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Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 May 18 - 12:46pm

South Hills High School students, one year apart, make history as two of the best female athletes in the state.

Athletes from other schools flock to Fort Worth's South Hills High School just to have a shot at playing on the same field with them. Kids who never thought about the opportunity to go to college and play at the collegiate level look at them and see hope for themselves. They are an inspiration...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Mar 29 - 1:31pm

Hundreds of thousands of people will gather in downtown Fort Worth, April 14-17, for the 31st MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival. The largest art festival in Texas, stretching more than 27 blocks, will spotlight 208 jury-selected local and national artists, nearly 140 top musical groups, culinary...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2016 Mar 29 - 1:20pm

The night before her husband’s assassination, Jacqueline Kennedy looks into a Monet painting titled “Artist’s Granddaughter,” which hung in their room at Hotel Texas in Fort Worth. Jacqueline mourns the loss of her child earlier that year as she stares into the painting of a...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Mar 29 - 1:13pm

Analysis and Art

Always one to evaluate the purpose behind the paint or sculpture, Frank Stella has for six decades created abstract art that is uncompromising and intellectually rigorous. He has successfully deconstructed the mechanics of creating a piece of art and then amplified the viewers’ preconceived...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Feb 17 - 4:17pm

Annabel’s Miracle

A cottonwood tree with a carved cross marks the site of a miracle on the Beam family ranch in Burleson. Cows graze and six dogs romp on a cold, windy January day. Christy and Kevin Beam, and their three daughters, Annabel, Abbie and Adelynn, talked with us about that miracle and the movie...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Nov 18 - 12:06pm

Jason Suder, an award-winning multimedia storyteller born and raised in Fort Worth, says he has always been a rebel. Currently living at the base of the Teton mountain range and writing for the Jackson Hole News & Guide, he jokingly calls himself “a square peg in a Jackson Hole.”...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2015 Sep 29 - 10:22am

These are the lives of nine people who live in Fort Worth right under your nose. They are survivors who went through their own hell and back. They aren’t merely surviving — they are thriving. | photography by Alex Lepe | Lori Gallagher READ HER STORY...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2015 Sep 1 - 10:45am

Miracle League of DFW wants to play ball in Fort Worth and is looking for a site.

The nonprofit Miracle League of DFW,  which offers children with mental and physical disabilities the opportunity to play baseball, has maxed out on its field at Randol Mill Park in Arlington and had to cap participation at the current 400 kids. The league has assisted independent...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2015 Sep 1 - 10:34am

A new organization, Fort Worth Paws for Heroes, is raising money for the city’s Chuck Silcox Animal Care and Control Center and Patriot PAWS, a Rockwall nonprofit that provides service dogs to disabled American veterans.

Fort Worth Paws for Heroes, led by “chief flunky” Sharon Pate, a member of the Fort Worth philanthropic family, is holding a fundraiser, Oct. 31, at River Ranch on Northeast 23rd Street in the Fort Worth Stockyards. The event will include 1K and 5K runs and appearances by the Texas...

Posted By Kyle Whitecotton on 2015 Aug 31 - 11:10am

In southwestern Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park dominates a 124-square-mile section of the planet in an undulating expanse of rugged, emerald woodland full of fantastic flora and fauna. For some, it’s sufficient just to know that half of the world’s population of...

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