John Graves, author of 'Goodbye to a River,' dies

| |Wednesday, Jul. 31, 2013

The Fort Worth native was revered as one of the finest writers in Texas.

William Blackmon, developer of carpet-cleaning system, dies at 92

| |Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2013

With his friend Scott Mooring and inventor Bill Wisdom, Mr. Blackmon developed the carpet-cleaning system and founded a company that does business worldwide.

Leader at UTA Archosaur site dies

| |Friday, Jun. 07, 2013

Derek Main led many of the "dino digs" at the site in far north Arlington.

R.I.P. Calvin “Boots” Payne III, Cousin’s Bar-B-Q patriarch

| |Sunday, Jun. 02, 2013

The Cousin’s Pit Barbecue founder and patriarch catered dinners for President George H.W. Bush.

Billie Sol Estes, the ‘king of Texas wheeler-dealers,’ dies

| |Thursday, May. 16, 2013

Legendary con man Billie Sol Estes, 88, was found dead Tuesday morning at his home in DeCordova near Granbury.

Country music icon George Jones dies at 81

| |Friday, Apr. 26, 2013

Country music icon dies in Nashville at 81.

Larger-than-life persona was big part of George Jones' appeal

| |Friday, Apr. 26, 2013

Star-Telegram writer Shirley Jinkins recalls George Jones' visits to North Texas. Mr. Jones died Friday in Nashville at 81. His funeral was Thursday.

Indian singer Shamshad Begum's songs had lives of their own

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2013

The legendary Indian singer touched the hearts of many listeners.

Arbus played psychiatrist on 'M.A.S.H.'

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2013

LOS ANGELES -- Allan Arbus, who played the wise -- and wisecracking -- psychiatrist Dr. Sidney Freedman on TV's M.A.S.H., has died at age 95.

William Steck: violinist and concertmaster

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2013

An orchestra's concertmaster is the most important player.