Posts Tagged ‘Tarrant County’
A new computer program is being blamed for some wacky tax statements in Tarrant County.
Local property owners might notice something peculiar about their tax bills this year –– they’re really screwed up. Residents are complaining about property tax statements that don’t include homestead or senior exemptio...
A once-lost silent film tied to Quanah Parker’s legacy is a bittersweet gem.
White Eagle has fallen for the Daughter of Dawn. But the prettiest child of the Kiowa chief has more than one suitor. Black Wolf, despite Red Wing’s love and devotion, can offer plenty of ponies to the beautiful maiden’s fa...
The Guardian‘s amazing year-long project, The Counted, is tracking and examining the number of people killed by police and other law enforcement agencies in the United States during 2015. The reporters have made some inte...
Started by a group of friends, this 28-year-old church welcomes all.
Growing up in Nowheresville, Texas, in the 1980s with strict parents and nothing but tumbleweeds to play with is tough enough on a teenage boy. Add in a vivacious, outspoken personality –– and a sex scandal –– and life ...
The food is great at Polanco’s Mexican Kitchen, except when it’s poured from a box.
It was a slow, lazy Sunday evening when my guests and I pulled up to Polanco’s Mexican Kitchen in southeast Arlington. The joint was so empty that we worried it might be closed, but our server warmly welcomed us. We were seat...
Southlake’s new pizzeria stands out in a crowded scene.
The number of fast-casual pizza options in Southlake is a little staggering. Even within the various sub-genres, the fast-growing, affluent Tarrant County suburb is suddenly pizza-rich. The town already had plenty of options, r...
Many North Texas women are returning to college after surviving violent relationships.
Barbara Sullivan’s husband wasn’t always abusive. At first, he was kind, loving, and attentive. Then temptations got the better of him. “I lost him to drugs,” she said. “He wasn’t always like that.” Her moment of ...
As Tarrant County leads the state in child-abuse cases, this volunteer-centric nonprofit tries to keep up.
Mick Rowland first met them two years ago. A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old sister. “The boy was getting abused by his dad, who wasn’t even supposed to [be around] him,” Rowland recalled. “Mom took off and didn’t w...
Has the Tarrant Regional Water District met its match?
The friction between the Tarrant Regional Water District and its outspoken foes has moved to the state attorney general’s office. Texas’ top law enforcement agency has been presented with a 2,500-word complaint that alleges...
There’s nothing theoretical about the damages that earthquakes are causing for North Texas homeowners, cities, and businesses.
The first time Cathy Wallace felt an earthquake was last Dec. 15. She was sitting with her husband in their Irving home discussing retirement when “the whole house started swaying,” she said. She thought the house might col...