Rally for Responsible Rural Leadership to be held April 17 near Las Animas

Ken Hamrick
LA Junta Tribune
A rally for responsible rural leadership will take place April 17 northwest of Las Animas.

There will be a Rally for Responsible Rural Leadership "Old West" cookout on April 17 beginning at noon.

It will take place at 30037 County Road 10, just northwest of Las Animas.

The rally is open to Republicans, Democrats and independents. There will also be games, live entertainment and food.

Guest speakers include Las Animas County Chair Citizen Carlos Lopez, Bent County Chair Robert (Jack) Barrington, former commissioner Dean Ormiston and Congressional District 4 candidate and retired Marine officer Ike McCorkle.

According to an event flyer, the rally is to form stronger community around shared American values.

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Tribune-Democrat reporter Ken Hamrick can be reached by email atKHamrick1@gannett.com.