Big roping event set for Vale

By Pat Caldwell

The Enterprise

VALE – Craig Evins says his dad would be surprised and a little humbled that every June local calf ropers and barrel racers converge on the Vale rodeo grounds to compete in an event in his honor.

“He would love it. He loved rodeo,” said Evins.

Since 1986, the Billy Evins Memorial Team Roping event has captured the interest and participation of local rodeo enthusiasts who vie for a chance to compete in the Vale Fourth of July Rodeo.

The Billy Evins event, sponsored by the Vale Fourth of July Rodeo Board, will be . . .