2017 Bred to Buck & Buckaroos Calendars are HERE!

$15 + shipping. Proceeds go to Ingomar Rodeo Club. Email us at ll@campiou.com or use our CONTACT FORM to order. Calendars may also be purchased from the Lazy JC in Melstone or the Jersey Lilly in Ingomar.

Our Readers Write

Re: Afternoon Tea at the Jersey Lilly 2016
Very many thanks for sharing this review - together with photos - of an astounding tea party. I was deeply impressed with the staging of the event and the trouble to which the ladies had gone to make it so special.

In Victorian and Edwardian times, the milliners of London created the most fabulous hats for ladies. Actresses led the fashions and not just the wealthy appearing in the Royal Enclosure at the Ascot Races.

I noted the beautiful tea services being used and the decorum of the event. Most impressive coming from our cousins over the pond!!!! At least some people appreciate the living standards and life style of a bygone age.

Please let the sentiments and admiration of a Brit be known to those who organised and attended this splendid function.
Warm regards as always.
Keith Shipman
Saarlouis - Nalbach
[Ed.: Read the full story about the afternoon tea here]

"My great uncle was Vern Thomason from Jordan area; since he also raised sheep we assume he may have taken the wool to Ingomar for shipping. We had some contact with him long ago, before he died; and we were able to go out to the old ranch with permission from the current owner (about forty years ago now). He told a story to my youngest brother, about a man who murdered someone in the area; and the law was going to be some days away at that time...Read more

LINDA LOU: Although Owen Badgett does not do email we got Peggy’s story to him by phone. And we will ask around for more information about the sheepherders that frequented Ingomar, and share with readers. Thanks Peggy!

"I knew Owen years ago when I lived in Miles City. I still have a poetry book that he autographed for me. Its in a box but I still have it! Owen used to come down to the Hole In The Wall where a bunch of us girls worked and he would come down and say hey and hang out for a bit.:) I hope he had a good turn-out at the Museum last night." - Stephani S-C.

Camp IOU News

Owen Badgett Performs at 1st Annual Cowboy Up Winter Camp, Miles City

Eastern Montana cowboy poet, Owen Badgett, featured in the documentary “The Gypsy Cowman,” performed at the First Annual Cowboy Up Winter Camp, a Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering in Miles City, MT. Owen and Bob Petermann are shown wowing the crowd with their inspired version of the Ragged Old Flag, performed by Owen, with Bob singing and playing America the Beautiful. The event was hosted at the Historic Olive Hotel in Miles City, Jan 20-21, 2012. Everybody had a great time!