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Morning News Roundup, Sep 4

Jeff Prince
I’ve been reading about gas prices dropping below $2 a gallon for a few days but didn’t see my first “$1.99” sign until today at a station on Jacksboro Highway. That’s a beautiful sight. With all the savings on gas, I...


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Fort Worth Police Chief Candidates A Diverse Bunch

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth City Manager David Cooke announced the six finalists for the Fort Worth police chief position. The photos and names of the candidates revealed a diverse bunch. African-American, check. Hispanic, check. Woman, check. ...



BOOMER CASTLEMAN, GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. (courtesy of Boomer's Facebook page)

Boomer Castleman Dead

Jeff Prince
Oh, them Georgia prisons don’t have such a beautiful view And Fort Worth’s such a wonderful town to disappear into On the muscle of my arm there’s a red and blue tattoo Says, Fort Worth I love you Cancer has t...


DON'T LET THE SMILE FOOL YOU; KENT SCRIBNER SAYS HE'S SERIOUS ABOUT LEADING A FUNCTIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT.

Morning News Roundup, Aug 31

Jeff Prince
K-Scrib Vows To Marshal Fort Worth Schools Kent Scribner, or K-Scrib as no one calls him, is making it clear he’s the new sheriff in town. The Fort Worth Independent School District’s brand new superintendent has, i...



KIDS AND SOME PARENTS PLAYED INTERACTIVE VIDEO GAME EARLIER THIS WEEK AT A MOVIE THEATER IN PLANO (photo courtesy of Super League Gaming)

Morning News Roundup, Aug 26

Jeff Prince
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Not So Bad After All Fort Worth Weekly’s Static column on Aug. 19 reported findings from BetterDoctor.com, a consumer health site that crunches Medicare facts and figures to determine th...


THREE "WISE" MONKEYS SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL, AND SPEAK NO EVIL (courtesy Wikipedia)

Judge Rules Against Chesapeake Energy In Royalty Case

Jeff Prince
The Star-Telegram’s Max Baker writes a revealing article about a district judge’s ruling that Chesapeake Energy improperly “deducted postproduction costs from royalty checks issued to Fort Worth investor Ed Ba...



NAOMI KING, SISTER-IN-LAW OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JRS, AND FELLOW CIVIL RIGHTS TRAVELER.

Morning News Roundup, Aug 24

Jeff Prince
Namoi King To Speak In Fort Worth Civil rights activist Naomi King will be speaking at the Sandra Bland Day Justice for Girls Because Black Women Matter Symposium on Wednesday. The native Alabama resident was married to A.D. Wi...


TEAM. What a great name!

The Dadding Hack: Fun Weekend Stuff for Families

ANTHONY MARIANI
Fun family stuff from your Weekly editor and the author of The Dadding Hack, a new blog that you should probably (maybe) be reading on a regular basis. Is Vampire Weekend still doing jungle-pop? Have they moved on? I’m just w...



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Morning News Roundup, Aug 21

Jeff Prince
Developers Back In Action The Big Recession hit seven years ago, and now developers are itching to turn dirt and spend money again. WFAA says Fort Worth has had its busiest year development wise since the bottom fell out in 200...


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Fort Worth Star-Telegram Owner Puts Stock In Stocks

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has laid off employees by the hundreds in recent years, decimating its newsroom and severely harming its product. The paper is owned by the McClatchy Co., which is struggling financially in this era...