FROM STAFF REPORTS
The name of one of Apple Valley’s famous cowboys, Earl Bascom, has been placed in the national spotlight.
Out of the many great cowboys and cowgirls from across the country, Bascom was honored as part of the National Day of the Cowboy on Saturday.
The National Day of the Cowboy has been celebrated for the past 10 years throughout North America.
The annual commemoration is held on the fourth Saturday of July in honor of the cowboy, cowboy culture and the cowboy way of life.