends and family, and gymnastics. She would like to thank each and everyone of her supporters. Also the Saint Jo Riding club members for all the hard work to prepare for the rodeo.

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2016 Saint Jo Rodeo Princess Contestants

Nevaeh is the 7 year old daughter of Kerry Fleitman of Muenster. She is a first grade student at Muenster Public Elementary School. She is a member of the Saint Jo Riding Club. She was the 2014 Saint Jo Rodeo Princess and was first runner up in the princess competition at North Texas State Fair and Rodeo in 2015. Nevaeh competed in the Gainesville Riding Club Rodeo series in 2015 as well. Nevaeh loves riding on a horse during parades and rodeos! She loves spending time with family and friends, riding horses, watching movies, playing games and Shopkins! Nevaeh participates in Saint Jo Youth rodeo series too. Nevaeh would like to become a veterinarian and take care of animals one day.

Kaycee Jo Clark is the eight your old daughter of Aaron & Kalee Clark, of Saint Jo, Texas. Granddaughter of Tony & Carla Clark of Saint Jo, Texas and Art & Patti Hammonds of Haslet, Texas. She attends school at Saint Jo Elementary, currently in 2nd grade. Kaycee Jo was the 2014 North Texas Fair and Rodeo Junior Princess, the first girl to have the honor of holding the title. She competes in barrels, poles and ribbon goats at the Chisholm Trail Youth Rodeo Series in Nocona. Kaycee Jo was the 2014 6 & Under All-Around Cowgirl for the Saint Jo Youth Rodeo Series. Kaycee Jo loves to ride her horse Jet, in parades and at rodeos. She also enjoys being a Saint Jo Mini Cheerleader, and taking tumbling classes. In the future Kaycee Jo plans to go to college to become a veterinarian, so she can take care of animals. Kaycee Jo would like to represent the Saint Jo Riding Club in parades and other rodeos, and make new friends along the way.

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4224 Karen Lane Lake Worth, TX 76135 817-BE-READY Sales@trinityordnance.com www.facebook.com/trinityordnance

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Chevrolet ■ Buick ■ GMC 1608 W Hwy 82 Gainesville, Texas

gcole@colemcnatt.com Office 940-535-7950 Cell 940-391-7957

www.colemcnatt.com

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Rednecks with Paychecks • Southern Tire Mart • NDJ Designs • North Texas Vinyl • K&D Plastics Equestrian • Jo H Photography • Panache • LouAnn Poynor • KKAJ Radio Station - Ardmore, OK • William Creek Gifts • Advance Care Vet • Red River Motorcycle Trails • Jerry Hess Trucking • TNT Electric Inc. • Barfknecht Saddle Shop • Don and Janie Vogel • Husky’s Hat & Tack Shop • Trinity Ordinance • The Browse Shop

4312 W. Hwy 82 Gainesville, TX 76240 940-665-6971

1225 E. Scott Ave.

Fax 940-665-1821

Wichita Falls, Texas 940-767-2071

Distributor of agricultural and industrial bearings and power transmission products.

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GIBBS DRUG STORE City Drug Store of Nocona, Inc. Rusty & Carolyn Fenoglio 216 Clay St Nocona, TX 76255 940-825-3226 Delivery to Saint Jo Daily


Dave Robison (940) 665-8680 Proudly supporting The Saint Jo Riding Club

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Hang ~ Tape ~ Texture Mon-Sat 9-6PM

New and Remodel

(940)766-0972 1111 E. Scott Avenue

940-902-4014

Wichita Falls, TX

727-365-7029

www.browseshopwf.com

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108 E Walnut St. Nocona, TX 76255 noconadental@gmail.com www.noconadental.com

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Nuts and Bolts

T Posts Wire & Panels

GR 5, 8 & Metric

Trailer Parts New & Used Pipe Tubing & Structural Steel

3600 Highway 82 East Sherman, Texas Office 903-893-7586 Fax 903-892-0871

www.ascoeq.com Sales

Parts

Service 48

Rental


1005 E. Division Hwy 82 Muenster, TX 940-759-2244 Klement Ford of MuensterOver 70 years of Service and Respect you deserve!

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Dick & Maurine Cain P.O. Box 605 Saint Jo, TX 76265 940/995-2121 903/821-6258

Family Friendly Fully Guided Hunts

Trophy Ridge Ranch is about 1100 acres; almost 800 of which is under high fence allowing for quality white-tailed deer management in the Red River Breaks of Montague Co. Located about 20 miles west of Gainesville, the wooded hills and valleys are ideal habitat for whitetails. All guests are accompanied by experienced guides and your trophy buck will be professionally cared for, start to finish. Guaranteed you will enjoy the hunting, accommodations, meals and the total experience. Also providing genetically superior whitetails for ranch stocking. Bucks, bred does and semen available. Call us or visit our webs i t e f o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n www.TrophyRidgeWhitetailHunts.com

Welcome Rodeo Fans!

15393 N. FM 373

Bulcher, Texas

2,700 Acres of Recreational Trail Riding www.redrivermotorcycletrails.com Open Saturdays & Sundays (940) 995-2903 50

est. 1972


Rohmer’s Restaurant Family owned & operated since 1953 Everyone Claims to be the Best…

Every Friday & Saturday

ONLY ECHO PROVES IT

Evening Special

Starting @ just

ALL YOU CAN EAT

$149

Boiled Shrimp Fried Shrimp Fried Catfish $14.99

Financing

Served with baked potato or

Starting @ just

French fries, soup and salad bar

$4,199

Available

Hwy. 82 ~ Muenster, TX Tues. Night - New York Strip, potato, salad bar & rolls $10.99 HOURS: Mon-Frie 8 am-5:30 pm Saturday 8 am - Noon www.muenstergarden.com

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Muenster Auto Parts & Muffler Shop

330 W. Hwy 82 Muenster, TX 76265 Cell: 940-736-3443

330 W Hwy. 82/PO Box 527

Email: rbaker132002@yahoo.com

Muenster, Texas 76252 Specializing In Late Model Foreign and Domestic Cars, Trucks, Gas & Diesel

Robert (Bob) Baker Owner/Operator 22 yrs experience

940-759-4487

ASE Cert. Master Technician Call Me Before You Call a Wrecker!

Muenster 940-759-2257 Gainesville 940-665-7900 52


Kelly McNabb

Teddy McNabb 940-825-3816

940-825-6401

940-841-1648

940-841-1646

Hometown Hospitality ~ Country Prices Jeannine Flusche Owner

FEED - SEED - FERTILIZER

We buy and sell antiques

WELDING SUPPLIES

(940) 759-5033 muensterantiquemall.com Monday ~ Friday 10:00—5:30 940-825-3306

Saturday 10:00—5:00

940-825-3308 fax

Closed Sunday

www.mcnabbfeed.com

On Highway 82 PO Box 10 ~ Muenster, Texas 76252

Dave Burke

WATER AND GAS LINE RENTAL AND SALES WATER PUMPS WATER PUMPING TRASH TRAILERS LIGHT TOWERS Serving

GENERATORS

Saint Jo, TX

580-221-3498

Duncan, OK

800-707-1229

Wilson, OK Elmore City, OK

940-995-2968

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GAS ~ DIESEL ~ BEER ~ ICE

24 HOURS PAY AT THE PUMP

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1320 N Grand Ave.

We want you to join us next year during our commemorative 60th year of rodeo! Please make plans to attend and contact us about our special festivities! We would like to honor you as part of this momentous occasion!

Gainesville, Texas 940-580-3565

papajohns.com Classic & Specialty Pizza, Wings, Breadsticks & Desserts

Buy · Sell · Trade

940-825-3191 Fax: 940-825-3872

Robin Walker

W. Hwy 82 / PO Box 90

Chad Brown

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Concrete Dispatch 940-612-2424 Saint Jo, TX 940-995-2245 J.R. Thompson - President

SEED & FEED, INC. Quality Feed Since 1966

Muenster 940-759-2241 Gainesville 940-665-2121 www.tonysseedandfeed.com 56


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New & Used Tires

Automotive Service & Repair 

State Inspections Oil and Lube

Alignments

Truck and Tractor Tire Repair

116 W. Second Muenster, TX 76252 (940) 759-4141

www.cavenders.com

502 Field St @ I-35

3905 Lawrence Road

Gainesville, TX 76240

Wichita Falls, TX

940-665-7142

(940) 691-2668

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Trust in the Lord with All thine heart; And Lean not Into thine own Understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct thy Paths. Proverbs 3:56

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an upscale dining experience and western atmosphere in the historic small town of Saint Jo, Texas.

Monday—Closed Tuesday—Thursday 11 AM-2:30 PM Friday—Saturday 11 AM—9 PM Sunday 11 AM—2:30 PM

For Reservations call

Owners: Jack and Debby Schoppa

940.995.2565

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We “sell” honesty, integrity, and customer service. The rest takes care of itself.

Nightly Specials

Specializing in rural, farm and ranch type properties in the scenic North Texas hill country. We also provide state certified, professional, real estate appraisal services.

940-825-3313 We Cater

Broker Contact us today! Main 940-995-2987

604 E. Hwy 82

Cell

PO Box 585

940-841-1821

JackSchoppa@yahoo.com

Nocona, Texas 76255

www.NorthTexasProperties.com We want former club members to join us! Contact us!

Looking for Saint Jo Riding Club memorabilia, pictures, anything that tells our history!

Mark your calendars! We want YOU to come and celebrate with us! Sponsorships available now!

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Sales Professional 4100 South I-35 East Denton, Texas Cell: 903-267-8002

LFARLEY@TOYOTADENTON.COM

On the Square in Saint Jo, Texas

Wednesday—Saturday 10:00—5:00 940-995-4000 201 1/2 East Howell Street Facebook Panache www.panachesaintjo.com 63


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