Pantherfest, a June 6 festival to celebrate Fort Worth’s birthday, will try to set a Guiness World Record with a 2,000-foot waterslide on North Main Street. The last round of waterslide tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. Friday.
A report on student testing finds big gaps in most states between the percentage of students shown to be proficient in reading and math on state tests and the much lower number found to be proficient on a national benchmark test.
A few weeks ago, the father of two toddlers constructed a fort in his front yard, using oversize boxes. A day later came a notice from the city of Ogden, Utah: Remove the fort within 15 days or pay a $125 fine. Then the story went viral.