Search for

Get a Free Search Engine for Your Web Site
Note:Records updated once weekly

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Anthrax exposure at Capitol sparks shutdown
By David Espo
Associated press

WASHINGTON — Congressional leaders ordered an unprecedented shutdown of the House on Wednesday after more than two dozen people in Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle’s office tested positive for exposure to a highly concentrated form of anthrax.
full story

New stadium construction starts today
By John-Mark Day
Staff Reporter

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new $7 million Lupton Baseball Stadium will take place at 3:30 p.m. today, but fundraising and zoning permits have not been finalized.
The Fort Worth Zoning Commission unanimously approved the plan for the stadium, and the City Council will vote on the plan when they meet again, said Davis Babb, associate athletic director for advancement.
full story

 

Project with precision

Erin Munger/PHOTO EDITOR
Brandon Hudson, a junior radio-TV-film major, works on a project for his 3-D design class in the sculpture lab Wednesday.

 

 

  Lifestyles

Camp Bowie’s brick street considered landmark in Fort Worth
By Laura McFarland
Staff Reporter

Shops and homes on either side of the boulevard bustle with activity. The old-fashioned streetlights give off a warm glow, and the bump, bump, bump of cars driving on the vintage bricks of Camp Bowie Boulevard fills the air.
The stretch of Camp Bowie Boulevard that runs from Arch Adam Street to Merrick Street is one of the few streets in Fort Worth that is still paved with the bricks that were so popular in the 1920s and 1930s.
full story


Kincaid’s serves up hamburgers and history
By Antoinette Vega
Skiff Staff

Situated unassumingly in a small, white brick building on Camp Bowie Boulevard, Kincaid’s Hamburgers offers its customers more than a great hamburger; they serve up a heap of Fort Worth history as well.
Photographs of former beauty queens, Texas sports teams, local radio disc jockeys and other familiar community faces are strewn along the white walls along with newspaper and magazine clippings from Texas Monthly and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that mention the restaurant.
full story

 


The TCU Daily Skiff © 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001