Millie Pracht-Happel, 83, of Elizabeth, holds yellowed newspapers articles telling the story about the Easter Sunday 1934 shooting of her father, Texas highway state trooper Edward Bryan Wheeler, who was gunned down by outlaws Bonnie and Clyde Barrow. Pracht received the Yellow Rose of Texas award on July 10, honoring the families of fallen troopers. Photo by Rhonda Moore
Texas state trooper, Major Richard Diegelman, left, presented Millie Pracht-Happel, 83, of Elizabeth, the Yellow Rose of Texas award on July 10, honoring the families of fallen troopers. Pracht received the award for the April 1, 1934 death of her father Edward Bryan Wheeler, who was killed by infamous bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde Barrow. Photo by Rhonda Moore
Corey McNellis was a two-time Colorado wrestling champion at Ponderosa. His older brother Chris was the Mustangs' first-ever state champ.