Okeechobee Cattlemen’s Labor Day Bull Bash 2018

These photos were taken at the Labor Day Bull Bash Rodeo at the Cattlemen’s arena.

Day of the Cowboy Rodeo 2018

These photos were taken at the Day of the Cowboy Rodeo, on Saturday, July 21, at the Okeechobee Cattlemen’s Rodeo Arena.

Day of the Cowboy celebrated with ranch rodeo

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County Cattlemen’s Association (OCCA) will host the 13th annual Day of the Cowboy Ranch Rodeo on July 21 at the OCCA arena, off U.S. 441, across from Raulerson Hospital. Admission is free. The rodeo starts at 7 p.m.. The Day of the Cowboy Ranch Rodeo differs from other rodeos hosted at […]

Three Okeechobee teens compete in international rodeo

OKEECHOBEE — McKenna Hickson, Morgan Tripp and Shelby Kirton are in Shawnee, Okla. to compete in the 26th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo (IFYR) starting today, July 8. The Okeechobee trio will compete from July 8 through 13, hoping to win their share of more than $250,000 in prize money and championship saddles and buckles. […]

Okeechobee teen wins national rodeo championship

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee’s own McKenna Hickson won the world championship in the 19-and-under girls breakaway roping category at the junior National Finals Rodeo (NFR) held in Las Vegas from Dec. 11 through Dec. 16. McKenna won with a time of 2.29, while second place went to Jordi Edens of Gatesville, Texas with a time of […]

Ride for the Fight 2018

These photos were taken at the annual Ride for the Fight rodeo on Saturday, Jan. 6, the Cattlemen’s arena.

Labor Day Bull Bash Rodeo 2017

These photos were taken at the Labor Day Bull Bash Rodeo at the Cattlemen’s arena in Okeechobee.

Labor Day weekend brings festival, parade and Bull Bash

OKEECHOBEE — Labor Day weekend brings annual community traditions in Okeechobee, as residents and visitors celebrate the holiday with a festival in Flagler Park, a parade in downtown Okeechobee, and two rodeos featuring extreme bull riding. Festival Sunday and Monday Okeechobee Main Street’s Labor Day in the Park festival is a two-day event in Flagler […]

Okeechobee girl wins rodeo title

OKEECHOBEE — Brighton Bauman of Okeechobee won the National High School Rodeo Association Breakaway Roping Title in Gillette, Wyo., July 22. The Okeechobee High School sophomore has been challenging herself in rodeo for years. She won the Roy Cooper Junior Calf Roping title this year and had built up a lot of confidence for the […]

Cowtown Rodeo 2017

  These photos were taken Saturday, March 11, at the Okeechobee Cattlemen’s arena of the 2017 Cowtown rodeo.