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Rango checked out by Old West Stories

RANGO This Nikolodean movie lives up to the movie maker’s reputation for story telling and visual expertise. The main character in this plot (the Hero, of course) is a pet chameleon with an over developed flair for the dramatic, who … Continue reading

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Old West Stories Book Competition Winners

Thank you to all the entrants in the Old West Stories Book Competition I trust the winners will enjoy the read.  They have each received their eBook copy by now and working their way through to a showdown in the … Continue reading

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Old West Stories reviews A Fistful of Dollars

A Fistful of Dollars is one of those Clint Eastwood classics as he portrays his now legendary character, the “Man With No Name”. Almost every cliché every associated with Old West Stories was thrown into the character of the cool … Continue reading

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Roque River Book Review by Old West Stories

Rogue River – Book Review by Old West Stories Rogue River was written by Kerry Newcombe and released in 1987. Set in Montana near the Marias River, the location of the historical Fort Conrad, it traces the complicated story of … Continue reading

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Sheriff Pat Garrett New Page by Old West Stories

Sheriff Pat Garrett Patrick Floyd Garrett was born in 1850 on June 5.  He died in 1908 on February 29. The time in between was filled with adventure.  Garret was a man always finding himself in the middle of important … Continue reading

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Old West Stories – Billy the Kid Updated

Billy the Kid Updated Old West Stories has updated the page for “Billy the Kid“.  Click the picture at left to check out the new information. Henry McCarty, alias “Billy the Kid“, is reported to have been born on 23rd … Continue reading

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Old West Stories Reminds You of Book Competition

Win the Old West Story – The Hunt for Kid Ramble Old West Stories is giving you a chance to win a copy of a tale of the old west, “The Hunt for Kid Ramble”.  Only available online as an … Continue reading

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Old West Stories Announces Book Competition

Win this old west story – The Hunt for Kid Ramble On 14 March 2011, Old West Stories announced the release of a new novel, “The Hunt for Kid Ramble”.  This book is only available as an eBook and you … Continue reading

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Butch Cassidy

Butch Cassidy – Robert LeRoy Parker Robert LeRoy Parker was born in 1866, November 6.  We all know him as Butch Cassidy.  His page has been updated at Butch Cassidy.  Check it out!

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New Book Release

The Hunt for Kid Ramble   That site and the stories page on this blog will also give you information about the sponsorship being provided to the Wild Horse Rescue Center through the sale of this book.  When I checked … Continue reading

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Old West Stories Reviews the Lonestar Steakhouse

The Lonestar Steakhouse & Saloon Rarely has Old West Stories found a restaurant that fully delivers on the promise.  When I saw this restaurant at Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast, Australia, I was hoping it would give a taste … Continue reading

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Australian Outback Spectacular

The Australian Outback Spectacular is an amazing show. It may well be the best show I have ever seen.  It is one of those rare experiences where the show is actually better than the advertisement.  The combination of amazing horse … Continue reading

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New Old West Story – Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp Born Saturday 18  March 1848 In the history of the old west, this was an important day because the man born on this day and called Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp, would play a role in producing one of … Continue reading

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Schedule of Releases

A new page has been created, entitled “Schedule“.  It contains a list of proposed stories, events and other matters scheduled to be added to the OLD WEST STORIES blog. To receive notice when items are released, click on the RSS … Continue reading

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True Grit – Old West Stories Review

When I first saw the True Grit advertisement, I didn’t want to go.  John Wayne had made this movie a legend and I didn’t want to see the legend destroyed.  Too many times have I seen a remake fail miserably. … Continue reading

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Fastest Gun Alive

Fastest Gun Alive? Is it you? No.  Ever wonder who it is or who it might be? Between September 30 and October 2 this year, the Cowboy Fast Draw Association will hold its fourth annual World Championship in Fallon, Nevada. … Continue reading

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Old West Stories History Page Updated

Old West Stories has updated the History page with a complete list of when each state of the United States of America was formally granted statehood. As time progressed, additional information about the states and their contribution to the USA at the time of statehood. Continue reading

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Old West Stories to Come

Old West Stories will be adding stories, history and general information about the old west.  It will take a while to gather the information and have it ready to present in a cohesive manner.  So today, I will give you … Continue reading

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Wild Horse Rescue Center

Old West Stories exists to be a forum to discuss everything that has something to do with the old west.  One of the essential elements of the legends that become old west stories, is the horse. Have you ever seen … Continue reading

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Billy the Kid Page Created by Old West Stories

A new page has been created about Henry McCarty, alias “Billy the Kid”.  He is reported to have been born on 23rd November 1859.   We say ‘reported” because this appears to be the most likely birth date of the … Continue reading

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Old West Stories History Page

  A new history page has now been added to old west stories. It will contain a timeline of events that affected the old west and naturally, affected the old west stories that grew around the magic and mystery of … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Old West Stories blog forum.

This is a new blog created in 2011 to promote discussion on anything and everything associated with the old west and particularly, Old West Stories. If you, like me, are fascinated with all things western, this is a place to … Continue reading

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