Author

Peter Applebone

Back Roads |
March 1, 1986

Back Roads

Ted Krechel, honorary winter Texan mayor of Pharr, oversees a culture as arcane as a Melanesian cargo cult.

Back Roads |
February 1, 1986

Back Roads

For a singing telegram with a little something extra, just call the Hip-O-Gram Girls.

News & Politics |
August 31, 1985

Back Roads

Skinner Brown, a 63-year-old farmer and business man, was a pillar of his small-town society until he was busted for possessing $12 million worth of marijuana.