The Jim Hogg County Fair Association is proud to announce the 2017 Rancher of the Year, Thomas A. Dickens


Rancher of the year honorees

  • 1988 – Ascension Martinez+
  • 1989 – Charles W. Hellen+
  • 1990 – Denis McBryde+
  • 1991 – Dr. Homero T. Martinez+
  • 1992 – Felix Stroman+
  • 1993 – Alfonso Montalvo
  • 1994 – Santiago De Los Santos+
  • 1995 – E.G Nava+
  • 1996 – Jack Fulbright+
  • 1997 – Alec Holbein+
  • 1998 – Tom Harper+
  • 1999 – J.R. “Dick” Holbein+
  • 2000 – Perry Weid
  • 2001 – James C. “Chris” Hellen+
  • 2002 – Horacio “Lacho” S. Ramirez+
  • 2003 – Dr. Mike Vikers, DVM
  • 2004 – Bill Barfield 
  • 2005 – Harold L. Henry (Vaquero)
  • 2006 – Samuel Torres (Vaquero)
  • 2007 – Erasmo Alarcon, Sr.+ (Vaquero)
  • 2008 – Eliseo Cremar, Maximillo Cremar+, Ramiro Cremar, Transito Cremar+, Eddie Cremar, Willie Cremar, Juan Escamilla, Sr.+ (Vaqueros) 
  • 2009 – Modesto Garcia+ (Vaquero)
  • 2010 – Rogelio Hinojosa+ (Vaquero)
  • 2011 – None 
  • 2012 – Eduardo Garza
  • 2013 – AC Jones IV
  • 2014 – Alfredo Villarreal Jr.
  • 2015 – Miss Marta Gutierrez and Mr. Isidro B. Gutierrez Jr.
  • 2016 – Mr. Ernesto Rivas Gutierrez