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14 Thursday, October 20, 2016 - Mirror by Margaret Whittaker Special to The Mirror Professional Bull Riders Championship evetlts are bigger, better and now offer more than ever! This year the Blue Def Tour, one level down from the Profes- sional Bull Riders (PBR) Built Ford Tough Series, will be hosting their World Championship event in Las Ve- gas at the South Point Hotel and Casino on October 28 through 30. Several of the top bull riders may compete from the Built Ford Tough 'Series in order to gain points for their word finals starting November 1 at the T-Mobile Arena. The South Point venue is smaller but tickets are cheaper if you want to see first class bulls and riders for a bargain. Of course there are many events besides bull tiding at South Point and there are many kiosks 'for shopping with great prices. The South Point is the place to be for bull housing where you can get up close and personal with the ani- mals. A guide will give you all the information you could want. Before the show starts is the time to take a photo in front of a pen with your favorite bull if he does not charge at you. This writer was the recipient of World Championships to be held in Las Vegas BUCKED OFF - Taking part in a Professional Bull Riders event is always a dangerous adventure but many cowboys thrill at the idea of their next ride. The bull rider shown above faced the fury of a temperamental bucking bull before being tossed off to lay prostrate on the ground. Photo by Troy Overfield-Blain DRAWN ON SITE We Can Also Build The RV Garage Of Your Dreams! New Home Construction Free Drafting Service Construction Loans FHA & VA sales 95% Conventional Loans 1 year 100% Warranty 2-10 year Warranty Programs that honor last year. Rider health is so unpredictable in this sport, which PBR Built Ford Tough rider signings will be held keeps fans wondering if their guy will make it to the Wednesday through Saturday, November 2 through 5 end of the season. from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. featuring 10 riders per day. The Heroes & Legends Celebration will honor re- Signings will take place at the World Finals Fan Ex- cipients at the South Point Hotel on November 1. perience and Western Gift Expo. Riders will also be Ring Of Honor 2016 bull rider is Owen Washburn. signing at the PBR Rewards Booth at the T-Mobile The Brand of Honor is going to a fan favorite, retired Arena or/November 1. bull Bushwacker. The Jim Shoulders Award is going to As of this writing Kaique Pacheco (Brazil) is world Dr. Tandy Freeman, a dedicated and wonderful M.D. number one. His riding average is 54.55 'percent. So and the Sharon Shoulders Award will be presented to far he has earned $347,345. Not bad for a 22-year-old. Leann Hart. He has been a pro for three years. Readers looking for more information can visit www. In second place is Cooper Davis from Jasper, TX. PBR.com and all the information they could want will He has ridden 50 percent of his bulls and has three 90- be there. As of press time organizers still did not know point tides. Money earned by Davis totals $269,907. where they will be seating this author since it is a new He has been a pro for four years, arena but if readers attend, they can look for the person Two-time world champion J. B. Mauney is in third who is the most excited and loudest to find me. place. He has ridden 55.71 percent of his bulls. His Contact author Margaret Whittaker by emailing earnings are $259,907. margaret.irish@hotmail.com 1240 E. 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Veterans will be able to "This is always such receive assistance with an impactful event for accessing the U.S De- the veterans in our com- partment of Veterans Af- munity," Linda Wright, fairs benefits they earned lead event organizer, through their service, as told The Mirror. "We en- well as help with em- courage any and all cur- ployment opportunities rent and former service and other social services, members as well as all Counseling will be an- community members to other major focus at the come out and support the Veterans Stand Down, Veterans Stand Down. as will general medi- There will be so much cal screenings to ensure available, both informa- America's heroes are tion and items to help our healthy both physically veterans and of course, and mentally. Eye exams any donations of non- will be done on site and perishable foods would there will be clothing, be greatly appreciated. shoes and personal care We are looking forward items available to all to another great year!" veterans, along with free For more information food and refreshments, contact Wright at (775) Non-perishable goods 419-7857. ,,