Wolfe City

Hunt County
11:00 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Barchard Shelter staff face animal cruelty charges

The shelter was shut down and the animals relocated on July 23.
SPCA of Texas

Two people associated with the recently closed Frank Barchard Memorial Animal Shelter are now facing criminal charges.

Jo Ann McIntier, 61, of Wolfe City, and Joel Glenn McIntier, 21, of Wolfe City, have both been charged with two counts of cruelty to non-livestock animals.

The charges allege that in July of this year, the two “intentionally, knowingly or recklessly failed unreasonably to provide food, water, care or shelter for an animal.” In this case, the animals are dogs and cats in the care of the shelter.

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Hunt County
1:37 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Texas SPCA wins custody of seized animals

222 animals were seized from the Frank Barchard Animal Shelter in Wolfe City on July 23.
Credit SPCA of Texas

Over 200 animals seized from an animal shelter in Wolfe City are now in the custody of the Texas SPCA.

In a custody hearing Thursday morning, Judge Sheila Linden awarded the custody of the animals, which were seized from Frank Barchard Animal Shelter on the morning of July 23, to the SPCA along with $61,876 in restitution for conducting an investigation, hiring expert witnesses, and for the care and housing of the animals.

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Hunt County
5:12 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Seized animals staying in McKinney pending July 31 hearing

Photo taken at the Frank Barchard Memorial Animal Shelter in Wolfe City on July 23.
SPCA of Texas

Haslett: The Frank Barchard Memorial Animal Shelter in Wolfe City is the only no-kill animal shelter in Hunt County. The future of that operation is in doubt. On Wednesday, all animals in the care of the shelter were seized in a cooperative effort involving Hunt County law enforcement and the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Texas.

Davies: There were 222 animals seized, and that’s 166 dogs, 43 cats, 14 kittens and 13 puppies.

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Hunt County
7:42 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Case of missing woman still unsolved

A driver's license phoro of Lisa Chandler, the Wolfe City-area woman missing since 2007.
http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/

Six years ago a woman who lived just outside of Wolfe City apparently walked away from her home and was never seen again.

“It is like she just walked off the face of the earth,” Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks said of the 2007 disappearance of Lisa Chandler.

A reward remains in effect for information concerning Chandler’s whereabouts, although Meeks said there are no new leads in the case.

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Wolfe City
9:08 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Water Line Work Prompts Boil Water Notice for Wolfe City

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WOLFE CITY - Periodic interruptions in water supply are also scheduled to begin Tuesday and run through early September.

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Road construction
6:35 am
Mon March 19, 2012

Hwy 11 widening more than halfway complete

A section of the construction zone just west of Fairlie along State Highway 11

WOLFE CITY - Phase 3 of the Highway 11 reconstruction and widening project between Wolfe City and Fairlie is underway.

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Kidnapping
8:54 am
Fri January 6, 2012

kidnapping trial to begin in June

HUNT COUNTY - A 27-year-old Cedar Hill man has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and choking a Wolfe City woman. 

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Elections
10:03 pm
Tue November 8, 2011

Local election finals for Tuesday, November 8

Northeast Texas voters Tuesday approved a proposition for the sale of alcohol in one city, the increase of a one quarter of one cent sales tax in another, and for the third time in three years; failed to pass a major school bond item.

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Elections
12:29 pm
Thu November 3, 2011

Early voting deadline approaching

Friday is the last day of early voting in the November 8th constitutional amendment election. 10 changes to the Texas constitution will be on the ballot for voters in the state to consider.

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Emergency Landing
3:37 pm
Thu October 6, 2011

Plane makes emergency landing in Wolfe City pasture

stock photo

The Hunt County Sheriff’s Department is reporting an emergency landing of an aircraft in a field west of Wolfe City.  A call of a possible plane crash was received just before 9am Thursday.  The Sheriff and Wolfe City Police responded to the call and determined the aircraft had engine problems and had to make an emergency landing in a pasture along FM816 west of Wolfe City.

The pilot was identified as Tommy Spradlin with Darrell Reed as the passenger.  No injuries were reported.

Santa Fe Depot
1:27 am
Sun October 2, 2011

Depot Celebration draws a big crowd

A crowd listens as FWCPL president Donna Woodruff welcomes them.
Jerrod Knight

After months of planning and with perfect weather on their side, the Friends of the Wolfe City Public Library held a celebration of the Santa Fe Depot on Saturday.

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Local News
3:14 pm
Fri September 23, 2011

Missing woman's case remains tough one to crack

WOLFE CITY - The search continues for a Wolfe City woman who first went missing four years ago Friday.

Officials say there are no additional leads or clues into the disappearance of Lisa Chandler. The case does remain open. Chandler's family has posted a $1,000 reward for information.

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