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Roped In

DAN MCGRAW
The Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show, currently under way at the city-owned Will Rogers Memorial Center, has been a big deal in Cowtown for more than a century. Farming and ranching no longer play much of a part in Fo...


Too Dear to Measure

Static
“It is not too much to expect that our children will enjoy in their homes electrical energy too cheap to meter. … This is the forecast of an age of peace.”



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...


Eater Beware

Carey Hix
Even if you know that GMO isn’t the latest Clash cover band and you buy your organic potatoes and leafy greens locally grown, that doesn’t mean that you’re safe from genetically modified organisms.



Roped In

DAN MCGRAW
The Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show, currently under way at the city-owned Will Rogers Memorial Center, has been a big deal in Cowtown for more than a century. Farming and ranching no longer play much of a part in Fo...


Too Dear to Measure

Static
“It is not too much to expect that our children will enjoy in their homes electrical energy too cheap to meter. … This is the forecast of an age of peace.”



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 ...


Nuclear Fallout

BETTY BRINK
For almost two decades, folks opposed to splitting atoms to turn on a light bulb have been comforted by nuclear power’s fall from favor as an electric-generating fuel. In 1993, one of the last reactors to come on line in ...



Oh Say, We Can See

Static
Static, who, at least when it comes to writing, is generally quail-free, quails at the thought of summing up in any little piss-ant, 500-word column what Tuesday meant to this country and the world. How can you capture the impo...


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...