The Scoop

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jun 17 - 10:55am

The vertebrae of a monster shark that once swam the seas that covered Texas nearly 100 million years ago was discovered just west of Fort Worth in the Duck Creek Formation. College students on a paleontology trip discovered the fossil in 2009 and ended up excavating three total fossils belonging to...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jun 17 - 10:49am

The Wylies, a local Christian family from Johnson County, were recently featured on an episode of the CBS show The Briefcase. Believing they were participating in a documentary about families and their finances, Matt and Becky Wylie were surprised to discover they had instead been cast in a new TV...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 May 27 - 2:35pm

Jim Wright was the standard-bearer of the ‘Greatest Generation’. So few remain with us today, but their legacy shapes our today, our every day. –Pete Geren, former representative of the 12th Congressional District, former U.S. Army Secretary, now president and CEO of the Sid W....

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 May 27 - 2:26pm

Known as the “unofficial greeter” of Fort Worth, Charlie Joyner became a meaningful fixture in the city.  He passed away in May after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Joyner was a homeless double amputee and spent most of his time over the last two decades sitting downtown,...

Posted By Brittany Ryan on 2015 May 27 - 2:19pm

The Near Southside is about to welcome another brewery. HopFusion Ale Works has started construction on its new home at 200 East Broadway, located just one block from Main St. The brewery is the brainchild of Macy Moore and Matt Hill, both long-time Fort Worth residents with a passion for home...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 May 27 - 2:16pm

Cowtown’s own BNSF Railroad Co.  announced in May that it would be partnering with the FAA on a new drone program for its railway system. Company spokesman Roxanne Butler says the company will soon be in the testing stage. Plans call for small, unmanned aircraft systems to assist in the...

Posted By Brittany Ryan on 2015 May 27 - 2:12pm

Fort Worth’s professional soccer team, the Vaqueros, has found a new home. When the Fort Worth Cats lost their lease at LaGrave Field, the city’s fledgling football club (who were subletting from the Cats) found themselves field-less as well. Fortunately, Texas Wesleyan has stepped up...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 May 27 - 2:08pm

Dr. Kristie Bunton, TCU dean of Schieffer College of Communications

| by Sean Chaffin | Dr. Kristie Bunton was recently announced as the new dean of TCU’s Schieffer College of Communications. Since 2011, Bunton served as associate dean and professor at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. Can you tell us about your background? I’m from...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Apr 23 - 9:55am

Ridgmar Mall is getting a much-needed multi-million dollar facelift. According to GK Development Inc., the Illinois-based owner of the shopping destination, a renovation of the Rave Ridgmar 13 cinema and overhaul of the interior are in the plan. With that news comes the announcement that fashion...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Apr 23 - 9:51am

Starting in June, Russ McCaskey will join Karen Borta as co-anchor of CBS 11 News This Morning. This news comes nearly eight months after former co-anchor, Brendan Higgins, was fired. McCaskey has strong local ties and is a graduate of TCU. After 15 years at KJRH in Tulsa, McCaskey says in a press...

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