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The January 2018 line-up:

Charles Bent
Charles Bent

PERRY OWENS – Although he looked like a fancy dressed dude, Sheriff Perry Owens took out four men in a matter of seconds without receiving a scratch.

STEPHEN AUSTIN IMPRISONED – Although Stephen Austin wanted the Texas Anglos to live peacefully under Mexican rule, he changed him mind when Santa Ana put him in prison.

WILLIAM WALLACE – Wallace was a big man who lived a big live. But he was buried in a small town.

GAIL BORDEN – Although failure came to Gail time and time again, he persisted. As a result, everyone is familiar with the product he invented and his company.

EMMET CRAWFORD – While chasing Geronimo, Captain Emmet Crawford was killed, not by an Indian, but his death resulted in the continuation of the Apache wars for nine more months.

WILLIAM COOK – Although he was the leader of his gang, William Cook wasn't the enforcer. He had another member of his gang to do that.

BASS REEVES – Born a slave, Bass Reeves became one of the Oklahoma Territory's most successful lawmen.

THE COWBOY KID – Have you ever wanted to run off with the circus? That’s just what "The Cowboy Kid" did. And he stayed with it all his life.

JOHNNY BEHIND THE DEUCE I & II – A friend of the cowboys, Johnny Behind The Deuce shot a miner. This put the law between the two groups.

RUNNING A SCAM – When con artists run a scam, it's important to know the mark. For sure you don’t want it to be John Wesley Harden.

JAMES BLACK – James Black made a famous weapon. But his name has faded into history, because of the popularity of the person who used the weapon, James Bowie.

CHARLES BENT – Today, when constituents are dissatisfied with a politician they get him recalled. In 1847, some constituents were dissatisfied with their governor, but they handled it in a different way.

THE POWER OF A SEMICOLON – We’ve all heard of the "power of the pen." It usually meant a book or newspaper article. In this case, it was a simple semicolon.

JOEL FOWLER – Joel was a nice man, unless he was drunk. Finally, the citizens of Socorro, New Mexico got fed up with Joel's actions and made sure he didn’t drink ever again.

JOHN X. BEIDLER – John Beidler wasn't able to find his place in life until he was handed a hemp rope with a noose at one end.

LAWRIE TATUM – A Quaker, Lawrie felt that he could persuade the Kiowa and Comanche to take up the faith. But, it just didn't take.

MARSHALL DISCOVERS GOLD – Although John Marshall and John Sutter discovered gold at their mill, they saw none of the rewards of that discovery.

AN INDIAN IS AN INDIAN – To many a white man all Indians were alike. Lieutenant Bascom believed this, and ended up starting an eleven-year war.

REVEREND PEABODY – A very unusual man, Reverend Peabody was able to accomplish things in the boomtown of Tombstone, Arizona that were unbelievable.

ZANE GREY – Although he was educated as a dentist, Zane came out west and fulfilled his destiny as a great writer.

SAM FRAZIER – All Texas Rangers weren't good men. Sam Frazier was a perfect example. But, his boss fired him… with a bullet.

WILLIAM BREAKENRIDGE – Men in the Old West tended to drift and have a number of occupations. But, I doubt there was anyone who had as many occupations as William Breakenridge.

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