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Master Nebraska storyteller to perform at Kimball Public Library


“The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley” comes to the Kimball Public Library tonight, Thursday, Aug. 18 at 6 p.m., when Charlotte Endorf will bring the story of Annie Oakley, one of America’s Wild West legends, to life.

Oakley, born Phoebe Ann Moses, began providing for her mother, step-father and siblings at the age of 15, using her dad’s old Kentucky rifle to hunt small game, according to her biography.

She has been described by most as an excellent markswoman and has been called the “greatest woman rifle shot.” Regardless of what she is called, Oakley was a woman in a category...

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