Wichita Falls Mother Arrested, Accused of Punching Toddler in the Face

October 22nd, 2014
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Wichita Falls Police on Tuesday released information about a mother, Amber Rose Smith, 22, of Burkburnett, arrested the night before an charged with continuous family violence, injury to a child and possession of a controlled substance – specifically methamphetamine. A police statement said, “Officers responded to the 2500 block of Inglewood in reference to a family disturbance in which a toddler had been injured after being punched in the face.”

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Allergy clinic operational in Olney

October 22nd, 2014
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… provides. “We’re the only one around here that has one of these,” he said, noting that the allergy clinic in Wichita Falls closed more than a month ago and that the next closest clinic is in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Since the program began …

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Ebola Scam

October 22nd, 2014
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“It’s just a very, very scary situation,” said Charlene Butts, a resident of Wichita Falls. “I work in the public and I’m even afraid sometimes to be at my job, because you don’t know who’s coming and going, and what they have.”

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Nighthawks Introduce New Coaches

October 22nd, 2014
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The Wichita Falls Nighthawks introduced their head coach/defensive coordinator, and offensive coordinator for their inaugural indoor season in a news conference Tuesday at United Regional Healthcare. James Kerwin fills the top role after spending 2014 as the defensive coordinator of the Green Bay Blizzard, also in the IFL.

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MSU Golf: Highlights and Results

October 22nd, 2014
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The Midwestern State Mustangs had two players in the top ten individually, but finished in a tie for seventh at the Midwestern State Invitational at the Wichita Falls Country Club Tuesday. MSU got a two-under-par 70 from sophomore Thomas Smith of Stoke-on-Trent, England, and a 1-over 72 from senior Derek Oland of McKinney, Texas/Boyd in final round action as the Mustangs posted a 295 for the round and a final of 883.

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Recovery house to open in Duncan, applications being accepted

October 21st, 2014
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Recovery house to open in Duncan, applications being accepted – KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo – DUNCAN, Okla._ A new recovery house will soon be open in Duncan to help alcoholics and drug addicts get back on their feet.

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Ebola Forum In Wichita Falls

October 21st, 2014
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Texomans are eager to learn all they can about Ebola. Midwestern State and local health officials were present to hold a town hall forum discussing the deadly virus.

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Mother Behind Bars For Endangering Child

October 21st, 2014
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One woman is behind bars after Wichita Falls Police say a 5-year-old is locked out of a motel room Monday. Police say the child’s mother was found passed out from drugs and alcohol.

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Traffic Study Taking Place in Wichita Falls

October 21st, 2014
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TXDOT Officials say video cameras will help in an extensive traffic study of Southwest Parkway this week. Contract workers set up cameras Tuesday for a study that hasn’t been done here before.

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Wichita Falls Mother Arrested, Accused of Punching Toddler in the Face

October 21st, 2014
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Wichita Falls Police on Tuesday released information about a mother, Amber Rose Smith, 22, of Burkburnett, arrested the night before an charged with continuous family violence, injury to a child and possession of a controlled substance – specifically methamphetamine. A police statement said, “Officers responded to the 2500 block of Inglewood in reference to a family disturbance in which a toddler had been injured after being punched in the face.”

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Bruce Edson Porter

October 21st, 2014
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… Utah, slipped peacefully from this life on October 17, 2014. He was born at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas, to Edson and Veda Porter on October 30, 1951. Bruce grew up in Tooele, Utah, and spent his senior year of high school in …

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Dinner and a Show in Wichita Falls

October 21st, 2014
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The dinner will be a collaborative community arts event with performers from various groups throughout Texoma benefiting the Wichita Theatre, the Backdoor Theatre, Acting Together, Youth Symphony Orchestra, and the Wichita Falls Community Orchestra as well as providing scholarships for area college students. Tickets cost for the dinner show and the performance cost $50 while tickets for just the performance cost $25.

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Big 12 saw Fostera s talent early

October 21st, 2014
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… good of a fit it was after they brought in three freshmen guards during Foster’s senior season at Hirschi in Wichita Falls, Texas. “We thought he was a really good player,” Kruger said. “The timing with three freshmen guards on our roster, probably …

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Greg Abbott has lead in governor’s race, according to Houston poll

October 21st, 2014
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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has a 15-point lead in his race for governor against Democrat Wendy Davis , according to a KHOU TV-Houston poll released recently. The poll showed 47% likely voters favored the Wichita Falls, Texas native while 32 % favored the Fort Worth state senator.

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Image courtesy Big Ten Conference

October 21st, 2014
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Buckeye quarterback J.T. Barrett has been named the Big Ten’s Offensive Player and Freshman of the Week after a 56-17 win over conference opponent Rutgers. The redshirt freshman from Wichita Falls, Texas, accounted for 368 yards of total offense and five touchdowns in leading Ohio State to its 18th consecutive Big Ten win.

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