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Local Shelters Take Part In Clear The Shelters Events

Local Shelters Take Part In Clear The Shelters Events

Four animal shelters across Wichita County took part in the third annual national Clear the Shelters event Saturday. The City of Wichita Falls Animal Services Center, Emily’s Legacy Rescue, the Humane Society and the Iowa Park Animal Reclaim Center all took part in the event. Read more about Clear the Shelters here.MORE

MSU Students Move Into Campus

MSU Students Move Into Campus

Students described it as more of a celebration than a chore as they moved into their new residence halls at Midwestern State University Saturday morning. Traffic at times stretched across campus, but everyone kept a level head according to Kristi Schulte, Director of Residence, Life and Housing for MSU. Read more about preparations for the…MORE

Vitro Hosts Grand Opening For North America’s Largest Jumbo Glass Coater

Vitro Hosts Grand Opening For North America’s Largest Jumbo Glass Coater

A new jumbo coater is officially open and operational at Vitro Architectural Glass in Wichita Falls. The grand opening was Thursday with Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Wichita County and Vitro leaders. The project has been in the works for over four years and construction has been ongoing the last year. “We’ve been working very hard to…MORE

Local Rescues Seeing Overflow Of Animals

Local Rescues Seeing Overflow Of Animals

Texoma pet rescues are asking for your help. A number of shelters are full because animals are not being adopted. The rescues hope Saturday will change that with a national adoption day. Kimber Hopkins is the founder of Emily’s Rescue in Wichita Falls. She said some of their dogs have been with them for a…MORE

Parents Praise WFISD Upstart Program

Parents Praise WFISD Upstart Program

The UPSTART Program that WFISD started this past January has parents raving about the progress their children have made. Last year WFISD found that there was a deficit of 4-year-olds attending pre-k. The district partnered with the UPSTART program – which is created and owned by Waterford Early Learning – to help bridge that gap.…MORE

Texoma School Districts Weigh-In On A-F Rating System

Texoma School Districts Weigh-In On A-F Rating System

As students return to class for another school year, they are not the only ones working to get A’s. On Wednesday, Texas school district’s A-F ratings based on the state’s new accountability system came out. The Texas Education Agency is giving every public school district in the state a letter grade, instead of rating them…MORE

Three WFISD Schools Removed From ‘IR’ List

Three WFISD Schools Removed From ‘IR’ List

The hard work of three Wichita Falls ISD schools is paying off. Hirschi High School,  Booker T Washington and Ben Franklin Elementary School are now off the ‘Improvement Required Campus’ list. Read more here about the list and find out which other school in the WFISD needs improvement.MORE

Burkburnett Middle School Receives New Upgrades

Burkburnett Middle School Receives New Upgrades

Burkburnett ISD is adding new locker rooms to Burkburnett Middle School, as well as windows that are energy efficient and provide another level of safety for students. The upgrades are being funded through the bond package that was passed in 2015. Find more details about the upgrades here.MORE

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