Wichita Falls Is One of the Most Dangerous Cities in Texas

January 24th, 2015
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The agency looked at violent crime rates in hundreds of cities from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports. This included murder and non-negligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated.

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Science Saturday is Back at the River Bend Nature Center

January 24th, 2015
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The weather was perfect on Saturday for the youth of Wichita Falls to participate in Science Saturday at the River Bend Nature Center. Story time kicked off the afternoon with arts and crafts and then, kids were able to perform science experiments, build robots, walk on a forest trail and much more.

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Texoma Continues To Celebrate The Legacy of MLK Jr.

January 24th, 2015
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Texoma continued to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saturday with the MLK Day of Service at the Youth Opportunities Center in Wichita Falls. People at the MLK Day of Service were able to contribute to a mural to continue Dr. King’s dream, make bracelets with veterans and make cards for veterans thanking them for their service.

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Kenneth Earl Canova

January 24th, 2015
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… and Cameron; brother Eugene Canova and wife, Jan, of Bridgeport; sisters Jo Ann Walker and husband, Monte, of Wichita Falls and Brenda Kennedy and husband, Gaylord, of Bridgeport; and other family members and friends.

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Police Release Surveillance Video of Hotel Robbery

January 24th, 2015
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Wichita Falls Police say a black male, wearing a long black jacket, a dark beanie, and a dark face mask walked into the hotel, jumped over the front counter, and waved a knife at the clerk and took an unknown amount of money from the drawer. If you have information about this crime, please call Crime Stoppers.

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Two-Vehicle Wreck Sends Two To The Hospital

January 24th, 2015
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Two people were sent to United Regional Hospital after a two-vehicle wreck Saturday morning. The Wichita Falls Police Department was called out to Central Freeway and Airport Drive around 2:45 a.m. Saturday.

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Walking Your Dog Can Help Raise Funds to Help Homeless Pets

January 24th, 2015
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The City of Wichita Falls Animal Services Center is pleased to announce a new partnership with WoofTrax, an animal shelter and rescue fundraising organization, to promote a healthy lifestyle for pets and to raise funds for Animal Services to care for homeless animals. WoofTrax has a smartphone application called “Walk For a Dog”, that can be downloaded free on IPhones and Android systems.

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Wichita Falls Wildcats lose close one against IceRays

January 24th, 2015
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas ? Kevin Charyszyn notched his first-career three-point game, but it was not enough to prevent the Wichita Falls Wildcats from falling to the Corpus Christi IceRays, 5-4, on Friday night at the Kay Yeager Coliseum. Charyszyn led the Wildcats attack with a goal and two assists, while Nick Farmer, Tommy Apap and Max Reisinger also scored for the red-and-black.

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Wichita Falls Is One of the Most Dangerous Cities in Texas

January 23rd, 2015
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… dangerous. Only one of the five most populated cities ranked in the top five. Sergeant Harold McClure with the Wichita Falls Police Department said he agrees with the statistics. However, since the report only looks at four types of violent crimes, …

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Traffic Stop Leads to Foot Chase

January 23rd, 2015
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Around 7 p.m. Friday night, A Wichita Falls Police Officer performed a routine traffic stop that quickly turned into a foot chase. The driver pulled over to stop in the Zoom Zoom’s parking lot located on Martin Luther King Boulevard.

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Police Respond to a Robbery in Wichita Falls

January 23rd, 2015
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Around 7 p.m. Friday night, police responded to a robbery at the Sleepy Well Motel located on the 3100 block of Old Iowa Park Road. The male suspect escaped on foot and is still on the loose, no description has been released at this time.

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Patrick names Senate committees; further sidelines Democrats

January 23rd, 2015
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… to boost Republican power. The only Republican who didn’t cast a vote for the rule change, Sen. Craig Estes of Wichita Falls, was stripped of his chairmanship over a panel that oversees agricultural affairs. Last session under Republican Lt. Gov. …

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Police Release Surveillance Video of Hotel Robbery

January 23rd, 2015
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Wichita Falls Police say a black male, wearing a long black jacket, a dark beanie, and a dark face mask walked into the hotel, jumped over the front counter, and waved a knife at the clerk and took an unknown amount of money from the drawer. If you have information about this crime, please call Crime Stoppers.

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Walking Your Dog Can Help Raise Funds to Help Homeless Pets

January 23rd, 2015
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The City of Wichita Falls Animal Services Center is pleased to announce a new partnership with WoofTrax, an animal shelter and rescue fundraising organization, to promote a healthy lifestyle for pets and to raise funds for Animal Services to care for homeless animals. WoofTrax has a smartphone application called “Walk For a Dog”, that can be downloaded free on IPhones and Android systems.

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Flexible Solutions International Could Be a Good Buy If Droughts Persist

January 23rd, 2015
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… in the United States alone and $6-to-$8 billion globally. On July 16, 2014 FSI announced that The City of Wichita Falls, Tx. has approved a project to apply WaterSavr to the Lake Arrowhead Reservoir that supplies the City of Wichita Falls. …

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