August 1979


The Throwdown

Jul 31, 1979 By Tom Curtis

Houston police said they shot Randy Webster because he pointed a gun at them. Randy’s father set out to prove they were lying.

Paradise Lost

Jul 31, 1979 By Richard West

The sand, the surf, the shorebirds, the dunes…everyone loves the beach at Port Aransas. We may just love it to death.



Pennant Fever

Jul 31, 1979 By Paul Burka

At midseason, long-suffering Astros and Rangers fans were having visions of grandeur. We hope they weren’t delusions.

Who Needs Nelson Eddy?

Jul 31, 1979 By W. L. Taitte

Houston Grand Opera’s spring festival of operettas proved that golden-voiced, handsome men aren’t out of style. Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Mahler festival had its good days and its bad days.