Enduring ties led to rodeo role for George

Elnora George sat in the kitchen of the house where her family homesteaded outside of Hornitos in the 1890s. George’s father Richie Morrissey served on the Mariposa County Fairgrounds Board of Directors from the 1930s to the 1960s.As she presides over this year’s Mariposa County Fair Rodeo, event grand marshall Elnora George will experience a surge of pride along with a flood of memories.
It’s no mistake that the local fair has the word homecoming in its title, George explaine...

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