Friday Sep 12
Local fundraiser helps provide additional meals for senior citizens
Wichita County officials are taking matters into their own hands by raising money for all senior citizen centers in the county with a dove hunt fundraiser. "The senior citizen centers of Wichita County, Electra, Burkburnett, Iowa Park, as well as Wichita Falls are all running in the red," Land Manager James Burden said.
Suicide Awareness Day
Wednesday night Burkburnett residents marked World Suicide Awareness Day with a candlelight ceremony to remember the life of 24-year-old Lindy Anderson. She took her life in December.
Public Hearing Without The Public
Burkburnett residents got a chance to say what they wanted about a proposed property tax rate increase. The only problem is no one showed up.
The city of Burkburnett is proposing a tax rate increase of about five-percent. For a homeowner with a home valued at about $100 thousand, they will see about a $34 increase a year in addition to what they're currently paying on their taxes.
Weather History: August 30: Record temps, storms, fog, snow, tropics & floods
A tornado struck the area near Providence, RI leaving a path which went 25 miles into Massachusetts as far as Freetown.
Man charged with MacArthur's band instrument theft
Investigators say Jimmie Blake stole the trailer last Thursday morning from the MacArthur Middle School parking lot.
Woman Arrested With 7 Different Drugs
A 34-year-old Wichita Falls woman is behind bars for a lengthy list of drugs. Burkburnett Police arrested Marquetta Renise Logan Wednesday night in the 1000 block of Sheppard Road.
Good Samaritan Vs. Burkburnett
There's no specific reason why W.L. Bunton began purchasing up lots of property in Burkburnett.