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On May 6, 2017, a general election will be held to elect White Settlement School Board members, Fort Worth City Council representatives and the Fort Worth mayor.
Polls are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, May 6.
Police have identified an 18-year-old who they say stabbed a fellow student Tuesday afternoon at Brewer High School in Fort Worth.
The man accused in a fatal shooting outside Ridgmar Mall on Monday was married to the victim, police confirmed Thursday.
WSPD Press Release
Around 8:20 p.m. on January 27, 2017 two masked and armed robbers entered a Quik Sac convenience store on South Cherry Lane in White Settlement, Texas. The two gunmen immediately began demanding money from the clerk, and instructed patrons of the store to get down on the floor.
The city’s Transportation and Public Works Department is hosting a community meeting at 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 6, to update residents on the improvements planned for Chapel Creek Bridge over Interstate 30. The meeting will take place at the Normandale Baptist Church located at 2001 Chapel Creek Blvd.
The existing two-lane bridge will be replaced with a new six-lane bridge over I-30. A turnaround bridge will also be constructed on the east side of the new bridge.
For more information, contact Project Manager Mike Weiss at 817-392-8485
This section of a resident’s backyard fence along Chapel Creek Boulevard is crumbling onto a nearby sidewalk. A plan to replace the fence is finally in place with the help from The City of Fort Worth.
With a lot of letter writing, phone calling and attendance at meetings, residents along Chapel Creek are finally seeing some relief in restrictions for the brick wall that is falling down in their backyard. Continue reading
March 2 marks the 181st anniversary of Texas independence. On this date in 1836, 59 delegates crowded into the tiny river town of Washington and passed, without debate, a declaration written primarily by George Childress that proclaimed Texas a republic independent from Mexico. Continue reading
J.C. Penney Company will close 130 to 140 stores and two distribution centers during the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping. Continue reading
The Wall That Heals, a traveling, half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be the centerpiece of the FanZone of The Semi-finals of THE AMERICAN Rodeo in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards from Feb. 14-17. The rodeo will be held in Cowtown Coliseum Wednesday through Friday and the finals will be held at AT&T Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 19. Continue reading
Benbrook Police are searching for a trailer that was stolen from a Boy Scouts troop in Benbrook. Continue reading
A man shot during a robbery Jan. 27 at a White Settlement convenience store has died.
Khrystophir Scott, 27, died at 7:13 p.m. Saturday from a gunshot wound to the neck, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office.
Scott was a customer at the Quik Sak store, at 898 S. Cherry Lane, when two men entered the store and demanded that everyone get on the ground.
A struggle ensued and that is when Scott was shot in the neck.
“One wearing a gray hoodie, one wearing a black hoodie, the faces covered, all but their eyes, they were pretty fast. I wish the guy would have cooperated with them and got on the floor,” witness Gary Matchett told a news reporter.
More information including any arrests in the case were not available from White Settlement police.
Police are searching for a man suspected in at least two business robberies in Fort Worth.In each of the robberies the suspect used a small, black handgun to take money from cash advance loan businesses, according to police reports. The suspect is believed to be responsible for multiple armed robberies in the north Texas area. The suspect robbed the Advance America Store about 2:15 p.m. Monday in the 9100 block of Camp Bowie West Boulevard. Police believe the same suspect also robbed the Cash Store in the 3200 block of Sycamore School Road about 10 a.m. on Nov. 16, a police report said. He was seen running to a black four-door car, police said. The suspect is described as a light skinned African-American man between 25- and 30-years-old. He is between 5-feet 5-inches and 5-feet 8-inches tall, about 220 pounds and wearing a goatee. The suspect was seen wearing a red ball cap and a light blue denim jacket during the Advance America robbery, police said.Anyone with information is asked to call 817-392-4383.
Six Japanese aircraft carriers had sailed to within 300 miles of the Hawaiian Islands, loaded with fighters, torpedo planes and bombers. They were on Oahu in minutes, like a swarm of angry mosquitoes.
As Americans remember the 75th anniversary, little has lessened the horror of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Just after Christmas, however, on Dec. 26 and 27, another step will be taken to move toward further healing for both nations involved in this horrendous attack. Continue reading
The sixth episode of the Grizzly Detail companion podcast The Follow Up is out now. This episode, A.C. sits down with Donnie Foster. Donnie is the Pastor of Journey Church in West Fort Worth as well as the voice of the Brewer Bear Network that broadcasts all Brewer football games live over the internet. In this episode’s feature segment, Donnie shares about his church, the challenges that face the modern pastor, his passion for broadcasting, and more. Also, an all new segment debuts in episode six as Pastor Steve Beaulieu of Capstone Church hosts the first installment of his segment, Changing the Atmosphere. Join Steve as he shares insight into ways to use biblical principles to help change the atmosphere in your life. In addition to all this, A.C. Hall talks about the upcoming White Settlement city council election, city budgets, and new businesses.
Listen online at followup.podbean.com or download the show and listen to it on the go on your smartphone or Ipad!
The latest episode of the Grizzly Detail Newspaper’s companion podcast is now online. In the feature segment this time, A.C. sits down with the City of White Settlement’s City Secretary, Amy Arnold. In this informal conversation, Amy talks about her many responsibilities as the City Secretary as well as her career path that led her to work for the City. Santa Clause may or may not have had something to do with it. Also in this episode is an in depth look at recent local news,including a budget breakdown of the White Settlement city budget for the upcoming year. A.C. also takes some time to look at what big movie releases are left this year as he tries to figure out where all the five star films have gone. CLICK HERE to listen or download the episode!
The latest episode of the Grizzly Detail Newspaper’s companion podcast is now online. In our feature segment this week we sit down with the Communications Director of the White Settlement Independent School District, Desiree Coyle. In this informal conversation Desiree speaks about her many job duties within the school district and her career path that led her to working at WSISD. A pig named Hamlet is also discussed. Also in this episode is a deeper look at the recent local news including information about a recent phone scam, the White Settlement water quality report, and an update on the Veteran’s Park discussions. A.C. revisits his recent favorite five actors list that appeared in The Grizzly Detail and also answers listener questions about things such as newspaper features that never got printed, Sylvester Stallone, and cell phone bans.
You can download or listen to the episode by CLICKING HERE!
The Brewer High School Grizzly Club meets the first Friday of every month at Soda Springs BarBQ on Clifford Street in White Settlement at 11a.m. Those in attendance this month were Mike Arnold, Johnny Townley, Walter Wade, Jerry Speers, Jack Presley, Joey Barger, Mitch Smith, Steve Moore, Mike Hatley, Oliver Dyer, Gary Cox, Jerry Hawk, Cleo Lowrance, Pat Sullivan, Benny Benningfield, David Walker, and Jimmy Ingram. They represent the Classes of BHS from 1968 and 1969.
The companion podcast to The Grizzly Detail has just debuted it’s first ever episode. The Follow Up is a podcast by A.C. Hall that endeavors to go deeper into the local news and give a fresh take on what’s been happening around the area. A.C. also takes questions from the listeners, talks movies, and in this debut episode, has a casual conversation with White Settlement City Manager Jim Ryan. You can listen to the debut episode now by CLICKING HERE.
Jordan Spieth–Masters champion and darling of the golf world–was a 2014 participant. Maybe it brought him good luck—and who is to say it didn’t. If there’s any superstition, Jordan may be a “lock” for future “Norm-A-Thons.”
Norm made an on-the-air mention that since the 2014 “Norm-A-Thon,” Jordan has played in four PGA events, finishing under par for all 16 rounds.
When other pro golfers hear this, they may well flock to Dallas to see if such good fortune “rubs off” with association to programs that help the poor and hungry…. Continue reading
The Brewer High School Athletic Hall of Fame Nominating Committee selected the 2015 Hall of Fame inductees last night. Inductees are: Terry Mooney, class of 1985; Greg Morris, class of 1987; and Aubrey Huff, class of 1995. The inductees will be recognized during the Sept. 4 varsity football game and during an Induction Ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 5.
A day after bad weather disrupted Friday night plans, a fast-moving system packed with high wind, lightning and some hail swept west to east across North Texas, knocking down power lines, tearing up trees and raining on the Academy of Country Music Awards’ Party for a Cause at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
An estimated 90,000 people were without power as the storm blew through, according to Oncor, the electric-delivery company. Most of the outages were on the western side of the DFW Metroplex.
The Brewer High School boys’ basketball team won the Bi-District Championship on Feb. 25, beating Grapevine 45-29. Continue reading
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
Texas Football State High School Rankings Continue reading
In Tarrant County, the West Nile virus seems to be targeting areas outside of Fort Worth. Continue reading
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
The final hearing of the Ethics Committee in the matter of alleged ethics violations by Council member Elzie Clements set for June 4 at 6:00 pm has been postponed until later this month. The reason for the postponement is because Clements has requested an extension in this matter. The new date for the meeting is Monday, June 23 at 6:00 pm. A separate Ethics Committee meeting is set for June 10 at 7:00 pm. This meeting is going to be a preliminary hearing looking into ethics violation allegations against council member Mike Arnold.
White Settlement ISD hired Wade Griffin as the new Brewer Athletic Director and Head Football Coach during a special school board meeting on Feb. 19. Continue reading
The Tarrant County district attorney’s office has unveiled a new opportunity for people to aid law enforcement with a web page that archives video, pictures and sketches of people of interest in unsolved cases. Continue reading