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Matt Joeckel (Photo: zimbio.com)
04/16/2014
Former Arlington High School standout quarterback Matt Joeckel has decided to transfer from Texas A&M at the end of the spring semester, according to school officials.... More
04/16/2014
From wire reports FORT WORTH – Arlington picked up seven runs in the third inning en route to an 8-0 win over Fort Worth Paschal Tuesday night at Goldstein Field. The victory... More
04/16/2014
The Arlington Independent School District violated the Texas Election Code when it redacted the street addresses of donors in a campaign finance report for a pro-bond group,... More

04/15/2014
Four Town Hall meetings covering a variety of Arlington issues will occur next week. North Arlington A Town Hall for North Arlington will occur at Shackelford Junior... more
EXCLUSIVE: AISD admits half-billion in extra debt if bond package passes
04/13/2014
The Arlington Voice has learned that the $663-million bond package for Arlington ISD is estimated to come with an additional half-billion dollars in interest and... more
Rangers vs Astros - Photo by Jason Waite
04/12/2014
The Rangers celebrated the 20th anniversary of Globe Life Park Friday night by making some history of their own. The longest non-scoring game at the Rangers home field... more

News

Drivers who frequent the area around UT Arlington likely recognize the stretch of Cooper Street between Park Row Road and Pioneer Parkway as a notorious... more
The estranged husband of a deceased woman is in custody after he turned himself into authorities for the shooting death of his wife. Devanne Jones, 36,... more
Three firefighters were hospitalized with minor injuries early Saturday morning after their fire engine was struck by a drunk driver on Interstate Highway 30... more
Strike up a match and call a date! After years of keeping its committed fans on-edge, the Candlelite Inn in East Arlington is officially scheduled to re-... more
A Northwest Arlington woman is shaken after a man kicked in her front door Tuesday morning. In an e-mail first broadcast Thursday afternoon through the... more

Business

► The Texas Oil and Gas Association, the state’s largest and oldest petroleum organization, says it does not want regulators to overhaul the wholesale energy... more
► The EPA correctly followed protocol when it accused a Fort Worth-based driller of contaminating two Parker County water wells, the agency's internal watchdog... more
► A growing number of North Texas mineral owners — including the cities of Arlington and Fort Worth — are suing oil and gas companies, alleging that they have... more
► A land use dispute over a proposed car wash in north Arlington pits people with money and power against other people with money with power. EXCLUSIVE... more
► By the end of November, 14,000 Texans had purchased coverage through healthcare.gov — the second-highest number in the U.S. but a statistically insignificant... more

Letters to the Editor

I have been going there for many years with a group of men I have known for many years. There are organizations going there for weekly meetings and I have met... more
"Nelson Mandala Avenue", the more I think about it, the better the idea seems. MLK blvd is basically the same as naming a street "Rob These People First blvd... more
I just wanted to post my reaction to renaming Center Street "Martin Luther King Boulevard." WORST. IDEA. EVER. Well, maybe not "worst", but still pretty bad.... more
The Republican Primary election in Texas is not about whether John Cornyn is re-elected or whether "anybody but Cornyn" wins. The 2014 mid-term election is not... more
Dear Conservative Voters, In Tarrant County, our primary is the election for many races as there will be no challenger in the general election in Nov.... more
The Mass Cesspool Media continue to tell us that the issue of life, when it begins, what it is (or, as Bill Clinton might say, “What is, is”) is very... more

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Politics

Four Town Hall meetings covering a variety of Arlington issues will occur next week. North Arlington A Town Hall for North Arlington will occur at Shackelford... more
The Arlington Voice has learned that the $663-million bond package for Arlington ISD is estimated to come with an additional half-billion dollars in interest... more
A Second Amendment advocacy group is upset after Arlington police officers detained several of its members who were handing out Constitutions to motorists... more
An apparent division of principles in Texas’ Republican Party was augmented this past week after several conservative and Tea Party-backed candidates made... more
Tuesday marks the first day voters can head to the polls to cast a ballot in Texas’ 2014 primary race. Early voting starts Tuesday, Feb. 18 and will continue... more

Education

Four Town Hall meetings covering a variety of Arlington issues will occur next week. North Arlington A Town Hall for North Arlington will occur at Shackelford... more
The Arlington Voice has learned that the $663-million bond package for Arlington ISD is estimated to come with an additional half-billion dollars in interest... more
A $663 million bond package being proposed for the Arlington Independent School District may have a few more surprises than some parents realized. During a... more
On Thursday, the AISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved to place a $663 million bond package on the May 10 ballot. The package comes at the recommendation... more
UT Arlington enrollment for the Spring 2014 semester has climbed to a record 34,249 students, buoyed by strong growth in the College of Engineering and... more

Opinion

In the past, I've written about Texas’ local debt epidemic. But don’t take my word for it. Both the Texas Public Policy Foundation and the State Comptroller... more
Mark JoeckelMarketing Expert, Founder of Arlington, Texas -- Proud to Call it Home If you are a P1, i.e. a listener of KTCK Radio (The Ticket), you... more
Never missing an opportunity to indoctrinate, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will crash the NCAA Final Four basketball tournament in Arlington... more
Derrick KinneyPrivate Wealth Advisor Two emotions are likely to strike those who are nearing retirement – excitement and fear. Leaving the world of... more
Mark JoeckelMarketing Expert, Founder of Arlington, Texas -- Proud to Call it Home Development plans for UT Arlington College Park called for a... more

Sports

From wire reports FORT WORTH – Arlington picked up seven runs in the third inning en route to an 8-0 win over Fort Worth Paschal Tuesday night at Goldstein... more
The Rangers celebrated the 20th anniversary of Globe Life Park Friday night by making some history of their own. The longest non-scoring game at the Rangers... more
From wire reports The Martin Warriors took another step toward the district title in 3-5A with a 6-4 win over North Crowley Friday night at Panther Field.... more
The Texas Rangers and Globe Life Insurance have agreed to redesign the recently changed exterior sign on the stadium after receiving “a lot of negative... more
The two oldest high schools in Arlington – Arlington High and Sam Houston – began competing in athletics in 1967 and had a fairly intense rivalry... more

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