December 1990

Features

Feature
“I’m Just Me”

Dec 1, 1990 By John Morthland

When country singer Charley Pride isn’t on the road, chances are he’s puttering around a Dallas golf course—or riding herd on his business holdings.

I Was Mandarin…

Dec 1, 1990 By Gary Cartwright

Clues left behind by a former Dallas cop convinced his son that he killed President Kennedy—but that’s just the beginning of the mystery.

Feature
Boomtown

Dec 1, 1990 By Paul Burka

Don’t give up on oil yet, Texas. Come along to Pearsall, deep in the brush country, and learn how the new oil boom is different from the old.

Miscellany

State Wide Business
Two-way Radio

Dec 1, 1990 By John Anderson

With a sweet leasing deal, Austin sister stations KASE and KVET pack a one-two punch on the FM dial.

State Wide Business
Dressed in Peace

Dec 1, 1990 By John Anderson

When it’s time for that final fashion statement, a Fort Worth clothier has just the thing—complete with Velcro.

State Wide Business
Man at Work

Dec 1, 1990 By John Anderson

Now that Drayton McLane has sold his family company to Wal-Mart, he has no intention of retiring from the daily grind.

State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

After Bruce and Susan Molzan bought the Ruggles Grill four years ago, they revitalized the menu at the sleepy Montrose landmark with his brash cooking style and her luxurious desserts. Both Molzans are graduates of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, and their approaches…

Columns

Sports
Mr. March

Dec 1, 1990 By John Anderson

By running-and-gunning down opponents in the NCAA tournament, Tom Penders has jump-started UT basketball.

Reporter

Reporter
Killer Buzz

Dec 1, 1990 By Joe Nick Patoski

The Africanized bees have arrived, and Anita Collins can’t wait to take them on.

Web

Recipe
Bouche de Noelle

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Cake 1 1/3 cups flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 pound butter 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 1/2 cup milk Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line bottom of 16- by 11-inch jelly roll pan with parchment paper. Butter paper and…