Rumors of irony's death have been greatly exaggerated.
Case in point: 47-year-old Alton Wayne Hough. The Crockett man is currently in Houston County Jail, charged with aggravated assault of a family member. Police there say there was an incident in the rockingly-named town of Austonio involving Hou ... More >>
Adrian Gonzalo Tovar has got to be the hippest-looking 32-year-old high school band director in East Texas: the scruffy beard, the haircut, the medallion. Unfortunately, that visual information comes from his (oddly fuzzy) mugshot.
Tovar was arrested and resigned his job as band director at Grapela ... More >>
Too little and late, Perry says.President Obama today signed an order declaring 45 Texas counties to be disaster areas because of wildfires, and even while saying the action was "good for Texas," Governor Rick Perry couldn't resist criticizing Obama.
"President Obama's decision to finally ap ... More >>
Brazos County JailJason Wayne "Crash 'Em Up" CrockettWe've said it before and we are duty-bound to say it again: Please, parents, get off the Wayne train when your baby needs a name.
And as if having that apparently-crime-causing middle name wasn't bad enough, 28-year-old Jason Wayne Crocket ... More >>
Can Hogg make the jump to an IB school?It was the politest group of revolutionaries Hair Balls can ever remember meeting. Gathered in the church parlor at St. Mark's United Methodist Church in the Heights, a small group of mothers gathered last night to discuss their petition drive to revital ... More >>
There's always OFF WITH THEIR HEADS!The Austin American-Statesman reports that there's a national shortage of drugs for lethal injection. The shortage apparently began when the country's sole dealer of sodium thiopental, Hospira, decided earlier this year not to deal in it anymore, and since ... More >>
"ya feelin lucky, punk bitch?" is the caption on MySpaceJames Galloway, aka Johnny Hollywood, is a self-described "tat2 artist" who lives in Texas City and likes to decorate his MySpace page with pics of him glaring menacingly into his camera while brandishing a pistol in each hand. Th ... More >>
Here at Hair Balls, we understand that living the life of a low-level street thief can be tough. The paycheck that comes from smashing out car windows and ripping out stereos probably doesn't go too far, especially when you've got a nasty crack habit to support. But it has to take a special kind ... More >>
We don't know if it's the election or what - actually it's not, but bear with us - but this afternoon Rocks Off got to wondering whether or not Houston had its own official song, lyrics and music officially sanctioned and ratified to embody the Space/Bayou City's hopes and dreams. This being Housto ... More >>