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Riley Arrington

PICAYUNE PEOPLE: Serious injury no obstacle for Burnet Middle School barrel racer

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The knots built in Shelly Townsend’s stomach as her young daughter, Riley Arrington, prepared for a recent barrel race in Sweetwater — her first competition since the Burnet Middle School student broke her arm in a rodeo accident in Taylor on January 31. “Everything just came crashing down,” Shelly said of the […]

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Jeffrey C. Dunnihoo

Bertram semiconductor engineer’s book isn’t just for kids

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Jeffrey C. Dunnihoo of Bertram found a creative way to explain to his children what he does for a living. He wrote a book. Now available online and in bookstores, “SOIC and SOT – The Microchips” uses illustrations and simple language to explain what Dunnihoo has been doing for the past […]

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Sierra and Cody Emerson are at home on the range at their Marble Falls ranch. Photo by Shelby Lynn Photos

PICAYUNE PEOPLE: Sierra and Cody Emerson take stock of life in and out of the rodeo arena

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS He fights bulls and saves cowboys. She cuts hair and promotes Western clothing and boot brands. Together, Cody and Sierra Emerson live an Old West life in the 21st century, raising cattle on their Marble Falls ranch in between pro rodeo and fashion gigs. (more…)

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