Same Scrap, Different Deal

November 27th, 2014
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Wichita Falls metal and copper theft has nearly tripled over the last year and a half, according to the local police department. WFPD detective Mickey Fincannon said that when the city recently released its new code of ordinances metal and copper theft was kept in mind.

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Hotter, Drier Projections Threaten Texas Miracle

November 26th, 2014
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The decreasing water line on Lake Arrowhead, one of three lakes the city of Wichita Falls gets its water from, is pictured here on Jan. 25, 2013. Climate scientists project that Texas will be hotter and drier in the coming decades, which means less rainwater will make it into lakes and reservoirs, and more will evaporate.

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Top Ten Ticket Hot Spots

November 26th, 2014
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There’s more hustle and bustle on the streets of Wichita Falls during the holidays. If you live here, or just plan to come to town to shop or visit family, you need to know the top ticket hot spots in the city! “Sometimes while our patrol officers are working they’ll do a little extra patrol in parking lots, just during the holiday shopping season,” said Jeff Hughes, a Wichita Falls Police Officer.

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Facility that treated ‘affluenza’ teen gives News 8 rare access

November 26th, 2014
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… career working and now overseeing the larger mental health hospital, which includes two campuses split between Wichita Falls and Vernon. But given the public outcry that erupted when Couch was sentenced to only probation and treatment nearly a year …

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New Lake Level Numbers

November 26th, 2014
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… time lake levels were this high was on September 22nd. The rain gave us another two months of water supply. Wichita Falls authorities say we still have a long way to go. “Unfortunately, the lakes are so low and the ground is so dry, it’s going to …

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Same Scrap, Different Deal

November 26th, 2014
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Wichita Falls metal and copper theft has nearly tripled over the last year and a half, according to the local police department. WFPD detective Mickey Fincannon said that when the city recently released its new code of ordinances metal and copper theft was kept in mind.

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Museum of Art at MSU Receives Grants

November 26th, 2014
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The Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University has received two grants totaling $8,500 from the Texas Commission on the Arts . “The TCA grant process is highly competitive, and it is a compliment to the WFMA and MSU to receive two grants in support of our excellent exhibitions,” said WFMA executive director Dr. Francine Carraro.

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W.F.P.D. Delivers Holiday Tips

November 26th, 2014
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The Wichita Falls Police Department would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season and to remind everyone of a few safety tips to help make this time more enjoyable. A Keep a record of all your credit card numbers and contact your credit card company immediately if one is stolen.

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City of Wichita Falls Urges Residents To "Can the Grease" This Thanksgiving Holiday

November 26th, 2014
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Thanksgivjng Day is just a day away and city officials want to urge residents to properly dispose fats, oils and grease after preparing their holiday meals. With all that cooking comes leftover fats, oil and grease also known as “F.O.G.” which hardens and builds up in the drainpipes of homes and city sewer systems.

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City of Wichita Falls Urges Residents To "Can the Grease" This Thanksgiving Holiday

November 26th, 2014
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Thanksgivjng Day is just a day away and city officials want to urge residents to properly dispose fats, oils and grease after preparing their holiday meals. With all that cooking comes leftover fats, oil and grease also known as “F.O.G.” which hardens and builds up in the drainpipes of homes and city sewer systems.

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Hotter, Drier Projections Threaten Texas Miracle

November 26th, 2014
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The decreasing water line on Lake Arrowhead, one of three lakes the city of Wichita Falls gets its water from, is pictured here on Jan. 25, 2013. Climate scientists project that Texas will be hotter and drier in the coming decades, which means less rainwater will make it into lakes and reservoirs, and more will evaporate.

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New Young County Attorney is in office, making strides to goals

November 26th, 2014
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… County after the local ice cream man was killed over $15. Deanna, a librarian, was offered a position in Wichita Falls, and Baran began employment with Graham law firm Stephens & Myers practicing family law. “So we located in Olney, which is about …

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Thieves Steal Online Order Off Your Porch

November 25th, 2014
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If you plan to shop online this holiday season, watch out! Thieves could be swiping your package right off your front porch. “It happens on a regular basis, but it seems like it’s more prevalent during the holiday season,” Wichita Falls Police Officer Timothy Johnson said.

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Rodney Reed being led into the courtroom.

November 25th, 2014
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… played a role in making him a suspect in this case. In 1987, he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Wichita Falls. Reed was acquitted but his DNA stayed on file with the Department of Public Safety. Then, about a year after Stites was …

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Mafia hitman says he killed JFK from grassy knoll

November 25th, 2014
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… and blew his head backward.” The brother of Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused killer of Kennedy, once lived in Wichita Falls, Texas . Jack Ruby, the accused killer of Oswald, was set for trial in Wichita Falls before he died while in incarceration. …

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