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West Texas Remembers “Banjo” Billy Faier

Legendary Folk Musician Billy Faier died early Saturday morning. He lived in Marathon in West Texas and played the five-string banjo. He played with some of the giants of the post-war folk music scene and made many recordings. The life … Continue reading

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Marathon Residents Recovering from Injuries after Plane Crash

Two Marathon residents are recovering from injuries they suffered when the plane they were flying in crashed during an emergency landing near Marathon Monday morning. Guil Jones, the pilot, and his passenger Bobby Hornsby had just taken off when they began … Continue reading

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