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[News Script: Bank robbed at Krum]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a bank robbery at the Farmers and Merchants State Bank in Krum. The lone robber made off with $1,200.
Date: March 12, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Candidates make final vote pleas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the day before election day in Texas, with candidates making final campaign stops throughout the state. Governor Allan Shivers, seeking a third term, makes a statewide radio broadcast from the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas.
Date: July 23, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: CD moves]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Southwestern Regional Office of the Federal Civil Defense Administration moving from Dallas to Denton, due to the fear that Dallas will be a critical target in the event of nuclear war.
Date: March 31, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Ex-champ now farmer, golfer]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about former golf champion Byron Nelson, who retired at the peak of his career to become a farmer.
Date: May 20, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Fishermen jam two new lakes]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two lakes, Benbrook Lake and Grapevine Lake, opening up to fishermen. Both lakes were packed with fishermen on their opening day.
Date: June 1, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Home presented to polio victim]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new home presented to a man paralyzed by polio by a local charitable organization in Denton.
Date: December 19, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Polio victim to get new home]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Charles Barker, a Denton man who was paralyzed from polio, receiving a new home for him and his family, courtesy of his friends, the Denton Optimist club, and Denton craftsmen.
Date: July 25, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Pop now in can, drinks on house]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a plant in Denton introducing a new technological innovation to the region: Soda pop in metal cans.
Date: August 17, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Railway]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a construction project to build a new railroad link between Dallas and Denton.
Date: October 20, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Santa Fe line dedication]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about groundbreaking ceremonies for the main line of the Santa Fe railroad that would lead to Dallas and Denton.
Date: December 12, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Sheriff]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Denton County Sheriff-Elect, Wylie H. Barnes, being shot in the stomach by a woman in his backyard. Barnes was critically injured but survived.
Date: July 28, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Storm]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a series of tornadoes striking towns across Texas, doing severe building damage but only killing one.
Date: March 25, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Texas news review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering major Texas news stories from the past week.
Date: August 19, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)