The Lakeside City Council, Megargel City Council, Windthorst City Council and the Archer County Commissioner’s Court all met in brief meetings last week. Lakeside City: The Lakeside City Council met Tuesday, Sept.
The Sheriff’s Office received 96 Calls for Service during the past seven day period ending Sunday, Sept.13. On the day of this report there were 34 individuals incarcerated in the Archer County Jail consisting of 29 men and five women.
Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers were attempting to locate a reported reckless driver headed west on U.S. 82 Saturday, Sept. 5, when a trooper found the vehicle driving west in the eastbound lanes. He attempted to stop the vehicle when it crashed into the DPS vehicle approximatelty one mile west of Hwy. 25. The driver was suspected to be intocxicated and claimed to have COVID-19. She was transported to a Wichita Falls hospital. Photo/Jerry Phillips
The city of Scotland is hosting a Mark on the Park fundraiser to add engraved bricks in the sidewalk at Scotland City Park. According to a press release, the city will be placing an order for the bricks by Friday, September 18.
Kathy Bailes is the new County Executive Director in the Wichita (Iowa Park) and Archer County FSA Offices. Bailes, formerly Kathy Pechacek, was born and raised in Archer County, attended Megargel schools, then earned her Bachelor in Science degree in Agricultural Education from Texas A&M University.
Four Archer County nonprofit organizations are participating in the 24-county area fundraising program Texoma Gives, which kicks off at 6 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, with donations able to be given before the event.