Ricky Dale Howard, 54, Nocona, goes before 97th District Judge Jack McGaughey on Wednesday
for a bench trial on the first of three unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon charges.
The bench trial is scheduled
to begin at 9 a.m. on June 29 and is slated through July 1. Howard waived his right to a jury trial last December and will face the district judge for trial and punishment.
If convicted Howard faces up to 10 years in prison.
Read the full story in the mid-week News and watch for coverage of the trial in the weekend News.