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2015-10-22

Hall of Fame honors fiddler SUNDAY

Photo courtesy Newcomer family

Elmo Newcomer surrounded by Bandera beauties Sandra Ellen Mott Schladoer, Barbara Scheele Searcy, Margaret Mazurek Murrell, and Gracie Richards in 1958 at the Frontier Stompede. Newcomer, aka The Pipe Creek Kid, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Bandera Music History Project and Hall of Fame. The award will be accepted by his son, Charles Newcomer, of Pipe Creek, at a ceremony this SUNDAY, Oct. 25, from 2-6 pm at the Skyline RV Park in Bandera, located at 2231 Highway 16 North in Bandera. For more, see the Community Section in this issue of The Courier.