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Wichita Falls, TX, United States

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Past articles by Darrell:

TxDOT makes changes to WF intersection

Starting next week, March 14, the Airport Drive and Burkburnett Road intersection, near the Wichita Falls Regional Airport, will become a four -way stop. → Read More

MSU students gather for night of fellowship

MSU students from different ministries came together on campus Tuesday for a night of prayer and praise. → Read More

Manner Matter Banquet leaves good impression

Fifth and sixth grade students had the chance to practice social graces and interpersonal skills they have learned over six weeks. → Read More

Local blood institute looking for donors

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Our Blood Institute is looking for donors to step forward and donate. According to a release, the drive will begin in two weeks on Friday, February 24th from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 2100 Windthorst Road Anyone who is healthy and 16 years old with a parent or 17 years […] → Read More

Clay County Sheriff Jeff Lyde turns himself in on 3 official oppression charges

CLAY COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — New charges are brought against Clay County Sheriff Jeff Lyde after turning himself in Monday evening. Clay County Judge Mike Campbell said Lyde met at the jail with Texas Rangers and new Justice of the Peace Lanny Evans at around 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, and posted bail. This was […] → Read More

Fire destroys Knic Knac’s over weekend, one hospitalized

HENRIETTA (KFDX/KJTL) — Several months after opening up their new restaurant in Henrietta, offering a high-class experience, the owners of Knic Knac’s Steak and Seafood house are safe after a massive fire over the weekend. In a social media post, Ellen Fee said she was out of town at the time, but she said it […] → Read More

Unusual incidents leave staff at Humane Society of Wichita County shaken up

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A couple of scary and unusual incidents at the Humane Society of Wichita County Monday have folks there thanking others for the tremendous support they’ve received by phone and on social media. Director Cheryl Heineken says the first incident involved a man who had earlier been placed on hold. She said […] → Read More

Man injured in motorcycle accident

WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — One man was transported to United Regional with unknown injuries after a motorcycle accident on Upper Charlie Road Wednesday September 28, 2022. It happened around 9:30 on FM 171 near Rogers Lane. A Trooper on-scene said the man lost control and went through a barbed wire fence. Wichita County Sheriff ‘s […] → Read More

OHP release victim’s names in fatal Cotton County accident

COTTON COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — OHP releases new information about a fatal accident in Cotton County earlier this month. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, on September 09, 2022, a white pickup, driven by a Wichita Falls man, was driving north on Highway 36, about half a mile north of County Road 1990. The truck crossed […] → Read More

Two arrested after high-speed chase in Montague Co.

Two men were arrested after a high-speed chase through two counties Thursday afternoon that turned into a search by authorities on foot. → Read More

Iowa Park band director to be inducted into Bandmasters Hall of Fame

On Tuesday, August 23, in San Antonio, former Iowa Park band director Greg Miller will be inducted into the Texas Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame. → Read More

2 horses found dead in Archer County, woman arrested

ARCHER COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — A 58-year-old Archer Couty woman faces two counts of cruelty by neglect to livestock animals after two horses were found dead on the west side of town near the cemetery on Thursday, July 21. Archer City Police Chief Justin Perron says Jo Jarrett was picked up Monday afternoon. He says while […] → Read More

Clay Co. Sheriff Jeff Lyde addresses accusations

Special Prosecutor Staley Heatly is expected to file notice when they go to trial against Clay County Sheriff Jeff Lyde, they’re going to introduce past offenses and possible wrongdoings by Lyde. → Read More

WFISD Foundation Scholarship reception awards over $90K to students

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A big day for many high school seniors and their parents looking to pay for college. Seniors from all three high schools gathered at Region 9 this evening for the Annual WFISD Foundation Scholarship Award reception. This year, from 41 different scholarships, many set up in memory of someone, and whose […] → Read More

Touring Texoma: Celebrating Sheppard’s 80th anniversary

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The largest training base in the U.S. Air Force is celebrating a huge milestone, its 80th anniversary. Before it became known as Sheppard Air Force Base, Sheppard Field opened in Wichita Falls not even two months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Sheppard Air Force Base is the Air Force’s premier […] → Read More

Gossom reflects on achievements and future county judge

WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Judge Gossom says it was very hard coming to the conclusion to call it a wrap at the end of this term next December. But, now that that decision is made, he’s looking back on very big accomplishments with pride while also hoping to help bring in Wichita County’s next pattern […] → Read More

Community members reflect on Haiti service 10 years after tragic earthquake

This weekend marks exactly 10 years since an incredible group of doctors and nurses from North Texas left for Haiti along with local spiritual healers with the goal to bring at least some relief to victims of the Jan. 12, 2010 catastrophic 7.0 earthquake. → Read More

Luby’s cafeteria set to re-open Monday

Great news for folks who love to dine at Luby's in Wichita Falls. → Read More

Veterans Day parade offers opportunity to honor Texoma heroes

Veterans Day is fast approaching, and Texoma has so many veterans to thank for fighting for freedoms. → Read More

Crime Stoppers: 3 RVs stolen

Crime Stoppers needs your help finding those responsible for the theft of three RVs. → Read More