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Drugstore cowperson

In terror, he grabs for the horse’s mane, but cannot seem to get a firm grip. He tries to throw her arms around the horse’s neck, but he slides down the side of the horse anyway. The horse gallops along, seemingly impervious to its slipping rider.

in the stirrup, he is now at the mercy of the horse’s pounding hooves as his head is struck against the ground over and over.

As his head is battered against the ground, he is mere moments away from unconsciousness when to her great fortune…

Frank, the Wal-Mart greeter, sees his dilemma and unplugs the horse.

Music Man Jr.

Anna “Ya Gotta Have Art” Scully called to remind the world that the Vail Performing Arts Academy still has a few spaces left for its production of the “Music Man Junior.” Final auditions are this Saturday. Rehearsals start in July and the show runs Aug. 9-10 at the Vilar Center. Call 949-8016.

Eco-Challenge On the Air

USA Network is broadcasting Eco-Challenge New Zealand 2001, starting this Sunday. It’s a 4-night miniseries, starring local endur and Eco-Stud Mike Kloser. The local guys won, as you’ll recall, which makes it worh watching all by itself. It’s also cool t see just what these people put themselves through.

Attention Wordwrights

The Bookworm’s 6th annual Writing Contest is looking for honest-to-Shakespeare word people who want to win prizes, some involving Actual American Dollars. The three categories are poetry (150-word limit) fiction/short story and nonfiction essay (both 5,000-word limit). The deadline is April 19, so write like the wind. Call 926-7323.

All That Adult Jazz

Lee Harding is teaching adult jazz dance classes at the Valley Vail Academy of Dance in the Edwards Commercial Building. They’re Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:45-7:45 p.m., June 4 through June 27. The $100 course fee is due by May 1. Call Lee at 845 8936.

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