Wichita Falls, Texas

What is Wichita Falls, Texas known for?


providing free

cities such as Wichita Falls (Wichita Falls, Texas), Childress (Childress, Texas), and Amarillo (Amarillo, Texas). In addition, the railroad actively promoted settlement of the rural areas it served, providing free seeds, trees, and tree seedlings to farmers and ranchers to promote cotton and wheat growing as well as erosion prevention. North American


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state highways in the United States longest state highway in Texas at almost 542 miles, but is only the 9th longest highway overall in the state September 12, CW Plus programming moved to KYUU-LP and a subchannel of KBOI-TV.

Business Report date June 13, 2011 The last CW program to air on KNIN was ''America's Next Top Model''. KNIN's first Fox program was a repeat of ''Bones (Bones (TV series))''. Besides this television station sharing the same call sign with KNIN-FM 92.9 in Wichita Falls, Texas, there is no relation between the two. KNIN-DT2 now carries the Live Well Network. Previous routes 50px Historic SH 22 left (Image:Old Texas 22.svg) '''SH 22''' was one of the 26


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along with Sheppard Air Force Base during the afternoon of April 3, 1964 leaving 7 dead, more than 100 injured and causing roughly $15 million in property damage with approximately 225 homes destroyed and another 250 damaged. It was rated an F5, the highest rating on the Fujita Scale, but it is overshadowed by the 1979 tornado.


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of affairs of our profession." Personal Mullane was born September 10, 1945, in Wichita Falls, Texas, but considers Albuquerque, New Mexico, to be his hometown. He was a Second Class Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated from St. Pius X


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independent liberal arts college in Texas offering both bachelor's and master's degrees (Academic degree). A local branch of nearby Vernon College offers two-year degrees, certificate programs, and workforce development programs, and also Wayland Baptist University,offering both bachelor's and master's degrees, whose main branch is located in Plainview, Texas. Public primary and secondary education (Public education) is covered by the Wichita Falls Independent School District


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birth_date birth_place Wichita Falls, Texas, United States genre Big band, traditional pop (Traditional pop music) Biography Cherry was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. He started as a big band singer in the orchestras of Jan Garber and Victor Young. In 1951 he recorded his first solo hits, "Thinking of You (Thinking of You (1927 song))" and "Belle, Belle, My Liberty Belle". In 1955 came his biggest hit


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, "Band of Gold (Band of Gold (1955 song))", which reached #5 on the ''Billboard (Billboard (magazine))'' chart (Record chart). It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc (music recording sales certification).


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state line. Past that point, it is generally considered the main stem of the Red River. Near Elmer, Oklahoma, the North Fork (North Fork Red River) finally joins, and the river proceeds to follow a winding course east through one of the most arid parts of the Great Plains, receiving the Wichita River from the right as it passes the city of Wichita Falls (Wichita Falls, Texas). Near Denison (Denison, Texas) the river exits the eastern end of Lake Texoma, a reservoir formed


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became the first Republican (Republican Party (United States)) senator from Texas since Reconstruction (Reconstruction era in the United States). In 1949, he moved to Dallas to take graduate courses at Southern Methodist University and to work part time as an insurance agent. He left SMU in 1951 and entered academia as an assistant professor at Midwestern University (now Midwestern State University) in Wichita Falls (Wichita Falls, Texas). In 1952 and 1953, he pursued graduate coursework at the London School of Economics and conducted field research on the organization of the Conservative Party of the United Kingdom (Conservative Party (UK)). His research was presented in his thesis, ''The Conservative Worker in Britain''. He received his Master of Arts (Master of Arts (postgraduate)) degree from SMU in 1953. While a professor at Midwestern University, Tower met Lou Bullington, whom he married in 1952. A California native, Lou was the organist at the Towers' church. She was five years his senior. One of her cousins, Orville Bullington, was the unsuccessful Republican gubernatorial nominee in 1932 against former Governor Miriam Ferguson and a leader of the Robert A. Taft forces in Texas in 1952. Orville Bullington was also an uncle by marriage of the Midland (Midland, Texas) Republican figure Frank Kell Cahoon, a Wichita Falls native who was the only Republican in the Texas House of Representatives in the 1965 legislative session. '''Khari Ahmad Long''' (born May 23, 1982, in Wichita Falls, Texas) is a professional American and Canadian football (Gridiron football) defensive end for the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League (United Football League (2009-)). He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Baylor (Baylor Bears football). KMKI originally had its start in Wichita Falls, Texas, as '''KWFT'''. KWFT radio existed from 1939 to 1994 on an AM frequency of 620 kilohertz. It was the first radio station to continuously operate in the city and was a regional channel that could be heard across a large geographical area of Texas and Oklahoma, as well as some bordering states during the daytime. The station was a CBS affiliate. Officials from nearby Air Force (w:United States Air Force) bases — Dyess Air Force Base (w:Dyess Air Force Base) in Abilene (w:Abilene, Texas) and Sheppard Air Force Base (w:Sheppard Air Force Base) in Wichita Falls (w:Wichita Falls, Texas) — say none of their aircraft were in the area the night of the sightings. However, Major Karl Lewis, a spokesman for the 301st Fighter Wing (w:301st Fighter Wing) at the Joint Reserve Base Naval Air Station (w:Joint Reserve Base Naval Air Station) in Fort Worth (w:Fort Worth, Texas), believes the object was an illusion caused by airplane lights.


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symphonies, many chamber music compositions, and two operas. The '''Wichita, Tillman and Jackson Railway''' is a shortline railroad subsidiary of the Rio Grande Pacific Corporation that operates two disconnected lines in Oklahoma and Texas, mostly owned by the state of Oklahoma. The line for which it is named extends from Wichita Falls, Texas to Altus, Oklahoma, through Wichita (Wichita County, Texas), Tillman County, Oklahoma

Wichita Falls, Texas

'''Wichita Falls''' is a city in and the county seat of Wichita County (Wichita County, Texas), Texas, United States. Wichita Falls is the principal city of the Wichita Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area (Wichita Falls metropolitan area), which encompasses all of Archer (Archer County, Texas), Clay (Clay County, Texas) and Wichita counties. According to the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the city had a population of 104,553 making it the twenty-ninth most populous (List of cities in Texas by population) city in the state of Texas. In addition to Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls is also home to the Newby-McMahon Building, constructed downtown in 1919 and since known as the "world's littlest skyscraper".

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