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Apprenticeship Helps Fight Electrician Shortage

Apprenticeship Helps Fight Electrician Shortage

Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical workers confirmed there is a shortage of electrical workers, but they hope their program can be a solution. Manager of the Wichita Falls Chapter of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Justin Boone says a large part of the Electrician shortage is technology and a lack of exposure…MORE

City Officials Hope Internships Will Keep Grads Around

City Officials Hope Internships Will Keep Grads Around

For more than a year, the City of Wichita Falls has been making strides in their strategic plan. Part of the plan is keeping college graduates in the city. Issac Nunez is from McKinney, TX. He’s studying at Midwestern State University-Texas and majoring in International Marketing. Though he’s only been in Wichita Falls for three…MORE

Burkburnett ISD Hosts Teen Suicide Prevention Training For Parents

Burkburnett ISD Hosts Teen Suicide Prevention Training For Parents

Suicide is the third leading cause of death for people ages 10 to 24. Burkburnett ISD held a training session for parents Wednesday night about how to make teens feel safe in a time of crisis, not just in the walls of their schools but also at home. More details about the training can be…MORE

54th Academy of Country Music Awards

54th ACM Awards

The 54th ACM Awards are LIVE, Sunday, April 7 at 8/7c on CBMORE

Vernon PD First In Texas To Implement Weapon Mounted Cameras

Vernon PD First In Texas To Implement Weapon Mounted Cameras

The Vernon Police Department became the first Texas police department to implement the use of weapon mounted cameras on Tuesday. Vernon Police first tested Viridian weapon mounted cameras last November and used them for three months before the official implementation. Read more about the new weapon mounted cameras here.MORE

Asphalt Rehab Project Covering More Streets Than Ever

Asphalt Rehab Project Covering More Streets Than Ever

Today city council awarded a contract for $6,639,574.80 for the Asphalt Rehabilitation Project. This year the the city will be improving more streets than ever which officials say were carefully chosen all around the city. Click here to find out which streets will be included in the project.  MORE

MPEC Digging Out Of Financial Hole

MPEC Digging Out Of Financial Hole

Wichita Falls Multi-purpose center is in the red. There are a number of factors that contribute to the financial trouble but MPEC Manager blames a large part on the most recent failed hockey team. He adds they are working hard to turn things around. Get the complete story here.MORE

99.9 KLUR’s “Traxxas Monster Truck Show Ticket Giveaway” Contest Official Rules

99.9 KLUR’s “Traxxas Monster Truck Show Ticket Giveaway” Contest Official Rules A complete copy of these rules can be obtained at the offices of radio station KLUR (“Station”), owned and operated by Cumulus Broadcasting LLC located at 4302 Callfield Road, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308, during normal business hours Monday through Friday or by sending a self-addressed, stamped…MORE