Baylor County, TX

Texas Wildfire alert: Escalera Fire update

Incident location: 11 miles east of Seymour, Baylor County Impacted area: 175 Acres. Crews responded to the Escalera Fire at about 4pm on Sunday, July 24. The estimated size of the fire was 175 acres. The fire's cause was a hold over lightning strike. Dozers began constructing line around the fire's perimeter about 5pm with engine assistance. No structures are currently threatened by the fire. 23 fire personnel are currently on scene. Aerial resources are assisting crews with water and retardant drops.
Picture for Texas Wildfire alert: Escalera Fire update

TX WFO NORMAN Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO NORMAN Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Friday, July 22, 2022. ...Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of south central. Wilbarger and northeastern Baylor Counties through 830 AM CDT... At 803 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along. a line extending from 4 miles west of Lake Diversion to...

Dieringer graduates from Baylor summa cum laude

Lauren Dieringer has graduated summa cum laude from Baylor University with a bachelor of science degree in cell and molecular biology. As a result of her many academic achievements, she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, America’s most prestigious academic honor society. In August, Lauren will begin the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at Texas A&M University, pursuing her lifelong dream…

Archer County Sheriff's Report

The Sheriff’s Office received 189 calls for service this past week. As this report is being written there are 30 inmates and 6 being female in the Archer County Jail. On Wednesday, a few Archer County Fire Departments assisted Baylor County in fighting a big multi-day fire that burned thousands of acres. As soon as the call was made to Archer County for assistance the local VFD’s were quick to…

Firefighters battling grass fire on Waggoner Ranch

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - The Seymour Volunteer Fire Department is reportedly battling a large grass fire on the Waggoner Ranch. Baylor Co. Emergency Management said SVFD had been dispatched in a Facebook post. This is a developing story. Stick with News Channel 6 as we find out more.

Baylor Co. welcomes new DPS trooper from graduating class

GRAHAM, Texas (KAUZ) - Baylor County will be welcoming a new DPS Trooper in the near future, the Department of Public Safety confirmed this week. The Wichita Falls district will be receiving one of the 101 new Texas Highway Patrol Troopers from recruit class B-2021, which graduated on May 6. The trooper will be assigned to the Graham Sergeant area and stationed in Baylor County, according to DPS.

Boil order issued for Baylor SUD customers in Young County

YOUNG COUNTY, Texas (KAUZ) - Customers of Baylor Special Utilities District are being told to boil their water before consumption. Baylor County SUD issued a warning for Young County customers in these specific locations:. Hwy. 79 N. Hausler Rd. Hilton Rd. Cottonwood Rd. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)...
Morganton News Herald

Baylor fourth No. 1 in 4 weeks; Duke No. 2

BAYLOR, Texas — Baylor won the national championship last season without ever reaching No. 1 in the AP Top 25. Baylor took advantage of Purdue’s last-second loss to Rutgers last week to become the fourth different team at No. 1 in the past four weeks. The Bears earned every vote from a 61-member national media panel Monday to reach the top spot in the poll for the first time since a four-week run ended on Feb. 17, 2020.
US News and World Report

No. 9 Baylor Still Has Big 12 Title Shot After Win Over Tech

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Dave Aranda was well aware of the Big 12 ramifications for his ninth-ranked Bears in the outcome of a game later in the evening. In many ways, that didn't really matter to him. Blake Shapen threw for 254 yards and two touchdowns in his...
National football post

Reports: Baylor working on new deal for Dave Aranda

Baylor is working on a new contract for head football coach Dave Aranda, multiple outlets reported Thursday. Aranda’s name has been linked to multiple job openings following his success this season with the Bears (9-2), who are No. 8 in the College Football Playoff rankings and No. 9 in the Associated Press Top 25.

Texas Tech vs. Baylor: Preview and Prediction

Baylor -14 Fun Fact: The home team has won the last two meetings since the game moved back to a home-and-home format after being played at a neutral site from 2009 through 2018. Tech leads the all-time series 38-36-1 but is just 11-17 in Waco. KEY PLAYERS. TEXAS TECH. QB...