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Wed April 2, 2014
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Kilgore, Texas author casts Sabine River in a new light

Photographer Jacob Croft Botter (left) and author Wes Ferguson captured life on the Sabine River in their new book.
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A Kilgore, Texas, native is out with a book that unlocks the mystery of the murky Sabine River that snakes through the Piney Woods of East Texas. 

Running the River: Secrets of the Sabine” is an outgrowth of a newspaper series penned by then-reporter Wes Ferguson of the Longview News Journal. Ferguson, and photographer Jacob Croft Botter, traveled the river in a loaner boat, apprehensive of logjams and intrigued by the people who live on the water.

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