Category Archives: Local News

Kemp Drainage Project Impacting Businesses And Surrounding Neighborhood

Kemp Drainage Project Impacting Businesses And Surrounding Neighborhood

The current drainage project underway on Kemp Blvd. between Avenue M and Avenue K is causing some residents and businesses owners to have issues maneuvering through it. For the project to be completed, a couple of lanes have been closed. Lanes have been reduced to one lane going each way. More details on the roadwork…MORE

Fourth Of July Visitors Leave Trash At Hippie Beach

Fourth Of July Visitors Leave Trash At Hippie Beach

The Wichita Falls Park Maintenance Department spent Monday morning at Lake Arrowhead’s Hippie Beach cleaning up all the junk left behind over the Fourth of July weekend. There was so much trash, it looked like a fireworks stand exploded, according to a cleanup crew member. More details can be found here.MORE

Burkburnett Road To Close For Construction

Burkburnett Road To Close For Construction

Burkburnett and Wichita County drivers be aware – a section of Roller Road will close next week for construction. More details on the construction can be found here.MORE

City Of Wichita Falls Donates Two Vacant Lots To Habitat For Humanity

City Of Wichita Falls Donates Two Vacant Lots To Habitat For Humanity

The city of Wichita Falls has approved the donation of two vacant lots to Habitat for Humanity in order to construct new housing. Once new homes are built, the non-profit will select qualified families in the Wichita Falls area to live there. More details about the new housing can be found here.MORE

Baylor County Announces New Sheriff

Baylor County Announces New Sheriff

Baylor County Commissioners hired a new Sheriff last Friday. Commissioners voted to hire Sam Mooney to serve out the remainder of Jason Zeissel’s term. Zeissel resigned in June to take a job outside of law enforcement. Find the rest of the story here.MORE

Wichita Falls Fire Department Gets New Water Rescue Boats

Wichita Falls Fire Department Gets New Water Rescue Boats

The Wichita Falls Fire Department purchased new water rescue boats. “Mainly when we responded down to Houston during the hurricane the boats that we had they worked well down there for what we were doing, but here at home for rescue situations we just felt like we needed to upgrade for better equipment,” said WFFD…MORE

Wichita Falls Couple Using Social Media To Help Low-Income Families

Wichita Falls Couple Using Social Media To Help Low-Income Families

After starting her own home remodeling business alongside her husband, Shoni Eavenson wanted to find a way to give back to the Wichita Falls community, using social media to help get started. Read more about The Eavensons and the work they are doing in the community here.MORE

Texoma Law Enforcement Attend Courageous Leadership Seminar

Texoma Law Enforcement Attend Courageous Leadership Seminar

Law enforcement from all over Texoma took time out Tuesday to focus on how to be a better courageous leader. The training was at the public safety training center in Wichita Falls. The class was lead by Tulsa Police Major Travis Yates, who was able to share his experience and expertise. Read more about the…MORE

The City Of Wichita Falls Wants Citizens To Watch Out For Snakes

The City Of Wichita Falls Wants Citizens To Watch Out For Snakes

The City of Wichita Falls has issued a warning to citizens to be on the lookout for snakes. The city said in the last week they received reports of a snake bite in the area. One person was taken to the hospital to be treated for their bite. The city’s animal services division was citizens…MORE