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PHILIP MURRIN (RIGHT) GOES BRIM-DOWN WHILE BILLY MINICK PREFERS HIS CROWN DOWN (photo by Jeff Prince)

More Than One Way To Set Down A Cowboy Hat

Jeff Prince
Former professional bull rider and Billy Bob’s honcho Billy Minick knows a thing or two about cowboying and is obviously well-versed on the proper way to set down a cowboy hat — upside down. (That’s Minick sit...


PRAIRIE FEST FUN (photo courtesy of Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area)

Queen City Of Prairie Lifts Her Veil On Saturday

Jeff Prince
It was 55 years ago today that Fort Worth officials paid $138,250 for 160 acres of prairie land hills just southeast of downtown. Since then, countless motorists have driven along I-30, looked at the rolling terrain, and though...



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Texas Sharon Wilson Still Drilling Drillers

Jeff Prince
A single mom living in the country outside of Fort Worth got bullied by gas drillers years ago and made it her mission to fight against Big Oil’s intrusion into people’s lives. A decade later, Sharon Wilson is still...


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April 15: Time To Pay Taxes More Or Less

Jeff Prince
People paid no federal income tax back in the country’s early days. A hundred years ago, the tax rate for most individuals was a measly 1 percent. The rate stayed in the single digits until the 1940s. Wars aren’t ch...



WATER DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT DIRECTOR SEBASTIAN FICHERA LEADS FEDS ON A TOUR OF THE VILLAGE CREEK WATER RECLAMATION FACILITY (photo by Jeff Prince)

Feds Pat Fort Worth On Back For Conserving Energy

Jeff Prince
Remember growing up and dear ol’ dad jumped your ass for not turning off the light when you left a room? Or he turned red and screamed after you left the front door open? Dad wanted/needed to save money. And he expected h...


JORDAN SPIETH (photo by world sports wallpaper)

Texan Jordan Spieth The New Tiger; Old Tiger Mocked

Jeff Prince
Jordan Spieth ran away with the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club this weekend in grand fashion, winning by four strokes and never letting anyone come close to catching him. Now fans and golf analysts are referring to the D...



THE VEGGIE VAN IS ROLLING (photo courtesy of Cold Springs Farm)

Chicken Rental Woman Now Helming Veggie Van

Jeff Prince
The woman who’s been renting chickens to city folks is now delivering organic goodies in her Veggie Van. “The Veggie Van is a fun and unique way for people to buy fruits and vegetables they may not think to try at the g...


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Dallas Cowboys Should Gamble On Johnny Football Manziel

Jeff Prince
This article lists five teams that should consider nabbing Johnny Manziel. The Dallas Cowboys aren’t listed among them. But they should be. My distaste for Manziel is no secret (“Johnny Football Manziel Will Bust Li...



MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY, VOICE OF A VERY STONED GENERATION.

UNT Students Hope To Block Greg Abbott Speech

Jeff Prince
Gov. Greg Abbott is a big “family values” kind of guy. In his myopic world, family values translates to no abortions, no homosexual marriage, no medicinal marijuana, no nothing that doesn’t pass his superior moral judgmen...


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Read A Texas Book On Sunday

Jeff Prince
A group of book lovers has declared April 12 as Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) Texas Day. You’d think a bunch of literary folks could come up with a better name for their event. “Drop Everything And Read Texas Day” s...