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Yesterday | Gainesville Daily Register

Thornberry introduces land dispute bill

The land dispute between the federal government and Texans who live along the Red River was the subject of a hearing in the U.S. House Wednesday as the Resources Committee explored the "Red River Private Property Protection Act ."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mac Thornberry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cooke County, TX, US Senate, John Cornyn, Senator Ted Cruz

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Wichita County Considers Universal Polling Locations

Wichita County is hoping to make voting easier for residents, by switching to a universal polling system.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX, Burkburnett, TX

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Fighting Illiteracy

It's a startling fact that more than 20 percent of adults in Wichita County are functionally illiterate.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Wichita Falls, TX, Libraries

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JLUS: County Approved

The Wichita County Commissioners Court adopted a resolution Monday accepting and supporting the Sheppard Air Force Base Joint Land Use Study, Background Report, and Executive Summary and Strategies.

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Related Topix: US Military, Sheppard Air Force Base, US Air Force, Wichita Falls, TX

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Drug Bust

Wichita Falls Police said a meth bust just two streets away from Crockett Elementary School landed a man and woman in jail.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Officer Over The Limit

The trial for former Wichita Falls Police Officer, Teddie Whitefield will begin on January 12th, 2015.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

Examiner.com

Judge Bob Brotherton signs gang injunction against Varrio Carnales

Judge Bob Brotherton , presiding judge of the 30th District Court, made it official yesterday by signing an injunction which limits street gang members activities, according to an article in the Wichita Falls Times Record New s today, Friday, July 18. Twenty-eight members of the Vario Carnales are enjoined under this injunction.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mafia

Times Record News

Autopsy: Suspect killed by eight bullets

Autopsy results show a man shot by a Wichita Falls police officer on May 14 died from 8 bullet wounds to the torso.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX, Tarrant County, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Wichita Falls Smoking Ordinance Goes Into Effect Today

Today is the day Texoma, the smoking ordinance goes into effect after a year of petitioning.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Wichita Falls, TX, Electronic

Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Sewage Leak Fixed at Wichita County Courthouse

If you walk down the hallway headed towards the District Attorney's office at the Wichita County Courthouse you can't help but smell a strong odor.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

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Herrion Taken Off The Streets

For the second time in less than a week a dangerous drug is pulled off the street.

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Related Topix: Drugs

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Injury to a Child Arrest

A Wichita Falls man is behind bars accused of causing serious injury to a child.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

Times Record News

City is under a Flash Flood Watch

"Scattered thunderstorms moving into western Oklahoma today will combine into a thunderstorm complex overnight," the National Weather Service said in an advisory Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Archer County, TX, South-Plains, TX, Lubbock, TX

Tue Jul 15, 2014

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Huge Drug Bust In Wichita Falls

The Wichita Falls Organized Crime Unit, SWAT, and K-9 Unit executed a search warrant in the 4700 block of Eden Lane on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Wichita Falls, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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Search Warrant Leads To Drug Arrest

On July 1st, Gilbert Briones was pulled over by A K-9 Unit for speeding. The K-9 officer alerted the presence of narcotics in the car.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Wichita Falls, TX, Kamay, TX

Times Record News

Shooting leads to injury, arrest

A man accused of trying to wrestle a gun away from a Wichita County sheriff's deputy is charged with attempted capital murder and jailed in lieu of $250,000 bail.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Times Record News

Man injured in Electra shooting Saturday

According to a release from the Sheriff's Office, two deputies went to the 100 block of Prairie Circle to investigate a family disturbance.

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Related Topix: Electra, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 12, 2014

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Texoma All Breed Horse Show

The Texoma All Breed Horse Show was held Saturday at the J.S. Bridwell Ag Center in Wichita Falls.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX

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Office Involved Shooting in Electra

At 4:00 Saturday afternoon, two Wichita County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 100 block of Prairie Circle in Electra for a family disturbance.

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Related Topix: Electra, TX

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Times Record News

Briefly

The Wichita County Democratic Association, East of the Falls CDC, and Davenport Grocery are sponsoring a Community Picnic 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Spudder Park.

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