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#28 - 2009 Spring TITLE
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#26 - 2008 Summer TITLE

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Articles

4 Ask the Dispatch
5 Leah Sherwood: Now She Can Rest in Peace .............Hank Whitman
8 Henry Wax Karnes........................................................Steve Moore
12 Ranger News
13 Guns of the Texas Rangers: The Colt Army Special
13 It’s a Family Tradition ................................................Robert Nieman
14 The Colt Army Special ...............................................David V. Stroud
16 Navigatin’ with Nancy (& Eddie too):
           The King Ranch ..................................................Nancy Ray
18 Sic ‘Em! .....................................................................Robert Nieman
19 My Men Are All Frontiersmen:
            El Paso’s Tejano Texas Rangers in the 1870s.......Paul Cool
29 Texas Ranger Reunion
31 Glenn Elliott Exhibit
32 Gala
34 Memorial Service

Book Reviews

35 Salt Warriors: Insurgency on the Rio Grande
            by Paul Cool .......review by Chuck Parsons
37 A Sweet, Separate Intimacy: Women Writers of the American             Frontier, 1800-1922  by Susan Miller .......review by Linda Hudson
38 One Ranger Returns by Joaquin Jackson......review by Robert Nieman
39 Texas History Stories by E.G. Littlejohn .........review by Nancy Raby
40 The Texas Rangers: Wearing the Cinco Peso, 1821-1900
             by Mike Cox ..................................review by Robert Nieman
#25 - 2008 Spring TITLE
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4 Ask the Dispatch................................................Dispatch Readers
5 Letter from DA Smith to Chief Coffman..................Ricky B. Smith
6 Charges against Captain G. W. Stevens...............Eddie R. Matney
13 Space Cadets .....................................................Robert Nieman
14 Slick Alfred & the Amy McNeil Kidnapping.........Robert Nieman
19 The Colt Combat Commander.............................David Stroud
21 Ranger News
21 New Ranger Company G Created
22 East Texas Peace Officers Association
23 Texas Ranger Association Foundation Board Meeting
24 Company C Qualifying
25 Kaufman TX Fall Fest 2007, Theme: Texas Rangers
26 Texas Ranger Stats 2007
27 Before They Were Rangers: Ed Gooding, Soldier, Pt. II
    by Robert Nieman
Book Reviews

36 Sacrificed at the Alamo by Richard Bruce Winders
        Review by........................................................Robert Nieman
37 Law on the Last Frontier by Sharon Spinks
        Review by .......................................................Glenn Elliott
38 Just Visitin’: Old Texas Jails by Joan Upton Hall
        Review by .......................................................Chuck Parsons
40 Stars of Texas (Series) by Judy Alter
        Review by .......................................................Nancy Ray
42 Policing the Great Plains by Andrew Graybill
         Review by......................................................Chuck Parsons
44 Amarillo: Story of a Western Town by Paul H. Carlson
         Review by......................................................Robert Nieman
45 Wings of Change: Army Air Force Experience in Texas during WWII
         by Thomas K. Alexander  Review by ............,.....Robert Nieman
#24 - 2007 Fall TITLE
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4 Ask the Dispatch Staff
6 Sergeant Brian Burzynski Honored ..............................Captain Barry Caver
8 Three Shining Stars: The Aten Brothers .......................Chuck Parsons
18 Ranger News ..............................................................Staff
     - Ranger’s Prayer - Son of Ranger’s Prayer Author Passes
     - Company B Cookout
     - Retired Ranger Glenn Elliott Honored
     - Company F Firearms Qualification

24 The Colt .38 Super and Ranger Glenn Elliott’s Colt .38 Super
           .......David Stroud& Robert Nieman

28 Before They Were Rangers: Ed Gooding, Soldier
            ..........Robert Nieman

39 Wild West History Association Created .................Chuck Parsons

Book Reviews

40 Police Forces of the World by William Watson
         Review by Rachel Barnett

41 Land of the High Sky: Stories Along the Rio Pecos by John H. Wilson
         Review by Nancy Ray

43 Famous Texas Feuds by C. L. Douglas
        Review by Chuck Parsons

45 Tascosa: Its Life and Gaudy Times by Frederick Nolan
        Review by Chuck Parsons
#23 - 2007 Summer TITLE
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Dispatch Staff  Ask the Dispatch
Dispatch Staff David Stroud Nominated for Piper Professor
Lane Akin Steam Whistle: Ranger Phil Ryan
Stephen Moore Robert Addison Gillespie: 1815-1846
Dispatch Staff 2007 Texas Ranger Reunion
Captain Heather Martin, USAF Captain Heather Martin Ranger Reunion Speech
Joe Haralson Ranger Reunion Speech
Chuck Parsons Excerpt: John B. Armstrong: Texas Ranger and Pioneer Rancher
Nancy Ray Book Review:Mr. Barrington’s Mystery Trunk Series by Melodie Cuate Book
Chuck Parsons Book Review:Captain J. A. Brooks, Texas Ranger by Paul Spellman
Robert Nieman Book Review: Ross Sterling, Texan by Ross Sterling and Ed Kilman
Chuck Parsons Book Review: Savage Frontier: 1840-1841 by Stephen Mooren Book
#22 - 2007 Spring TITLE
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Staff

Ask the Dispatch

Staff

Rangers in the Field

Breck Porter

Who Cleans the Crime Scenes?

Nelson Lee

E-Book excerpt:
Three Years Among the Comanches (Chapter 6)

David V. Stroud

Ranger Flores’ Chiefs Special

Dan R. Manning

John James Dix: Texas Ranger and
Confederate Soldier during the Civil War

Lewis Rigler

Gunsmoke [Encounter with James Arness]

James J. Griffin

Trackdown: On the Twisting Trail of Elusive Texas Ranger  Artifacts

Staff

Stuart Dowell (1932 – 2006)

Chuck Parsons

Cowboy Justice: Tale of a Texas Lawman
by Jim Gober & Byron Price

Robert Nieman

My Life with Bonnie and Clyde
by Blanche Caldwell Barrow

Nancy Ray

One Christmas in Old Tascosa
by Casandra Firman

Chuck Parsons

Texas Constables: A Frontier Heritage
by Allen G. Hatley

Robert Nieman

A Travel Guide to the Plains Indians Wars
by Stan Hoig

#21 - 2007 Winter TITLE
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Staff

Ask the Dispatch

Staff

Rangers in the Field

Porter, Breck

Who Cleans the Crime Scenes?

Lee, Nelson

E-Book excerpt:
Three Years Among the Comanches (Chapter 6)

Stroud, David V.

Ranger Flores’ Chiefs Special

Manning, Dan R.

John James Dix: Texas Ranger and
Confederate Soldier during the Civil War

Rigler, Lewis

Gunsmoke [Encounter with James Arness]

Griffin, James J.

Trackdown: On the Twisting Trail of Elusive Texas Ranger  Artifacts

Staff

Stuart Dowell (1932 – 2006)

Parsons, Chuck Cowboy Justice: Tale of a Texas Lawman
by Jim Gober & Byron Price
Nieman, Robert My Life with Bonnie and Clyde
by Blanche Caldwell Barrow
Ray, Nancy One Christmas in Old Tascosa
by Casandra Firman
Parsons, Chuck Texas Constables: A Frontier Heritage
by Allen G. Hatley
Nieman, Robert A Travel Guide to the Plains Indians Wars
by Stan Hoig
Nieman, Robert The Wind That Swept Mexico: The History of the
Mexican Revolution of 1910-1942  by Anita Brenner
   
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#20 - 2006 Summer TITLE
Caver, Capt. Barry Guns of the Texas Rangers: The M-4
Coffey, Jim Will Wright: Rangers and Prohibition
Elliott, Glenn Tribute to America
Matney, Eddie The Keep Ranch Fight
Moore, Steve William Mosby Eastland
Nieman, Robert Howard "Slick" Alfred
Nieman, Robert Texas Ranger Reunion 2006
Parsons, Chuck Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution, 1835-1836
Parsons, Chuck Savage Frontier Volume II:
Rangers, Rifleman,
and Indian Wars in Texas 1838-1839
Parsons, Chuck The Mason County "Hoo Doo" War, 1874-1902
Rigler, Lewis Winnsboro! Wednesday! Thursday! Thirsty!
Staff Ask the Dispatch
Texas Ranges Co. "B" Texas Rangers Company "B"
Firearms Qualifications
#19 - 2006 Winter TITLE
Brown, Brenda The Texas Ranger
Texas Rangers Company "A" Rangers at "Lil" Rustlers" Benefit Rodeo"
Johnson, Byron The Conquest of Texas: Ethnic Cleansing in the Promised Land
Jack Lawler courtesy of Texas State Trooper Magazine Ranger George Frasier and
Trooper Scott Frasier
Nieman, Robert Forthcoming Books & Announcements
Nieman, Robert First Texas News Barons
Nieman, Robert Indianola: The Mother of Western Texas
Nieman, Robert Armed & Ready At The White House
Nieman, Robert Ben McCullough
Nieman, Robert James Wright
Nieman, Robert Albert Sidney Johnston
Norman, Waymon Early Texas Physicians
Q & A Ask The Dispatch
Stroud, David Winchester Model 1895
Stroud, David Guns That Talk
Sweaney, Richard Terrorist Training
Texas Rangers Division Criminal Statistics for 2005
Whittington, Mike Sam Bass & Round Rock
#18 - 2005 Fall TITLE
Arnold, Bob Water Moccasin
Circelli, Jerry Texas Rangers
Nieman, Robert Jerry Byrne
Nieman, Robert Jim Riddles
Nieman, Robert The Great Influenza Epidemic of 1918
Nieman, Robert Women & Children of the Alamo
Nieman, Robert Taming Texas
Nieman, Robert What Were You Thinking
Nieman, Robert Beverly Tucker Was There
Nieman, Robert Rangers In The Field
Parsons, Chuck The Seiker Brothers
Parsons, Chuck Jim Courtright of Fort Worth: His Life & Legend
Parsons, Chuck Sam Bass & Gang
Q & A Ask The Dispatch
Stroud, David A Converted, Nickled Whitney Navy
#17 - 2005 Summer TITLE
De Los Santos, Gary Gary De Los Santos
Maness, Lonnie Ector's Texas Brigade & the Army of Tennesseeee
Matney, Eddie Indian Fighting In Jack County
Moore, Steve Elisha Clapp
Nieman, Robert Harrison Hamer
Nieman, Robert Eleven Days In Hell
Nieman, Robert Rangers In The Field
Nieman, Robert Chinese Rangers?
Nieman, Robert 2005 Texas Ranger Reunion
Parsons, Chuck Grave of Ranger Mervyn Davis Marked
Q & A Ask The Dispatch
Stroud, David Whitney Navy Revolvers
Utley, Robert One Ranger: Joaquin Jackson
Utley, Robert Terminating Oklahoma's Smiling Killer
#16 - 2005 Spring TITLE
Arnold, Bob Silk Pajamas
Manning, Dan John Dix: A Texas Ranger During The Cortina Campaign
Nieman, Robert The Rangers Were There: The Day A Generation Diedion Died
Nieman, Robert Bob Goss
Nieman, Robert Jay Womack
Nieman, Robert Rangers In The Field
Nieman, Robert A Woman In The Great Outdoors & Custer and Med Me
Parsons, Chuck John Jones
Parsons, Chuck The Texas Rangers & the Mexican Revolution
Q & A Ask The Dispatch
Stroud, David Smith & Wesson's Old Army
#15 - 2004 Winter TITLE
Caver, Barry & Nieman, Robert Republic of Texas Standoff - Part 1
Caver, Barry & Nieman, Robert Republic of Texas Standoff - Part 2
Nieman, Robert Bill Sterling
Nieman, Robert Matt Cawthon
Pearson, Earl The Numbers For 2003 Are In
Nieman, Robert They Call Me Ranger Ray
Nieman, Robert Rangers In The Field
Q & A Ask The Dispatch
Spellman, Paul James Abijah Brooks
Stroud, David Colt 1849 Pocket Pistols
Young, Lee If It Wasn't Dangerous I Wouldn't Carry It
#14 - 2004 Summer TITLE
Elliott, Glenn & Nieman, Robert He Was Shorter Than That
Nieman, Robert Morgan Miller
Moore, Steve Walter Lane
Nieman, Robert Bob Crowder
Parsons, Chuck Trial of Captain Leander McNelly
Parsons, Chuck Charles Fusselman
Q & A Ask The Dispatch
#13 - 2004 Spring TITLE
Elliott, Glenn & Nieman, Robert Get The Hell Out Of Texas
Favors, Bob David Myers, Part 3
Moore, Steve Rangers of the Alamo
Moore, Steve The Alamo -- A Movie Review
Nieman, Robert Jay Banks
Nieman, Robert Visiting Historic Texas Ranger Sites
Nieman, Robert Why Frank Hamer Wasn't A Ranger: A New Perspective Theory
Nieman, Robert Joe Haralson
Parsons, Chuck Train Robbers
Parsons, Chuck Dan Roberts
Q & A Ask The Dispatch
Stroud, David Model 1907 Winchester
#12 - 2003 Winter TITLE
Favors, Bob David Myers, Part 2
Moore, Steve Big Foot Wallace
Nieman, Robert Partners
Nieman, Robert 18 Minutes: The Battle of San Jacinto
Nieman, Robert Visiting Historic Texas Ranger Sites
Nieman, Robert Jack Dean
Nieman, Robert Barry Caver
Q & A Ask The Dispatch
Stroud, David Simeon North
Texas A & M Wayne Showers Honored
Whittington, Mike Hughes & Aten
Young, Lee He Had No Confusion Who Was Looking For Him
#11 - 2003 Summer TITLE
Favors, Bob David Myers, Part 1
Moore, Steve Matthew Coldwell
Nieman, Robert Texas Ranger: Run Runner?
Nieman, Robert Frank Hamer
Nieman, Robert Ray Coffman
Nieman, Robert Visiting Historic Texas Ranger Sites
Parsons, Chuck Glenn Elliott: Still A Ranger's Ranger
Spellman, Paul The Connor Fight
Stroud, David Winchester Model 1897 Shotgun
Young, Lee Ranger, Tell Her Again Where You Work
#10 - 2003 Spring TITLE
Hill, Tony Forensic Hypnosis
Nieman, Robert Johnny Klevenhagen
Nieman, Robert Kirby Dendy
Nieman, Robert Encyclopedia of Lawmen, Outlaws, & Gunfighters
Nieman, Robert Between Donuts
Nieman, Robert Captain John H Rogers, Texas Ranger
Parsons, Chuck John "The Border Boss" Hughes
Parsons, Chuck J. W. Guynn
Prince, Bob & Nieman, Robert Meridian Hostage Crisis
Ray, Jim & Nieman, Robert Charlie Miller & Levi Duncan
Stroud. David Colt's Lightning
#9 - 2002 Winter TITLE
Arnold, Bob A Legend In His Own Time: Red Arnold Part 2
Moore, Stephen The Stone Houses Fight
Nieman, Robert Sam Walker
Nieman, Robert Bob Mitchell
Nieman, Robert Jim Miller
Parsons, Chuck Savage Frontier
Stroud, David Colt Single Action Army
Wood, John Beady Eyes
Young, Lee Go When You're Ready
#8 - 2002 Fall TITLE
Arnold, Bob A Legend In His Own Time: Red Arnold Part 1
Dabney, Bob The Rule of Law vs. Mr. Colt
Nieman, Robert Glenn Elliott
Nieman, Robert Richard Sweaney
Parsons, Chuck George Arrington
Parsons, Chuck Lone Star Justice
Stroud, David The Remington New Model Army
Young, Lee One-Armed Miller
#7 - 2002 Summer TITLE
Byrnes, David, & Nieman, Robert No Shortage of Egos
Cool, Paul The Puzzling J. A. Tays
Bob Stephens Manuel T. "Lone Wolf" Gonzaullas
Nieman, Robert C. J. Havrda
Nieman, Robert Just One Riot Not Withstanding
Parsons, Chuck Jim Gillette
Parsons, Chuck Ed Gooding: Soldier-Texas Ranger
Stroud, David A Brief Survey of Winchesters
#6 - 2002 Spring TITLE
Maness, Lonnie The Highly Irregular Irregulars
Nieman, Robert Max Womack
Nieman, Robert Danny Rhea
Nieman, Robert There Are Still Texas Rangers
Parsons, Chuck The Memoirs of William Callicott,
Part 4
Parsons, Chuck Charles B. McKinney
Parsons, Chuck The Texas Rangers
Parsons, Chuck Defending The Borders
Stroud, David The Colt Model1860 Army
Tanner, Karen The Rhyming Ranger
#5 - 2001 Fall TITLE
Durham, Nelda Blessed McGill
Elliott, Glenn & Nieman, Robert Modern Texas Ranger Badges
Henderson, Gary Where Was I Supposed To Go
Nieman, Robert Ray Martinez
Nieman, Robert Tommy Davis
O'Neal, Bill Rangers In Radio, Movies, & TV
Parsons, Chuck Charles Nevill
Parsons, Chuck The Memoirs of William Callicott,
Part 3
Parsons, Chuck A Private In The Texas Rangers
Sillavan, Randy Hollis Sillavan, Texas Ranger
#4 - 2001 Summer TITLE
Nieman, Robert Leander McNelly
Nieman, Robert Buck Barry
Nieman, Robert Selwyn Denson
Nieman, Robert Jesse Mack
Nieman, Robert Bennie Krueger: Lucky To Be Alive
O'Neal, Bill The Lone Ranger
Parsons, Chuck Just One Riot
Parsons, Chuck The Memoirs of William Callicott,
Part 2
Rigler, Lewis The Lone Wolf Was Camera Shy
Stroud, David Model 1851 Navy Colt
#3 - 2001 Spring TITLE
Gonzaullas, M T They Just Passed The Bucket
Hill, Tony In The Line of Duty
Nieman, Robert Ed Gooding
Nieman, Robert Gene Powell
Nieman, Robert Thalis Cook
O'Neal, Bill John Wayne & the Texas Rangers
Parsons, Chuck The Memoirs of William Callicott,
Part 1
Nieman, Robert Captain Bob Crowder and
The Rusk State Hospital Riot
Stroud, David Model 1911 Colt
Whittington, Mike Six Telegrams That Tell A Story
#2 - 2000 Winter TITLE
Gray, James Three-Legged Willie
Hatley, Allen Sam Walker
Nieman, Robert Bruce Casteel
Nieman, Robert Dieppe Raid
Nieman, Robert Jim Ray
Nieman, Robert Rip Ford
O'Neal Bill Texas Centennial Movies
Parsons, Chuck The Men Who Wear The Star
Ray, Jim & Nieman, Robert The Case of the Deadly Milkshake
Stroud, David Walker Colt Revolver
#1 - 2000 Fall TITLE
Elliott, Glenn & Nieman, Robert Bloomburg Bank Burglary
O'Neal, Bill Captain Jack Hays
Parsons, Chuck The Law Comes To Texas
Parsons, Chuck The Mervyn Mystery Solved
Stroud, David Walter Prescott Webb
Utley, Robert Forgotten Rangers

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