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Threat Made On Anonymous App To Local ISD

Threat Made On Anonymous App To Local ISD

On Sunday, September 1 , Seymour ISD was notified of a post on, “YOLO,” a social media app. In this post, the person talked about potentially bringing weapons to school on Tuesday, September 3. This post did not include information about a particular campus in Seymour ISD. Seymour ISD’s superintendent, John Anderson, would like to…MORE

New Tourist Data For Wichita Falls Shows Growth

New Tourist Data For Wichita Falls Shows Growth

Visitors are spending more money in Wichita Falls according to new data released by the Governor’s office. In fact, it’s 10 million dollars more than in 2017. “We just want to celebrate that, and we want to thank our citizens for welcoming visitors here to Wichita Falls,” Lindsey Barker, director of the city’s Convention and…MORE

Proposed Property Tax Hike Topic Of Public Hearing

Proposed Property Tax Hike Topic Of Public Hearing

At Tuesday’s Wichita Falls City Council, the Proposed Property Tax Rate for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year was discussed. City employees and local first responders are in favor of a property tax increase. Click here for more details.  MORE

Workforce Solutions Helps Job Seekers Overcome Barriers

Workforce Solutions Helps Job Seekers Overcome Barriers

The Workforce Innovation And Opportunity Act, or WIOA for short, is a program that give jobs seekers a the chance to get their education paid for and train for popular careers in the Texoma area such as becoming an LVN getting a CDL or receive HVAC and welding licenses. The program is open to those…MORE

Adult Volunteers Needed At Therapeutic Riding Center

Adult Volunteers Needed At Therapeutic Riding Center

For almost twenty years Whispers of Hope Horse Farm has been offering free riding lessons to children with disabilities. With over 30 horses to care for every day a lot of man power is required. “We’re all volunteer,” said founder Mary Elizabeth Pearce. “There’s no paid staff here. So everyone just gives of themselves and…MORE

New Hunting Laws Go Into Effect Today

New Hunting Laws Go Into Effect Today

New hunting laws go into effect across Texas today. The new laws govern killing feral hogs and hunting license verification. Before you hunt, click here to find out about the new laws.MORE

Boy Scout Honored For 2018 Heroic Act

Boy Scout Honored For 2018 Heroic Act

A Boy Scout from Troop 600, who’s credited with saving a man’s life, was honored by his peers Thursday night. Last summer on Highway 240, between Sheppard AFB and Burkburnett, Kyle Boyett noticed a man walking down the street in 110-degree heat. Read about Boyett’s life-saving actions here.MORE

Copper Breaks And Vivian Fires Almost 100% Contained

Copper Breaks And Vivian Fires Almost 100% Contained

The Copper Breaks and Vivian fires that are burning near Quanah are almost under control. The Texas A&M Forest Service is taking back the responsibilities of mopping up after the fires from the Southern Area Red Team. More information about the fires can be found here.  MORE

New Law To Help Texas Drivers With Communication Challenges

New Law To Help Texas Drivers With Communication Challenges

For some of us getting pulled over can be a bit scary especially if it’s our first time. “I’ve been pulled over,” said Brandy Poage, a member of the Arc of Wichita Co. “I was in a hurry to get across town to work and on Seymour highway, its 50 and I didn’t know.” Click…MORE

Dexter Learning Opens For Full-Time Students

Dexter Learning Opens For Full-Time Students

This week Dexter Learning Facilities opened their doors to their first group of full-time students. “This environment is similar to Google or Facebook headquarters in Silicon Valley and if we want our students to create these place or to work in these places they need a similar environment. The average school environment hasn’t changed in…MORE

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