Wichita County Newswire (Page 9)

Wichita County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wichita County, TX. (Page 9)

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  1. AAA Texas tipsy tow service 4th of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | KAUZ

    ... Day. According to TxDoT records there have been 106 DWI arrests and seven deaths on the 4th of July in Wichita County from 2003-2016. So, if you've had too much to drink on the 4th keep those keys out of the ignition and call AAA Texas for a free ...

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  2. Rollover in Wichita County leaves one deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | KAUZ

    Around 6:30 p.m. DPS officials said Howard Winfred Ballard, 75, was driving east on FM 171 just south of Emmert Road when he failed to 'negotiate' a left turn. Ballard's pickup left the roadway to the right, turned and crossed the roadway entering the opposite ditch.

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  3. Former Wichita Co. prosecutor to run for 30th District Court JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | KAUZ

    A former Wichita County prosecutor and local attorney is expected to announce his plans to run for Judge of the 30th District Court in the March 2018 Republican Primary.

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  4. Dozens play volleyball in mud for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | KSWO

    ... Department officers. "He's been a good friend to most of us here," Tristin Dozar said. "He's been in the Wichita County area for a long time. Some of are law enforcement and we just felt it was the right thing to do." The three finalists were Muddy ...

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  5. How to avoid getting burned with a firework fine this Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Hundreds are buying fireworks to celebrate the Fourth of July with a bang, but which ones can be popped inside the Wichita Falls city limits? Several fireworks stand owners in Wichita County say there are not a lot of them. "Most fireworks you are not going to be able to do inside the city limits," said Haley Green, Alamo Fireworks.

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  6. Wichita Falls woman arrested, accused of leaving baby, 9-year-old home aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | KSWO

    ... er aunt's home. She stated she was away from her apartment for 15 to 20 minutes. Roberson was booked into the Wichita County Jail on Wednesday charged with two counts of Abandoning or Endangering a Child with a $10,000 bond.

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  7. Wichita Falls man arrested for Possession of Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | KSWO

    ... e to examine several of his computer devices and storage medias. As of Wednesday, Allmon was no longer in the Wichita County Jail. An arrest warrant for him was signed on Friday, June 23.

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  8. Keep the waters safe to swim inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | KAUZ

    ... for park-goers to swim in. According to him, the park follows recommendations made by the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health Department as well as CDC guidelines when it comes to treating and monitoring anything that should happen to the ...

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  9. Wichita Co. Commissioners award bids for road construction materialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | KAUZ

    More road projects are scheduled this year in Wichita County and commissioners will soon have the materials to begin the work. Precinct 4 Commissioner, Jeff Watts, said it is something they do twice a year because the prices can change drastically.

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  10. Two arrested following traffic stop on U.S. 287Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | KAUZ

    A traffic stop on U.S. 287 in Wichita County ended with two men behind bars and several types of drugs off the streets. Around 3:09 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, a Wichita County Sheriff's deputy stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Midway Church Road.

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  11. Wichita Co. Health District hoping to reduce colon and cervical cancer ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | KAUZ

    The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District is hoping to reduce the amount colon and cervical cancer cases in the county with a new program. On Tuesday, Wichita Falls council members passed an ordinance for the health district to receive a $130,000 grant for a cancer control program.

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  12. EXCLUSIVE: Jailhouse interview with Domanic Thrasher murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | KAUZ

    ... Love said. A change of venue motion is also hanging in the balance for Love which could move the trial out of Wichita County.

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  13. Gun range project for Wichita Co. Sheriff's deputies suffers setbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | KAUZ

    Wichita County officials and construction workers are trying to keep the firing range project for Sheriff's deputies on track after a couple of setbacks. The surface was laid at the beginning of the month and is already in need of repair after that incident.

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  14. Wichita Falls emergency center hosting free breakfast for first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | KAUZ

    A local emergency center in Wichita Falls is going to host a 'Burritos for Badges' breakfast to honor first responders in the county. The breakfast is being held on Tuesday, June 27 from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Neighbors Emergency Center on 3939 Kell Blvd. Wichita Falls Police, Wichita Falls Firefighters, and Wichita County Sheriff's Deputies will be given a free breakfast burrito, fruit, coffee, and juice to start their day off strong.

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  15. Ride Share company LYFT is operating in Wichita FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | KAUZ

    Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 100, making it possible for ride sharing companies like LYFT and UBER to operate in more Texas towns, so long as they have a permit and pay a fee. "Until you told me that we had LYFT coming to Wichita Falls, I had no idea," said Wichita County Constable Mark Brewer.

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  16. Burkburnett Police Officer arrested in Wichita Falls for DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | KSWO

    Around 2:21 a.m. a Wichita County Sheriff's deputy stopped a vehicle after it ran through the flashing red lights at Lawrence Road and Gregory Street. Angle was asked to step out of the vehicle.

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  17. Blotter: Wife catches husband with girlfriend, trashes apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... her identity before police discovered she had a felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance in Wichita County, the report said. The girlfriend was also charged with failure to identify fugitive from justice, and she was taken to Denton ...

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  18. Wichita Co. youth win big at 2017 Texas 4-H RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | KAUZ

    Several young people in Wichita County brought home five top placing awards from the 71st Annual Texas 4-H Roundup. The Texas 4-H Roundup had more than 4,000 participants competing in 50 diverse competitions throughout the week-long event.

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  19. Construction soon to begin on new Bohner Rd. bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | KAUZ

    In May of 2015, the Bohner Road bridge in Wichita County was washed away from flooding, but residents do not have to wait much longer to access the road again. The bridge has been washed out in the past because it was not built to sustain flooding, but commissioners believe that problem will be fixed.

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  20. Half a pound of meth leads to arrest at Wayfarer MotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | KAUZ

    ... that were identified as MDMA, also known as ecstasy, and a digital scale. Jihad was arrested and taken to the Wichita County Jail where he was charged with Manufacturing and Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled ...

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