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You can't miss the Chris LeDoux Memorial Park Dedication as signs guide the way from the off ramps of Interstate 25 into Kaycee.The cover of one of the programs available for the eventThe schedule of eventsMore banners - this one above the Invasion Bar on Nolan Avenue - just across the street from the raised band area that will see action after the Memorial Park Dedication.The Invasion Bar area as attendees  start to arrive for the dedication.Across the street from the Invasion Bar, Bill Jones, once a resident of Sheridan and now of Kaycee, can be seen next to the flag pole working a Lemonade and Ice Tea stand.Looking north on Nolan Avenue at 1st Street where the Memorial Dedication will take place at 3:00 pm. as the crowd is starting to find a place to sit or stand.The "Good Ride Cowboy" bronze sculpture remains veiled beneath the flag that hangs in front of the Rusty Spur saddle & tack shop on Nolan  Avenue (Old Hwy 87).The corner of 1st Street and Nolan Avenue is starting to fill up.The double gates to the Chris LeDoux Memorial Park with the still covered sculpture standing between the gate and the tree.The covered bronze sculpture "Good Ride Cowboy" that will be unveiled at 3:00 pm.The bandstand in front of the "Hoofprints of the Past" museum is being readied for the 4:00 pm performanceThe crowd to the left of the park gate.The crowd to the right of the park gates is forming with Big Horn residents Jim and Barb Niner sitting in the very center as they await the dedication.Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal has arrived for the dedication.Emcee Bob Price of KTWO Radio in Casper recognizes the World Champion Cowboys who are present in the front row and then introduces Brian Scott who will introduce the military flag presentation detail.The World Champion Cowboys recognized by Emcee Bob Price.Brian Scott introduces the three Kaycee members of the armed forces flag presentation detail.With the National Flag is Navy Petty Officer Logan Brock, with the POW/MIA flag is Marine Lance Corporal Burt Buckingham and with the Wyoming State Flag is Air Force Airman Justin Taylor.With flags and servicemen front and center hats go from "heads to hearts" as the National Anthem is sung.

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