Inspiring

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Jun 20 - 11:02am

If you went to Visit Fort Worth’s Annual Meeting and Breakfast in February (or, at least, follow Fort Worth accounts on social media), you’ve probably seen the work of Make Something Beautiful, the local film company behind Fort Worth Stories — a series of cinematic shorts...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Mar 26 - 1:54pm

“We live here so our family can stay together,” says 27-year-old Jared Henderson. When this family of six (Dallas, 27, Sadie, 8, Xoi, 5, Zander, 3, and Mila, 1) found themselves homeless last year, it quickly became evident that they could not all stay together with any one family...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Feb 19 - 10:34am

The day begins early here at a retreat down a little-known road deep in the Piney Woods of East Texas, near the town of Murchison, about a two-hour drive east of Dallas. Animals amble from their shelters around dawn, the seasoned residents knowing that a white truck will soon be cruising toward...

Posted By Kendall Louis on 2018 Jan 4 - 9:19am

Elaine Agather is changing clothes in a horse stall inside Will Rogers Memorial Center when I ask her how she managed life as a working mom with two young daughters early on in her career. To be specific, she’s changing from a rhinestone-covered red, white and blue Western suit to a...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2017 Jul 19 - 1:21pm

Abraham Alexander’s agony reached a crescendo July 7, 2016, when Micah Xavier Johnson opened fire on Dallas police officers at the end of a rally for black rights, killing five, injuring nine others and two civilians. The shooter was reportedly angry over police treatment of African-Americans...

Posted By Jessica Llanes on 2017 Apr 27 - 12:14pm

Since its inception in the late 1970s, the IRONMAN triathlon has represented one of the most challenging and ambitious endurance racing events in the world. Competitors complete a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2 marathon distance run to earn the prestigious IRONMAN title. The closest official...

Posted By Laura Belpedio on 2017 Mar 28 - 4:27pm

A transition of head coaches, defeating some of the top-ranking teams in the conference, breaking records – it’s been quite a year for TCU’s men’s basketball team. Now the Frogs are chasing for the title at the NIT Championship on Thursday night. Let’s look back at...

Posted By Molly Jenkins on 2017 Mar 28 - 11:14am

Chemo Buddy Bags
One Fort Worth teacher’s life-changing diagnosis led to something much greater. The items in a Chemo Buddy Bag given to a Texas Oncology cancer patient are simple: hand sanitizer, ChapStick, mints, gum, chocolate candies, cookies, crackers, and even a math problem or two. For Nancy Love...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Mar 28 - 11:07am

Boomer
Funding raised at this year’s Chris Kyle Memorial Benefit is going to the veterans – and the dogs. Wayne Kyle has seen the impact a service dog can have on a veteran returning to civilian life. In fact, he saw it with his son, Jeff. Jeff Kyle served in the U.S. Marine Corps for...

Posted By Kyle Whitecotton on 2017 Feb 22 - 10:06am

Blue Swallow Motel
Like rivers, wind and the setting sun, roads are ripe with metaphor. They help us understand the twists and turns of life’s long journey and teach us to appreciate all those unexpected detours. But nowhere does the road-as-life metaphor offer more intrigue than the story of Route 66. During...

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