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Conrad Hilton and Museum Looking for Volunteers

The Conrad Hilton Museum is looking for volunteers to help on Saturdays from 11-1 pm. If you are service minded and want to help, please contact the Conrad Hilton Center & Museum at 254-442-2537 or stop by in Cisco at 309 Conrad Hilton Blvd. Volunteering comes with a few perks such as a free meal from Slowpoke Farm Market, a gift from the Conrad Hilton Center and your name also goes into a drawing for a two night stay at a Hilton Hotel, not to mention a gift basket of goodies. So, you have nothing to lose, but two -hours! Help us keep our door open for visitors on Saturdays.

Cross Plains to host Robert E. Howard Days June 10-11

Friday, June 10th and Saturday, June 11th will find well over 100 out-of-town guests coming to visit Cross Plains to soak up two days of all things Howard. Headquartered at the REH Museum at 625 West Highway 36, the annual two day conference will include panel discussions, tours of the Museum and the surrounding areas, a special postal cancellation, an award ceremony, and a silent auction of Howard related items. A few vendors will also be selling Howard related publications on the museum grounds. All of these events are free of charge to the public. Howard was an extremely prolific writer who lived in Cross Plains during his entire writing career before his death in June of 1936. Although he is probably best known for his Conan the Cimmerian stories, Howard also wrote poetry, western, detective and boxing stories, as well as creating numerous other characters: Solomon Kane, El Borak, King Kull, Bran Mak Morn, and his somewhat bumbling mountain man, Breckenridge Elkins.

Home Country

Delbert McLain was seen going into Marvin Pincus’s house the other evening. We wondered on it a bit, because those two were less likely to become friends than any other two people in the valley.


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