Debate over new breast cancer screening guidelines

Toborcia Bedgood, left, prepares a screen-film mammography test for Alicia Maldonado at The Elizabeth Center for Cancer Detection in Los Angeles in this photo from May. A radiologist compares an image from earlier, 2-D technology mammogram to 3-D Digital Breast Tomosynthesis mammography in Wichita Falls, Texas, in this photo from 2012. The technology can detect much smaller cancers earlier.

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Barktoberfest

Katrena Mitchell wants to see more animals adopted from the Wichita Falls Animal Service Center she helps administer. On Saturday the WFASC hosted Barktoberfest and joined many other pet adoption groups to help spread awareness about finding these animals new homes.

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Wildcats Stay Hot, Take Down Ice Rays 3-1

The Wichita Falls Wildcats scored the game’s first three goals to extend their regulation unbeaten streak to twelve games, beating the Corpus Christi Ice Rays 3-1 at the Kay Yeager Coliseum Friday night. Ryan Burnett opened the scoring about five minutes into the first period, sniping one off the left post and in, from the top of the left circle, off an assist from Nick Rosa.

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Football: Eagles look to protect district lead

Heading into the final two weeks of the season, the Decatur Eagles are alone at the top of District 4-4A Division I.Decatur pasted Wichita Falls Hirschi 63-24 last Friday, while Mineral Wells tripped up Graham to leave the Eagles as the league’s lone unbeaten team.Decatur will try to remain unbeaten in district when they head to Gainesville’s … (more)

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Bomb Threat Evacuates Detention Center

A bomb threat was called in to the Juvenile Detention Center just before three this afternoon.The caller was described as a male, and at first appeared is said by officials to not know who they called. When told it was a detention center the caller then made the threat of a bomb being inside the building, and to let the kids get out.The Wichita County Sheriff’s office, the Wichita Falls Police and Fire Departments all rushed to the scene.

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