Small Kansas town ready for big rodeo weekend

Photo Credit: KTRE-TV (Raycom Media)
Photo Credit: KTRE-TV (Raycom Media)

ABBYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — The small central Kansas town of Abbyville is ready for its annual influx of cowboys.

The 51st annual Abbyville rodeo is scheduled for this weekend. It draws thousands of contestants and spectators to the Reno County town of 87 residents.

The Hutchinson News reports (http://bit.ly/19sR5c8 ) that Abbyville Frontier Days also includes good food, music, a parade and a cowboy church service on Sunday. Events begin Thursday, with the first rodeo competition on Friday evening.

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Information from: The Hutchinson (Kan.) News, http://www.hutchnews.com

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