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On the rise: Kolache bakery stirs up Fort Worth breakfast scene

Investment bankers Wade Chappell and Greg Saltsman didn’t know anything about baking or how to make kolaches when they started their own kolache delivery business in Fort Worth. The two friends just loved eating the Czech pastries but couldn’t find a product they liked locally.

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Fort Worth's new thoroughfare plan aims for more variety in street design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan aimed at accommodating continued suburban growth and central city redevelopment with a greater variety of streets and more efficient traffic flow.

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Holt Hickman, businessman who helped preserve Stockyards, dies at 82

Longtime Fort Worth businessman, philanthropist and preservationist Holt Hickman died Nov. 15, 2014, at the age of 82.

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Fort Worth denies three building permits amid TCU overlay debate

City Council members will consider appeals on the three single-family permits Tuesday.

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Taking a RIDE: Fort Worth-based network saddles up for broadcast

As a media executive and owner of television studios, Michael Fletcher has been pitched some ideas before. Like the one from a local preacher who wanted to bust prostitutes and drug dealers – on air – and urge them to come to God.

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FTS International named finalist in 2013 Southwest Oil & Gas Awards
 
 
A. Lee Graham
Reporter
 
FTS International Inc. of Fort Worth has been named a finalist in the 2013 Southwest Oil & Gas Awards in Well Completion Company of the Year and Future Industry Leader categories.
 
Nominated for the Future Industry Leader honor is Shawn Stroman, the company’s vice president of engineering.
 
The Oil &0 Gas Awards promotes the positive contributions made by organizations operating in the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas industry, according to the event’s organizers.
 
Companies considered successful demonstrate commitment to health and safety, environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility.
 
Awards judges, including 52 leading industry executives, reviewed more than 400 entries from about 250 companies before choosing finalists in several categories. Winners will be announced Oct. 22 at the inaugural 2013 Southwest Oil & Gas Awards gala dinner at the Sheraton Hotel and Spa in Fort Worth.
 
Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman will be a guest of honor at the event.
A complete list of finalists is available at www.oilandgasawards.com.
 
FTS International provides well-completion services for the oil and gas industry. More information is available at www.ftsi.com.
 
lgraham@bizpress.net
 

 

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