Jake Choate, Carthage, explodes from the chute in a blur of action Thursday in the bareback bronc riding event. Herb Nygren Jr/Staff Tim Pharr, Resaca, GA, ropes the calf in 11.2 in the tie down roping Thursday at the Rusk Co. Rodeo. Herb Nygren Jr./Staff Tilden Hooper. Carthage, gets a 8 second ride in the bareback bronc at the Rusk Co. Rodeo Thusday night. Herb Nygren Jr/Staff Darrell Petry, Cheek, TX, grabs the steer by the horns, and puts it down in 4.9 sec in the steer wrestling at the Rusk Co. Rodeo Thursday night. Herb Nygren Jr/Staff Cowboys hang out behind the chutes at the Rusk Co. Rodeo Thursday night. Herb Nygren Jr/Staff 1 of 5 Photos from the Rusk County Rodeo Thursday.