1978 Bum Steer Awards

Five years ago, dear readers, we brought forth a magazine promising “no Bum Steers or bluebonnets.” Goodness knows we tried. No bluebonnets have yet graced these pages, but with Dolph, Farrah, Aggies, and all the rest … well, sometimes even Jimmy Carter has trouble keeping his promises. Speaking of whom, we’ve found a spot for him too.

IF YOU GOT THE MONEY, I GOT THE TIME
Just before President Carter said he was too busy to meet with Texas farm workers who had walked 1500 miles to see him, the President met with singer Willie Nelson.

DROP THAT GUN OR I’ LL SHOOT
While practicing her quick draw, a Dallas policewoman shot a mirror in the women’s locker room.

MURRAY THE SAVIOR IS BORN
Baytown School Superintendent John Clark ruled that if Christmas carols were sung in school, the name of Christ could not be mentioned.

WE STILL

More Texas Monthly

Loading, please wait...