Andrea Jones helps remove a downed tree on River Road, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. Around a dozen people were reported missing in flash flooding from a line of storms that stretched from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes.
Andrea Jones helps remove a downed tree on River Road, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. Around a dozen people were reported missing in flash flooding from a line of storms that stretched from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes. Jerry Lara AP
Andrea Jones helps remove a downed tree on River Road, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. Around a dozen people were reported missing in flash flooding from a line of storms that stretched from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes. Jerry Lara AP

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Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

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