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Saturday | KAUZ

Top Of Texas: Antiques, Arts & More

The Wichita County Heritage Society is preparing now for their October presentation of "Top of Texas: Antiques, Arts and More!" The Premiere Top of Texas event is a weekend filled of antique shopping! The event promises unique crafter's, antique dealers, artisans, as well as authentic food vendors. The opportunity for item appraisals is also available.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

KAUZ

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.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Electra, TX, Burkburnett, TX, Iowa Park, TX, Wichita Falls, TX

Wed Sep 10, 2014

KAUZ

New Gop HQ

The Republican Party of Wichita County has relocated its headquarters to a more central location in Wichita Falls. The office located at 2000 Kell Blvd West will serve as a place to pick up campaign materials such as yard signs and provide further information on candidates and the Party.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

KAUZ

Severe Respiratory Virus Inches Closer to Texoma

Human Enterovirus 68: the disease itself and its' symptoms, like a fever, runny nose or cough are common, but the number of children hospitalized recently across the Midwest and as far south as Oklahoma is anything but. "For those children that are immune compromised and are very young, they're having increased wheezing," said Lou Kreidler, the Health Director of the Wichita Falls/Wichita County Public Health District.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

KAUZ

Grand Jury Makes Decision In Officer Involved Shooting in WF

A Wichita Falls police officer is cleared by a grand jury in connection to a shooting at an apartment complex on Professional Drive. The Wichita County Grand Jury met on Wednesday and cleared Officer Chad Nelson of his actions involving the shooting that happened on July 3rd.

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KAUZ

Two People Arrested After Hit and Run Accident

Two people are in the Wichita County Jail after a hit-and-run collision Thursday morning. The drivers of a Chevy Cobalt and a Honda Accord collided near Southwest Parkway and Fairway.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

KAUZ

How The Decision From CVS is Impacting Wichita Falls

Director of Health for the Wichita Falls, Wichita County Health District, Lou Kreidler joined us in studio to talk about the big announcement from CVS.

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

KAUZ

Wichita Falls Plans For A Food Trailer Park Downtown

We spoke with the Wichita County Health District and various food vendors about their plans to create this new community, but not everyone agrees with the city about the location of this proposed park.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

KAUZ

New Early Childhood Education Comes To Wichita County

A new educational program will soon start up in northern Wichita County. The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters will bring educational tools to various families.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

KAUZ

Traffic Stop Leads To A Drug Bust

About 17 pounds of marijuana were seized during a Saturday morning traffic stop in Wichita County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Iowa Park, TX

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KAUZ

West Nile Worries

The mosquitoes were collected on August 19th as part of the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District's mosquito surveillance program, and were found on the north side of Wichita Falls near Sheppard Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Wichita Falls, TX, US Military, Sheppard Air Force Base, US Air Force, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KAUZ

Wichita Falls Tax Breakdown

Those who live in Wichita Falls are more likely to have to be paying less in overall property taxes for this coming year.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KAUZ

Militarized Zone?

Since 2006, Wichita County has received almost $3.5 million worth of military equipment from the Pentagon that was distributed to state and local law enforcement under the Department of Defense 1033 Program.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Examiner.com

Federal Jury hands down ruling for Sheriff David Duke's office

Wichita County Sheriff David Duke 's office received a favorable ruling in connection with a federal civil rights lawsuit filed in Tennessee, according to a news release from the Wichita County District Attorney's Office recently.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Jury Finds In Favor Of Texas Sheriff In Suit Brought By Chattanooga Photographer

A Federal Court jury on Friday found in favor of a Texas sheriff and his chief deputy who had been sued by a Chattanooga photographer.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KAUZ

Jury Rules In Favor Of Wichita County Sheriff Department In Tennessee Case

It took the jury just 1 hour and 12 minutes to unanimously find in favor of the Wichita County defendants.

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KAUZ

Wichita Falls Police Catch Fugitive

A 51-year-old man wanted in connection to a deadly conduct charge was arrested in Wichita Falls.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Defense Says Arrest Of Chattanooga Photographer Ordered By Texas Sheriff Was Not Her First

A Chattanooga photographer who is suing a Texas sheriff for having her arrested for allegedly taking payment and not furnishing photos had been taken into custody before, it was testified Tuesday in Federal Court.

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Related Topix: Texas, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KAUZ

Property Tax Decreases In 2015 Wichita County Budget

The 2015 Wichita County budget was approved, Monday, August 18, 2014. The new budget is very similar to last year's.

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KAUZ

Congressman Thornberry Visits The Wichita County Republican Women

United States Congressman, Mac Thornberry came to Wichita Falls Monday Morning. Congressman Thornberry joined the Wichita County Republican Women at their monthly meeting at Luby's Cafeteria on 9th Street.

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

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