Texas Bill Aims To Ease Concerns About Bias Officer-Involved Shooting Investigations

March 27th, 2015
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Wichita Falls, TX – Texas lawmakers are pushing for a bill that would mandate outside prosecutors handle investigations involving officer involved shootings. It comes in the wake of incidents like the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Missouri.

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ASCS Red River Swaps Race Tracks

March 27th, 2015
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… lot has been picked up by Black Hawk Casino Speedway in Meeker, Okla. Friday, April 3 at Red River Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas, is still green and will serve as the 2015 season opening event for the Oklahoma based ASCS Region.

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Judge in Texas blocks federal rules change for gay couples

March 27th, 2015
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A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples. In a 24-page ruling filed Thursday in Wichita Falls, Texas, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor granted a preliminary injunction that stays expansion of the definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act to include same-sex couples.

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MSU: LSFF Announced, Cambell Earns LSC Honors

March 27th, 2015
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… the Las Vegas Classic to pen the spring before winning the Midwestern State Invitational on March 16-17 at the Wichita Falls Country Club. The Mustangs compete in Doc Houseright Invitational hosted by Tarleton State on April 13-14 at the Harbor …

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Hotel Near The MPEC?

March 26th, 2015
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… a lot of trade shows, things like that our vendors would like to have something within walking distance.” Wichita Falls has seen quite a few hotels open for business in the last few years, but none of them were built by the MPEC. The surveys for the …

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Soccer: Prepare for postseason

March 26th, 2015
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Denton High’s Feliciano Amaya, right, celebrates after scoring a goal against Wichita Falls on March 16 at Bronco Field in Denton. The Denton High School soccer programs are on the rise.

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Judge in Texas blocks federal rules change for gay couples

March 26th, 2015
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A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples. In a 24-page ruling filed Thursday in Wichita Falls, Texas, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor granted a preliminary injunction that stays expansion of the definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act to include same-sex couples.

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Prepare for postseason

March 26th, 2015
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… 11-1-2) clinched the District 5-5A title with their 3-3 tie to end the regular season on Mar. 16 against Wichita Falls after falling behind two goals. Feliciano Amaya had two goals while Chris Torres had the other, and that’s not surprising for the …

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Super-2 Highway Upgrade Approved in Archer County

March 26th, 2015
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… the corridor. Jagoe Public Company will be the contractor on the project. A start date will be set soon. TxDOT Wichita Falls will let four more Prop 1 projects in the next three months. The initiative will fund approximately $26 million in or …

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Wichita County Republican Party Treasurer Arrested

March 26th, 2015
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The son of a former Wichita Falls mayor who is also an influential member of the Wichita County Republican Party is out of the Wichita County Jail tonight, following his arrest on drug charges. Wichita Falls Police say the investigation into 23-year-old Jonathan Paul Lyne began on March 10th, when the Wichita County District Attorney’s Drug Enforcement Division executed a search warrant for an iPhone 4 for evidence.

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Wichita Falls Police Search for Missing Man

March 26th, 2015
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The Wichita Falls Police Department is asking for information about the whereabouts of 35-year-old Jesse David Barnes. Barnes is described as a black male, 5′9″ and weighing around 150 lbs.

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Urban Meyer: Ohio State quarterbacks ‘always talking’ in practice

March 26th, 2015
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… way for Barrett to take the reigns of the OSU offense. After losing to Virginia Tech in his second start, the Wichita Falls, Texas, native led the Buckeyes to 10 straight wins. But Barrett ended up fracturing his ankle in the regular-season finale …

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Wildcats Making a Run at Division Title

March 26th, 2015
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The Wichita Falls Wildcats have a chance to make history this weekend when they go for their first-ever division championship as they close the regular season. They’ll play the Lone Star Brahmas Friday and Saturday nights in North Richland Hills, and the top of the NAHL’s South Division is as tight as it could be.

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Report Shows Wichita County Health Ranking Improves

March 26th, 2015
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“We are very excited and encouraged about the results,” Amy Fagan, the Assistant Director of Health at the Wichita Falls Wichita County Public Health District said. Wichita County jumped from 151 to 135.

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School Bond Tax Estimates Released

March 26th, 2015
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School Board members for the Wichita Falls Independent School District say the $59.5 million bond proposal would require taxpayers to pay the same amount they were paying two years ago. In the 2013-2014 school years, taxpayers were paying $1.20 toward education.

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