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Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jun 28 - 11:02am

Born and raised in Fort Worth’s historic Stop Six neighborhood, Jay Johnson uncovered a passion for government and community service as a teenager. Now, just weeks after graduating from Texas Wesleyan University, the 21-year-old is already working to bring more affordable housing to the city...

Posted By Sonya Cisneros Curry on 2013 Jun 26 - 12:53pm

Stories from those connected to the 48 hours surrounding that moment in history

Casa Mañana is presenting Oswald: The Actual Interrogation from Nov. 9 – Nov. 17. This compelling performance examines the history and events surrounding the 48 hours that Lee Harvey Oswald was in the custody of the Dallas Police Department after the assassination of President John F....

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 May 2 - 12:05pm

by Courtney Dabney McMillen’s passion for teaching both Christians and Jews how to better understand and appreciate one another’s faith was born out of friendship. In the early part of the ‘90s, one of her Israeli friends challenged her with a direct question, “Why do...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Feb 28 - 4:23pm

As artistic director of the Ballet Center of Fort Worth and artistic advisor of Ballet Frontier, Enrica Tseng shares her passion and talent with future dancers in North Texas.

At what age did you discover your passion for ballet? I think it was inside of me. I started to have the passion for dancing when I was very young. I’m from the Italian Riviera, in a little town outside Genoa. There were no ballet schools in my town, which is why my mom sent me to gymnastics...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Dec 27 - 10:43am

She Pushes the limits to inspire others.

Azle High School Homecoming Queen Alejandrina Guzman stands just 2 feet 8 inches tall because she has a rare condition called diastrophic dysplasia that affects cartilage and bone development. And when she speaks, you immediately understand why a bunch of high school students would select her as...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Oct 30 - 10:40am

Gentle Activist

Estrus Tucker was born and still lives in Como. He attended Como High School until 1971 when Fort Worth desegregated the schools and closed all but one of the four black high schools. He graduated from Western Hills. He attended Chaminade College in Hawaii while he was in the Army and UT-Arlington...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jul 3 - 9:48am

Cats’ general manager brings a lifetime in baseball to the club.

The 2012 Fort Worth Cats baseball season opened in May with the smell of hot dogs, the crack of the bat and the leadership of a new general manager. But Chris Hart is no stranger to the game, the fans or the winning tradition. Hart spent 10 years with the Texas Rangers as a senior account executive...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2012 May 10 - 5:30pm

Volunteering leads to a worldwide business venture.

Mary Palko was new to Fort Worth when she got involved with the effort to become a Sister City. That has opened doors all over the world. Is it fair to say you are the reason we have a Sister Cities program? It’s fair to say that I was certainly part of that burst of energy. And I was the...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Mar 27 - 4:30pm

A chance reading of The New York Times opens a world of possibility.

The 2000 movie Bring It On about rival cheering squads fighting for a national championship spawned four sequels and grossed just over $68 million dollars domestically. Now it’s on the road as a musical — and Fort Worth’s Courtney Corbeille is in the ensemble cast. Give us some...

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