Travis Faulkner, Captain; J C Moore, Lieutenant; Jamie McClain, Secretary; Charlie Lambert, Treasure; Lee Durant, Corral Boss; Joe Harris, Wrangler; Rylee Durant, Sweetheart; Bill Riddle, Rodeo Chairman. The Posse participated in many events during the year including, Abilene Parade, Fort Worth Stock Show parade and special introduction, San Angelo parade, Fredericksburg parade and Bowie parade. Service Awards were presented to Avery “Butch” Morris-25 years, and Ken “Poss” Hamilton, R L Dugan-40 years. The Posse was saddened by the loss of members Derrell Young, Herman Woodard, Buddy Sullivan, Boley Pearson, and Dub Riddle. New members elected for membership were Brent Terrell, Kenneth Barnes, Will Batten and Gary Fowler.
J. C. Moore, Captain; Joe Harris, Lieutenant; Wesley Jennings, Secretary; Lanny Loesh, Treasurer; Brent Proctor, Corral Boss; David Stanley, Wrangler; Leslie Saunders, Sweetheart; Judd Jodan, Rodeo Chairman. The Posse participated in many events during the year including Ablilene Parade, Red Steagall Wagon Train, Weatherford Veterans and Christmas Parade, Fort Worth Stock Show parade and special introduction, San Angelo Parade, Mineral Wells trail ride, and parade, Jacksboro parade, Fredericksburg parade and Bowie parade. The Posse was saddened by the loss of several members, Tom Riddle, Ernie Rutledge, Buck Thomas, Jimmy Hemphill, Jack Borden, Holton Riddle, Ray Todd, Sam Nash and R.L. Dugan.
Joe Harris – Captain, Lee Durant – Lieutenant, Wesley Jennings – Secretary, Herb Stone – Treasure, David Stanley – Corral Boss, David Carter – Wrangler, Steven Finch – Rodeo Chairman, Brianna Batten – Posse Sweetheart. In September 2011 the 7th annual PCSP Ranch Rodeo and Chuck Wagon Cook-off was a huge success under the direction of Ranch Rodeo Chairman, Blain Peacock. This rodeo is held annually the 3rd week in September. The 65th year of the Posse continued with tradition by attending many parades and grand entries. They included Abilene parade, Red Steagall Wagon Train, Weatherford Veterans Day and Christmas parade, Sansom Park Christmas parade, Fort Worth Stock Show Parade, Grand Entry and special introduction, San Angelo parade, Graham parade, 51st annual trail ride to Mineral Wells and parade, Jacksboro parade, PCSP parade, Bowie parade, and Fredericksburg parade. In November, a decision was made to accept an invitation to ride in a parade and grand entry at the “Daddy of ‘Em All”, in Cheyenne, Wyoming. It was the Posse’s first trip to Cheyenne and many details for the travel and accommodations had to be made. On the July 28, 2012, thirty eight members were ready to ride in the day’s events. It was highlighted by receiving and award and a plaque for “Outstanding Mounted Riding Group”, and a special introduction in the grand entry. Joining the members for this historic trip were family and friends totaling more than 100, who all attended the rodeo as well. With great weather, the 65th PRCA Rodeo was the 3rd largest in our history, with the largest ever Wednesday night attendance. A chuck wagon and a new team of horses were added to the Posse and were taken to all the parades and events. New concrete and fencing were added to expand the guest area in front of the concession stand and repairs were done and new paint added to the restrooms, ticket office and concession stands. Our entrance billboard sign also received a makeover with new lettering and fresh paint. Members honored and receiving service awards were, Roy Glenn Densmore and Bill Jordan – 50 years, Don Woodruff – 40 years, Mark Binion, Tommy Newberry and Tim Riddle – 25 years. We were saddened by the loss of 45 year member, James T. Barnet. New members for the year included, Ronnie Davis, Troy Rogers, Dr Richard Dixon, Seth Denbow, Dr Trey Quinn, Huck Peacock, Todd White and Sean Opitz.
Lee Durant – Captain, Bill Ward – Lieutenant, Wesley Jennings – Secretary, Larry Sullivan – Treasure, Josh Ashley – Corral Boss, Hoyt Lindsay – Wrangler, Anne Cathryn Todd – Posse Sweet Heart, and StevenFinch – Rodeo Chairman. The 66th year of the Posse continued with tradition by attending many parades and Grand Entries. They included the Abilene Parade, Red Steagall Wagon Train, Weatherford Veterans Day Parade, and Christmas Parade, Fort Worth Stock Show Parade, Grand Entry and special introduction, San Angelo Parade, Graham Parade, 52th Annual Trial Ride to Mineral Wells and Parade, Jacksboro Parade, PCSP Parade and 4 Grand Entries, Bowie Parade, and Fredericksburg Parade. Much needed fence and working pen repair was done. Concrete was added under the north stands for vendors. With great weather, the 66th PRCA Rodeo was the 4th largest in our history, with the largest ever Thursday and Saturday night attendance. Members honored and receiving service awards were David McDavid and Dr. Robert Phillips – 50 years, R.G. (Bob) Perkins and Mike Thomas – 40 years, and Brooks Worthington and Bob Muir – 25 years. We were saddened by the loss of 54 year member J.P. Binion. New members of the year included Robert Dyer, Krayton Kirpatrick, and Brandon Wilson.
Steven Finch – Captain, Shane Harris – Lieutenant, Wesley Jennings – Secretary, Larry Sullivan – Treasure, Brent Terrell – Corral Boss, Will Batten – Wrangler, Madison Sullivan – Sweetheart, and Stoney Johnson – Rodeo Chairman. The 9th annual PCSP Ranch Rodeo and Chuck Wagon Cook Off got the year started for the new officers and board of directors with a bang and a big thank you to the Ranch Rodeo Chairman Blaine Peacock, for making it a huge success. Parades that the Posse attended were Abilene, Red Steagall’s Cowboy Gathering, our home town Veterans Day and Christmas Parades, Fort Worth Stock Show Parade along with the Grand Entry and Special Introduction for the Weatherford Day, San Angelo Rodeo Parade, Granbury – Texas Independence Day Parade, Young County Rodeo Parade, 53rd Annual Trail Ride from Weatherford to Mineral Wells, Mineral Wells Rodeo Parade and Grand Entry, Jacksboro Rodeo Parade, PCSP Frontier Days Parade and 4 nights Grand Entry, Bowie PRCA Rodeo Parade, and Gillespie County Fair Parade in Fredericksburg. Projects and new additions for the year included the purchase of a new sound system for the club house, new Kubota tractor and zero turn mower, resurfaced the floor in the announcer stand, added more concrete under the bleachers and adding a “cold room” onto the beer barn. The 67th Annual PCSP Frontier Rodeo Days PRCA Rodeo was another huge success. With the help of Pete Carr’s Classic Pro Rodeo Stock Contractor, we were nominated for the PRCA medium outdoor rodeo of the year finishing in the top 5. The Posse saluted Charlie Johnson for his 60 years of service and honored members Jerry Durant, Bob Elder, Perry Mader, and Tom B. Saunders IV for their 40 years of service. Arlie Ashley, Jamie French, and Judd Jordan received plaques for their 25 years of service as well. With celebration comes sadness and mourning for the loss of 38 year members Francis Nichols and Leroy Schoonover. The Posse welcomed new members Jordan Lee, Tyler French, and Kenny Crim.
Blaine Peacock – Captain, Stoney Johnson – Lieutenant, Wesley Jennings – Secretary, Larry Sullivan – Treasurer, Hoyt Lindsay – Corral Boss, Seth Denbow – Wrangler, Wynn Todd – Sweetheart, and Tim Riddle – Rodeo Chairman. The 68th year of the Posse held many exciting developments. The 10th annual PCSP Ranch Rodeo was a bigger than ever with a very successful Chuck Wagon Cook Off and a new Wild Bronc Riding event!! There was top rate entertainment Friday – Walker & the TX Dangers and Saturday the Great Jake Hooker & the Outsiders. Thanks to Blaine Peacock, RR Chair for designing a brand new trailer stage for the bands to perform. The Annual Frontier Days Rodeo was a huge success with top notch entertainment each night. And as always the great event was much contributed to PRCA Stock Contractor Pete Carr’s Classic Pro Rodeo team. Thursday’s Tuff Enough to Wear Pink benefitet the local Susan G Komen organization. The biggest event of this rodeo was the annual softball game to raise money for our local CASA – Hope for Children and for the first time in its history the Posse Guts actually Beat the Pete Carr Classic Pro Rodeo team!! Thanks to Tim Riddle, 2015 Rodeo Chair, for a great event. Hoyt Lindsey led 40 pllus members and family to Cheyenne WY in July to participate in the Parade and Grand Entry of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo. This was a very successful trip and once again as in 2012 we wib the Best Mounted Riding group in the Parade. The members participated in many parades all over Texas and also the 54th Annual Trial Ride from Weatherford to Mineral Wells and MW Rodeo Parade, and of course our PCSP Frontier Days Rodeo and Ranch Rodeo Parades. Captain Blaine Peacock was a great leader for the PCSP during his reign and accompleted several projects. The purchase of 43 acres connected to the Posse grounds that will someday be developed into additional parking and faculities was a valuable project. The south bathrooms were completely remodeled and a new wheelchair ramp was constructed on the north bleachers. And a huge thanks to member Robert Dyer for makeing the new big screen TV inside the headquarters building become reality. We saluted Gary Grote – 40 yrs service, Dennis Hooks, Jack Parker and Jerry Blaisdell all 25 yr members. New Members David Berry, Doug Leeper, Dave Rydbeck, Reis Wilson, Gabe Saimons, Larry Walden, and Garry Giese. Sadly, we mourned the loss of 45 year Member, Ken ‘Poss’ Hamilton and 37 year Member, Bob Lambert.
Larry Sullivan – Captain, Tim Riddle – Lieutenant, Robert Dyer – Secretary, Seth Denbow – Treasurer, Randy O’Neal – Corral Boss, Todd White – Wrangler, Taylor White– Sweetheart and Joe Harris – Rodeo Chairman, Directors – Judd Jordan, Bill Ward, Jimmy Sharp, Cody Todd, Bill Riddle and Rick Dixon. Sheriff – Larry Fowler. The 69th Frontier Days Rodeo was another great success, adding a Tuesday night PRCA Extreme Bull Riding performance. The 11th Ranch Rodeo, Blaine Peacock Chairman. Under the leaderdhip of Captain Sullivan, the Posse successfully completed serveral projects during the year, including the new fence & gates at the roping shute, more concrete walkway inside the stadium area. The Posse made several parades during the year, including the Fort Worth Stock Show Parade & Grand Entry, the Annual Trail Ride to Mineral Wells-Parade-Grand Entry, the Granbury Parade, the Bowie Parade, the Jacksboro Parade, the Fredricksbury Parade, the Weatherford Veterans Day Parade, and the Weatherford, Christmas Parade,We saluted Bill Parkey for 25 yrs service, Don Gill and Maurice Curfman for 30 yrs service, Rick Merritt for 40 yrs service. And sadly, we mourned the loss of Charlie Johnson 62 year member, Bob Perkins 43 year member and Bob Elder 42 year member.
Randy O’Neal – Captain, David Stanley – Lieutenant, Doug Leeper – Secretary, Seth Denbow – Treasurer, Todd White – Carral Boss, Kenny Crim – Wrangler, Chloe Peacock – Sweetheart, J C Moore – Rodeo Chairman, Blaine Peacock – Ranch Rodeo Chairman, Larry Sullivan – Past Captain, Larry Fowler – Sheriff. Directors – Bill Ward, Cody Todd, Rick Dixon, Joe Harris, Jim Bradford, Fred Thomas. The 70th year of the Posse was filled with exciting new developments and improvements to the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse grounds. The 11th annual PCSP Ranch Rodeo in September 2016 was a continued sucess despite the rain on Friday with a nice turnout for the annual chuck wagon cook off. The entertainment was provided by local favorite, Jake Hooker & the outsiders, on Saturday night. The PCSP participated in several parades and rodeo events throughout the year with a nice turnout for each. In September the Posse traveled to Stephenville for the parade followed by attending and setting pivots for the eighth annual Back the Blue Rodeo by the Deleon Rodeo Association. The money that was given to the Posse for their participation was donated back to help the families of fallen officers. In November several members rode horseback for the Grand Opening of the new Roger Williams Auto Dealership. The annual Veteran’s Day parade brought many members out to show respect and gratitude for members of our armed forces. This year, the PCSP supported the Parker County Livestock Improvement Association (PCLIA) and HALO for freedom organizations by purchasing sponsor tables and attending their fund raising galas. For the 70th Anniversary celebration, commemorative buckles were designed and sold with one being presented to Parker County Sheriff, Larry Fowler. Toys provided by Mutton Bustin’ contestants from the Ranch Rodeo and Frontier Days Rodeo were donated to Manna’s Angel Tree for Parker County children in December. In January 2017, PCSP was well represented, once again, at the Fort Worth Stockshow and Rodeo (FWSSR) parade despite the chilling temperatures and blustery wind. Parker County Day at the FWSSR proved to be a seccess as well, with 36 members in attendance for the rodeo grand entry. In late February, thirty one of the past PCSP sweethearts gathered for a light reception and photo which was used in the April issue of the Parker County Lefestyle magazine along with an impressive article outlining the history of the sweethearts. PCSP member, Bill Ward, has played an integral role in getting the PCSP website and sweetheart photo frame updated and hung in the Sweetheart meeting room of the Posse building. He also led the efforts to get the board room organized and decorated this year. The Posse also rode in the parade for the General Granbury Birthday Celebration. In May, the Parker County Today magazine featured the Posse with photos and interviews of members for the 70th anniversary. New dimmable LED lighting was installed in the Posse building which brought together members and their families for the first Superbowl watching party. Many hours were spent making improvements to the PCSP grounds and facilities this year. The newly acquired acreage south of the grounds was improved to allow for additional parking this year by the effort of dozers and excavators donated by Posse members. New perimeter fencing was installed around the rodeo stock pens near the stock show grounds on the south side of the arena. Additional improvements to the facilities included updates to the men’s restroom near the Boo-Ray’s stand and enlarging the ticket office. Online ticket sales added this year intended to make getting to the rodeo more conveinent and to help shorten the lines. The biggest project by the Posse this year was the completion of a new home for the caretaker, RayDensmore and his wife, Trish. Many Posse members joined in the effort to provide labor and materials to make the project a success. The final event prior to the 70th Annual Frontier Days Rodeo was the 56th Annual Trail Ride from Weatherford to Mineral Wells and MW Rodeo Parade. The Posse proudly continued this tradition to promote the western hertiage of Parker County and provided lunch along the trail.
The Annual Frontier Days Rodeo anticipates another successful year with well known and beloved country artist after each night’s performances. This year’s line up will include: Steve Helms, Randy Brown, Austin Allsup, The Statesboro Revue, and Brandon Rhyder. PRCA Stock Contractor, Pete Carr’s Classic Pro Rodeo team, will produce the PRCA Extreme Bulls Night for the 2nd year and the PRCA rodeo for the 3rd year whick will be filled with entertainment from beginning to end. One addition to the rodeo that continues to be a highlight is the calf scramble, with an added night this year, providing vouchers for FFA and 4-H members that catch a calf to purchase stock show animals the upcoming year. The Posse continues to honor members of our armed forces and Back the Blues by offering discounts on admission to the rodeo. Proceeds from Thursday’s Tuff Enough to wear Pink will benefit the local Careity Foundation. The annual softball game between Pete Carr’s Classic Pro Rodeo team and the PCSP will raise money for our local beneficiary CASA of Parker County. Captain Randy O’Neal led the PCSP this year as a visionary and supervised, as well as, contributed to the numerous developments and improvements. PCSP mourned the loss of Bob Elder and Rick Merritt. New members of the year included Ryan Cate, DVM and Edward Gray.
Steven Finch – Captain, Todd White – Lieutenant, Doug Leeper – Secretary, Seth Denbow – Treasurer, Garry Giese – Corral Boss, Larry Waldon – Wrangler, Lanie Hannah – Sweetheart, Huck Peacock – Rodeo Chairman, Shane Harris, Rick Wilson – Rodeo Committee, Blaine Peacock – Ranch Rodeo Chairman, Directors – (2017)Joe Harris, Jim Bradford (2018)-Jamie French, Travis Faulkner, Larry Sullivan, Chris Hannah. Randy O’Neal – Past Captain, Larry Fowler – Sheriff. The 71st annual rodeo was a great success and the Posse was invided to be honorary Marshalls at the Fredericksburg parade in August. The south border of the property was cleared and fenced as well as a new entry on the Greenwood Road side, and agreement was reached with the PCLIA that allowed them to start the planning and construction of their new barn. We saluted Calvin Allen – 25 years, Pat Hamilton – 40 years, Phil Livingston – 40 years, and Mack Young – 40 years of service. The Posse sadly lost some great members, Fred Thomas, Dr. Gary Grote, Tom B Saunders IV and Lewis Wayne Ellis, they will be missed. We did bring in new members Lannie Fulton, Roudy Turner and Honorary Member Douglas Finch. Projects – Completed the new care taker house, Ray Densmore & wife were able to move in before Thanksgiving. With a lot of help from Posse members and friends the cost was held to about $60,000. A special thanks Don Woodruf loaned the Posse the funds with a time payment schedule.
Jamie French – Captain, Garry Giese – Lieutenant, Doug Leeper – Secretary, Seth Denbow – Treasurer, Larry Walden – Corral Boss, Troy Rogers – Wrangler, Jackie Peacock – Sweetheart, Larry Fowler – Sheriff, Steven Finch – Past Captain, Shane Harris – Rodeo Chairman, Board of Directors – Travis Faulkner, Joe Harris, Chris Hannah, Larry Sullivan, Craig Peacock, and Todd White. The 72nd year of the Posse was busy as usual attending several parades and rides. Parades included Springtown, Stephenville, Fredricksburg, Granbury, Veterans Day and Weatherford Christmas parade. In addition, other activities included escorting the Red Steagall Trail Ride and appearing at the H-E-B grand opening. They were also privileged to serve as honor guards at the R A Knight memorial service. The Ranch Rodeo was somewhat hindered by heavy rain but not enough to stop those cowboys, in the mud and crud, the rodeo went forward. For the second time in history, the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo parade was canceled due to inclement weather. The disappointment of not getting to ride in the parade was eased by being recognized in the grand entry of the rodeo, as making, “the last ride in the Will Rogers Colosseum.” The Posse showed community support by donating toys to CASA, attending the Pink Luncheon and Halo for Freedom banquet, and modeling at Badges, Bags, and Bingo. In addition to all the off property activities, the south entrance and road were completed. Many hours were spent clearing and leveling land, spreading gravel, and preparing the south property for expansion of the parking area. New speaker towers were built. The cowboy camp was renovated with concrete floors, a sink, a retaining wall, and video screens. A porch and fence were added to the caretaker’s house. Restrooms were painted and renovated. Construction was began on a racetrack for horseraces for the Ranch Rodeo in September. The PCLIA completed construction on a much needed new building. New to the Posse this year was adding the cattle drive from Millsap to the Posse grounds. The Millsap Heritage Society provided a free breakfast to start the morning off. The usual Wednesday rodeo parade was moved to Saturday. The street dance followed the parade and was moved back to downtown in the parking area off York Street. The June rodeo and the ranch rodeo set new attendance records. In June the members were saddened by the loss of twenty five year member Fred Davies. Two members, Noel Bryan and Coy Carter were recognized as 60 years, and Harold Swain, Jim Duncan, and Larry Peck were recognized for 50 years. “Thank You” for all the hours of service. Five new members were inducted this year, Mat Galliton(Jan), Trent Faulkner (Feb), Shon Novak (Apr), Charles McFarland (Apr), and Richard Lee (Jun).