Tri-County Electric co-op board member Jorden Wood dies
Jorden Wood, a Tri-County Electric Cooperative board member, died on Nov. 24. (Courtesy Tri-County Electric Cooperative) Jorden Wood, a Tri-County Electric Cooperative board member, died on Nov. 24, according to a company announcement. Wood, 72, represented District 3 for the co-op that covers 16 counties in North Texas, including Denton...
Superb Woman: Raquel McFadden
Raquel McFadden serves as Coordinator V. She is a graduate of Tarleton State University with a degree in Social Work and has an extensive background working with children and families in various communities and schools. Raquel has 31 years of experience working with children and families who have experienced trauma and life challenges due to neglect; including working within the Tarrant County community and family court system advocating for children’s rights and safety. A licensed Social Worker and a Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner through Texas Christian University; she has several certifications and works in collaboration with FWISD stakeholders. She is a Board Trustee for Forest Hill Library, Forest Hill Campaign Committee, Neighborhood Committee, Mental Health Connection Committee, and a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
Porch pirates on the move as Cyber Monday packages come in
Cyber Monday was big this year. Americans spent a record $12 billion shopping online, a significant increase from last year. Many North Texans are probably waiting on packages to get delivered. However, porch pirates are waiting, too – for a crime of opportunity. The Tarrant County District attorney, Phil...
Groom of $59M viral wedding offered 25 years in jail after being indicted for firing shots at North Texas police
TARRANT COUNTY, Texas — The groom in a viral "wedding of the century" that's drawn widespread attention across social media this month was in a Tarrant County courtroom Thursday, facing allegations of assaulting three police officers, according to court documents. Jacob LaGrone, 29, was indicted in March on three...
Tarrant Deputy Shot at Fort Worth Credit Union Expected to Recover, Suspect Arrested
• 1. A Tarrant County sheriff's deputy was shot at a credit union in Fort Worth and is expected to recover after undergoing surgery. • 2. The suspect in the shooting was taken into custody at a nearby house about two hours later.
Three men jailed in killing of a man at an apartment complex in Arlington
An Arlington killing has landed three men behind bars in Tarrant County. Two weeks ago, a man named Jared Jackson was gunned down at an apartment complex on West Arkansas near South Cooper.
Lake Worth landowners bid goodbye as Fort Worth Nature Center steps up property acquisition
There’s no denying Joella Williams’ deep roots in this tranquil piece of northwest Tarrant County forest, not far from the shores of Lake Worth. After all, her name — a slightly misspelled version of it, anyway — is on a street sign near her home. “It...
Mark Cuban rolls the dice on Dallas gambling. Is Fort Worth even at the table? | Opinion
Texas needs to take its time on casinos, but Tarrant County leaders should be thinking about the Stockyards. | Opinion
Southlake Mayor John Huffman announces run for Michael Burgess' seat in Congress
SOUTHLAKE, Texas — Southlake Mayor John Huffman this week announced that he’s running in the Republican primary for Michael Burgess’ seat representing parts of Cooke, Denton, Tarrant, and Wise counties in Congress. Burgess, a physician, has represented the 26th district since 2003 and earlier this month announced...
Two People Are Taken Into Custody By The Police And FBI After A Series Of Robberies In Tarrant County
Following a spate of robberies in Tarrant County, police say they have two persons in jail. Regarding the crimes that occurred last month, Jhamal Antwan Farris, 31, and Henry Pierre Rogers, 35, have been detained and charged with aggravated robbery. What Happened?. Rogers is additionally accused of being a felon...
Texas High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Tarrant County Today - December 2
If your plans today include watching the local high school basketball games in Tarrant County, Texas, then there are some important details for you to know. Find out how to watch or stream today's high-school action in the article below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network!...
Full Closure on Northbound Highway in Tarrant County, TX with Detours to Service Road
Get ready, Tarrant County! A full closure is set to occur on Highway 287 North at Village Creek. Starting tonight at 8:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow, and repeating on Friday, all northbound traffic will be detoured to the service road.
Republican Michael Barber announces run for Tarrant County Commissioner Precinct 1
Retired Fort Worth police officer and business owner Michael Barber announced he is running for Tarrant County Commissioner Precinct 1. Precinct 1 stretches from far southwest Tarrant County through the center of Fort Worth to neighborhoods north of Arlington. The precinct encompasses Fort Worth, Everman, Forest Hill, Edgecliff Village, Crowley and Burleson.
Tarrant County Homeless Coalition Receives $2.5 Million From Jeff Bezos's Day One Fund
The Bezos Day One Families Fund awarded the Tarrant County Homeless Coalition (TCHC) $2.5 million, which the THCH said is the largest private donation in its history. The Day One Fund gave $117.6 million in grants to 38 recipients across 23 states, districts, and territories in 2023.
Mom writes Goodfellows from her hospital bed, seeking a nice Christmas for her kids
Here’s how you can help Tarrant County children this holiday season.
Tarrant County deputy recovering after shooting
Deputy Brent Brown is out of ICU after he was shot at a bank earlier this week.
Texas groom in viral $59 million wedding looking at prison time
Remember that viral $59 million wedding at the Palace of Versailles from November that had people in a tizzy on social media. Well the groom is from Texas and he is looking at 25 years in prison for allegedly firing a gun at police. Jacob LaGrone was at Tarrant County court Thursday for a motion hearing on three charges of assault on a public servant, WFAA reported.