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Wichita Falls Area Food Bank Shares Tips On Used-By Labels

Wichita Falls Area Food Bank Shares Tips On Used-By Labels

Some tiny labels are causing some big problems and a lot of confusion in the grocery industry, causing people to toss out billions of dollars worth of food every year. Everyone has their own ways of deciding when to keep food and when to throw it in the trash. Many times, that depends on the sell by,…MORE

Former WFPD Officer, Others Charged In Organized Retail Theft Ring

Former WFPD Officer, Others Charged In Organized Retail Theft Ring

A former Wichita Falls Police Officer, his wife, son and step-daughter were arrested for their alleged part in an organized retail theft ring. Scott Bradley Higgins, 54, Angelique Renee Higgins, 50, Spencer Alan Higgins, 20, and Sydney Leanne Stockton, 30, were all booked into the Wichita County Jail on Tuesday. More details about this story can be found here.MORE

Wichita Falls Families Flip For The YMCA’s New Gym

Wichita Falls Families Flip For The YMCA’s New Gym

Dozens of families came out for the YMCA Bill Bartley Branch’s new gymnastic center’s ribbon-cutting ceremony. They even got the chance to check out all the new equipment. This comes after five years of planning. Get more details on the YMCA’s gym expansion here.    MORE

Maplewood Avenue Extension Project Begins

Maplewood Avenue Extension Project Begins

A project to extend Maplewood Avenue from Lawrence Road to McNiel Avenue is moving forward. On Tuesday, the city council began that process by giving the property division the green light to move forward with purchasing the land in between the dead ends, to connect it, and have all the right-of-ways. On May 5, residents passed Proposition…MORE

Wichita Falls BBB Helps Protect Small Businesses

Wichita Falls BBB Helps Protect Small Businesses

The BBB is making a special effort to help small businesses in Wichita Falls and across the nation. Small business are targets of scams that the everyday person may not be. So, the BBB along with law enforcement agencies recently launched a new initiative called Operation Main Street to educate small business on how to…MORE

Twin Brothers Reunited 74 Years After WWII Death At Normandy

Twin Brothers Reunited 74 Years After WWII Death At Normandy

For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred. On Tuesday, the soldier would have his identity recovered – and be reunited with his twin brother in Normandy, where the two Navy men died together when their ship shattered on an underwater…MORE

WFISD Memorial Stadium Improvements Coming Soon

WFISD Memorial Stadium Improvements Coming Soon

WFISD board members discussed making some improvements to Memorial Stadium at Monday night’s school board meeting. Superintendent Michael Kuhrt said it is an old facility and they are having some problems with the concrete weakening. Find details about the district’s plan for improvements to Memorial Stadium by clicking here.    MORE

Compulsive Video-Game Playing Could Be Mental Health Problem

Compulsive Video-Game Playing Could Be Mental Health Problem

Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing. More details about gaming disorder and how to know if your child is having a mental health problem due to gaming…MORE

Delivery Service Partners With Non-Profit To Feed Pets

Delivery Service Partners With Non-Profit To Feed Pets

UPS in Wichita Falls has teamed up with P.E.T.S Low-Cost Spay and Neuter to make sure no animal goes hungry. “We’re taking dog treats, dog food, and cat food,” said UPS manager, Brent Mason.  “Anything like that we will take.” Throughout the month of June, drivers are picking up donations that will be delivered to…MORE

Texomans Find Ways To Conserve Water Years After Drought

Texomans Find Ways To Conserve Water Years After Drought

Engineer and Iowa Park farmer Joe Orender has come up with a couple of creative ways to conserve water. He takes condensed water from his air conditioner and sends it to a bucket where he collects it and uses it for his garden and uses it to keep his chickens hydrated. He first came up…MORE