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WFISD Requests Suggestions For Next School Year

WFISD Requests Suggestions For Next School Year

As the school year comes to a close, WFISD officials are asking parents, staff members, students and Wichita Falls citizens to offer their opinions with regards to health and safety protocols and procedures for the 2021-22 school year. Officials have put together a survey and would like those who feel compelled to do so, complete the…MORE

Wichita Falls TV Tower Restored, FBI Still Investigating Vandalism

Wichita Falls TV Tower Restored, FBI Still Investigating Vandalism

A television tower in Wichita Falls is back up and running after being vandalized last December. Early on the morning of December 18, an unknown suspect cut the guy wires of the tower broadcasting KERA TV’s signal. A reward is being offered to anyone with information about this incident. Read the rest of this story…MORE

Health District Reports Two New Rabies Cases In Wichita County

Health District Reports Two New Rabies Cases In Wichita County

The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported two new rabies cases in the county on Thursday. Both new cases were from Burkburnett, where an eight-month-old calf that was sold to someone in a different county and a skunk found in downtown Burkburnett both tested positive for the virus. This brings Wichita County up to…MORE

Maplewood Avenue Expansion Nearing Completion

Maplewood Avenue Expansion Nearing Completion

The city of Wichita Falls’ Maplewood Avenue expansion is almost near completion and ready to be open for drivers. “Right now traffic to get back to McNiel from that area would have to go either all the way around on Kell or around on Call Field Road. Now you don’t have to do that with…MORE

Petrolia CISD To Begin Four-Day School Week In 2022

Petrolia CISD To Begin Four-Day School Week In 2022

Petrolia CISD students will soon head to class just four days a week instead of the traditional five. The district’s superintendent said he hopes doing so will not only help with burnout but attract and keep teachers. “We want to be family-based, family-oriented and community serviced,” he said. Read the complete story here.  MORE

Waiver For Expired Texas Driver Licenses Ended

Waiver For Expired Texas Driver Licenses Ended

The pandemic waiver for expired drivers licenses in Texas has ended and if you have an expired drivers license and get pulled over, you’ll likely be facing more than just a speeding ticket. Click here for the full story.  MORE

FBI Offering Reward For Information On Sabotaged Wichita Falls Communication Towers

FBI Offering Reward For Information On Sabotaged Wichita Falls Communication Towers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Wichita Falls Police Department are asking for help solving a case from December. The FBI is putting a reward of $5,000 up for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever was responsible for damage caused to two communications towers in Wichita Falls. Click here for more…MORE

$80,000 Raised For Veteran’s Plaza To Honor Harry Patterson

$80,000 Raised For Veteran’s Plaza To Honor Harry Patterson

Those wanting to honor the life Harry Patterson through donations can do so by helping fund a project he was very supportive of for years; a veteran’s memorial plaza at Lake Wichita. Donations are also being matched up to $200,000 thanks to longtime family friends of the Pattersons. $80,000 has been raised since donations started…MORE

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