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Hotter ‘N Hell off to rainy start

Kara McIntyre

August 25, 2017


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Which foreign language should you study?

Which foreign language should you study?

Abby Jetton

May 12, 2017


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When studying a foreign language, students don't just learn the language. Students will learn about the culture and the geography of the area as well. It's a whole package and larger than just words. MSU currently offers three different foreign languages for students to study: French, Spanish, and German. ...

Birds in Art exhibition to open May 4

Birds in Art exhibition to open May 4

Natasha Chipangura

May 4, 2017


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The Wichita Falls Museum of Art will present Birds in Art, a touring exhibition organized by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum of Wasau, Wisconsin. The exhibition will be on view from May 4 through June 24, and will feature 60 artworks in a variety of media and stylistic approaches. Danny B...

Wichita Falls battles human, sex trafficking

Wichita Falls battles human, sex trafficking

Cortney Wood

May 2, 2017


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If she doesn’t earn him $1,000 tonight, she won’t get dinner. She has to turn at least two more “tricks,” or “daddy” won’t let her go to bed. She’s serviced three “Johns” already, but it’s still not enough to earn her time to sleep before she has to get back on the circuit  in ...

Pat’s wins in the hunt for the best burger around

Pat’s wins in the hunt for the best burger around

Taylor Morrison

April 11, 2017


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Many questions have plagued mankind throughout its existence. Always at the forefront of philosophy, we ask questions like, "Why are we here?," "Where did we come from?" and "What is the purpose of life?" Cursed with curiosity, mankind has searched for countless answers to countless questions. Finally,...

Dillard gets a new dean

Dillard gets a new dean

Natasha Chipangura

April 10, 2017


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Jeff Stambaugh, associate professor of management, believes that there are two sides to the coin of taking on a new responsibility. Stambaugh will be the new dean for the Dillard College of Business Administration as of fall 2017, following former dean Terry Patton's retirement. ''Anybody who follows Te...

Eli Young Band helps close out D&D concerts

Eli Young Band helps close out D&D concerts

Kara McIntyre

April 5, 2017


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Answering the phone with a raspy, tired voice, Mike Eli of Eli Young Band admitted he partied a little too hard the night before. "I'm a little hungover, if we're being honest," Eli said in between laughs. Eli Young Band, American contemporary country music band, has been performing in Wichita Falls ...

Knives are tools to local business

Knives are tools to local business

Dakota Mize

April 5, 2017


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While crushing misconceptions and offering knife sharpening services, The Knife Guys sells knives, swords, armor and more. Phillip Watkins, co-owner and president, said, “The biggest misconception about knives is that they’re weapons, but we believe they’re tools. A butcher knife cou...

After hours art walk invites public to explore downtown

After hours art walk invites public to explore downtown

Robin Reid

April 5, 2017


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Entering into Frank & Joe's on bright, sunny, clear-skied Monday with her paint stained clothing, a friendly smile graced her face and reached her eyes. Wichita Falls Art Association president and muralist, Audra Lambert entered into the building wearing her red-framed glasses, ready to share her story...

Downtown development to brighten up the city

Downtown development to brighten up the city

Robin Reid

April 5, 2017


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As he sits behind his desk, he cannot help but speak with enthusiasm in his voice and a twinkle in his eye while he shares his vision for downtown Wichita Falls. He smiles as he communicates his ideas of buildings bathed in light, choreographed to the sounds of music as they dance along and dazz...

City ordinance bans cell phones behind the wheel

City ordinance bans cell phones behind the wheel

Ryane Hatten

April 4, 2017


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Wichita Falls City Council members unanimously passed an ordinance banning the use of cell phones while driving inside city limits on Feb. 21. The ban went into effect March 23. Drivers are still allowed to use hands-free devices including speaker phone or Bluetooth. "My understanding is that if this is violated,...

New retail store to replace Hastings

New retail store to replace Hastings

Abby Jetton

March 30, 2017


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Mississippi-based Dirt Cheap retail store will soon be making its way to Wichita Falls. Dirt Cheap will be taking the spot of the old Hastings location on Southwest Parkway. Dirt Cheap website describes itself as a "bargainer's paradise." The 18-year-old retail store is known for having private...

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