Texas Ranger
Retrieving the Cattle

Retrieving the Cattle

A Ranger captain was determined to get rustled cattle back, no matter what. Texas Ranger Captain Lee McNelly was tough and no-nonsense. In November...

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Strange Connections

Strange Connections

Frank Hamer’s ties to an outlaw family. Frank Hamer has gone down in history as one of the greatest lawmen of all time. But before he became a Texas...

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The Legend Begins

The Legend Begins

The unofficial start to Frank Hamer’s career. Legendary Texas Ranger Frank Hamer got his law enforcement career started in something of an unusual...

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Ketchum and Hamer

Ketchum and Hamer

Two legendary Old West names came together in 1900. In 1900, sixteen-year-old Frank Hamer—later a Texas Ranger legend--was severely wounded by Dan...

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Fighting for Honor

Fighting for Honor

A Texas Rangers historian reflects on one-sided history and the danger it presents to our understanding of the past—and the present. The Texas...

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