Subject:

Sam Rayburn

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    The Girl on the Torture Board: Rhonda Williams Opens Up About Being Attacked by Dean Corll

    She wakes up to a sharp pain in her side -- someone kicking her, telling her to wake up, bitch. For a moment, she thinks it's her dad. Then she opens her eyes and sees it's Dean Corll, the electrician who's renting this house in Pasadena. She looks over and sees her friend Wayne Henley handcuffed, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    Kinky Friedman's "Legalize It" Campaign Hits Mucky Duck

    The Kinky Friedman Agriculture Commissioner campaign rolled through Houston this weekend, with the candidate playing a sold-out show at Mucky Duck Sunday night and speaking at a NORML luncheon this week. As reported in a recent Houston Press cover story, Friedman, who previously ran for governor a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 5 Martinis

    Photo by Jonathan Cohen​For the next 20 weeks, we'll be rounding up the runners-up to our 2011 Best of HoustonĀ® winners. In many categories, picking each year's winner is no easy task. We'll be spotlighting 20 of those categories, in which the winner had hefty competition from other Houston b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    William Chambliss: Suspected of DWI with Grandkids Perched on Roof of SUV

    William Chambliss, grandfather of the year.​Drunk driving is a terrible idea. Drunk driving with kids in the car is even worse. Leave it to an East Texan from the Lufkin-area village of Huntington to invent an even worse variation on this potentially deadly theme. On Monday, concerned citizen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Kistin Cordova, 19, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old Girl, Twice

    Photo via KHOUKistin Cordova: Facebook messages alerted victim's mother​KHOU is reporting that a Pasadena woman named Kistin Cordova is in jail for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl she had met at a skating rink. We can't find the court documents on the case, but the station says Cordova ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Terrible News For Lovers Of Texas History, Or Just Biography In General

    Anyone who considers themselves a Texan -- one that likes to read, at any rate -- should be federally mandated to read the three volumes in which Robert Caro traces the life of Lyndon Johnson.The first book, Path to Power, is a fascinating primer on the Hill Country, on Sam Rayburn, on farm life in ... More >>

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Last Rites

    Ghouls and grief along the Columbia debris trail

  • News

    January 30, 2003

    Last Rites

    Ghouls and grief along the Columbia debris trail

  • Music

    March 29, 2001

    The Kingfisher

    A rejuvenated Tracy Byrd decides to keep angling for hits

  • News

    April 20, 2000
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    April 6, 2000

    Reeling

    Bass kills and lesions on fish worry Sam Rayburn anglers. So does the state's plan to lower the lake's pollution standards.

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Brave Talk, Bleak Prospects

    Outgunned county Dems feast before famine in 2000

  • News

    September 2, 1999
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    January 14, 1999

    Killer Weed

    The life-suffocating Salvinia molesta has entered Texas waterways. It's green, fast and deadly.

  • News

    September 14, 1995

    Maxwell's Demons

    If you get crosswise with Larry Maxwell, beprepared to go to court

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