Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Show honors leaders in cowboy culture
Ranchers, cowboy poets and rodeo cowgirls were among those spotlighted Thursday night in the American Cowboy Culture Awards Show at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.
The show, which featured awards in 16 categories, also launched the 16th annual National Cowboy Symposium and Celebration for a three-day replay of scenes from the Old West.
Larry Maurice of Truckee, Calif., was presented the Cowboy Poetry Award. His literary inspiration reflects 20 years as a cowboy, horse wrangler and packer in the Eastern Sierra Mountains and the high deserts of Nevada.
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