Domestic violence is a serious issue across the nation, including Texoma.
This is why First Step in Wichita Falls is hosting their 13th Annual Candle Vigil this week. The event is taking place on October 29th at the Wellington Banquet and Conference Center. It goes on from 6:00p.m. until 7:30p.m.
There will be two guest speakers at the event. The purpose is to bring hope to survivors.
Officials said they experienced people who are afraid to talk to authorities that they are a victim. On the other hand, some people do tell the authorities, but retract because they are scared of the abusers.