Wichita County Newswire

Wichita County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wichita County, TX.

Results 1 - 20 of 223 in Wichita County, TX

  1. Wichita County grass fire burns wheat fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A grass fire in Wichita County torched approximately 15 acres of a wheat field Thursday afternoon. Several local fire departments battled flames a half mile west of the Howmet Plant just after 3 p.m. Nearby Bacon Switch Road was closed temporarily due to reduced visibility from the smoke.

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  2. South Texas man accused of recording two 16-year-olds having sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... a two-year deferred adjudication sentence for Indecency with a Child by Sexual Contact for an incident in Wichita County that involved a 14-year-old female. In March 1992, Jozefkowicz received a deferred adjudication sentence for Sexual Assault for ...

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  3. New information in Wichita Falls homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | KSWO

    ... ut investigators said that gun was found in a dumpster at another location. Fleeks remains behind bars in the Wichita County Jail on a $500,000 Bond.

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  4. Two year grace period endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | KSWO

    ... . "I really think it benefits the city from a health perspective," director of health for the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District, Lou Kreidler said. Co-owners for The Broken Tap in Wichita Falls had opened days before the ordinance ...

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  5. Billen bond reduction deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... to have her bond reduced. A judge denied the request to lower the amount. Teresa Billen is currently in the Wichita County jail on a $250,000 bond. Billen and three men are accused of the murder of Cameron Scott McCarthy. Hey was killed around ...

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  6. Billen bond reduction reducedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | KAUZ

    ... to have her bond reduced. A judge denied the request to lower the amount. Teresa Billen is currently in the Wichita County jail on a $250,000 bond. Billen and three men are accused of the murder of Cameron Scott McCarthy. Hey was killed around ...

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  7. Former Manhunt Monday suspect "no billed"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | KAUZ

    A Wichita Falls man who has been no billed by a Wichita County grand jury on the charge of assault. Desmond Matthews was the subject of a Manhunt Monday back in August of 2015 for an assault incident.

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  8. Jail UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | KAUZ

    It was a successful week for Wichita County Jail work orders and thousands of dollars were approved for jail out of county inmate housing. The Wichita County Commissioners met today and say 58 jail work orders were completed last week.

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  9. Inside Texoma: Keeping kids mind activeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | KAUZ

    ... it, several Amoxicillin pills and a small amount of cocaine in the car. Scruggs was arrested and taken to the Wichita County... A 55-year-old Texoma woman is now behind bars on drug charges. Just before 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, officers with the ...

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  10. Customer Service ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | KAUZ

    ... a glass pipe with burn marks and a clear plastic bag of methamphetamine. The 22-year-old was taken off to the Wichita County Jail. Copyright 2016 KAUZ All Rights Reserved. A Vernon woman is behind bars in Wichita Falls, after a traffic stop around 2 ...

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  11. Judge Barney Fudge sentences horse thief to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Examiner.com

    ... the community. Generous people who contribute to the charity receive one of the horse statues. Deputies of Wichita County Sheriff David Duke investigated the most recent cases on November 27, 2015 when they went to the 300 block of Pecanway Drive in ...

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  12. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | KAUZ

    ... six... Water has receded across Wichita Falls. There is currently only one road closure in the district in Wichita County. Barricades are up on State Highway 25 North of Electra from FM 370 to River Road West. The road will remain closed for the ...

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  13. Police: Texas mom burned boysa tongues with lighter as punishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | WKRN

    ... se began in March when one of the boys was brought to a hospital with an injury. Woody was held Friday at the Wichita County jail on a $3 million bond. Her husband, 34-year-old Jonathan Woody, is facing four charges and also is being held.

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  14. Water receding across Wichita Falls areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | KAUZ

    Water has receded across Wichita Falls. There is currently only one road closure in the district in Wichita County.

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  15. Police: Mom burned boys' tongues with lighter as punishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... began in March when one of the boys was brought to a hospital with an injury. Woody was held Friday at the Wichita County jail on a $3 million bond. Her husband, 34-year-old Jonathan Woody, is facing four charges and also is being held. Affordable ...

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  16. Traffic stop leads to crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... of a controlled substance and an outstanding warrant for parole violation. Cyrus remains behind bars in the Wichita County Jail. Wichita County Sheriff's Deputies said they tried to pull over Cyrus on Avenue K, but the driver took off and eventually ...

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  17. Traffic stop ends in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A man is hauled off to jail after crashing his car and running from deputies in Wichita Falls, Saturday. Wichita County Sheriff's Deputies said, they tried to pull over the suspect on Avenue K, but the driver took off and eventually crashed into the Prestige Paint and Body Shop on Kell.

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  18. Report: Rockets fired from Syria hit Turkey, 5 woundedRead the original story

    Friday May 27 | KAUZ

    ... year millions of people enjoy outdoor barbecues but it's important to do it safely. Two people are in the Wichita County Jail after a high-speed chase that ended when the vehicle crashed. 33-year-old Makara Ponn and 28-year-old Tiffany Henderson are ...

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  19. Texas man accused of including bag of meth with bank depositRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | UPI

    Authorities in Texas said they arrested a man accused of including nearly a gram of meth with his bank deposit at a drive-up window. The Wichita County Sheriff's Office said Louis Fueque Kent, 73, of Electra, used a deposit tube at the First Bank in Wichita Falls about 10:50 a.m. April 9 to make a loan payment.

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  20. Man allegedly made meth deposit at bankRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | USA Today

    A 73-year-old man is in jail after he allegedly tried to deposit almost a gram of methamphetamine along with his money into a local bank. Man allegedly made meth deposit at bank WICHITA COUNTY, Texas -- A 73-year-old man is in jail after he allegedly tried to deposit almost a gram of methamphetamine along with his money into a local bank.

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