James Best played Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane who was the stumbling, stammering law officer who chased Bo and Luke Duke (John Schneider and Tom Wopat) all over the place and most often referred to his deputies as "dipsticks" who where Enos (Sonny Shroyer) and Cletus (Rick Hurst). He was often accompanied by his bloodhound "Flash" and took orders from the crooked Boss Hogg (Sorrell Booke). It was Best's idea to add Flash to the cast of The Dukes of Hazzard... Read more>>
Liberty, Mississippi 1961-1964 | Louis Allen (1919–1964) a farmer and timber worker with a family, living in Liberty, Mississippi, was gunned down in his driveway after being suspected of talking to federal officials about the 1961 murder of a Black man, Herbert Lee, by E.H. Hurst, a white Mississippi state legislator, in Sept.1961. No one was arrested for his murder.