Metro

Heart of the West

A Bum Steer, a dead moose, a redhead, and a handyman have transformed a moribund stretch of the Stockyards.
Jeff Prince
Local businessmen Holt Hickman, Tim Love, and Steve Murrin get most of the attention for their large footprints in the Stockyards, but nipping at their heels are two unlikely underdogs, Brenda and Jarrell McDonald, who during t...


Heart of the West

JEFF PRINCE
A Bum Steer, a dead moose, a redhead, and a handyman have transformed a moribund stretch of the Stockyards. By JEFF PRINCE Local businessmen Holt Hickman, Tim Love, and Steve Murrin get most of the attention for their large foo...



Bad TAD Pattern?

Pablo Lastra
Black churches accuse the appraisal district of singling them out. By Pablo Lastra If the Rev. Kyev Tatum, self-described “servant of the people, champion of the poor, advocate of the have-nots, and child of God,” i...


Recess Recedes

ERIC GRIFFEY
Last fall, the principal of Clifford Davis Elementary School in southeast Fort Worth announced at a staff meeting that the school would be eliminating recess Monday through Thursday and cutting back on physical education, music...



Recess Recedes

ERIC GRIFFEY
A local elementary is giving short shrift to P.E. – and might be violating state law. By ERIC GRIFFEY Last fall, the principal of Clifford Davis Elementary School in southeast Fort Worth announced at a staff meeting that ...


Vaquero Viene

JEFF PRINCE
A vaquero could have straddled his old caballo and pushed thousands of rangy longhorns from Mexico to Fort Worth in less time than it took community leaders to raise money for a statue on the North Side. But patience usually pr...



Vaquero Viene

JEFF PRINCE
A long-awaited statue honoring Hispanic cowboys is supposed to reach its pedestal by summer. By JEFF PRINCE A vaquero could have straddled his old caballo and pushed thousands of rangy longhorns from Mexico to Fort Worth in les...


Gas Well Smell Test

JEFF PRINCE
Fort Worth residents who have watched gas rigs grow in number in recent years are concerned about what they see as conflicts of interest among city staff and elected officials. One of urban drilling’s leading opponents, D...



Gas Well Smell Test

Jeff Prince
Coziness among city officials, advisors, and the drilling industry is making some folks hold their noses. By JEFF PRINCE photos Naomi Vaughan Fort Worth residents who have watched gas rigs grow in number in recent years are con...


Snooze-o-Gram?

DAN MCGRAW
In an industry fighting for its life, two North Texas dailies have reached a partial d├ętente. By DAN MCGRAW Sitting at his desk at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Nov. 22, 1963, future CBS newsman Bob Schieffer fielded a stran...