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Former Eagle Butte resident honored

The 28th Annual Casey Tibbs Foundation Tribute Dinner honored six nominees on Saturday, November 4, 2017. “This event is an opportunity for friends and families in the ranching and rodeo communities to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of South Dakota cowboys, cowgirls, families and animals,” said Director Cindy Bahe. “This year our event, an annual fundraiser for the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center, was sold out and we had a packed house.”

The 2017 Casey Tibbs Foundation Tribute Dinner honored six nominees in front of sell-out crowd. Pictured above from left to right are: Ote Berry, Joe Thorne, Renee Kost Sutton and Jesse Bail. Submitted Photo.

The following nominees were honored: Rodeo Cowgirl Great: Renee Kost Sutton of Burke; Rodeo Cowboy Great: Jesse Bail of Camp Crook; Past Rodeo Great: Ote Berry, formerly of Scenic, now of Checotah, OK; Rodeo Promoter: Joe Schomer of Fort Pierre; Ranch Cowboy Family: Joe Thorne of Pierre and Rodeo Animal Athlete: Tipperary – owned by Charlie Wilson.

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