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Perry’s Got a Gun

Jimmy Fowler
Oh, lord. To borrow a phrase from Pres. Obama: The “silly season” of the Texas governor’s race has officially begun. Rick Perry revealed to the A.P. that he killed a coyote with one smooth shot while jogging in a hilly a...


Fort Worth ISD Candidates to Duke it Out Thursday

betty.brink
A forum for candidates running in one of the hottest Fort Worth ISD board races in recent memory will be held this Thursday, April 29, at the Wedgewood Baptist Church, Rm 130-B from 6 until 7:30 pm.         The church is...



“Puppetmaster” at Pantagleize

Jimmy Fowler
It seems like every conceivable dramatic angle to the Holocaust has been used in plays, movies, and documentaries. They often involve a well-meaning but somewhat unlikely “triumph of the human spirit.” What does a victim of...


Tandy Hills Ablaze!

Jeff Prince
The annual Prairie Fest at Tandy Hills Natural Area was another hit on Saturday, with gorgeous weather and a large turnout of people at the East Fort Worth park. Of course, it’s no coincidence that Prairie Fest is held in Apr...



Who Will Throw First Pitch?

Jeff Prince
Tarrant County employees better start loosening up their arms and working on their fastballs. County Judge Glen Whitley indicated at this morning’s county commissioner’s meeting that he might consider letting someone el...


Musical Inspiration For Our Mavericks

Jeff Prince
The playoff-cursed Dallas Mavericks, down 3-1 in a best of 7 series against the San Antonio Spurs, are facing yet another first-round collapse. But “Don’t Give Up” — all the Mavericks have to do is win three in a ro...



Gas Drilling Earns Another Critic

Jeff Prince
When will natural gas drillers learn that you don’t jack around with Texas women? Sharon Wilson and Kathy Chruscielski are among North Texas’ most vocal and active watchdogs of the drilling industry. They and other women, i...


TCU’s Jerry Hughes A Colt

Jeff Prince
Former TCU defensive end Jerry Hughes received good news and bad news: Good news: He was drafted by NFL powerhouse Indianapolis Colts, meaning he’s starting his pro career on a team that’s in the running for a Super Bow...



“Cowtown” Alive and Well to NBC-5

Anthony Mariani
There’s never been any doubt that North Texas’ four broadcast news stations treat Fort Worth, the 17th largest city in the country, as a backwater hamlet. You’re liable to get more news about what’s going on in your bac...


Become a Fort Worth Weekly Facebook Fan

Anthony Mariani
The Weekly‘s “personal” Facebook page has exceeded FB’s 5,000 friends limit. Holy wow is right. I’ve started a “fan” page, which will allow us to compile as many friends/fans as technol...