Wyatt Earp

16 To The Rescue: Wyatt Earp

SCRANTON, Pa. — Despite his shy personality, Wyatt Earp will never say no to belly rubs or behind-the-ear scratches. And after living here at St. Cats and Dogs of Nay Aug Zoo, Wyatt is more than ready to get adopted. "He sometimes gets overlooked because he might not come...
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New Jersey Globe

Wyatt Earp re-elected Ocean County Democratic chairman

Ocean County Democratic Chairman Wyatt Earp turned back a challenge from former Toms River Councilman Terrance Turnbach on Thursday, winning re-election by a vote of 260 to 204, a 56-vote margin (56%-44%). Earp won the machine vote, 168 to 156, and carried the remote vote, 92 to 48. “Hopefully this...
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When Wyatt Earp was the 'Peoria Bummer'

Before lawman Wyatt Earp was involved in the famous Wild West gunfight at the OK Corral, he was a common troublemaker in Peoria. Born in 1848 in Monmouth, Earp grew up in western Illinois and Iowa. A couple years after his first gunfight in Beardstown, Earp was arrested in Missouri.

This Week in Illinois History: Birth of Wyatt Earp, the Peoria Bummer (March 19, 1848)

On March 19, 1848, legendary Western lawman Wyatt Earp was born in Monmouth, Illinois. He was the fifth of ten children. The family moved to Iowa just a couple years later and eventually to California. Earp, who described himself as perpetually restless and reckless, worked odd jobs throughout the West. Despite his reputation as a courageous lawman, many knew Wyatt Earp as a quick-tempered drunk, a thief, a swindler, a con artist and a pimp.

Watch Wyatt Earp come alive in Scottsdale

On Sunday, Jan. 30, the Fellowship Center of the Desert Hills Presbyterian Church in Scottsdale will host a one-man play about Wyatt Earp performed by … Wyatt Earp. The Earp who will embody the famous lawman in “Wyatt Earp: A Life on the Frontier” said he descends from one of the Wild West Earp’s uncles. Though the connection is distant, the actor bears a family resemblance to the frontiersman.
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Wyatt Earp, 'Shortenin' Bread' and erotomania

Thanks for reinfecting me, Jim DeWitt. Jim, a former Fairbanksan, the author of the Wickersham’s Conscience blog and my fellow book lover, didn’t give me a dose of Covid, but he did surprise me by mentioning the theme song from the old 1960’sTV show, “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp.”