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1996 Stories by Bonnie Gangelhoff

Archives: 1996 | 1995
  • Pretty Babies

    published September 5, 1996

    First comes the plum lip liner. Then the raspberry lipstick. Matte foundation, brown eye shadow and a touch of pink in the corners of the... More >>

  • Grassroots Activism

    published August 8, 1996

    They came. They saw. They sprayed ... weed killer. On July 11, a band of angry lesbians invaded Pearland. Armed with Round-Up... More >>

  • Death and the Raccoon

    published August 1, 1996

    When he saw Pedro dangling from a noose, Jimmy Vonderglotz knew his three-pound pal was history. Vonderglotz stood in his front yard and... More >>

  • Hardball

    published July 4, 1996

    Holly Nuber lugs an empty white carton through the gleaming hallways of Pearland High School. She looks every inch like what she used to be: the... More >>

  • On the Ropes

    published May 30, 1996

    The bare white walls of his apartment reveal no clues to his fame. There are no photos of his bouts with Muhummad Ali, Sonny Liston and Ernie... More >>

  • Adams Family Values

    published May 16, 1996

    The mood should have been celebratory around the Adams Petroleum Center. It was the day of the 61st NFL draft, and the Oilers had managed to land... More >>

  • Farewell to the House that Bud Built

    published April 4, 1996

    Before the Oilers pack for Nashville, another of Bud Adams' contributions to Houston may vanish, although its passing won't cause anywhere near... More >>

  • The Cheap Secrets of Harwin

    published March 21, 1996

    The handbag shop is a long, narrow, shotgun affair, and the first thing I notice is an array of pocketbooks blanketing one wall. From a distance,... More >>

  • The Money Trail

    published March 21, 1996

    Anybody who thought that Carolyn Stevens' ten-year plea bargain and a jury's decision to put Rose Marie Turford away for well into the next... More >>

  • Ascent of a Woman

    published February 8, 1996

    In a sea of basic black, Susan Menke wore red. The occasion was the early December Holiday Spree benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis... More >>

  • A Few Problems of His Own

    published January 18, 1996

    Like Brendon Baker, Bill Henderson has had his share of marital and financial problems. Henderson filed for personal bankruptcy in 1992, listing... More >>

  • In the Child's Best Interest

    published January 18, 1996

    A farm and ranch town of about 3,500 in north-central Texas, Seymour seems far removed from the complexities of urban life. The main streets... More >>

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