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Showing off their Bulldog pride and cheering on the parade are Tatum and Teagan Chambers of Kearney.

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Arlo Grimm tries to go for 8 seconds on the mechanical bull.

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Arlo Grimm does a good job of holding on during a mechanical bull ride at the Jesse James Festival.

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Kenzie Kelly of Kearney tries her hand at winning a hermit crab at a carnival game in the Jesse James Festival fairgrounds in Kearney.

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Parade Marshal Keith Doss.jpg

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This year's Jesse James Festival parade marshal is longtime Kearney businessman Keith Doss.

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With a Bulldog pride theme, it's only fitting Bruiser, the Kearney High School mascot, rides in the Jesse James Festival 2021 parade.

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Brian Barber, 5, and Charli Frazee, 4, have a swinging good time at the Jesse James Festival.

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One of the new festival attractions this year, Tumbleweed Crossing, delights audiences in Kearney's Jesse James Park with its Wild West comedy…

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Tumbleweed Crossing Wild West Comedy Show entertains audiences at Jesse James Festival.

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Abe Lincoln even turned up during the Jesse James Festival parade.

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One of the big rodeo attractions and parade participants each year is the Rawhide & Dusty Show.

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This year's festival parade included a military salute to the colors, presented by the Boy Scouts.

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