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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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Ex Rangers manager Washington apologizes for 'breaking wife's trust'

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says he is embarrassed for being unfaithful to his wife of 42 years.

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Fort Worth firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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Trinity Valley School leader to leave in May 2015

Gary Krahn, head of school for the past eight years at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, will leave his position in May 2015 when he and his wife Paula will move

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Builders group presents awards

 

Fred Parker receives the Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Photos by Alyson Peyton Perkins

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst speaking at the Greater Fort Worth Builders Association. 

 

On June 13, the Greater Fort Worth Builders Association hosted special guest speaker Lt. Governor David Dewhurst and honored local officials, municipal employees, policy makers, communities, and legislators at its Annual Municipal Awards Night.
The award recipients were:
• Legislator of the Year – Rep. Rob Orr, Texas House of Representatives
• Spirit of Cooperation – David Schroeder, Development Manager, City of Fort Worth
• Partnership – Mayor Ken Shetter, Burleson
• Spotlight Community – City of Euless
• Spotlight Individual – Stacey Jandrucko, director of real estate, Walsh Holdings LLC
• Lifetime Achievement – Fred Parker, Fred Parker Company Inc.
Dewhurst said he was proud of all that the Texas Legislature has accomplished in the last session.
“We’ve just come off our most successful session in the last couple of decades,” he told the crowd at the Fort Worth Club.
The Greater Fort Worth Builders Association is a professional trade association with over 500 builders, remodelers and associate members representing a wide variety of services and products for the building industry.
 

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