Cynthia M. Allen

| |Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2014

The NFL can learn from football coaches in Texas

Hours after a video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, punching his then fiancee (now wife) and dragging her limp body out of a casino elevator, hit the Internet, his NFL team tweeted that Rice’s contract had been terminated.

That seemed like a swift and appropriate response, even in the age of speedy social media. Read more

Bud Kennedy

| |Saturday, Sep. 13, 2014

The Trinity: It’s our river, so love it — all of it

The names Carter and Trinity are both close to Fort Worth’s heart.

Eighty years after visionary Amon G. Carter Sr. first imagined the Trinity River as a $1 billion shipping barge canal, the museum that bears his name now reckons with its less glamorous fate. Read more

Mike Norman

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

Top priority: Finding a new leader at Fort Worth ISD

Fort Worth trustees are about to do something that will have more impact than any other single move they’ll make as elected school board members.

They’ll find and hire the person who will lead the education of more than 82,000 students and, we can hope, will bring out the best in every one of them. Read more

Bob Ray Sanders

| |Saturday, Sep. 13, 2014

Bob Ray Sanders: It’s a bad idea to limit inmate visits to video

Dallas County came very close last week to making a huge mistake that would have put a major burden on county jail inmates and their families.

What sounded initially like a great technological advancement, promising more convenience for “visiting” family members and greater security within jail facilities, really proved to be a money-making scheme on the backs of inmates. Read more