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Wichita County Officials Want You To Complete Broadband Access Survey

Wichita County Officials Want You To Complete Broadband Access Survey

The Wichita County Broadband Committee is asking residents, businesses and other organizations to take a survey about internet access and use. The survey has to do with the project expanding upon and determining the need for broadband services in Wichita County.  Click here for more information and to complete the survey.MORE

TxDOT Reminding Drivers To Use Caution Near US82 Construction Project

TxDOT Reminding Drivers To Use Caution Near US82 Construction Project

Texas Department of Transportation officials are urging drivers to use caution as the US 82 highway expansion project between Nocona and Ringgold gets even busier. TxDOT is urging people to avoid distractions while driving in the area. Trucks will be moving between the new and already existing lanes of US 82 at a slower pace…MORE

WFISD Board Discusses Potential School Closures, Attendance Zones

WFISD Board Discusses Potential School Closures, Attendance Zones

The Wichita Falls ISD Board met in a special session Friday to discuss attendance zones for the new high schools and the possibility of consolidating resources within the district — which could mean closing other schools in the future. A drop in enrollment over the last two years has decreased the amount of funding WFISD…MORE

Wichita Falls Pioneer, Arthur Bea Williams, To Be Laid To Rest December 4

Wichita Falls Pioneer, Arthur Bea Williams, To Be Laid To Rest December 4

Arthur Bea Williams served as Wichita Falls’ first Black city councilor, first Black female Judge and Justice of the Peace in Wichita County. Williams passed away November 19 at the age of 88. She is respected as one who paved the way for many while also breaking down racial barriers. Barry Macha, general counsel president…MORE

Taft Widening Project Phase 1B Will Soon Impact Homeowners

Taft Widening Project Phase 1B Will Soon Impact Homeowners

Homeowners are reacting to the next phase of an 18-month project to widen Taft Boulevard. It’s set to start next week. A set of homes nestled at the very end of Taft and right before you get on Kemp have already been dealing with the removal of the existing road to make way for that…MORE

Adoption Fees Waived At Animal Services

Adoption Fees Waived At Animal Services

City of Wichita Falls Animal Services Center is waiving pet adoption fees through December 11. All adoption guidelines still apply. Click here for more information.MORE

Wichita Falls ISD Addresses Viral TikTok Trend

Wichita Falls ISD Addresses Viral TikTok Trend

Wichita Falls ISD is feeling the effects of a viral TikTok trend. WFISD Superintendent Michael Kuhrt addressed the trend Monday in a letter posted to the school district’s Facebook page. One of the latest national TikTok trends is a challenge involving students sharing videos of damage done to school property. Read here to find out…MORE

Wichita Falls ISD Board Takes No Action On Choosing New Mascots, Colors

Wichita Falls ISD Board Takes No Action On Choosing New Mascots, Colors

The Wichita Falls ISD board has decided to take no action on choosing the mascots and colors for their two new high schools. Instead, the board has sent the list back to the naming committee for review. School board members raised concerns over some of the suggested names, as did community members who spoke during…MORE

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