Around Fort Worth

Morning News Roundup, July 21

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s War Of The Roses Roses represent love, but not when they’re all diseased and deformed looking. Rose rosetta disease is infecting thousands of rose bushes in North Texas, including at the Fort Worth Bota...

MARILYN MONROE (courtesy wikipedia)

Morning News Roundup, Jul 20

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Doc With Marilyn Monroe Connection Thrills Dallas Crowd Fort Worth cardiologist Bobby Brown has done a lot of things in his 90 years, including marrying a homecoming queen and playing for the New York Yankees. But ho...


Morning News Roundup, Jul 17

Jeff Prince
Jerry Gets An A-Minus; Eagles Get Squat The experts are praising the Dallas Cowboys for wrapping up Dez Bryant to a five-year deal. Personally, I feel terrible for the Philadelphia Eagles. Some desperate people up there dared t...

THIS YOUNG WOMAN FROM RURAL IRAN IS NOW OUR FRIEND. (photo courtesy of wikipedia).

Morning News Roundup, Jul 14

Jeff Prince
Iran Agrees To Nuclear Deal The Middle East is saved! No more terrorism! No more violence! No more war! Well, that might be overstating Iran’s agreement to curb its nuclear program. But it’s a start. All Hail Sid Bass! Some...


Morning News Roundup, Jul 13

Jeff Prince
Greeks To Tighten Belts Cuts in pensions and increases in taxes are a couple of things people get to look forward to in Greece if this new deal goes through with European banks. What’s $95 billion between friends? Shooting At...

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Morning News Roundup, Jul 10

Jeff Prince
Blind Alligator Visits Cowtown A 10-foot alligator was captured in the Trinity River near Fort Worth’s downtown area. Experts point the finger at all the rain and flooding we’ve had this year. I blame Ariana Grande. TABC Ho...


Morning News Roundup, Jul 7

Jeff Prince
Facebook Friends Facebook is building a data center in the Alliance Corridor. OMG! Please share! And hit like!  I’ll supply the cute kitty photo (see left)! Speaking Of Cats A really big cat could rip the skin right off ...

(photo courtesy FWFD twitter)

Morning New Roundup, Jul 6

Jeff Prince
Complaints About Red Dots The Fort Worth Fire Department’s twitter feed on July 4 illustrated the polar opposite approaches to Independence Day. The fire department showed red dots on a map indicating where complaints about ...

Chad Mathews is the new director of the Lone Star Film Festival.

Morning News Roundup, Jul 2

Kristian Lin
New Director for Lone Star Film Festival Late yesterday, the Lone Star Film Society announced the hiring of Chad Mathews as its interim director. Besides being a TCU graduate, Mathews has also been working as the director of th...

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Texas State Workers Can Apply For Same-Sex Benefits Today

Jeff Prince
It didn’t take long for Texas to notify state employees about how to enroll for benefits for same-sex spouses. The Texas Employees Retirement System sent out emails to its employees on June 30 telling them that benefits e...