E-T Staff Report

The spotlight is on Erath County!

Erath is home to many rodeo and western greats, and on Nov. 15 the Dublin Rodeo Heritage Association will honor five of them as well as a founding organization.

The 2008 Honor Awards Banquet will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Dublin High School cafeteria.

The event will recognize lifetime achievements in rodeo and western living. This year’s honorees include Jack Buschbom, Weldon McConnell, Lawrence McConnell, Dick Harbin and Dublin Rodeo Band members.

New this year is a special presentation tribute to the National Cutting Horse Association and their first cutting event held in the Colborn Bowl in Dublin.

The evening festivities include a fajita dinner, live and silent auctions, and a special honors presentation. Tickets are $10 each and can be reserved by calling 254-445-3846. Tickets are also available at the door.