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Texoma Federal Courthouses May Shut Down

A pair of Texoma courthouse facilities may be closed down by the federal government in an effort to save money.

The federal courthouses facilities in Wichita Falls and Lawton are among 60 total facilities across the nation that may be closed down.

The facilities are numbered off  #1 through #60, with #1 being the most likely to be closed down. Wichita Falls is #14, Lawton is #54.

Karen Mitchell, clerk of the U.S. District Court in Dallas, said if the facility in Wichita Falls is closed down, people would have to go to the nearest courthouse, which is Fort Worth.

There are several other courthouse facilities on the list in Oklahoma and Texas. The is as follows:

City Rank

Gadsden, Ala. 22

Florence, Ala. 27

Selma, Ala. 44

Opelika, Ala. 48

Fairbanks, Alaska 15

Ketchikan, Alaska 25

Juneau, Alaska 37

Harrison, Ark. 3

Batesville, Ark. 7

Jonesboro, Ark. 13

Pine Bluff, Ark. 17

Hot Springs, Ark. 21

Helena, Ark. 34

Salinas, Calif. 58

Grand Junction, Colo. 43

Durango, Colo. 57

Key West, Fla. 12

Dublin, Ga. 9

Athens, Ga. 28

Waycross, Ga. 29

Valdosta, Ga. 41

Statesboro, Ga. 56

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 11

Moscow, Idaho 52

Joliet, Ill. 51

Terre Haute, Ind. 19

Council Bluffs, Iowa 35

Pikeville, Ky. 26

Bowling Green, Ky. 47

Salisbury, Md. 10

Traverse City, Mich. 55

Fergus Falls, Minn. 23

Meridian, Miss. 5

Hannibal, Mo. 32

Bryson City, N.C. 4

Wilkesboro, N.C. 24

Fayetteville, N.C. 60

Minot, N.D. 38

Grand Forks, N.D. 40

North Platte, Neb. 53

McAlester, Okla. 50

Lawton, Okla. 54

Pendleton, Ore. 46

Beaufort, S.C. 1

Aiken, S.C. 8

Jackson, Tenn. 16

Winchester, Tenn. 20

Cookeville, Tenn. 36

Columbia, Tenn. 39

Amarillo, Texas 30

San Angelo, Texas 33

Lufkin, Texas 45

Pecos, Texas 59

Wichita Falls, Texas 14

Big Stone Gap, Va. 6

Newport News, Va. 18

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2

Clarksburg, W.Va. 31

Vancouver, Wash. 42

Jackson, Wyo. 49

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