Palestine (Texas)

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2014

    Whiskey Myers Leads an Unlikely Texas Country Revolution in Tyler

    It's less than an hour's drive from Palestine, Texas to the World's Rose Capital, Tyler, Texas. Both are considered to be the "Big City," for the folks living outside of their borders. Though that Dogwood-scented pocket of East Texas isn't a Metropolis by most standards, there's a great deal of musi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2013

    Man Arrested at Downtown's Cathedral Guadalupe for Sleeping with His Pants Down

    Cathedral Guadalupe -- or, more verbosely, the Cathedral Shrine of Our Lady Guadalupe -- is a magnificent building. Hewn from red brick and limestone, the stately, 111-year-old Neo-Gothic church stands sentry on the corner of Ross Avenue and Olive Street in the Arts District, housing the second larg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    The Bizarre Tale of Sam Lone Wolf, the "Spiritual Elder" in the Case of the White Buffalo

    Earlier this month, I wrote a cover story so bizarre, I had to periodically check official documents just to be sure I had not wandered into the realm of magical realism. Yes, in fact, a sacred white buffalo was born to a Greenville rancher named Arby Little Soldier during a lightning storm in 2011. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Want to Own a Downtown Club? Buildings Housing Plush and Skye Bar Are For Sale.

    Inside Plush​Back in late '08, developer Bryan Foster went to Dallas City Hall to see about getting $475,000 in City Center Tax Increment Financing District reimbursements, which he said were needed to give 1400 Main Street, then a 1954 building in sorry shape, an $4-plus-million extreme makeover ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Nobody's Fool

    He has three Oscars, co-wrote Bonnie and Clyde and Paul Newman digs him. So why don't you know Dallas-born filmmaker Robert Benton?

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Girl Power

    The Gals of the Big "D" Jamboree remain the sweethearts of the wrestling ring

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Huntsville Houdini

    Federal prosecutors get tough with an escape artist

  • News

    July 8, 1999

    Cruel and Unusual

    Mentally ill Texans used to go to hospitals. Now, increasing numbers of them go to prison instead.

  • News

    July 27, 1995

    Mr. Retardo

    The making of a messiah: David Koresh's twisted road to Waco