Lubbock

Cutting Deep

Dec 1, 2004 By Pamela Colloff

A year after state legislators kicked tens of thousands of children off the taxpayer-funded health insurance rolls, our biggest public-policy problem has reached crisis proportions. And the bleeding shows no signs of letting up.

High Plains Drifting

Jun 30, 1999 By Joe Nick Patoski

How to get your kicks on Route 66 and other less celebrated roads: three leisurely drives through a part of the state where the sights are cool and the nights are cooler.

Dorough cut his major-label deal at 73.
My Hero, Dorough

Dec 1, 1998 By Jeff McCord

He jammed with Miles Davis, enlivened Saturday morning children’s TV, and signed his first major-label record deal at 73. Meet jazz giant Bob Dorough.

CD and Book Reviews

Jun 30, 1998 By Texas Monthly

Hot CDs Inevitable baggage accompanies an album whose sessions splintered a great band, ousted three producers, and outlasted a record company. But if ex-Austinite Lucinda Williams is a paragon of self-doubt, she’s also a gifted writer who gets to the core of a character in the course of a three-minute…

War Rooms

May 31, 1997 By Robert Bryce

A massive buildup for Texas Tech University’s Vietnam archive.

This‘ll Be the Day

Mar 31, 1975 By Gregory Curtis

In Lubbock Buddy Holly was just a skinny kid with glasses, but to rock-and-roll fans he was—and is—a whole lot more.