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— A local band will perform at this year’s Mule Jump.

Straightline, composed of Tommy Guyll, sound man; Billy Tate, drummer; Bobby McKenzie, bass guitar; Chris McKenzie, lead guitar and vocals;

and Rodney Bough, piano and vocals.

“The closest distance to rock and roll is a straight line,” Tate said, of the name. Their music style is defined as modern country, old country and Southern rock.


Large photograph: A mule owned by John Higgins Jr. of Green

top, Mo., cleared the jump at the 2008 Pea Ridge Mule Jump.

Small pix:

Alexa Higgins of Greentop, Mo., won third place in the 14 and

under flag race riding Easy Jet. She also won the 14 and under boot

race and the pole bending event.

Lindsey Vaught of Neosho, Mo., tries to encourage Peache Hu to

take a jump at the 2008 Mule Jump.

Children from 3 to 7 years of age participated in the stick mule

event last year.

Times photographs from 2008 Mule Jump by Annette Beard

Page designed by Teresa Hufford

News, Pages 15 on 10/07/2009

Print Headline: Straightline to perform

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