Lake Worth ISD Names Lone Finalist for Superintendent

20 Nov

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Lake Worth ISD’s Board of Trustees have named Mr. John Hebert as the district’s Lone Finalist for the Superintendent of Schools. Continue reading

Man killed in vehicle accident on Loop 820 West

20 Nov

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A 20-year-old pickup driver was killed Wednesday night after he lost control of the truck and hit a guard rail on a west Fort Worth freeway, police reported. Continue reading

Dusting of snow welcomes blue spruce to city

20 Nov
Workers cut the straps on the nearly 60-foot blue spruce unleashing its wide branches from the trunk. The tree will be lit this Friday

Workers cut the straps on the nearly 60-foot blue spruce unleashing its wide branches from the trunk. The tree will be lit this Friday

Christmas tree to be lit Nov. 22

Sundance Square will kick off the holidays with a Christmas tree lighting on Nov. 22 featuring Santa Claus, musical and theatrical entertainment, as well as photo opportunities throughout the plaza. Continue reading

Council accepts bid for Judd Street low water crossing project

20 Nov
Judd Street bridge during a heavy rain storm. (File Photo Grizzly Detail)

Judd Street bridge during a heavy rain storm. (File Photo Grizzly Detail)

by A.C. Hall

In a brief meeting on Friday afternoon, the White Settlement City Council unanimously approved a bid of $99,000 for the Judd Street low water crossing project.  Continue reading

District celebrates Veterans Day

20 Nov

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White Settlement ISD thanked the veterans in the community for their service to our country with a celebration on Nov. 11 that included performances by the Brewer High School choir and band. Continue reading

Golf team wins first place at tournament

20 Nov

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The Brewer High School golf team won first place in its Match Play Tournament on Nov. 7.  Continue reading

WSISD STEM lab provides career focused learning

20 Nov

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Brewer Middle School recently showcased its newly created STEM Lab for area businesses. Continue reading

High School Football Playoff Scores and Schedules

14 Nov

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UPDATED FOOTBALL 11-17-14 Continue reading

WSISD honors long time coach, teacher, mentor

12 Nov
Coach Ben Davis and his son Matt accept a commemorative plaque from WSISD Superintendent Frank Molinar.

Coach Ben Davis and his son Matt accept a commemorative plaque from WSISD Superintendent Frank Molinar.

by A.C. Hall

In a ceremony prior to Friday’s final football game, White Settlement Independent School District Superintendent Frank Molinar announced that the Brewer Athletic Center was being renamed as the Ben Davis Athletic Center. Continue reading

Cherry Lane road project underway till early Spring

12 Nov
Cherry Lane construction project.

Cherry Lane construction project.

by A.C. Hall

The $998,000 Cherry Lane road reconstruction project is now underway.  Continue reading

Retirement announced by Fort Worth Police Chief

12 Nov
Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead will retire in January.

Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead will retire in January.

Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead, who led Fort Worth through a number of difficult times in the past six years, announced his retirement Tuesday during the pre-City Council meeting at city hall. Continue reading

Shred your documents on America Recycles Day

12 Nov

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Fort Worth celebrates America Recycles Day by offering free document shredding and many other recycling opportunities on Nov. 15. The event will be held rain or shine, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at La Grave Field, Sixth and Calhoun streets. Continue reading

Gas drilling moratorium lifted in City

12 Nov
Gas drilling in White Settlement. (File Photo Grizzly Detail)

Gas drilling in White Settlement. (File Photo Grizzly Detail)

by A.C. Hall

On Tuesday the White Settlement City Council voted unanimously to repeal the moratorium they placed on gas drilling permits as they approved a new version of the City’s gas drilling ordinance.  Continue reading

Brewer JV Tennis wins South Hills tournament

12 Nov

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The Brewer High School junior varsity tennis team won first place at the South Hills Tournament.

Pictured are: (front row, l-r) Cater Starr, Noah Vasquez, Jake Walpole, Keegan Beelcher, Kyle Walpole, Rylee Miller, (back) Coach Mark Jester, Shaila Portillo, Savannah Burnett, Ali Borg, Eric Gurtner, Ana Martinez, Lexci Diaz and Leigh Scherrer. Not pictured is Kate Duke and Coach Steve Foster.

Rough ride for Bears as Saginaw wins 16-13

12 Nov
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Bears vs Rough Riders

by A.C. Hall

Coming into their final game of the year on Friday night the Bears had one thing to look forward to.  Continue reading

Suspect arrested by police in Ridgmar Mall stabbing

8 Nov

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UPDATED: An attacker who fatally stabbed a Ridgmar Mall employee multiple times Thursday night in the mall’s parking lot was possibly waiting for the victim to get off work, police stated. Continue reading

High School football playoff pairings

8 Nov

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The most up to date playoff pairings in the metroplex. Continue reading

Texas Football State High School Rankings

6 Nov

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Texas Football State High School Rankings Continue reading

Restaurants honor our Veterans

6 Nov

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UPDATED: Several establishments, including area businesses and restaurants, are offering a variety of deal, discounts and freebies for veterans who have served — or are serving — our country in celebration of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, 2014. Please be sure to take verification of your service with you when visiting these establishments. Notice: please check location for specials. Not all locations may participate in the Veterans Day program. Continue reading

Residents approve multipurpose arena propositions

6 Nov

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Fort Worth residents overwhelmingly approved three ballot propositions on Tuesday that will provide funding for a new Multipurpose Arena adjacent to the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Continue reading

District to rename athletic center to honor Coach Ben Davis

5 Nov

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The White Settlement ISD Board of Trustees will honor Coach Ben Davis, who served as a Brewer coach, athletic director and administrator for almost 30 years. Davis is also a member of the WSISD school board.  Continue reading

Both White Settlement Elections going to runoff

5 Nov

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by A.C. Hall

Current Mayor Jerry Burns and Council Place 1 candidate Paul Moore both won the popular vote in their respective races, but neither was able to get over the required fifty percent mark to win re-election.  Continue reading

Hornets sting Bears in second half comeback

5 Nov

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by A.C. Hall

For the second week in a row the Bears had a chance to win late in the game and for the second week in a row the team came up just short.  This latest loss against Azle marks the fourth in a row and also mathematically elements the Bears from playoff contention. Continue reading

WSISD employee does burger battle

5 Nov

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Mike Muench, a painter for the White Settlement ISD Operations Department, was one of three finalists to compete in Carnival’s Game Day Burger Battle on Oct. 19.   Continue reading

BHS golf

5 Nov

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The Brewer High School girls’ golf team took third place at the Southern Oaks Golf Tournament on Oct. 20. Logan Jones won second place, and Julia Palacio earned third as individuals. Continue reading

BHS volleyball supports Alzheimers

5 Nov

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Members of the Brewer High School volleyball program participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Oct. 25, and they raised $742 for the Alzheimer’s Association.  Continue reading

BHS band earns highest rating

5 Nov

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The Brewer High School Marching Band earned the top rating of Superior at the UIL Region 2 Marching Contest for the third time in four years. Continue reading

BMS Cross Country

5 Nov

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The Brewer Middle School cross country team competed in the district meet on Oct. 15, and the eighth grade girls came in second as a team, falling just four points shy of first place. Alyssa Daily finished 10th, earning a medal. Continue reading

National Brain Tumor Society holding fundraising walk

5 Nov
Steven and his mom will be participating in this weekends walk.

Steven and his mom will be participating in this weekends walk.

by A.C. Hall

On Saturday, the National Brain Tumor Society is holding the DFW Brain Tumor Walk to raise proceeds for the funding of critical brain tumor research and to raise awareness of the disease.  Continue reading

Rider slips past Bears 28-24

29 Oct

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by A.C. Hall

In what could be the deciding game in the Brewer season, the Bears gave one of their best performances of the year against one of the district’s top teams.  Continue reading

Benbrook and Fort Worth finalize land swap deal

29 Oct

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by A.C. Hall

After an off and on negotiation that lasted over nine years, the City of Benbrook and the City of Fort Worth have come to an agreement that will see over two thousand acres of land swapped between the cities. Continue reading

Cooler temperatures, changing of colors, signs of Fall

29 Oct

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Cooler temperatures mean changing colors and a lot of raking as the leaves on area trees start to drop. Celebrate Arbor Day on Sat., Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. at Casino Beach Park in Lake Worth. This fall, you can take a tour along the shores of Lake Worth and visit with Master Arborist Wes Culwell as he highlights the many types of trees in the area including some of Lake Worth’s largest specimens.    Photo by Chuck Garrett

 

Scariest movies we’ve ever seen

29 Oct

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With Halloween just a few days away, we decided to reach out to the community and ask about the scariest movies people have ever seen.  Below you’ll see the answers we received as well as our own answers to the question, what’s the scariest movie you’ve ever seen? Continue reading

Graffiti on wall causes activation of safety plan at BMS

29 Oct

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Brewer Middle School parents were notified by email on Thursday of this last week that campus administration and district police were investigating graffiti found inside a restroom on Wednesday, Oct. 22. Continue reading

Upcoming election information

28 Oct

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Informing the voters is among the most important duties a newspaper holds.  As an official newspaper of the City of White Settlement, we believe it is our responsibility to help local voters go into the upcoming election as informed as possible. Here at The Grizzly Detail, we’re proud to present this year’s candidate spotlight so the voters of White Settlement can learn more about the men who are running for local office. Continue reading

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