Quantcast
 

 

 

Static

A Crack in the Near Southeast Shell

Static
On Feb. 8, a Fort Worth neighborhood group pushed the latest effort at revitalization of the Near Southeast Side a little closer to reality. (“Tough Nut to Crack,” Feb. 3, 2010). The Historic Southside Neighborhood ...


As Smoke Goes By

Static
Yes, folks, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is shocked to find there is gambling going on in this establishment. The “establishment” here, of course, is the whole Barnett Shale play, and gambling is wh...



Sometimes, the Same Is More

Static
Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Jason Garrett might consider consulting with Tarrant County Commissioners on his play-calling next year. The commissioners know a thing or two about clever end-around plays.


The Nightmare Underground

Static
A group that the Associated Press has called a “green dream team” of policy experts and scientists has concluded that the future is anything but green for groundwater resources in many parts of our country, thanks t...



Parsing the Record

Static
The Texas Railroad Commission didn’t respond in time to get their comments in last week’s cover story on environmental threats and strategies in shale drilling (“Greening the Gas Field?” Jan. 6, 2010). (...


Camp Town

Static
We can’t help it, apparently – newsies can’t start a new year without pausing to analyze the old one, picking over its bones for trends and top-10 lists and anything else that can be turned into copy in the us...



Inhale, Inhale

Static
OK, it’s time for New Year’s resolutions: Lose weight; check. Cut back on the vino; check. Be kinder to strangers; check. And … die quicker from cigarettes; check.


Mayfest Waves On

Static
A sick pig can’t keep a friendly lion like Mayfest down. The City of Fort Worth’s devastating decision to cancel this year’s event due to swine flu concerns had an interesting effect on people: Residents reali...



Autopsies in Wonderland

Static
Tarrant County Auditor Renee Tidwell recently released the results of an audit of the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office, and while no skeletons were rattled, the auditor did find areas where Dr. Nizam Peerwani need...


No Scrooges Here

Static
So, Thanksgiving came and went and nobody at Static’s house burned the rolls or even complained about the food. The Horned Frog football team is kicking butts nationally. Public transportation is getting attention in Fort...