Local Student Qualifies for Nat’l Rodeo Finals

Cade Hubbell ropes the heels of a steer during the state finals of the AZ Junior High School Rodeo held at the Sonoita Fairgrounds May 10 – 11.

Cade Hubbell, the son of Sam and Stephanie Hubbell, a rising 8th grader at the Elgin School, finished in 3rd place in team roping for the year, and will be competing in the finals held in Huron SD June 23 – 26 with his roping partner Madilyn Todd, of Willcox. The National Junior High School Rodeo Finals will have approximately 1000 competitors from North America and Australia competing for close to $300,000 in prizes and college scholarships.

Senior Center News

By Valerie Hing

The Patagonia Senior Center received a $1000 grant for its general fund. The monies may be used for the new refrigerator or freezer. The successful Cinco de Mayo fundraiser meal
also raised more than $500.

The Santa Cruz County Board of Health gave the center a satisfactory rating after last month’s inspection.

The meal program served 657 meals in April and the transportation program drove 3,524 miles in March with 42 clients and more than 150 driver hours.