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Torin Halsey

Oct 17, 2021

“There’s essentially three parts to my photography career, other than my photojournalism career. The second part is, is my photography business, I’ve owned a photography services business called Photos by Torin since 1984. Shortly after I started here at the newspaper and over the years I’ve done hundreds and hundreds of weddings and family portraits…

Rheagan Ortega

Oct 10, 2021

“I’m a big supporter of being outside, being barefoot. Every day, unless I mean obviously you know you can’t do it every day, but getting out, touching the earth, and just kind of saying a silent prayer of gratitude. You know, to be able to do that, to be able to like connect to Mother…

Eddie Mandela

Oct 3, 2021

“Oh, she’s my biggest fan. We met at a car show. If it wasn’t for my wife, my trailer business wouldn’t survive because I can’t make change, press and fold the shirts or go out and look for people that have their shirts done. They already paid, somebody needs to go and give it to…

Jessica Wood

Sep 26, 2021

“My mom was goofy and funny. She was the funny one out of her friend group. There was one story from the church ladies, my mom and her church friends, they all went to some fancy restaurant for a ladies night or whatever. And she had brought hillbilly teeth to order her food with, like…

Katie Britt

Sep 19, 2021

“Since I was five years old, a little girl, I remember sitting around at home and my mother kept all these little drawings that I did on I always did, I always did them on little note cards. They would just always be little people.  My mom had asked me what I wanted to be…

Andy Lee

Sep 12, 2021

“My uncle was an architect in Dallas and we got involved with a lot of projects in Austin. When he was responsible for working with Trammell Crowe, did a number of the hotels and everything we needed. So I watched a lot of that. So when it came down to get an architect for this…

Downtown Living Room – Texoma Gives 2021

Sep 8, 2021

For Texoma Gives this year Downtown Wichita Falls Development is encouraging citizens to help us make Wichita Falls’ “community living room” a more welcoming and engaging place. Downtown Wichita Falls is the heart of our city and we are working hard to create a place that people want to be. Whether it is for entertainment, dining, or…

Lelani Lei

Sep 5, 2021

“Basically all my 20s I didn’t live here, I moved to North Carolina, I lived in Las Vegas, I lived in Alaska, I did a lot of back and forth, lived down in the DFW area for a little while. Every time I came home, I always had a good time. I could come out…

Ronny Berry, Iron Horse Pub

Aug 29, 2021

“I remember, I was probably about 10 years old, and my birthday is in October, the 26th, that’s close to Halloween. So she would load all of my friends up in the van and would go to haunted houses and stuff like that.. I don’t know if I should say this. One of my friends…

Jeff Marion, Digital Deviance

Aug 22, 2021

“That was my whole thing, I did a lot of video production. When I moved back none of them were digital. I know how to edit on Beta. I was working for Design Works because they didn’t have a camera. I was the only person in town with a digital camera. Three chip digital, like…