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Vernon PD First In Texas To Implement Weapon Mounted Cameras

Vernon PD First In Texas To Implement Weapon Mounted Cameras

The Vernon Police Department became the first Texas police department to implement the use of weapon mounted cameras on Tuesday. Vernon Police first tested Viridian weapon mounted cameras last November and used them for three months before the official implementation. Read more about the new weapon mounted cameras here.MORE

Asphalt Rehab Project Covering More Streets Than Ever

Asphalt Rehab Project Covering More Streets Than Ever

Today city council awarded a contract for $6,639,574.80 for the Asphalt Rehabilitation Project. This year the the city will be improving more streets than ever which officials say were carefully chosen all around the city. Click here to find out which streets will be included in the project.  MORE

MPEC Digging Out Of Financial Hole

MPEC Digging Out Of Financial Hole

Wichita Falls Multi-purpose center is in the red. There are a number of factors that contribute to the financial trouble but MPEC Manager blames a large part on the most recent failed hockey team. He adds they are working hard to turn things around. Get the complete story here.MORE

The Daytripper Is Coming To Wichita Falls!

The Daytripper Is Coming To Wichita Falls!

The Daytripper is coming to Wichita Falls! The city won a contest to be featured on the popular television show after the community came through and voted online. In just two weeks, Wichita Falls was able to get over 18,000 votes. More details about Wichita Falls’ win can be found here.MORE

MSU Student Government Association Proposes Campus Safety Fee

MSU Student Government Association Proposes Campus Safety Fee

Midwestern State University Student Government Association proposed a campus safety fee to replace the parking pass. As of now, only students with cars pay $110 to park their vehicles on campus. The proposed fee would remove it with a tuition increase $50 for a full-long semester and $25 for a summer semester for all students.…MORE

Cyclists Voice Concern Over Roadside Rumble Strips

Cyclists Voice Concern Over Roadside Rumble Strips

Rumble strips alert drivers when they veer off the road or into oncoming traffic. It is a safety measure. TxDot’s Public Information officer Adele Lewis said they are especially necessary on roads like FM 171. “This is a rural road, and in the state of Texas, 58% of lane departure or road departure wrecks ending…MORE

WFISD Food Truck Serves Lunch At Local Businesses

WFISD Food Truck Serves Lunch At Local Businesses

For many Wichitans, a bite of a western burger brings back the good ol’ days in the school cafeteria line. Therefore, the Wichita Falls ISD food truck is now rolling up to local businesses to satisfy the craving. The Executive Chef for WFISD, Chartwells, Carrie Richardson said the community asked for western burgers, so now…MORE

Design, Estimated Cost Presented To Committee For Lake Wichita Project

Design, Estimated Cost Presented To Committee For Lake Wichita Project

Tuesday morning was a big day for members of the Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee. “The committee is enthusiastic,” said Interim Chair of the Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee, Penny Miller. “This is what we want and what we think is best for the community in terms of getting good use from the lake.” In January, the…MORE

Design, Estimated Cost Presented To Committee For Lake Wichita Project

Design, Estimated Cost Presented To Committee For Lake Wichita Project

Tuesday morning was a big day for members of the Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee. “The committee is enthusiastic,” said Interim Chair of the Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee, Penny Miller. “This is what we want and what we think is best for the community in terms of getting good use from the lake.” In January, the…MORE

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