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BY CARLA HINTON Published: May 31, 2009
He said the old concert pavilion that once hosted the likes of country greats Reba McEntire, Conway Twitty and George Jones has been renovated. The arena also sports a new concession stand and dorms have been created on the site.

The arena, built by the late Ada rodeo cowboy Ken Lance, once hosted many rodeo events and hopefully will emerge again as a place for people to come together, Megehee said.

He said he leads a cowboy church there Thursday nights and a men’s retreat is planned there June 19-20.

As for the campers, the preacher said he was thrilled to see them grow closer to the Lord while learning more about rodeo.

"It’s great to see them have the Lord in their life and depend on Him,” Megehee said.

"It’s great to see them when they get out the gate because when the gate opens, God is the only one who has control.”

What: "Rekindling the Flame’s Christian Men’s Retreat.

When: June 19-20.

Where: Three Crosses/Ken Lance Rodeo Arena southeast of Ada.

Information: The Rev. Dan Megehee, (405) 203-5783, or online at


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