Posts Tagged ‘texas’
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...
This Cresson gem is worth the trip.
In the world of destination food joints, most gas stations don’t cut it. But there are exceptions. Chef Point Cafe in Watauga serves up some fine cuisine inside of a Conoco. Tiger Farms Market on Wilshire Boulevard in Burleso...
A Hill County rancher’s fine may not be the end of the raw milk saga in Fort Worth.
Outside a municipal courthouse downtown last week, a dozen or so protesters held signs that read, “Cowtown loves raw milk” and “Don’t mess with Texas farmers.” A lot of the protestors wore stickers emblazoned with “...
A coalition works toward bringing fresh food to poor parts of town.
The scene looked nothing like the picturesque images plastered on billboards by the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau. Several dozen people with IDs in hand were in line in an open-air facility near a row of retail st...
Imagination Fort Worth is reinventing itself while keeping the focus on the kids.
Edward Brown @EJB0017
Edward Brown @EJB0017
As long as there’s been public school, there have been fights about where art and music fit into it. “They’re valuable but not crucial,” say some folks. Others think learning how to read music or paint not only help cre...
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...
A longstanding women’s advocacy group is calling it quits, but Fort Worth has more women-centric nonprofits — and challenges — than ever.
After a unanimous vote at a recent city council meeting, a 32-year-old institution was dissolved without fanfare or objection. The Fort Worth Commission for Women effectively fell on its own sword by requesting the action weeks...
A small-town Texas quarterback has two minutes to drive his team 58 yards for a touchdown. If he doesn’t do it, the playoff loss will end the season and his high school football career. For many kids, it would represent the m...
Fort Worth Weekly
Turkey Time 2015 We’re not trying to be mean. Wait. Yes, we are. Some folks need to be held accountable for their transgressions, from the simply selfish to the borderline illegal. For the rest of you yokels on our dubious li...
After nearly 40 years of stuffing prisons with nonviolent offenders, some states and the U.S. government are beginning to see the light.
Jason Hernandez began selling marijuana in his McKinney neighborhood in 1992, when he was 15. At first, it was baggies, but within a couple of years he moved up to moving pounds. From there he moved on to selling crack cocaine,...