One dead in fiery crash in Wichita Falls Saturday
One person was killed in a fiery accident in southeast Wichita Falls Saturday. It happened about 3:15 p.m. beneath an overpass at East Scott Avenue and Waurika Highway. According to the WFPD Crash Investigations Unit, a 2006 Ford SUV left the roadway and struck a bridge abutment at a high rate of speed.
Electra vs Eula: Boys high school basketball – February 22, 2024
Electra battled Eula in a boys high school basketball playoff game. The Pirates won 62-55.
House fire in Vernon
Vernon Fire personnel responded to a report of a fully engulfed house on fire at Nabors and Wichita streets at 12:50 p.m. Saturday. See a report on the fire. in the next edition of the Vernon Record.
Wichita Falls man gets prison time for indecency with a child
A Wichita Falls man's probation for indecency with a child was revoked in favor of prison time Thursday, court records show. Keonta Travon Hardeman, 34, was sentenced to seven years in prison as part of a plea agreement in 89th District Court after pleading true to violating his probation. He will receive close to four years of credit for jail time served.
Thursday homicide was not first gun-related incident at Marsha Lane residence
A residence on Marsha Lane that Wichita Falls Police responded to Thursday after a homicide was the scene, on at least two earlier occasions, of other gun-related incidents. Raymond Ralicki, 61, was arrested and charged with murder Thursday in the shooting death of his 69-year-old brother, Stanley Ralicki. Police said...
Embark on a Culinary Journey: Discover 6 Top Mexican Restaurants in Wichita Falls
This article presents a curated list of six Mexican restaurants located in Wichita Falls. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Electra to temporarily lose power for substation repairs
A week after experiencing what was called a "catastrophic" power outage, repairs are scheduled to temporarily shut down power to Electra residents Friday morning.
Church camp assistant director charged with indecency with a child
The assistant director of Chaparral Baptist Assembly Camp in Iowa Park has been jailed on charges of Indecency with a Child through Sexual Contact. Nathan Lee McDonald was arrested Wednesday by Wichita County Sheriff’s deputies. ...
Sheriff's Office gets clues about mystery skeleton found in field
The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office has learned more about human bones found in a field off U.S. 287 near Peterson Road between Wichita Falls and Iowa Park in late December 2023. Sheriff David Duke said anthropologists at the University of North Texas reported the skeletal remains appeared to the...
Staley Heatly reflects on 18-year career as District Attorney, moves to Wilbarger County Attorney seat
WILBARGER COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — After graduating from Tulane Law School, 46th Judicial District Attorney Staley Heatly didn’t go straight into prosecution. But, after a few years working alongside his father, Heatly ran against Doug Jeffrey in a special election and won. He hasn’t looked back since. “It’s just been an incredible honor and privilege to […]
Missing woman from Yukon last seen in Vernon
A woman from the Yukon is missing and was last seen in Vernon. RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating 27-year-old Willamina Robert. She was last seen in Vernon on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Robert is approximately five-feet-six-inches tall with a slim build, brown hair with red highlights...
This is When You’re Breaking the Law as a Traffic Light Turns Red in Texas
Ever wonder whether you’re breaking the law when entering an intersection as the light changes?. I’ll be the first to admit that I like to toe the line when it comes to traffic lights. There’s not much that I hate more than being stuck at a light that stays red for what seems like an eternity.
Rodriguez competes at state wrestling
Vernon senior Shyne Rodriguez went three rounds competing in the Class 5A boys state tournament at Spring Cypress last weekend. Competing in the 215-pound division Rodriguez had a first round draw against a region champion, and he was pinned in that match by Anna’s CJ Miller. Miller finished in fifth place overall.
‘He can’t hurt anybody else’: Accused in B.C. murder case dies in custody
Teresa Bartz says justice has been served, just not in the way she expected, after word came to her that the man accused of killing her brother in Vernon in 2017 died while in custody over the weekend. Richard Fairgrieve was charged with second-degree murder in October 2018, 15 months...
Puppy Zeus from the Humane Society of Wichita County is a ball of love and excitement
WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — True to his name, Zeus will absolutely rule the hearts of anyone who meets him. Zeus is a 6-month-old puppy from the Humane Society of Wichita County, and he’s hoping to find a family as loving and energetic as he is. While his breed is unknown, one thing is for certain: […]
Maxie Green switches to daughter’s bond company
The local bondsman has more than one family member with a bail bond company of their own.
This southwest Oklahoma town has been hosting an oyster fry for more than 30 years
When you hear the word oysters in Oklahoma, your inclination may be to think of the "Rocky Mountain" variety. And while calf fries are a staple on the menu at Cattlemen's and the town of Vinita has a whole festival dedicated to the delicacy, oysters from the ocean aren't all that uncommon in our state, either.
Two arrested after vehicle, foot pursuit off State Highway 240
WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Two men are facing several charges after leading deputies with the Wichita County Sheriff’s Office on a chase over the weekend. According to the probable cause affidavit, a deputy tried to stop a 2016 Honda CRV shortly after 4 a.m. on Sunday, February 18, 2024, at the intersection of Airport Road […]
P.E.T.S., Electra Animal Control Mobile Vaccination Clinic returning to Electra
ELECTRA (KFDX/KJTL) — Helping you keep your four-legged family members healthy, the P.E.T.S. Mobile Vaccination Clinic is returning to Electra. On Saturday, February 24, bring your feline friends or canine companions to the Electra Fire Department at 111 E. Cleveland Ave. for convenient vaccinations and medications. From rabies vaccines at $15 to preventative medications starting […]
Artie Woods & McGruff 40th Car Show fundraiser coming up
WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL)—Artie Woods and his sidekick McGruff are preparing for their 40th annual car show fundraiser. The car show will be Saturday, March 9th, from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Lone Star Muscle Cars located at 7592 Seymour Highway. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with a $20 entry fee. The car show will […]