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Don’t Burn Your Kids: Run The Garden Hose First

Don’t Burn Your Kids: Run The Garden Hose First

A garden hose lying in direct sunlight can be a dangerous thing. Remember drinking out of a warm hose? It’s like that but much worse. The water can actually heat up enough to cause burns on your child’s body turning innocent play into a parent’s nightmare. Click here to find out how to prevent your…MORE

Sears Hometown Files Lawsuit Against Wichita Falls Building Owner

Sears Hometown Files Lawsuit Against Wichita Falls Building Owner

A lawsuit has been filed against the company that owns the building where Sears Hometown was briefly operational in Wichita Falls. Sears Authorized Hometown Stores, LLC has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Federal District Court against Y&O WF LLC. Click here to read more about the lawsuit and what to do if you are…MORE

Officials In Wichita County Warn Of Dangers Of Brain-Eating Amoeba

Officials In Wichita County Warn Of Dangers Of Brain-Eating Amoeba

The City of Wichita Falls Public Works and the Wichita Falls -Wichita Co. Public Health District teamed up to warn residents of a rare waterborne disease, Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis. The amoeba lives in muddy, stagnant, warm water and enters the body through nasal passages. Children are highly susceptible to this disease and the majority of…MORE

MSU Texas, NCTC Celebrate Grand Opening Of Shared Student Learning Center

MSU Texas, NCTC Celebrate Grand Opening Of Shared Student Learning Center

Midwestern State University and North Central Texas College are celebrating a grand opening of a new shared student learning center in Flower Mound, Texas on Wednesday. Administrators from MSU Texas and NCTC broke ground on the facility in December 2016. The 31,000 square foot facility has classrooms, science laboratories, lecture halls, seminar classrooms and interactive…MORE

Local Business Hosts Summer-Long School Supply Drive

Local Business Hosts Summer-Long School Supply Drive

A local business hosted an event to help educators leap ahead in preparations for the next school year. Jump for Joy Party Play Center hosted a summer school supply drive on Tuesday and will be accepting school supply donations every Tuesday throughout the summer. More information can be found here.  MORE

TXDOT Installs New Traffic Cameras In Wichita Falls

TXDOT Installs New Traffic Cameras In Wichita Falls

TXDOT has six new traffic cameras up and running in Wichita Falls. The 1-million-dollar update brings the total amount of traffic cameras in the city up to 15. The cameras can rotate 360 degrees as well as zoom in and out. They are located on I44 and highways 287 and 82. More informations about the new…MORE

Severed Rattlesnake Head Bites Man

Severed Rattlesnake Head Bites Man

A man’s encounter with a rattlesnake the weekend of May 27 almost ended his life. It happened near Lake Corpus Christi when a couple was outside doing yard work and the husband encountered a 4-foot rattlesnake. He beheaded it with a shovel, but he soon found out how dangerous a dead snake can be. Read the…MORE

Search Continues For Wanted Fugitive With Texoma Ties

Search Continues For Wanted Fugitive With Texoma Ties

A man with ties in the Texoma area has been added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list. The reward for tips that lead to the arrest of Billy Don Urango, 26, has been increased to $10,000. Urango is wanted for a parole violation and failure to register as a sex offender. Get…MORE

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