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Only On Six: A Walk With Irene 9 Month Check-In Video included

A Texoma woman has added five years to her life in as little as nine months.  Newschannel Six Anchor Ashley Fitzwater continued our year long walk with Irene for a nine month check in. 

Only On 6: Stage 5: What's Next? Video included

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After Stage 5 restrictions kick in, is there a Stage 6 in the works? What we found out. 

Only On 6: Chemtrails Controversy

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Contrails has some Texomans thinking twice when looking up. 

Only On Six: The Age of Innocence Video included

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Today's generation is so consumed with the entertainment industry, that some children are influenced by some of the things they see on television. 

Only On 6: A Walk With Irene- 6 Month Checkup

Only On 6: A Walk With Irene- 6 Month Checkup Video included

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Newschannel 6 is at the halfway point in our year long journey with a Texoma woman allowing us to document her path to a new life.

  • Only On 6: Photo Find Me

    Only On 6: Photo Find Me

    Thursday, November 28 2013 12:02 AM EST2013-11-28 05:02:07 GMT
    Our online activity could possibly put us and our loved ones in danger. Many people take pictures with their smart phones and then share them to their favorite social networking sites, but what we don't know is that a lot of the pictures on our phones can lead dangerous people right to ourselves and our family. This cell phone feature is called geotracking. "Geotracking is basically pictures whether it's a digital camera or a cell phone where you tag yourself at various locations and it gives...
    Our online activity could possibly put us and our loved ones in danger. Many people take pictures with their smart phones and then share them to their favorite social networking sites, but what we don't know is that a lot of the pictures on our phones can lead dangerous people right to ourselves and our family. This cell phone feature is called geotracking. "Geotracking is basically pictures whether it's a digital camera or a cell phone where you tag yourself at various locations and it gives...
  • Only On 6: Affordable Care Act Questions Answered

    Only On 6: Affordable Care Act Questions Answered

    Thursday, November 21 2013 11:15 PM EST2013-11-22 04:15:16 GMT
    Newschannel 6 went digging for answers on some of Texoman's most common questions about the Affordable Care Act to clear up some confusion.
    Newschannel 6 went digging for answers on some of Texoman's most common questions about the Affordable Care Act to clear up some confusion.
  • Only On 6: A Walk With Irene- 3 Month Checkup

    Only On 6: A Walk With Irene- 3 Month Checkup

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 11:57 PM EST2013-11-21 04:57:45 GMT
    It's been 3 months since we began our journey with a Texoma woman who's allowing us to document her path to a new life. Newschannel 6 is covering this story in hopes of helping anyone else who may also
    It's our 3 month check in with a  Texoma woman who's allowing us to document her path to a new life after weight loss surgery. 
  • Only on 6: A Walk With Irene - One Month Later

    Only on 6: A Walk With Irene - One Month Later

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 4:47 PM EST2013-11-20 21:47:15 GMT
    Weight loss is an ongoing struggle for thousands of Texomans, but a new procedure is aiming to change that. Newschannel 6 Anchor Ashley Fitzwater is following one Texoma woman's journey to a new life.
    Weight loss is an ongoing struggle for thousands of Texomans, but a new procedure is aiming to change that. Newschannel 6 Anchor Ashley Fitzwater is following one Texoma woman's journey to a new life.
  • Only On 6: Vaping Explosion

    Only On 6: Vaping Explosion

    Wednesday, November 13 2013 11:16 PM EST2013-11-14 04:16:02 GMT
    Electronic cigarettes and vapor devices are being used more and more in Texoma. Many are looking to those as an alternative to smoking, and they're not alone.The growth of the industry has pretty much
    Electronic cigarettes and vapor devices are being used more and more in Texoma. Many are looking to those as an alternative to smoking, and they're not alone.
  • 6 On Your Side: W.F. Promotional Spending

    6 On Your Side: W.F. Promotional Spending

    Thursday, November 7 2013 11:45 PM EST2013-11-08 04:45:28 GMT
    The city of Wichita Falls spent more than $20,000 the past five fiscal years on promotional items. While some residents said it's "wasteful spending," city leaders argue it's necessary.
    The city of Wichita Falls spent more than $20,000 the past five fiscal years on promotional items. While some residents said it's "wasteful spending," city leaders argue it's necessary.
  • Only On 6: Stage 4, Then What?

    Only On 6: Stage 4, Then What?

    Thursday, November 7 2013 5:48 PM EST2013-11-07 22:48:34 GMT
    As soon as lake levels drop to 30 percent, we'll hit Stage Four water restrictions and that's where Wichita Falls' drought plan ends.
    As soon as lake levels drop to 30 percent, we'll hit Stage Four water restrictions and that's where Wichita Falls' drought plan ends.
  • Only on 6: A Walk With Irene

    Only on 6: A Walk With Irene

    Only on 6: A Walk With Irene

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 11:55 PM EDT2013-08-08 03:55:51 GMT
    A Texoma woman at the crossroads is taking Newschannel 6 on a journey to a new life. Like so many, Irene has been battling obesity, but a life changing decision could give her control of the fight.
    A Texoma woman at the crossroads is taking Newschannel 6 on a journey to a new life.
  • Only On 6: Waiting For Justice

    Only On 6: Waiting For Justice

    Wednesday, July 24 2013 11:46 PM EDT2013-07-25 03:46:39 GMT
    Residents, potential jurors and family members of the victims are all waiting for several high-profile trials to get underway in Wichita Falls. Charges have been leveled against suspects in the cases
    Residents, potential jurors and family members of the victims are all waiting for several high-profile trials to get underway in Wichita Falls. Charges have been leveled against suspects in the cases
  • Only On 6: Minor Crime, Major Impact

    Only On 6: Minor Crime, Major Impact

    Tuesday, July 23 2013 11:10 PM EDT2013-07-24 03:10:56 GMT
    The amount of minor crimes, like thefts, burglaries and robberies in Wichita Falls is on the decline.
    The amount of minor crimes, like thefts, burglaries and robberies in Wichita Falls is on the decline.
  • Only on 6: Inmate Education

    Only on 6: Inmate Education

    Friday, July 19 2013 12:19 AM EDT2013-07-19 04:19:33 GMT
    We bring you a story about the growing trend of educating prison inmates and the challenges that presents, both in and out of the prison.
    We bring you a story about the growing trend of educating prison inmates and the challenges that presents, both in and out of the prison.
  • Only on 6: Water on the Run

    Only on 6: Water on the Run

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-07-18 02:31:00 GMT
    Have you ever wondered how rainwater that falls from the sky turns into tap water that comes out of your faucet?
    Have you ever wondered how rainwater that falls from the sky turns into tap water that comes out of your faucet?
  • Only On 6: Network Marketing: Bang Or Bust?

    Only On 6: Network Marketing: Bang Or Bust?

    Thursday, July 11 2013 11:13 PM EDT2013-07-12 03:13:31 GMT
    The number of "Network Marketing," or so-called Multi-Level Marketing businesses is on the rise in Texoma.
    The number of "Network Marketing," or so-called Multi-Level Marketing businesses is on the rise in Texoma.
  • Only On 6: The P.I. Project

    Only On 6: The P.I. Project

    Only On 6: The P.I. Project

    Wednesday, July 10 2013 11:53 PM EDT2013-07-11 03:53:57 GMT
    In the foster care system it's called aging out, but hundreds of Texomans are going above and beyond to give kids who are on their own after they turn 18-years-old, a forever family.
    In the foster care system it's called aging out, but hundreds of Texomans are going above and beyond to give kids who are on their own after they turn 18-years-old, a forever family.
  • Only On 6: Drowning Investments

    Only On 6: Drowning Investments

    Sunday, July 7 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-07-08 03:20:07 GMT
    Two Wichita Falls city owned businesses rely on water to thrive. So how are they doing in the drought? We found out in a story you'll only see on 6.
    In the past 7 years the City of Wichita Falls has spent close to $8 million on two now City owned entities that rely heavily on water. We went to see how they are doing.
  • Only On 6: Farmer's Market Inspection

    Only On 6: Farmer's Market Inspection

    Thursday, July 4 2013 12:23 AM EDT2013-07-04 04:23:31 GMT


    While Texoma fruit and veggie lovers were busy looking around the area for the best local produce, an inspector was looking beyond what was on the tables of vendors at farmer's market.
    While Texoma fruit and veggie lovers were busy looking around the area for the best local produce, an inspector was looking beyond what was on the tables of vendors at farmer's market.
  • Only On 6: Texoma's Gun Capital

    Only On 6: Texoma's Gun Capital

    Thursday, May 23 2013 12:59 AM EDT2013-05-23 04:59:16 GMT


    Newschannel 6 crunched some numbers to find out which town is Texoma's gun capital and why so many people there have a license to carry a concealed weapon.

    Newschannel 6 crunched some numbers to find out which town is Texoma's gun capital and why so many people there have a license to carry a concealed weapon.
  • ONLY ON 6: Smart Farms

    ONLY ON 6: Smart Farms

    Thursday, May 2 2013 2:19 PM EDT2013-05-02 18:19:27 GMT
    From smartphones and tablets to GPS systems, Newschannel 6 Lindsey Forst is taking a closer look at how technology is changing agriculture in Texoma.
    Smartphones and tablets are changing the agriculture industry in Texoma.
  • Only On 6: Allred Unit Kairos Prison Ministry

    Only On 6: Allred Unit Kairos Prison Ministry

    Only On 6: Allred Unit Kairos Prison Ministry

    Thursday, May 2 2013 2:16 PM EDT2013-05-02 18:16:32 GMT
    Many look at a prison and see no hope, no future. Just concrete and bars filled with a criminal world most of us don't want to know about. But we went behind prison doors and found a different perspective
    Many look at a prison and see no hope, no future. Just concrete and bars filled with a criminal world most of us don't want to know about. But we went behind prison doors and found a different perspective.
  • Only On 6: History of KAUZ

    Only On 6: History of KAUZ

    Thursday, May 2 2013 2:14 PM EDT2013-05-02 18:14:56 GMT
    Every year we all get together and celebrate birthday's with friends and family. It's a joyous celebration. This year we wanted to celebrate ours with you. This year is very special for KAUZ-TV. 2013 marks
    Newschannel 6 is celebrating 60 years on the air.
  • Only On 6: Oil Field Smell

    Only On 6: Oil Field Smell

    Tuesday, February 26 2013 12:56 PM EST2013-02-26 17:56:47 GMT
    Newschannel 6 is working to get answers about a suffocating smell on Rt. 25 between Electra and Punkin Center.
    Newschannel 6 is working to get answers about a suffocating smell on Rt. 25 between Electra and Punkin Center.
  • Only On 6: Smoke Alarm False Security

    Only On 6: Smoke Alarm False Security

    Tuesday, February 26 2013 12:56 PM EST2013-02-26 17:56:34 GMT
    All smoke alarms are not created equal. We put all three types to the test.
    All smoke alarms are not created equal. We put all three types to the test.
  • Only On 6: Athlete Adjustments

    Only On 6: Athlete Adjustments

    Tuesday, February 26 2013 12:55 PM EST2013-02-26 17:55:40 GMT
    "One of my football coaches growing up said there's only a few times in your life where you'll get a Friday-night feeling, that adrenaline rush, so I miss that..." Those are the thoughts of Burkburnett
    Three different Texoma stories, about trying to move on, without the games they love
  • Only on 6: Treat ADHD Without Medication

    Only on 6: Treat ADHD Without Medication

    Monday, February 11 2013 5:27 PM EST2013-02-11 22:27:26 GMT
    AT ADHD Wichita Falls, clients learn to control their brains through a process called "neurofeedback training." "We begin that process with a baseline quantitative EEG of their pre-frontal cortex. From
    AT ADHD Wichita Falls, clients learn to control their brains through a process called "neurofeedback training."
  • Only On 6: Financial Infidelity

    Only On 6: Financial Infidelity

    A dollar here. A credit card charge there. Newschannel six is learning that married couples are hiding money from each other. Secretly spending to buy that new pair of shoes, a fancy new golf glove, or
    A dollar here. A credit card charge there. Newschannel six is learning that married couples are hiding money from each other. It can ruin a relationship.
  • Only On 6: Blood, Sweat & Tears

    Only On 6: Blood, Sweat & Tears

    "I don't remember much about the game itself." That's how Austin Brock describes an Oct. 14, 2011 game in which the Bowie senior took a hit to the head that he has no memory of. United Regional Neurologist
    Watch the story of Austin Brock, how one football hit impacted him, his family and an entire community
  • Only On 6: Smartphone For Sale

    Only On 6: Smartphone For Sale

    Technology is improving everyday, and once you give in and buy the latest and greatest, the next best thing is already out on store shelves. New phones are coming out at a fast pace, and when you decide
    Technology is improving everyday, and once you give in and buy the latest and greatest, the next best thing is already out on store shelves. New phones are coming out at a fast pace, and when you decide
  • Only On 6: The Truth About .08

    Only On 6: The Truth About .08

    While the holiday is thought of as a time to gather with friends and family, it is also a time when our roadways will be crowded and more dangerous than ever. In fact, recent statistics show Wednesday
    While the holiday is thought of as a time to gather with friends and family, it is also a time when our roadways will be crowded and more dangerous than ever.  In fact, recent statistics show Wednesday night is the second most popular party night of the year. This will have many drivers questioning whether they're over the legal limit.
  • Only On 6: Women Of Air Evac

    Only On 6: Women Of Air Evac

    People who have come dangerously close to death understand how important emergency medical response is. For those who are lucky enough to survive serious accidents, the people they often credit are emergency
    In Texoma, one life-saving response team is Air Evac Lifeteam. This team is made up of crews who fly their patients, via helicopter E.M.S. to major area trauma centers. These medical responders are no longer conformed by gender precedent or stereotypes. Instead, it is women in the field who are making their mark in what was once a male-dominated industry.
  • Only On 6: Homeless Kids In The WFISD

    Only On 6: Homeless Kids In The WFISD

    There is a shocking number of homeless children in the Wichita Falls ISD. It's such a big problem that the district, now has a full time employee dedicated to helping those students. There are more
    There is a shocking number of homeless children in the Wichita Falls ISD. It's such a big problem that the district, now has a full time employee dedicated to helping those students. There are more
  • Only On 6: The Dark Side Of Gaming

    Only On 6: The Dark Side Of Gaming

    Monday, November 19 2012 1:25 PM EST2012-11-19 18:25:54 GMT
    It's a world where literally anything is possible. The bullets aren't real and you can come back from the dead... But in a world of so much make believe, some things remain very real. Number one the language
    In the make believe world of online video games the bullets aren't real, you can come back from the dead, fight mythical creatures and do just about anything, but in a world of so much make believe, some things remain very real.
  • Only On 6: Prescription Pill Security

    Only On 6: Prescription Pill Security

    Painkillers, antidepressants and other prescription drugs don't draw as much attention as illegal headline drugs like cocaine, marijuana or meth, but Wichita Falls Police are fielding calls for prescription
    Painkillers, antidepressants and other prescription drugs don't draw as much attention as illegal headline drugs like cocaine, marijuana or meth, but still cause problems in Texoma.
  • Only On 6: Drying Up Big Business

    Only On 6: Drying Up Big Business

    Monday, November 12 2012 1:28 PM EST2012-11-12 18:28:43 GMT
    The City of Wichita Falls is close to having to implement Stage Three's Drought Emergency Plan. This isn't just a concern for residents. Restricted water usage will affect every single business in the
    The City of Wichita Falls is close to having to implement Stage Three's Drought Emergency Plan. This isn't just a concern for residents.
  • Only On 6: The Cowboy Way

    Only On 6: The Cowboy Way

    Ranching and farming continues to be the heart and backbone of Texoma's deep roots. Unfortunately the modern day cowboy lives a lifestyle that is slowly disappearing. Zach Parker, Owner of Parker Ranch,
    Ranching and farming continues to be the heart and backbone of Texoma's deep roots. Unfortunately the modern day cowboy lives a lifestyle that is slowly disappearing.
  • Only On 6: #Instaporn

    Gone are days where pornography was only found in magazines. It's now at the fingertips of every key board and smartphone. Readily available in just seconds to everyone, including your kids Children
    Gone are days where pornography was only found in magazines. It's now at the fingertips of every key board and smartphone.
  • Only On 6: Yucky Playgrounds

    Only On 6: Yucky Playgrounds

    Your children play in playgrounds all the time. They conquer the monkey bars, they race down the slide and trample in the sand. But just how clean or unclean are they? And what germs are really lurking?
    Your children play in playgrounds all the time. They conquer the monkey bars, they race down the slide and trample in the sand. But just how clean or unclean are they? And what germs are really lurking?
  • Only On 6: A Look At Club Sports

    Only On 6: A Look At Club Sports

    For Joe Barron, Bethany Hale, Abby Donnell and Marcus Foster, the goal is the same: earn a college scholarship. Because of that, all four Texoma athletes suit up or have suited up for more than just their
    Two-part special: Looking at the family decision & the impact on female athletes
  • Only On 6: When Big Business Promises Are Broken

    Only On 6: When Big Business Promises Are Broken

    These days even millions of dollars in sports money isn't enough to keep a company afloat. And a video game company owned by former baseball star curt schilling has struck out.  38 studios laid off its
    We're taking a look at what happens when big business promises are broken in Texoma. Jack Lamson went straight to the source to find out what went wrong and how to make it right.
  • Only On 6: Roller Derby In The Falls

    Roller Derby In The Falls

    Wichita Falls Derby DamesA physical trainer, a professor, a waitress, a senior buyer, a curator and more make up the roster of the Wichita Falls Derby Dames. "We call each other derby sisters," they said.
    Learn all about the two derby leagues in Texoma and who's putting on the skates
  • Unemployment Race Breakdown

    Unemployment Race Breakdown

    The national unemployment is at a four year low, but that doesn't mean anything to hundreds of Texomans who are still trying to find work. Newschannel 6 set out to get one on one with the people who
    The national unemployment is at a four year low, but that doesn't mean anything to hundreds of Texomans who are still trying to find work. 
  • Only On 6: Monitoring Lake Kemp

    Only On 6: Monitoring Lake Kemp

    Wednesday, July 25 2012 3:02 PM EDT2012-07-25 19:02:28 GMT
    Lake Kemp has gone from almost full at the beginning of last year to what many are now calling a scary level. The situation is so scary farmers aren't even being allowed to use the water to irrigate their
    Lake Kemp has gone from almost full at the beginning of last year to what many are now calling a scary level. The situation is so scary farmers aren't even being allowed to use the water to irrigate their farms.
  • Only On 6: Texoma Tweens & STDs

    Only On 6: Texoma Tweens & STDs

    Wednesday, July 18 2012 3:34 PM EDT2012-07-18 19:34:42 GMT
    Only On 6: Texoma Tweens and STDs Brittany Glas, Newschannel 6
    Texoma Tweens as young as 12 years old are being diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases. In 2012, Texoma is on track to double its STD rate among people 25 years old and younger.
  • Only On 6: Glitz, Glamour & Gripes

    Only On 6: Glitz, Glamour & Gripes

    Only On 6: Glitz, Glamour & Gripes

    The controversial world of Glitz Pageants has made it to Texoma. Numerous girls recently took to the stage, for the first ever glitz pageant in Wichita Falls. Newschannel 6 went behind the scenes for
    It's a first for Wichita Falls, Glitz Pageants. So we followed 2 of Texoma's own as they prepare to sparkle and take the stage. But the Glitz and Glamour doesn't come without controversy and some strong opinions.
  • Only On 6: Patriot Paws

    Only On 6: Patriot Paws

    As we get ready to celebrate our nations independence--we remember our veterans and active duty service members who continue to fight for this country.      For one texoma man--that is no longer a
    A Wichita Falls veteran receives a service dog trained by inmates.
  • Only On 6: Lead In Lipstick

    Only On 6: Lead In Lipstick

    For most women, applying lipstick is part of the daily routine, but many don't realize in order to get that perfect pout, it may mean coating your lips in traces of lead. The toxin was found in every brand
    For most women, applying lipstick is part of the daily routine, but many don't realize in order to get that perfect pout, it may mean coating your lips in traces of lead.
  • Only On 6: Women Combating PTSD

    Only On 6: Women Combating PTSD

    ONLY ON NEWSCHANNEL 6. Women Combating PTSD, "The Silent Killer of the Military"
    ONLY ON NEWSCHANNEL 6 Women Combating PTSD, "The Silent Killer of the Military"
  • Only on 6: Bullying - No Tolerance?

    Only on 6: Bullying - No Tolerance?

    It makes national headlines all the time, tragic endings as a result of bullying. Texoma is no exception to this type of behavior. In fact, a number of Wichita Falls moms recently reached out to us asking
    Texoma is no exception to bullying. In fact, a number of Wichita Falls moms recently reached out to us asking for help to try and raise awareness to this problem.
  • Only On 6: Texoma's Economic Co-Pilot

    Only On 6: Texoma's Economic Co-Pilot

    Since before World War II, Sheppard Air Force Base has been serving not only the United States Air Force, but also Texoma. Without the base it's arguable that Wichita Falls would be nowhere close to the
    Since before World War II, Sheppard Air Force Base has been serving not only the United States Air Force, but also Texoma.
  • Only On 6: Smartphone Security

    Only On 6: Smartphone Security

    entire interview here
    Only On 6: Smartphone Security
  • Only On 6: The High Cost of Living Healthy

    Only On 6: The High Cost of Living Healthy

    Only On 6: The High Cost of Living Healthy

    Thursday, May 17 2012 3:49 PM EDT2012-05-17 19:49:01 GMT
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    Newschannel 6 hit the aisles of a local grocery store with a Registered, Licensed Dietitian to clear up some misconceptions when it comes to the High Cost of Healthy Living.
  • Only On 6: Get Fit For Free

    Only On 6: Get Fit For Free

    Thursday, May 17 2012 3:48 PM EDT2012-05-17 19:48:38 GMT
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    Guess what, you don't have to pay a dime to tone up.
    Everything a woman needs to shed unwanted pounds is at her fingertips. We took an inside look at a 3 minute at home work out, that's designed to help women tone up and get fit!
  • Only On 6: Tracking Child Pornographers

    Tracking Child Pornographers

    Thursday, May 17 2012 3:48 PM EDT2012-05-17 19:48:12 GMT
    The internet watch foundations says child pornography is one of the festest growing online businesses... There are thousands of sites victimizing children... And in wichita falls... Law enforcement is
    The Internet Watch Foundations says child pornography is one of the fastest growing online businesses.
  • Only On 6: Sex Offender Patrol

    Sex Offender Patrol

    Thursday, May 17 2012 3:47 PM EDT2012-05-17 19:47:34 GMT
    This year Texoma has seen two major child sex abuse cases go through the Wichita County Courthouse. The Rivers' trial and the Perrigo trial were both cases of sex abuse against children. While these
    WFPD works hard to keep tabs on registers sex offenders. 
  • Only On 6: Operation RX Drug Hunt

    Only On 6: Operation RX Drug Hunt

    Pharmacy's across Texoma are dealing with prescription drug price hikes. We took a look at pill pricing in some pharmacy's in Wichita Falls to see how they price their drugs, and if they are really looking
    Pharmacy's across Texoma are dealing with prescription drug price hikes. We took a look at pill pricing in some pharmacy's to see if they are looking out for you the consumer.
  • Only On 6: Sheppard Simulator Savings

    Only On 6: Sheppard Simulator Savings

    Whether they are learning what the plethora of switches and buttons inside of a cockpit do, or taking the annually required fire safety training course, nothing beats hands on training.
    Whether they are learning what the plethora of switches and buttons inside of a cockpit do, or taking the annually required fire safety training course, nothing beats hands on training.
  • Only On 6: Pit Bull Fact Check

    Only On 6: Pit Bull Fact Check

    In the past 18-months 3 people have been attacked by dogs in Wichita Falls. It's a frightening trend. All 3 of those attacks involved pit bulls, or pit bull mixes. We went to an expert and checked the
    In the past 18-months 3 people have been attacked by dogs in Wichita Falls. It's a frightening trend. All 3 of those attacks involved pit bulls, or pit bull mixes.
  • Only On 6: Drunk Driving Debt- Can You Afford It?

    Only On 6: Drunk Driving Debt- Can You Afford It?

    In 2011 the District Attorneys Office in Wichita County had 400 DWI cases filed in the county. What likely started as a night of fun for these suspected drunk drivers turned into an expense that could
    Do you know how much a DWI can cost you? Think twice before you drink and drive.
  • Only On 6: How Clean is Your Kitchen?

    Only On 6: How Clean is Your Kitchen?

    When Texomans go out to eat they want to know restaurants kitchens are clean and safe. We all expect them to follow strict regulations, but would your kitchen pass the test? Newschannel 6 teamed up with
    When Texomans go out to eat they want to know restaurants kitchens are clean and safe. We all expect them to follow strict regulations, but would your kitchen pass the test?
  • Only On 6: Women Packing Heat

    Only On 6: Women Packing Heat

    Handgun sales numbers are up, but it's who's buying them that may be surprising. National numbers show that women are quickly becoming some of the top customers at gun shops. Certified handgun instructor
    Handgun sales numbers are up, but it's who's buying them that may be surprising.
  • ONLY ON 6: Coupon Shopping

    ONLY ON 6: Coupon Shopping

    Saving money is a top priority for many Texoma households.Many are always on the lookout for new ways to save, but an old way to save is making a comeback.Coupon use rose 30% during the 2008 Financial
    Saving money is a top priority for many Texoma households. Many are always on the lookout for new ways to save, but and old way to save is making a comeback.
  • Food Stamps on the Rise

    Only On 6: Food Stamps on the Rise

    Only On 6: Food Stamps on the Rise

    Putting food on the table is getting harder for many families in Texoma, which has more families turning to food stamps. The latest numbers show 45.8 million people are on the government's Supplemental
    Putting food on the table is getting harder for many families in Texoma, which has more families turning to food stamps.
  • Only On 6: Inside A Rivalry

    Only On 6: Inside A Rivalry

    "It's always a fast-paced game. The crowd's always in it," Marcus Foster said. "Something good's always happening." "It's always fun, great atmosphere," Mario Garcia said. "Everyone's cheering for their
    Watch an inside look at the Burkburnett-Hirschi basketball rivalry!
  • Boomerang Generation: Unemployed College Graduates

    Boomerang Generation: Unemployed College Graduates

    Times are undeniably tough for unemployed graduates, but Angela Fortin of Burkburnett would have never imagined that it would take this long to land a job after graduation. Fortin comments, "All the way
    Times are undeniably tough for unemployed graduates, but Angela Fortin of Burkburnett would have never imagined that it would take this long to land a job after graduation...
  • Exploring Your Options: Big Banks Vs. Credit Unions

    Exploring Your Options: Big Banks Vs. Credit Unions

    Newschannel 6 knows you care about your money and where you put your money is an important decision. We set out to learn more about all of your banking options. Texomans have three options when choosing
    Newschannel 6 knows you care about your money and where you put your money is an important decision. We set out to learn more about all of your banking options...
  • Only On 6: Parents Head Back to Class

    Only On 6: Parents Head Back to Class

    Times aren't changing, they've already changed. The days of teachers sending kids home with notices, tardy slips, and report cards are long gone. The Wichita Falls Independent School District uses a social
    Newschannel 6 took a closer look at the online tools available to parents, and if they really are improving education.  
  • Only On 6: Text Talk

    Only On 6: Text Talk

    Their sentences run on and on without a trace of punctuation or capitalization. "It can be anything from not capitalizing an I when you're talking about the pronoun," said English teacher Jessica Russell.
    Their sentences run on and on without a trace of punctuation or capitalization. And then there are the L-O-L's and O-M-G's! Imagine having to grade school assignments that are riddled with this so-called "text speak."
  • Chickenpox Parties

    Chickenpox Parties

    Some people who don't believe in vaccinations are intentionally exposing their children to the chickenpox, and they're using Facebook to find those infected. When they do they get together for what they
    Some people who don't believe in vaccinations are intentionally exposing their children to chickenpox and they're using Facebook to find those infected.
  • Only On 6: February Freeze Babies

    Only On 6: February Freeze Babies

    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.
  • Only On 6: Behind the Scenes at Newschannel 6

    Only On 6: Behind the Scenes at Newschannel 6

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    Only On 6: 3D Printer

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    Day In The Life With Kelsey Hill

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    Winning In Windthorst

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    Gambling Our Education

    Texas teachers are worried about their jobs and the future of education. You wanted to know where the funds from the Texas Lottery are going and why the profits didn't prevent this situation.
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    Wichita Falls Water Woes

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    Running Out Of Water

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    Drought 2011 Versus The 1930s Dust Bowl

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    Meth Homes On The Market

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    ONLY ON 6: VFD Fire School

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