Drought status improves across Texas

July 29th, 2014
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Finally, a drought that has tortured Texas farmers and ranchers for almost four years seems to be diminishing, slowly, perhaps, but bit by bit showing signs of moving back to something like normal precipitation.

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Drought status improves across Texas

July 29th, 2014
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… points lower than last week. Drought conditions continue to exert a tight grip on the Panhandle and the Wichita Falls areas, where extreme to exceptional drought status remains over a significant area. But the size of those exceptional drought …

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Congress Holds Hearing on Red River Fight

July 29th, 2014
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… that the federal government is going to come in and make a claim on portions of these acres.” Pat Canan, a Wichita Falls game warden, told lawmakers that BLM officials placed boundary markers on his land in 2008, laying claim to 1.7 miles between …

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Friends Of Wichita Falls Public Library Book Sale

July 29th, 2014
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The Friends of the Wichita Falls Public Library announces its next major Half-Price Book Sale for Saturday, August 2. The Seventh and Austin Friends book warehouse location has received a lot of new inventory the past two months.

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Friends Of Wichita Falls Public Library Book Sale

July 29th, 2014
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The Friends of the Wichita Falls Public Library announces its next major Half-Price Book Sale for Saturday, August 2. The Seventh and Austin Friends book warehouse location has received a lot of new inventory the past two months.

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Only One Teen Wearing Seatbelt During Crash

July 29th, 2014
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Police said only one of the five victims involved in a crash early Sunday morning was wearing a seat belt. The Wichita Falls Police Department said in a release early Monday that an 18-year-old was driving an SUV east on Kell Freeway in Wichita Falls …

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Only One Teen Wearing Seatbelt During Crash

July 29th, 2014
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Police said only one of the five victims involved in a crash early Sunday morning was wearing a seat belt.

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Drought conditions down sharply from last year

July 29th, 2014
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… hree months ago and at 93 percent one year ago. The hardest hit parts of the state are in the Panhandle and Wichita Falls areas. Despite recent rains, statewide reservoir…

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Fighting Illiteracy

July 29th, 2014
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It’s a startling fact that more than 20 percent of adults in Wichita County are functionally illiterate.

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Synthetic Rise

July 28th, 2014
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The Red River Hospital in Wichita Falls treats patients for mental health and addiction, but recently have seen even more patients with effects associated with synthetic marijuana also known as ‘K-2′ or ‘Spice.’

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Synthetic Rise

July 28th, 2014
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The Red River Hospital in Wichita Falls treats patients for mental health and addiction, but recently have seen even more patients with effects associated with synthetic marijuana also known as ‘K-2′ or ‘Spice.’

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Drought Watch Olney Helps Conserve Water

July 28th, 2014
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… but everything that a business or a customer of ours can do reduce our water consumption helps here in Wichita Falls,” said Olney Mayor Phil Jeske. Olney recently received approval from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to look at a …

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MSU Announces New Soccer Coach

July 28th, 2014
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… of a Fort Lewis College team which claimed a 3-0 win over Midwestern State during his senior season on 1998 in Wichita Falls, was on the bench when the Skyhawks claimed their first men’s national championship in 2005 at the MSU Soccer Field then his …

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JLUS: County Approved

July 28th, 2014
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The Wichita County Commissioners Court adopted a resolution Monday accepting and supporting the Sheppard Air Force Base Joint Land Use Study, Background Report, and Executive Summary and Strategies.

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Fighting Illiteracy

July 28th, 2014
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… projected to decrease by 11 percent by 2015, unless prevention methods are taken, according the United Way of Wichita Falls Students that are developed going into kindergarten have also sharply declined 15 percent from 2009, according to the United …

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