Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering ready to ride

Even Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is excited about the 20th Annual Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering this weekend in Sierra Vista.

Event co-chairman Steve Conroy said Wednesday he received a telephone call from Brewer’s office this week explaining that scheduling conflicts would prevent the state’s First Lady from attending the nationally-recognized festival.

The governor sent us a letter that welcomes everyone and recognizes how special this event is, especially this year with the centennial,” Conroy said.

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