Posts Tagged ‘Tarrant County’

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 ...



Let’s Give Tom Vandergriff What He Deserves

Jeff Prince
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...


Tarrant County Judge Should Rahr With Pride

Jeff Prince
Typically well-dressed Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley must don a hideous looking Wisconsin Badgers sweatshirt at the next commissioner’s meeting if the TCU Horned Frogs happen to get whupped in the Rose Bowl. Whitley w...



Beat The Rush With Early Voting

Jeff Prince
People get excited about early shopping days, and so I’m sure everyone is equally pumped that early voting for the upcoming November election season begins on Monday!!!! Tarrant County elections for federal, state, distri...


The 33 News On Guardianship “Gestapo”

Jeff Prince
TV news teams are finally figuring out how to do interesting segments about Tarrant County’s controversial and complicated guardianship program. It ain’t easy breaking that myriad mess into a two-minute TV segment. ...



Guardianship, Probate Courts Get More Scrutiny

Jeff Prince
Anyone interested in our recent cover stories about the Tarrant County probate court’s powerful and sometimes heavy-handed role in guardianship issues  (“In Whose Best Interest?” Sept. 8, 2010, and “Ret...


File Burn Ban Under ‘Duh’

Jeff Prince
On this our 17th consecutive day of 100-degree temperatures, and with Mother Nature all dried up and resembling a giant tinder box, it seems obvious that starting fires outdoors is not a good idea. But common sense and the mass...