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The Daytripper Is Coming To Wichita Falls!

The Daytripper Is Coming To Wichita Falls!

The Daytripper is coming to Wichita Falls! The city won a contest to be featured on the popular television show after the community came through and voted online. In just two weeks, Wichita Falls was able to get over 18,000 votes. More details about Wichita Falls’ win can be found here.MORE

MSU Student Government Association Proposes Campus Safety Fee

MSU Student Government Association Proposes Campus Safety Fee

Midwestern State University Student Government Association proposed a campus safety fee to replace the parking pass. As of now, only students with cars pay $110 to park their vehicles on campus. The proposed fee would remove it with a tuition increase $50 for a full-long semester and $25 for a summer semester for all students.…MORE

Cyclists Voice Concern Over Roadside Rumble Strips

Cyclists Voice Concern Over Roadside Rumble Strips

Rumble strips alert drivers when they veer off the road or into oncoming traffic. It is a safety measure. TxDot’s Public Information officer Adele Lewis said they are especially necessary on roads like FM 171. “This is a rural road, and in the state of Texas, 58% of lane departure or road departure wrecks ending…MORE

WFISD Food Truck Serves Lunch At Local Businesses

WFISD Food Truck Serves Lunch At Local Businesses

For many Wichitans, a bite of a western burger brings back the good ol’ days in the school cafeteria line. Therefore, the Wichita Falls ISD food truck is now rolling up to local businesses to satisfy the craving. The Executive Chef for WFISD, Chartwells, Carrie Richardson said the community asked for western burgers, so now…MORE

Design, Estimated Cost Presented To Committee For Lake Wichita Project

Design, Estimated Cost Presented To Committee For Lake Wichita Project

Tuesday morning was a big day for members of the Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee. “The committee is enthusiastic,” said Interim Chair of the Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee, Penny Miller. “This is what we want and what we think is best for the community in terms of getting good use from the lake.” In January, the…MORE

Clay County Offers New Emergency Notification For Citizens

Clay County Offers New Emergency Notification For Citizens

Residents in Clay County can now sign up for emergency alerts through the Hyper-Reach program. Clay County Commissioners gave the thumbs up to Emergency Management Coordinator Billy Carlton to implement the mass emergency notification systems that is designed specifically for public safety. The new system will provide rapid notifications of dangerous or urgent situations using…MORE

Local Teacher Raising Money To Resupply Classroom After Car Crash

Local Teacher Raising Money To Resupply Classroom After Car Crash

A Cunningham Elementary teacher created a GoFundMe page to help resupply her classroom after a car crashed into it three months ago. Katie Miller, the fourth-grade reading teacher, paid for those supplies that were destroyed in the wreck out of her own pocket. It is Miller’s first year at Cunningham Elementary, although she’s been a teacher for…MORE

Black History Month Speaker Fires Up The Community

Black History Month Speaker Fires Up The Community

Black History Month is in full swing as members of the community head to various community events. Tuesday night a man that goes by Mr. Enthusiasm is speaking at the Martin Luther King Center. On the second week of black history, month community leaders in Wichita Falls welcomed a motivational speaker, a native of the…MORE

Boys Scouts Of America Now Inviting Girls To Join

Boys Scouts Of America Now Inviting Girls To Join

Troop 43 is the first of a new era for the Boys Scouts of America. This new Boy Scout troop is all girls. Monday night at their second meeting, they prepared for their first flag ceremony that is scheduled for this weekend. More details can be found here.MORE

New Fish Cleaning Station Installed At Lake Wichita

New Fish Cleaning Station Installed At Lake Wichita

Fishermen will soon be able to clean what they catch at Lake Wichita. A $26,000 fish cleaning station purchased through a grant from Arconic Foundation and the Lake Wichita Chapter of Friends of Reservoirs, was installed Monday morning. More details about the new feature can be found here.MORE