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Touring Wichita Falls History
Downtown celebration with soldiers returning from World War I - 1918 (Armistice Day). Photo from the Lester Jones Collection -Wichita Falls Museum of Art.
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Virtual Tour Of Historic Wichita Falls

  (click play and hear how Wichita Falls began)

A Short History of Wichita Falls
In the 1800s, the Wichita Falls, Texas area was home to the Wichita Indians. A small waterfall near their village is thought to be the origin of the city's name. A life-sized sculpture by local

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12. A.-Zundelowitz-House-Original-townsite
12. A.-Zundelowitz House - 1104 Austin: This is a two-story brick home built in 1914 by Albert Zundelowitz, a well-known Jewish merchant, for $15,000. A Wichita Falls junior high school was later named in his honor as City leaders found themselves short on funds during construction and Mr. Zundelowitz provided needed monies for project completion. This house combines the elements of the popular Prairie and Four Square architectural styles.
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City’s Original Townsite Neighborhood

5th - 6th Street to 15th Street & Ohio/Indiana - Grace Street

The original townsite generally consists of both the 'original' commercial hub and residential development dating back to the late 1800s/early 1900s.

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Interior And Energy Departments Hold Meeting On Oil/Gas Drilling Accidents
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Gas At $3.50-Is It Hurting You Yet?

On Tuesday I asked if you're going to be a citizen or a subject of this nation.  We're still citizens, for now.  But as our economy continues to stagger along, as more and more people find themselves struggling financially, they cry for leadership will grow ever louder

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Snow Cam
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LIVE! Snow Cam: Wichita Falls Snowpocalypse 2011

See the snow accumulation from our LIVE! Snow Cam broadcasting from our Studios in the Fidelity Bank Building at Kemp & Kell. Forecasts are calling for 6-10 inches of the white stuff.
Here we go again.

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(Photo by Tom Dahlin/Getty Images)
(Photo by Tom Dahlin/Getty Images)
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City Issues Update on Weather Impact

The following is a press release from Barry Levy, Communication Specialist for the City of Wichita Falls:

City Weather Response Morning Update

-***IMPORTANT****The rolling blackouts initiated by ENCOR are cutting power to various traffic signals in the City

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courtesy, city of Wichita Falls, Texas
courtesy, city of Wichita Falls, Texas
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City Of Wichita Falls Issues Press Release on Winter Weather Impact

City Offices Closed-Bus Service Cancelled

Wichita Falls City Manager Darron Leiker has called for the closure of City offices for non-essential employees for tomorrow, Tuesday, February 1, 2011

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Snow Tree
(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
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Winter Weather To Whack Wichita

A rough patch of wintry weather is expected to hit Texoma tonight and into tomorrow. hazardous driving conditions are imminent. TRN reports that Daryl Williams, forecaster with the National Weather Service in Norman, Okla., said:

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City Of Wichita Falls New Website
New City of Wichita Falls Website
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City Of Wichita Falls Unveils New Website

We are not the only ones flexing our web muscles... The City of Wichita Falls has created a strong web presence with the launch of their new website, which was unveiled on Monday as part of the recent "Pride In The Falls" Campaign.  

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