LAURIE BARKER JAMES
“I’d rather see you dead, little girl/than to be with another man … .” (Lennon/McCartney) The new year is only a few days old, but 2008 isn’t shaping up as a banner year in the battle to halt vio...
Activist Terri Hall has TxDOT’s dream of toll roads in her sights.
It’s looking like a tough year for toll roads in Texas, and no one could be happier about that than Terri Hall, the San Antonio woman whose group is leading the grassroots fight against the controversial pay-to-drive road...
John Terrell has proven himself to be a doggedly determined detective. Long after he retired from the Fort Worth Police Department in 1985, he continued pursuing a killer. Carla Walker, a Western Hills High School student, was ...
A Vietnam vet puts on her big-girl outfit to take care of fellow sufferers.
At a recent Wednesday night benefit show at the popular gay bar Stampede, a crowd of 30 or so had wandered out on a week night to catch a Fort Worth legend – albeit one that most Fort dwellers have never heard of.
When I go out to eat, I’m not a difficult customer. Having worked in so many restaurants – in front dealing with demanding customers and in back dealing with nasty owners – I’m usually OK with whatever g...
Metroplex’s problems multiply, but food bank leaders keep trudging.
The phone rings, and Opal Lee knows what the call is about even before she answers.
The “lots for sale” signs are up in front of the property at 2201 Oak Hill Rd. on the East Side. That’s the heavily wooded acreage owned by Anthony Caballero, the Dallas developer who pleaded guilty last year ...
A Christmas party a few days ago gave me a look at the state of the black community. We had reason to dance, but nothing to shout about.
Mission’s Christmas message to tenants: Move
Cards that arrive in the mail this time of year are generally filled with good cheer.
Oh joy, it arrived just in time for the holidays – Static’s very own copy of the Wal-Mart Family Cookbook, of course! (Maybe Santa brought you one as well.)