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Texas Justice Weekend Announced

Scurry County Museum in Snyder

Published April 20, 2012 @ 6 a.m.
Updated April 27, 2012 @ 4:12 p.m.

The Scurry County Museum on the Western Texas College campus in Snyder will host a special event Saturday April 28th titled “Texas Justice.” The museum will unveil it’s latest exhibit complete with crime scene, original courthouse pieces, and even a jail cell among many other items. The event will feature local items relating to local and state law enforcement history.  The public is invited and there is no charge.  Below is the schedule for "Texas Justice Weekend." 

Friday April 27- Texas Justice Social at the Manhattan Coffeehouse on the square in Snyder, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  This is open to the public.  There will be light refreshments and a "meet and greet" with the presenters for the weekend.

Saturday April 28-.
8:00 to 9:00 a.m. a light breakfast for the public will be served at the Scurry County Museum. 

"Texas Justice" Speakers, Western Texas College Fine Arts Theater
9:00 to 10:00 a.m. - Donaly Brice, Senior Archivist with the Texas State Library, speaking on The Texas State Police
10:00 to 11:00 a.m. - Bob Alexander, retired Special Agent with the U. S. Treasury Dept., speaking on Texas Rangers
11:00 a.m. to Noon - Jan Devereaux, author, speaking about a real-life Miss Kitty, “The Real Lottie Deno”
Noon to 2:00 p.m. - Lunch Break

2:00 to 3:00 p.m. - David Turk, official Historian for the U.S. Marshals Service, speaking about the history of the U.S. Marshal Service
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. - Doug Dukes, author, speaking about frontier lawmen who walked both sides of the law.
4:00 to 5:00 p.m. - Clifford Caldwell, author, speaking about early 20th century Texas bank robbery and the Texas Banking Association’s remedy.
5:00 to 6:00 p.m. - Refreshments, drinks and event wrap-up at the Scurry County Museum. 

6:30 p.m. - Dinner at the Pondersosa in Snyder. 

For more information contact Daniel Schlegel, Jr.,Director of the Scurry County Museum, 325-573-6107.

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