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Archer City resident arrested twice in six days

Jessica Schroeder of Archer City was arrested March 13, 2018 and charged with Burglary of a Habitation, a Felony 2 charge. According to police records, Officer Autumn Weber was dispatched to 313 W Plum for a burglary of a residence. There, she contacted the home owner who showed her surveillance vid

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 13:00:00

Police: Ex-boyfriend breaks into woman's house, assaults man

A Wichita Falls man is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's house and assaulting a man who was staying with her. Matthew Dewayne Schelsteder, 23, is charged with burglary of a habitation - a second-degree felony. He was out of the Wichita County Jail Thursday morning. According to the probab


W.F. 4th 2018 traffic fatality

A 36 year old Wichita Falls man has become the city's fourth traffic fatality of the year, after a motorcycle accident last weekend. Police say Chad Watson was on a chopper- style motorcycle early Saturday morning and was northbound on the access road in the 1800 block of I-44 when he struck a curb.

TEXOMASHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-22 04:20:29

Handcuffed man leads WFPD, WCSO on foot chase

Cory Price, 21, is accused of escaping a WCSO patrol vehicle and leading law enforcement on a foot chase Tuesday night. (Source: WCSO) WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) - The Wichita Falls Police Department assisted the Wichita County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday night to apprehend a man who has escape

NEWSCHANNEL6NOW.COM - 2018-03-21 16:29:22

Accident involving 18-wheeler shuts down Highway 79 Wednesday

An accident involving three vehicles including an 18-wheeler shut down part of Highway 79 near Dean Wednesday. Around 5 p.m. DPS said two vehicles, a dump truck and a Chevy Traverse, were stopped on the highway when an 18-wheeler ran into the back of the dump truck which then hit the back of the Tr

NEWSCHANNEL6NOW.COM - 2018-03-22 00:43:46

Woman arrested for forgery after allegedly trying to pass a fake bill

WICHITA FALLS - Bills marked "For Motion Picture Use Only" are still being passed as real currency in Wichita Falls. The latest arrest was at a United Supermarket gas station. Dalana Anderson-Jordan was arrested there and charged with forgery. Police say a clerk at the store said she tried to use a


Movie stars shoot quick scenes in Archer County for major Netflix movie

Netflix announced on February 12, 2018 that shooting was to begin on a major Netflix movie, "The Highwaymen," starring Kevin Costner and Woody Harreleson and directed by John Lee Hancock, a native Texan. The main part of the movie is to be filmed in Louisiana, but other locations include small scene

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 13:00:00

A man runs from WFPD and County Deputies while still in handcuffs

Officers and deputies say a 21-year-old man's escape from custody late last night only gave him a few minutes of freedom, while still handcuffed. Cory Lee Price is now in Wichita County jail charged with escape, evading arrest and a previous charge of possession of a controlled substance. The sheri

TEXOMASHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:03:41

This Weekend ( March 23)

RANDY SUMMERS: 9 p.m. Mar 23. Half Pint Restoration Hall. 817 Ohio St. 386-9992 MIKE MCCLURE, JEFF JACOBS: 9 p.m. Mar 23. The Iron Horse Pub, 615 Eighth St., 767-9488 or theironhorsepub.com. 14TH ANNUAL RED RIVER WINE & BEER FESTIVAL: 6 to 10 p.m. March 24. J.S. Bridwell Ag. Center, 111 N. Burnett.


WFPD: Man dies following weekend motorcycle accident

Officials with the Wichita Falls Police Department confirmed a man has died following a motorcycle accident early Saturday morning. Around 1:46 a.m. officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Central Freeway in reference to a single-vehicle accident. Sgt. Harold McClure said the driver was nort


Man reportedly found with over 40 grams of meth in traffic stop

A Wichita Falls man is behind bars after deputies reportedly found him with over 40 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic stop. Darin Keith Sanders, 45, is charged with manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance in penalty group one weighing more than 4 grams but less than 200 grams. His


Dairy Queen Restaurants Offering Free Cones First Day of Spring

Dairy Queens across the state of Texas will be celebrating the first day of spring with their fourth annual Free Cone Day on Tuesday, March 20. All customers can receive a free small vanilla soft-serve cone, which of course comes with the signature DQ curl on top. At the same time, participating loc


Crime Stoppers: Burkburnett home burglarized

WICHITA FALLS - Crime Stoppers needs your help finding a burglar who broke into a home in Burkburnett. It happened on Saturday, March 10, at around noon in the 1000 block of Jan Lee. At this point, officers are only saying it was a white male who broke into the residence and stole several items. If


Wichita Falls Bond Issues and Downtown-The Voice of Wichita Falls

On this weeks edition of The Voice of Wichita Falls, Henry Florsheim and I discuss two of the seven bond proposals on the May 5 ballot: downtown streetscapes and the new municipal complex. ABOUT THE SHOW: The Voice of Wichita Falls, hosted by Mike Hendren and Henry Florsheim, President/CEO of the Wi


WF restaurants encourage people to come following restaurant week

Local restaurants throughout Wichita Falls are continuing to try to attract people to their businesses, even with restaurant week over. There's a handful of things they're doing to keep their clientele up that range from social media to educating people on their food and drinks. 8th Street Coffee Ho


Two car crash near Harrold truck stop

HARROLD - An investigation is now underway, following a two car crash near the Harrold truck stop. The crash happened around 7 p.m. Saturday. Sgt. Dan Buesing with DPS said officials were on scene, trying to determine the cause of the crash. The extent of any injuries are unknown right now. We will


Mold reportedly found at Wichita County Jail annex

Mold at the Wichita County Jail, Sprague Annex, has caused the shutdown of one section of the facility. Wichita County Commissioners met Monday to discuss this issue and other county business. Jail staff reported to commissioners that they discovered mold about a month ago at the annex. A sample was


Accident in downtown Wichita Falls sends one to hospital

A accident in downtown Wichita Falls sent one person to the hospital and closed a busy intersection Thursday. (Source: RNN Texoma) A accident in downtown Wichita Falls sent one person to the hospital and closed a busy intersection Thursday. (Source: RNN Texoma) WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) - An a


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


With spring comes the snakes - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

Just a few months ago, two-year-old Brenli Sharp was not able to dance like she can now. Brenli and her mother, Cadi Sharp, were coming home one night when she heard the rattle of a snake as she opened her front door. She said her immediate thought was to get her daughter out of harm's way but it wa