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  • ONLY ON 6: Texting And Driving Ban

    ONLY ON 6: Texting And Driving Ban

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 1:49 PM EST2015-02-18 18:49:14 GMT
    Thursday, February 19 2015 8:32 AM EST2015-02-19 13:32:28 GMT
    Texas lawmakers are taking another shot at passing a ban on texting and driving.  
    Texas lawmakers are taking another shot at passing a ban on texting and driving.  
  • Wichita Falls: Then and Now

    Wichita Falls: Then and Now

    Wednesday, February 11 2015 3:53 PM EST2015-02-11 20:53:16 GMT
    Wednesday, February 11 2015 11:00 PM EST2015-02-12 04:00:24 GMT
    With over 100,000 residents, the city of Wichita Falls is growing.
    With over 100,000 residents, the city of Wichita Falls is growing.
  • Online Love Sham

    Online Love Sham

    Online Love Sham

    Monday, February 9 2015 11:54 PM EST2015-02-10 04:54:47 GMT
    Tuesday, February 10 2015 12:07 AM EST2015-02-10 05:07:40 GMT
    There is a sham that's preying on those looking online for love.
    There is a sham that's preying on those looking online for love.
  • Only On 6: Unknown Offenders

    Only On 6: Unknown Offenders

    Wednesday, February 4 2015 7:55 AM EST2015-02-04 12:55:52 GMT
    Wednesday, February 4 2015 8:27 AM EST2015-02-04 13:27:45 GMT
     In an Only on 6 Special Report, Jimmie Johnson reports about juvenile sex offenders that are out in the community and schools. 
     In an Only on 6 Special Report, Jimmie Johnson reports about juvenile sex offenders that are out in the community and schools. 

  • Only On 6: Top 10 Ticket Hot Spots

    Only On 6: Top 10 Ticket Hot Spots

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 4:50 PM EST2014-11-26 21:50:45 GMT
    Thursday, November 27 2014 12:07 AM EST2014-11-27 05:07:48 GMT
    There's more hustle and bustle on the streets of Wichita Falls during the holidays. If you live here, or just plan to come to town to shop or visit family, you need to know the top ticket hot spots in the city! 
    There's more hustle and bustle on the streets of Wichita Falls during the holidays. If you live here, or just plan to come to town to shop or visit family, you need to know the top ticket hot spots in the city! 
  • Only on 6: Fair Time For The Crime

    Only on 6: Fair Time For The Crime

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 8:03 PM EST2014-11-26 01:03:32 GMT
    Wednesday, November 26 2014 1:16 AM EST2014-11-26 06:16:07 GMT
    Texomans are questioning the justice system and if it's fair.  Newschannel 6 uncovered how sentencing a criminal works.
    Texomans are questioning the justice system and if it's fair.  Newschannel 6 uncovered how sentencing a criminal works.
  • Only On 6: Deadly Drink Mix

    Only On 6: Deadly Drink Mix

    Wednesday, November 12 2014 2:00 PM EST2014-11-12 19:00:46 GMT
    Wednesday, November 12 2014 11:30 PM EST2014-11-13 04:30:18 GMT
    There are new warnings about certain caffeinated products and how they could be affecting your health.  
    There are new warnings about certain caffeinated products and how they could be affecting your health.  
  • Sheppard Air Force Base Weather Watchers

    Sheppard Air Force Base Weather Watchers

    Wednesday, November 12 2014 12:42 AM EST2014-11-12 05:42:03 GMT
    Wednesday, November 12 2014 12:42 AM EST2014-11-12 05:42:04 GMT
    On average, Sheppard Air Force Base sends out around 250 flights a day. And often, the most important adversary the Air Force needs to fight is the atmosphere.
    On average, Sheppard Air Force Base sends out around 250 flights a day. And often, the most important adversary the Air Force needs to fight is the atmosphere.
  • Only On 6: Final Approach

    Only On 6: Final Approach

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-10-28 20:52:57 GMT
    Thursday, November 6 2014 12:12 AM EST2014-11-06 05:12:05 GMT
    A new terminal is set to open at the Wichita Falls Regional Airport, but city official know it will take more than a new building to get more people flying in and out of the Falls. 
    A new terminal is set to open at the Wichita Falls Regional Airport, but city official know it will take more than a new building to get more people flying in and out of the Falls. 
  • Only On Six: The Struggle To Survive

    Only On Six: The Struggle To Survive

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-10-30 02:18:52 GMT
    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-10-30 03:40:16 GMT
    With more than three-fourths of Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck, the conversation about raising the federal minimum wage is on some Texomans minds. Newschannel 6 uncovered startling information about the average household in Wichita Falls. 
    With more than three-fourths of Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck, the conversation about raising the federal minimum wage is on some Texomans minds. Newschannel 6 uncovered startling information about the average household in Wichita Falls. 
  • A Walk With Irene: One Year Later

    A Walk With Irene: One Year Later

    A Walk With Irene: One Year Later

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:41:47 GMT
    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. 
  • Only On Six: A Walk With Irene 9 Month Check-In

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

    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. 
    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?

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

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-05-14 04:17:50 GMT
    Wednesday, May 14 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-05-14 04:17:50 GMT
    After Stage 5 restrictions kick in, is there a Stage 6 in the works? What we found out. 
    After Stage 5 restrictions kick in, is there a Stage 6 in the works? What we found out. 
  • Only On 6: Chemtrails Controversy

    Only On 6: Chemtrails Controversy

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:43:53 GMT
    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:43:53 GMT
    Contrails has some Texomans thinking twice when looking up. 
    Contrails has some Texomans thinking twice when looking up. 
  • Only On Six: The Age of Innocence

    Only On Six: The Age of Innocence

    Thursday, February 27 2014 12:21 AM EST2014-02-27 05:21:51 GMT
    Thursday, February 27 2014 12:21 AM EST2014-02-27 05:21:51 GMT
    Today's generation is so consumed with the entertainment industry, that some children are influenced by some of the things they see on television. 
    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

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

    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. This past summer,Newschannel 6 anchor Ashley Fitzwater took you inside
    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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?

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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?

    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

    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

    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



    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



    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

    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

    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

    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: Smoke Alarm False Security

    Only On 6: Smoke Alarm False Security

    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

    "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: 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."
  • Only on 6: Treat ADHD Without Medication

    Only on 6: Treat ADHD Without Medication

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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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

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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

    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

    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: 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

    We're taking a look at the people who work hard behind the scenes to bring you this broadcast, plus finding out what our on air folks are up to when the cameras are not rolling.
  • Only On 6: 3D Printer

    Only On 6: 3D Printer

    These machines, commonly referred to as 3d printers in the private sector, can take ordinary plastic and "print" literally anything an instructor can imagine. From bombs and mortars, to large munitions.

  • Only On 6 - Animal Hoarders

    Only On 6 - Animal Hoarders

    Right now, animal care professionals across Texoma are bracing for the next animal hoarding call...
  • Secondhand Smoke Linked To Learning Disabilities

    Secondhand Smoke Linked To Learning Disabilities

    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
  • Winning In Windthorst

    Winning In Windthorst

    Learn all about the family, history & tradition behind Windthorst volleyball
  • Gambling Our Education

    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.
  • Growing Number of Hispanics in WFISD

    Growing Number of Hispanics in WFISD

    Hispanic students are the fastest growing minority in the Wichita Falls Independent School District. Just in the past ten years the Hispanic population has nearly doubled in size...
  • Wichita Falls Water Woes

    Wichita Falls Water Woes

    The latest information on the Texas drought shows slight improvement. Wichita Falls is now in the extreme drought status. That is a drop from the highest drought level.
  • Running Out Of Water

    Running Out Of Water

    The year 2011 will not be forgotten in Texoma. Whether its the record-shattering heat, massive wildfires or the parched, drought-stricken land, this year will become legend.
  • Crystal Meth Comeback: Part 2

    Crystal Meth Comeback: Part 2

    The battle against Crystal Methamphetamine continues across Texoma. Law Enforcement continues to fight those that cook and sell the drugs. The way that the Meth cooks are operating has changed. Law Enforcement agencies tell Newschannel 6 the new methods make it much more difficult to track the cooks.
  • Drought 2011 Versus The 1930s Dust Bowl

    Drought 2011 Versus The 1930s Dust Bowl

    This year's drought is the worst one year drought in history. It's so bad, that some are comparing to a drought that happened in the 1930s, also known as the dust bowl.
  • Only On 6: Fire Fight, Who's in Charge

    Only On 6: Fire Fight, Who's in Charge

    In the last 12 months nearly 4 million acres across the state have burned; more than 2,800 homes charred; and sadly the lives of citizens and firefighters have been taken, all from the state's most disastrous wildfire season.
  • Meth Homes On The Market

    Meth Homes On The Market

    Newschannel 6 is uncovering potential dangers in Texoma neighborhoods. Families are buying and renting houses once used as meth labs. The dangerous chemicals used to make meth can seep into the walls,
  • Issues Facing Your Town: Seymour

    Issues Facing Your Town: Seymour

    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
  • ONLY ON 6: VFD Fire School

    ONLY ON 6: VFD Fire School

    In part one of this exclusive series, we showed you the need for volunteer firefighters in Texoma. Some of that need is due to many of those firefighters growing older and young replacements not rushing
  • ONLY ON 6: Aging Volunteer Fireman Population

    ONLY ON 6: Aging Volunteer Fireman Population

    Across the United States 71% of all firefighters are volunteers. Nationally the overall number of volunteers is declining, but Newschannel 6 has uncovered troubling numbers.
  • Issues Facing Your Town: Quanah

    Issues Facing Your Town: Quanah

    In part eight of a Newschannel 6 special report, Ben Walnick is visiting Quanah, TX to find out what topics are on the minds of the people and officials living in this Texoma town. 

  • Issues Facing Your Town: Newcastle

    Issues Facing Your Town: Newcastle

    Newcastle was established in 1908 as a coal mining community. At the time, business was booming. Things are different now. Between the few stores on Newcastle's main strip along highway 380, are empty
  • Issues Facing Your Town: Crowell

    Issues Facing Your Town: Crowell

    Skywarn 6 Meteorologist Ben Walnick visits Crowell to visit city officials and find the biggest problems facing residents and the hope they have to turn things around.  Its in part 4 of Issues Facing Your Town: Crowell Edition. 
  • Issues Facing Your Town: Saint Jo

    Issues Facing Your Town: Saint Jo

    Its not hard to notice Saint Jo is a city with a plan. Set foot in the town square, and you'll witness something beautiful. All four sides are alive with people working to revitalize an area...
  • Issues Facing Your Town: The Heart of Ringgold

    Issues Facing Your Town: The Heart of Ringgold

    When you hear the town of Ringgold many cant help but think of New Years Day 2006, when a fire storm ripped through the town of 100 and left behind pure destruction. Half of the town was wiped out, gone
  • Issues Facing Your Town: Scotland

    Issues Facing Your Town: Scotland

    Texoma is built on a networks of small communities.We are continuing our special series, finding out the Issues Facing Your Town.Newschannel Six hit the road to visit a quaint little town that has survived
  • Family Members of Drug Addicts Shoulder Burdens

    Family Members of Drug Addicts Shoulder Burdens

    Drug use of any kind can take a toll on an individual and also their families.  Wichita Falls is no stranger to drug use, some experts even go as far as calling it the meth capital of our region. According
  • When the Sirens Sound

    When the Sirens Sound

    The Sirens in Wichita Falls have sounded just a handful of times in the past 10 years.  
    So it is important to take them seriously and know what the sirens actually mean.  
    Here in Texoma, that answer could depend on where you live.
  • Protecting Your Child From Stranger Danger

    Protecting Your Child From Stranger Danger

    Newschannel 6 is looking out for you and the safety of your family. 2,000 children a day are reported missing, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The stats show that 58,000 cases a year involve strangers. Newschannel 6 went to the experts to give you the tools you need to protect your child from danger.
  • Preparing for a Disaster

    Preparing for a Disaster

    Families across Texoma tonight are still recovering from weeks of devastating wildfires. Homes and property have burned and become black-charred land. Many families had the terrifying experience of having just minutes to evacuate their homes.
  • Sugar: Not So Sweet

    Sugar: Not So Sweet

    If you're looking to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle, you may want to start by cutting back on that sweet stuff we all love so much. Americans are eating more than twice the recommended amount
  • Social Media in Schools

    Social Media in Schools

    Nothing is easy about directing the Rider High Band. Over one hundred and fifty students have to be in the same place, at the same time, with their instruments, day after day.
  • Plus-Size Americans Spur Growth in Oversized Caskets

    Plus Size Americans Spur Growth in Oversized Caskets

    Obesity in America is an epidemic.  According to the Center for Disease Control, one in three Americans are either overweight or obese.  While that impacts many parts of a persons life, it also makes an impact after life as well.
  • Texoma's Dirtiest Jobs: Landfill Slope Monitor

    Texoma's Dirtiest Jobs: Landfill Slope Monitor

    The Environmental Protection Agency reports every person in the United States generates almost 4 1/2 pounds of trash everyday. The vast majority of that trash ends up in landfills across the country. Every
  • Online Education: Are You Getting What You're Paying For?

    Online Education: Are You Getting What You're Paying For?

    In today's economy, just about everything is getting more expensive, and that includes education. many students who have decided to switch their education from a traditional university, to one online.
  • Texoma Mothers In The Workforce

    Texoma Mothers In The Workforce

    Texoma Mothers In The Workforce

    This Mother's Day we are celebrating the women across Texoma who are raising our future leaders. We all have women in our lives to thank, and most moms these days have full-time jobs too. So our own
  • Texoma's Dirtiest Jobs: Winemaking

    Texoma's Dirtiest Jobs: Winemaking

    We're taking a closer look at a dirty job in Texoma that has become one of the state's thriving industries. Wine making may not sound like a dirty job, but we all know wine stains everything. So imagine
  • Mom Caves: Texoma Mothers Taking Time For Self Care

    Mom Caves: Texoma Mothers Taking Time For Self Care

    For many mom's mother hood is the most rewarding job in the world, but it can also be one of the hardest! So whether you're a working mom or a stay at home mom, you're not alone. So we are taking a look
  • Protecting Yourself In Public Places

    Protecting Yourself In Public Places

    Every six minutes, one reported rape or attempted rape takes place in the United States.  That means there are about two million Texans who are sexually assaulted every year. In Wichita Falls, there have
  • Dirty Jobs In Texoma: Cattle Rancher

    Dirty Jobs In Texoma: Cattle Rancher

    We've all heard the saying, "it's a dirty job but somebody's gotta do it". Newschannel 6 is starting a series on those so called "dirty jobs". We went to a Texoma ranch where it was a down and dirty day
  • Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Fire Fight

    Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Fire Fight

    The men and women who risk their lives to protect others face danger and challenges ever day. And fighting fires isn't always the biggest challenge.
  • Dirty Texoma: What Do You Come In Contact With Each Day?

    Dirty Texoma: What Do You Come In Contact With Each Day?

    Of all the things you touch in a day, how many of them are actually clean. Germs are everywhere and impossible not to pick up, whether it is from the items we touch to the hands we shake. If you don't
  • Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Meth Makers on Parole

    Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Meth Makers on Parole

    Texoma Law Enforcement say the crystal meth problem is getting worse. Yet many sentenced to stiff punishments are paroled early.
  • Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Drinking While Pregnant

    Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Drinking While Pregnant

    A recent British study published in the journal of epidemiology and community health found no negative effects of light alcohol consumption while pregnant.  This goes against what most doctors have been telling their patients for years.
  • Exclusive: Monitoring Your Baby Monitor

    Exclusive: Monitoring Your Baby Monitor

    There's a hot product that parents can't seem to get enough of. Video baby monitors are growing more popular. The devices allow parents to not only hear what's going on in the baby's room, but also see.

     
  • The Truth About Your Vehicle's History

    The Truth About Your Vehicle's History

    Many people turn to crash report companies like CARFAX to give them the low down on a vehicle's history. CARFAX has built it's reputation on the idea that for just $35 it will tell you the "truth" about a car you're about to buy, but our investigation discovered more times than not, it's no where near the "whole truth".
  • Overcoming Addiction: Meth

    Overcoming Addiction: Meth

    Every year hundreds of people die from meth.  Texoma knows the impact of the dangerous drug.  Authorities are constantly making meth busts and just a few weeks ago almost a dozen individuals were arrested
  • To Catch a Criminal: Alias Names Cause Clogs in Courts

    To Catch a Criminal: Alias Names Cause Clogs in Courts

    Newschannel 6 exposed inherent flaws in the criminal justice system that can't be fixed. The problem costs taxpayer money and can potentially put an innocent person behind bars.
  • Newschannel 6 Exclusive: The Cost Of Beauty

    Newschannel 6 Exclusive: The Cost Of Beauty

    Newschannel 6 Lindsey Rogers is looking at the cost of beauty.  She talked with women who have had it done, the artists who do it and a local doctor to see if there are any health concerns associate with the permanent makeup.
  • Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Flood Fight

    Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Flood Fight

    It's every homeowners worst nightmare. Rising flood waters threatening to destroy everything you own.
  • We Got Caught, Raising Awareness Of Sex Offenders In North Texas

    We Got Caught, Raising Awareness Of Sex Offenders In North Texas

    A tragic loss in one Texoma man's life has lead him to a controversial career. He's published a magazine to raise awareness about sex offenders in our community, causing a stir with some businesses and families.
  • Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Inside Allred

    Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Inside Allred

    The headlines became some of the most talked about and clicked on stories on Newschannel6now.com.  We wanted to know what life was really like behind prison walls.
  • Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Reckless On The Road

    Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Reckless On The Road

    It's to blame for the deaths of nearly 5,500 Americans last year. Some law enforcement officials even say distracted driving is almost as bad as drinking and driving. While cell phones are the cause of
  • Bacteria Lurking In Your Re-Filled Water Bottle

    Bacteria Lurking In Your Re-Filled Water Bottle

    Health experts all agree that drinking water is essential. But, all those water bottles means less landfill space. To reduce our carbon footprint, or just out of sheer frugality, many people re-use their
  • An Inside Look At The HCG Diet: Experts Weigh In

    An Inside Look At The HCG Diet: Experts Weigh In

    We're about to enter the height of the weight-gaining season. Many will include dropping pounds in their New Year's Resolution, and as we Americans know, when it comes to losing weight, patience is not
  • Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Broken Bond System

    Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Broken Bond System

    It's your constitutional right: protection against excessive bail. It's a protection from getting lost in the system and sitting in jail while legal wheels turn. But, the system is an imperfect one.
  • Study, Aim, Fire: Kids And Guns

    Study, Aim, Fire: Kids And Guns

    While guns are involved in countless violent crimes, they also play a part in about 600 accidental deaths each year.  A long-standing thought is that kids and guns don't mix.  But Newschannel 6 found out
  • Exclusive: Crystal Meth Comeback

    Exclusive: Crystal Meth Comeback

    Right now, Texoma is seeing a resurgence of Crystal Methanphetamine use and production. Prosecutors say the number of meth labs found is once again on the increase. Newschannel 6 is taking an exclusive look inside the Crystal Meth Comeback.
  • Inside the Hurt Locker: Performance Pressures On Student Athletes

    Inside the Hurt Locker: Performance Pressures On Student Athletes

    High school football dominates Texoma towns on Friday nights. But sometimes, the pressure to perform can have devastating results for student athletes.
  • Repeat DWI Offenders a Danger in Texoma

    Repeat DWI Offenders a Danger in Texoma

    It's a major problem that takes and affects lives every year right here in Texoma. Driving while intoxicated is a constant battle for law enforcement and the legal system, and a danger for every Texoma family on the road.
  • Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Fake Cops, Real Crimes

    Newschannel 6 Exclusive: Fake Cops, Real Crimes

    Newschannel 6 investigates a growing problem of criminals impersonating Police Officers.
  • Sex Offender Treatment, Can They Be Cured?

    Sex Offender Treatment, Can They Be Cured?

    For a better understanding of what makes a sex offender tick, we're sitting down with a sex offender who is trying to turn his life around.

    In this Newschannel 6 exclusive, Lindsey Rogers talks with a man convicted of sex crimes and a treatment counselor and pushes her for the answer to the question on everyone's mind, 'can these individuals really change?'
  • Sex Offender Laws, Not Everyone Is On The Books

    Sex Offender Laws, Not Everyone Is On The Books

    We're breaking down those zones and take a look at some areas of Wichita Falls most populated with sex offenders.

    Lindsey Rogers talked with several residents living in those neighborhoods to listen to their concerns in this Newschannel 6 exclusive.
  • Newschannel 6 Investigates Lost Sex Offenders

    Newschannel 6 Investigates Lost Sex Offenders

    Although you can look up the criminal history of many convicted sex offenders in Texoma, you can't necessarily track where they live.
  • High Risk Sex Offenders, Who Is Watching Them?

    High Risk Sex Offenders, Who Is Watching Them?

    We've shown you the 'lost' sex offenders and took you to parts of the Falls with the highest sex offender populations. Now, we are looking at the sex offenders considered 'high-risk.'

    In this Newschannel 6 exclusive, Lindsey Rogers is breaking down how those risks are determined and exactly how the system works, including who supervises sex offenders, if anyone at all.
  • Living With Sex Offenders, How To Protect Your Family

    Living With Sex Offenders, How To Protect Your Family

    We live among sex offenders whether they are registered or not, homeless, or labeled as a high risk. We showed you some things sex offenders are doing to change their behaviors... In this news channel
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