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Twin Brothers Reunited 74 Years After WWII Death At Normandy

Twin Brothers Reunited 74 Years After WWII Death At Normandy

For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred. On Tuesday, the soldier would have his identity recovered – and be reunited with his twin brother in Normandy, where the two Navy men died together when their ship shattered on an underwater…MORE

Tuesday Is Juneteenth; Here’s Why It’s Important

Tuesday Is Juneteenth; Here’s Why It’s Important

June 19 may seem like just another Tuesday to you, but 153 years ago, it was a reason to rejoice for an entire race of people. On June 19, 1865, Juneteenth was born. It’s the day the United States, still fractured from the Civil War, liberated the last of the slaves and put the inhumane…MORE

WFISD Memorial Stadium Improvements Coming Soon

WFISD Memorial Stadium Improvements Coming Soon

WFISD board members discussed making some improvements to Memorial Stadium at Monday night’s school board meeting. Superintendent Michael Kuhrt said it is an old facility and they are having some problems with the concrete weakening. Find details about the district’s plan for improvements to Memorial Stadium by clicking here.    MORE

Compulsive Video-Game Playing Could Be Mental Health Problem

Compulsive Video-Game Playing Could Be Mental Health Problem

Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing. More details about gaming disorder and how to know if your child is having a mental health problem due to gaming…MORE

Delivery Service Partners With Non-Profit To Feed Pets

Delivery Service Partners With Non-Profit To Feed Pets

UPS in Wichita Falls has teamed up with P.E.T.S Low-Cost Spay and Neuter to make sure no animal goes hungry. “We’re taking dog treats, dog food, and cat food,” said UPS manager, Brent Mason.  “Anything like that we will take.” Throughout the month of June, drivers are picking up donations that will be delivered to…MORE

Texomans Find Ways To Conserve Water Years After Drought

Texomans Find Ways To Conserve Water Years After Drought

Engineer and Iowa Park farmer Joe Orender has come up with a couple of creative ways to conserve water. He takes condensed water from his air conditioner and sends it to a bucket where he collects it and uses it for his garden and uses it to keep his chickens hydrated. He first came up…MORE

Animal Services Overflowing With Cats And Kittens

Animal Services Overflowing With Cats And Kittens

Wichita Falls Animal Services is in great need of your help. Right now, there are more than 20 cats at their facility in need of a home. Cats are being brought into Animal Services every day, and the shelter is losing the room, so they want more people to adopt a cat or kitten. To help…MORE

Wichita County WIC Office To Close For A Week In July

Wichita County WIC Office To Close For A Week In July

The WIC office in Wichita Falls is going to be closed for six days in July for training on a new automated system. From Friday, July 6 to Friday, July 13 the WIC office will be moving participant information from the old computer system to a new automated system and training its employees on how…MORE

Some Downtown Wichita Falls Murals Being Removed

Some Downtown Wichita Falls Murals Being Removed

Several murals are being removed from buildings in downtown Wichita Falls which has many people asking why. It’s because of restrictions put in place to preserve the central business district’s oldest buildings. Manager of 9th Street Studios Stephen Taylor loves all the murals that have been popping up in the area. “It is a big blank…MORE

Protecting Your Pets In Summer Heat

Protecting Your Pets In Summer Heat

With temperatures climbing into the triple digits, local animal advocates want people to remember their pets outside. “Anything in the heat is not good for somebody wearing a fur coat,” said Leslie Harrelson, executive director of P.E.T.S Low-Cost Spay and Neuter Clinic. Click here for tips on protecting your pets in the summer heat.  MORE

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