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Last updated 8/15/2019 at 9:18pm

Horseshoe pitching

Kathy Ratkowski, the sole surviving member of the Odessa Horseshoes Club, tells The Record that, unless a miracle happens, there will be no horseshoes event during Deutschesfest this year. There is one state-sanctioned tournament left on the statewide schedule to be held here locally sometime after Fest, but that will likely be the end of horseshoes in Odessa unless local people suddenly develop an overwhelming interest in the sport and volunteer to help maintain the horseshoe pits and participate in tournaments.

Bed races

There will be bed races this year. Last year’s...

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