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Wichita Falls, Texas is located in Wichita County. Zip codes in Wichita Falls, TX include 76305, 76310, and 76308. The median home price in Wichita Falls is $118,000. More Wichita Falls information.

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38 min ago | KAUZ

Wichita County Considers Universal Polling Locations

Wichita County is hoping to make voting easier for residents, by switching to a universal polling system.

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3 hrs ago | Olney Enterprise

Police recover stolen handgun during arrest

Young County Sheriff's Office and Olney Police Department joined forces late Saturday, July 26, for a pair of arrests at a building on the southernmost part of Olney.

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8 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Four guys and a boat tackle a Texas-sized water problem

As the sun rose on Lake Arrowhead late last week, four guys on a motorboat armed with 5,739 pounds of white powder set out to tackle one of Texas' most vexing water problems - evaporation from surface reservoirs.

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13 hrs ago | KAUZ

Food Bank Struggles While Trying To Expand

New programs are being expanded at the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank, draining resources and man power.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KAUZ

Grand Disaster?

In less than a month many riders that participate in the Hotter' N Hell Hundred, Wichita Falls premier bike event will take over area hotels.

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Southwest Farm Press

Drought status improves across Texas

Finally, a drought that has tortured Texas farmers and ranchers for almost four years seems to be diminishing, slowly, perhaps, but bit by bit showing signs of moving back to something like normal precipitation.

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KAUZ

Friends Of Wichita Falls Public Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Wichita Falls Public Library announces its next major Half-Price Book Sale for Saturday, August 2. The Seventh and Austin Friends book warehouse location has received a lot of new inventory the past two months.

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KAUZ

Only One Teen Wearing Seatbelt During Crash

Police said only one of the five victims involved in a crash early Sunday morning was wearing a seat belt.

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KAUZ

Fighting Illiteracy

It's a startling fact that more than 20 percent of adults in Wichita County are functionally illiterate.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KAUZ

Synthetic Rise

The Red River Hospital in Wichita Falls treats patients for mental health and addiction, but recently have seen even more patients with effects associated with synthetic marijuana also known as 'K-2' or 'Spice.'

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KAUZ

JLUS: County Approved

The Wichita County Commissioners Court adopted a resolution Monday accepting and supporting the Sheppard Air Force Base Joint Land Use Study, Background Report, and Executive Summary and Strategies.

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KAUZ

Names of the 5 Injured in Single Vehicle Accident

The name of the five people who were rushed to the hospital after an early morning crash on Sunday have been released.

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LiveScience

How Texas Man Survived 1,000 Killer Bees

A municipal worker who got stung by an estimated 1,000 bees while mowing a park lawn on Thursday was in stable condition.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

KAUZ

Early Morning Car Accident

Five people are in the hospital following an early morning car accident. A gray GMC Envoy was traveling eastbound on Kell Freeway around 1 a.m. The car lost control and ran into the grass median.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KAUZ

Hotter Than Cooler With Rain Chances

HEAT ADVISORY: Wichita, Baylor, Archer, Clay, Wilbarger, Cotton, Jefferson and Tillman Co.

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KAUZ

Fire Damages Apartment Home

A fire at the Sun Valley Apartment complex has caused about $40,000 worth of damages.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Amarillo.com

Donations for Fritch fire victims near $1 million

Two and a half months after the Double Diamond wildfire destroyed more than 200 homes in Fritch, relief donations continue to build and a total damage estimate - now hovering at $5 million - is becoming clearer.

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KAUZ

Credit Conundrum

It's a paradox: you need credit to get credit. So, how do you start to form a credit history, when companies rely on a credit history to determine your credit score? "It might be hard not having any credit history," says Rachel Wheat, the Marketing Director of Texoma Community Credit Union in Wichita Falls.

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Examiner.com

Three movies started on Wildcatter Ranch near Graham

Three famous Western movies all started on the ranch surrounding the Wildcatter Restaurant near Graham, Texas, according to Dr. Kenneth Aboussie of Wichita Falls, Texas.

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KAUZ

Watermelon Festival

The third annual Wichita Falls Watermelon Fest is Saturday, July 26. The fun begins at 8 a.m. and runs through 1 p.m. It's at the Downtown Farmers Market at 8th and Ohio Street.

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