Sprinting to Fame

“This baby better like track, after all this,” a very pregnant Keisha Davis says as she walks across the grassy infield at Clarke Stadium in south Fort Worth.

Sins of the World

An institution as large and as complex as the Catholic Church presents an enormous target for its critics, especially since its stands often go against many modern values. E.R. Bills lobbed plenty of ammo at the church in his r...

Taxpayer — Prime Cut

Gee, where to start? The Tarrant County College questions are piling up like food on a three-meat barbecue plate. 

Aching for Justice

Local jury verdicts show a larger problem in our society.
Valda Jean Combs
When an Arlington woman was indicted for manslaughter last year because she lied to her husband, I was concerned, but not much. Surely no jury would convict a woman who did not pull the trigger, while allowing the real killer t...

Out of the Depot

The push for an inner-city rail system builds up a little steam.
When local real estate developers started testing the waters for a light-rail system in Fort Worth a few years ago, Mayor Mike Moncrief wasn’t interested.

Starting to Sound Like “Children of the Corn”

Everywhere Static turns these days is another message about the wonders of the Barnett Shale.

The Princess of Pong

Texas Wesleyan is a powerhouse in American table tennis, led by The Princess of Pong
Dan McGraw
It’s the beginning of summer in the city, and like most college athletes, Jasna Reed is taking it comparatively easy. But that wasn’t her plan.

KPAX Romana

So let me get this straight. Space aliens are now an acceptable part of God’s creation, but homosexuals are not? What if the space aliens are gay?! And who’s better priest material – straight male aliens or ea...

Paradise Lost

Their acreage in Azle was “stress-free” until the drilling started.
Peter Gorman
When Mike and Annette Daniel moved to the Reata Estates gated community outside Azle last November, they thought they’d found paradise.

Death Be Not Prosaic

Texas executions will be starting back up again this month, after an eight-month dry spell while the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether lethal injection is cruel and unusual punishment. It is not, the high court ruled, so th...