Tuesday, October 6, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search

Lost & Found

*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound
Lost: Men's wallet, Sept. 21 at Wal-Mart fuel center in Floresville, left on side of truck, medical IDs needed. If found call 210-827-9753, no questions asked.
Found: 2 brindle cows, on Sept. 12, at the end of La Gura Rd. in South Bexar County, located between South Loop 1604 and the San Antonio River, Gillett Rd. on east and Schultz Rd. on the west. Call after 8 p.m., 210-310-9206.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Cricket Wireless is now hiring in Floresville, excellent hourly pay plus commission. We provide a professional work environment where you can grow and learn. Apply at 602 10th St. or call Cassandra at 210-758-7081, cassandraconley@live.com.
Experienced Heavy Equipment CDL Driver with HAZMAT preferred, starting pay is $20 depending on experience, must have a clean driving record and must pass background and drug/alcohol test. Apply by email teika@oscenergy.com or apply in person at 952 FM 99 Whitsett, TX 78075. 
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos

Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Agriculture Today

Legendary rodeo announcer to call bullfights in Poteet

Legendary rodeo  announcer to call bullfights in Poteet
Hadley Barrett

E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
May 4, 2011
Post a comment

POTEET -- Hadley Barrett will be in Atascosa County to celebrate the eighth anniversary of Cowboy Fellowship. He will be the featured announcer at the bullfight Saturday, May 7, at the Poteet Lions Arena on the Strawberry Festival grounds.

This year’s celebration event will feature two styles of bullfighting. Matador Enrique Delgado will perform a bloodless bullfight, and 2010 American Bullfighting Champion Evan Allard will also enter the ring.

Hadley Barrett is an institution in the world of rodeo. His mellow voice has entertained fans at almost every major rodeo across the country for more than 40 years.

Born and raised in North Platte, Neb., Barrett’s career began in the early 1950s when he announced his first rodeo in the Nebraska town of Arnold. He was inducted into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in 1999, and in 2008, Barrett was inducted into the Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City. He has also been honored at the Hall of Fame at Cheyenne Frontier Days. And when he is announcing, facts and tidbits of information flow from the microphone.

“There is absolutely tons of preparation for each rodeo,” Barrett said. “I guess you are a cross-section between a sports reporter, a master of ceremonies, and, in some cases, a stand-up comedian and entertainer.”

Barrett and the bullfighting will kick off May 7 at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person for those 10 years and older. A concession stand will be available. No ice chests or food items can be taken in.

For more information, visit www.cowboyfellowship.org or call 830-769-3733.

Your Opinions and Comments

Be the first to comment on this story!

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Agriculture Today Archives

Coupons ag-right
Heavenly Touch homeDrama Kidsauto chooserVoncille Bielefeld homeAllstate & McBride RealtyTriple R DC Experts

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.