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Sheppard AFB To Address Rising Number Of Suicides

Sheppard AFB To Address Rising Number Of Suicides

Over the next few weeks, the Air Force will stop some of its operations to tackle the personal struggles faced by many airmen. The Air Force has the highest suicide rate of all branches. In fact, there have been 30 more suicides reported this year across the Air Force than at this time last year.…MORE

BBB Back To School Safety Tips

The BBB of North Texas has some safety tips for parents and kids as they get ready to go back to school. Click here to learn more.MORE

MSU Approves Renaming Of The Soon To Open Simulation Center

MSU Approves Renaming Of The Soon To Open Simulation Center

The Wilson School of Nursing and the Department of Respiratory Care will be given access to top notch simulation through a corporate sponsorship between MSU Texas and B-Line Medical LLC. The sponsorship, approved in May, will provide realistic ways to perform and record scenarios in Centennial Hall. Read more about MSU’s new simulation center here.MORE

Businesses Flocking To Downtown Wichita Falls

Businesses Flocking To Downtown Wichita Falls

In the past 12 months, 12 businesses opened or expanded in the heart of Wichita Falls. Downtown is the place to be if you’re looking to open up shop, new restaurants and apartments are coming this year and officials with Downtown Wichita Falls Development say more are on the way. One of the new restaurants,…MORE

All Contractor Bids To Connect Loop 11 To Lucy Park Rejected

All Contractor Bids To Connect Loop 11 To Lucy Park Rejected

It’s been over three years since the city was first opened up the bidding process for contractors to finish the hike and bike trail in Wichita Falls. Since then enough has changed that all of those bids received have been rejected. “You don’t see a motion to reject very often,” said Wichita Falls’ mayor Stephen…MORE

Henrietta VFD Fights Multiple Grass Fires In Triple Digit Heat

Henrietta VFD Fights Multiple Grass Fires In Triple Digit Heat

Henrietta Volunteer Fire Department is feeling the heat in more ways than one this summer. They have had to put out several grass fires this week alone. They fought one today on Highway 79 and Evans Road. Tuesday the fire department was busy putting out multiple grass fires including some in Montague County. It is…MORE

WFPD Hosting Active Shooter Training

WFPD Hosting Active Shooter Training

Following two recent massacres, The Wichita Falls Police department is teaching people how to be prepared. “When panic takes over, you know, we don’t tend to think straight,” Officer Jeff Hughes of the WFPD said. More information on the active shooter course can be found here.MORE

WFISD Improves Campus Security Ahead Of School Year

WFISD Improves Campus Security Ahead Of School Year

As parents get ready to send their kids back to school, they want to know their kids are safe. The Wichita Falls ISD is adding to their security systems this year. Since 2015, the WFISD has been working to improve the safety and security of their schools., starting by revamping how and where people enter…MORE

High Speed Chase Protocols

High Speed Chase Protocols

With two dangerous high-speed police chases within two days, in Wichita Falls the Police Department says safety protocols regarding high-pursuit chases prioritize public safety. WFPD say they consider many things when pursuing suspects like time of day, road conditions, and if they already know the driver when out on these pursuits. Read more here about…MORE

BBB Warning About Electricity Scams

BBB Warning About Electricity Scams

The BBB has received several reports of door to door solicitors selling electricity in Texoma. Before you agree to anything or allow someone to see your electric bill, the BBB has several suggestions. Click here for more information.MORE

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