Category Archives: Local News

Landmark On Lamar Ribbon Cutting

Landmark On Lamar Ribbon Cutting

Tuesday morning at 10am. the ribbon was cut at the new apartment complex in downtown Wichita Falls. The historic building features 35 residences available for senior citizens. Click here to find out more about Landmark on Lamar.MORE

Online Courses At MSU Texas Give Students More Freedom

Online Courses At MSU Texas Give Students More Freedom

Over the weekend, students at MSU Texas moved back to campus to get ready for the start of the semester next week, but that’s not the case for all of their students. University officials say nearly a quarter of their students take online classes exclusively and around half take at least one per semester. The…MORE

WFISD Raises Pay For Administrative Staff

WFISD Raises Pay For Administrative Staff

The Wichita Falls ISD school board made the decision Monday night to raise administrative pay. Superintendent Michael Kuhrt broke down whose salaries will be going up by 10%, “This will be maintenance staff members, clerical staff members, clerks that we have in the district, personnel that work in this building, that work in technology, some…MORE

Sheppard AFB To Address Rising Number Of Suicides

Sheppard AFB To Address Rising Number Of Suicides

Over the next few weeks, the Air Force will stop some of its operations to tackle the personal struggles faced by many airmen. The Air Force has the highest suicide rate of all branches. In fact, there have been 30 more suicides reported this year across the Air Force than at this time last year.…MORE

BBB Back To School Safety Tips

The BBB of North Texas has some safety tips for parents and kids as they get ready to go back to school. Click here to learn more.MORE

MSU Approves Renaming Of The Soon To Open Simulation Center

MSU Approves Renaming Of The Soon To Open Simulation Center

The Wilson School of Nursing and the Department of Respiratory Care will be given access to top notch simulation through a corporate sponsorship between MSU Texas and B-Line Medical LLC. The sponsorship, approved in May, will provide realistic ways to perform and record scenarios in Centennial Hall. Read more about MSU’s new simulation center here.MORE

Businesses Flocking To Downtown Wichita Falls

Businesses Flocking To Downtown Wichita Falls

In the past 12 months, 12 businesses opened or expanded in the heart of Wichita Falls. Downtown is the place to be if you’re looking to open up shop, new restaurants and apartments are coming this year and officials with Downtown Wichita Falls Development say more are on the way. One of the new restaurants,…MORE

All Contractor Bids To Connect Loop 11 To Lucy Park Rejected

All Contractor Bids To Connect Loop 11 To Lucy Park Rejected

It’s been over three years since the city was first opened up the bidding process for contractors to finish the hike and bike trail in Wichita Falls. Since then enough has changed that all of those bids received have been rejected. “You don’t see a motion to reject very often,” said Wichita Falls’ mayor Stephen…MORE

Henrietta VFD Fights Multiple Grass Fires In Triple Digit Heat

Henrietta VFD Fights Multiple Grass Fires In Triple Digit Heat

Henrietta Volunteer Fire Department is feeling the heat in more ways than one this summer. They have had to put out several grass fires this week alone. They fought one today on Highway 79 and Evans Road. Tuesday the fire department was busy putting out multiple grass fires including some in Montague County. It is…MORE