As the chuckwagon cook yells, “Chuck’s on, com an’ get it,” the scene around the wagon looks a lot like it did back in 1866 when Charles Goodnight set out with Oliver Loving with their chuck wagon. Heritage of the trail drives long lives in the small country town of Helotes, Texas as they certainly returned traditions of the cowboys during their forth annual Chuck Wagon cook-off held March 2nd.
TEXAS STAMPEDE Chuck Wagon, manufactured by Southern Rock Island Plow Company, Dallas, Texas
story by: Roger Edison
The Academy of Western Artist gathered on February 2, 2013 for their annual Awards banquet recognizing the special achievement of various different western artist. One of the Award categories, is the Garnet Brooks Chuck Wagon Award which was presented to Shirley Richardson, of Bryson, Texas as the 2012 Chuck Wagon of the Year recipient.
Shirley Richardson, AWA Chuckwagon of the Year
24th Annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration
and National Championship Chuck Wagon Cookoff
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
September 6 - 9, 2012
The Lubbock Memorial Civic Center
1501 Mac Davis Lane
Lubbock, Texas 79401