Cowboys defend state line during 'border war' in Meridian
July 2, 2017
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Melinda Kramer knew her life was about to change after a flyer in a country western store caught her eye.
Instead of a new pair of boots, Kramer brought home a brand new hobby, a sport known as "cowboy mounted shooting".
Six years later, Kramer was one of many competitors who were locked, loaded, and ready to compete in the first-ever Alabama — Mississippi Border War in Meridian.
Held at the Lauderdale County Agricultural Center, the event centered around the battle between the "River Bottom Shooters" and "Dixie Long Riders" to settle a rivalry that transcends fro...