Lightning strikes in the backdrop of the Shamrock Arena during the first night of the Vale 4th of July Rodeo on Thursday, July 1. (ANGELINA KATSANIS/The Enterprise)
VALE - The 106th running of the Vale 4th of July Rodeo got off under cloudy skies, nearby lightening and a crowd eager for action on Thursday, July 1.
The rodeo continues nightly through Monday . . .