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Wichita Falls Fire Department: Don’t Run Over Hoses

Wichita Falls Fire Department: Don’t Run Over Hoses

Wichita Falls fire department is speaking out about the dangers of driving over fire hoses during emergency operations. A common careless mistake like this can put firefighters’ lives in great danger. Click here to find out how this move can endanger firefighters and what may happen to you if you drive over a fire hose.MORE

New Project Extends Life Of Area Roads

New Project Extends Life Of Area Roads

It is still early to tell how much damage last weekend’s storm caused on Wichita Falls roads but to help maintain them the city’s Public Works applied a thin layer of sealcoating to some roads. It is a mixture of aggregate asphalt that helps prevent water from going into the base structure, which may cause…MORE

Wichita Falls ISD Title 1 Showcases Technology And New Programs

Wichita Falls ISD Title 1 Showcases Technology And New Programs

Robotics, Virtual Reality, and STEM ruled the day as WFISD students from six different schools showed-off technologies and programs that are funded by Title 1. The funding is for schools where a large percentage of students recieve free/reduce lunch to have supplement learning programs. at the Career Education Center. Title 1 funds are allocated to…MORE

Burk Has A New Retractable Speed Hump

Burk Has A New Retractable Speed Hump

A high traffic road in Burkburnett is getting an upgrade, a new high-tech speed bump. Burkburnett city officials and Burkburnett ISD employees worked together to get two retractable speed humps in front of the new Overton Ray Elementary School, near the new foot bridge and across the baseball field the children play in. More details…MORE

Wichita Falls Force Leaves The Ice

Wichita Falls Force Leaves The Ice

Wichita Falls Force young hockey players who came to Texoma with dreams of glory on the ice left the city on Monday after the team folded. The USA Central Hockey League team was locked out of Kay Yeager Coliseum after a payment dispute between Bill Davidson, the league owner, and the MPEC management company, Spectra.…MORE

SAFB Airman Honored For Saving Father, Daughter From Burning Car

SAFB Airman Honored For Saving Father, Daughter From Burning Car

Stephen Wolf and his daughter Alaina had no idea a trip coming home from Dallas would end up being one they will never forget. They were driving down Highway 287 near Bowie when the unthinkable happened. “I started coughing, and I was coughing so hard that I blacked out,” Wolf said. Read about their ordeal…MORE

Fallen WFPD Officer Honored With Headstone 80 Years After His Death

Fallen WFPD Officer Honored With Headstone 80 Years After His Death

A Wichita Falls Police Department officer who was killed in the line of duty eight decades ago was honored Monday morning. 80 years after his death, the grave of Special Officer Robert Franklin Fennell was given a headstone for the first time. Officer Fennell died in March of 1938 when his throat was slashed with…MORE

Burkburnett Roads Near School Parking Lot Closed

Burkburnett Roads Near School Parking Lot Closed

The City of Burkburnett is closing two roads near some Burkburnett ISD campuses during the week of Thanksgiving. City crews along with contractors will be working on County Road in front of the Boys and Girls Club, near the Post Office entrance and D.W. Taylor Pathway near the Overton Ray Elementary parking lot. More details…MORE