Thick smoke from flaming mesquite trees drops a curtain across U.S. 62 at Northwest 267th Street Monday afternoon. Fire crews worked into the evening attempting to contain the quick-burning fire that began shortly before 3:30 p.m. near Northwest 267th and Rogers Lane.
What began as a small fire found Monday afternoon's conditions right and took off, burning around 500 acres of wildland between Indiahoma and Cache and causing the closure of U.S. 62 for a short while.
New playground equipment planned for Centennial Park in Duncan should be in place by spring and will feature plenty of attractions for all, including kids with disabilities
It was all work and no play Monday at the site of one of Duncan's premier attractions for kids.
Water formerly treated effluent from a wastewater plant streams into a crystal clear lagoon on the grounds of the Cypress Water Plant in Wichita Falls, Texas. The treated effluent is subjected to multiple filtering processes before it reaches the lagoon, where it will be held until it mixed with raw lake water and subjected to the plant's traditional water treatment process.
Severe drought forced the City of Wichita Falls to take a step so drastic it is drawing the eyes of the country and world.
 Former Stephens County resident Mike Aguirre will be showcasing his Kachina doll carvings artwork through March at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center. There will be a free come-and-go reception for Aguirre from 3-6 p.m. Thursday at the center.
DUNCAN  The first visiting artist of the year, Mike Aguirre, has brought his Kachina doll creations to the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center. A reception of Aguirre is scheduled from 3-6 p.m. Thursday at the center. Admission is free.
Oscar hopes for "Birdman" got an enormous updraft over the weekend with big wins from the acting and producing guilds, possibly sending the comedy soaring over the perceived Academy Awards front-runner "Boyhood."
With no more regular-season tournaments left, the Lawton basketball teams can turn their attention toward finishing the season strong to try and improve their seeds for the playoffs.
Thick smoke from flaming mesquite trees drops a curtain across U.S. 62 at Northwest 267th Street Monday afternoon. Fire crews worked into the evening attempting to contain the quick-burning fire that began shortly before 3:30 p.m. near Northwest 267th and Rogers Lane.
New playground equipment planned for Centennial Park in Duncan should be in place by spring and will feature plenty of attractions for all, including kids with disabilities
Water formerly treated effluent from a wastewater plant streams into a crystal clear lagoon on the grounds of the Cypress Water Plant in Wichita Falls, Texas. The treated effluent is subjected to multiple filtering processes before it reaches the lagoon, where it will be held until it mixed with raw lake water and subjected to the plant's traditional water treatment process.
 Former Stephens County resident Mike Aguirre will be showcasing his Kachina doll carvings artwork through March at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center. There will be a free come-and-go reception for Aguirre from 3-6 p.m. Thursday at the center.

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