Keyword: Elizabeth Stampede
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Here comes the clown when a cowboy is down

When a cowboy needs to be saved, when children need encouragement to read or when a crowd needs a laugh, only one man can deliver in the unique way that J.W. Winklepleck does. Winklepleck earned his … more

Not all fun and games

Bull riding is considered the most dangerous event in rodeo competition, and a man dressed as a clown provides a safe haven from the bulls for riders who have gotten bucked off or completed their … more

Stampede includes variety of events

As the saying goes, there was something for just about everyone during the June 2 Elizabeth Stampede activities. While a lot of attention focused on the rodeo at Casey Jones Arena, there was a full … more

Stampede on parade

Traffic came to a standstill on several downtown streets June 2 for the Elizabeth Stampede Parade. The Stampede is an annual event. This year, the Stampede began with a concert on May 31, and … more

Concert kicks off Elizabeth Stampede

On May 31, the floor of the Casey Jones Arena that will soon be the scene of cowboys and animals competing in the Elizabeth Stampede will be transformed with a stage and sound system for the concert … more

Stampede set to charge ahead

The countdown to Elizabeth’s largest and longest-running event is underway. In just over a week, the son of a cowboy-music legend will kick off the four-day event, sending thousands of locals and … more

Events lead up to Stampede

The Elizabeth Stampede is a couple of weeks away but the community rodeo on May 19 and gymkhana on May 20 traditionally launch the events that are part of the May 31-June 2 Stampede. “The community … more

ElizBash plans nearly complete

The Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce has about wrapped up planning for the annual ElizBash, which is held May 31 to June 3 at the same time as the Elizabeth Stampede. “ElizBash carnival and a street … more

'Stampede to Read' helps kids get a charge out of literacy

Imagine horses, bulls, sheep and pigs suddenly rushing toward a common thing. Now replace those animals with 400 kids, rushing toward books. This is the effect that Stampede to Read has on kids in … more
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