Episode: 251 | Aired: September 20, 1969
Jenny Winters steps forward as the only witness to a stagecoach robbery in which one man was killed and another seriously wounded. Jenny identifies the bandits as the Logan gang. Ben agrees to let her stay on the Ponderosa. Unfortunately, Jenny has a habit of telling lies.
Episode: 252 | Aired: October 04, 1969
Roy Coffee goes with Ben to San Francisco to testify against some timber sharks. Hoss take over as Sheriff.
Episode: 253 | Aired: October 11, 1969
Will Griner is acquitted of murder and the people of Virginia City are upset. They feel Griner silenced witnesses and are ready to lynch him. Ben works to reopen the case.
Episode: 255 | Aired: October 25, 1969
Matthew Rush is a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient who has fallen on hard times. Ben tries to help Matthew because he recognizes the extraordinary achievements the Medal represents.
Episode: 256 | Aired: November 01, 1969
Candy witnesses a robbery and shoots the robber James Campbell in self defense. Campbells death leaves his widow Lisa and their young son to run the farm alone. After her husbands death, Lisa asks her brother in law Jake to kill Candy. Not knowing Lisas plans, Candy feels guilty and offers to help out on the farm. Lisa and Candy fall in love however, Jake wont change his plan to kill Candy.
Episode: 257 | Aired: November 22, 1969
Things seem good for Wade Turner; he is engaged to Sarah, they have saved enough money to get married and he is offered a promotion at work. However, Wades eyesight is failing. When a doctor in Willow Bend tells him he has a brain tumor, he breaks off his engagement and quits his job without telling anyone why.
Episode: 258 | Aired: December 06, 1969
Salty Hubbard has been telling tall tales in town for years. He convinces the people of Sunville that Hoss is the infamous bank robber Big Jack.
Episode: 259 | Aired: December 13, 1969
Two of Bens old friends show up after 27 years. Jess Waddell, Charlie Sheppard and Ben once worked a claim together. Now Jess is a bounty hunter and the man he is hunting is Charlie Sheppard.
Episode: 260 | Aired: January 25, 1970
Amy Wilder is an eccentric old woman who loves and cares for animals. Her neighbor wants to have her declared incompetent so he can claim her land. Ben invites Amys sister-in-law Margaret to come from Atlanta to help Amy defend herself against the charges.