🔒A ‘great butt,’ Roy Rogers, and living, breathing rodeo: Houston photographer Geoff Winningham reflects on Houston Rodeo of 1971
Photographer and Rice professor Geoff Winningham said his book about the Houston Rodeo in 1971 didn’t make a splash -- in fact, he told KPRC 2 recently, it didn’t really make much of an impact at all.
Houston Rodeo: Baylor doctor assessing risks of attending large-scale events
The Executive Vice President at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. James McDeavitt, said Harris County is currently at a “medium risk” with COVID, and he expects over the next few weeks that it will be considered low risk, despite people gathering at large events like the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
🔒Insiders: VIDEO, PHOTOS: Wagon wheels, clopping heels and a hog roast: Inside life on the Prairie View Trail Ride
KPRC 2′s Zach Lashway came along with the Prairie View Trail Ride this week as riders traversed Texas on horseback and wagons on their way to Houston for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
‘There is nothing bigger than that for me’: Country star Parker McCollum reflects on his RodeoHouston debut
After the big success of his hits ‘Pretty Heart,’ ‘To be Loved by You,’ and a string of sold-out shows all over the nation, Conroe native Parker McCollum finds himself on the verge of country music superstardom.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo awards over $12 million in educational scholarships to Texas students
On Saturday, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials announced the 633 students who received one of the organization’s educational scholarships. A total of more than $12 million in scholarships were awarded to students across the state of Texas.
George Strait to perform at 2022 Houston Rodeo
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials announced Tuesday the Rodeo’s 90th anniversary celebration, scheduled for 21 days Monday, Feb. 28 through Sunday, March 20, will include an extra day and a concert-only performance by country music icon George Strait.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announces updated 2021 dates
UPDATE:Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has released a statement on the updated dates for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, warning that it might not happen when organizers hope. “The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is part of the DNA that makes up who we are as Harris County," Hidalgo said. IN HOUSTON: Houston Rodeo dedicates $21 million to young participants and youth education“The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is truly a community event that Rodeo fans look forward to each and every year,” Chris Boleman, Rodeo president and CEO, said in a release. More details including health and safety measures will be shared in March 2021, rodeo officials said in a statement. The 2020 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo closed abruptly on March 11 as COVID-19 cases began spreading in Houston.chron.com
Restaurant Deals During the Coronavirus
We have a list of some of the most recent deals to be found around town. Photo by Barry FantichOrleans Seafood20940 Katy FreewayThis new Orleans-style seafood restaurant in Katy is hoping to alleviate some of the stress of a sinking stock market and coronavirus fears. Throughout the month of March, it will take 10 percent off any to go orders called in to the restaurant. EXPAND If you got an unused Rodeo ticket, Voodoo's got a free Rodeo doughnut. The Rodeo doughnut is a chocolate cake doughnut dipped in vanilla frosting with a blue star, red sprinkles and chocolate chips.houstonpress.com
Coronavirus Fears Shut Down Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo 2020 Early
In an unprecedented action, local officials announced today that they are cutting short the run for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo amid coronavirus fears. "That means for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo they are directly impacted. A statement issued by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo:In the interest of public health, the City of Houston and the Houston Health Department have ordered the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to close. We look forward to the 2021 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to continue to promote agriculture, education, entertainment and Western heritage. Projections about coping with COVID-19 Graphic by Houston Health DepartmentJennifer Lake, Violeta Alvarez and Margaret Downing contributed to this article.houstonpress.com
Houston Restaurants and Bars Offering Rodeo Specials, Just in Time for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
With the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo taking over the city from Tuesday, March 3 through Sunday, March 22, its officially Rodeo season. From succulent bbq brisket sandwiches and smokehouse burgers to steaks the size of Texas, here are the Rodeo Specials youll be wanting to get down on this season. Rodeo season food specials include Chamorro De Puerco Carnitas Style and Cowboy Steak, available every day of the week. Related Stories Getting Ready To Rodeo at Rodeo Uncorked! EXPAND Dig into Jax Grill's Brisket Sandwich on Texas toast.houstonpress.com
Former Houston Dash soccer star Kealia Ohai out as grand marshal for Rodeo parade
Former Houston Dash soccer star Kealia Ohai out as grand marshal for Rodeo paradeHouston Dash forward Kealia Ohai (7) talking to teammates during the first half of the NWSL game against the Orlando Pride at BBVA Stadium on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Houston. Houston Dash forward Kealia Ohai (7) talking to teammates during the first half of the NWSL game against the Orlando Pride at BBVA Stadium on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Houston. Photo: Yi-Chin Lee/Staff Photographer Photo: Yi-Chin Lee/Staff Photographer Image 1 of / 20 Caption Close Former Houston Dash soccer star Kealia Ohai out as grand marshal for Rodeo parade 1 / 20 Back to GalleryFormer Houston Dash soccer forward Kealia Ohai will no longer serve as grand marshal of the 2020 Downtown Rodeo Parade, rodeo officials said in a news release. The news comes just two weeks after the soccer star was traded to the Chicago Red Stars for defender Katie Naughton. We were excited to have Kealia lead our 2020 Downtown Rodeo Parade and appreciated her willingness to be a part of our annual tradition, Cowley said.chron.com
Officials study fire at California fuel site after quake
"The odds of this being caused by an earthquake would be extremely unusual," said Kuprewicz, adding that pipelines are designed with earthquakes in mind to handle a lot of stress and movement. The fire could have been caused by a pipe that failed, a broken seal on a pump that created a leak or some other problem that allowed ethanol to escape to the atmosphere where it found a source of ignition.chicagotribune.com