Cowgirls Josie Thompson (left), Natalie Fletcher and Lacey Thompson talk before their turns in barrel racing on Friday during the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. Josie, 14, won the barrel racing contest, and Lacey, her mother, said that they have done barrel racing together since Josie was little. (Photo by Lindsey McIntosh)

GALLERY: THE LONE STAR RODEO RIDES BACK IN TOWN

The Lone Star Rodeo traveled from Crofton to Bowling Green this past weekend, hosting events ranging from bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, cowgirl’s breakaway roping, steer wrestling, bull riding and more. The Talisman photographers saddled up to bring you the best moments from the rodeo’s 42nd visit to Bowling Green.

Seth Sneed (left) waits with his brother, Jacob Sneed, on Saturday before the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. The weekend events included bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and several categories of calf roping. (Photo by Sean McInnis)
Lone Star Rodeo core member Oralee Madison rides around the ring with an illuminated American flag on Friday during the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. The weekend events included bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and several categories of calf roping. (Photo by Arthur H. Trickett-Wile)

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A cowboy rides a bronc on Friday during the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. The weekend events included bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and several categories of calf roping. (Photo by Gabriel Milby)

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Rodeo clown Mighty Mike Wentworth does a skit with a gorilla on Saturday between competition events at the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. The weekend events included bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and several categories of calf roping. (Photo by Sean McInnis)
A cowboy falls off of his horse to wrestle a steer on Saturday during the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. The weekend events included bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and several categories of calf roping. (Photo by Emilee Arnold)
Jessica Fowlkes leaps through flames on Friday during her “Roman riding” demonstration between events at the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. The weekend events included bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and several categories of calf roping. (Photo by Gabriel Milby)
Cowgirl Maelee Wade, from White, Georgia, practices with her lasso atop her horse “Smoke” before competing in breakaway roping on Friday during the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. Wade says she loves rodeo for a number of different reasons. “The sport, getting to be around the horses, the fans,” she says. “Everyone encourages each other — it’s a family event.” (Photo by Arthur H. Trickett-Wile)
Cowgirl Riley Wells, from Summerville, Georgia, attempts to rope a calf on Friday during the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. The weekend events included bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and several categories of calf roping. (Photo by Arthur H. Trickett-Wile)
A cowboy ropes a calf on Friday during the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. The weekend events included bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and several categories of calf roping. (Photo by Lindsey McIntosh)

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A young cowboy toddles around on the dirt on Friday before the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. The weekend events included bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and several categories of calf roping. (Photo by Gabriel Milby)
Cowboy Treg Huver, from Nashville, Michigan, rides a bull on Friday during the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. The weekend events included bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and several categories of calf roping. (Photo by Lindsey McIntosh)
Cowboy Reid Arnold, from Henning, Tennessee, rides a bull on Friday during the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. Arnold won the event for the night with a score of 81 points. (Photo by Arthur H. Trickett-Wile)

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Cousins Adley Drury (left) and Garrett Craft goof off together on Friday before the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. The weekend events included bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and several categories of calf roping. (Photo by Lindsey McIntosh)
Canyon Roach (right) from Burkesville laughs as his friend Katie Billingsley winces off a shot of Four Roses single-barrel Kentucky bourbon on Friday before the 42nd annual Lone Star Rodeo at the Agricultural Exposition Center in Bowling Green. Roach competed in team roping with Katie’s husband, Westley Billingsley, the same night. (Photo by Arthur H. Trickett-Wile)