Monthly Archives: August 2014

Wichita Falls Insurance Agent Arrested for Fraud

Last week, an insurance agent with SIG Insurance was arrested after a 10-month fraud investigation. The Wichita Falls Police Department reports that Shawn Chambers was arrested in Clay County and charged with insurance fraud and misapplication of fiduciary property. Apparently Chambers was taking payments from people and depositing the money directly into his personal accounts.… Read More

Small Plane Crash Kills Family from Wichita Falls

Last weekend, a family with ties to Wichita Falls was killed in a small plane crash. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened just after takeoff from the Cook Canyon Ranch Airport, near Ranger. John and Debi Weaver of Granbury along with their daughter, 33-year-old Courtney Weaver, were killed in the crash. Although… Read More

Fatal Small Plane Crash in North Texas

Last Friday, two people were killed when a small plane crashed in Montague County, northwest of Fort Worth. According to WFAA ABC News Channel Eight, the victims were 51-year-old Lawrence Liptack and his 10-year-old son Landon Liptack. For currently unknown reasons, the twin-engine Cessna went down on a private piece of property near the Bowie… Read More

Distracted Driver Causes Two-Acre Grass Fire

Last week, a one-vehicle crash involving a distracted driver set a field on fire in Comanche County, Oklahoma. The incident happened at about 1:00 p.m. on Highway seven. According to KSWO News Channel Seven, the driver of a black sedan was texting on his cell phone prior to the crash. He apparently looked up from… Read More

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over for Labor Day Weekend

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently issued a press release regarding the upcoming nationwide crackdown on drunk drivers. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s “Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign isn’t just about the personal impact and dangers of drunk driving. This year, they’re also focusing on the societal economic impact of… Read More

Five Year Old Killed in Oklahoma Car Crash

On Monday afternoon, an Oklahoma car crash took the life of a five-year-old child and injured two other people. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened on Cache Road, about a mile west of Big Bow Road. For currently unknown reasons, a Ford F-150 pickup truck ran off the roadway and struck an… Read More

Wichita Falls Man Suffers from Electrical Burn at Wal-Mart

Earlier this week, a Wichita Falls man was injured in an electrical fire at the Wal-Mart in Graham. According to KDFX News Channel Three, Christopher Wilbur had to be air lifted to the burn unit at Parkland Hospital in Dallas after the incident. Apparently, he was working on an electrical panel when he caught fire.… Read More

Fatal Crash in Archer County

At least three people have died in a crash that happened in Archer County on Tuesday. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the multi-car crash occurred on Highway 82, west of Dundee. Three people were pronounced dead on the scene. One woman was pinned under a trailer and then air lifted to United Regional Hospital.… Read More

Fire Damage in Texoma

In the past few weeks, Texoma residents have seen their fair share of house fires. Even when the residents are able to escape in time, house fires can be absolutely devastating. In addition to what can be the total loss of one’s home, victims of fire damage can lose their possessions or pets left inside… Read More