Ebola response

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Viruses are agents that must live in host cells in order to replicate. Ebola is one example.

Plenty of room

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

If the bids for Washington Heights Elementary School were 25 percent over the estimate, could it also be germane that the total area of the school grew from 50,000 square feet to 60,000 square feet — an increase of 20 percent? (See: “Rising costs my undermine plans for Fort Worth school,” Oct. 5)

Football bullies?

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Checking high school football scores on Thursday morning, I noticed another very high score against Western Hills (83-7).

A matter of perspective

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

In his column, “Powerful lawmaking group finally endures spotlight,” on Oct. 16, Brian Gilmore paints ALEC as an all evil background manipulator. I guess it depends on how you see it.

All Points: Encouraging more people to vote

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

As many as half of Tarrant County residents who will vote in the Nov. 4 election are expected to cast ballots during the early voting period, Oct. 20-31. Still, even with a race for governor on the ballot, the county’s total voter turnout in mid-term elections has not been above 40 percent since 1994. What can be done to encourage more people to vote? Allow Election Day voting at any polling place? Make Election Day a holiday?

Wall of separation

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Subpoenaing sermons under any circumstances or on any subject should be unconstitutional.

Apology not accepted

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Somehow I do not feel much better after Barclay Berdan’s apology.

Water gardens

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The citizens of Fort Worth should realize how important the Water Gardens are to people attending conventions.

Faith misunderstood

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Frank Matthew’s recent article “Go, Francis go,” on Tuesday, Oct. 14, superbly illustrates why the extraordinary synod on the family is so timely.

Breach in protocol

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

We have heard a number of times of the breach of protocol at a Dallas hospital which caused a nurse caring for a terminally ill Ebola patient to contract the disease.