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Latest Early Polling Numbers In Wichita County

Latest Early Polling Numbers In Wichita County

Early voting for the Tuesday, November 6, 2018, Election Day began on Monday, October 22. Voters in Wichita County can vote at any of the early voting locations though Friday November, 2. Get the early voting numbers and a list of polling locations here.  MORE

Some Wichita County Property Owners Get Wrong Tax Bill

Some Wichita County Property Owners Get Wrong Tax Bill

A coding error made to the 2018 Tax Statements for Wichita County gave an incorrect estimate for property tax. According to the Wichita County Tax Assessor-Collector, Tommy Smyth, the error was discovered Monday afternoon. The school tax freeze for the “Over 65 Exemption” and “Disability Exemption” had inadvertently attached a freeze on the property taxes…MORE

Wild Hog Spotted In Stone Lake Drive Neighborhood

Wild Hog Spotted In Stone Lake Drive Neighborhood

A picture of a wild hog roaming around the south side of Wichita Falls this past weekend has sparked some safety concerns. Connie Smithee, the woman who snapped the photo said she was driving on Stone Lake Dr. heading towards Southwest Pkwy when she noticed an animal on a field beside a house. Read more…MORE

Some ‘Vote No’ Supporters Back Wichita Falls Candidates

Some ‘Vote No’ Supporters Back Wichita Falls Candidates

Some volunteers with the ‘Vote No’ bond election group are supporting two Wichita Falls candidates this upcoming election. “These two candidates believe in many of the same things that the ‘No Campaign’ was for and that we are against,” said Ed Stein. Read more about the ‘Vote No’ group and who they are supporting by…MORE

Early Voting Begins With Long Lines In Wichita Falls

Early Voting Begins With Long Lines In Wichita Falls

Lines at the polls were long Monday and wait times were reported to be over an hour. If you are unsure where to go vote, click here for a list of polling locations in Wichita County. There are seven forms of ID registered voters can use, a Texas driver’s license, Texas election identification certificate, Texas…MORE

Wichita Falls Ranked As One Of The Top Housing Markets In The Country

Wichita Falls Ranked As One Of The Top Housing Markets In The Country

A leading realty industry website says Wichita Falls has the second-fastest growing housing market in the country. Realtor.com released their list of the “10 Surprising U.S. Cities Where Home Values Are Soaring” and Wichita Falls earned the #2 ranking. Find the Top 10 list here.  MORE

Early Voting Begins Across Texas

Early Voting Begins Across Texas

Early voting has begun across the Lone Star State and if you’re a Wichita County resident wondering where you can cast a ballot, click here to see the list of polling locations compiled by the county elections office. Low voter turnout is typically the norm in midterm elections but with the hotly-contested race between Republican…MORE

WFFD Hiring First Responders

WFFD Hiring First Responders

The Wichita Falls Fire department is hoping to grow its ranks in the next few months following a decline in applicant numbers over the years. Wichita Falls assistant Fire Chief Donald Hughes has been with the department since he was 19-years-old. He has watched the number of applicants go from about 400 every year to…MORE

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