Fryar Calhoun

Stories

So Near Yet So Far

Rice was created to be a “university of the first rank.” Is it? Will it ever be?

The Old Man and the Vines

My father’s Panhandle grape patch gives him a new cash crop and a new pride as a farmer.

Duel for the Sun

Crosbytown and Texas Tech wanted to harvest a major local resource: the sun. But then the feds stepped in, and the issue switched from energy to power.

Hi! I’m Jimmy Dean and I’d Like you to Try My Pure Pork Sausage

The meat products business is no bed of top hogs.

Hi! I’m Jimmy Dean and I’d Like you to Try My Pure Pork Sausage

The meat products business is no bed of top hogs.