T.R. Witcher

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  • 20 years ago

    The South Belt-Ellington Leader was knocked on its heels a few years ago after it took up the fight against plans to burn contaminants at the Brio hazardous waste site off Dixie Farm Road. The community newspaper's crusade cost it advertisers, cau...

  • 20 years ago | Longform

    Two years ago, on a fine summer day, Mayor Bob Lanier herded President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore out Interstate 10 to the Winwood Club Apartments, off Dairy Ashford Road on Houston's western edge. The mayor was taking the visiting di...

  • 20 years ago | Longform

    The directors of the Third Ward Redevelopment Council are gathering, as they do most every month, in a fourth-floor lounge at Texas Southern University's student center. They meet early in the morning -- it's 7:30 on this day in June -- and their ...

  • 20 years ago

    The first letter was dated February 21 and addressed to a "Fellow Notting-ham Forest Homeowner." It looked innocent enough: "I'm sure you've been too busy to notice, but some of your neighbors have mentioned to us that your landscaping is not main...