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2003 Reports

August - December

(see January-April reports here
See May-July reports here)


Kanab (Utah) August (separate page)

Richfield (Utah) August


Many more 2003 reports are pending... 


(see January-April reports here)

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2005 here
2004 here

2002 here
2000- 2001 are here


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August, 2003
Annual Sevier County Cowboy Gathering  Richfield, Utah

photos and information from Jo Lynne Kirkwood and the gathering program


"A Cowboy Gathering," The Sevier Valley Round-up, was held August 8-9, 2003 in Richfield and Salina, Utah.

Headliners included Waddie Mitchell, The Sons of the San Joaquin, Brenn Hill, The Red Rock Wranglers (Curly Syndergaard, Ann B. Goddard, Roy E. Holcomb, and Laura Morris), Stampede (Steve and Terri Taylor and David Anderson) and Latigo (Ken Stevens, CR Wood, and Kevan Paul).  Hal Cannon presented Why The Cowboy Sings.

Additional local entertainers and celebrities included Jerry Brooks, Dahl Brown, Tyrel Curtis, Jo Lynne Kirkwood, Ken May, Todd Nail, Perry Payne, and Terrill Staples.

Additional poets and musicians on the program were Gordon Thomas, Doug Keller, The Paskins (Steve and Rhondalee Paskins), Dave & Amanda Anderson, Don Kennington, Wyoming Red (Rusty Endecott and Susan Park), Sam Jackson, Al Clark, Doug Brewer, Howard Norskog, Randy Stokes, Sam DeLeeuw, The Peteetneet Creek Ranch Hands, Michael Robinson, and Andy Nelson.

A youth poetry contest was judged by Sam Jackson, Curly Syndergaard, Howard Norskog, Jim Nelson, and Randy Stokes.

The finalists appeared later in the month at Kanab's Western Legends Roundup show, sharing a stage with Baxter Black.


Poet Rod Miller enjoyed the festivities.

Hal Cannon with Emily Kirkwood.

The Cowboy Heritage award was given to Bud ProbertWaddie Mitchell is on the left, Jo Lynne Kirkwood on the right.


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