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Early Voting Begins With Long Lines In Wichita Falls

Early Voting Begins With Long Lines In Wichita Falls

Lines at the polls were long Monday and wait times were reported to be over an hour. If you are unsure where to go vote, click here for a list of polling locations in Wichita County. There are seven forms of ID registered voters can use, a Texas driver’s license, Texas election identification certificate, Texas…MORE

Wichita Falls Ranked As One Of The Top Housing Markets In The Country

Wichita Falls Ranked As One Of The Top Housing Markets In The Country

A leading realty industry website says Wichita Falls has the second-fastest growing housing market in the country. Realtor.com released their list of the “10 Surprising U.S. Cities Where Home Values Are Soaring” and Wichita Falls earned the #2 ranking. Find the Top 10 list here.  MORE

Early Voting Begins Across Texas

Early Voting Begins Across Texas

Early voting has begun across the Lone Star State and if you’re a Wichita County resident wondering where you can cast a ballot, click here to see the list of polling locations compiled by the county elections office. Low voter turnout is typically the norm in midterm elections but with the hotly-contested race between Republican…MORE

WFFD Hiring First Responders

WFFD Hiring First Responders

The Wichita Falls Fire department is hoping to grow its ranks in the next few months following a decline in applicant numbers over the years. Wichita Falls assistant Fire Chief Donald Hughes has been with the department since he was 19-years-old. He has watched the number of applicants go from about 400 every year to…MORE

Soccer Team Considering Move To Wichita Falls

Soccer Team Considering Move To Wichita Falls

For the last six months Spectra Venue Management has been working to try and bring a soccer team to Wichita Falls. They are optimistic a deal will get done soon and that a new team could start as soon as April of 2019. Owner of the FC Amarillo soccer team and head of the league…MORE

Wichita Falls Mayoral Candidate’s Campaign Signs Vandalized

Wichita Falls Mayoral Candidate’s Campaign Signs Vandalized

A couple of campaign signs in Wichita Falls have been vandalized and now two opponents in that race, Mayor Stephen Santellana and Lowry Crane, are speaking out. According to Texas law it is illegal to steal, deface or destroy any campaign yard sign on private property. Read the candidates’ comments and find out more about…MORE

New Fish Cleaning Station Coming Soon To Lake Wichita

New Fish Cleaning Station Coming Soon To Lake Wichita

Soon fishermen will be able to clean what they catch at Lake Wichita. The Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee bought a new fish cleaning station and has plans to install it by the end of November. It is part of the Kemp Street boat ramp expansion project the non-profit has been working on for years. Additional…MORE

Wichita Falls Farmers Market Moves To Winter Schedule

Wichita Falls Farmers Market Moves To Winter Schedule

The Farmers Market in downtown Wichita Falls has moved to winter operating hours. Last week was the final week to take advantage of the Tuesday and Thursday operating hours. Get information about the farmers market’s winter schedule here.  MORE

Several Events Impacted By Possibility Of Inclement Weather

Several Events Impacted By Possibility Of Inclement Weather

Several events have been postponed due to expected inclement weather in the Texoma area. The Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers Golf Tournament, Ken Nelson Jazz Band performance and A League of Our Own Children’s Miracle Network All-Star Game have been rescheduled. Get information on each of these events by clicking here.MORE

Wichita County Unveils New Tax Website And App

Wichita County Unveils New Tax Website And App

Property tax statements are set to begin being mailed out in Wichita County on Friday, and paying that fee in 2018-2019 should be a lot easier. That’s because the county’s tax division has rolled out a new website and app designed to meet the needs of the citizens and offer amenities that will make it…MORE