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Graves, at Hard Scrabble in 1992. Robert Hart

Goodbye to a Giant

BY ROBERT HART
Editor’s note: Beloved Texas author John Graves, a native of Fort Worth, died July 31 at his home near Glen Rose. His books on the Brazos River, particularly “Goodbye to a River,” established him, as The New York Times sa...


Dunbar Principal to be Reassigned



Betty Brink
Fort Worth schools’ interim superintendent Walter Dansby said today that Doug Williams, the suspended principal at Dunbar High School who has been under an outside investigation for allegations of improper behavior toward mal...



Allegations Made Against Dunbar Principal

Male students told others that he pinched them on nipples, took bare-chested photos.
BETTY BRINK
Fort Worth’s Dunbar High School Principal Doug Williams has been put on administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of an investigation into allegations that he pinched male students on the nipples and took pictures of ...


Union, FWSO Come to Agreement

LEONARD EUREKA
Reflecting the downward financial spiral in arts groups nationally, members of the local American Federation of Musicians union has just ratified a new two-year contract with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra that cuts players...



Remembering local rock legend Kelly Parker

ERIC GRIFFEY
About 12 years ago, I was working the door at a club called The Impala on West Vickery Boulevard near downtown. One night, a young man with the smell of the creature on his breath sheepishly stumbled up to the club’s owner, K...


GOP Behind the Scenes of Corpus Christi?

Rachel Dudley/Texan News Service
Journalism students at Tarleton State University have uncovered interesting developments in the question of how and why that college’s controversial production of Corpus Christi by Terrence McNally,  got canceled.&nb...



Justice Comes Too Late for Timothy Cole

Betty Brink
“A good name is more desirable than great riches,” Governor Rick Perry said as he looked at the mother of Timothy Brian Cole, telling her that he was proud to “look you in the eye and tell you that I’m giving your son a...


New Sheriff Armendariz Reads ‘Em Their Rights

Peter Gorman
Regional Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Dr. Al Armendariz made quite a splash last night at the February meeting of the North Central Texas Communities Alliance. Featured speaker Armendariz drew between 250 and 3...



The Weekly’s LSIFF Blog

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Read the Weekly’s coverage of the third annual Lone Star International Film Festival here!


Ticket Giveaways

ANTHONY MARIANI
Thanks to the good folks at Spune Productions, we’ve got some tickets to give away.