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Books about Deaf Smith County Texas

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Kilhaven Farms: A Story of Love and Prejudice

She was Gloria Kilhaven, his thirty year old daughter, and as the car made its way closer to Hereford, Texas and closer to the father she had not seen in ten years, she wondered how a man she had grown up to know as sweet and kind could . . . Read more Look inside

Gentle rebels:

The story of the farm protest of 1977 thru 1982 by members of the American Agriculture Movement

As 30 of the strange looking vehicles pulled up before the Safeway Wholesale Food Warehouse, blocking loaded trucks from leaving the facility, a gray haired farmer stepped out of the lead tractor to be confronted by an excited and frustrated manager. Excitement ran high as a completely bewildered manager shouted, "What in hell is going on here?"  . . . Read more

Horns (Ceebara Ranch Book 1)

By Hereford resident Gerald McCathern

Jim Cole, a one armed ex-confederate Colonel, and his young side-kick, Ned Armstrong, battle the weather, Indians, buffalo hunters and the army to carve out a cattle empire in the high grass country of the Llano Estacado, during the years 1865 to 1875. At a time when no other white man would enter this Comanche stronghold, Cole and Armstrong make friends with the great Comanche chief, Quanah Parker, and trailed five thousand head of Texas longhorns from  . . . Read more Look inside

Dry Bones (Ceebara Ranch Series Book 2)

By Hereford resident Gerald McCathern

In 1875, Hidetown and Tascosa, in the Texas Panhandle, were known as the Sodom and Gomorrah of the plains. With 13 saloons and 500 prostitutes in Hidetown, and a slightly lesser number in Tascosa, sin was a thriving business. The nearest law was two hundred miles to the south, so the law of the Panhandle belonged . . . Read more Look inside

Devil's Rope (Ceebara Ranch Book 3)

By Hereford resident Gerald McCathern

The continuing adventures of Colonel Jim Cole and Ned Armstrong as they struggle against buffalo hunters, cattle rustlers, Indians and outlaws to carve out their ranching empire . . .  Read more Look inside

Palo Duro Gold (Ceebara Ranch Series Book 4)

By Hereford resident Gerald McCathern

What does a thieving crow have to do with a hidden treasure? You will find out as McCathern, in the style of Louis L'Amour, keeps the reader spell-bound, as he weaves a fictional story around historical events and characters during the settling of the Texas Panhandle, 1876 to 1881. It is a fact, according to Charles Goodnight, that in 1876 two sheepmen were murdered in Palo Duro Canyon by the noted Mexican outlaw, Sostenes L'Archeveque, and twenty-five . . . Read more Look inside

Land of the Underground Rain: Irrigation on the Texas High Plains, 1910-1970

by Donald E Green

The scarcity of surface water which has so marked the Great Plains is even more characteristic of its subdivision, the Texas High Plains. Settlers on the plateau were forced to use pump technology to tap the vast ground water resources—the underground rain—beneath its flat surface . . . Read more

The Way of the Explorer: An Apollo Astronaut's Journey Through the Material and Mystical Worlds

by Edgar Mitchell

Edgar Mitchell was born September 17, 1930 in Hereford Texas. In February 1971, as Apollo 14 astronaut Mitchell hurtled Earthward through space, he was engulfed by a profound sense of universal connectedness. He intuitively sensed that his presence and that of the planet in the window were all part of a deliberate, universal process and that the glittering cosmos itself was in some way conscious. The experience was so overwhelming, Mitchell knew his life would never be the same . . . Read more Look inside

The Space Less Traveled: Straight Talk From Apollo 14 Astronaut Edgar Mitchell

On January 31, 1971, Navy Captain Dr. Edgar Mitchell embarked on a journey into outer space, resulting in his becoming the sixth man to walk on the Moon. The Apollo 14 mission was NASA’s third manned lunar landing. This historic journey ended safely nine days later on February 9, 1971. It was an audacious time in the history of mankind. For Mitchell, however, the most extraordinary journey was yet to come  . . . Read more Look Inside 

 

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The Only Texas Cookbook

By Linda West Eckhardt from Hereford Texas

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Wild Game Cookbook: Whiteface Kiwanis Club Hereford, Texas
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These Deceased Residents of Deaf Smith County Left a total $19,382 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Know the Heirs? Let them know they can collect it from the Texas Comptroller's Office . . . See the list

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