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Local, 17, to show vehicle owned by several family generations at event

By Ron Cox

Slatonite Correspondent

Seventeen-year-old Ransom Canyon resident, Riley Wenzel is the proud owner of a 1969 GMC truck. He plans to enter it in  the 24th annual Rock & Roll Nostalgia Car Show and Cruise this Friday and Saturday.

This lovingly cared for light blue truck has never left the family.

His great-grandfather, Winford Shewmake, bought it in 1969. Winford worked in the oil fields and trained race horses. The truck made many trips to the Ruidoso Downs Race Track.

For more information, please read the Thursday edition of The Slatonite.

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