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Count of area homeless youth begins Monday
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 11:43:26 -0800
ACH Child and Family Services, Tarrant County Homeless Coalition, Crossroads Youth Ministries of Parker County and University of Texas-Arlington are conducting the first ever youth count in Tarrant and Parker counties for unaccompanied youth, ages 13-24, in unstable living arrangements (i.e., shelters, streets, couch surfing).
Texas officials expecting kidnap suspect Smith to go into federal custody
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:10:47 -0800
Texas authorities said they are willing to retrieve kidnapping suspect Kristen Smith so she can face fraud charges there, but are operating on the assumption she’ll soon be in federal custody. “Technically, she’s awaiting extradition to Texas,” said Melody McDonald, media and information officer for the Tarrant County, Tex. District Attorney’s Office. “However, the federal [...]
Woman Accused of Kidnapping Newborn Expected to Go into Federal Custody
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 14:25:45 -0800
Kristen Smith is escorted to the Cedar County Courthouse on Friday morning. (Mark Carlson/KCRG-TV9)
Count of homeless or unaccompanied youth underway
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:08:00 -0800
FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACH Child and Family Services, Tarrant County Homeless Coalition, and UT Arlington are conducting the first ever Youth Count in Tarrant and Parker Counties for unaccompanied youth, age 13 – 24, in unstable living arrangements (i.e. The youth count will focus on unaccompanied youth living in emergency shelters, transitional housing ...
Texans Go to the Polls in Primary Vote
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:31:16 -0800
Texans will finally get their say today in fiercely fought party primary races that have sparked a barrage of mailers, robo-calls and TV and radio ads locally and throughout the state.
Area leaders discuss transportation outlook
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:58:05 -0800
The impending opening of the Chisholm Trail Parkway provided a major topic during Wednesday’s Greater Johnson County Transportation Coalition meeting, but the event also covered several transportation projects and challenges involving Johnson and Tarrant counties.
Commissioner Perez: El Paso's jail system may be Texas' most expensive
Sun, 09 Feb 2014 23:11:35 -0800
El Paso County's jail system may be the most expensive in Texas, according to a preliminary study performed by Commissioner Vince Perez's office.
In Race For Wendy Davis' State Senate Seat, Much Is At Stake
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:08:38 -0800
The most strategically important legislative race this year may be in Tarrant County. It’s for the Texas Senate seat Wendy Davis is giving up and there’s a lot at stake for both major political parties.
‘Quanah and Cynthia Ann Parker: A Pictorial History’ exhibit to open
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:18:30 -0700
“Quanah and Cynthia Ann Parker: A Pictorial History” opens at the Museum of the Americas on Saturday, March 15.
Parker County Republican Women offer $1,000 scholarship
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:44:57 -0700
Parker County Republican Women are, once again, pleased to offer “The Anne Bergman Scholarship,” a scholarship honoring a founding member of The Parker County Republican Club.