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Police Prepare For Drunk Drivers On NYE

Police Prepare For Drunk Drivers On NYE

We are just days from the beginning of a new decade, with it, comes plenty of celebrations that often involve drinking, and law enforcement is prepared for the uptick in crimes related to alcohol. “A lot of the calls we respond to on New Year’s Eve at the base, at the core of it is…MORE

Clay County Extends Burn Ban

Clay County Extends Burn Ban

Clay County Commissioners Court passed a vote to extend the 30-day burn ban that was put in place on Oct. 28. More information about the burn ban can be found here.MORE

Burkburnett To Revitalize Downtown

Burkburnett To Revitalize Downtown

As the city of Burkburnett Continues to grow city leaders are breathing life once again into downtown. To bring the boom back to the boomtown their plan is to revitalize downtown. To start the process, the city is asking the community to weigh in on what they want to see. Read more here about the…MORE

Crime Stoppers To Start Taking Tips For Animal Crimes

Crime Stoppers To Start Taking Tips For Animal Crimes

All across the country animal cruelty is now considered a felony, and in Wichita Falls, those crimes towards animals are now reportable to Crime Stoppers. As with other crimes, it is possible to receive a cash reward for reporting a crime against an animal. More details can be found here.MORE

Wreaths Across America Celebrated In Wichita Falls

Wreaths Across America Celebrated In Wichita Falls

The Wichita County cemetery was filled with volunteers Sunday to place decorated wreaths on the graves of fallen veterans and civilians. Volunteers of all ages came out despite the cold weather to be sure that each and every grave was honored with a wreath. More information about Wreaths Across America can be found here.MORE

WFISD Approves Plan To Help Disadvantaged Schools

WFISD Approves Plan To Help Disadvantaged Schools

The Wichita Falls ISD School Board approved a strategic plan they hope helps disadvantaged schools in the district. The plan is centered around teacher retention. Teachers that go to or stay at schools that need the most help academically will get what is essentially a bonus during the 2020-2021 school year. The schools that fall…MORE

WFISD School Board Talks Capital Improvements

WFISD School Board Talks Capital Improvements

Wichita Falls ISD has a host of capital improvements they are looking to complete. Monday night, the school board touched on how they plan to tackle them. Superintendent Michael Kuhrt said there is a list of about 40 needed improvements ranging from replacing lights to fixing driveways and upgrading HVAC systems. Read more about the…MORE

Duncan Authorities Release Details Of Monday Shooting, Identify Victims

Duncan Authorities Release Details Of Monday Shooting, Identify Victims

The Duncan Police Department has released more details about Monday’s shooting in Duncan’s Walmart parking lot. According to police, Yayo Varela Jr., 43, was inside a vehicle sitting in the parking lot as Rebecca Vescio-Varela, 31, and Aubrey Perkins, 39, came out of the Walmart and entered a nearby vehicle. Police say Varela exited his…MORE

POLICE: Three People Killed Outside Duncan, Okla. Walmart

POLICE: Three People Killed Outside Duncan, Okla. Walmart

The Duncan Police Department is beginning the investigation into what happened at the Duncan Walmart on Monday morning. Police were initially dispatched just before 10 a.m. Duncan Police Chief Danny Ford tells us that three people were killed outside the store near a vehicle. One of the people killed is the shooter. Get the complete…MORE

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