Category Archives: Local News

No Football Games In Bulldog Stadium Due to Structural Issues

No Football Games In Bulldog Stadium Due to Structural Issues

Burkburnett ISD will not host any home football games this year at Bulldog Stadium after inspections found issues with the pipe supports that hold up the concrete bleachers. The district explained in a social media post that inspections had been done over the summer on the stadium’s infrastructure. Results came back finding those supports had…MORE

Midwestern Parkway Bridge To Reopen Tuesday

Midwestern Parkway Bridge To Reopen Tuesday

Repairs on the westbound lane of the Midwestern Parkway bridge that crosses Holliday Creek have been completed, according to the city of Wichita Falls. City officials are planning to reopen the bridge to traffic on Tuesday. They’re asking drivers to be cautious in the area as city employees remove all barricades. Read more information about…MORE

Suspect identified in WFISD bomb threats

Suspect identified in WFISD bomb threats

Authorities have identified a suspect in connection to the bomb threats made to five schools last week. The Wichita Falls Independent School Board stated that the suspect is not a local resident. WFPD has not released any official statements regarding a suspect, saying that the case is still under investigation. Click here for the complete…MORE

Better Business Bureau Warns Of Pet Sitting Scams

Better Business Bureau Warns Of Pet Sitting Scams

The Better Business Bureau is warning of scammers who have been using employment scams to trick people out of their personal information and money. BBB’s Scam Tracker has seen multiple reports of a scam that appears to be a friendly family looking for a pet sitter. Click here to read about how the scam works.MORE

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