A short chase ended with an officer-involved shooting in White Settlement Tuesday that left an armed man critically injured, police say. Continue reading “Man shot by police in White Settlement”
The eighth Landers Battle on the Border High School Football Showcase opens this Thursday as some of the nation’s best high school football teams will meet in Shreveport’s Independence Stadium. The Aledo Bearcats are one of those teams. Continue reading “Battle of the Border to feature top high school football teams”
Nine Tarrant County area school districts received an “A” grade from the state, including Aledo, Hurst-Euless-Bedford, Keller, Grapevine-Colleyville, Southlake Carroll and Mansfield while Lake Worth received the lowest grade, a “D,” according to an analysis of accountability ratings released by the Texas Education Agency.
White Settlement, Arlington, Castleberry, Crowley, Everman and Fort Worth school districts received a “C” grade.
Achtung, y’all! Tickets are on sale now for Oktoberfest Fort Worth – a Munich-style celebration at Panther Island Pavilion! Early online ticket purchases are guaranteed a free 2018 commemorative Oktoberfest stein.
A fire engulfed a local breakfast restaurant in Lake Worth early this morning. Read more here…
Three women were injured during an attempted bank robbery in Fort Worth according to the FBI. Read more here.
A vacant property in White Settlement has undergone a transformation for good. Continue reading “Property in White Settlement Becomes Housing for Vets and Military”
The historic PGA TOUR event held annually at Colonial Country Club since 1946 has been renamed the Fort Worth Invitational for 2018. The 72-year-old tournament will be held May 21-27, in Fort Worth, Texas.
White Settlement ISD hired former DeSoto Head Football Coach Todd Peterman as its new Athletic Director and Head Football Coach during a special board meeting on March 19. Continue reading “WSISD hires most sought after Texas High School Coach as new Brewer Athletic Director and Head Coach”
Brewer High School Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Wade Griffin resigned on March 5, after accepting an Athletic Director/Head Football Coach position in Giddings ISD. Continue reading “Brewer football coach resigns”
WEAR DICKIES GEAR ON TUESDAY FOR FREE GROUNDS ADMISSION
The White Settlement city manager remains on the job after facing allegations he used racial slurs to refer to city residents. Continue reading “White Settlement City Council takes no action in allegation claim against City Manager”
Beginning March 12, patrons to Fort Worth bars and bingo parlors will have to take their smoking habit outside. Continue reading “Smoking out in Fort Worth”
On Dec. 5 the company will hold its fourth local hiring event at the Sheraton Downtown Fort Worth where it hopes to fill at least 500 assembly line jobs, said Ken Ross, a company spokesman. It will be held from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Excitement is filling the air with the arrival of this year’s beautiful 65-foot Concolor Fir Christmas tree from the state of Michigan. Local dignitaries, representatives from Sundance Square, and Green Mountain Energy Company were on site at 9:30 a.m. Monday for the official standing of the tree in the Sundance Square Plaza. Continue reading “65-foot Christmas tree fills downtown skyline”
Saturday, Tarrant County Veterans Day Parade, Fort Worth
11 a.m. Opening ceremony, Sundance Square
Parade entries will stage by 9:30 a.m. at Panther Island Pavilion and step off at 10:30 p.m., heading south on Main Street toward downtown Fort Worth. After the opening ceremony, the parade will head south on Main to West 5th, west to Houston Street, then north on Houston Street. The parade is expected to feature more than 5,000 participants, including veterans, Junior ROTC groups, high school bands and other organizations.
District 3 Councilman Brian Byrd is hoping a barbecue dinner will bring Las Vegas Trail residents to the table for the next meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13 at Western Hills Elementary School.
If you’ve ever driven west on White Settlement Road heading into Parker County, you’ve probably hit the breaks hard to slow down as you came through two 90 degree turns that have been the location of many automobile accidents. The sharp turns have seen speeding cars bulldoze through iron fences. Continue reading “Dangerous curves in White Settlement Road undergoing renovation”
Among the items on the ballot are a $750 proposed million bond package in the Fort Worth school district, seven constitutional amendments and nearly a dozen local proposals.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 7. Continue reading “Election Day in Texas”
Police have arrested a 33-year-old suspect in the shooting deaths of two females outside a bank Saturday night in Willow Park, located in Parker County. Continue reading “Man arrested in shooting of 2 females outside bank”
It’s that time of year again. No, not the holidays, although those are fast approaching. It’s time to change the clocks back, as we say goodbye to daylight saving time. At 2 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 5), the clocks “fall back” one hour and we return to standard time — “standard” being the time we use for only four months of the year. Continue reading “Set those clocks back this weekend”
The 7,200-acre Walsh development has added some new homebuilders. The developers have announced MK Homes, Parkhill Signature Homes and Glendarroch Homes as additional homebuilders selected to build in the development’s initial phase. Continue reading “Walsh Ranch adds three more homebuilders to initial phase”
Marie L. Canizales was a single mother raising her 5-year-old son. Her father, Sergio Canizales, said his 28-year-old daughter lived week to week on her paycheck, working to provide a good life for her son, Dylan Williams.
Fall brings lots of great things – cooler weather, changing leaves, pumpkin spice everything and, of course, Halloween candy. But how did candy come to be associated with a holiday that started out as a Celtic celebration of the harvest?
A massive fire destroyed a $1.6 million mansion in Benbrook on Thursday afternoon.
The house fire in the 4900 block of Corriente Lane started around noon Thursday. The home’s roof collapsed and most of the house was totally destroyed.
Three people were inside when the fire started, but all were able to get out. No injuries were reported.
An infant abducted during an apparent domestic dispute was found safe Wednesday morning, ending an Amber Alert for the 6-month-old girl, according to television news reports. Continue reading “Baby found safe after abduction in Lake Worth”
Smoking in bars, bingo parlors and private clubs in Fort Worth will soon end.
The Fort Worth City Council decided this past week to draft an ordinance that clamps down on smoking in public places. The only exception: Smoking will still be allowed at stores whose primary business is to sell cigars and tobacco products. Continue reading “Fort Worth: Soon to be smoke free”
The Las Vegas Trail Revitalization Project is going live.
After a couple of behind-the-scenes strategy sessions, the committee of city leaders hand-picked by Councilman Brian Byrd is ready to meet the public.
Byrd hopes for a sizable turnout of Las Vegas Trail residents at the first public meeting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 24 at the Birchman Baptist Church. An evening meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Nov. 13 at a location to be determined.
The massive listeria-inspired recall by Mann Packing across the United States and Canada is even broader than originally reported. Store brands from Walmart, Aldi, Safeway/Albertson’s, H-E-B and others are affected. Continue reading “Nationwide recall for packaged vegetables”