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Maplewood Avenue Expansion Nearing Completion

Maplewood Avenue Expansion Nearing Completion

The city of Wichita Falls’ Maplewood Avenue expansion is almost near completion and ready to be open for drivers. “Right now traffic to get back to McNiel from that area would have to go either all the way around on Kell or around on Call Field Road. Now you don’t have to do that with…MORE

Petrolia CISD To Begin Four-Day School Week In 2022

Petrolia CISD To Begin Four-Day School Week In 2022

Petrolia CISD students will soon head to class just four days a week instead of the traditional five. The district’s superintendent said he hopes doing so will not only help with burnout but attract and keep teachers. “We want to be family-based, family-oriented and community serviced,” he said. Read the complete story here.  MORE

Waiver For Expired Texas Driver Licenses Ended

Waiver For Expired Texas Driver Licenses Ended

The pandemic waiver for expired drivers licenses in Texas has ended and if you have an expired drivers license and get pulled over, you’ll likely be facing more than just a speeding ticket. Click here for the full story.  MORE

FBI Offering Reward For Information On Sabotaged Wichita Falls Communication Towers

FBI Offering Reward For Information On Sabotaged Wichita Falls Communication Towers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Wichita Falls Police Department are asking for help solving a case from December. The FBI is putting a reward of $5,000 up for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever was responsible for damage caused to two communications towers in Wichita Falls. Click here for more…MORE

$80,000 Raised For Veteran’s Plaza To Honor Harry Patterson

$80,000 Raised For Veteran’s Plaza To Honor Harry Patterson

Those wanting to honor the life Harry Patterson through donations can do so by helping fund a project he was very supportive of for years; a veteran’s memorial plaza at Lake Wichita. Donations are also being matched up to $200,000 thanks to longtime family friends of the Pattersons. $80,000 has been raised since donations started…MORE

Texas Vehicle Title, Registration Waiver Ends April 14

Texas Vehicle Title, Registration Waiver Ends April 14

From the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles: The temporary waiver of certain vehicle title and registration requirements, announced by Governor Greg Abbott on March 16, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will end at 11:59pm on April 14, 2021, with no grace period. The expiring temporary waiver covers the following services: Initial vehicle registration. Vehicle…MORE

Blood Donations Needed Due To Increased Hospital Usage

Blood Donations Needed Due To Increased Hospital Usage

From Texas Blood Institute: Hospital blood usage has surged nearly 10% over previous levels, as our community moved into COVID recovery mode. Blood donors are needed immediately to respond. March was the highest distribution of certain blood products in the 44-year history of Texas Blood Institute. The dramatic increase in hospital usage comes at a…MORE

WFISD Officially Breaks Ground For New High Schools

WFISD Officially Breaks Ground For New High Schools

Wichita Falls ISD and community leaders gathered at both the west and east site locations to ceremoniously break ground for its two new high schools. While actual construction crews won’t be out until November, those who attended the event said it was an important step in the district moving forward. Read more about the groundbreaking…MORE

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