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Henrietta VFD: Help Us Help You

Henrietta VFD: Help Us Help You

The Henrietta Volunteer Fire Department is asking for the community’s help to build a new building to house their newest piece of equipment. The Henrietta VFD is expanding with the growing community, so when they got a chance to purchase a ladder truck, they jumped on it. However, they have one little problem: the size of the…MORE

9/11 Leaves Lasting Impression On Wichita Falls Residents

9/11 Leaves Lasting Impression On Wichita Falls Residents

“I just remember the teacher stopped and wheeled in a TV and showed us everything that happened,” Ashlee Wolf said. it was a day that changed how Americans looked at terrorism. Find out here the impact 9/11 had on several Wichita Falls residents.MORE

Animal Ordinance Feedback Deadline Thursday

Animal Ordinance Feedback Deadline Thursday

Through stakeholder meetings and public comment, the City of Wichita Falls Animal Ordinance has been revised in a draft. These include definitions of defining what a foster home is, what constitutes a rescue group, marking feral cats and more. Read the revisions here and submit your feedback by completing the feedback form.MORE

WFISD Approves Waivers For Class Size And Dual Credit

WFISD Approves Waivers For Class Size And Dual Credit

Wichita Falls ISD held a special session Tuesday afternoon, and a couple of waivers were on the agenda to keep the district in line with state requirements. Waivers are required for some classes in which the student/teacher ratio is not in line with the state requirement. Waivers are also needed for dual credit students. More…MORE

Altus Public Schools Now Offering Virtual Classroom Option

Altus Public Schools Now Offering Virtual Classroom Option

Altus Public Schools is now giving students an opportunity to take classes online. The Altus Public Virtual School is a new program which gives students the option of taking classes in a traditional setting, online or combining the two into a unique experience. The program allows students to take classes online and also participate in…MORE

Hospice Of Wichita Falls Volunteer Training Later This Month

Hospice Of Wichita Falls Volunteer Training Later This Month

Hospice of Wichita Falls is looking for volunteers for many different facets of the organization. They will be having training sessions for volunteers starting later in September. The training sessions will be between September 26 and October 24 each Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All training sessions will be held at Hospice of…MORE

Clear Bag Policy Change To MSU Football Games

Clear Bag Policy Change To MSU Football Games

Midwestern State University recently announced some changes to the policy on sizes and types of bag that will be allowed inside Memorial Stadium for MSU Football games. Starting on September 21, only bags that are clear and are not larger than 12″ long by 12″ high by 6″ wide, one-gallon clear plastic freezer bags, and small clutch…MORE

MSU Texas Gives A Peak Inside New Centennial Hall

MSU Texas Gives A Peak Inside New Centennial Hall

Students are excited to finally begin learning inside of Midwestern State University’s newest building Centennial Hall. The facility is decked out with the newest technology for students in the health sciences and human services fields. Midwestern State University hopes the Centennial Hall can help students hit the ground running when they graduate. Check out video…MORE

Meals On Wheels Needs Volunteers

Meals On Wheels Needs Volunteers

THE Kitchen – Meals on Wheels is in need of more volunteers to help deliver meals to seniors. The need comes from school starting again and volunteers are specifically needed for Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Find out how you can help by clicking here.MORE

New Texas Law Classifies 911 Dispatchers As First Responders

New Texas Law Classifies 911 Dispatchers As First Responders

The first person you talk to during an emergency is now being classified as a first responder. “I think it’s been a long time coming,” said Lisette Renfroe, a Wichita Falls public safety dispatcher. “We’re the first ones there, without physically being there.” Read more about the new law here and what it means for…MORE

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