Police Search for Shooting Suspect

July 3rd, 2015
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According to the Wichita Falls Police Department, around 7:30 p.m., a man in a white truck was sitting at the old KFC with his family, his wife and four kids, when another man in a green F-150 truck pulled up beside him. The man in the green truck then pulled out a shotgun and shot at the white truck, hitting the rear of the vehicle, and then drove off.

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Fire Consumes Wichita Falls Home

July 3rd, 2015
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Around 9 a.m., the Wichita Falls Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 2100 block of Arthur Street. The woman who was renting the home was not inside at the time of the fire, and the Red Cross is assisting the woman and giving her a place to stay for a few days.

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Wichita Falls Farmers Market Open on July 4th

July 3rd, 2015
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The Wichita Falls Farmers Market will be open Saturday, July 4th from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until sold out. The Charlie-Thornberry Farmers Association will be there with okra, watermelon, lots of peaches, and so much more fresh produce that will be great for grilling this holiday weekend.

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Police: Texas Couple Wanted Daughter’s Boyfriend Killed

July 3rd, 2015
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Police have arrested a Wichita Falls couple on charges they tried to hire someone to kill their daughter’s boyfriend in a dispute over money. Fifty-eight-year-old Jeffery Peyton was being held without bond Friday at the Wichita County jail while his wife, 39-year-old Christina Peyton, was being held on a $1 million bond.

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After losing 8 cops to FW, Dallas will see 6 more go west

July 3rd, 2015
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… nabbed eight Dallas officers in its 10-officer lateral transfer class. The other two were from Irving and Wichita Falls. Some of the Dallas officers who left to go to the smaller department to the west cited many of the complaints often heard from …

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Wichita Falls couple arrested for murder-for-hire plot

July 3rd, 2015
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas_ A Wichita Falls couple is behind bars, after police say they paid an undercover officer to murder their daughter’s boyfriend. On Thursday, the Wichita Falls SWAT team took Jeffery Payton and his wife Christina into custody for criminal solicitation to commit capital murder.

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Water Weary

July 3rd, 2015
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Smith’s Gardentown in Wichita Falls knows first had how hard it was to stay open during the four year drought. Officials said they had to lay off a lot of people.

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One Dead in Deadly Two-Vehicle Accident

July 3rd, 2015
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Around 5:38 p.m., the Wichita Falls Police Department responded to a call about an injury accident between a motorcycle and a Mercury Grand Marquis. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead on the scene.

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Only on 6: MSU’s Desert Research Station

July 3rd, 2015
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… that’s really in the state of Texas,” said Willis. Willis and about five grad students drive the 9 hours from Wichita Falls to the Desert Research Station about once a month to survey what he calls bats, rats and cats. “I have a student who has just …

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Quanah Man Indicted For Double Murder

July 3rd, 2015
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… and Lisa Waddle of Burkburnett at a house near Hwy 285 and Loop 133 on April 8th, 2015. He was arrested in Wichita Falls 8 days after the murders took place on a Credit Card Abuse warrant. Investigators say he later admitted to killing the two while …

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Texas woman, 75, who survived wreck discharged from hospital

July 3rd, 2015
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A 75-year-old Texas woman who survived a car crash that left her stranded two days in an isolated ravine has left a hospital. Wanda Mobley of Brownwood was discharged Wednesday from United Regional Health Care System in Wichita Falls.

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City Leaders: Fireworks Illegal in City Limits

July 3rd, 2015
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Wichita Falls, Texas- With the Fourth of July approaching, city leaders would like to remind the public that it is illegal to possess or discharge fireworks inside the city limits of Wichita Falls. Lighting off fireworks inside city limits is punishable by a fine of up to $2000.00.

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Brother Marvin Kirk Brown: Obituary

July 3rd, 2015
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Br. Brown was born April 7, 1951 in Wichita Falls, TX to the late George J. Brown and Alma Smith Brown. A minister and member of Gospel Light Baptist Church of Blue Ridge, GA and former pastor of Friendship Baptist Church and Victory Baptist Church.

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WFISD Student Named Finalist In National Science Competition

July 3rd, 2015
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Our youth are the next generation of innovators. A Wichita Falls Independent student noticed an everyday problem for law enforcement and now has a solution to fix it.

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HoH James Writes From The Heart

July 3rd, 2015
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… share his thoughts on what it’s like to live in the house, so far. Check it! fans out there. I am James from Wichita Falls, Texas, and South Carolina. I am a huge Clemson fan. (Go Tigers.) I want to write to everyone out there a little about myself, …

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