Jesse Sublett

Stories

Lone On The Range: Texas Lawmen

A history of the Texas Rangers.

Wild Town

Through the eyes of novelist Jim Thompson, Fort Worth in the twenties seemed appropriately noir.

Staying Alive

For every one hundred people diagnosed with cancer of the tonsil, fewer than nine survive. I hope I’m one of them.

When a Loved One Is Murdered

In the mid-seventies my girlfriend was strangled by a serial killer. I eventually got on with my life, but I nver could have imagined the toll it would take.

Prison Rodeo Gone, but Not Forgotten

Another piece of Texas history was razed in mid-January when bulldozers unceremoniously demolished the prison rodeo arena in Huntsville, but the memory of the event rides on.