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...The saga of LIGHTNIN' BILLY...

Discussion in 'APBT History' started by ELIAS'PISTOLA, Nov 28, 2015.

  1. c_note

    c_note CH Dog

    I know some ol heads to this day will still cut you before they would shoot you. Reach right past the pistol they carry for the knife in their pocket type guys. “IT’S THE PRINCIBALITY”!! Lol murder the english language then cut you to the white meat
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  2. oldguy

    oldguy CH Dog

    I think every one of my posts probably murders the English language :) I was involved with these men from a distance and through association in the dogs, in hindsight I was probably naïve and being used by them for access to some good kennels and winning dogs back then.. That night at my home with my daughter present was the very last straw for me.. After I heard the guy was murdered I moved house and never invited anyone to look at my dogs again.. They both carried knives as a formality, but I think on that day, in that situation with my daughter at home, I'd have gutted them both like pigs and they knew it. .I didn't mean to detract from the original topic, or Mr Fox's enlightened opinion in that regard... Just wanted to highlight there's a lot of good people in the dogs, but also some sly, nasty and dangerous dung beetles the game would do better without .
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  3. stedz

    stedz Top Dog

    yeah i know the old timers had their fair share of scumbags,i mean you only got to look at carver,when you break it down he was a pimp,liar and murderer,doesnt mean i cant enjoy reading about them.Believe me im not reading about them through rose tinted spectacles.
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  4. Maddogg2

    Maddogg2 Pup

    When I was a kid we all new about lighting billy my daddy new him ok. My daddy did tell us after we was grown just outa curiosity where he got his name he said he worked with lighting out at the Idabel sale barn An one night lighting got into a fight out back an the owner of the sale barn said Damn son your as fast as lighting an the name stuck is what my daddy said
  5. Maddogg2

    Maddogg2 Pup

    My grandma who used to feed folks at Lil café in Haworth new Nat An lighting both an my she always said that as soon as Nat killed Lighting the ol devil jumped right outa Lighting an into Nat he became mean an ornery as Lighting Nat ended up getting killed over a scared kid with a410 shot gun 3 to the chest making sure he didn’t get up
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  6. I’m Roy dale Billy’s granddaughter. He was my mother’s father. I’ve always been so curious my whole life about him and this forum really helped me understand who he was as a person. Thank y’all for the good and bad sides of the story and know I appreciate any input that you all provide. Knowing what you’ve told me he wasn’t always a good person but he was a interesting person and let’s just say I now know where I get my crazy side from. Lol. Again, thank y’all for filling in all the gaps for me.
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  7. David Hunt

    David Hunt A thousand mile Journey begins with one step.

    I enjoy reading about the people and the way they lived there lives. I've been out to Ponca City Oklahoma NMA Grand National Championship Motorcross racing , back in 1981-1983 i finished 9th In the Nation in 1982. I had my Bulldog with me too. We dro e an old motor home over 1000 miles 1 way from Columbia SC to Ponca City Oklahoma, I remember seeing Ponco Indians everywhere. 0408172049a-1-1.jpg
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