In March, the city of Dallas began $4.8 million in renovations to the L.B. Houston Golf Course, the 18-holer in the northwestern-most corner of the city. That required closing the course to the public and changing its name to Luna Vista, since Dallas is a world-class city, after all, and who the he ... More >>
Four years have passed since Trinity East signed on as the largest gas lease-holder with the city of Dallas, and the company still doesn't know when it will be allowed to drill its first well -- if ever.
As the company's name suggests, Trinity East wants to drill for natural gas along the east side ... More >>
Councilman Scott Griggs kicked off last night's festival of shared discontent over the possibility of drilling in Dallas under the ordinance changes recommended by the drilling task force. Two city drilling task force members, a former member of the Fort Worth drilling task force, members of environ ... More >>
After a few weeks off, the city's Gas Drilling Task Force gets back at it today at 2. The agenda's short and sweet -- "Develop Recommendations for Gas Drilling and Production
Regulations" -- but the process has been anything but; initially, you may recall, the group was to turn in its recommendat ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*In the ALCS, the Rangers beat the Yankees in six games. In the pursuit of Cliff Lee, looks like the Yankees will beat the Rangers in seven years.
*I've been rough on the Rangers, who at one point ... More >>
XTO Energy's second proposed drill site in Dallas, just north of Joe Pool Lake.Back on October 21, you'll recall that the City Plan Commission narrowly voted to deny XTO Energy's application to set up gas drilling along Mountain Creek Lake. The City Council's likely to have their final say someti ... More >>
Leonard JonesPinkston grad and Prairie View A&M golf great Leonard Jones has been making the rounds in recent weeks, promoting a Samuel L. Jackson-narrated Golf Channel doc called Uneven Fairways, about those who broke the sport's color barrier long before Tiger Woods was born. One month ago, ... More >>