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MSU Clear Bag Policy Leading The Way For Texoma Security Improvements

MSU Clear Bag Policy Leading The Way For Texoma Security Improvements

At Midwestern State University’s Fall Commencement in December, there was something new. Not the hundreds of excited new graduates, the freshly printed diplomas, or the realization that it’s time to start paying off student loans. The University’s new clear bag policy. Read more about the new policy here.  MORE

WFISD Student Hero Honored After Saving Family From House Fire

WFISD Student Hero Honored After Saving Family From House Fire

Aurora Peigne was honored today as a hero. In her fuzzy leopard vest in front of all her fellow third graders, Crockett Elementary’s principal brought students back to the night of January fourth. Read about Aurora’s heroic efforts here.MORE

Drought Conditions In Texoma

Drought Conditions In Texoma

Rain is always a welcome sight to Texomans. Dr. Jonathan Price is the head of Midwestern State’s Geosciences department and he knows a thing or two about signs of drought. “We can zoom in on the state of Texas and see that there are some concerned areas from the panhandle as we’re coming into the…MORE

Special Olympics Coaches Training In Wichita Falls

Special Olympics Coaches Training In Wichita Falls

The North West Texas Area Special Olympics basketball certified coaches and volunteers on Thursday at the Bridge in Wichita Falls. Many of the coaches and volunteers got involved through family connections but they said that once you get involved you never want to stop. Read more about the coaches training by clicking here.MORE

Wichita County To Have New Memorial Plaza

Wichita County To Have New Memorial Plaza

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Alumni Association announced final plans for a memorial. The plaza is about ten years in the making with a price tag of more than $250,000 dollars. Read more about the fundraising efforts and who will be honored in the new memorial here.MORE

MSU Purchases Old Bank Of America Building

Less than a half year after Centennial Hall officially opened, Midwestern State University officials are onto the next big project. The university has purchased the old Bank of America building at the corner of Midwestern Parkway and Maplewood Avenue. Click here to find out what MSU’s plans are for the building.  MORE

MSU Purchases Old Bank Of America Building

MSU Purchases Old Bank Of America Building

Less than a half year after Centennial Hall officially opened, Midwestern State University officials are onto the next big project. The university has purchased the old Bank of America building at the corner of Midwestern Parkway and Maplewood Avenue. Click here to find out what MSU’s plans are for the building.  MORE

WFFD Battles Flames At Local Business

WFFD Battles Flames At Local Business

A building, reportedly full of mowers and tractors, went up in flames on Friday morning off of Seymour Highway. Firefighters were called to the scene around 9:30 a.m. and found heavy smoke and flames coming from the building located between Berend Turf and Tractor and Hebert’s Furniture. Read more about the fire here.MORE

James V. Allred Unit Hiring Seminar Thursday

James V. Allred Unit Hiring Seminar Thursday

The James V. Allred Adult Correctional Facility is hosting a hiring seminar on Thurs. Jan. 9 at the Vernon College Skills Center, located at 2813 Central Freeway East. The hiring seminar will start at 6 p.m. in the Vernon College Skills Center, Room 404. Click here for more details on the seminar.MORE

New Texas A&M AgriLife Program Aims To Help SNAP Participants Get Healthier

New Texas A&M AgriLife Program Aims To Help SNAP Participants Get Healthier

With one in six Texans struggling with hunger and food insecurity, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is offering a new program for charities in Wichita County. Steve Sparks, Wichita Falls Faith Mission’s CEO, said when his shelter works with clients, they try to heal mind, body and spirit; but for those on federal assistance, he said…MORE

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