City ordinance bans cell phones behind the wheel

Wichita Falls City Council members unanimously passed an ordinance banning the use of cell phones while driving inside city limits on Feb. 21. The ban went into effect March 23. Drivers are still allowed to use hands-free devices including speaker phone or Bluetooth. "My understanding is that if … [Read more...]

Jesse Brown wins uncontested bid for city council

It can seem like Wichita Falls City Council position is just being handed to unopposed candidate Jesse Brown, but this isn't something he is taking lightly.Brown graduated in 2016 with a degree in criminal justice, is working on his master's degree and works on campus as coordinator of student … [Read more...]

Jesse Brown: the man behind the city council candidate

Jesse Brown, 22, is running unopposed for City Council in Wichita Falls. If elections go as planned, Brown may be the youngest city councilman Wichita Falls has had.Brown graduated last spring with a degree in criminal justice and now works at the university as Coordinator of Student Organizations … [Read more...]

Graduates on November mayoral ballot

The signs all over Wichita Falls are indicative of the season. Election season. Red, white and blue.Every two years, Wichita Falls fills up with signs as candidates for mayor and the six city council seats vie for election or reelection.To increase voter turnout in the local election, officials … [Read more...]