Callaway couple to offer their ranch as shelter

Betty Curtis gestures to the area she and her husband plan to clear to make room for additional mobile homes or campers to house more women.

Betty Curtis gestures to the area she and her husband plan to clear to make room for additional mobile homes or campers to house more women. Photo by Katherine Cummins.

Betty Curtis is a firm believer in second chances.

She’s a widow who raised two daughters on her own, a three-time stroke survivor, a happily-married wife to a second husband (Richard Curtis), nurse-maid to abused and neglected horses.

Betty and Richard plan to open up the Second Chance Ranch on 10 acres of land they live on not far from Fulton as a new home for women being released from prison, but have nowhere else to go.

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