Joe Holley

Articles by Joe Holley

Dawn

Aug 31, 2001 By Joe Holley

In the June 1991 issue, in an article called “Voices From the Dark,” I told the story of Dawn, my mother-in-law. It was an account of her brief career as a singer in Hollywood in the late forties, how schizophrenia had brought that career to a tragic end, and how…

Case Open

May 31, 1999 By Joe Holley

Nearly three years after attorney Steve Davis’ body was found, his family still doesn’t know how he died. Thanks to an out-of-court settlement with Comanche County, they probably never will.

Is Waco Wacko?

Apr 1, 1998 By Joe Holley

After the latest standoff there�by an armed UFO cultist�you might think so. But on the fifth anniversary of the Branch Davidian siege, the Central Texas community is doing just fine, thank you.

Weekly, Strongly

Dec 1, 1997 By Joe Holley

Why are small-town Texas newspapers thriving? Because unlike big-city dailies, they know their readers, and they give them what they want.

The Doctor Is In

May 31, 1997 By Joe Holley

For El Paso physician Abraham Verghese, writing about life and death in the age of AIDS is a prescription for literary success.