20 kids graduate from WFPD Junior Police Academy

The second session of the 2019 edition of the Junior Police Academy wrapped up on Friday.

Report: YouTube to pay FTC fine over kids’ data protection

Concerns have been raised about how YouTube collects minors' information and also about comments from pedophiles that have plagued the site.
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  Iran’s seizure of UK tanker in Gulf seen as escalation

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says the tanker Impero Stena was seized Friday by its forces for “non-compliance with international maritime laws and regulations” and has transferred the vessel to an Iranian port.

TOP STORIES

6 Around Town for the Weekend of July 19

  A cold front is on track to arrive in Texoma Monday

  Hurting families work together to bring justice for murdered WFHS teen

  Petrolia ISD to invest thousands into teachers and staff

  Need for teachers extends further than WFISD

Burkburnett does not have the same need for teachers as Wichita Falls, but superintendent Tylor Chaplin said his district is still under the same pressure of competition for teachers with bigger districts.
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Florida sheriff to investigate Jeffrey Epstein’s work release

A Florida sheriff launched an investigation Friday into whether his department properly monitored the wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein while he was serving a sentence for soliciting prostitution from underage girls.

Students receive scholarships in honor of fallen officers

Memorial service set for Olney ISD teacher

  Faith Refuge opens transitional home for women

  Forecast offers cooler temperatures, chance of rain beyond the weekend

  Hiring difficult as unemployment continues to fall

  Wichita Falls scouts head to World Scout Jamboree

  Tips for beating the heat here in Texoma

  WFISD working to hire more teachers

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US kids more excited about being YouTube stars than astronauts

American children were about three times more likely to want to be a YouTuber than a space cowboy.

SPORTS

  New leaders stepping up for the reigning state champs

  DCTF 2A-II preview

2A-II will be a highly contested division, especially in region one with several teams in local districts picked to finish 2019 well.