Gene Phillips

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2014

    Dallas Real Estate Baron Gene Phillips Hasn't Paid Taxes on His $25 Million Estate Since 2005

    Gene Phillips isn't the type of homeowner the Texas Legislature had in mind when it passed a law in 1979 allowing senior citizens to indefinitely defer their property taxes. Think instead of an ailing grandmother, whose Social Security check wouldn't stretch quite far enough to cover groceries and p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Craig James, Now a Hall-of-Famer (at SMU)

    ‚ÄčI went over to The Hilltop's website this afternoon to look for something unrelated and espied this announcement: "SMU announces the newest inductees into its Athletics Hall of Fame." At the top of the pops: running back Craig James of the Pony ExcessExpress. No word whether his former agent, She ... More >>

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    The Little-People Tax

    Dallas tax appraisers can't keep up with Ross Perot. But if you're Average Joe, they've got your number.

  • News

    December 25, 1997

    LiL' Things, big problems

    Why no one is winning the battle of the baby superstores