Partial Solar Eclipse this afternoon

23 Oct
A partial solar eclipse should occur in the Fort Worth area around 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23.

A partial solar eclipse should occur in the Fort Worth area around 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23.

A partial solar eclipse will darken North American skies Thursday afternoon (Oct. 23). Continue reading

Pioneers come alive in second half against the Bears

23 Oct

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by A.C. Hall

After getting off to a hot start in district play the Brewer Bears have now lost two straight games to move their district record to 2 wins and 2 losses.  Continue reading

Southwest High graduate heading to the World Series

22 Oct
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Southwest High School graduate Brandon Finnegan pitches for the Royals.

by A.C. Hall

The Kansas City Royals are having a dream post season, winning eight straight games to blaze through the playoffs and get into the World Series for the first time since 1985.  One of the playoff wins that got them back to the series came on the arm of relief pitcher Brandon Finnegan, a 2011 graduate of Southwest High School in Fort Worth.   Continue reading

Man killed in highway accident

22 Oct

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West Loop 820 at Clifford Street near White Settlement was shut down in both directions late Sunday after a man walking across both sides of the highway caused a fatal multi-vehicle accident, according to Fort Worth police.

The man was hit and died on scene at about 7:40 p.m., police said.

Three people had minor injuries after the accident, which involved up to three vehicles trying to avoid the man, one of which rolled over. The accident shut down both sides of the highway for several hours as traffic was diverted to the access roads. No information was available on the identity of the man.

Ballot propositions explained

22 Oct

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by A.C. Hall

Being a midterm election, the ballot local voters will see when heading to the polls is filled with statewide races and issues as well as the local races. Continue reading

Settlers Day parade

21 Oct

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Sunny skies this past Saturday welcomed a crowd of spectators at this year’s Settlers Day parade. Nearly fi fty fl oats fi lled Cherry Lane for about an hour. Continue reading

Early voting begins, get your ID ready

20 Oct

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After months of listening to candidates tout their credentials, voters may start heading to the polls to cast ballots for those they want to win. Continue reading

Follow up: Space plane lands safely

18 Oct
The 29-foot-long unmanned plane, which resembles a mini space shuttle, spent two years circling Earth.

The 29-foot-long unmanned plane, which resembles a mini space shuttle, spent two years circling Earth.

A top-secret space plane landed Friday at an Air Force base on the Southern California coast. Continue reading

Upcoming election information

17 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

Adventure Park opens

17 Oct
Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park employees test the new zip line from high atop the Tiki head perch. Photo by Ben Posey

Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park employees test the new zip line from high atop the Tiki head perch. Photo by Ben Posey

CEO David Busch welcomed a large crowd of community business owners and city officials at their grand opening luncheon of Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park on Tuesday. Continue reading

Council hears more about waterless fracing

17 Oct

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by A.C. Hall

Council member Steve Ott gave a presentation at the White Settlement City Council meeting on Tuesday and presented more information about waterless fracking. Continue reading

White Settlement dog park set to re-open in new location at Cherry Lane Park

16 Oct
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Photo by Jacob Hall

by A.C. Hall

The old dog park was closed several months ago to make way for the Hawaiian Falls construction, but on Monday the park will re-open in a new location.  Continue reading

High winds/heavy rain hit the area

13 Oct
Storms brought high winds and heavy rain across the Metroplex early Monday morning.

Storms brought high winds and heavy rain across the Metroplex early Monday morning.

Thousands of homes and businesses have lost electricity as thunderstorms soaked parts of North Texas overnight. Continue reading

Space plane returns this week

13 Oct
The X-37B space planes resemble miniature versions of NASA's space shuttles.

The X-37B space planes resemble miniature versions of NASA’s space shuttles.

The U.S. Air Force’s mysterious X-37B space plane will return to Earth this week —possibly as early as Tuesday — after 22 months in orbit on a secret mission. Continue reading

Friday’s statewide scores and How the Top 10s Fared

11 Oct

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Heavy rain and lightning delayed several games across the area with some postponing completion for Saturday. Here is a list of schools from across the state. Continue reading

Brewer demolishes Rangers, battle of undefeated Friday Night

10 Oct

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Homecoming Victory 

by A.C. Hall

The Brewer Bears are sitting atop the district standings after a huge 60 – 7 victory against Chisholm Trail on Friday.  Continue reading

Construction underway in heart of Benbrook on Highway 377, completion date set for 2017

10 Oct
Hwy 377 is under construction in Benbrook.

Hwy 377 is under construction in Benbrook.

by A.C. Hall

Construction on the $19 million reconstruction of Benbrook Boulevard/Highway 377 is now underway in Benbrook.  Continue reading

Hot, dry conditions keep firefighters busy

10 Oct

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Even with the rainstorm moving through this past week, area firefighters are still battling dry conditions around the area. Continue reading

Council works on drilling ordinance

10 Oct

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by A.C. Hall

The White Settlement City Council held a special meeting on Tuesday to give input on the new drilling ordinance that’s being prepared for the City.  Continue reading

Check those smoke alarms

10 Oct

fire prevention week

Area firefighters are encouraging residents to check their smoke alarms and develop a home escape plan.  Continue reading

Bears sneak past Coyotes in district contest

10 Oct

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by A.C. Hall

The Brewer Bears made the long trip to Wichita Falls last week to open up district play against the Coyotes. Continue reading

National Night Out against crime

7 Oct
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The 31st Annual 
“National Night Out in Texas” 
Tuesday October 7th 2014 6:00 to 8:00 PM 

Continue reading

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

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