New Doll Stirs Up Debate

November 20th, 2014
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… a good job. It’s a toy, and my mother taught me the difference between fantasy and reality. Retail stores in Wichita Falls said they don’t have the doll in stock. However, the maker said they will be shipped to stores before Black Friday, which is …

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Women’s basketball undefeated in Ashbrook

November 20th, 2014
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The Emporia State Women’s Basketball team went undefeated in the Ashbrook Classic in Wichita Falls, Texas with a 76-61 win over Texas Woman’s University Friday, and a 62-51 win over Midwestern State on Saturday. On Friday’s game against Texas Woman’s, ESU started with a 7-2 lead with the Pioneers coming back to take the lead 13-12 with 13:50 left in the first half.

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Thorny Bush Stops Suspect, Ending Short Police Chase in Wichita Falls

November 20th, 2014
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On 11-19-14, WFPD Narcotics Officers attempted to stop 52-year-old John Drullinger in the area of 32nd and Holliday. Drullinger, who was wanted on a parole violation, led officers on a short vehicle pursuit.

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Thorny Bush Stops Suspect, Ending Short Police Chase in Wichita Falls

November 20th, 2014
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On 11-19-14, WFPD Narcotics Officers attempted to stop 52-year-old John Drullinger in the area of 32nd and Holliday. Drullinger, who was wanted on a parole violation, led officers on a short vehicle pursuit.

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Robbery At 5th Street Discount

November 20th, 2014
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The 5th Street Discount Store on Seymour Highway was robbed for the fourth time since July on Thursday. Wichita Falls Police say a man entered the store around 8:30 a.m. Thursday morning.

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Greg Abbott tells Bill O’Reilly Barack Obama has no right to grant amnesty

November 20th, 2014
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Texas top law enforcement officer Attorney General and Governor-Elect Greg Abbott said yesterday tha t President Barack Obama has “no legal authority to grant legal status to people who are here in the United States illegally” during his appearance on the Bill O’Reilly show. Abbott, who is a native of Wichita Falls, Texas, made the comments as reports swirl around the nation’s capitol that Obama intends to announce an executive order as early as today, Thursday, Nov. 20. The executive order is expected to give millions of illegal immigrants immunity from deportation.

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Wichita County Set To Participate in National American Smokeout Day

November 20th, 2014
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Are you thinking about quitting smoking but not sure you’re ready to take the plunge? Thursday night, the Wichita Falls – Wichita County Public Health District hopes to encourage Texomans to do so as it takes part in the American Cancer Society’s National American Smokeout Day. The event titled “Tobacco Knock Out” will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at Pueblo Boxing located at 1007 7th Street in downtown Wichita Falls.

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Greg Abbott campaigns with Chuck Norris in Texas governor’s race

November 20th, 2014
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Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott campaigned with movie and television star Chuck Norris in the closing days of the race for the governor’s mansion in Austin, according to Abbott’s campaign. One of the Wichita Falls native’s advisers Avidel Huerta said, “Chuck Norris doesn’t campaign with Greg Abbott .

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Wichita Falls City Councilor Planning to Finis Term, Not Running Again

November 20th, 2014
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Wichita Falls District Two City Councilor Annetta Pope-Dotson has announced that she will not seek reelection following the end of her current term in May of 2015. “I am announcing now that I will not be running again to give others who may be interested in the District Two seat, adequate time to make their decision to run and plan their campaigns,” said the Councilor.

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AHS running game: Key to their success

November 19th, 2014
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… games since then, and if they have another one in Friday’s 7 p.m. area round game against Arlington Martin at Wichita Falls, the Sandies will probably keep playing. “It’s kind of tough because Spencer’s good and he’s carried the offense, but when he …

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Ohio State football: Redshirts playing major roles

November 19th, 2014
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… suffered a torn anterior cruciate knee ligament midway through his senior season at Rider High School in Wichita Falls, Texas. With Braxton Miller and Kenny Guiton established ahead of him in the pecking order, there was no reason to rush him in …

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State Representative Offers Support on Drought

November 19th, 2014
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Texas State Representative James Frank lives in Wichita Falls so he understands the struggles and frustrations Texoman’s feel on a daily basis. Not only has he tasted the water from the temporary water reuse project, he also works hard every day to conserve as much water as he can.

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Wichita Falls City Councilor Planning to Finis Term, Not Running Again

November 19th, 2014
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Wichita Falls District Two City Councilor Annetta Pope-Dotson has announced that she will not seek reelection following the end of her current term in May of 2015. “I am announcing now that I will not be running again to give others who may be interested in the District Two seat, adequate time to make their decision to run and plan their campaigns,” said the Councilor.

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Wichita Falls Couple Accused of Abandoning Children to Smoke Meth

November 19th, 2014
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A Wichita Falls couple is jailed on $50,000 bonds after police say they left their two children alone in a cold apartment while they went to smoke meth. 32-year-old Joshua Sanders and 26-year-old Kaycie Williams are charged with two counts each of child abandonment or endangering.

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Wichita Falls Couple Accused of Abandoning Children to Smoke Meth

November 19th, 2014
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A Wichita Falls couple is jailed on $50,000 bonds after police say they left their two children alone in a cold apartment while they went to smoke meth. 32-year-old Joshua Sanders and 26-year-old Kaycie Williams are charged with two counts each of child abandonment or endangering.

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