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“The Ranch” captures the good and bad elements of small town life

“The Ranch” captures the good and bad elements of small town life

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

February 10, 2020

Netflix's original “The Ranch” presented its series finale after 80 episodes of family drama, relationship problems and the risk of losing a family ranch. The Bennetts discover how a family can overcome setbacks regardless of what tries to break them apart through a good laugh and a beer to drink. When...

Rednecks: ‘It’s just a way of life’; ‘You get to yell, ‘yee yee’ whenever

Rednecks: ‘It’s just a way of life’; ‘You get to yell, ‘yee yee’ whenever

Mia Heck

December 4, 2017

A redneck can be identified by their camouflage shirts, boots, cowboy belts, or by their Southern drawl and hospitality. However, these characteristics can also stereotype a redneck. The well-known definition, which came into common usage in the ‘30s, stems from farmers whose necks have been...

Eli Young Band helps close out D&D concerts

Eli Young Band helps close out D&D concerts

Kara McIntyre

April 5, 2017

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 ...

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