By Ted Bauer I might not be the best person to write about Oakhurst because I’ve only lived there since September 2020, and a good chunk of Oakhurstians have been […]
Fort Worth’s municipal elections are nonpartisan officially, but experts say it was partisanship and the campaigns’ efforts to reach people in person that boosted the […]
Six new City Council members have breathed life into the commission that has long been a goal of advocates of equitable representation in Fort Worth.
Fort Worth is painted in murals — more than 175, to be exact. Not one, though, is accessible for visually impaired residents. The Lighthouse for […]
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Fort Worth high school students get head start in life through tuition-free associate’s degree program
The program serves a larger purpose: It begins to cultivate Fort Worth’s workforce and keep skilled residents in the city, both long desired goals of city officials pushing for greater local economic development.
A new education nonprofit released nine report cards detailing school performance by each of the eight Fort Worth City Council districts and the overall city.
Mattie Parker succeeded her one-time boss Betsy Price on Saturday to become mayor of the 12th-largest city in the country.
What does this win for Mattie Parker mean? Reporters Jacob Sanchez and Jessica Priest have the story. Final Election results 10 p.m.: Arlington results: Roxanne Martinez claims Fort Worth ISD seat. Fort Worth City Council results. Willims, Firestone, Nettles and Beck apparent winners in runoff. 9:40 p.m.: Deborah Peoples concedes. Mattie Parker talks victory. 8:35 […]
A voter-mandated legal restriction placed on Arlington’s mayoral seat three years ago comes into play Saturday when a new mayor gets elected. Mayor Jeff Williams could not seek re-election to add to his six years in the office because of term limits, which he publicly opposed. “It’s certain if (Williams) would have run again, he […]
Fort Worth ISD’s summer school program could be a new model for education to go beyond its traditional boundaries and include other social and emotional services to make children more well rounded.
A family’s educational path change dramatically after their daughter was forced to participate in a racist in-class activity. The school tried to fix it, but “the damage was done.”
A Republican representing parts of Fort Worth wants the governor to veto a bill banning critical race theory in schools and call for it to be on the agenda for a special legislative session.
Arts & Culture
Sports fans of a certain age might have fond memories of opening up a cheap pack of cards hoping to find an image of their favorite player. Now, that humble hobby has evolved into a part-gambling, part-investment-based business that can fetch up to $3.1 million for a single card. That shift has put money in […]
For the last 23 years, a North Texas native has been building up his Hollywood connections and developing film projects. That work culminated in the filming of a Hollywood movie in Fort Worth.
Only military museum in North Texas expands to listen and share more forgotten stories of service members
The museum recently expanded into a larger location inside Ridgmar Mall that enables it to display more artifacts from the local military community.
For many freestanding restaurants, surviving during the pandemic was a struggle, but some mobile eateries have been able to thrive. Nemesio Angeles, 37, and Magali Cruz, 37, started their business seven months before the pandemic took hold in the U.S.
Councilwoman Kelly Allen Gray is making the case for another term in office while her challenger, Chris Nettles, is arguing for a change in leadership.
“I want to be a famous basketball player.” I watched the kindergarten graduation with my heart warmed by the enthusiastic 5-year olds that crossed the stage declaring their career choice, and […]
Our first two months at the Fort Worth Report have been a blur of activity. One event I attended stands out because of all the remarkable people involved: the Reader’s Choice […]
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Fort Worth: Did you know?
Approximately 60 percent of the paper money in the United States is printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Fort Worth. Source
Singer-songwriter John Denver graduated from Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth. Source