If it weren’t so dreadful for the nation’s schools, Static would crow over the recently released audit of the billion-dollar Reading First initiative, part of Dubya’s No Child Left Behind program.
The hose might not reach far enough in North Texas.
The worst drought on record in these parts lasted for much of the 1950s. While city folks were discovering tv and cars with fins, North Texas farmers and ranchers suffered. Stock tanks dried up in the blistering heat, grass gre...
The fractured nature of the race for Texas governor has some candidates for other offices a bit nervous and off-balance. Unless they are in strongly Republican or strongly Democratic districts, they worry whether voters will ma...
Feeling a little sticky from all the sweetness and light in last week’s Best Of 2006 edition? A little sour that your name wasn’t mentioned anywhere in the whole bleeping 168 pages? Never fear – we have a rewa...
Some who were forced into Fort Worth say they’re paying more to get lower quality services.
Cindy Owens remembers the night in chilling detail. Her daughter had been struck by a car. She’d called an ambulance and waited 45 minutes for its arrival. “It was nighttime, pouring rain, there was a lot of blood. We’d j...
When I talked to Fort Worth City Council member Kathleen Hicks a few weeks ago, she was ticking off a list of problems in her southeast Fort Worth district.
Conservative Christians are getting involved in environmental causes.
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Look around you, the physician told the group at the Texas Christian University student center. Half of the two dozen or so folks in the room, he said, probably will get some kind of cancer eventually.
Some say the probation system in Texas sets people up to fail.
Ryan Peucker is nobody’s idea of an angel. He started smoking pot as a young teenager living in Joshua and Cleburne, dipped into cocaine and methamphetamine for a while, and in 1997, at age 18, agreed to help his friends pawn...
The Fort Worth City Council meeting two weeks ago was an important one for Kathleen Hicks. Up for a vote were zoning changes on the old Masonic Home property on the East Side, for a development that will bring new single-family...
The going’s been rough for journalists in the last few years. Daily newspapers that worried about losing readers to network tv discovered that tv had joined them in that same leaky boat and that both were losing fans to 24-fo...