Trailblazer Reby Cary is deserving of another honor: having school named for him

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

Reby Cary, a true North Texas trailblazer who has worn many hats and titles in his 93 years, will be honored for his service to the community Saturday during a fun-filled evening sponsored by the Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society.

Despite court ruling, Confederate flag does not belong on Texas license plate

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has handed a victory to the Sons of Confederate Veterans by ruling that Texas can’t refuse to issue the group a specialty license plate with the Confederate battle flag on it.

Cornyn-Cuellar bill is worth considering

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, have proposed a potentially viable solution to help address the crisis on the Texas border.

Warnings galore, frack ban goes to voters in Denton

Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

Powerful voices have told the people of Denton that what some of them want to do is “unwise,” even “extremely misguided,” and could bring high costs in terms of lost economic activity, jobs and legal fees.

City Council vote on contentious zoning issues requires keen oversight

Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

The Fort Worth City Council was in a pro-development mood Tuesday night as it defied major opposition to two proposed projects and approved significant zoning changes in a southeast neighborhood and the historic Stockyards.

Open Carry schools city on free speech

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

Members of the Open Carry Tarrant County gun rights group (or at least their attorneys) have taken Arlington (or at least its attorneys) to the woodshed on how to write and enforce an effective ordinance and defend it in court.

Voice of reason on border crisis

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

It’s a rarity, during debates that evoke comparable amounts of sympathy and ire amongst people of divergent viewpoints, that a voice of reason should rise above the clamor.

Two zoning decisions for City Council

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

The Fort Worth City Council is scheduled to vote on two controversial zoning cases Tuesday, both of which go before the nine-member body without the approval of the city’s zoning commission.

The VA scandal is far from ordinary

Saturday, Jul. 12, 2014

There is a predictable evolution to the life of a scandal in Washington.

F-35 partners will tackle affordability

Friday, Jul. 11, 2014

Lockheed Martin and its corporate partners have always stood solidly behind their next-generation aircraft, the F-35 Joint Strike fighter.