Arts commission has big plan for major new work

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

For the past several years, Fort Worth has made substantial additions to its public art collection and, thanks to a decision by the City Council in 2001, there will be a lot more to come.

Don’t delay vaccinating children for measles

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Tarrant County residents got a sobering reminder of how important it is to vaccinate children when public health officials this week confirmed the first case of measles in the county since 2013.

Don’t leave D.C. without border plan

Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

More than two weeks after President Barack Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the “urgent humanitarian situation” on the Texas-Mexico border, House Republicans have put forth their own set of proposed solutions to a flood of illegal immigrants.

Tarrant Regional Water District should appoint two members to their current positions

Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Appointments could put disgruntled board member’s complaints to rest

Perry’s border move is just a single step

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

In what should come as a surprise to no one, Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he will send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border to bolster the response to the flood of Central American migrants into the U.S.

Big plans for arenas in Fort Worth

Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014

The Fort Worth City Council has put the city on a path to resolve long-standing problems with two crucial public sporting, entertainment and meeting venues.

Editorial: Troubled Prime Prep Academy to lose its charter

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

The students are the ones who suffer when schools fail.

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.