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    A Good Friday, Weather-wise

    Slight Rain Chances Into Easter

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:21 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:21:52 GMT
    Slight Weekend Rain Chances
    Stray Afternoon Shower Possible
  • Stage 5: Water Limits

    Stage 5: Water Limits

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:49:43 GMT
    Water usage limits on households won't change when Stage 5 is triggered.
    Water usage limits on households won't change when Stage 5 is triggered.
  • Tighter Gun Restrictions?

    Tighter Gun Restrictions?

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:57:00 GMT
    Tighter restrictions on gun control could impact gun owners and potential buyers in Texoma. President Barrack Obama requested $1.1 billion dollars for gun control. The department of Justice requested $382 million. This money will be used to protect Americans from gun violence.
    Tighter restrictions on gun control could impact gun owners and potential buyers in Texoma. President Barrack Obama requested $1.1 billion dollars for gun control. The department of Justice requested $382 million. This money will be used to protect Americans from gun violence.
  • Stage 5 Drought Catastrophe: Summer Water Concerns

    Stage 5 Drought Catastrophe: Summer Water Concerns

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:23 AM EDT2014-04-16 05:23:33 GMT
    The Wichita Falls City Council approved a measure to keep one Texoma water attraction open this summer. 
    The Wichita Falls City Council approved a measure to keep one Texoma water attraction open this summer. 
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  • Bowie Municipal Airport Project Continues

    Bowie Municipal Airport Project Continues

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:00:01 GMT
    Phase II of the taxiway and reconstruction of the Bowie municipal airport will continue. 
    Phase II of the taxiway and reconstruction of the Bowie municipal airport will continue. 
  • Build and Bond Hot Dog Feed

    Build and Bond Hot Dog Feed

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:00:25 GMT
    Current and retired W.F.I.S.D. teachers were honored Tuesday night.  
    Current and retired W.F.I.S.D. teachers were honored Tuesday night.  
  • Stage 5 Catastrophe

    Stage 5 Catastrophe

    Stage 5 Catastrophe

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:34:47 GMT
    The city of Wichita Falls will be increasing water rates for those who use more than 10 units or 10,000 units of water per household per month.
    The city of Wichita Falls will be increasing water rates for those who use more than 10 units or 10,000 units of water per household per month.
  • Arrest Made in Aggravated Robbery

    Arrest Made in Aggravated Robbery

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:31:07 GMT
    One of the three men wanted in connection to an aggravated robbery at a Wichita Falls apartment complex has been arrested. 
    One of the three men wanted in connection to an aggravated robbery at a Wichita Falls apartment complex has been arrested. 
  • Kell West Reopened After Oil Spill

    Kell West Reopened After Oil Spill

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:10:24 GMT
    Kell West has reopened following an oil spill Tuesday morning.
    Kell West has reopened following an oil spill Tuesday morning.
  • Wichita Falls Spring/Summer Brochure Released

    Wichita Falls Spring/Summer Brochure Released

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:00:40 GMT
    The Wichita Falls Parks and Recreation Department has released it's Spring/Summer Brochure.
    The Wichita Falls Parks and Recreation Department has released it's Spring/Summer Brochure.
  • Steel Magnolias

    Steel Magnolias

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:54:09 GMT
    You have one more weekend to see "Steel Magnolias" at the Backdoor Theatre.
    You have one more weekend to see "Steel Magnolias" at the Backdoor Theatre.
  • American Cancer Society Proclamation

    American Cancer Society Proclamation

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:24:18 GMT
    A proclamation to help bring awareness to the fight against cancer was read on Monday at City Council. 
    A proclamation to help bring awareness to the fight against cancer was read on Monday at City Council. 
  • New Park For Holliday On Hold

    New Park For Holliday On Hold

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:10:47 GMT
    A park project in Holliday is not making it's way off the ground just yet.
    A park project in Holliday is not making it's way off the ground just yet.
  • Understanding The Bond: W.F.I.S.D. Holds Second Town Hall Meeting

    Understanding The Bond: W.F.I.S.D. Holds Second Town Hall Meeting

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:58:43 GMT
    The Wichita Falls Independent School District held its second of three scheduled town hall meetings Monday at Hirschi High School. 
    The Wichita Falls Independent School District held its second of three scheduled town hall meetings Monday at Hirschi High School. 
  • Iowa Park to Use Well Water for City Attractions

    Iowa Park to Use Well Water for City Attractions

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:53:24 GMT
    The drought continues to impact Texoma. The latest changes involve the swimming attractions in Iowa Park. 
    The drought continues to impact Texoma. The latest changes involve the swimming attractions in Iowa Park. 
  • Fearful Farmers

    Fearful Farmers

    Fearful Farmers

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:19:31 GMT
    Texomans have been looking for an answer to help deal with the profit losses suffered under the region’s drought.
    Texomans have been looking for an answer to help deal with the profit losses suffered under the region’s drought.
  • Possible Drought Relief?

    Possible Drought Relief?

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:00:17 GMT
    95% of the drought stricken area in Texas has been labeled a natural disaster. Congressman, Mac Thornberry visited Alcoa Howmat to commend them on their water conservation strategies. He also spoke with news reporters about his visit to Wichita Falls and potential aids in helping with Texoma's natural disaster.Thornberry says that if the drought continues at this pace, it could move into what is known as a Presidential Disaster Area. This has not been done in many decades and is an option. 
    95% of the drought stricken area in Texas has been labeled a natural disaster. Congressman, Mac Thornberry visited Alcoa Howmat to commend them on their water conservation strategies. He also spoke with news reporters about his visit to Wichita Falls and potential aids in helping with Texoma's natural disaster.Thornberry says that if the drought continues at this pace, it could move into what is known as a Presidential Disaster Area. This has not been done in many decades and is an option. 
  • Former Texoma Man and Grandson Killed in Kansas Shootings

    Former Texoma Man and Grandson Killed in Kansas Shootings

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:08:03 GMT
    A man and young boy with connections to Texoma are among the three people that were killed in a shooting in Kansas Sunday.
    A man and young boy with connections to Texoma are among the three people that were killed in a shooting in Kansas Sunday.
  • Torch Award Semi-Finalists Announced

    Torch Award Semi-Finalists Announced

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:54:32 GMT
    The Better Business Bureau is celebrating three local companies and their work.
    The Better Business Bureau is celebrating three local companies and their work.
  • YMCA Healthy Kids Day

    YMCA Healthy Kids Day

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:47:03 GMT
    April 26th is Healthy Kids Day!
    April 26th is Healthy Kids Day!
  • Fertilizer Plant Explosions Anniversary

    Fertilizer Plant Explosions Anniversary

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:53:40 GMT
    This week marks the one year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion is West, TX. 
    This week marks the one year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion is West, TX. 
  • Miles Bench Competency Trial

    Miles Bench Competency Trial

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:52:43 GMT
    The man charged with killing a Velma teen back in 2012 is scheduled to start his competency trial on Monday. 
    The man charged with killing a Velma teen back in 2012 is scheduled to start his competency trial on Monday. 
  • New Police Officers In Electra

    New Police Officers In Electra

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:51:31 GMT
    Two new Electra Police Officers started patrolling on Monday.
    Two new Electra Police Officers started patrolling on Monday.
  • Farm Bill Meeting

    Farm Bill Meeting

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:50:36 GMT
    Many farmers and residents in Wilbarger County will be learning about the farm bill on Monday. 
    Many farmers and residents in Wilbarger County will be learning about the farm bill on Monday. 
  • Stage 5 Water Restrictions

    Stage 5 Water Restrictions

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:49:51 GMT
    Wichita Falls City Council could finalize plans for Stage 5 Water Restrictions on Tuesday. 
    Wichita Falls City Council could finalize plans for Stage 5 Water Restrictions on Tuesday. 
  • Manhunt Monday

    Manhunt Monday

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:36:19 GMT
    Help Crimes Stoppers get a wanted man off the streets.
    Help Crimes Stoppers get a wanted man off the streets.
  • Sexual Assault on Lucile Ave

    Sexual Assault on Lucile Ave

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-04-13 15:59:38 GMT
    Wichita Falls Police Officers responded to a sexual assault call Sunday at 5:06 a.m. on the 1800 block of Lucile Avenue near Baylor Street and Duval Street.
    Wichita Falls Police Officers responded to a sexual assault call Sunday at 5:06 a.m. on the 1800 block of Lucile Avenue near Baylor Street and Duval Street.
  • Guardians of Children Kar Hop for Kids

    Guardians of Children Kar Hop for Kids

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-04-13 15:48:57 GMT
    The Guardians of Children will host Kar Hop for Kids Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Sonic fast food restaurant on Southwest Parkway and Taft. 
    The Guardians of Children will host Kar Hop for Kids Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Sonic fast food restaurant on Southwest Parkway and Taft. 
  • Turkey Fest

    Turkey Fest

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-04-13 01:57:39 GMT
    More than 5,000 people packed downtown Henrietta Saturday for Turkey Fest.
    More than 5,000 people packed downtown Henrietta Saturday for Turkey Fest.
  • T.H.O.R.

    T.H.O.R.

    Saturday, April 12 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-12 22:24:51 GMT
    Some adventurous Texomans put themselves to the test Saturday morning.
    Some adventurous Texomans put themselves to the test Saturday morning.
  • Mustangs Moonlight Stampede Against Drugs

    Mustangs Moonlight Stampede Against Drugs

    Saturday, April 12 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-04-12 17:54:59 GMT
    The Midwestern State University Crime Stoppers and the Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers present “Mustangs Moonlight Stampede Against Drugs” will be held on the south campus of Midwestern State University Friday, April 25, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  
    The Midwestern State University Crime Stoppers and the Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers present “Mustangs Moonlight Stampede Against Drugs” will be held on the south campus of Midwestern State University Friday, April 25, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  
  • YMCA Healthy Kids Day

    YMCA Healthy Kids Day

    Saturday, April 12 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-04-12 14:04:27 GMT
    On Saturday, April 26th, the YMCA of Wichita Falls will celebrate YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. 
    On Saturday, April 26th, the YMCA of Wichita Falls will celebrate YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. 
  • STEP 2nd Quarter Results: Aims To Curve Traffic Violations In Texoma

    STEP 2nd Quarter Results: Aims To Curve Traffic Violations In Texoma

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:46:35 GMT
    WFPD hopes to crack down on drivers breaking the law.  
    WFPD hopes to crack down on drivers breaking the law.  
  • Texoma's Most Wanted

    Texoma's Most Wanted

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:47:47 GMT
    Law enforcement needs your help finding the five people on this list.  
    Law enforcement needs your help finding the five people on this list.  
  • Heartbleed Bug

    Heartbleed Bug

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:10:21 GMT
    The Heartbleed bug has been identified after three years of being in hiding. Found out by researchers and security experts, the bug threatens all internet users using open SSL. 
    The Heartbleed bug has been identified after three years of being in hiding. Found out by researchers and security experts, the bug threatens all internet users using open SSL. 
  • Drought Affecting MSU

    Drought Affecting MSU

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:42:03 GMT
    The lack of rain in Texoma is impacting safety and possible growth at Midwestern State University. 
    The lack of rain in Texoma is impacting safety and possible growth at Midwestern State University. 
  • Aggravated Robbery

    Aggravated Robbery

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:04:45 GMT
    Wichita Falls police are still searching for 3 people who came busting into a residence with guns this afternoon while people were inside. 
    Wichita Falls police are still searching for 3 people who came busting into a residence with guns this afternoon while people were inside. 
  • Partners in Education 25th Anniversary

    Partners in Education 25th Anniversary

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:53:16 GMT
    Partners in education or PIE held a celebration tonight. To honor the amazing women who started the group that links businesses, organizations, and individuals with schools, all to enhance student learning.During the luncheon several awards were handed out including Partner of the Year, Program of the Year, Organization of the Year, Extra Mile Award, Staff Appreciation Award, Rookie of the Year, Mentor of the Year, Mentor Program of the Year, and Campus Coordinator of the Year. Pie was starte...
    Partners in education or PIE held a celebration tonight. To honor the amazing women who started the group that links businesses, organizations, and individuals with schools, all to enhance student learning.During the luncheon several awards were handed out including Partner of the Year, Program of the Year, Organization of the Year, Extra Mile Award, Staff Appreciation Award, Rookie of the Year, Mentor of the Year, Mentor Program of the Year, and Campus Coordinator of the Year. Pie was starte...
  • Second Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies in Wichita Falls

    Second Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies in Wichita Falls

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:51:33 GMT
    Another skunk tested positive for rabies in Wichita Falls.
    Another skunk tested positive for rabies in Wichita Falls.
  • Terrible Tuesday

    Terrible Tuesday

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:51:37 GMT
    Thirty five years ago today, an F4 tornado ripped through Wichita Falls putting Terrible Tuesday in the History books forever. The Tornado touched ground for forty-seven miles, killing forty-two people. Check out the in-depth stories from a couple survivors of Terrible Tuesday. 
    Thirty five years ago today, an F4 tornado ripped through Wichita Falls putting Terrible Tuesday in the History books forever. The Tornado touched ground for forty-seven miles, killing forty-two people. Check out the in-depth stories from a couple survivors of Terrible Tuesday. 
  • Concrete Poured for Disaster Helping Hands Building

    Concrete Poured for Disaster Helping Hands Building

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:23:49 GMT
    An organization that helps areas affected by natural disasters is getting a permanent center in Wichita Falls.  
    An organization that helps areas affected by natural disasters is getting a permanent center in Wichita Falls.  
  • Burn Ban Expires in Clay County

    Burn Ban Expires in Clay County

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:14:58 GMT
    Clay County's burn ban expired Thursday.
    Clay County's burn ban expired Thursday.
  • Waurika Rattlesnake Hunt

    Waurika Rattlesnake Hunt

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:07:09 GMT
    The Waurika Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for it's annual Rattlesnake Hunt.
    The Waurika Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for it's annual Rattlesnake Hunt.
  • Pet Of The Week

    Pet Of The Week

    Thursday, April 10 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-04-10 17:59:42 GMT
    Wookie is our pet of the week. 
    Wookie is our pet of the week. 
  • TERRIBLE TUESDAY REMEMBERED: Chief Met. from '79 to Join Us Live

    TERRIBLE TUESDAY REMEMBERED: Chief Met. from '79 to Join Us Live

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:37:26 GMT
    The man responsible for keeping Texoma informed during "Terrible Tuesday" is joining us live at 6 to talk about impact of that day. On April 10, 1979, twisters killed 56 people and injured more than 1,000 across Texoma.
    The man responsible for keeping Texoma informed during "Terrible Tuesday" is joining us live at 6 to talk about impact of that day. On April 10, 1979, twisters killed 56 people and injured more than 1,000 across Texoma.
  • Tx-DOT Raise Work Zone Safety

    Tx-DOT Raise Work Zone Safety

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:42 AM EDT2014-04-10 04:42:20 GMT
    Texas drivers are dying in work zone wrecks due to speed and distraction.
    Texas drivers are dying in work zone wrecks due to speed and distraction.
  • Gaming Precaution

    Gaming Precaution

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-04-10 01:28:08 GMT
    There is a new effort to understand why teens want to buy and play violent video games. 
    There is a new effort to understand why teens want to buy and play violent video games. 
  • Fracking Concerns

    Fracking Concerns

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:11:28 GMT
    Oil drilling and fracking concerns are spreading throughout Texoma tonight. With potential to spark an earthquake and pollute local water sources, Texomans should know the potential threats of oil fracking techniques.
    Oil drilling and fracking concerns are spreading throughout Texoma tonight. With potential to spark an earthquake and pollute local water sources, Texomans should know the potential threats of oil fracking techniques.
  • Stage 5 Car Wash Restrictions

    Stage 5 Car Wash Restrictions

    Stage 5 Car Wash Restrictions

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:12:45 GMT
    As Texoma continues to be devastated by a drought, Wichita Falls could add another stage to it's drought contingency plan.
    As Texoma continues to be devastated by a drought, Wichita Falls could add another stage to it's drought contingency plan.
  • Positive Progress For Electra Police Department

    Positive Progress For Electra Police Department

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:04:53 GMT
    The City of Electra has hired six new staff members. This included four new dispatchers and two full time officers. 
    The City of Electra has hired six new staff members. This included four new dispatchers and two full time officers. 
  • Bowie Police Applicants

    Bowie Police Applicants

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:04:05 GMT
    Nearly 50 applicants are hoping to become the next police chief in Bowie. 
    Nearly 50 applicants are hoping to become the next police chief in Bowie. 
  • National Work Zone Awareness Week

    National Work Zone Awareness Week

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:03:24 GMT
    The Texas Department of Transportation kicked off its National Work Zone Awareness Week on Monday. 
    The Texas Department of Transportation kicked off its National Work Zone Awareness Week on Monday. 
  • New Restaurants in Wichita Falls

    New Restaurants in Wichita Falls

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:02:20 GMT
    Wichita Falls residents will soon have some new eating out options in town. 
    Wichita Falls residents will soon have some new eating out options in town. 
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