Posts Tagged ‘died’
Former House speaker and Fort Worth native James Claude Wright Jr. — better known simply as Jim Wright — is dead at 92. Wright packed a bunch into those years. He attended Weatherford College and the University of T...
Singer-songwriter, poet, actor, outdoorsman, and good guy Steven Fromholz died yesterday from an accidental rifle shot while hunting at an Eldorado ranch not far from San Angelo, according to the Schleicher County Sheriff’s O...
The politician who put Arlington on the map, made a huge impact on Tarrant County and North Texas, and was pretty much the embodiment of political integrity, will be buried on Friday. If anyone deserves a huge public turnout it...
The single, the childless, and the grieving are criminally neglected during the holidays. SceneShop’s here to help.
For many Fort Worth theatergoers, SceneShop’s annual holiday show A Fifth of Christmas at Arts Fifth Avenue is the must-attend event of the season. This collection of comic and dramatic sketches, monologues, and musical inter...
The Rev. Tom Franklin was surprised to hear last week that some leaders of the Highland Hills Neighborhood Association in southeast Fort Worth want him to dismantle the Taser memorial that he and others have been building on pr...
Within days of Fort Worth Weekly‘s cover story on skateboarders (“Pool Sharks,” Sept. 16, 2009), a reader e-mailed to say that she and several others in Arlington were lobbying to get a skateboarding park buil...
By the time the dust cleared last week, Fort Worth city leaders had re-injected a modicum of humanity into a municipal budget that had seemingly been sucked dry of human kindness by the demands of a big deficit and a limping ec...
E. R. BILLS
In the last few years the number of suicides involving active-duty American troops has skyrocketed. In addition to engaging the enemy, a growing number of our soldiers are fighting themselves. And they’re losing.
UNT’s end-of-semester art show is a retrospective of Rob Erdle’s paintings.
Things were looking good for the Frogs last Saturday afternoon — until the third quarter.