Destined for Greatness

April 18, 2018 0
Wacey Schalla By Ddee Haynes I truly believe that we are all destined for greatness, but only the individual willing to put forth the effort and take chances will achieve that greatness. You can tell […]

The Roping Kindergarten Teacher

March 9, 2018 0
By Ddee Haynes If you were to peek inside the kindergarten classroom of Miss Cassie Vaughn, you would see a petite young woman with piercing blue eyes, a quick easy smile and a calmness beyond […]

Changed Plans

February 20, 2018 0
By Ddee Haynes When I sat down to write this story, the bible verse Jeremiah 29:11 kept popping into my head: “For I know the plans I have for you”, declares the Lord, “plans to […]

Rising Stars Roping

January 19, 2018 0
By Ddee Haynes While most families were either preparing and/or traveling to a destination for a Thanksgiving feast with their loved ones, more than 800 rodeo families were gearing up for one of the largest […]

That Girl was a Cowboy

December 8, 2017 0
Mary Lou Barnard By Ddee Haynes Sitting between two of my long-time dear friends in the Leedey, Okla., gymnasium, we chatted quietly as the auditorium filled to capacity. As I watched the people file in […]

Growing Pains

November 13, 2017 0
By Ddee Haynes If you were to search the word “grow” online, you will find the following definitions: To increase in size or amount, to become better or improved in some way and to become […]

National Junior High School Finals Rodeo

August 11, 2017 0
By Ddee Haynes On June 18-24, 2017 in Lebanon, Tenn., more than 1,100 junior high school cowgirls and cowboys from 46 states, Australia, British Columbia and Canada gathered to compete in one of the world’s […]

The Border Bash

June 25, 2017 0
By Ddee Haynes April 28-29, 2017 marked the Annual Border Bash held at the Legendary “Lazy E” Arena located in Guthrie, Okla. The Lazy E arena is centrally located just south of Guthrie, Okla., and […]

The American

April 4, 2017 0
By Ddee Haynes The AT&T Stadium, home of America’s team the Dallas Cowboys, recently became host to the world’s richest one-day rodeo, the American. The American is not only one of the most anticipated rodeos […]
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