Posts Tagged ‘Tarrant County’
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Tarrant County Commissioner Roy Brooks Feels Becky Oliver’s Bite

Jeff Prince
Becky Oliver has the most annoying delivery of any TV newsperson in the history of foreverness. But she makes for some interesting newscasts. A tipster notified FOX4 News that Tarrant County employees were told to perform work ...


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Ding Dong The Bell Is Back

Jeff Prince
Good news for everyone except tinnitus sufferers — the courthouse clock tower will resume ringing today. Other than sporadic test rings, the tower bell has been quiet since a $4.5 million reconstruction project began in A...



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San Antonio Newspaper On Guardianship, Tarrant County, FW Weekly

Jeff Prince
The San Antonio Current is examining probate courts and guardianship issues in Bexar County. The article refers to Fort Worth Weekly and our investigation into questionable tactics by Tarrant County Guardianship Services. Here&...


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Black, Brown, and Seeing Red

The fight for North Texas’ new congressional district has become downright entertaining.
JEFF PRINCE, BETTY BRINK, and ANDREW MCLEMORE
Not since Dallas’ John Wiley Price dubbed Fort Worth the “Aunt Jemima capital of the world” has a politician from the Far East pissed off people in Cowtown so badly. Dallas attorney and politician Domingo Garcia is seekin...



Candidate Vows To Fight ‘Islamization’

Andrew McLemore
Okay, how about this one? A white Republican walks into a Muslim bar (just go with it) and vows to fight against Islam. Actually, I’ll let you come up with your own punchline. Itamar Gelbman, an Army veteran running for C...


League Of Women Voters Taking Fools Gold?

Jeff Prince
Accepting money from Fort Worth-based natural gas driller Quicksilver Resources earned the local League of Women Voters a raspberry from a local environmentalist. On April 5, the League is hosting Fools Rule, an event to raise ...



Get Your Passport

Jeff Prince
Whether you’re planning to tour the Greek Islands, dine in France, fish in Mexico, or smuggling black tar heroin into the United States from Latin America, you’ll need a passport. Saturday is Passport Day, and Tarra...


An Old Drunk Is A Wise Drunk

Jeff Prince
The Tarrant County District Attorney’s website is listing the names and ages of people arrested for drunken driving over the New Year’s weekend. Police arrested 108 suspects and charged 43 of them so far. Most are i...



FW Star-Telegram Is The Spin Doctor

Jeff Prince
Maybe it’s coincidence, or something more sinister. Or maybe I’m just full of myself. You be the judge. In May 2010, I wrote a story criticizing Guardianship Services in Tarrant County and the probate court run by J...


Since We All Can’t Grab A Hose…

Jeff Prince
As North Texas’ massive fire approached Fort Worth on Tuesday, city officials led by Mayor Mike Moncrief — or “Mr. Morale Responsibility” as we adoringly refer to him now — boldly decided to throw ...