Good News Update Regarding Thursday's Bee Attack

Good News Update Regarding Thursday's Bee Attack

What started out as routine maintenance around Holliday Creek by Wichita Falls street crews quickly turned into a dangerous situation Thursday morning.
Following Thursday's bee attack, Friday morning city crews conducted an extensive search for any sign of bees in the areas surrounding the Weeks Park Tennis Center.

City officials say after the search, they determined there were no bees in the area and barricades were taken down and access restored to the tennis center, Circle Trial and golf course.

Officials also tell us the three Street Department employees who were attacked have all been released from United Regional Hospital where they had received treatment.

Thursday morning, the Weeks Park Tennis Center and the back nine holes of the Champions Course at Weeks Park were shut down after three city of Wichita Falls employees were attacked by Africanized Honey (Killer) Bees. Paramedics say one of those employees was stung at least one-thousand times.



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