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22 hrs ago | KAUZ

Deadly Accident Driver Let Go

The man who was behind the wheel of a truck that hit and killed an 11-year-old boy in Wichita County will not face any charges.

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Friday | Times Record News

Community gardens reinforce fabric of society

Sustainable food. That is a pretty hot topic around the country, and it is gaining momentum here in Wichita County.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Times Record News

Driver of truck that killed Macias won't face any charges

A Wichita County grand jury declined to indict Mark Allen Cotterly, 60, in connection with an incident that resulted in the death of 11-year-old Jared Macias and his horse, Amarillo, in July 2013.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Iowa Park, TX, Hurst, TX

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Times Record News

City to keep Castaway Cove afloat

Times Record News file The Wichita Falls City Council voted Tuesday to purchase water to be hauled in to the city-owned Castaway Cove Waterpark if Stage 5 Drought Catastrophe restrictions take effect.

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

KAUZ

Arrest Made in Aggravated Robbery

One of the three men wanted in connection to an aggravated robbery at a Wichita Falls apartment complex has been arrested.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Times Record News

Government: Drought grows worse

The U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday shows all of Wichita County is now in the Exceptional Drought category - the most severe.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Clay County, TX, South-Plains, TX, Wichita Falls, TX

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KAUZ

Positive Progress For Electra Police Department

This included four new dispatchers and two full time officers. The announcement was made at Tuesday's City Council meeting.

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Related Topix: Electra, TX

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Times Record News

Man on trial for beating kid found dead

Wichita County Sheriff David Duke confirms to the media that a body found on Hammon Ranch Road was that of George Rodriguez, 26, who had pleaded guilty Monday to injury of a child.

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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Wichita Falls Cattle Baron Ball raises more than $400,000 to fight cancer

The Wichita Falls Cattle Baron's Ball raised more than $400,000 last Saturday night, according to Lee Ann Haines, chairman of the event which raises money to fight cancer.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Times Record News

Cycling officers get in gear to ride 150 miles for MS research

Matt Bailey , Tim Pope, Jeff Li and Tim Putney stop for a moment during a ride. Bailey and Putney along with a team of riders will compete in a 150-mile ride May 3-4 to help raise awareness and money for multiple sclerosis research.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

Times Record News

Tour to spotlight 1920s-'30s homes

Marc McCown's cottage at 1823 Speedway was built in 1927. It is one of five dwellings featured on the Provenance Historic Homes Tour, coming up April 12. The Wichita County Heritage Society unveils its 14th annual Provenance Historic Homes Tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

Times Record News

Gilleland 50th

Mr. and Mrs. John Gilleland celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a tour of National Parks throughout the West.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Times Record News

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File photo More than 80 booths and displays including the Wichita Falls Fire Department will participate in the Eighth Annual Health Fair at the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District has something to offer everyone from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday ... (more)

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Times Record News

Drivers see new left-turn signal

State Highway 79 and Professional Drive is the site for the first flashing yellow arrow traffic signal in the Wichita County.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Times Record News

Briefly

Residents who participate in the city of Wichita Falls Curbside Recycling Program can receive a free load of compost during the Sanitation Department's Spring Compost Giveaway 9 a.m. -3 p.m. Saturday at the Wichita Falls Landfill on Wiley Road.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

Times Record News

No headline - City_council

A new ordinance will help the city attack its pet overpopulation problem, but it will admittedly take a couple of years for it to have any teeth.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

Times Record News

One pinwheel at a time

Christopher Walker/ Times Record News Students from Christ Academy and volunteers from Sheppard Air Force Base place pinwheels for Patsy's House Tuesday afternoon in the grassy area in front of Patterson Honda on Jacksboro Highway.

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Related Topix: US Military, Sheppard Air Force Base, US Air Force, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Sat Mar 29, 2014

KAUZ

Church Raises Money for Humane Society

Church in Wichita Falls held a garage sale Saturday morning to raise money for a local organization.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX, Holliday, TX

Examiner.com

Judge Bob Brotherton to hear case involving deaths of three in accident

Judge Bob Brotherton , who is the presiding judge of the 30th District Court, will hear the traffic case which resulted in the deaths of three people in Wichita Falls on Jacksboro Highway, according to a statement from the Wichita County District Attorney's Office in the Wichita Falls Times Record News newspaper, Saturday, March 29. Former police ... (more)

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Times Record News

Details about chase given

An affidavit released Thursday reveals the details of a high-speed chase involving the Burkburnett Police Department, the Wichita County Sheriff's Office and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol in February.

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Related Topix: Burkburnett, TX

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