A veteran of efforts to rebuild Iraq explains how the Bushies botched it.
“A weathered hand reached out from the closet and grabbed my forearm. … ‘The children die. … We need … clean water. … Get us medicines. … You’re a woman, you understand these things.’”
Laurie Barker James
Thank God I’m not an atheist; if I were, I’d surely go crazy within the Arlington public school system.
Did State Sen. John Whitmire, a Houston Democrat, insult two Fort Worth-area black ministers last week? That’s what the ministers are saying, while Whitmire’s office says it never happened.
No, not the mayor. A former NBA great leads Fort Worth’s newest minor-league sports team.
On the last day of January, the Fort Worth Convention Center plays host to a small crowd of basketball fans — official attendance 1,007, actual crowd for this midweek game more like 200.
Wheelchair users and others want to get out of the street.
For two years, Mike Wyss has been a member of the Fort Worth Mayor’s Council on Persons with Disabilities. Wyss, 47, has cerebral palsy, and up until four years ago he was able to drive a car.
A couple of months ago, I was having a beer at one of my Westside watering holes when the conversation turned to the new developments swallowing our neighborhood and the bars and restaurants that are going to be plowed under an...
St. Patrick’s Day was almost two weeks ago, but Tarrant County commissioners just got around to flashing their green – this week they passed a resolution supporting a proposed state law to battle “e-waste.”
Tempers and dangers are ramping up in the gas field we call home.
Ah, for the good old days in the springtime of the Barnett Shale boom, when the words “royalty check” were enough to get homeowners to sign away their mineral rights and everyone still thought the 3 a.m. screech of drilling...
A travel club turned dreams into a nightmare for would-be vacationers.
Tom and Lela Woods looked at the pictures of gorgeous views and fancy resorts on a travel agency’s web site and started dreaming about lying on sandy beaches and splashing in turquoise waters.
The Texas Rangers’ three-year tradition (which is long for them) of ringing a 15-foot-high bell whenever a home run is hit has come to an end, as the national eruption of home foreclosures has come home to roost in Arling...