Lee Hancock

Stories

The Survivors

On November 5, 2009, Nader Hasan’s cousin Nidal Hasan killed thirteen people at Fort Hood. Kerry Cahill’s father, Michael, was one of the victims. Today, Nader and Kerry are unlikely allies.

The Bucks Stop Here

East Texas deer breeder Billy Powell flouted the laws against importing live whitetails, emailing photos of his illegally obtained animals to prospective customers. Then Texas Parks and Wildlife came calling.

One Family, Two Very Different Artists

Gary Panter, famous for designing the bizarre and far-out Pee-wee's Playhouse set, went home to Sulphur Springs for the holidays and showed his mind-bending art in a local gallery alongside his father's traditional oil paintings.