(Photos by Sharon Burby)
The 2013 Jack County Sheriffs Posse Rodeo wrapped up Saturday night. The annual 3-day event showcased cowgirls and cowboys from all around. Winners for this year's rodeo royalty were announced during ceremonies before rodeo action started Saturday night. Taylor Dodson was crowned Rodeo Queen and named Miss Congeniality; Tennessee McConathy was named Miss Showmanship; and Caitlin Fudge was named Sweetheart. Mika Shackleford topped the Princess category; Kennedy Swan took 1st runner-up; Brynn Pardue took 2nd runner-up and Miss Congeniality; and Ragen Overton took Miss Showmanship. Madison Ward was the winner of the Horsemanship Scholarship, receiving $1,000. Caitlin Fudge was named 1st runner-up receiving $250 and Raney Overton was named 2nd runner-up receiving $100.
Taylor Dodson
Taylor Dodson
Each night, fans watched the Mutton Busters return to see who could hold on the longest. Thursday night, Lyla Pankey rode away the winner with a time of 10.6. Friday night's winner was Brantly Voyles with a time of 4.88. Saturday night's top winner was Cooper Armstrong with 85 points. Thursday's kickoff Parade gave spectators a sneak peak at Queen and Princess contestants, along with riders from Jack, Parker, and Palo Pinto Counties' Posses.


Mika Shackleford
Mika Shackleford

Cooper Armstrong and Dobbie FoxCooper wins overall all Mutton Bustin’
Cooper Armstrong and Dobbie Fox Cooper wins overall all Mutton Bustin'