Texas State Historian, Bill O' Neal, seen with Cherokee County Historical Commission members at Jacksonville College auditorium. Mr. O' Neal was in Cherokee County speaking to county students and citizens. Left to right: Shelley Cleaver, Bill O'Neal, Deborah Burkett and Mary Taylor.
Unveiling at Cherokee County Courthouse in Rusk, Texas. Photos of H.D. Murphy, Trooper Killed by Bonnie and Clyde
Story by D. Burkett
A love of history and a desire to preserve stories in Cherokee County along with the TV movie about Bonnie and Clyde led to an unveiling in Rusk at the county coursthoue. Two photographs from the personal collection of County Judge Chris Davis along with the printed story of H.D. Murphy who was killed in cold blood by Bonnie and Clyde were hung for permanent display at athe front entrance of the courthouse.
County Sheriff James Campbell, Historical Commission member Deborah Burkett, County Judge Chris Davis and District Judge Bascom Bentley at the unveiling.
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Chair Elizabeth McCutcheon on the right along with Mavis Wallace and Shelley Cleaver.