Haltom City Councilman Richard Villa Garcia dies

| |Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013

Richard Villa Garcia, in his second term on the City Council, was a longtime Shriner and clown.

Dr. Clarence Brooks, from a family of Fort Worth physicians, dies at 62

| |Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

Dr. Clarence Brooks joined the medical practice of his father, Dr. Marion Brooks, on Evans Avenue. He loved jazz and collected Harlem Renaissance artists, his brother said.

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.