Wichita County commissioners will be hiring a new maintenance crew to work in the county's jail facility.
Recent inspection points out a list of deficiencies including a string of maintenance issues.
A Houston man is in the Wichita County jail after the Wichita Falls Gang Task Force caught up to a suspect wanted for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon out of Harris County.
A Burkburnett man is jailed on $75,000 bond, after police say a resident reported he might be storing meth in her home.
A man arrested just over a month ago on drug charges after a traffic stop now faces another felony charge.
A Wichita Falls man is behind bars after police say he attacked his wife with a knife and hit his baby in the face with a bottle.
A man police say was the victim of a robbery at gunpoint of an Xbox game system, gets himself arrested in the same apartment for alleged theft of doors from the apartment complex.
Police say evidence stuffed down a burglar's pants links him to a crime.
A local man is behind bars for threatening his roommates with a hatchet.
A 35-year-old former Wichita County inmate is charged with four counts of assault of a public servant, after four detention officers required medical attention from injuries received in a struggle.
A Burkburnett man arrested last July for violation of his probation on convictions of sexually assaulting two young girls, is back in Wichita County jail again for violation of probation.
Wichita County commissioners and the Wichita County Sheriff's office are busy working on planning a project to allow for more space for inmates in the county.
On Monday afternoon Wichita County Commissioners discussed the Wichita County Jail Expansion Project with architects at a special work session.
A 45 year old Wichita Falls man is charged with intentional injury to a child causing bodily injury in what investigators believe is a case of discipline that got out of hand.
A 52-year-old Electra woman is in the Wichita County Jail on charges of embezzling more than $70,000 dollars from a medical supply business to pay for a car, clothes, jewelry, vacations, and other items.
A 66-year-old Wichita Falls man is jailed on a total of $300,000 bonds for sexual assault and indecency with a child.
The Wichita County jail, both the downtown and Sprague unit, passes the annual inspection by state jail officials despite some needed corrections.
After a Wichita Falls man is arrested for one convenience store robbery, police say he admits to two other robberies last week.
A former Texoma volunteer firefighter sentenced to 10 years in prison for setting fires around Wichita Falls is finally in a state prison after spending almost 4 years in the Wichita County Jail.
A fourth suspect in a check forgery case involving Craigslist postings is now in the Wichita County Jail.