Inspiring

Posted By Spray Gleaves on 2014 Jun 6 - 2:02pm

Fort Worth community leaders gathered along the banks of the Trinity River to dedicate the John V. McMillan Plaza and unveiled the Major Ripley Allen Arnold Monument, honoring the founder of Fort Worth.

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 May 27 - 10:12am

DD Holmes named CASA of Tarrant Advocate of the Year

Imagine a 15-year-old girl who has lived in 29 foster homes in the last 10 years. Now imagine this same girl who will “age out” of the foster care system in a few short years and have to face society and her life with no safety net. Unfortunately, this is not an uncommon scenario in...

Posted By james.verheyen on 2014 May 1 - 10:35am

The service dogs at Cook Children's Hospital brighten the patients' days and help them forget about their treatments during their visits. Read the full article here.

Posted By Paul Harral on 2014 Apr 29 - 10:06am

The Keller ISD Education Foundation seeks funds from individuals and companies to provide educational opportunities beyond the tax-funded budget.

There is never enough money in the public school systems around the state to accomplish all that is desired — or all that is possible — in the classrooms. Education foundations in the districts that have them are stepping up to fill in the gaps. The Keller ISD Education Foundation was...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2014 Apr 29 - 9:57am

What's given in Texas stays in Texas to assist victims of leukemia through financial support and the funding of research.

There is never enough money in the public school systems around the state to accomplish all that is desired — or all that is possible — in the classrooms. Education foundations in the districts that have them are stepping up to fill in the gaps. The Keller ISD Education Foundation was...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Apr 29 - 9:35am

At two years old, Timmy Wilson was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), a fast-growing cancer of a type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. He celebrated his fourth birthday in March at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, where he has lived for the last two months....

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Apr 25 - 4:22pm

The children you’re going to meet in this story are your average kids in some ways —

Ashley Irwin had her first open-heart surgery at 2 weeks old. Last year she wrote a book, A Wish for Hope. Proceeds go to A Wish With Wings. Devin Henry has a rare form of dwarfism. He started his own T-shirt company for...

Posted By james.verheyen on 2014 Apr 23 - 10:18am

Fritz Rahr Jr. was one of the first craft brewers on the local scene. This video is part one of a four part seires about local breweries and distilleries that have found Fort Worth to be a spirited and thirsty crowd.

Posted By james.verheyen on 2014 Mar 28 - 1:44pm

Friends since they were 3 years old, Austin Underwood proposed to Jessica Smith during the 2012 Christmas holidays. For their Western-themed wedding, Justin boots stepped in to provide them with custom boots, but there’s a lot more to this story. Read the full story HERE.

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Mar 26 - 2:42pm

In addition to their regular coursework, middle school students at All Saints Episcopal School get the opportunity to spend one day every year living like a home-less person.

Called Project Empathy, the exercise gives 7th and 8th graders a chance to see first-hand the struggles of our local homeless population. By any measure, All Saints students are a privileged lot. Their campus houses state-of-the-art educational and sporting facilities. The majority come from well-...

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