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Gruene Pastures
Jason Allen honky-tonks to the head of the class
"...Then Allen topped the Texas Music chart with 2002 breakout single "Lucky Arms" and..."

June 17, 2005 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Day Trips
The Texas Prison Museum in Huntsville puts the Texas criminal justice system into perspective
"...The Texas Prison Museum in Huntsville puts the Texas criminal justice..."

May 6, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Whole Bow
Alvin Crow fiddled it his way
"...a teen. He left Oklahoma and traveled south to Texas, adopting the capital city just in time to make..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Remembering Ruthe Winegarten
Author and activist changed Texas history – literally
"...week at 74, leaving behind a definitive retelling of Texas' forgotten histories – digging the stories of blacks, women,..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Emily Pyle

The Insiders at Introgen
As Texas looks for a new economic boost, the decision-makers like to have a piece of the action
"...Perry's personal financial disclosure form on file at the Texas Ethics Commission, the first investment listed is for his..."

March 5, 2004 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Mutual Interests
Military might makes investments right for teachers and state employees in Texas.
"...If you live in Texas, no matter where you live or what sort of..."

Dec. 19, 2003 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

The Next Redistricting Target: Ronnie Earle?
Tom Craddick hatches a plan to redraw the lines for Texas' elected prosecutors
"...drafting a plan to redraw the district boundaries of Texas' 300-odd felony and misdemeanor elected prosecutors -- district attorneys,..."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

The Best-Case Scenario
After years of work, Envision Central Texas goes majorly public.
"...high expectations for whatever comes out of Envision Central Texas' regional vision project. You can find them on the..."

Oct. 24, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Leave No Child Behind
In a an excerpt from their new book, Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose expose Bush's No Child Left Behind policy as an educational Enron.
"...so we're not real partial to public education in Texas...."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Weird, Spooky, and Rich
David Dewhurst runs against everybody but money.
"...scuttlebutt that the majority of the members of the Texas Senate -- including a raft of Republicans with whom..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Day Trips
"...the best day trips is a pretty tall order. Texas is a really big place and there are a..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Barbecue Books
Food Editor Virginia B. Wood reviews two recent barbecue books in honor of the Southern Foodways Alliance Taste of Texas Barbecue Field Trip
"...In the early stages of planning the Taste of Texas Barbecue Field Trip, I was completely unaware that two..."

June 14, 2002 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Encore!
The second annual Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards honors Texas' finest contributors to cinema.
"...Rip Torn handed his cousin Sissy Spacek the first Texas Film Hall of Fame award presented to an actress..."

March 8, 2002 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

Day Trips
Bacterial assault on Hill Country wineries.
"...The Texas wine industry is being attacked by Pierce's Disease. The..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Rerun at the D.A. Corral
Republican Shane Phelps challenges Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle for a second time, and seems to be trailing.
"...Phelps sat down for breakfast last month in the Texas Club at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Earle, the Travis County district..."

Oct. 6, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Color of Justice
A drug bust in tiny Tulia, Texas opens up old racial wounds and raises questions about the veracity of the undercover cop-for-hire who orchestrated it all.
"...undercover agent, Tom Coleman, an itinerant lawman from West Texas with no prior experience in undercover narcotics work. Coleman..."

July 28, 2000 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Shades of Gray
In Texas Prisons, It's Hard to Tell Who Your Enemies Are
"...witnesses to his murder, the first murder of a Texas prison guard by an inmate since 1985, were inmates...."

April 28, 2000 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Power House
Will This Year Mark Dems' Last Stand at the Lege?
"...was at Little Big Horn. The last stand for Texas Democrats may be the Texas House. Witness: For the..."

Feb. 4, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Life A.D.
Former Austin Sun writer Bill Bentley says a prayer for Doug Sahm
"..."The flags are flying at half mast today in Texas." For all my numbness to finding out about Doug's..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Naked City
Mercury emissions from power plants continue to rise in Texas, according to a new report.
"...Citizen unveiled new findings that coal-burning power plants in Texas lead the nation in mercury releases. "Mercury emissions are..."

Nov. 26, 1999 News Feature by Dan Oko

Spinning Yarns
Tracing generations' worth of jazz and R&B history through the Texas Trumpets
"...Famous Flames. No sax or trombone here. Just trumpets. Texas Trumpets. Make that Austin's Texas Trumpets, whose eponymous, freshly..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Art
Art Openings
"...Gallery (Mar 4); "N-O-N," Terra Children's Gallery (Mar 5); "Texas Film Art," Pro-Jex (Mar 5); "C-21 Expo -- Metamorfosis,"..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature

Endorsements
"...rather than "politician" and you can't blame them. In Texas, the election is probably going to be devastating. George..."

Oct. 16, 1998 News Feature by the Editorial Staff

The Alfaro Case
"...Doggett with Erin Hall and Jeanne Starzel of the Texas Chapter of the American Cancer Society photograph by Charles..."

Oct. 9, 1998 News Feature

A Bad Rap
Ratliff's Rider Ticks Off Music Industry, Civil Servants
"...the state's investments, a conservative white state senator from East Texas teamed up with a conservative black, Washington D.C.-based..."

March 20, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

God's Steward at the TNRCC
In Barry McBee's Environment, Politics and Religion Mix
"...The first McBee occasionally goes it alone -- at least more often than either of his two colleagues on..."

Jan. 16, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Teachers Eye Union Label
Four Texas Teacher Associations Fight for Members
"...In Sandy, Oregon, about 20 miles east of Portland, all but one of the 190 teachers..."

Feb. 28, 1997 News Feature by Roseana Auten

Call in the Rangers
A Memo to the Governor:
"...law, and dispatched 900 National Guard troops and 11 Texas Rangers into East Texas, and all pumping was halted..."

July 26, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Adonis Rising
Matthew McConaughey
"...of the upcoming buzz movie A Time to Kill, Texas-born actor Matthew McConaughey is a publicity dream. Ensconced in..."

July 26, 1996 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

Day Trips
"...industry. Besides introducing many new ranching techniques, the South Texas ranch bred the first Santa Gertrudis cattle, and is..."

Aug. 25, 1995 Column

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