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WWHA HONORS

exas author Jerry Lobdill (left) has earned the Wild West History Association’s Six-Shooter Award for best general Western article for “How Jim Miller Killed. Connecting the dots between established facts and a previously untapped interview, Lobdill fingers “Killin’ Jim” for the unsolved 1908 murder of the lawman who killed Billy the Kid. WWHA [] will honor Lobdill and others at its 12th annual Roundup, July 10–13, 2019, in Cheyenne, Wyo. Among the other award winners are contributors John Boessenecker, for best book (), and Gary L. Roberts (author of ), for lifetime achievement. Best historical article honors go to John C. Russell for “Holding the Herd: Nelson Story’s 1866 Cattle Drive,” in the winter 2018 issue of . The award for best WWHA article goes to Roy B. Young for “The Allen H. Parmer Story: Quantrill Guerrilla, Outlaw, Cattleman, Solid Citizen,” in the September 2018 issue.

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