New County Commissioners Sworn In - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

New County Commissioners Sworn In

Many familiar faces were sworn in on January 1st at the Wichita County Courthouse, as well as two new members, on Thursday morning.

The two new County Commissioners, Lee Harvey for Precinct 2, and Jeff Watts for Precinct 4, were sworn in on New Years Day ceremony.

Lee Harvey (top of the picture) was able to beat out Bill Lockwood in order win the republican nomination for Wichita County Commissioner Precinct 2. Earlier this year, Harvey said he hoped to apply business practices to Wichita County finances in order to streamline funds and save taxpayer dollars.

Earlier this year, Jeff Watts stated he had an interest in Wichita County Commissioner Precinct 4 position because of what it meant to him and his family.  Some of the issues Jeff Watts focused on during his campaign were business development and water issues. 

All the officials were sworn in in front of those who they represent within Wichita Falls at the 30th District Court.


  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • Police use DNA to identify body of Michigan boy missing since 1979

    Police use DNA to identify body of Michigan boy missing since 1979

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:47:44 GMT

    Andrew Jackson Greer, 15, left school on Feb. 12, 1979, and never returned home. His remains were positively identified almost 40 years later.

    Andrew Jackson Greer, 15, left school on Feb. 12, 1979, and never returned home. His remains were positively identified almost 40 years later.

  • 'Touch the sun': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

    'Touch the sun': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-08-12 07:36:08 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:35:09 GMT
    (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). The Mobile Service Tower is rolled back to reveal the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket with the Parker Solar Probe onboard, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fla. A...(Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). The Mobile Service Tower is rolled back to reveal the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket with the Parker Solar Probe onboard, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Fla. A...

    NASA has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever before.

    NASA has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever before.

  • WFPD: Woman arrested with ID items belonging to inmate

    WFPD: Woman arrested with ID items belonging to inmate

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:27:54 GMT
    Shannon Allen, 36, had a passport and a social security card that belonged to an individual in the Wichita County Jail. (Source: WCSO)Shannon Allen, 36, had a passport and a social security card that belonged to an individual in the Wichita County Jail. (Source: WCSO)
    Shannon Allen, 36, had a passport and a social security card that belonged to an individual in the Wichita County Jail. (Source: WCSO)Shannon Allen, 36, had a passport and a social security card that belonged to an individual in the Wichita County Jail. (Source: WCSO)

    A call about a possible theft at a local Walmart ends with a woman being charged with different crimes.

    A call about a possible theft at a local Walmart ends with a woman being charged with different crimes.

Powered by Frankly