Amazing

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 eight 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 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...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2015 Aug 27 - 10:59am

Female gun enthusiasts in Fort Worth

| photography by Alex Lepe | When I Googled “Women Shooting Guns,” the first 10 hits were videos of women looking like idiots. One was titled Best of Funny Girls Shooting Guns Fails-Compilation 2014, another Top 11 Videos of Girls Shooting Guns That They Shouldn’t Be. A...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jul 30 - 4:36pm

| by Scott Nishimura | Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County served 25 clients when the organization began serving food in 1973. Today, the organization serves 3,500 meals per day to 2,000 clients who live along 218 volunteer-driven routes. And in the next 15 years, with the population growing...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Jun 17 - 11:37am

If you ask 12-year-old Granbury fiddle prodigy, Ridge Roberts, the difference between a violin and a fiddle, he smiles and says: “Well, with a violin, you have strings; with a fiddle, you have strangs.” But make no mistake about it; Ridge is a fiddle historian, from the different types...

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 Jocelyn Tatum on 2015 Jun 17 - 10:18am

He pulls a business card out of his khaki cargo shorts. It says Will Lourcey, founder & CEO of FROGs: Friends Reaching Our Goals. Turn it over, and there is a picture of him in a suit and a bowtie with the quote: “Be a Doer…Not a Watcher!” Will is 12 years old. A homeless...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Jun 17 - 10:01am

photography by Alex Lepe

Robin Akin, U.S. Army Brigadier General (Retired), was the only woman in her Master Parachutist class in 1986. She wanted to be part of the big boys’ network, she says. To her, that meant the elite airborne community. Akin says she didn’t know if she would survive her first week in the...

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