State Fair of Texas

26 Sep

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Food, fun and football await visitors to the State Fair of Texas. Continue reading

Brewer Exes’ Homecoming activities

25 Sep

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The Brewer Ex-student Association invites all former Brewer students to get together with old friends this year and to support your school.  Continue reading

Educational Service Center officially opens doors

24 Sep

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The new building for ESC Region 11 was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, Sept. 22.  Continue reading

City honors Dusty Rhodes

24 Sep

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by A.C. Hall

The White Settlement City Council took a moment last week to honor the memory of citizen Dusty Rhodes by presenting a clock to his wife Brinda Rhodes.  Continue reading

EDC hears brief business update

24 Sep

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by A.C. Hall

Last week the White Settlement Economic Development Corporation held a short meeting and heard about some business developments in the City. Continue reading

Veterans Park receives parking lot upgrades, new foot bridge

24 Sep

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by A.C. Hall

The parking capacity at Veterans Park has gone up by over two hundred spaces over the past month as the city has extended and improved multiple areas of the parking lots.  Continue reading

Bears clobber Western Hills 55-14

11 Sep

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by A.C. Hall

Coming off a disappointing offensive performance in week one the Brewer Bears looked like a team with something to prove as they took on Western Hills.  Continue reading

Council approves Cherry Lane paving project

11 Sep

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by A.C. Hall

The White Settlement City Council has set up over two million dollars from multiple sources over the past year in order to work on the infrastructure of the City.  Continue reading

2014 Fall Television Preview

11 Sep

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by A.C. Hall

With the fall television season just a few weeks away, a lot of new shows are about to premiere.  Continue reading

Summer rains nice, may extend mosquito season

11 Sep

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In Tarrant County, the West Nile virus seems to be targeting areas outside of Fort Worth. Continue reading

Evening Labor Day crash kills one, injures four

5 Sep

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One young woman is dead and four others are injured after an apparent head-on collision in west Fort Worth on Labor Day evening.   Continue reading

WSFD called to fire in recycling container

5 Sep

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White Settlement firefighters responded to a recycling dumpster fire this past week in front of West Elementary. No injuries were reported and the fire is under investigation.

 

Council/staff talk budget in work session

5 Sep

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by A.C. Hall

The White Settlement City Council met with city staff last week to talk about some changes to the budget.  Continue reading

Police, firefighters work to help distraught woman

5 Sep

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Loop 820 was closed temporarily during the peak of rush hour this past Friday after a woman threatened to jump from the White Settlement Road bridge. Continue reading

Benbrook holds public hearing on conservative budget

5 Sep

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by A.C. Hall

  The Benbrook City Council held their first public hearing for their upcoming budget last week. Continue reading

Fire destroys home

5 Sep

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The White Settlement Fire Department (WSFD) was called early Sunday morning to a residential structure fire in the 8200 bloc k of Sussex Dr. in White Settlement. The fire is currently being investigated by the WSFD, Tarrant County and the State Fire Marshal’s office. No injuries were reported and the building is believed to be a complete loss.

Photo courtesy of the WSFD.

City sets EDC budget for new year

5 Sep

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by A.C. Hall

The White Settlement Economic Development Corporation held a budget work session last week where they heard some distressing numbers regarding health insurance.  Continue reading

Graffiti in White Settlement, Arlington may have ties

5 Sep

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Police in both Arlington and White Settlement are working together on a case that involves suspects who sprayed graffiti across neighborhoods in both cities. Continue reading

Bears fall short against Jackets in first game of season 29-14

1 Sep

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by A.C. Hall

Things looked great early on as the Brewer Bears opened their football season against Arlington Heights on Friday.  Continue reading

Traffic diverted after utility pole threatens to fall on roadway

19 Aug

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A utility pole threatening to fall on residential traffic along White Settlement Rd. in Westpoint shut down the road for several hours Monday. The pole, which had been leaning for several months, finally gave way cracking just three feet above the ground and was held in place by lines attached at the top. Workers installed the new poll and transferred lines while police diverted traffic to side streets. 

 

Council votes to make Rowland Street one way after school

19 Aug

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by A.C. Hall

  Tackling an ongoing issue, Council heard from Lt. Bevering of the White Settlement Police Department about the traffic problems experienced around West Elementary.  Continue reading

Football underway, scrimmage friday

19 Aug

Bears practiceThe Brewer Bears, along with many other local high schools, started football practices this week in preparation for the upcoming 2014 season. The Bears will have their first scrimmage on Friday, Aug. 22 against Eastern Hills High School.

 

Brother shot by sister in family dispute

19 Aug

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White Settlement Police were called to the 600 block of Kimbrough in White Settlement on a shooting around 8:45 a.m. Monday morning. Continue reading

Traffic snarls as Chapel Creek bridge reconstruction delayed

19 Aug

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In late 2012 the Fort Worth City Council approved approximately $564,000 for the design phase of the Chapel Creek Bridge crossing I-30. Continue reading

Possible drug house torn down

19 Aug

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After being condemned by the City and set for demolition, a house on Raymond Avenue was destroyed last week.  Continue reading

Red iron structure finally sold

19 Aug

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After sitting unfinished for well over a decade, the red iron building behind Wells Fargo is finally headed for completion. Continue reading

City sets tax rate for new year

19 Aug

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by A.C. Hall

On Tuesday evening the White Settlement City Council approved the tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year.  Continue reading

School district employee found dead; suspect arrested near scene

19 Aug

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A White Settlement Independent School District custodian was murdered during an early morning break-in this past Sunday morning. Continue reading

Local legend turns 45

23 Jul

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Commentary by Randi Middleton

Special to The Grizzly Detail

It was July 10, 1969 — the last summer of the 60’s. The end of an era, but the beginning of a legend. An unsolved mystery manifested itself in and around Lake Worth, Texas. Continue reading

Chamber invited to tour new Region 11 Education Service Center

23 Jul
Chamber members are guided through the main entrance to the newly renovated building.

Chamber members are guided through the main entrance to the newly renovated building.

By Ben Posey

Members of the White Settlement Area Chamber of Commerce received a sneak peak of the newly renovated Sam’s Club warehouse building located at 1451 S. Cherry Lane, soon to be home to the Region 11 Education Service Center (ESC Region 11).  Continue reading

Proposed EDC budget mostly unchanged

23 Jul

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by A.C. Hall

The White Settlement Economic Development Corporation held their first budget workshop last week.  The budget they were presented with was familiar to most board members.   Continue reading

White Settlement ethics hearings come to a close

17 Jul

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by A.C. Hall

The final hearing was held last night looking into the alleged ethics violations by City Council members Mike Arnold and Elzie Clements. Continue reading

Free Slurpee on 7-11 Day

11 Jul

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Mark your calendars.  Once again, 7-Eleven is celebrating its birthday on 7-Eleven Day,Friday, July 11, 2014.  Participating stores in the U.S. and Canada will give away free small Slurpee drinks between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. local time while supplies last. This is the 12th year the convenience retailer has offered free Slurpee drinks on its birthday.

Cities across area prepare Independence Day celebrations

2 Jul

 

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What to do on the 4th of July Continue reading

Ethics meetings cancelled

2 Jul

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by A.C. Hall

There were three meetings on the agenda for the White Settlement City Council on Monday.  Continue reading

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