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2000 Stories by Charles Siderius

Archives: 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000
  • Baby Blues

    published December 28, 2000

    One of Parkland Memorial Hospital's new mothers recently showed up with her husband to collect their 6-week-old infant daughter. Like the... More >>

  • Slaughterhouse Jive

    published December 21, 2000

    Editor's note: One thing you will notice about this story is the relative lack of information from the "other side," in this case, the USDA.... More >>

  • If Horses Could Talk

    published November 23, 2000

    A small herd of horses stops grazing and looks up at a pair of strangers hanging onto a fence at Samuell Farm. To the city dweller's eye, they... More >>

  • Animal-free Farm

    published November 16, 2000

    Nearly two years ago, Pat Melton stood up in front of the Dallas Park and Recreation Board and vented. She was angry and, as an animal lover, she... More >>

  • Sour Town

    published November 9, 2000

    Robert Bledsoe walks across a vacant lot just behind Main Street in the century-old town of Ladonia. Wearing a weathered baseball cap and dirty... More >>

  • Twice Bitten

    published October 12, 2000

    Fire ants continued to roam the beds of Flower Mound nursing home residents nearly two months after the state ordered the place cleaned, a state... More >>

  • Silent Scream

    published October 5, 2000

    Carolyn Osborn vividly remembers the day in July two years ago when the nurse from Cross Timbers Care Center in Flower Mound telephoned. We... More >>

  • The Untouchable

    published September 14, 2000

    Texas state trooper Ted Smith sat in his patrol car north of Pottsboro, patrolling for drunk drivers near the American Legion Hall. It was a warm... More >>

  • Touching Story

    published August 10, 2000

    The Russian musician who played at The Old Warsaw restaurant impressed Jim Blythe. When the music stopped, the Russian and the rest of his quartet... More >>

  • Talk isn't cheap

    published July 27, 2000

    At a glass-topped dinette table, beneath a framed painting of Jesus Christ, 15-year-old Quinton Dixon quickly eats lunch before heading out the... More >>

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