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City Of Wichita Falls Donates Two Vacant Lots To Habitat For Humanity

City Of Wichita Falls Donates Two Vacant Lots To Habitat For Humanity

The city of Wichita Falls has approved the donation of two vacant lots to Habitat for Humanity in order to construct new housing. Once new homes are built, the non-profit will select qualified families in the Wichita Falls area to live there. More details about the new housing can be found here.MORE

Baylor County Announces New Sheriff

Baylor County Announces New Sheriff

Baylor County Commissioners hired a new Sheriff last Friday. Commissioners voted to hire Sam Mooney to serve out the remainder of Jason Zeissel’s term. Zeissel resigned in June to take a job outside of law enforcement. Find the rest of the story here.MORE

Wichita Falls Fire Department Gets New Water Rescue Boats

Wichita Falls Fire Department Gets New Water Rescue Boats

The Wichita Falls Fire Department purchased new water rescue boats. “Mainly when we responded down to Houston during the hurricane the boats that we had they worked well down there for what we were doing, but here at home for rescue situations we just felt like we needed to upgrade for better equipment,” said WFFD…MORE

Wichita Falls Couple Using Social Media To Help Low-Income Families

Wichita Falls Couple Using Social Media To Help Low-Income Families

After starting her own home remodeling business alongside her husband, Shoni Eavenson wanted to find a way to give back to the Wichita Falls community, using social media to help get started. Read more about The Eavensons and the work they are doing in the community here.MORE

Texoma Law Enforcement Attend Courageous Leadership Seminar

Texoma Law Enforcement Attend Courageous Leadership Seminar

Law enforcement from all over Texoma took time out Tuesday to focus on how to be a better courageous leader. The training was at the public safety training center in Wichita Falls. The class was lead by Tulsa Police Major Travis Yates, who was able to share his experience and expertise. Read more about the…MORE

The City Of Wichita Falls Wants Citizens To Watch Out For Snakes

The City Of Wichita Falls Wants Citizens To Watch Out For Snakes

The City of Wichita Falls has issued a warning to citizens to be on the lookout for snakes. The city said in the last week they received reports of a snake bite in the area. One person was taken to the hospital to be treated for their bite. The city’s animal services division was citizens…MORE

Businesses Offer Safe Place To Shoot Off Fireworks

Businesses Offer Safe Place To Shoot Off Fireworks

Monday marks the first day that fireworks can be legally sold ahead of the Fourth of July. While it can be easy to find a stand to buy from, it can be difficult to figure out where you can go to legally fire them off. Find details here on where you can safely set off…MORE

Archer City VFD Receives Tools After Helping Child

Archer City VFD Receives Tools After Helping Child

The Archer City Police Department reports they were called last week about a boy who was riding his bicycle and got his foot stuck between the pedal and the bicycle frame. Realizing they didn’t have proper equipment, officers called the Archer City Volunteer Fire Department. Read the rest of the story here.MORE

Downtown Wichita Falls Development Moving Offices; Opening Welcome Center

Downtown Wichita Falls Development Moving Offices; Opening Welcome Center

Downtown Wichita Falls Development (DWFD) is making big moves this summer in hopes of attracting more people to downtown. Leaders of the non-profit announced Monday afternoon during a press conference that the organization will be moving to the historic Jolesch-Thomas Shoe Co. Read more about DWFD’s new facility here.MORE

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