Texoma seniors can learn what resources are available to them Thursday during the 5th Annual Senior Benefits Expo. The expo is tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hotel of Wichita Falls, formerly Holiday Inn, on Central Freeway. Coordinators say dozens of vendors and agencies will be present and a free lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m.
An E aster S unday shooting has re-awakened sad memories for a murder victim's mother, whose son was killed by the father of the suspect arrested in S unday's shooting. W illie H ervey J unior, 21, is jailed for capital murder. Wichita C ounty S heriff's office says M ark H awkins, 20, was found on his porch on
After nearly two years, a county judge rules a Wichita Falls bar should not be able to renew its liquor license, but the case is now heading to a higher court. In February of this year, Wichita County Judge Woody Gossom heard arguments from attorneys regarding the Las Vegas Club's liquor license. Wichita Falls prosecutors asked for the license not
Oil and gas is big business and hundreds of people in that industry gathered in downtown Wichita Falls for an annual meeting. Industry experts say the oil and gas business is booming in Texas. And while production is doing extremely well in the southern, western and northern parts of the state, experts say here in Texoma, production is doing good and
Aside from giving people a way to escape the heat during Texoma's many triple-digit days, Iowa Park Municipal Pool and Spray Park provides an economic boost for the city to the tune of about $55,000 per year. Robbie Matthews, director of parks and recreation, says, "It's just a great place for everyone. A lot of the daycares use it. It
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a new gun law Wednesday that greatly expands the number of public places where licensed owners are allowed to carry their weapons. Critics have called the law “extreme,” while the National Rifle Association lauded it as an “historic victory for the Second Amendment. What does the Safe Carry Protection Act really do? Here’s a brief
The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday. More than 2,800 workers got bonuses despite facing a disciplinary action in the previous year, including 1,150 who owed back taxes, said a report by J. Russell George,
(KGW) Investigators in Portland, Oregon say a man shot and killed by police last month had been stalking women in a van that he had converted into a "moveable dungeon." Inside Kelly Swoboda's van police found chains and rope padlocked to the floor. He also had zip-ties and latex gloves. "It's paraphernalia that people normally use in a crime of
(KFYR) What's green and white and filled with germs? Your cash. Researchers from New York University's "Dirty Money Project" found that there are hundreds of bacteria lying all over our cash. Most people we spoke to said it's not surprising because of how many hands those bills actually go through. Some even admitted that they're not even thinking about it.
(WBAL) The main staircase in Hackerman Hall, one of the engineering buildings, might be the most popular staircase on the Johns Hopkins University campus in Baltimore. Read More: http://bit.ly/1eHURHr