Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’

JR Martinez Rep for District 8 Revised

betty.brink
Five minutes ago, the Fort Worth schools board of trustees voted unanimously to name J. R. Martinez to fill the empty and new District 8 seat. Martinez will serve for a year, until the regular election in 2013. Fourteen people ...


Monday Night Fights FWISD Style

betty.brink
Monday night, April 16, at 5:30 in the Fort Worth ISD board room, 2903 Shotts Street, the trustees will open a meeting that will, before the night is over, determine who will represent the redrawn District 8 until the spring of...



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A Lying Winter

Chow, Baby
All I’ve heard anyone talk about for days has been the weather — but I can’t really blame them, given how gorgeous it’s been. Except perhaps for my neighbor, who’s been harrumphing about how this mild winter probably ...


Fat Stock Show Song Benefits Students

Jeff Prince
Students who pursue an agricultural education at college will be tipping cows with joyous hearts — a new scholarship fund has been established for them. Jason Manning and Tommy Alverson released a new song with a timely t...



Fort Worth Drunker Than Dallas?

Anthony Mariani
In almost every top this or top that national list that comes out, Dallas always beats Fort Worth. Not this time, though. Insurance.com has just posted its annual list of top cities for DUIs. Fort Worth finished No. 8, up from ...


Fort Worth Quietly Weird

Jeff Prince
Doesn’t Travel + Leisure magazine know that Fort Worth is Funky Town? Says so right here in the Urban Dictionary. The New York-based travel magazine listed the top 20 American cities where the weirdest folks reside, and F...



In-N-Out Burger Is Really, Really…

Jeff Prince
Three months after the In-N-Out Burger opened on 7th Street, I finally got around to seeing what all the fuss was about. More than a dozen people camped out overnight to be among the first in line when the hamburger joint first...


Chicken Fried Steak Day Hasn’t Caught On Yet

Jeff Prince
The Texas Legislature designated Oct. 26 as Chicken Fried Steak Day, but it’s a holiday that hasn’t exactly been embraced by the grease-grubbing public yet. As soon as I heard the big news, I hightailed it to The St...



FW Redistricting Hearing Set for Tuesday at City Hall

betty.brink
   Notice: Fort Worth City Council Redistricting Public Hearing coming up Tuesday evening, 7 p.m.., October 18 at City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton, Council Chamber. Topic: Adding two more council seats to the 8-1 plan in place si...


Houston Kills Red Light Cameras

Jeff Prince
Houston might be hot, muggy, and beauty challenged, but at least residents and city leaders there have enough sense there to get rid of red-light cameras. Most Metroplex cities, including Fort Worth and Arlington, continue shov...