state historian http://redriverradio.org en East Texas conference examines gunfights and feuds http://redriverradio.org/post/east-texas-conference-examines-gunfights-and-feuds <p>The State Historian of Texas, Bill O’Neal of Carthage, will lead a three-hour history conference Saturday&nbsp;titled "Gunfights and Blood Feuds of Old East Texas." O’Neal has written numerous books on frontier violence and he finds that there’s broad appeal, from the Regulator-Moderator War to the murderous bank robbery in Longview by the Dalton Gang. He wants conference goers to learn how the dust finally settled.</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:14:52 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 29555 at http://redriverradio.org East Texas conference examines gunfights and feuds New Texas state historian hails from Carthage http://redriverradio.org/post/new-texas-state-historian-hails-carthage <p>Retired Panola College history instructor Bill O'Neal will serve a two-year term. He was sworn in this week by Texas Gov. Rick Perry. O'Neal will crisscross the state attending historical meetings and speaking to groups as the state historian. He calls it a "dream job." Fri, 24 Aug 2012 13:38:45 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 16162 at http://redriverradio.org New Texas state historian hails from Carthage