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Past articles by Curtis:

Closing arguments in James Staley trial to start on Day 10

Both the State and defense will have one last chance Monday to plead their case before the jury goes into deliberation. → Read More

Medical experts on the stand for day 9 of Staley trial

Another grueling day of testimony is set to begin with Dr. Suzanne Dakil with Children’s Health still on the stand. → Read More

DNA expert to start testimony on day 8 of James Staley trial

Here’s what to expect from the day as a DNA expert remains on the stand, giving the results of the blood samples taken from the fingernails of Wilder, a white shirt and a pillow from Wilder’s crib. → Read More

Cross-examination of Amber McDaniel to continue in James Staley trial

Wilder’s mother, Amber McDaniel, is still on the stand after nearly seven hours of testimony. By 8:30 a.m., we’ll hear the continuation of the defense’s cross-examination. → Read More

Amber McDaniel expected to testify on 6th day of James Staley’s trial

The sixth day is what many are expecting to be a crucial day for the trial, seeing that the mother of Wilder McDaniel, Amber, is expected to testify. → Read More

Downtown Wichita Falls gains new historic district

Nearly a year after going in front of the state board in hopes of adding a new historic district in downtown Wichita Falls, Downtown Wichita Falls Development officials said they have now received that designation. → Read More

Could Wichita Falls see more electric scooters throughout town?

It’s been one year since the Wichita Falls G.O.A.T. Scooters were introduced in downtown, but the question on many city councilors’ minds is, do we need more of them? Councilors heard from Director of Transportation, John Burrus who said the scooters have been a big hit downtown, leaving city leaders with the thought of expanding the area in which the scooters are operational. → Read More

Red River Regional Science and Engineering Fair returns, first time in decade

Schools from all over Texoma flocked to Region 9 this morning for the Red River Regional Science and Engineering Fair. Young scientists and engineers gathered this morning to participate in the fair that hasnt been held in over a decade. Curtis Jackson takes us inside for a look at what this younger generation has been working on. → Read More

Local boy scout troop trailer stolen, GoFundMe set up to replace it

A local boy scout troop is asking the community and law enforcement for help after a trailer was stolen from the troop's property last weekend. Scoutmaster John Cook said the church that shares the same property as the troop's building doesn't have cameras on that side of the building, they're now left with only questions and no answers. → Read More

Local mom-and-pop shop struggling with staffing

A local mom-and-pop that's served this community for over 25 years, is calling upon the community for help in keeping the restaurant's doors open. Just like several other businesses in the area owners of Gyros and Kebobs are still playing catch up from the pandemic and could really use more hands on deck. → Read More

WFISD faces state takeover as Kirby deadline nears

Kirby has been on the ‘Improvement Required’ rating, and this year is the deadline for measured improvement. → Read More

Burk ISD discusses STAAR test reform

The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness or STAAR program has been the deciding factor for whether or not elementary and junior high students pass their grades and have been implemented for years now, but some school districts are hoping to change that. → Read More

Texas Animal Investigation and Response team assists in seizure of 408 animals

The Animal Investigation and Response team or “AIR” team was called in to assist the Wichita County Humane Society with the removal and care of the animals seized from Little Critters Pet Shop. → Read More

More than 300 animals seized from local pet store

BURKBURNETT (KFDX/KJTL) — The owner of a long-time local pet shop in Burkburnett is facing criminal charges after more than 300 animals were seized from the shop due to several reports of the condition of the shop, including the animals inside. Executive Director for the Humane Society of Wichita County Cheryl Heineken said she was […] → Read More

Victim speaks out after apparent ‘road rage’ incident in McDonald’s drive-thru

One man is arrested after an apparent road rage incident, ending in the parking lot of the McDonalds on Kemp Blv, two weeks ago. 37-year-old Johnny Dale Page has been charged with criminal mischief, after being seen on video punching the side mirror of a driver's car, while in the drive-thru. → Read More

Wichita Falls Sports Complex getting a $3.3 million dollar facelift

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL)—With spring baseball season just around the corner, the City of Wichita Falls is making some much-needed big improvements to the sports complex over on Sheppard Access Road, after funding was approved by city councilors last fall, work began immediately. Once this project is complete and the baseball and softball tournaments begin, Parks […] → Read More

Rotary Club of WF names two “Outstanding Citizens of the Year”

A sincere commitment to the Wichita Falls community landed two long-time residents with the Rotary Club of Wichita Falls' "Outstanding Citizen of the Year" award. → Read More

Family and friends to host benefit for victims of fatal wreck in December

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL)—Three separate families are calling upon the Wichita Falls community after three men were involved in a fatal accident that took the life of one man and critically injured the other two in the vehicle. Thanks to event coordinators a benefit is being held this weekend at Our Place Eatery and Spirits packed […] → Read More

One arrested after pursuit and manhunt

WICHITA FALL (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita County deputies arrested a man involved in a high-speed pursuit a few nights ago after a search near Hampton and Stesco road. According to Wichita County Sheriff David Duke, 49-year-old James Daniel Harris evaded police a few nights ago during a chase and was able to get away. Since then, […] → Read More

Retirement party held for longtime Wichita County Judge Woody Gossom

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — After serving for nearly 25 years, Wichita County Judge Woody Gossom is hanging up his robe. Gossom served as a Wichita County Commissioner for nearly a decade before taking on the role of county judge. In his time in office, Gossom was instrumental in getting the new law enforcement center built, […] → Read More