Jesse Woodson James of Missouri is one of our nation’s most famous outlaws. He has been characterized as a bandit, gang leader, bank robber, train robber, and even murderer. The most famous member of the James-Younger Gang was a celebrity when he was alive, and became a truly legendary figure after his death. The James –Younger Gang robbed a stage in the Hot Springs area and, according to local legend, made an appearance in Clark County as well.
Richter, Wendy Bradley, "Jesse James in Clark County" (2016). Articles. 226.