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Phase Two Of Kemp-Monroe Drainage Project Could Begin Soon

Phase Two Of Kemp-Monroe Drainage Project Could Begin Soon

An $8.3 million project to fix a long-running problem in Wichita Falls is halfway complete. On Tuesday city councilors will consider awarding a $4.1 million project to MH Civil Constructors Inc. for phase two of the Kemp Monroe Drainage project. Phase one was recently completed and city leaders are excited to keep this project moving.…MORE

New App Looks To Prevent Hot-Car Deaths

New App Looks To Prevent Hot-Car Deaths

With triple digit temperatures here to stay, it serves as a reminder for parents of the dangers of leaving children inside a hot car. There is an app for that, The Backseat app, which notifies parents to check twice before walking away from their car. Get more details about the new app here.MORE

WF Residents See Rise In Rattlesnakes Near Homes

WF Residents See Rise In Rattlesnakes Near Homes

A Texas Game Warden told News Channel 6 on Tuesday he has seen a rise in rattlesnake sightings near homes this past month. Texas Game Warden, Eddie Hood, says these poisonous snakes are showing up more and more on our doorsteps. “You may have noticed around Wichita Falls more and more areas being cleared off,”…MORE

Some Small Business Owners In WF Say They Keep Guns

Some Small Business Owners In WF Say They Keep Guns

Many small business owners in Wichita Falls say they have kept a gun at their store at some point. A survey by Womply shows they are not alone. 55-percent of small business owners in Texas say they have, too. Womply is a technology company serving 10,000 small businesses in the Lone Star State. Read more about businesses and firearm…MORE

Renovations And Location Driving Businesses To Big Blue

Renovations And Location Driving Businesses To Big Blue

More businesses are choosing to move to Big Blue in Wichita Falls after renovations were made to the downtown building. “The excitement of Big Blue alone is just being inside of Big Blue,” Judy Kurani Big Blue property manager said. “It’s iconic to Wichita Falls.” Read more about the redevelopment and progress of Big Blue…MORE

Highway 287 Is A Drug Smuggling Route In Texoma

Highway 287 Is A Drug Smuggling Route In Texoma

Since Colorado legalized marijuana in 2012, the flow of pot on U.S. Highway 287 in Texas, from Amarillo to Beaumont, has increased. It’s just over 646 miles of highway that drug smugglers have utilized for decades as a safer road than interstates to travel to deliver their haul. Now all along that highway, law enforcement…MORE

Wichita Falls Working Moms Offer Tips For Summer Activities

Wichita Falls Working Moms Offer Tips For Summer Activities

School is coming to an end, and that has a lot of working parents now facing the challenge of finding other means of childcare. A couple of Wichita Falls moms seem to have things figured out for the upcoming summer months and are offering tips to others. Click here for their suggestions to keep kiddos…MORE

WFPD: 45 Vehicles Broken Into, All Unlocked

WFPD: 45 Vehicles Broken Into, All Unlocked

The Wichita Falls Police Department is encouraging residents to be vigilant following a string of vehicle burglaries this month. From May 7 to 20, the WFPD received 35 burglary of a vehicle reports. During those investigations, it was determined 45 vehicles had been broken into and none of them showed signs of forced entry, according…MORE

WFPD Extends Application Deadline For Junior Police Academy

WFPD Extends Application Deadline For Junior Police Academy

The deadline has been extended to sign up for the Junior Police Academy in Wichita Falls. Applications can be submitted until Sunday, May 27. There are still openings for both sessions. More information about the Junior Police Academy can be found here.MORE

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