In the News

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October 6, 2021

Violent crime in the Las Vegas Trail area is down 22% in 2021 compared with the first nine months of 2019, according to the Fort Worth Police Department. It’s the result of an increased police presence and residents working with law enforcement, police and community leaders said.


September 29, 2021

Though Las Vegas Trail itself is only about a mile long, it looms large in the history of Fort Worth and in most of our psyches. 

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May 24, 2020

Last March’s sharp economic downturn left Willie Rankin and the 35 volunteers of LVTRise with an urgent new mission: helping to feed a growing unemployed West side population and hundreds of newly home-bound public school students.

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February 18, 2020

As part of that agreement with the city, LVTRise Inc. agreed to split the cost of improvements to the community center equally.


February 2, 2020

Underserved populations often have difficulties accessing central sites for COVID-19 vaccines and navigating the vaccine registration process. To address those problems, MedStar, LVTRise and Tarrant County Public Health partnered to bring the coronavirus vaccine to the Las Vegas Trail community.

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November 18, 2019

LVTRise celebrates next phase of acquired community center taking it from plans to reality.

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November 11, 2019

An effort to turn a former YMCA into a community center for the Las Vegas Trail area is moving along with a new executive director.