Man charged in murder of two Zion girls not expected to face trial this year

May 26th, 2015
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Laura Hobbs, 8, left, and Krystal Tobias, 9, were found stabbed to death in Beulah Park on May 9, 2005. Laura Hobbs, 8, left, and Krystal Tobias, 9, were found stabbed to death in Beulah Park on May 9, 2005.

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Photo gallery: Wichita Falls area flooding

May 26th, 2015
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Torin Halsey/Times Record News A pool toy floats in the floodwaters on Ridgemont Street Sunday morning in the Tanglewood Addition. The area is near the spot where the Wichita River backs up into Tanglewood Lake.

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The Latest on weather: Mexico tornado destroyed 200 homes

May 26th, 2015
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The Latest on flooding: Storms epic in scope, intensity – KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo – .

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Man Behind Bars on Several Charges

May 26th, 2015
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A Wichita Falls man who police say led them on a chase that eventually landed him in the hospital, is now behind bars after another chase last night. Police say 39-year-old David Sheppard, Jr., had warrants stemming from a chase last month that started on Kemp boulevard.

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The Latest on flooding: 1000s of Houston properties damaged

May 26th, 2015
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The Latest on flooding: Sen. Cruz to seek federal assistance – KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo – .

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Governor Greg Abbott visits Wichita Falls and declares it in a state of disaster

May 26th, 2015
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Greg Abbott, the 48th governor of Texas, returned to his hometown of Wichita Falls Monday and declared it in a state of disaster so the area can receive additional resources to counter the devastation wreaked by the unexpected flooding. Abbott, who swept into office by virtue of a dominating victory in the governor’s election last November, has recently completed his first 100 days in office.

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DFW may get a break from rain next week

May 26th, 2015
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… of Texas, essentially ending the drought. “It has just been a godsend,” Bradshaw said. “From the Panhandle to Wichita Falls through our area and into Austin and the Hill Country, things have changed dramatically. There are still some lakes that need …

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Photo gallery: Wichita Falls area flooding

May 26th, 2015
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… to agencies that use the data to help with monitoring evacuation scenarios. Torin Halsey/Times Record News A Wichita Falls firefighter reaches out of his truck to measure the depth of the water on Ridgemont where the Wichita River backs into …

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Man charged in murder of two Zion girls not expected to face trial this year

May 26th, 2015
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… the charges after DNA linked the killings to another man. Jerry Hobbs, at his mother JoAnn Hobbs’ home in Wichita Falls, Texas, in 2010 after he was released from jail. Jerry Hobbs, at his mother JoAnn Hobbs’ home in Wichita Falls, Texas, in 2010 …

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WateReuse Applauds Federal Funding For Water Reuse Projects

May 26th, 2015
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The WateReuse Association applauds Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell’s recent announcement that the federal government will invest $50M in water reuse and conservation projects in 12 western states. The funding comes from the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSmart program, which has provided about $250M in funding since 2010.

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Rising Waters 2015: Governor Assesses Flood Damage

May 26th, 2015
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“Even though we have been to the point we are now, the challenges are not over yet,” Governor Abbott said. During his time in the city, Abbott declared a State of Disaster for 24 counties, including Wichita County and Archer County.

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Summer Feeding Program To Serve More Than 34K Meals

May 26th, 2015
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When summer begins in a couple of weeks many kids who rely on meals at school will be turning to places like the Southside South Senter. It is one-of-nine locations throughout Wichita Falls, starting June 8, where kids 18 years and younger can go to eat a hot and nutritious meal for free as a part of the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank’s Summer Feeding Program.

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Plains torrents loosen drought’s grip: Is this ‘weather whiplash?’

May 26th, 2015
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An Army black hawk helicopter flies over the town of Martindale, Texas, near the San Marcos River, Sunday, May 24, 2015. Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes, and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.

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Freedom Estates Barricade

May 26th, 2015
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The man was threatening to commit suicide or suicide by cop. Wichita Falls Police were seen going in and out of the gated community with S.W.A.T and emergency vehicles.

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Red Cross Shelters Begin to Close as Residents Return to Homes

May 26th, 2015
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Red Cross Shelters will close at Noon on Monday as residents begin to receive notification of cancellation of evacuations orders and shelters prep for closure. As flood waters start to recede, residents are being notified that they can return to their homes.

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