One Democrat in 80 years, yet the pickets come out in Dallas


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One Democrat in 80 years, yet the pickets come out in Dallas
The newspaper editorial began: “With respect to the presidential campaign … The decision in the minds of millions is still cloudy.” The year was 1964, and The Dallas Morning News’ … Click to Continue »

Fort Worth man fatally shot while hunting near Azle
A 42-year-old Fort Worth man who was found shot in the back Tuesday near Azle had been hunting with an acquaintance, the Parker County Sheriff’s Department reported. Deputies responded to … Click to Continue »

Can Canelo Alvarez-Liam Smith fight draw 60,000? It’s possible
The final numbers aren’t in yet, but they’re guaranteed to be big. Record-setting big. Saturday’s Canelo Alvarez-Liam Smith WBO junior middleweight fight is guaranteed to be the biggest boxing event … Click to Continue »

In an area known for monster bass, store casts a line of kindness
The owner of a Lake Fork convenience store wanted to do something to help those less fortunate, so he now offers free sandwiches and a bottle of water to those who might be in need. … Click to Continue »

‘You never, ever quit,’ says Benghazi survivor who fought terrorist attack for 13 hours
It’s still hard for Kris “Tanto” Paronto to share all of what happened in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012. Some parts are easier than others. But the 13 hours he … Click to Continue »

Cops find gun, ammunition in Arlington teen’s binder at school
A 15-year-old Arlington boy was arrested Thursday after police found a handgun and ammunition in his binder at school. Sam Houston High School resource officers were told that the teen … Click to Continue »

Tough-minded Liam Smith not bothered by Canelo Alvarez hype
The pre-fight hype between Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez and England’s Liam “Beefy” Smith hasn’t been about whether Alvarez will win, but how many rounds it might take in the WBO junior … Click to Continue »

Poorly written Texas law could be costly to school districts, Paxton says
A sloppily written law could require cameras in far more special-education classrooms than lawmakers intended, placing “significant costs” on school districts, according to a new opinion from Texas Attorney General … Click to Continue »

Fort Worth teacher settles Fifty Shades of Grey lawsuit
Five years after the smutty novel Fifty Shades of Grey became an international bestseller, the two women fighting over its riches have finally put the case to bed. Jennifer Pedroza, … Click to Continue »

$6 million marijuana crop seized in southeast Texas
Marijuana plants with a street worth of about $6 million were seized Tuesday in southeast Texas by a task force of more than 30 officers from multiple counties, according to … Click to Continue »

Fort Worth man fatally shot while hunting in rural Parker County
A man was shot and killed by an acquaintance while they were hunting in rural Parker County on Tuesday. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 400 block of Rider Lane near … Click to Continue »

Hearing set on whether ‘affluenza’ teen’s judge should recuse himself
A hearing has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Sept. 27 to decide whether Ethan Couch’s judge should be removed from the teen’s case, according to court records. Couch’s attorneys filed … Click to Continue »

Alvarez-Smith weigh-in will be held at AT&T Stadium
After days of buildup for the Canelo Alvarez vs. Liam Smith WBO junior middleweight championship fight at The Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, the action finally shifts to AT&T Stadium in … Click to Continue »

Christina Morris trial delves into witchcraft, magic spells
An olive jar and its contents suggesting a magic spell were the focal point Wednesday in the Christina Morris kidnapping trial. Prosecutors were in their fifth day of presenting evidence … Click to Continue »

Police still seeking ID of burned, dismembered body found in Grapevine
An autopsy is expected to performed Thursday on the body found burned and dismembered in a park near Lake Grapevine, police said. Authorities have not identified the body, which was … Click to Continue »

Fort Worth pet adoption center asks for help catching burglars
Officials at a Animal Hope Pet Adoptions have appealed for help identifying two burglars who stole electronic equipment from the small, nonprofit organization Tuesday morning. At one point, a burglar … Click to Continue »

Robbery, slaying of Fort Worth executive ends in plea deals for couple
A couple accused of luring a Fort Worth executive to a south Fort Worth apartment and then robbing, killing and going to great lengths to dispose of the man’s body, … Click to Continue »

Central, Nelson on a roll as district begins
The “real” volleyball season is underway, and Keller Central, Keller and Trophy Club Nelson have all registered opening district wins. But the test gets tougher right away. Central was able … Click to Continue »

Fossil Ridge to play home game on the road
The Keller Fossil Ridge football team will be playing a home game on the road this week, and it’s a matchup worth traveling to see. The Panthers (3-0), fresh off … Click to Continue »

Young Nelson volleyball duo is ‘every coach’s dream’
As the district season gets underway for the Trophy Club Nelson volleyball team, two of the bigger contributors to the Lady Bobcats’ early success are both underclassmen. Outside hitters Paige … Click to Continue »

Northwest QB steps in, stepping up
Justin Northwest quarterback Prince Mavula only had one game of snaps last year, but that hasn’t been an issue in the early going this season. Mavula, just a junior and … Click to Continue »

Lady Dragons prepare for another state-class program
They may be two matches out of 14 in a district schedule. But there’s a different tenor involved when state volleyball titans Southlake Carroll and Lewisville Hebron get together. The … Click to Continue »

Bye week a chance to heal, adjust for area teams
The Southlake Carroll, Grapevine and Colleyville Heritage football teams take their breathers this week, as each is on a bye week. This is the week where teams can relax a … Click to Continue »

Coaches assess before district kicks off
Football coaches not having to work on a Sunday during the season brings unbridled joy to their households, but also some out-of-sorts feelings from the coaches themselves. Coaches are creatures … Click to Continue »

Twins bring rivalry, talent to Panthers offense
Sibling rivalry is taken to a whole new level when you are twin brothers playing for one of the best 5A football programs in the state, and Gervon and Germon … Click to Continue »

Early chance for Summit, Legacy to take control
With just the first district volleyball games under the belts of local squads, Mansfield Summit and Mansfield Legacy were able to pick up wins. Now the teams head into the … Click to Continue »

Wolves defender a ‘throwback’ athlete, leader
Willie Miles has been an old-school anchor for the Mansfield Timberview football defense for two straight seasons, and his contributions have not gone unnoticed by coach James Brown. The senior … Click to Continue »

High-flying Summit senior waited and watched
Many times, players have to pay their dues before they get the shot they’ve been waiting for. Mansfield Summit volleyball player Imunique Billingsley has waited for her chance to shine, … Click to Continue »

Eagles get ready for another state-ranked program

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