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KLTV
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:55:43 -0800

On February 8, 1887, "Longhair Jim" Courtright, former marshall of Fort Worth, was killed in a true face-to-face shootout with a man named Luke Short. It was one of the most famous gunfights in western history, according to texasdaybyday.com. The duel ...

KWTX

KWTX
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 04:22:30 -0800

On February 8, 1887—129 years ago today—in one of the most famous gunfights in western history, “Longhair Jim” Courtright, the former town marshal of Fort Worth, was killed in a face-to-face shootout with Luke Short. The gunfight, along with the ...

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fort Worth Star Telegram
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:51:11 -0800

“They are just lucky they didn't run into Marshall Jim Courtright while they were here in town.” Actor Barry Tubb, who played Jasper Fant in the miniseries, was among the guest speakers. Tubb said that Lonesome Dove definitely has its roots in Fort Worth.

Texas Monthly (subscription)

Texas Monthly (subscription)
Thu, 07 Jan 2016 08:25:50 -0800

On this day in 1887, "Longhair Jim" Courtright, former town marshall of Fort Worth, was killed in a gunfight with Luke Short. This was one of the most famous gunfights in western history--and,… (Read More). TM Newsletters. Choose your newsletters and ...

Athens Daily Review

Athens Daily Review
Thu, 07 Jan 2016 23:09:43 -0800

“I've seen exactly two people," said Savannah Read, who runs a sidewalk photo concession opposite a popular tourist spot, the historic Stockyards watering hole where Sheriff “Longhair Jim” Courtright and Luke Short, owner of the White Elephant Saloon, ...

Texas Monthly (subscription)

Texas Monthly (subscription)
Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:00:00 -0800

As another year comes to a close, I've been taking a look in my rearview mirror at all the places I've wandered to in 2015. Here are a few of the (many) superlative stops and sights that made my year–and that I hope may inspire your own wanderings in ...

Texas Monthly (subscription)

Texas Monthly (subscription)
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:11:15 -0800

On this day in 1887, "Longhair Jim" Courtright, former town marshall of Fort Worth, was killed in a gunfight with Luke Short. This was one of the most famous gunfights in western history--and,… (Read More). TM Newsletters. Choose your newsletters and ...

Texas Monthly (subscription)

Texas Monthly (subscription)
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 16:13:36 -0800

On this day in 1887, "Longhair Jim" Courtright, former town marshall of Fort Worth, was killed in a gunfight with Luke Short. This was one of the most famous gunfights in western history--and,… (Read More). TM Newsletters. Choose your newsletters and ...
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