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Wichita Falls Landfill Prepares For Free Compost Day

Wichita Falls Landfill Prepares For Free Compost Day

The compost program at the Wichita Falls Landfill has been going strong since the eighties and early next month they will have their first Free Compost Day of the year. The free compost is available to everyone who’s part of the curbside recycling program. It’s made from what gets tossed into the green bins at…MORE

Booker T. Washington Men In Action Group Looking For Mentors

Booker T. Washington Men In Action Group Looking For Mentors

Young men like Jacori Taylor are learning valuable lessons, getting mentorship and encouragement to be unstoppable. “Nothing can stop us from being great; the only thing that can stop us is ourselves,” Taylor said. “And I’m not gonna put myself in front of my journey.” Each Wednesday after school the group Men In Action meet…MORE

WFISD Board Agrees On 15-Year Plan Ahead Of November Bond Election

WFISD Board Agrees On 15-Year Plan Ahead Of November Bond Election

After taking a look at design costs and construction plans, the Wichita Falls ISD school board has tasked Superintendent Michael Kuhrt and the architect team to move construction plans up. The two new high schools-which the school district is wanting to build with bond money from this November’s bond election-will be up and running by…MORE

Romance Scams On The Rise Around Valentine’s Day

Romance Scams On The Rise Around Valentine’s Day

Statistics from Wallet Hub show that Valentine’s Day is the second-priciest holiday on the calendar for consumers in the U.S., with the average person spending about $196. Online dating advancements have made it easier to meet new people and find dates. Unfortunately, it has made scammers’ work much simpler, as well. These con-artists create very…MORE

How Wichita Falls Kept It’s Snowy Roads Clear

How Wichita Falls Kept It’s Snowy Roads Clear

Over the last few days, Wichita Falls city crews have been working hard to keep roadways and bridges safe. Now that the weather is starting to clear we spoke with city officials to see how they handled the snowy weather. “Everything just lined up pretty good for us on this one,” Russell Schreiber, Wichita Falls…MORE

TXDOT: Roads Prepped For Winter Storm

TXDOT: Roads Prepped For Winter Storm

Although we don’t have any snow yet, it is on the way. TXDOT has been preparing the roads for a few days now. We spoke with a TXDOT official and she said they’re switching to 12 hour shifts during this storm. Read more here about winter storm preparations.MORE

City Of Wichita Falls Issues Winter Storm Update

City Of Wichita Falls Issues Winter Storm Update

The city of Wichita Falls has put out a Winter Storm Update for the area regarding road clearing procedures for Wednesday’s expected weather. Read the city’s official press release regarding winter weather here.  MORE

Maplewood Avenue Extension Project Gets Underway

Maplewood Avenue Extension Project Gets Underway

Starting Monday, February 3 the next phase of the Maplewood Ave. extension project will begin and with it comes a road closure. When it’s all finished the road will punch all the way through from Lawrence to McNiel. Starting next week, drivers won’t be able to turn onto Maplewood from Lawrence while the city works…MORE

MSU Clear Bag Policy Leading The Way For Texoma Security Improvements

MSU Clear Bag Policy Leading The Way For Texoma Security Improvements

At Midwestern State University’s Fall Commencement in December, there was something new. Not the hundreds of excited new graduates, the freshly printed diplomas, or the realization that it’s time to start paying off student loans. The University’s new clear bag policy. Read more about the new policy here.  MORE

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