William Helmer

7 Articles

April 1, 1994

Crash Course

In the forties I was just a kid with a Kodak, but my fascination with car wrecks taught me many lasting lessons.

December 1, 1991

Light My Fire

After struggling to give up smoking, I have come to a compromise: Never smoke more than one cigarette—at a time.

April 1, 1991

Up to Speed

The highway patrol unveils a new secret weapon in its war against unrepentant speeders.

Being Texan|
April 1, 1984

The Hub Cafe

It wasn’t the classiest place in Pharr to grow up, but it had tough truckers, sassy waitresses, and some of the best fry cooks in the Valley.

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