Raymond “Bump” Postlethwaite of Adrian, Mich., scored 74 points for staying on J4 for the entire
time during the bareback riding event that kicked off the competition at Hoppel’s Championship
Rodeo Friday night. Cowboys and cowgirls compete in the local Mid-States Rodeo Association for
national points. The rodeo continues tonight with local competitors along with riders from all
over the eastern and midwestern United States. Saturday’s rodeo will end with a fireworks display
from F&V Fireworks.