Buck Taylor from Gunsmoke fame is in Fort Smith for the 80th Annual Old Fort Days Rodeo at Kay Rodgers Park.
"This is pure American, bring the kids! Come by my booth, I'm real approachable, we'll talk about Gunsmoke, and see some great athletes out there in the arena," Taylor said.
It's his second year to attend the event. Last year Taylor served as Grand Marshal of the annual parade.
The Old Fort Days Rodeo lasts until June 1. For more information visit: http://www.oldfortdaysrodeo.com/