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WFPD Begins National Police Week With Memorial Service

WFPD Begins National Police Week With Memorial Service

To mark the start of National Police Week, the Wichita Falls Police Department remembered officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. City leaders, firefighters, along with WFPD recruits stood outside the police department to honor seven WFPD officers Monday morning. Read more about the memorial here.MORE

Water Level Keeps Amon Carter Lake Closed

Water Level Keeps Amon Carter Lake Closed

It’s been an extremely wet May so far. Lake Amon G Carter in Montague County remains closed due to high water levels, according to Bowie News. Read more about the lake’s water level here.MORE

MSU Regents Approve Naming Of New Health Sciences Facility

MSU Regents Approve Naming Of New Health Sciences Facility

The Midwestern State University Board of Regents has announced a new name for the soon-to-open state of the art health sciences facility. This fall will mark the opening of a new 87,000-square-foot facility. The administration recommended the name Centennial Hall to the MSU Texas Board of Regents at its quarterly meeting in May. More information…MORE

22 Years Later: Gregory Keith Mann, Jr. Missing Case

22 Years Later: Gregory Keith Mann, Jr. Missing Case

“We feel like the answer is here in Wichita Falls.” Debra Mann is referring to a question that’s haunted the Mann family for 22 years. What happened to their son, Gregory Keith Mann Jr. the night of May 10th, 1997? “Everyday I get up and spend most of my day thinking about him and where…MORE

Funeral Service Scheduled For Veteran Without Family

Funeral Service Scheduled For Veteran Without Family

Mr. Norman Beaty Jr. will be laid to rest at Nocona Cemetery Friday. The service was organized by the Montague County Veteran Services Office, who only know his name and that he served in the Army during the Vietnam War. “In this case, there was no family members. So, we pretty much passed the hat…MORE

Scout Receives Highest Honor

Scout Receives Highest Honor

At Sheppard Air Force base in Wichita Falls, Nathaniel Simmons was given the highest award a Scout can receive the Eagle Award. After scouting for more than 10 years, earning 43 Merit badges and a number other honors, his friends and family celebrated his accomplishments in a formal ceremony. The Hirschi High school senior said…MORE

NWS Gives Charlie Tornado A Preliminary EF1 Rating

NWS Gives Charlie Tornado A Preliminary EF1 Rating

The National Weather Service in Norman has given Tuesday’s tornado a preliminary rating on the Enhanced Fujita scale as an EF1. “Most of what is here is a lot of tree damage,” said Brandon Lee, a Charlie resident. Read more about the Charlie tornado here.  MORE

New Home Construction On The Rise In Wichita Falls

New Home Construction On The Rise In Wichita Falls

New homes are going up all over the Wichita Falls and home builders say they’ve put more homes up this year than in recent years. “We lived on Southwest Parkway, and we were just looking to get back into a neighborhood, and we happened to be driving by, said Julie Yandell, Homeowner. More details on…MORE

FC Wichita Falls Jersey Design Released

FC Wichita Falls Jersey Design Released

FC Wichita Falls, a member of the US Arena Pro Soccer League, just released the design for their official uniforms. The Falls Town Flyers will represent Wichita Falls in blue, red, and gold jerseys. More details about the team and their new jerseys can be found here.MORE

New Bill Could Reduce Laws On Beer Sales

New Bill Could Reduce Laws On Beer Sales

Two amendments to a House bill would allow for breweries to sell to-go drinks and make beer and wine for sale earlier on Sundays. Wichita Falls Brewing currently has a Brewpub License. It can sell beer to-go and sell on taps as long as it doesn’t produce more than 10,000 barrels of beer a year.…MORE