| It is no accident that the eyes of the world were on Texas in February when Karla Faye Tucker received capital punishment.
by Les Sillars
Posted 4/04/98, 12:00 am
The official name of Death Row in Texas is Ellis One, an imposing brown brick fortress 12 miles north of Huntsville, which is about 70 miles north of Houston.
The towers, chain-link fences, and pervasive presence of barbed wire give Ellis One an ominous air, but the staff members on Feb. 18 were surprisingly jovial. One female guard manning the security hut at the gate was hawking Girl Scout cookies to visitors.