Oveta Culp Hobby

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Get a Sneak Preview of a Kick-Ass Documentary on Gay Activist Ray Hill

    One of the things you'll learn in the upcoming documentary about gay activist Ray Hill is that when police raided Houston's lesbian bars in the 1960s, they would arrest any woman wearing pants with zippers or buttons in the front. If the zipper was on the side, you were spared. In the front, that's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2003

    In Harm's Way

    Texas women are no strangers to active military duty

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    Gang Way

    Plus: Sheet Fire, Post Waste, Be a Music Booster

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Overblown and Underrated

    So you know Houston's goats, heroes and high points? Think again.

  • News

    September 10, 1998

    Do Not Go Gentle

    Former Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby fights on for better, more diverse education in Texas

  • News

    May 29, 1997

    Lost in the Cause

    In the early 1960s, Eldrewey Stearns was a powerful force for integration in a segregated society. Then he forgot his way, and history forgot him. Until, that is, he met writer Thomas R. Cole.

  • News

    September 14, 1995
  • News

    May 4, 1995


    Notes and anecdotes from a one-daily newspaper town

  • News

    April 27, 1995

    Post Mortem

    Though not unexpected, the death of the Houston Post was still a surprise. Even more surprising was how little truth got out about how and why the paper perished.

  • News

    October 13, 1994


    The FDIC steps in to unload the Huntingdon, federally subsidized home of the rich