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James Ford Wreaks Havoc

James Ford led a double life in the early 1800s.  He was a landowner, businessman and civic leader in western Kentucky a…

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Cool Under Fire

Billy the Kid was cool dude under fire, something he demonstrated on several occasions. For example, on the evening of J…

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“Big Ed” Burns

“Big Ed” Burns was a con man of the first order, roaming the Midwest and West from the 1860s until around 1920. In 1877,…

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Outlaw Jeff Ake

Jeff Ake was a Texas hard-case. Jeff first ran into trouble in Georgetown in 1868 for disturbing the peace, and later as…

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