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Rhea/Call Field/ Lawrence Road Realignment Project

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The Wichita Falls City Council is set to take another step in a major road project. Newschannel 6 has been following the proposed Rhea/Call Field/ Lawrence Road Realignment Project. More>>

Wichita Falls Water Bills Sent by Email

Wichita Falls Water Bills Sent by Email

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Wichita Falls home and business owners can now receive their water bills by email. The city is offering the service for free. You can sign up for the Water Bill eStatement by clicking here.  Citizens More>>

Texoma Man Busted With 10 Pounds Of Pot

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A routine traffic stop leads to a big pot bust.
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Parts Of Wichita Falls Water Pressure Temporarily Reduced

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Wichita Falls city leaders said continued expansion of the Cypress Water Treatment Plant is going to affect water pressure for some home and business owners. Those located west of Fairway between Southwest More>>

Portion of Midwestern Parkway Bridge To Close

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Wichita Falls city leaders said Beginning Monday, February 13th the westbound lanes of Midwestern Parkway from Lake Park Drive to Hampstead Lane will be diverted.  Drivers will be diverted to the eastbound More>>

Only On 6: February Freeze Babies

Only On 6: February Freeze Babies Video included

Texoma seems to be experiencing a baby boom 9 months after the February Freeze. Newschannel 6 made the trip to United Regional to learn more about the boom and met a family with a brand new addition, two in fact. The lives of the Stout family changed forever on October 18, 2011. More>>

Semi-Trailer Hits Southwest Parkway Overpass

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Wichita Falls Police said just after 1:00p.m. Tuesday, a tank being pulled on a trailer, struck a Southwest Parkway overpass, knocking off a large tank. Police said the tank landed on it's side just More>>

Wichita County Commissioners Approve Communication Gear

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Wichita County Commissioners took action Monday to bring communication gear to emergency responders. Commissioners approved the purchase of handheld radios and all the necessary accessories, for more More>>

Grand Jury Indicts Man Charged with Endangering Two Young Kids

Grand Jury Indicts Man Charged with Endangering Two Young Kids

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A Wichita County Grand Jury indicted a man after police say he was making meth in the presence of two young children. Brent Lee Abbe was indicted on charges of Abandoning/Endangering A Child Elderly or More>>

Homeless Children In Texas

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Texas has improved on how homeless children fare in the state. Texas is now ranked 38th nationwide, a bump up from the dead last spot the state held in 2009. More>>

Telemundo Texoma's Fiesta Navidena In the Falls

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Telemundo Texoma's Fiesta Navidena kicked off Sunday in Wichita Falls. More>>

Stem Cell Treatment Eases Pain For Texoma Lawmaker

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One Texoma lawmaker is using stem cell treatment to try and ease the symptoms of his multiple sclerosis. More>>

Rider High School Collects Donations for Trip to England

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The Rider High School Band is preparing for it's trip to perform for Her Majesty the Queen of England, in the London, in A New Year's Day Parade and Gala Concert. Rider is the only Texas band invited More>>

Judge Barney Fudge To Run For Re-Election

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Judge Barney Fudge announced Wednesday that's he is running for re-election. He currently serves as the 78th District Judge for Wichita County. Judge Fudge stated that he has worked hard to move cases More>>

Jacksboro ISD Joins Suing For Education Lawsuit

Jacksboro ISD Joins Suing For Education Lawsuit

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Another Texoma school district is joining a coalition of 180 Texas school districts in a lawsuit suing the State of Texas over budget cuts. Jacksboro ISD Superintendent Dennis Bennett sent a unanimous More>>

Earthquake Assistance Request For Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is requesting a federal disaster declaration in the wake of a series of earthquakes that have rumbled through the state in recent weeks. Governor Fallin made the formal More>>

Graham ISD Superintendent Search Continues

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We're continuing our coverage of the search for a new superintendent at Graham Independent School District. Applications for the job, are being taken through December 16,2011. Graham's Superintendent More>>

Secondhand Smoke Linked To Learning Disabilities Video included

Not only are children who are surrounded by Secondhand Smoke at a greater risk of asthma, but also learning disabilities. That finding was in a recent study from the Official Journal of The American More>>

Bowl for the Gold Supports Special Olympics Texas

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Many Texomans spent part of their Sunday afternoon knocking over pins for a good cause. Bowl for the Gold was held at Village Bowl, a fun event meant to support local Special Olympics Texas. Organizers More>>

W.F. TIF Zone #4 Could Also Benefit Wichita County Tax Revenue

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One of the things on the Wichita County Commissioners Court's Monday agenda, is a briefing on the Tax Increment Finance Zone #4. The City of Wichita Falls proposed the new zone, but needs county approval More>>

Care Enough To Wear Pink Campaign Presentation

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The Wichita Falls Fire & Rescue Department held a check presentation on Thursday, for the donations made during the annual Care Enough To Wear Pink T-shirt Campaign. More>>

Wilbarger County Lifts Burn Ban

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More Texoma residents are getting a chance to burn if needed. Wilbarger County Commissioners lifted the burn ban there. More>>

Wichita County Commissioners:Open County Positions

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Filling jobs will be top of mind Monday for Wichita County Commissioners. Commissioners will discuss filling two open positions within the county, neither of which have been posted the public. More>>

Issues Facing Your Town: Seymour Video included

The town of Seymour has been on the map since the late 1800's. It's known for being at the cross-roads of North Texas, and city leaders have been taking advantage of that ever since Seymour's birth. It More>>

Nighttime Riverside Cemetery Tours Canceled

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One popular, but controversial attraction in Wichita Falls is no more. The City of Wichita Falls has revoked the license for Nighttime Ghost Tours in Riverside Cemetery. W.F. City Manager Darron Leiker More>>

Wichita Falls Police Search For Armed Robbers

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Wichita Falls Police are looking for two armed suspects who allegedly tied up a man and robbed him at knife point.
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Lake Levels Drop Slightly

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Lake levels have dropped slightly since the most recent update. Current levels put Lake Arrowhead at 55.4% and Lake Kickapoo at 54.0%, for a combined total of 55%. That number keeps the City of Wichita More>>

Street Construction Could Affect Your Commute

UPDATE: Street Construction Could Affect Your Commute

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9th Street in Wichita Falls is set to reopen to drivers on Monday, October 25th. The road reopening to traffic is between Garfield and Beverly. More>>

Kamay Controlled Burn Gets Out of Control

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A controlled burn in Kamay got a little out of control Thursday morning, but it was knocked down by Volunteer Firefighters within 30 minutes. Kamay Volunteer Fire Chief Barry Tyler said a resident on More>>

UPDATE: Woman Charged With Sex Crime Expected To Go Free

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A Texoma woman accused of Indecency of A Child is expected to get out of Jail Thursday morning. More>>

Trial Date Set For Minot Murder

Trial Date Set For Minot Murder

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The trial date is set for a man accused of killing a Wichita Falls man in Minot, North Dakota. Charles Davis was scheduled for a pretrial hearing this morning in Minot. More>>

Young County Lifts Burn Ban

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Another Texoma county is joining the list of counties lifting Burn Bans. Young County Commissioners lifted their Burn Ban with no restrictions. More>>

Wichita Falls City Worker Involved In Accident

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We're following the latest on the condition of a man hospitalized, after being pinned inside his Jeep during an accident. More>>

Lake Levels Continue To Rise

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Even though we haven't had any recent rain, lake levels are up for the second time in the past five days. More>>

The Treasure Hunters Roadshow Stops In Wichita Falls

The Treasure Hunters Roadshow Stops In Wichita Falls

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Modern day treasure hunters are in Wichita Falls. More>>

Teen Indicted On Gun Theft

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Kevin Earl Haynes II, 17, has been indicted with Burglary of a Habitation. Police believe Haynes was involved with a burglary in the 4100 block of Blanton street in early February. The home-owner More>>

Texoma Man Indicted For His Connection To Meth Lab

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Weldon LeRoy Lundy, 46, was indicted this week for Manufacturing/Distributing a controlled substance. Back in March, deputies arrested 3 people in connection to a suspected meth lab. One of them was More>>

Texomans Learn More On Wichita Co. Community Service Programs

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Those wanting to learn more about community service programs in Wichita County got that chance on Wednesday. More>>

Byers Holds An Open House In Attempt To Save School

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The community of Byers is desperately trying to save it's school. Tuesday night school leaders and concerned parents and students got together for an Open House. More>>

Lakes Arrowhead & Kickapoo At 52.5%

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The City of Wichita Falls is inching closer to entering into stricter water restrictions. Lake levels at Arrowhead and Kickapoo are now at 52.5% combined. If levels reach 50 %, Wichita Falls will go More>>

Expansion And Renovation At Electra Hospital District

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Electra Hospital District is receiving an $11.4 million mortgage loan to expand and renovate the facility. The expansion and renovation include a new 19-bed inpatient wing with 8 private rooms, additional More>>

Smaller Honey Crops Expected In Texoma

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The hot and dry summer has left another area of Texoma Wildlife in a bit of a quandary. The honey crop is expected to be smaller this year, because bees were not as productive. with less flowers to get More>>

Update: Throckmorton Water Restrictions

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The City of Throckmorton may jump to Level 2 in it's water contingency plan. The city is currently under Level 1 restrictions, which means residents are under a voluntary water watch. The reason, More>>

10 WFISD Teachers Honored At Southern Hills Elementary

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10 Southern Hills Elementary teachers received some much needed help on Monday. The Wichita Falls Walmart, on Greenbriar, gave $1,000 worth of gift cards to 10 different teachers. The gift cards are More>>

Update: Wichita County Commissioners Give Meals On Wheels Program A Boost

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Wichita County Commissioners are meeting Monday morning and will be handing out grant money to help several Meals On Wheels programs. More>>

Wichita Falls City Council To Adopt 2012 Budget

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The Wichita Falls City Council is expected to adopt the fiscal year budget on Tuesday. The city's budget will not include a tax rate increase. More>>

Wichita Falls ISD SAT Scores Behind State Average

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SAT scores for Wichita Falls ISD are below both the sate and national scores in all categories. However school leaders say results also show that the ISD followed the same state and national trend of More>>

Enrollment Declines At Midwestern State University

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Enrollment at Midwestern State University has declined. MSU released its 2011 fall enrollment figures at 6,182 students, a decline of -3.80 percent. Administrators had previously predicted a decrease More>>

Fort Sill Murder Indictment On A Couple Accused Of Starving A Boy

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A Virginia woman, accused of starving her 10-year-old son to death in Oklahoma, has waived a bond hearing. Candice C. Holloway, 31, of Norfolk appeared before a federal judge on Tuesday. A federal More>>

Ex-Drug Dealer Executed For Killing 2 In Texas

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Former drifter and drug dealer Steven Michael Woods has been executed in Texas for a double murder near Dallas more than a decade ago. He was pronounced dead at 6:22 p.m. The 31-year-old said he was More>>

Update: Lake Levels at 54.4%

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Lake levels at Lakes Arrowhead and Kickapoo continue to drop. More>>

Rider Students Honor 9/11 Victims

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Some local Texoma students are paying their respects to 9/11 victims Monday morning. Rider High School is set to hold a special memorial in front of the school at 8:45 a.m. Students will be meeting near More>>

Teen Charged With Aggravated Sexual Assault in Court

Teen Charged With Aggravated Sexual Assault in Court

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A 17 year old Texoma man charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault and Burglary was in court Friday. More>>

Texoma Man Behind Bars For Arson & Check Fraud

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A Texoma is behind bars in the Wichita County Jail facing numerous charges including arson and fraud. An Affidavit for Arrest Warrant shows Timothy Scott Thacker,28, admitted to setting a house on fire More>>

Wichita Falls Citizens Invited to Speak Out About City Signage

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The City of Wichita Falls and Pride in the Falls are seeking vital input from area residents to help plan for updates and changes to informational signage located in and around City parks, the Circle Trail More>>

Wichita Falls Police Officer Hit By A Vehicle

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A Wichita Falls motorcycle officer was knocked off his bike Monday afternoon after being hit by a vehicle. More>>

Police Say Serial Killer Has Ties To The Falls

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A Louisiana man, suspected in the killing of two women,has ties to Wichita Falls. Police say Kylan Laurent,22, is suspected of killing both women, in two different hotels in Louisiana. Police say Laurent More>>

Parkland Hospital Will Learn The Fate Of Medicare This Month

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Parkland Memorial Hospital will find out the fate of its Medicare funding by the end of September. A July inspection found violations in areas like infection control and emergency care, putting its Medicare More>>

2011 Dorothy Moser Huffman Award

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A special award in memory of one 3rd grade teacher was given to another Wednesday. The 2011 Dorothy Moser Huffman Award for Creative Teaching was presented to Jessica Faver at Jefferson Elementary. More>>

Extra Wichita County Deputies To Patrol Labor Day Weekend

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A reminder for those of you planning to travel this Labor Day weekend. The Wichita County Sheriff's Office will have extra deputies out through September 6th, looking for individuals driving drunk. More>>

Red Cross Responds To Hurricane Irene

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The Wichita Falls Chapter of American Red Cross is helping those affected by Hurricane Irene. One person has already been sent to Massachusetts for disaster assessment. Executive Director of The North More>>

Wichita County Commissioners Approve Redistricting

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Wichita County Commissioners have approved redistricting plans. More>>

Jacksboro Could Raise Property Tax Rate

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Jacksboro city leaders will met for a budget meeting Monday night to consider raising a property tax rate by $0.10. The current rate goes for $0.98, though the residents could start paying $1.08. City More>>

Wichita Falls Police Auction Will Soon Get Underway

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The City of Wichita Falls is hosting the next police auction this weekend at the impound yard. There will be a wide variety of items up for bid including vehicles, tools, grills, stereos, bikes and more. Cash More>>

Wichita County Sheriff's Office Awards Ceremony

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Members of the Wichita County Sheriff's Office were recognized Thursday for their merit and hard work. Awards and certificates were handed out in the department's quarterly awards ceremony Thursday More>>

Water Rates Raised In Vernon

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Vernon city leaders raised the water and sewer rates Tuesday night 2 %. They also voted to lower the city's tax rate for next year by $0.01. That lower tax rate will not effect the city's revenue because More>>

Wichita County Commissioners Discuss Redistricting Plans

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Wichita County Commissioners discussed the county redistricting plans Thursday evening. Commissioners had an Internet conference with with Bob Bass of Allison, Bass and Associates and Redistricting Committee More>>

Archer County 2012 Budget Approved

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Archer County Commissioners approved the county budget late Monday morning after a public hearing. Judge Gary Beesinger said the effective tax rate for 2012 will be lower than this year's, due to an increase More>>

Update: Wichita County Commissioners Court General Elections

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Wichita county Commissioners will meet Monday morning in a special session. On their agenda is approval of just over $40,000 for 2nd floor renovations to the Wichita County Courthouse. Commissioners More>>

School Back In Session On Monday

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Monday marks the first day of school for many students in Texoma. Officials want to remind you to be alert Monday morning for school zones and school buses. Newschannel 6 will have you covered More>>

Update: Wichita Falls House Damaged In Fire

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Wichita Falls fire crews are close to narrowing down the cause of Wednesday night's house fire in the 1600 block of Kemp. More>>

Tax Appraisal Roll On Seymour City Council Agenda

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Seymour City Council met Thursday night to consider a proposed certified tax appraisal roll. According to the agenda, the tax plan is expected to be accepted and approved. Councilors also discussed taking More>>

Wichita Falls Water Main Breaks

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Water main breaks have been a nuisance this summer during this devastating drought, and now they seem to be getting worse. Operations Manager Of Public Utilities In Wichita Falls, Daniel Nix, tells Newschannel More>>

Paper Clips Galore For The WFISD

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The Wichita Falls ISD is receiving a lot of paper clips. Work Services Corporation is donating 2 years worth of paper clips to the school district. WFISD Superintendent Dr. George Kazanas met the president More>>

Proper Pet Shade Required In Wichita Falls

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Wichita Falls City Councilors took action today on an amendment requiring pet owners to provide proper shade for their animals. They're already required to provide shelter, but the concern is small dog More>>

WFISD School Board Meeting

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Wichita Falls ISD school board officials met Monday night to discuss several items on their agenda before the first day of school. Items up for discussion included athletic uniforms, supplies, equipment, More>>

Archer County Tax Increase Public Hearing

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Archer County Commissioners will have their second public meeting on a proposed tax increase Monday. A 7.7% in property tax is on the table in Archer County. The meeting is Monday night at 7 p.m. and More>>

UPDATE: New Tax Rate For Wichita Co. Residents

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There's a new tax rate for Wichita County residents. More>>

Proposed Wichita Falls Tax Increase

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Wichita Falls City Council meets Tuesday and on their agenda is a slight proposed tax increase. The current city property tax rate is right at $0.65. More>>

United Regional Hosts Heart Clinic Open House

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United Regional Health Care Center opened the doors of it's Heart Clinic Thursday night. More>>

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Is Running For President

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Is Running For President

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry is running for president. That's the word from Perry spokesman Mark Miner. Miner is telling The Associated Press that Perry will announce his intentions to run for the GOP nomination More>>

ALDI Open House In Wichita Falls

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A new grocery store is opening to the public. Beginning Thursday, August 11, 2011, ALDI, the discount grocer, will open it's doors on Lawrence Road in Wichita Falls. The store is located where Circuit More>>

Texoma Woman Arrested For Arson

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A suspected arsonist is off the streets and in Wichita County custody. Wichita County Deputies arrested Teresa Shipman,58, Thursday morning. Deputies say they got a tip that Shipman planned to start More>>

Indecency Arrest In Wichita County

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A Texoma man has been charged with an outstanding warrant for indecency with a child. Authorities say Terry Fincher,47, was slapped in hand-cuffs Friday afternoon by Wichita County deputies. Deputies More>>

Olney Under Mandatory Water Restrictions

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The City of Olney is now under mandatory water restrictions. That decision was made Monday night at the Olney City Council meeting. Residents living on even numbered streets can water on even numbered More>>

Montague County Commissioners Discuss Redistricting

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Redistricting for Montague County became the hot topic on Monday's meeting agenda for commissioners. Plans for re-arrangement for 4 road and bridge precincts were presented just two weeks after the public More>>

Wichita Co. Commissioners Approve Power Line Movement By SAFB

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Wichita County Commissioners met Monday morning to approve support for the movement by Oncor of a high-powered transmission line, just North of Sheppard Air Force Base. More>>

Reliant Energy Tips & Electric Bill Help

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To help ease the burden of your electric bill and to help save energy, Reliant is offering some simple and affordable do-it-yourself tips: The first tip is Window coverings. That's an easy, no cost way More>>

Budget Breakdown Meeting In Burkburnett

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Burkburnett City Commissioners got busy prioritizing the budget for the 2012 fiscal year Wednesday afternoon. City Manager Tim James presented a skeleton budget to commissioners based on discussion from More>>

MSU Joins The Texas Grad Program

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Midwestern State University is joining 7 other participating Texas Public Universities in a new set of programs designed to help adults finish their bachelor's degrees. The State's Higher Education Board More>>

New Parent Agency For Burkburnett Boys & Girls Club

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A Burkburnett organization is now partnering with a new parent agency for funding. After years with United Way, The Boys and Girls Club will now be joining the Hands To Hands Community Fund. Donors wishing More>>

WFPD Releases New Details On Series Of Wrecks On 287

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Newschannel 6 is working to recover new information about a Sunday afternoon wreck that resulted in a car catching on fire. WFPD is confirming to Newschannel 6 the details about two separate accidents in the same area, just moments apart. More>>

Benefit For Little Lilyanna

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Friends and family members of a 2 year old girl involved in a horrific accident on Henry S. Grace Freeway, in Wichita Falls, gathered for a benefit Sunday night. Lilyanna Escobedo,2, was injured in a More>>

High Temperatures Keep Auto Repair Shops Busy

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The century mark temperatures are taking a toll on our cars.  Some auto repair shops say they're seeing an increase upwards of 30 percent from last year, all because of the extreme heat. At Patterson's More>>

Firefighters Battle Flames Near Hobart Oklahoma

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In Oklahoma, A Kiowa county official said a grass fire that forced the evacuation of two church camps and closed two state highways near Hobart, was still going strong on Thursday. Kiowa County's Emergency More>>

Law Enforcement Officials Benefit Special Olympics Texas

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Wichita Falls Police traded in their badges for water pitchers Thursday night, to serve Texomans for a good cause. Officers teamed up with Texas Roadhouse to raise money for Special Olympics Texas as More>>

Texas Severe Drought Affecting Crop & Livestock

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The severe drought is affecting farmers and ranchers all over Texas. We've been keeping you up to date on heat records, now we could break another awful record for agricultural losses. About 70% of the More>>

Possible Health Scam In Wichita County

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A Possible health scam is targeting Texoma residents. The Wichita Falls Wichita County Health District has received several calls from area restaurant representatives concerned about unusual phone calls More>>

Montague County Residents Discuss Redistricting Changes

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Montague County Residents got their first chance to talk about proposed redistricting changes with county officials. A pair of public hearings took place Tuesday afternoon at both the Montague County More>>

Updated Lake Levels Numbers Put Wichita Falls Closer To Restrictions

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New numbers are in on lake levels, inching closer to putting Wichita Falls into voluntary water restrictions. Lake Kickapoo and Lake Arrowhead are now at 62% combined. A big drop since July 18, 2011 More>>

Woman Arrested In Texoma Faces Double Homicide Charges

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The ex-wife of a Topeka man whose slaying went unsolved for nearly a decade has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder. Dana Chandler, 51, was arrested Monday morning outside a fast-food More>>

UPDATE: Caused Determined In Colquit Road Fire

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The fire marshal has confirmed the cause of a blazed that destroyed at least one structure Monday. More>>

UPDATE: Bowie ISD Expect To See Reduction In State Funding

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Bowie ISD school board officials say they expect to see a $1.2 million reduction in state funding. More>>

The Next WF Police Impound Auction Coming Soon

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The next City of Wichita Falls Police Auction is scheduled for Saturday, July 16th at the Impound Facility at 305 Sunset (near the entrance to Lucy Park). Gates open at 9 a.m. So residents can preview More>>

Burkburnett County Commissioners Budget Meeting

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Burkburnett City Commissioners wrapped up a meeting Wednesday night discussing the upcoming 2012 budget. Commissioners met at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning to review financial details in a Special Session. Burk More>>

Man Leads Wichita County Deputies On A Chase

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A scary situation in Wichita County as deputies stop a man leading them on a chase. Deputies said they saw a station wagon driving recklessly and fast on Old Iowa Park Road on July 2nd, through the parking More>>

Looking Ahead: Wichita County Commissioners Court

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The Wichita County Sheriff's Office is about to get some new vests for deputies. Wichita County Commissioners are expected to approve an application for a grant with the bulletproof vest partnership, More>>

Man Indicted on Evading Arrest

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A man accused of leading police on an overnight chase back in November has been indicted. Johnathan Neil Foix was indicted on Evading Arrest/Detention using a vehicle. Police said the chase, started More>>

ALDI Holds Job Fair in Wichita Falls

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A brand new store is ready to start dishing out paychecks. Aldi is opening in Wichita Falls on Lawrence Road across the street from the Wal-Mart. Aldi is a discount grocery store and it held a job fair More>>

Wichita Falls Intersection Change

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The signals along Kell Boulevard at Allendale, in Wichita Falls will begin flashing red in all directions starting Wednesday. Wichita Falls city officials said due to the decrease in traffic, the signals More>>

Blood Drive Honors Alex Canava

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The life of a teen killed in Wichita falls was honored Tuesday. The Clinics of North Texas hosted a blood drive in memory of Alex Canava,15, who died last week of injuries sustained in a fight. Wichita More>>

Kell House Kicked Off Its 28th Annual 4th of July Celebration

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The 28th Annual Fourth of July Celebration at the Kell House and "Most Patriotic Parade" kicked off Monday. More>>

Wichita County Commissioners Look To Ratify Fireworks Ban

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Wichita County Commissioners banned the sale, possession and use of fireworks in the county. On Tuesday they will ratify that ban in a Special Session. However, that doesn't mean that the fireworks ban More>>

Wichita Falls City Council Set For Tuesday Meeting

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The Wichita Falls City Council is set to meet on Tuesday and will be looking to help those who lost homes in the April 15th wildfires. The Council will approve the reappraisal of the properties that were More>>

Representative Thornberry On Debt Showdown

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has canceled the week long recess to continue a debt compromise but lawmakers have their work cut out for them. Both parties agree spending cuts are needed, however democrats, More>>

Texoma Teens Gather To Skate For Alex

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An impromptu event tonight in Burkburnett to honor the life of a 15 year old who died Tuesday night in Wichita Falls. Alex Canava died from injuries he suffered last Thursday in a fight with another teen. Alex More>>

Travel Survey Expected In Wichita Falls

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Visitors to some Wichita Falls area businesses may soon be asked to take part in a brief travel survey conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation. It's also being done in part with the Wichita More>>

Update: HAM Radio Accident in Iowa Park

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Two men who were working at the HAM Radio Field Day this past weekend in Iowa Park are both expected to be ok after being shocked by a high voltage power line. Danny Caldwell of Kamay and Mike Byrne of More>>

Wichita County Sheriff's Office Kicks Off STEP Program

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The Wichita County Sheriff's Office kicked off the start of the July 4th holiday STEP, Selective Traffic Enforcement Program on Tuesday. Extra deputies will be on patrol looking for intoxicated drivers More>>

Work Hard Work Smart Program

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The Work Hard Work Smart Program is taking reservations for anyone seeking the National Career Readiness Certificate. Any able working adult is eligible to apply. There are waivers for Wichita County More>>

Motorcyclist Injured in Target Parking Lot

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A 31 year old man is hospitalized, in Wichita Falls, following a collision between his motorcycle and a car in the parking lot of Target on Kemp Boulevard. Officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department More>>

Drought Strategies Meeting Monday in Bowie

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Drought Strategies will be the topic of a meeting Monday night in Bowie. It's being held by the Montague County Livestock Committee, and Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative. The meeting is to help More>>

WFISD Board Members Hold A Special Session

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Wichita Falls ISD Board Members looked over recent redistricting information on Wednesday with attorneys working with both the city and county. They went over the next step in the redistricting process, More>>

Texas DPS Phone Scam Warning

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The Texas Department of Public Safety wants you to be on the lookout for scammers claiming to be with the DPS. Officials say scammers are making calls, demanding credit card and social security numbers More>>

Wichita Falls Aggravated Robbery Suspects On The Loose

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Wichita Falls Police need help solving a frightening robbery. Officers say the victim picked up a man she knew, and another man at a pharmacy near Avenue F. She thought she was just giving them a ride, More>>

Fire Victims Housing Offer in Wichita County

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Wildfire victims in Wichita County who lost their homes could get a chance to start again. Wichita County Commissioners will hold a meeting, June 27, 2011 at 7 p.m. to discuss financial assistance for More>>

Former Texoma City Council Member Remembered

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A former Burkburnett City council member and Mayor was laid to rest on Thursday. Lee Potts,72, passed away on Monday. He served on the Burk City Council for 23 years, and was Mayor of Burk from May 2007 More>>

City of Wichita Falls Post Fireworks Signs

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As the 4th of July holiday approaches officials in Wichita Falls are posting warnings to residents about the consequences of possessing or discharging fireworks within city limits. The Traffic Engineering More>>

City Working On 4th In The Falls Event

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The City of Wichita Falls and Pride in the Falls are teaming up to put on a patriotic evening of live music, food, a fire works display, children's activities and more during 4th in Falls. The event More>>

Possible Arsonist In Burkburnett

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Investigators are on the lookout for a possible arsonist in Burkburnett. Officials report 3 suspicious fires in as many weeks, all in the same block of Avenue F Burkburnett. Two of the houses caught More>>

Gospel In The Park

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A nice crowd Sunday in Burkburnett to enjoy an event called Gospel in the Park. The Burkburnett Development Corporation hosted the event that ran for 3 hours. It included live music, free food and all More>>

Look Ahead: Wichita County Commissioners Session

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Wichita County Commissioners will be meeting for a regular session on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. Commissioners will make their second payment for renovations to the 2nd floor of the Wichita County Courthouse. More>>

Texoma Man Sentenced For Assault

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A Texoma man will serve 6 months in jail after pleading guilty to Injury to a child. DeEarl Logan entered into a plea agreement before Judge Mark Price in the 89th District Court Thursday morning. More>>

Wichita Falls Crime Free Business Program Still Available

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The Wichita Falls Police Department wants to share some peace of mind with local businesses through a "Crime Free" program, that's available at no cost. The program is full of knowledge for owners, managers, More>>

New Information: WFISD Work Session

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The Wichita Falls Independent School District Board will meet on Tuesday, June 7,2011, for a work session. They will be getting an update on the public schools bill working it's way through a special More>>

Bowie Highway Closure

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Bowie residents listen up there's a highway closure that could affect your commute. US 81 will be closed for at least 6 days next week for railroad overpass construction. Construction on the new overpass More>>

YMCA Splash Blast

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With the triple digit temperatures in the forecast there is no question the only place to be when outdoors this Summer is the pool. Numerous Texoman's took advantage of one Sunday at the YMCA Bartley More>>

No-bill, Husband And Wife Won't Face Charges

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A Texoma husband will not head to trial on charges his was facing. Brent Parish was charged with Burglary of a Building and Theft. Deputies responded to the 1300 block of Burkburnett Road in March about More>>

No-bill Shareginald Williams,Sexual Assault and Theft Charges

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The Wichita County grand jury did not find enough evidence to indict a Texoma man on Sexual Assault and Theft charges. Shareginald Williams was accused of getting into a woman's truck and forcing her More>>

Money For Veterans

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About 4,000 veterans will now be able to get job training to help them succeed in civilian careers. It's all because of grants being award under the U.S. Department of Labor's Veterans Workforce Investment More>>

Burkburnett Fire Destroys Home

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A vacant building was under fire just before dawn Tuesday morning, and Burkburnett police are still investigating the cause. Firefighters responded to the blaze in the 700 block of Avenue F around 4 a.m. More>>

New Arrest in April Wichita Falls Shooting

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A Texoma woman has been arrested in connection to an April neighborhood shooting. Officers claim Valerie Lary,18, was taken in custody after a witness told them she saw Lary open fire on a vehicle in More>>

Fallen Texoma Soldier Remembered

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A memorial service was held this afternoon for a Texoma soldier. Specialist Alexis Maldonado was killed in Afghanistan on August 21, 2011, when his unit was attacked by a small arms fire. His memorial More>>

Negotiators approve $172.5B Texas budget

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The new Texas budget could provide $37 billion for basic school operations. The approved $172.5 billion budget passed the State House and Senate today. Lawmakers have struggled with the budget since More>>

W.F. Resident Injured After House Catches Fire Near SAFB

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Wichita Falls Fire Fighters rushed to a home in the 1600 block of Garfield around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon to get a fire under control before the wind got a hold of it. Our Newschannel 6 crews said More>>

Waffle Breakfast Benefiting W.F. Alzheimer Association Memory Walk

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A Waffle Breakfast is being set up up for Thursday Morning, May 26th to benefit The Wichita Falls Alzheimer Association Memory Walk. Everyone is invited to start your day off right by taking part in the More>>

Update: Search For New Olney Police Chief

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The Police Chief of Olney handed in his letter of resignation Tuesday afternoon, ready to move on to the next step in his career. Chief Steven Wheeler told Newschannel 6 he is leaving the department to More>>

Man Robs Woman At Gunpoint In Wichita Falls

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Wichita Falls police are on the hunt for a man who held a woman at gunpoint, in her own home. A woman says she was sitting in her garage in the 2900 block of Kyle Cove when a man approached her. She More>>

Archer County Fire Under Control

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New information on a fire that sparked in Archer County Sunday morning. The flames sparked near Megargel on Farmer Road. Officials tell us it burned more than 300 acres, and was under control by 6 p.m. More>>

Yam Hashoah Holocaust Days Of Remembrance

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A special ceremony was held Sunday to honor those who lost their lives in the Holocaust and to mark Holocaust Days of Remembrance. The House of Jacob, in Wichita Falls, looked back at the World War II More>>

Click It or Ticket Campaign

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TXDOT officials with the Click It or Ticket campaign made a stop in Wichita Falls today, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the program. Law enforcement gathered at the Wichita Falls Police Department More>>

Fill The Boot Campaign

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Area fire fighters are putting their clothing to another use today in Wichita Falls, holding out their boots for your charitable change. Wichita Falls and Sheppard Air Force Base Fire Fighters are teaming More>>

Bowie Boys Scout Troop Fish Fry

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Community members are also welcome to get together May 21, 2011 to fill their bellies with fresh fried fish. It's all for a good cause. The annual fish fry benefiting the Bowie Boys Scout Troop will More>>

Midwestern State University & Hardin Foundation Agreement

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A new agreement has been made between the Hardin Foundation for Wichita County and the Midwestern State University Foundation. Substantially all of the monetary assets, of the Hardin Foundation will be More>>

Surgical Microscope Unveiled

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Medical enthusiasts in Wichita Falls gathered this afternoon to unveil the Surgical Microscope of the future. The piece of equipment was welcomed at the Country Club, where residents got a glimpse of More>>

Montague County Copper Thefts

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The Montague County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in the search to find out who's been stealing copper over the past several months. The thefts are wide spread and most are occurring in the More>>

Bowie ISD Board Meeting

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The Bowie School Board swore in new Trustees today. After the oath, board members elected officers. The board was also expected to produce a new Bowie Junior High Principal. The principal will replace More>>

Defense Bill To House

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The Annual Defense Bill was approved by the House Armed Services committee today. Overall the legislation would authorize $553 billion for the Department of Defense's Base Budget. $119 billion for operations More>>

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