Texas lawmakers gave cities the power to regulate homes for the mentally ill -- but so far, Dallas hasn't used it.
Among the 38 let go from the Dallas Morning News yesterday was Lee Hancock, who said her goodbyes on the DMNCuts website: "I am grateful for the fun it's mostly been. I hope for better, happier days for all who remain." It wasn't so long ago that the newspaper ran the ad you see above, celebrating s ... More >>
Mary Ellen Bendtsen signing a new will in a video that will appear on 20/20 Friday nightPerhaps you recall Lee Hancock's multiple-part series in The Dallas Morning News in 2006 concerning The Battle for 4949 Swiss; a riveting read for those in need of a refresher. On Friday, the local story goes ... More >>
The biggest revelation to arise from Dr. J. Q. Lazarus Schütze's appearance on KERA-TV last night was that haircut and that suit -- quite fancy for a sex-tabloid worker! I'll let you watch Jim's Friday-night Think-off with Dallas Morning News'er Lee Hancock without further comment, though why ... More >>
Yes, yes and yes to all those wondering if Dr. James Phoestus Schutze will still brighten up KERA-Channel 13's airwaves tonight at 7:30 with sand-in-the-levees talk. Says right here:WHAT'S ON TODAYTopicThe Trinity SagaGuestLee Hancock, Jim Schutze & Philip HaasDescriptionWhere does Dallas stand ... More >>
Craig Flournoy and Tracy Everbach's highly critical Dallas Morning News review in the Columbia Journalism Review, first mentioned here Thursday, has prompted a response from the paper's Big Bosses, editor Bob Mong and publisher and chief executive officer Jim Moroney. Unfair Park was forwarded a mem ... More >>
Nothing like a little morbid curiosity to boost a sale Big estate sale going on right now at 4949 Swiss Ave., subject of the recent series of stories in The Dallas Morning News, "Mary Ellen's Will: the battle for 4949 Swiss," by Lee Hancock, which I thought was really terrific stuff. Cars are ... More >>
Domingo Garcia said 10,000 Latinos registered to vote after April's mega-march. Uh, not so much. Sorry, my colleagues over in the youth wing at the Dallas Observer may pooh-pooh, but I think Lee Hancock's series on the Mary Ellen Bendtsen story (old lady on Swiss Avenue exploited by vultures) has be ... More >>
Dallas' only daily finds itself losing a war for readers' eyeballs and the heart of its staff
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The turkey leg goes to...; Funny lady; Hanging on a KLIF; More epistles to the Jews; Dry summer days
Why didn't the Morning News' Lee Hancock win a Pulitzer? Because of Jasper, Ronald King, and karma.