No Family Left Behind

Falling on Deaf Ears

Texas Beer Wars

Blotch Jumbo

Metro

Metro
Birdville summer students can work at home or in the school library but have to check in daily. Melissa Wylie

A Longer Leash

Hundreds of students in the Birdville school district are enrolled in summer school — but not necessarily in school so much. Most kids aren’t...
Ruggiero: Thyne’s findings won’t be a game changer “until more scientists come forward with proof that the water wells are being contaminated by drilling.” Anna Routh-Barzian

Proof

A geologist who has spent years studying the effects of natural gas drilling on water sources said last week that he has “no doubt”...
Summers: “I see people’s artistic spirit, how strong it might be.” Melissa Wylie

Prairie Mosaic

With the help of 10 former jail inmates, Fort Worth artist Pamela Summers is getting ready to install a 240-foot mosaic “ribbon” for the...
Coates: “They wanted us to stop talking and allow them to network.” Courtesy Grant Coates

More Help for Morningside

Two years ago, community leaders, philanthropists, and educators teamed up for an innovative experiment aimed at transforming the lives of children in a southeast...
(Left to right) Benyam, Sam, and Tedros plan to introduce Ethiopian cuisine to Cowtown. Jeff Prince

Ethiopia to Camp Bowie

Things seldom come easy for Samson Yosef, a man who escaped the Red Terror in his homeland of Ethiopia and immigrated to the United...
Steinert: “I can tell you there is a benefit to students who remain at their home campus.” Brian Hutson

New Lives, New Site?

The Fort Worth school district’s campus for students who either have a child or are expecting one has moved twice in the last three...
An apartment building looms over Linda Bridwell’s home. Jeff Prince

Raunchy, yes. Funny, no.

Movie critics are hailing Neighbors as this season’s best comedy. A bunch of college kids move into a neighborhood next to regular folks, and...
Huerta (with Dr. Roberto Calderon): “More money for schools and less for prisons would be a good place to start.” Lee Chastain

Latina Dreamer

She’s been jeered, arrested, beaten, smeared. She’s on just about every website devoted to ferreting out socialists and Communists in our midst. She’s also...
Casino Park dominated the (frozen) Lake Worth shoreline in the early 20th century. Courtesy North Fort Worth Historical Society

Casino Dreams

Noel Nelson and girlfriend Madelyn Walsh walked their dogs along the Lake Worth shore on a recent morning, enjoying the breeze, the green grass,...

Home to Roost

In the three years since a Wise County couple sued Aruba Petroleum for the severe health problems and lost property value that they charge...