President Lyndon Johnson, faced with ever-increasing pressure to get out of Vietnam and a tidal wave of social issues, was sitting in the White House on the evening of February 27, 1968, watching the CBS Evening News, then anchored by the late Walter Cronkite.
Just before 11 am this morning, a man who was reportedly trying to exchange coins for paper money grabbed an unknown amount of cash from behind the teller counter and fled on foot. According to a WFPD press release, the theft took place at American National Bank’s branch inside ‘Big Blue’
Their names are known by many, but how much do you really know about them? Maybe you've seen their images, heard their voices on radio or even seen them in action on your television, but you didn't really know who they were. Here, we off
The Wichita County Sheriff’s office responded to a report of an assault early this morning. Deputies responded to the 1900 block of Bailey Road where a 28-year-old male was found to have been assaulted. The male had severe head injuries and was tra
Firefighters have been battling a large wildfire on the Clay/Montague County line early this afternoon. Officials say the fire started between Cray Road and Manton Road and was growing rapidly. Heavy smoke across US 287 forced officials to close the highway to both north and southbound traffic.
Troops First is more than just a slogan. The initiative, spearheaded by the Pride in The Falls campaign that the Chamber of Commerce, was designed to encourage citizens to show their gratitude to our men and women in uniform by allowing them to advance to the front of the line, whether it be at a restaurant, the supermarket, etc.,. Nearly thirty thousand military personnel ma
A wildfire broke out just after noon today along FM 1954 near Wigwam. Crews from the Texas Forest Service are on the scene along with the Scotland VFD, Lake Arrowhead VFD, Arrowhead Ranch Estates VFD and the Jolly VFD.
I thought this had to be a joke at first. Or a misprint. But it’s apparently true. Our president’s uncle, Obama Onyango, arrested on suspicion of DUI after nearly hitting a cop car in Framingham, MA, has a valid, honest-to-goodness social security number and has held this documentation for at least 19 years. This brings
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has initiated Energy Emergency Level 1 Alert due to operating reserves dropping below 2,300 megawatts. ERCOT operators are monitoring the situation and are asking Texas residents to reduce electric consumption where possible through 7 pm today.
When I was a student at Kirby Junior High School, Mr. Otis C. Polk, Sr. was our principal. Or, as he told it, he was our princi-pal. It was Mr. Polk’s way of ‘killing two birds with one stone”. One, he was teaching us th
Every year, we get the same paperwork from the school system prodding us to sign up for free and reduced meals. Nowadays, we don’t qualify. Even back when my daughter was just entering school and we could qualify, we didn’t take it. My wife and
Jack County officials continue to battle a fire that has ravaged hundreds of acres since Saturday in the north-eastern part of the county. A Single Engine Air Tanker and helicopter from the Texas Forest Service were on the scene today helping firefighters on the ground as they try to gain control of the blaze.
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