Category Archives: Local News

IDEA WF Announces Award Winners

IDEA WF Announces Award Winners

The winners of the IDEA WF awards are Wichita Valley Pet Cremation, Horseshoe Bend Cellars Vineyard & Winery and Endunamoo Strength & Conditioning. Each winner started off with an idea in hopes of winning the annual competition that supports entrepreneurs looking to grow and develop their businesses. More about the IDEA WF Awards can be found hereMORE

Thornberry Addresses Retirement, More In Wichita Falls

Thornberry Addresses Retirement, More In Wichita Falls

After announcing his retirement from office in 2021, the first question from many to Representative Mac Thornberry is why. He said it’s a combination of his age and terms. He’s been able to get a lot accomplished in 25 years of service, and won’t be able to serve on the armed services committee as chairman…MORE

WFISD Updated Tax Rate Passes Unanimously

WFISD Updated Tax Rate Passes Unanimously

WFISD pushed the time to the limit by moving the vote on the tax rate to it’s deadline date, Monday September 30. Read more about the new tax rate here.MORE

Wichita Falls Community Reacts To Congressman Thornberry’s Announcement

Wichita Falls Community Reacts To Congressman Thornberry’s Announcement

Wichita Falls’ community leaders were surprised that Congressman Mac Thornberry announced today that he will not be seeking reelection in 2020. But after 25 years in office, former mayor Glenn Barham can understand why the former Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee says it is time for a change. “I understand why he’s doing…MORE

WFISD: Board Meeting Ends Without Budget

WFISD: Board Meeting Ends Without Budget

With a deadline quickly approaching, the Wichita Falls ISD school board is waiting for Monday to decide on a budget for next year. The delay comes from language in Texas house bill 3 that says any tax ratification election, which WFISD held in June, needed to be written in the district’s strategic plan. Superintendent Michael…MORE

Number Of School Threats Increase In Texoma

Number Of School Threats Increase In Texoma

School threats are on the rise across the nation. Kirk Wolfe has been a juvenile probation officer since the ‘80s. Back then he used to deal with kids in gangs. “When you’re dealing with a kid that’s involved in gang activity you knew it. You could see it on their outward appearance,” he said. But…MORE

Kiwanis Club Makes Annual Donation To WF Parks Department

Kiwanis Club Makes Annual Donation To WF Parks Department

University Kiwanis Club in Wichita Falls donated $5,000 to the city on Thursday, Sept. 26. Every year the concession stand brings in the money needed for the annual donation and every year they ask the parks department for a specific goal to be met. This year, Kiwanis Club is asking the Parks Department to revamp the…MORE

Clear Bag Policy Goes Into Effect At MSU Texas Home Opener

Clear Bag Policy Goes Into Effect At MSU Texas Home Opener

Before MSU fans could begin tailgating outside Memorial Stadium, some had to make a few changes. Their typical purses and tote bags were ditched for clear bags, part of MSU Athletic’s new policy for all of their games. Read about the new policy and find out what is/isn’t allowed by clicking here.MORE

Nocona General Hospital Unveils Newly Renovated Facility

Nocona General Hospital Unveils Newly Renovated Facility

It’s a new era for Nocona General Hospital. They recently reached their goal of bringing the hospital out of the 70s and into the 21-st century. The whole process took two years and accumulated a total cost of $3.6 million. Get more information about the hospital’s renovations here.  MORE

Wichita Falls Red Cross Van Robbed While Assisting In Houston

Wichita Falls Red Cross Van Robbed While Assisting In Houston

Residents in South Texas are suffering from severe flooding due to Hurricane Imelda, causing multiple people to lose their homes and possessions. While down in Houston, helping those affected by the flooding, the Wichita Falls’ chapter of the Red Cross was robbed. Read more about the robbery here.MORE

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