Virginia Lou Taliaferro

… 1937, in Comanche, Okla., to Ira and Nettie (Tilley) Riddles. She married Robert Taliaferro Nov. 25, 1952, in Wichita Falls. Virginia was an avid reader, a New England Patriots fan and a Texas Rangers fan with her favorite player being Pudge …

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Holding down the fort

… in Denton at the University of North Texas, but it wasn’t until he attended Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls that he earned his bachelor’s degree in 2010, and then got his master’s degree in history at MSU in 2012. Prior to becoming …

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Newsies’ director credits heart, music and idealism for show’s success

The runaway success of Newsies , which was nominated for eight Tony Awards in 2012, won two and ran 21/2 years, surprised everyone, including its director, Jeff Calhoun. The plan when he attended the final reading of the show about the newsboys strike of 1899 was to ready the musical adaptation of Disney’s 1992 live-action movie for a 12-week Broadway run that delivered a version that could be licensed by schools.

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Rain tops off lakes

… according to data provided by the Army Corps of Engineers. The drought was being felt all across Texas – in Wichita Falls, for instance, lake levels dropped to 20 percent capacity. After a week of downpours in North Texas, Army Corps of Engineers …

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Cloud Seeding Zone Breakdown

… has their own goal they are trying to reach, so they could be cloud seeding for different reasons. For the Wichita Falls project, the goal is on Lake Arrowhead and Lake Kickapoo watersheds. “That’s where we really want rain to fall primarily,” Gary …

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