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New, Unique Local Businesses Opening In Wichita Falls

New, Unique Local Businesses Opening In Wichita Falls

Marcus McGee, also known by his stage name DJ Maniac, is turning his childhood dream into a reality in the form of an arcade decked with video games, and a bar with a certain tasty breakfast treat. “I always dreamed about wanting to have my own mansion with an arcade in it and just eat…MORE

BBB Warns Of Utility Imposter Scam

BBB Warns Of Utility Imposter Scam

The Better Business Bureau is seeing an increase in reports of a utility scam that is targeting local businesses. Scammers are impersonating Oncor Electric Delivery representatives and are threatening business owners with deactivation of service unless they are paid immediately. More details about the scam and how to protect yourself can be found here.MORE

WF Fire Chief Says Department Has Battled Fewer Fires This Year

WF Fire Chief Says Department Has Battled Fewer Fires This Year

The Wichita Falls fire department had a busy weekend putting out fires all over town. This past weekend alone there were two structure fires. One structure fire was caused more than $100,000 worth of damages and another that took the life of a 58-year-old woman. Read more about the fire department’s busy weekend here.MORE

St. Patrick’s Day Festival in Wichita Falls a big hit

St. Patrick’s Day Festival in Wichita Falls a big hit

Downtown Wichita Falls Development officials believe this weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day festival was a big hit. The festival began at 2pm Saturday with plenty of food, drinks, bands, and games for the whole family. “We are just absolutely blown away. It was a beautiful weekend down here. We couldn’t have ordered better weather if we…MORE

Apprenticeship Helps Fight Electrician Shortage

Apprenticeship Helps Fight Electrician Shortage

Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical workers confirmed there is a shortage of electrical workers, but they hope their program can be a solution. Manager of the Wichita Falls Chapter of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Justin Boone says a large part of the Electrician shortage is technology and a lack of exposure…MORE

City Officials Hope Internships Will Keep Grads Around

City Officials Hope Internships Will Keep Grads Around

For more than a year, the City of Wichita Falls has been making strides in their strategic plan. Part of the plan is keeping college graduates in the city. Issac Nunez is from McKinney, TX. He’s studying at Midwestern State University-Texas and majoring in International Marketing. Though he’s only been in Wichita Falls for three…MORE

Burkburnett ISD Hosts Teen Suicide Prevention Training For Parents

Burkburnett ISD Hosts Teen Suicide Prevention Training For Parents

Suicide is the third leading cause of death for people ages 10 to 24. Burkburnett ISD held a training session for parents Wednesday night about how to make teens feel safe in a time of crisis, not just in the walls of their schools but also at home. More details about the training can be…MORE

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

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