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  • Video: Annie Oakley's Sharpshooting Skills - November 1, 1894 @ Edison's Black Maria Studio

    11/18/2012 5:13:18 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | mrmassage
    Annie Oakley (1860 – 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley’s amazing talent and timely rise to fame led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show, which propelled her to become the first American female superstar. Oakley’s perhaps most famous trick is being able to repeatedly split a playing card, edge-on, and put several more holes in it before it could touch the ground, using a .22 caliber rifle, at 90 feet. (NOTE: Just go to the link provided to watch the 25 second video clip.)
  • Was Chief Sitting Bull a Catholic? [Catholic caucus]

    04/13/2011 1:56:57 PM PDT · by Mary Kochan · 6 replies
    Catholic Lane ^ | 4/11/11 | Mark Armstrong
    Was Chief Sitting Bull a Catholic convert? Did he convert William Buffalo Bill Cody? That was the scuttlebutt around Catholic circles this past week. From stories, to blogging, to Catholic radio shows, to postings from Facebook friends, I heard it multiple times. As a student of the Old West, having read numerous accounts of Sitting Bull and a resident of the once vast Dakota Territory, I thought it unlikely. But was it possible that Sitting Bull was a full member of the Catholic Church? ...
  • Cheerleading Coach Accused Of Having Sex With Student

    09/22/2005 12:49:16 PM PDT · by Millee · 22 replies · 1,272+ views
    NewsNet5 (Ohio) ^ | September 22, 2005 | Staff
    A long-time Summit County cheerleading instructor has been charged with having sexual contact with a 16-year-old male student. Mishelle Robinson, a 31-year-old instructor at one of the state's most prestigious cheerleading and dancing facilities, faces felony charges of sexual battery. Robinson has been a coach at Northeast Ohio All-Stars Training Center for eight years. The owners of All-Stars have said publicly that whatever Robinson is accused of doing happened during the offseason and had nothing to do with NEO All-Stars. The Summit County Sheriff's Department, which is investigating the incident, would not elaborate on the allegations, except to confirm that...
  • On This Day in 1984

    07/26/2005 7:21:01 AM PDT · by holymoly · 11 replies · 465+ views
    Edward Theodore Gein died of natural causes, at the age of 78. Ed Gein was born to George and Augusta Gein on August 27, 1906 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He was preceeded in death by his older brother Henry, who died in 1944. On November 17, 1957 police in Plainfield, Wisconsin arrived at the dilapidated farmhouse of Eddie Gein who was a suspect in the robbery of a local hardware store and disappearance of the owner, Bernice Worden. Gein had been the last customer at the hardware store and had been seen loitering around the premises. Gein's desolate farmhouse...
  • The FReeper Foxhole Profiles William "Buffalo Bill" Cody - Aug. 2nd, 2004

    08/01/2004 10:45:00 PM PDT · by SAMWolf · 135 replies · 2,666+ views
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. ...................................................................................... ........................................... . U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. . . Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their family...
  • Buffalo Bill

    04/11/2004 3:48:44 PM PDT · by Brainhose · 24 replies · 261+ views
    Old Pictures | Today | Brainhose
    Found some cool old pics of Bufflo Bill's wild west show in Maine, the picture is dated June 3rd 1911. I found a pile of them. Pretty cool over all. Can post more if interested :).
  • Clinton Getting What He Deserves / CAPTION THIS!

    11/30/2002 7:39:30 AM PST · by NYC GOP Chick · 109 replies · 353+ views
    various newspapers, but none in any online versions.... | 11.29.2002