• In Old Lake Worth ……………….. Lee McLaughlin

    By Editor on August 17, 2017
    By Joe McDaniel……   Lee McLaughlin once thought he might have a career as a rodeo trick roper, a football player or a lawman. And McLaughlin proved he had the skills and talent to do each one. But it took only a college course to help him discover his passion. He took an acting course on a whim in junior […]
  • Elvis is Gone!

    By Editor on August 16, 2017
    The year 1956 was the year we met him. Plus the movie "Jailhouse Rock" showed is theaters in several states but not all. That is until thee theaters realized that they were missing out on the money and the crowds.
  • THE IDLE AMERICAN —    Who You Gonna Call?

    By Editor on June 30, 2017
      Commentary by Dr. Don Newbury    Not so many years ago, when children were asked to do household chores, they might register resistance with beginning letters of four words–“TNMJ.” (That’s Not My Job.) Such requests made these days might just as well be directed to telephone poles, since most children have “buds” in their ears, choosing to listen to […]
  • Lake Worth Youth Association Sports – Register Online

    By Editor on June 22, 2017
    Next Board Meeting July 12th Wednesday meeting at 7:00 PM Location 4024 Dakota Trial, Lake Worth, TX 76135-2850 Vision Church of the A/G   Sign-Ups Date Fall Football, Baseball, Softball: Online Registration is available top right corner of this page, however you must be paid in full to be considered Registered! Next In Person Registration: June 17th, 12:00pm to 2:00pm […]
  • In Old Lake Worth – Vivian Greer Hodgkins White

    By Editor on June 19, 2017
        The Hodgkins clan is pictured at a family reunion in the late 1930s. Vivian Hodgkins White is seated on the second row, fifth from the left. To her left are her parents, James and Sarah Hodgkins. James Hodgkins is regarded as the father of Lake Worth business and its school system. (Click the Read More for larger photo) […]
  • Water Line Project on Old Decatur Road in Saginaw

    By Editor on June 19, 2017
    City of Fort Worth 48” Water Line Project The City of Fort Worth currently has a project of installing a 48” water line along Old Decatur Road.  Their project will begin on the north end of Old Decatur Road and move south of Bailey Boswell Road during the week of June 19th.  This Fort Worth project could affect traffic along […]
  • Saginaw City Manager Retiring

    By Editor on June 19, 2017
    City Manager Nan Stanford is retiring after 41 years of authentic and dedicated service to the citizens of Saginaw, Texas. Mrs. Stanford began working for the City part-time from June 1973 to July 1974. Her responsibilities included customer service, utility billing, property tax collection, issuing building and miscellaneous permits, municipal court fine collections, and assisting the Library as needed. In […]
  • Northwest Tarrant Memorial Day 2017 Program

    By Editor on May 25, 2017
    You and your family are welcome. Monday, May 29, 2017 7005 Charbonneau, Lake Worth, TX 76135 8:00 – Please note the Flags will be lowered as protocol to half staff. 10:00 – Northwest Tarrant Chamber Director Greg Fox welcomes everyone to the event. 10:05 – Invocation by Pastor Todd Derbyshire of Cross Point Church of the Nazarene of Lake Worth […]
  • In Old Lake Worth – Lake Worth Shrine Mosque

    By Editor on May 3, 2017
    The Lake Worth Shrine Mosque was made entirely of wood and sat atop a bluff overlooking the waters of Lake Worth. The bluff became known as Mosque Point and has been a popular hangout for Lake Worth High School students for many years. By Joe McDaniel…. The Lake Worth Shrine Mosque once sat on a bluff overlooking the waters of […]
  • THE IDLE AMERICAN – Uncle Mort and Horse Sense…

    By Editor on May 3, 2017
      Commentary by Dr. Don Newbury     Horse sense–my 104-year-old Uncle Mort maintains–is much more than stable thinking. As a charter member of the “spit and whittle club” at the general store in the thicket, they weigh the world’s weightiest problems, often with wild abandon. If only two geezers show up, arguments are common, but not much is settled. With […]
  • The NW Sun Needs A Great Salesperson or two!

    By Editor on May 2, 2017
    TheNWSun.com, seeks slightly obsessive, but non-psycho sales reps. We are seeking two additional sales reps who will relentlessly pursue new business like the contestants on Survivor pursue food. We’d rather you not be totally nuts  we’ve known reps like that, and it didn’t work out so well  but slightly obsessive about generating revenue and a great deal commission is fine […]
  • In Old Lake Worth – William W. “Bill” Merrett

    By Editor on April 3, 2017
    By Joe McDaniel ….     Bill Merrett was known as much for his sense of humor as he was for his successful local political career. A childhood prank and his humorous comments as a politician made Merrett a colorful character. His effectiveness as a leader made him a part of Lake Worth history. He became the city’s first mayor […]
  • Fort Worth Nature Center Adds $1.4 Boardwalk with More to Come

    By Editor on March 31, 2017
    Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF News) – The City of Fort Worth has opened an expansion to its Nature Center and Refuge. The refuge covers 3,600 acres near Eagle Mountain Lake. The Nature Center has added a boardwalk to let visitors walk over wetlands to get closer looks at birds and alligators. “The way I like to phrase it is the nature […]
  • In Old Lake Worth – Three Men and a Land Deed

    By Editor on February 25, 2017
    By Joe McDaniel —   If Lake Worth homeowners read through their abstracts of title they might notice the names George Crawford, Robert Toombs and Hanson Catlett. Crawford was a Georgia governor and a United States Secretary of War. Toombs was a U.S. congressman from Georgia and the first Secretary of State of the Confederacy. Catlett was a Republic of […]
  • Northwest Tarrant Lions Gifts Bikes

    By Editor on January 13, 2017
                    The pictures tell the story! The Northwest Tarrant Lions has gifted bikes with Bell helmets to the entire 3rd grade class of the Liberty Elementary in the White Settlement ISD. The event was held on the last day of school before the Christmas break.  The Lions Club in partnership with the Dallas […]
  • In Old Lake Worth ………………….. A Tale of Three Bridges

    By Editor on January 13, 2017
    By Joe McDaniel      The Nine Mile Bridge has stirred curiosity among some first-time visitors to the Lake Worth area over the years. Those visitors likely expected to the bridge to be an impressive spectacle unlike anything they had ever seen. Imagine their dismay when they learned the bridge was named not for its length, but for its distance […]
  • Senator Nelson Pre-Files First Bills of 85th Legislative Session

    By Editor on December 27, 2016
    Senator Jane Nelson filed 11 bills on the first day to pre-file legislation for the 85th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature, which begins on January 10, 2017 and concludes on June 1, 2017.  My primary goal this session is to pass a conservative budget that protects vulnerable children and maintains our commitment to education, transportation and other important priorities, […]