These are some of the stories that affected me the most, as a journalist and as a wife, mother and human being. Some of them are sad and some are joyful. Some of them were great fun to report and to write. I’m proud of all of them.
Check ‘em out:
The Passion of Johnson County – Long-legged tales from the county of character
Shelter From the Storm –The Fort Worth tornado takes out an inner-city neighborhood and uncovers a dirty little secret
The Last Oil Baron– Is Tex Moncrief an innocent victim of the IRS ‘Gestapo’ or just a ‘mean, litigious bastard’?
A Death Foretold — Even a Tot’s Short, Tortured Life Can’T Keep Our Child Protective System From Its Family-First Policies
Why Be Afraid of Marilyn Manson? – A parent examines the Antichrist Superstar and finds he’s not the problem
Johnson County Jihad — Election results aren’t quite what the Queen of the County expects
Bringing Home the Bacon — Rep. Kay Granger brings home the bacon … and a little something extra
Does Cheerleading Kill Braincells? — Tiny tots learn that there’s more to popularity than being cute
Artists Way Into Creativity — A North Texas screenwriter shares the secret of his success
The Next Plano? — Highway 121 will be the yellow brick road to Johnson County, but there ain’t no Emerald City
Beasts of the (Oil) Field — At the Fort Worth Zoo, visitors learn of the positive effects of big money and big business on the environment … and hunting