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15 hrs ago | Times Record News

Briefly

The Wichita County Democratic Association, East of the Falls CDC, and Davenport Grocery are sponsoring a Community Picnic 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Spudder Park.

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20 hrs ago | KAUZ

In Demand

Wichita County is making its way towards the end of a grant in the federal storm shelter rebate program.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Times Record News

City pet laws difficult to enforce

Times Record News file photo A mother dog and her litter of puppies rest at the Humane Society of Wichita County.

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Related Topix: Archer County, TX, Wichita Falls, TX

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KAUZ

Electra Turmoil Over?

Electra Turmoil Over? On Tuesday Electra Commissioners voted 5-0 to end the city's contract with Wichita County Sheriff's office.

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Related Topix: Electra, TX

Times Record News

MSU students get 4-year scholarship

Ten students, including three from Wichita County, have been named recipients of Midwestern State University's President's Distinguished Scholarships.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

KAUZ

Electra PD Facelift

Electra command staff and patrol officers have been taking on more of the hours previously covered by the Wichita County Sheriffs Office.

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Related Topix: Electra, TX

Fri Jul 04, 2014

KAUZ

Patriotic Parade

On Friday over 100 people filled the downtown streets of Wichita Falls to celebrate the 4th of July.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KAUZ

Fireworks Fair Warning

The Fourth of July is just a few days away and in an effort to clear up any confusion before Texoma residents head out to pop fireworks, law enforcement from Wichita County and the City of Wichita Falls gathered Wednesday afternoon to discuss ways residents can enjoy the holiday without breaking the law.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX, US Military, Sheppard Air Force Base, US Air Force

Times Record News

Thornberry promotes Red Rive bill

Congressman Mac Thornberry updated state and local elected officials on the latest developments with the Bureau of Land Management and property owners along the Red River Wednesday morning in the Wichita County Commissioners Court.

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Related Topix: Mac Thornberry, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Wichita Falls man robs two people in bathroom of Texas Showgirls

A Wichita Falls man pleaded guilty Friday, June 27, to robbing two other men in the bathroom of Texas Showgirls, according to an article in the Wichita Falls Times Record News yesterday .

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

Times Record News

Jail renovation on county agenda

Wichita County commissioners are scheduled to take a step toward a major overhaul of the county's jail when they meet Monday.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Dallas Observer

A Texas Inmate's Newborn Died After She Gave Birth in Solitary Confinement, Lawsuit Claims

As Nicole Guerrero lay alone in a cell, moaning and crying in excruciating pain through the birth of her daughter, she heard the detention officers laugh, she says.

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Related Topix: Prison

KAUZ

Get Help to Quit Smoking

Especially if you don't have a support team. The Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition are offering a free Fresh Start adult smoking cessation class.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Wichita Falls, TX

Thu Jun 26, 2014

KAUZ

Wichita County Judge Receives Big Honor & Title

A Wichita County Justice of The Peace received a big honor Thursday night. Judge Janice Sons was installed as President of the Justice of The Peace and Constables Association of Texas.

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KAUZ

Pesky Pest Problem

Due to the continuing drought in Texoma, many people are conserving water in any way possible.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Wichita Falls, TX

Crooks and Liars

Global Warming Up Close: It's Time To Drink The Toilet Water

Brantley Hargrove at the Texas Monthly with the story of one city that will soon be drinking its own toilet wastewater.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Wichita Falls, TX, Windthorst, TX, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Times Record News

Pickup collides with Iowa Park church van

Wichita County Sheriff' Office deputies work the scene of an accident involving an Iowa Park church van and a pickup.

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Related Topix: Iowa Park, TX

Tue Jun 24, 2014

KAUZ

Grand Reopening?

The New Grand Hotel closed its doors back in December after failing to meet health code inspections and letting its lodging permit expire.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

Times Record News

Wichita County places restrictions on fireworks

Photos by Christopher Walker/Times Record News Fireworks stand employee, T.J Meissnier displays one of several popular large sky display fireworks.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Wichita Falls, TX

Mon Jun 23, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest, Seizure of Stolen Gun, and Drugs

Amarillo Police arrest 31-year-old Andre Juane Speaks. Speaks is wanted for a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a felon in possession of a firearm arrest in Wichita County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Amarillo, TX

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