Here’s an excerpt from Amy Sherrill’s story in today’s Times Record.
“Whether bad or good, you’re going to see emotional exhibits like this,” Turk said, as he held up the envelope. “… This is where history is going to be made and felt.”
Two pairs of U.S. Marshals Service handcuffs attached to the back of the tractor-trailer were unlocked and given to Sanders and Joe Davis of ABF.
“ABF brought it home, Nov. 8, 2007,” was inscribed on the pair given to Davis.
John Loyd, U.S. Marshal for the eastern district of Oklahoma, said that as Oklahoma celebrates its centennial this month, the state should be grateful to marshals in Fort Smith from long ago who helped clean up the lawless land.
“The deputies who participated in the process are long gone,” Loyd said. “But they left behind tools and artifacts that give us a greater understanding of their rough endeavor.”