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Lester “Buckshot” Winfree rises from owner-operator to 2010 person of the year

Lester "Buckshot" Winfree (pictured) has come a long way from his start in trucking in the 1960s. When he launched the Winfree Cattle & Rice company with two trucks late that decade, writes Record Newspapers reporter Robert Hankins in a story accompanying the newspapers' naming of Winfree as Orange County, Texas, "Person of the Year" for 2010, Winfree couldn't have imagined that he would rise to chairmanship of the board of the Port of Orange, on which he's served since ...

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