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  • SKYWARN 6 FORECAST

    Sunny, Wind-Free Weekend

    Sunny, Wind-Free Weekend

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:25 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:25:09 GMT
    Below Normal Temperatures
    Below Normal Temperatures
  • Electra's Bond Controversy

    Electra's Bond Controversy

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-07-31 13:17:55 GMT
    Electra's bond includes building the new high school on top of a park and has some voters pushing back.
    Electra's bond includes building the new high school on top of a park and has some voters pushing back.
  • Bowie Budget Session

    Bowie Budget Session

    Bowie Budget Session

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:53:15 GMT
    It's not black or white, it's black or red for the Bowie City Council.
    It's not black or white, it's black or red for the Bowie City Council.
  • Pit Bull Attack Sends One Teen To The Hospital

    Pit Bull Attack Sends One Teen To The Hospital

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:41:34 GMT
    A Wichita Falls teen is taken to the emergency room following a dog attack. 
    A Wichita Falls teen is taken to the emergency room following a dog attack. 
  • Wichita County Considers Universal Polling Locations

    Wichita County Considers Universal Polling Locations

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:13:15 GMT
    Wichita County is hoping to make voting easier for residents, by switching to a universal polling system. 
    Wichita County is hoping to make voting easier for residents, by switching to a universal polling system. 
  • Rider High School Principal Retiring

    Rider High School Principal Retiring

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:04:51 GMT
    Rider High School in Wichita Falls will have an interim principal starting at the end of August.
    Rider High School in Wichita Falls will have an interim principal starting at the end of August.
  • Health District Sends Letter to the New Grand Hotel

    Health District Sends Letter to the New Grand Hotel

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:57:52 GMT
    Newschannel 6 received a copy of the letter set to the New Grand Hotel to get an update on what's happening. 
    Newschannel 6 received a copy of the letter set to the New Grand Hotel to get an update on what's happening. 
  • Turf field in Henrietta Complete

    Turf field in Henrietta Complete

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:32:54 GMT
    The turf football field in Henrietta is complete. 
    The turf football field in Henrietta is complete. 
  • Benefit For Dane Lancaster

    Benefit For Dane Lancaster

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:42:24 GMT
    A benefit youth rodeo will be held for Dane Lancaster and his family this weekend.
    A benefit youth rodeo will be held for Dane Lancaster and his family this weekend.
  • Food Bank Struggles While Trying To Expand

    Food Bank Struggles While Trying To Expand

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:44 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:44:10 GMT
    New programs are being expanded at the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank, draining resources and man power. 
    New programs are being expanded at the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank, draining resources and man power. 
  • Grand Disaster?

    Grand Disaster?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:44:59 GMT
    In less than a month many riders that participate in the Hotter’ N Hell Hundred will take over area hotels, but some reservations may not be fulfilled. 
    In less than a month many riders that participate in the Hotter’ N Hell Hundred will take over area hotels, but some reservations may not be fulfilled. 
  • Fire Destroys Burkburnett Home

    Fire Destroys Burkburnett Home

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:34:21 GMT
    A fire destroyed a Burkburnett home Tuesday afternoon.
    A fire destroyed a Burkburnett home Tuesday afternoon.
  • Texoma Farmers Get Update On 2014 Farm Bill

    Texoma Farmers Get Update On 2014 Farm Bill

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:46:02 GMT
    A big announcement was made in Washington today. The news will have a big impact on Texoma farmers. 
    A big announcement was made in Washington today. The news will have a big impact on Texoma farmers. 
  • Congress Holds Hearing on BLM Land Dispute

    Congress Holds Hearing on BLM Land Dispute

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:40:48 GMT
    Congressman Mac Thornberry called the hearing of The Red River Private Property Protection Act before Congress today "a step in the right direction." 
    Congressman Mac Thornberry called the hearing of The Red River Private Property Protection Act before Congress today "a step in the right direction." 
  • Small Town Big Crime

    Small Town Big Crime

    Small Town Big Crime

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:30:43 GMT
    Olney has seen a rise in car jackings and home break-ins since late June. Yesterday one woman was nearly robbed of her TV, but said her sense of safety was stolen. Olney is "Cub County" and Olney Police Chief Barry Roberts said his officers are bearing down on crime. In fact, Roberts had to respond to a robbery Monday.
    Olney has seen a rise in car jackings and home break-ins since late June. Yesterday one woman was nearly robbed of her TV, but said her sense of safety was stolen. Olney is "Cub County" and Olney Police Chief Barry Roberts said his officers are bearing down on crime. In fact, Roberts had to respond to a robbery Monday.
  • Inside Texoma: WF Smoking Ban

    Inside Texoma: WF Smoking Ban

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:25:40 GMT
    On this episode of Inside Texoma we are looking at the Wichita Falls Smoking Ban.
    On this episode of Inside Texoma we are looking at the Wichita Falls Smoking Ban.
  • Friends Of Wichita Falls Public Library Book Sale

    Friends Of Wichita Falls Public Library Book Sale

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:52:53 GMT
    The Friends of the Wichita Falls Public Library announces its next major Half-Price Book Sale for Saturday, August 2.
    The Friends of the Wichita Falls Public Library announces its next major Half-Price Book Sale for Saturday, August 2.
  • Friberg-Cooper Community Club Fundraiser

    Friberg-Cooper Community Club Fundraiser

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:43:22 GMT
    The Friberg-Cooper Community Club will host a fundraiser at Red River Harley Davidson from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on August 2nd.
    The Friberg-Cooper Community Club will host a fundraiser at Red River Harley Davidson from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on August 2nd.
  • Only One Teen Wearing Seatbelt During Crash

    Only One Teen Wearing Seatbelt During Crash

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:41:46 GMT
    Police said only one of the five victims involved in a crash early Sunday morning was wearing a seat belt. 
    Police said only one of the five victims involved in a crash early Sunday morning was wearing a seat belt. 
  • Vigil For Teens In The Accident on Sunday

    Vigil For Teens In The Accident on Sunday

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:33:27 GMT
    The community will be coming together to show support for the five teens involved in a car crash over the weekend.
    The community will be coming together to show support for the five teens involved in a car crash over the weekend.
  • Congressman Thornberry Takes His Bill to Washington

    Congressman Thornberry Takes His Bill to Washington

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:09:13 GMT
    Congressman Mac Thornberry is in Washington D.C. this morning to speak with the House Resources Committee in hopes of resolving the land dispute with the Bureau of Land Management.
    Congressman Mac Thornberry is in Washington D.C. this morning to speak with the House Resources Committee in hopes of resolving the land dispute with the Bureau of Land Management.
  • Synthetic Rise

    Synthetic Rise

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:50:59 GMT
    The Red River Hospital in Wichita Falls says it’s seeing an increase of patients with effects from synthetic marijuana.
    The Red River Hospital in Wichita Falls says it’s seeing an increase of patients with effects from synthetic marijuana.

  • Drought Watch Olney Helps Conserve Water

    Drought Watch Olney Helps Conserve Water

    Drought Watch Olney Helps Conserve Water

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:31:57 GMT
    The Olney city council is doing its part to help conserve water.
    The Olney city council is doing its part to help conserve water.
  • Fighting Illiteracy

    Fighting Illiteracy

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:22:00 GMT
    It’s a startling fact that more than 20 percent of adults in Wichita County are functionally illiterate. 
    It’s a startling fact that more than 20 percent of adults in Wichita County are functionally illiterate. 
  • JLUS: County Approved

    JLUS: County Approved

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:08:31 GMT
    Nearly two years ago, the Sheppard Air Force Base Joint Land Use Study was introduced as a measure to encourage development between the base and local communities. Today, the Wichita County Commissioners Court passed a resolution on the findings.
    Nearly two years ago, the Sheppard Air Force Base Joint Land Use Study was introduced as a measure to encourage development between the base and local communities. Today, the Wichita County Commissioners Court passed a resolution on the findings.
  • Funeral Services Set For Woman Killed in Crash

    Funeral Services Set For Woman Killed in Crash

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:09:37 GMT
    Funeral services have been set for the woman killed in a car accident on Friday. 
    Funeral services have been set for the woman killed in a car accident on Friday. 
  • One of the Five People Injured In Crash Dies

    One of the Five People Injured In Crash Dies

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:02:11 GMT
    One of the victims in the crash on Kell Freeway Sunday morning has died.
    One of the victims in the crash on Kell Freeway Sunday morning has died.
  • Lake Levels Drop Slightly

    Lake Levels Drop Slightly

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:27:43 GMT
    Lake levels have dropped slightly this week.
    Lake levels have dropped slightly this week.
  • House Fire In Iowa Park Under Investigation

    House Fire In Iowa Park Under Investigation

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:54:54 GMT
    A house fire in Iowa Park is under investigation.
    A house fire in Iowa Park is under investigation.
  • Manhunt Monday

    Manhunt Monday

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:22:08 GMT
    Wichita Falls Police are looking for a man wanted for Aggravated Assault.
    Wichita Falls Police are looking for a man wanted for Aggravated Assault.
  • Trash at Lake Arrowhead Grows as Lake Levels Shrink.

    Trash at Lake Arrowhead Grows as Lake Levels Shrink.

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:26 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:26:19 GMT
    Trash at Lake Arrowhead is rearing its ugly head as lake levels continue to drop, causing serious safety hazards for people and damaging the ecosystem.
    Trash at Lake Arrowhead is rearing its ugly head as lake levels continue to drop, causing serious safety hazards for people and damaging the ecosystem.
  • Antique Roundup

    Antique Roundup

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-07-27 14:06:18 GMT
    The Antiques Round Up is Saturday, August 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
    The Antiques Round Up is Saturday, August 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
  • Sausage Sizzle

    Sausage Sizzle

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:17:08 GMT
    The Red Ricer Harley Davidson on Northwest Freeway hosted a Sausage Sizzle Saturday morning. 
    The Red Ricer Harley Davidson on Northwest Freeway hosted a Sausage Sizzle Saturday morning. 
  • Fire Damages Apartment Home

    Fire Damages Apartment Home

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-07-26 16:45:54 GMT
    A fire at the Sun Valley Apartment complex has caused about $40,000 worth of damages. 
    A fire at the Sun Valley Apartment complex has caused about $40,000 worth of damages. 
  • Woman Dies After Crashing Into Truck

    Woman Dies After Crashing Into Truck

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:33:55 GMT
    A woman is dead after police said she crashed into a pickup truck.
    A woman is dead after police said she crashed into a pickup truck.
  • Just Between Friends

    Just Between Friends

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-07-26 14:09:06 GMT
    Just Between Friends is a savings extravaganza! 
    Just Between Friends is a savings extravaganza! 
  • Deer Fest

    Deer Fest

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-07-26 13:43:05 GMT
    Deer Fest will be held at the MPEC Exhibit Hall in Wichita Falls.
    Deer Fest will be held at the MPEC Exhibit Hall in Wichita Falls.
  • Remembering WFPD Officer Killed 25-Years Later

    Remembering WFPD Officer Killed 25-Years Later

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:34:43 GMT

     WFPD Police Chief Manuel Borrego talks about Lt. Tommy Collins on 25-year anniversary of his death. 

     WFPD Police Chief Manuel Borrego talks about Lt. Tommy Collins on 25-year anniversary of his death. 

  • Boomtown Rodeo Kicks Off

    Boomtown Rodeo Kicks Off

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:24:04 GMT
    The Boomtown Rodeo kicked off tonight in Burkburnett. 
    The Boomtown Rodeo kicked off tonight in Burkburnett. 
  • Wichita Falls Fire Department Welcomes New Firefighters

    Wichita Falls Fire Department Welcomes New Firefighters

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:17:39 GMT
    The Wichita Falls Fire Department's held its 60th fire academy graduation on Friday.
    The Wichita Falls Fire Department's held its 60th fire academy graduation on Friday.
  • Credit Conundrum

    Credit Conundrum

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:55:53 GMT
    For recent graduates and those just starting out, establishing credit and getting that first credit card may not be a simple as you might think.
    For recent graduates and those just starting out, establishing credit and getting that first credit card may not be a simple as you might think.
  • Two People Were Arrested With Drugs

    Two People Were Arrested With Drugs

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:14:46 GMT
    Two people are behind bars after police caught them with drugs. 
    Two people are behind bars after police caught them with drugs. 
  • Texoma's Most Wanted

    Texoma's Most Wanted

    This is a look at the top 5 most wanted fugitives in the Texoma area.
    This is a look at the top 5 most wanted fugitives in the Texoma area.
  • Wichita Falls Restaurant Going Smoke Free

    Wichita Falls Restaurant Going Smoke Free

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:51:48 GMT
    Denny’s on Central Freeway in Wichita Falls is going smoke free. 
    Denny’s on Central Freeway in Wichita Falls is going smoke free. 
  • Weeks Park Opened After Bee Attack

    Weeks Park Opened After Bee Attack

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:48:56 GMT
    Weeks Park is back open after a bee attack on Thursday morning. 
    Weeks Park is back open after a bee attack on Thursday morning. 
  • Accused Kidnapping Suspect Appears In Court

    Accused Kidnapping Suspect Appears In Court

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:54:57 GMT
    The man involved in a kidnapping and police chase back in May appeared in court Friday morning for a Pre-Trial Conference.
    The man involved in a kidnapping and police chase back in May appeared in court Friday morning for a Pre-Trial Conference.
  • Evaporation Suppressant Now Being Used On Lake Arrowhead

    Evaporation Suppressant Now Being Used On Lake Arrowhead

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:47:58 GMT
    Testing of the Watersavr evaporation suppression product is underway on Lake Arrowhead.
    Testing of the Watersavr evaporation suppression product is underway on Lake Arrowhead.
  • Watermelon Festival

    Watermelon Festival

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:40:51 GMT
    The third annual Wichita Falls Watermelon Fest is Saturday, July 26. 
    The third annual Wichita Falls Watermelon Fest is Saturday, July 26. 
  • Texoma Reaches For Success

    Texoma Reaches For Success

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:01:41 GMT
    Close to 1000 people gathered at the MPEC Exhibit Hall for the 13th annual Wichita Falls Leadership Breakfast.
    Close to 1000 people gathered at the MPEC Exhibit Hall for the 13th annual Wichita Falls Leadership Breakfast.
  • A Walk With Irene: One Year Later

    A Walk With Irene: One Year Later

    A Walk With Irene: One Year Later

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-07-25 04:11:26 GMT
    Newschannel 6 takes a look at the one year mark of  a Texoma woman who underwent weight loss surgery. 
    Newschannel 6 takes a look at the one year mark of  a Texoma woman who underwent weight loss surgery.