Tag: McCollum

Meeting Willie Nelson

1976 was the Bicentennial of America and it was a big year for me. A journalism major at Southwest Texas State University (SWT), I won statewide in reporting and columnist writing awards for news, entertainment, fine arts and humor. My confidence was high, but being honored as Investigative […]

About Dodie Dennis

When Loralyn “Dodie” Bailey was a 15-year-old junior at McCollum High School in San Antonio, Texas, Jackie Dennis asked her for a first date–to go see Rod Stewart in concert. Her parents said, “No Dodie! You’re too young to date.” She was devastated and Jack was heartbroken. Life […]