June 8, 1988 |
William Dean Singleton, chairman of the board of the Dallas Times Herald, will sell the newspaper to a longtime associate and stockholder, officials said Tuesday. The paper will be sold by Singleton's MediaNews Holdings Inc. to DTH Media Inc., a new corporation controlled by MediaNews stockholder John Buzzetta. It is the second time in a year and a half that the Times Herald has been sold. Buzzetta, 38, has been associated with Singleton, 37, since 1977.
December 30, 1988 |
A group of Dallas Times Herald employees filed suit Thursday in U.S. district court against the newspaper's former owner, Times Mirror Co., for failing to comply with terms of the company pension plan and refusing to terminate the plan and distribute its assets.
October 16, 1991 |
When Barry Switzer resigned as football coach at the University of Oklahoma in 1989, book publishers saw his story as the stuff of which best-selling autobiographies are made. As the Sooners' coach for 16 seasons, Switzer had felt the highs of three national championships and 12 Big Eight titles. He had also experienced, in late 1988 and early '89, the lows of NCAA probation and a variety of criminal charges involving his players.
June 28, 1990 |
An explosion and fire in the basement of the Dallas Times Herald newspaper forced an evacuation of the building and moved the printing of today's edition to another newspaper's presses. One worker was injured, and a woman was treated for smoke inhalation. About 200 people were forced to leave the building because of dense smoke. The fire was out less than an hour after it was reported Wednesday night. "It was an electrical short in the electrical room," said Deputy Fire Chief Larry Roberts.