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Texoma Mayors Weigh In On Mask Mandate

Texoma Mayors Weigh In On Mask Mandate

Texoma leaders are weighing in on Governor Greg Abbott’s mask mandate. Click here to find out what Vernon and Wichita Falls’ mayors are saying about wearing masks.MORE

Many Texoma Businesses Still Experiencing Employee Shortages

Many Texoma Businesses Still Experiencing Employee Shortages

Workforce Solutions North Texas hosted a public service job fair at Vernon College’s Wichita Falls campus on Tuesday. Experts say the current employee shortage is a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic and many businesses have experienced a direct hit from it. Click here to read the complete story.MORE

Texoma Schools Experiencing Effects Of Teacher Shortages

Texoma Schools Experiencing Effects Of Teacher Shortages

As the summer break starts to come to an end, students and teachers are getting ready to head back into the classrooms over the next few weeks. Some Texoma school districts are worried about if they will even have enough teachers for their classrooms. Click here to read the full story.  MORE

Search Continues For Missing Anadarko Woman With Brain Cancer

Search Continues For Missing Anadarko Woman With Brain Cancer

The search continues on Monday night, and a silver alert is still ongoing, for an Anadarko woman who’s been missing since last Wednesday. Her family believes she’s still in southwest Oklahoma. Her son, Dylan Sherill, is desperate to find his mother, Dawn Sherrill. He’s pleading with surrounding communities to look out for her after she…MORE

Boomtown Bay Closing One Week Early

Boomtown Bay Closing One Week Early

The city of Burkburnett has announced that the Boomtown Bay Family Aquatic Center will close a week early due to labor market shortages. Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021 will the last day the aquatic center is open to the public for this year. Clcik here to find out why the water park is closing early.MORE

Construction To Begin Soon On I-44 Near State Line

Construction To Begin Soon On I-44 Near State Line

Construction is set to begin on I-44 near the Oklahoma/Texas border by the end of the month. Oklahoma Department of Transportation says crews will be resurfacing the road. Weekdays, only one lane will be open in each direction so drivers should be prepared for possible delays. ODOT officials said all lanes will be open weekends…MORE

SAFB Gets New Commander For 82nd Training Wing

SAFB Gets New Commander For 82nd Training Wing

On Monday morning, Sheppard Air Force Base welcomed the new face that will be leading the 82nd Training Wing, Brig. Gen.l Lyle K. Drew. General Drew said the change of command from Brig. Gen.l Kenyon Bell to him isn’t a form of replacement, it’s a form of transition with the same goal in mind: combat…MORE