Category Archives: News

Severe Weather Season is Here: Be Prepared

The recent tornado outbreak rocking a string of Midwestern states has served as a painful wake up call to the kind of havoc severe weather can cause. With the season of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms well underway, the City of Arlington’s Office of Emergency Management is reminding residents that the…

Recipients Honored at Police Award Ceremony

Each year, the Arlington Police Department hosts an awards ceremony to recognize the dedication and impressive work of employees. Public safety is at the core of the department’s mission, and these honored employees were recognized Thursday during a ceremony for their continuing efforts toward that goal.  At the lunchtime celebration, a…

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery March 11

Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a. m. Sunday on March 11.  Moving clocks forward one hour means an increase in daylight hours through the fall.  It also means it’s time to not only change your clock but your smoke detector batteries.“Smoke detectors help save lives,” said Stephen Lea, assistant fire marshal. “We suggest making…

Kennedale High School All-State Honorees

 The Texas Girls Coaches Association posted the 2011 Academic All-State Volleyball Honorees. Student-athletes must be graduating seniors who have maintained an overall GPA of 94 or above, in good standing in a varsity level sport, and be of good moral character. Kennedale High School is proud to announce that seniors Ali Autrey,…

2012 Animal Essay Winners Recognized by City Council

Over 1,200 essays were received from students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6 participating in the 11th annual Animal Essay Contest. Competition was strong as all student essays were judged on elements of effective writing and responsible pet ownership. Twelve essay winners were recognized by the Mayor and Council members…

DPS Advises Against Spring Break Travel to Mexico

Below is a message from Tarrant County Office of Emergency ManagementThe Texas Department of Public Safety is again urging Spring Breakers to avoid traveling to Mexico as a result of continued violence throughout the country.“The Mexican government has made great strides battling the cartels, and we commend their continued commitment…