Child Care Associates (CCA) has hired Maggie Baggett Shori as its mission engagement coordinator, a newly created position for the nonprofit. Baggett Shori will manage a portfolio of tours and events that give community members a first-hand experience of CCA’s early education work with disad…
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek got choked up when he read the final response from a Brown University student who wanted to show support as Trebek battles pancreatic cancer.
MIAMI (AP) — Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is staunchly defending opera legend Placido Domingo, calling it "absurd" that opera houses have canceled the star's performances over sexual harassment allegations before they are fully investigated.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump Jr.'s appearance Sunday at a university to talk about his new book on liberals and free speech was marked by an argument between him and the audience over why he would not take questions, the Guardian newspaper reported.
North Texas Community Foundation has appointed Laura Q. McWhorter, CFRE, as the Community Foundation’s first chief philanthropy officer. McWhorter’s hiring comes as the Community Foundation implements a 5-year strategic plan expanding the Community Foundation’s reach and enhancing its suite …
Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) on Nov. 5 announced the appointment of Robert Riesbeck as CEO and as a director of the company, effective as of the close of business Nov. 5. Riesbeck will also continue to serve as chief financial officer. As planned, Cheryl Bachelder, who has served as inter…
ICON Lodging has appointed Jessica Ford as director of sales for the dual-branded Tru by Hilton Euless DFW Airport West and Home2 Suites by Hilton Euless DFW Airport West located at 2570 State Highway 121 in Euless.
On Tuesday, October 29, The City of Fort Worth Mayor and City Council appointed eight members to the board of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, Trinity Metro.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Stone, the former Texas Rangers president who later served as commissioner of the independent baseball Northern League, has died. He was 80.
John C. Goff, chairman of Fort Worth-based Crescent Real Estate LLC, has been appointed non-executive chairman at Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSE American: MCF). Goff is a current director and the company’s largest shareholder.
E.A. Carmean, Jr. a museum curator and director who served as director of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for several years and had a second career in the church, died at his home in Washington D.C. on Oct. 12 from cancer.
Carmean, who was known throughout his life by his first two initials, was born on Jan. 25, 1945 in Springfield Illinois, the son of E.A. Carmean, Sr. a telephone executive and Helen Marker Carmean. He received a B.A. in Art History, Philosophy and Theology from MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois, in 1967 and did graduate work at the University of Illinois from 1967 to1970. In 1983 he was awarded an honorary doctorate in Fine Arts from MacMurray College. The recipient of Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, he taught art history at George Washington University; Rice University; the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, North Dakota and the University of Illinois.
In 1971 he joined the Houston Museum of Fine Arts as a Curator of Twentieth Century Art working under director Philippe de Montebello, who would go on to head the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Among the exhibitions he organized and wrote the catalogs for was “The Collages of Robert Motherwell” (1972).
In 1974 he was hired by National Gallery of Art Director J. Carter Brown to serve as the museum’s Founding Curator of 20th Century Art. There he worked with patron and board president Paul Mellon, Brown and architect I.M. Pei to realize the Gallery’s plans for the East Building. This included commissioning major public works from modern masters Alexander Calder, Anthony Caro, Joan Miro, Henry Moore, and Robert Motherwell.
In 1984 he was appointed director of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, where he, organized and wrote the catalog for “Helen Frankenthaler: A Paintings Retrospective” (1989).
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“EA Carmean did a great deal to place this institution on the path to success and stability,” said Marla Price, current director at the Modern. “He made major acquisitions for the permanent collection and organized important exhibitions. Carmean oversaw the creation of the Museum's first substantial endowment funds with the Burnett and Richardson Foundations.”
From 1992 to 1997 he served as director of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, Tenn.
Responding to a call to the church, he attended Memphis Theological Seminary, later joining the clergy staff of St. George’s Episcopal Church, Germantown, Tennessee, with Rev. Gary Sturni (with whom he worked on a children’s book “Saint Guinefort”). In 2005 West Tennessee Episcopal Bishop Don Johnson made him Lay Canon for Art and Architecture in the Diocese with a license to preach.
He is survived by his wife Kathryn, an organization development practitioner and credentialed leadership coach with the Aerospace Corporation, their daughter Elizabeth Carmean Adams and her husband Wayne Adams, and two grandchildren Abigail and John Adams, of North Potomac, Maryland.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to: Christ Church Episcopal Georgetown (31st and O Streets, Washington, DC 20008).
Heather Ferrier Laminack is the fourth generation in her family to specialize in construction and the first woman to be named president of the Greater Fort Worth Builders Association.
Andra Bennett, former vice president at communications at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, has joined Cooksey Communications as an account manager.
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter had another fall at his home in Plains, Georgia, fracturing his pelvis and going to the hospital for treatment and observation, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Mark Lashley, president and CEO of Caregiver Inc., has named Beth Landry Caregiver’s first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Landry will have operational oversight of each of Caregiver’s four markets: Texas, Tennessee, Ohio and Indiana. All state leaders will report directly to her.
UNT Health Science Center Regents Professor Jamboor K. Vishwanatha, Ph.D., is one of three educators in the state and 15 nationwide who have been named recipients of Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex says her first year of marriage to Britain's Prince Harry has been difficult because of the pressure from Britain's tabloid press.
The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce announced Oct. 17 that Brandom Gengelbach, current executive vice president of the Chamber, has been named president.
Victor Turner will be taking over the position starting Nov. 25. He currently works as the director of the Housing and Neighborhood Programs Department in Little Rock, Ark.
Fort Worth developer and philanthropist Happy Baggett, and SMU’s Center on Research and Evaluation (CORE) at the Simmons School of Education and Human Development, received the Child Care Associates (CCA) North Texas Early Childhood Leadership Awards Oct. 16 in the categories of individual a…
The Board of Directors of Trinity Valley School has named Blair Lowry, currently Assistant Head of School and Provost at The Hockaday School in Dallas, to be the next head of school.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — If you're reading this on a mobile phone or laptop computer, you might thank this year's three laureates for the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work on lithium-ion batteries.
Fort Worth-based AZZ Inc. (NYSE: AZZ), a global provider of metal coatings solutions, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services, announced Oct. 7 that the board of directors has renewed and extended the employment agreement of Tom E. Ferguson to continu…
The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame announced Oct. 1 their 2020 Hall of Fame inductees: Lari Dee Guy, Mr. & Mrs. Charles and Kit Moncrief, The Priefert Family, R.H. Steve Stevens Jr. and 2020 Spirit of Texas Award Honoree – Aaron Watson.
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Bob Woodward came to UT Arlington Sept. 19 and explored some topics he knows a lot about – politics, presidential power and journalism.
The Tarrant County Homeless Coalition is hosting Mulligans for the Homeless at Whiskey Ranch at Firestone & Robertson Distillery on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.
Here is some reaction to the death of legendary oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens, who died Wednesday at his Dallas home at age 91:
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — T. Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover attempts, died Wednesday. He was 91.
Eddie Broussard has been named regional president of Texas Capital Bank in Fort Worth, a role he assumed in September 2019 after serving as interim market leader for a year prior. He leads the Fort Worth team, drives Commercial and Corporate Banking in Tarrant County, and coordinates efforts…
Lori Baldock has been promoted to Fort Worth market president for Simmons Bank. In this role, Baldock will lead Simmons Bank’s strategy, talent acquisition, and loan and deposit production for the Fort Worth market. She most recently served as the Midtown Banking Center president for Simmons.