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Letter: There's more to this manhunt in Electra
Upon receiving a call about a fugitive in the Punkin Center area, the Wichita County sheriff responded with several officers. A manhunt was conducted with many resources until about 4:45 p.m, then it was called off for the evening. The fugitive was still at large and believed to be in the area.
North Texas city addressing water supply issues; temporary repairs to line that feeds city
VERNON, Texas – Temporary repairs have been completed on a 24 inch main water line that feeds the City of Vernon with water from the well fields north of the city.“There are some permanent repairs that will need to be made in the future,” said City Manager Marty Mangum. “We anticipate that when thos
Shoplifting report leads to ID theft charges
A Wichita Falls woman is in jail after police say they found a marijuana pipe -- along with debit cards, a social security card, and a passport that wasn't hers -- inside her car.
Woman out of jail after allegedly driving into house
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First year teacher excited for first day of school with Wichita Falls ISD
"I'll be teaching first grade this year, and we touch on a little bit of everything – you know, English, language arts, math, social studies and science," she said.
Woman sentenced for third time for endangering children with drugs
Amber Herring, 32, entered an open plea to her third charge of child endangerment, and after a day of defense character witnesses speaking for Herring, Judge Charles Barnard gave her 2 years in state jail.
Hooters waitress quits over alleged racial slur
The experience left her in tears, but since her story went viral, some haven’t been sympathetic.
Hooters girl quits over racial slur
Then, when she picked up the ticket after the service, the ticket had a racial slur on it, something Blackstock said shocked her before she quit her job.
Wichita County sheriff addresses concerns about recent manhunt in Electra
James Dylan Bryant, 39, of Burkburnett, was arrested Friday and charged with evading arrest, burglary of a building and motor vehicle theft. He was in the Wichita County Jail as of Monday afternoon in lieu of a $17,500 bond.
Mother and son behind bars on heroin charges
Rogenia Ardena Isham, 58, and Marquise Day-Leon Isham, 27, have each been charged with one count of manufacture or delivery of heroin over 4 grams and under 200 grams.
Oklahoma Air Force base preparing for active shooter training
ALTUS, Okla. – An Oklahoma Air Force base is training for one of the worst situations imaginable later this week.The 97th Air Mobility Wing at Altus Air Force Base will be conducting active shooter response training at Rivers Elementary School on Tuesday, Aug. 14.Officials say base personnel, reside
Man charged with evading arrest, theft, burglary after 30 hour manhunt
James Dylan Bryant, 39, was booked just before 1 a.m. Saturday on charges of evading arrest, burglary of building and theft of motor vehicle.
Man caught after two day manhunt
He said they checked on him first, and the man told them he'd left that vehicle when he had a flat tire.Officers released him, but then later got a report the car was stolen overnight in Burkburnett.
Wichita Falls PD: Woman admits to smoking drugs while 1-year-old grandson in apartment
Stephanie Iris Wiest, 46, was booked into the Wichita County Jail on Aug. 7 after being arrested on a warrant for abandoning or endangering a child – a state jail felony.
Man once again back in jail with new charge
Marquise Isham, 27, is in the Wichita County Jail charged with manufacture or delivery of substance.
Altus police: 22-year-old man dies from injuries after being hit by car
On August 1, at around 11:15 p.m., police say 22-year-old Elijah Drury and 18-year-old Malika Nix, were riding separate bicycles and traveling eastbound in the 800 block of East Tamarack.
Manhunt underway north of Electra
The search is going on north of Electra, in an area with lots of mesquite thickets, between Old Lake Road and Highway 25, south of Highway 240.
Two sex offenders among Wichita Falls' five most wanted criminals this week
Ashley L. Donathan, 29, 5-feet-5, 130 pounds, blonde hair, brown eyes. Wanted for bond revocation – manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance.Wichita County Sheriff's OfficeFullscreen
Vernon's Summer's Last Blast celebrates lost years of teenage car culture
“The event is dependent on the weather,” said event coordinator Terry Steele, a member of the Vernon Street Machines & Classics Association which puts Summer’s Last Blast on each year.
Man ejected from truck during morning rollover accident in Wichita Falls
Sgt. Harold McClure, a spokesperson for the Wichita Falls Police Department, said the truck – a full-size Chevrolet extended cab – was exiting from U.S. 821 and merging onto the ramp prior to Windthorst Road.