Longview PRCA Rodeo Begins

One of the most popular rodeo events in East Texas is taking place this weekend in Longview. Tonight was the first of two nights filled with rodeo cowboys and cowgirls and rodeo clowns. The 16th annual Longview PRCA rodeo is being held at the Longview fairgrounds. The event draws thousands of fans each year, and many just love the rodeo atmosphere.
  The rodeo continues tomorrow night at 8 at the Longview Fairgrounds Rodeo Arena. Tickets are 10 dollars at the gate. They're 14 dollars for reserved seating. Tickets for children under 12 are 4 dollars or free with 3 cans of food to be donated to the Highway 80 Rescue Mission.

Bob Hallmark, reporting.