The 20 Most Viewed Stories of 2016 From 92.9 NIN
2016 was a big year for Wichita Falls. Shootings, fires, floods, and more kept us all on our toes throughout the year.
Check out the 20 most viewed stories of the year on 929NIN.com to relive the whole year.
Every city has its rough edges, but generally speaking, Wichita Falls is a decent place to live. These are the 10 safest areas of the city based solely on reported violent and property crimes by location.
From poop water to red tacos, there’s no denying Wichita Falls has its own thing goin’ on. So, our sister station, 106.3 The Buzz, figured they might as well throw together a few memes that celebrate life here in Fallstown.
When renters move out of a house, sometimes they leave some things behind. The people who go in and clean out these places can occasionally end up finding some pretty interesting things.
Think of all the bad drivers you’ve seen. It could be the person cutting you off as you’re going down Kell. It could be the person running that red light on Fairway. It could be the speeder switching lanes on 287.
This video captured 11 of the worst drivers on the streets of Wichita Falls.
A former Wichita Falls radio DJ went missing from his home in Alabama. Chris Callaway was the Brand Manager of KNIN in Wichita Falls from 2010-2012. Unfortunately, the story didn't have a happy ending.
Wichita Falls police arrested 20-year-old Kody Lott of Seymour, Tx in connection with the shooting of two teens in an alley between Tower Drive and Kingston Drive in September. Lott fully confessed to the murder of Lauren Landavazo and the shooting of Makayla Smith as they walked home from nearby McNeil Middle School.
While you may think that living in Texoma keeps you safe from a gator, the Army Corps of Engineers says that that is not true. The picture was taken by an Army Corps ranger and wasn’t the first time that a gator has been confirmed at the lake.
We all know that there are good areas and bad areas to every city. Wichita Falls is no exception to that rule. We’ve looked before at the safest neighborhoods in Wichita Falls. Now it’s time to see the other end of the spectrum. Which neighborhoods are the most dangerous?
Parents, kids and MSU students lined Barnett Rd. in front of McNeil Middle School Tuesday morning holding signs of support for the kids at the school, and for the Landavazo and Smith families in the wake of the tragic shooting.
A well-known Wichita Falls man passed away today as a result of a house fire. Commonly known as ‘Tommy the Rose Guy,’ ‘Tommy the Flower Guy,’ or ‘Tommy the Picture Man,’ he was a fixture of the Wichita Falls bar scene. For many years, Tommy made the rounds at night to many area businesses where he would push around a shopping cart full of roses and sell flowers and pictures to customers.
Love must have been in the air…the Kidd Kraddick Morning Show‘s very own Jenna Owens officially announced her engagement at the company Christmas Party. Hear her story, see her ring, and find out who this mystery fiancé might be!
One Wichita Falls man decided to take his People of Walmart game to another realm, and it ended up with the police getting a call.
Melissa Radke, a hilarious mother of two from Lufkin, TX, posted the this video ranting about how ineffective red ribbon week really is. “You know why I drive to Target to buy camo socks and a tie-dye shirt?” She captioned the video. “Because marijuana is a gateway drug people! That’s why!!” The video has already racked up almost 5.5 million views.
All river floaters beware, you never know what could be floating in the water. In early May of this year, a man was kayaking on the Guadalupe river near Spring Branch and just happened to look down and thought he saw a large toad. It was not a large toad but a large toothed alligator.
Heading eastbound on Hwy 287 just outside of Wichita Falls, motorists can’t help but be intrigued by the skeletal remains of a house residing on a hill. The once luxurious bachelor pad built in 1939, now sits alone at the top of the hill, slowly deteriorating away since that rumored summer night of 1975.
Here's the real story of what happened that night.
The storm that produced an EF-4 tornado a mile wide would ultimately leave over fifty people dead, displace one fifth of Wichita Falls’ population, and change the landscape of our city forever. The event would put Wichita Falls in the national news and history books, while almost taking it off of the map.
Was this just kids playing a prank? Did it have anything to do with the circus being in town that weekend? All we can be sure of is that despite lots of rumors, there’s now photos confirming that creepy clowns have made their way to Texoma.
Flash Flooding became a huge problem across Texoma in September as thunderstorms rolled through dumping 4-6 inches of rain in just a few hours.
Videos captured some of the action as well as some incredible rescues in the flooded streets of Wichita Falls.
With the continuing popularity of the Christmas craze ‘The Elf on the Shelf‘, it was only a matter of time before some bad elves ended up in some pretty inappropriate and compromising positions.
This was #4 on the 2014 list, #1 on the 2015 list, and continued it's popularity throughout 2016.
After being crammed in a community den all winter, the western diamondback rattlesnakes of Texoma are emerging sexually driven, hungry, active -- and HUGE!