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FROMHOLZ IN 2005 WHILE LIVING IN A TRAILER ON LARRY JOE TAYLOR'S RANCH WHILE RECOVERING FROM HIS STROKE. (photo by Jeff Prince)

Texas Music Icon Steven Fromholz Dies In Hunting Accident

Jeff Prince
Singer-songwriter, poet, actor, outdoorsman, and good guy Steven Fromholz died yesterday from an accidental rifle shot while hunting at an Eldorado ranch not far from San Angelo, according to the Schleicher County Sheriff’s O...


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“The North Pool” at Amphibian Stage

JIMMY FOWLER
A couple of years ago Amphibian Stage Productions had a smashing success with playwright Rajiv Joseph’s tender, mournful dark comedy Animals Out of Paper, about a master origami artist who mentors an angry street teen as they...



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Another Lawsuit Slaps Tarrant Regional Water District

Jeff Prince
The “death by a thousand cuts” syndrome continues to flood the Tarrant Regional Water District. The Rev. Kyev Tatum and three of his relatives sued the water district in U.S. District Court, accusing the quasi-governmental ...


RICK SPRINGFIELD READS AN EXCITING STORY IN FORT WORTH WEEKLY (photo by Jeff Prince)

Rick Springfield Does Dallas, Not Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
Gosh, Rick, we thought you liked us. But you come to North Texas, hang out with our next door neighbor for two days of music and fun, and don’t even stop by for a quick hello? Really? It seems like only yesterday that you...



THIS AZLE MAN LET HIS SIGN DO THE TALKING  (photos by Jeff Prince)

Azle Area Residents Get Earful On Earthquakes

Jeff Prince
Talk about timing — another earthquake hit near Azle on Monday, just hours before the start of a meeting about earthquakes. The 3.1-magnitude quake is the latest in a flurry of seismic activity in that area. About 300 peo...


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Is Texas Ready for Marriage Equality? It Doesn’t Matter

JIMMY FOWLER
Sweet mother of god, can we hurry up and get this show on the road? Marriage equality, gay marriage, bromances with (state and federal) benefits –– call ‘em what you like, but legal same-sex unions are coming to all fifty...



A musical number from "The Act of Killing."

The Best Documentaries of 2013

Kristian Lin
This is fortuitous: My pick for the best documentary of the year (and one of my top 10 movies of the year) comes out on DVD this week, so you can watch a great and disturbing movie that will likely contend for the Best Document...


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NFL’s Corporate Welfare Leading To Ancient Ruins

Jeff Prince
Much dismay has been expressed over the years about the National Football League’s billionaire owners wallowing in piles of money while demanding huge taxpayer giveaways, and the fact that the NFL enjoys nonprofit status ...



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“Saginaw Cares” — As Long As You’re Not a Skanky Addict

JIMMY FOWLER
The unintended irony in one Saginaw resident’s statement was so thick, you could cut it with a knife: “People care, they really do. Saginaw is still a small town.” Big-hearted li’l Saginaw cares so much, they’ve preve...


SHARON WILSON AS DEPICTED ON THE COVER OF FORT WORTH WEEKLY IN 2009 (photo by jeff prince)

Another Azle Earthquake Meeting On Monday

Jeff Prince
If you attended last week’s town hall meeting in Azle and weren’t satisfied with the silent stares and lack of information coming from the seemingly useless panel of state regulators, you’ll soon have another ...