News & Notes from the Rodeo Trail, March 6 will be broadcasting the Avi River Stampede from Fort Mohave, Ariz., March 10-12. The rodeo begins at 7:30 p.m. (MT) March 10, and at 2 p.m. March 11-12.

The Texas State Senate was scheduled to present a Senate Resolution to attending committee members of the ABC Pro Rodeo Monday. The resolution is being presented to honor the work, dedication and longevity of the ABC Pro Rodeo and its support of the Lubbock (Texas) Boys and Girls Clubs, and will be read on the Senate floor of the state capital in Austin. Dates for the 75th Annual ABC Pro Rodeo are March 30 through April 1. There will be four total performances.

In addition to the rodeo action, there will be plenty of music entertainment during Rodeo Austin (Texas) March 11-25. The music schedule at the Travis County Exposition Center includes Dwight Yoakam, March 11; Cole Swindell, March 14; Randy Rogers Band, March 17; Chase Bryant, March 18; Kenny Rogers, March 19; and Josh Turner, March 21. Cost of tickets range from $20-$175. For more information and a complete list of performers, visit

Nobody ever needs to try to be that because you are never going to be what he was. He loved rodeo. He was one-of-a-kind, Hadley Barrett.

– Fellow announcer Randy Corley on his father-in-law, legendary Hadley Barrett.

Courtesy of PRCA