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Furman (at lecturn) defends herself at last week’s Kennedale school board meeting. Courtesy Kennedale ISD

Elementary Ethics

A handful of pissed-off parents are shaking things up in the Kennedale school district, where a private daycare business run by two district administrators...
Kelleher: “I hope the council will stand up for us.” Naomi Vaughan

End Run for Chesapeake

A company that failed to get a zoning change on a piece of Eastside land last year — which would have permitted Chesapeake Energy...
Bason: “... there is more than adequate proof that this is park property.” Jeff Prince

Is a Parkway a Park?

The request seemed simple. A Fort Worth couple’s backyard pool had been partially built on city property years ago, long before the couple bought...
Shaw: The number of teachers leaving Heights is only “a little more than usual.” Jeff Prince

Leaving Heights

The first to go was Tommy Elliott, the winning head baseball coach at Arlington Heights High School for the last 30 years. This year...
Weiss-Armush: “It is very sad that many classes only accept students who know English.” Lisa Maria Garza

English for the Test

Lots of folks in North Texas want to become U.S. citizens these days: Federal agency records show that the rate of applications for naturalization...
Haltom City has 16 payday lender storefronts — Colleyville and Southlake not a single one. Sarah Angle

High Interest in the ’Burbs

Driving along Denton Highway, the main thoroughfare of Haltom City, you pass churches, fast-food restaurants, and automotive repair shops. Here and there amid the...
Amendola: “Every last dime I have has gone into this.” Lisa Maria Garza

Dammed

Mary Kelleher and her neighbors on Randol Mill Road in East Fort Worth thought they had discovered the causes behind the severe flooding problems...
Kristina Rosalez: “In a month we have seven earthquakes ... . And they’re causing damages that can be costly.” Krista M. Torralva

Shaken and Stirred

A window that’s popped out of its frame allows spiders to creep into Keary and Kristina Rosalez’ Cleburne home. New cracks about six inches...
Everman teachers say religion is a tool of harassment at their high school.

God and the Principal

Everman High School teachers are divided over what happened in an April faculty meeting with Principal Nita Page. No one disputes that the principal,...
Standard Parking employees collect parking fees on city lots in the Cultural District. Jeff Price

Insult to Injury

Thievery has been reported at the Will Rogers Memorial Center parking lot. How much money is missing? That’s hard to say. City officials don’t...