Retired Dallas Cowboys star was guest as Exchange Club of Fort Worth raised money at the rate of up to $10,000 per minute. Donations will provide gifts for 5,200 kids through Star-Telegram Goodfellow Fund.
Local Republican clubs have welcomed Islam-bashers and jihad “conspiracy” experts forever, but now Ted Cruz, Greg Abbott and other officials have defended religious freedom and Southlake Republican Shahid Shafi.
At a Houston service, Texas said goodbye to a Houston grandfather, friend and neighbor, first with songs from the Oak Ridge Boys and Reba McEntire and then with a funeral procession by Union Pacific train.
The father of Sen. Ted Cruz, once accused by the National Enquirer tabloid of a connection to the Nov. 22, 1963, assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, says he saw JFK’s motorcade pass at lunch.
Evangelical Christians seem more sharply divided than ever over whether their message is about morality and evangelical Republican political power or about justice, righteousness and Democratic social concerns.
Schieffer, former host of “Face the Nation,” says the election divide is not over President Trump but over ‘two very different visions’ of America. (Also, he’s not worried about CNN’s Jim Acosta getting barred from the press room.)
Edmund P. Van Zandt was afraid of the country-club crowd. So he wrote the oilfield novel “The Iron Orchard” under the pen name Tom Pendleton, and a son, “Marvel’s Daredevil” actor Ned Van Zandt, brings the long-overdue movie version here this week.
The 1930-vintage Hollywood Theater screened “Gone With the Wind” and co-hosted a Gary Cooper world movie premiere emceed by Bob Hope. But the 1,800-seat theater has been sealed away for decades at 410 W. Seventh St.
A wide-awake Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke rallied a three-fourths-full Ridglea Theater crowd, telling voters “We vote on Monday.” With a caravan of Honduran migrants pushing Texas’ way, O’Rourke doubled down.
Like an early version of a bad online review, noted American artist Frederic Remington wrote home about sleeping in a “little hen coop” of a Fort Worth hotel where “the mosquitoes like to have eaten me up.”