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  • WF Residents react to proposition C

    WF Residents react to proposition C

    Sunday, May 6 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-05-06 23:39:36 GMT
    Some Wichita Falls residents think proposition C will make getting around town easier. (Source: KAUZ)Some Wichita Falls residents think proposition C will make getting around town easier. (Source: KAUZ)
    Some Wichita Falls residents think proposition C will make getting around town easier. (Source: KAUZ)Some Wichita Falls residents think proposition C will make getting around town easier. (Source: KAUZ)

    Voters in Wichita Falls have spoken. Passing just one of the seven bond propositions totaling up to $131 million. The only one to pass is proposition C. 

    Voters in Wichita Falls have spoken. Passing just one of the seven bond propositions totaling up to $131 million. The only one to pass is proposition C. 

  • Vote NO campaign makes final push

    Vote NO campaign makes final push

    Friday, May 4 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-04 22:15:10 GMT
    © The Vote NO campaign makes it final push for Wichita Falls residents to vote no on all seven propositions.© The Vote NO campaign makes it final push for Wichita Falls residents to vote no on all seven propositions.
    The Vote NO campaign makes it final push for Wichita Falls residents to vote no on all seven propositions.The Vote NO campaign makes it final push for Wichita Falls residents to vote no on all seven propositions.

    The Wichita Falls Tea Party has encouraged Wichita Falls residents to vote no on all seven proposition on this year's bond election. The organization's leader says they will continue election day, Saturday. 

    The Wichita Falls Tea Party has encouraged Wichita Falls residents to vote no on all seven proposition on this year's bond election. The organization's leader says they will continue election day, Saturday. 

  • WF business owners weigh in on possible tax increase

    WF business owners weigh in on possible tax increase

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-05-02 04:38:14 GMT
    (Source:KAUZ)(Source:KAUZ)

    Some Wichita Falls business owners are for the bond propositions, others are worried about the property tax increase. 

    Some Wichita Falls business owners are for the bond propositions, others are worried about the property tax increase. 

  • Talking WF Bond with Chamber CEO

    Talking WF Bond with Chamber CEO

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-01 14:12:04 GMT
    (Source: KAUZ)(Source: KAUZ)

    Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce President sat down with Evening Anchor Chris Horgen to answer questions you have about the bond.

    Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce President sat down with Evening Anchor Chris Horgen to answer questions you have about the bond.

  • City & nonprofit hope to keep millennials in WF

    City & nonprofit hope to keep millennials in WF

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:12 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:12:50 GMT
    (Source:KAUZ)(Source:KAUZ)

    Young Professionals of Wichita Falls and the city's Chamber of Commerce say it is important to keep young people in town. 

    Young Professionals of Wichita Falls and the city's Chamber of Commerce say it is important to keep young people in town. 

  • WF bond opposition shown outside early voting locations

    WF bond opposition shown outside early voting locations

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:32:06 GMT
    Vocal people walk outside city hall showing their opposition to seven bond propositions. (Source: KAUZ)Vocal people walk outside city hall showing their opposition to seven bond propositions. (Source: KAUZ)
    Vocal people walk outside city hall showing their opposition to seven bond propositions. (Source: KAUZ)Vocal people walk outside city hall showing their opposition to seven bond propositions. (Source: KAUZ)

    Day one of early voting in Wichita Falls on seven bond propositions totaling $131 million has wrapped up at Sikes Senter Mall, Home Depot, and city hall.

    Day one of early voting in Wichita Falls on seven bond propositions totaling $131 million has wrapped up at Sikes Senter Mall, Home Depot, and city hall.

  • WF group push Hispanic, Latino community to go vote

    WF group push Hispanic, Latino community to go vote

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:41:31 GMT
    Groups met at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Monday evening to encourage the Hispanic community to go out and vote. (Source: KAUZ)Groups met at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Monday evening to encourage the Hispanic community to go out and vote. (Source: KAUZ)
    Groups met at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Monday evening to encourage the Hispanic community to go out and vote. (Source: KAUZ)Groups met at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Monday evening to encourage the Hispanic community to go out and vote. (Source: KAUZ)

    One Wichita Falls group that emphasizes the importance of post-secondary education for all students in our community helped organized a forum Monday evening to encourage the Hispanic and Latino community to go out and vote. 

    One Wichita Falls group that emphasizes the importance of post-secondary education for all students in our community helped organized a forum Monday evening to encourage the Hispanic and Latino community to go out and vote. 

  • Could a drought dry up Prop B plans in WF?

    Could a drought dry up Prop B plans in WF?

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:03:34 GMT
    (Source:KAUZ)(Source:KAUZ)
    (Source:KAUZ)(Source:KAUZ)

    While rain is in the forecast for Wichita Falls this weekend, the chance of a future-drought is something many worry about. 

    While rain is in the forecast for Wichita Falls this weekend, the chance of a future-drought is something many worry about. 

  • WF Broker says higher property tax wouldn't hurt housing market

    WF Broker says higher property tax wouldn't hurt housing market

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:41:48 GMT
    The Wichita Falls housing market is strong right now. (Source: KAUZ)The Wichita Falls housing market is strong right now. (Source: KAUZ)
    The Wichita Falls housing market is strong right now. (Source: KAUZ)The Wichita Falls housing market is strong right now. (Source: KAUZ)

    Early voting begins Monday in Wichita Falls on seven bond propositions totaling $131 million.

    Early voting begins Monday in Wichita Falls on seven bond propositions totaling $131 million.

  • Prop. E: Improvements to MPEC facilities

    Prop. E: Improvements to MPEC facilities

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:29:19 GMT
    Proposition E includes basic improvement to the MPEC facilities. (Source: KAUZ)Proposition E includes basic improvement to the MPEC facilities. (Source: KAUZ)
    Proposition E includes basic improvement to the MPEC facilities. (Source: KAUZ)Proposition E includes basic improvement to the MPEC facilities. (Source: KAUZ)

    The Kay Yeager Coliseum was the final addition of the Multi-Purpose Events Center complex 15 years ago. Since then its hosted numerous sporting events and concerts and just recently it welcomed WWE Live back to Wichita Falls. 

    The Kay Yeager Coliseum was the final addition of the Multi-Purpose Events Center complex 15 years ago. Since then its hosted numerous sporting events and concerts and just recently it welcomed WWE Live back to Wichita Falls. 

  • Residents, Nonprofit support Lake Wichita proposition

    Residents, Nonprofit support Lake Wichita proposition

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:10:45 GMT
    Residents and Nonprofit tell Newschannel 6 why they will be voting yes to proposition B. (Source: KAUZ)Residents and Nonprofit tell Newschannel 6 why they will be voting yes to proposition B. (Source: KAUZ)
    Residents and Nonprofit tell Newschannel 6 why they will be voting yes to proposition B. (Source: KAUZ)Residents and Nonprofit tell Newschannel 6 why they will be voting yes to proposition B. (Source: KAUZ)

    For Norman Mendieta and his family, Lake Wichita is the spot. "We come out here and we bring the kids to play and of course go fishing and just enjoy the scenery," Mendieta said. Mendieta who was raised in Wichita Falls said he's all for proposition B, especially for one thing. 

    For Norman Mendieta and his family, Lake Wichita is the spot. "We come out here and we bring the kids to play and of course go fishing and just enjoy the scenery," Mendieta said. Mendieta who was raised in Wichita Falls said he's all for proposition B, especially for one thing. 

  • Proposition F: History behind memorial auditorium

    Proposition F: History behind memorial auditorium

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-04-10 23:46:45 GMT
    The Wichita Falls memorial auditorium is close to 100 years old and what proposition F would do is help renovate it to continue hosting events. (Source: KAUZ)The Wichita Falls memorial auditorium is close to 100 years old and what proposition F would do is help renovate it to continue hosting events. (Source: KAUZ)
    The Wichita Falls memorial auditorium is close to 100 years old and what proposition F would do is help renovate it to continue hosting events. (Source: KAUZ)The Wichita Falls memorial auditorium is close to 100 years old and what proposition F would do is help renovate it to continue hosting events. (Source: KAUZ)

    "It was built in 1927 and the dedication was on May 8th 1928 where over 3,000 people came and attended," Wichita County Archivists, Bill Steward said. "It was quite a day."

    "It was built in 1927 and the dedication was on May 8th 1928 where over 3,000 people came and attended," Wichita County Archivists, Bill Steward said. "It was quite a day."

  • Social media playing large role in WF bond propositions

    Social media playing large role in WF bond propositions

    Monday, April 2 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-04-02 23:47:42 GMT
    Henry Florsheim watches the newest video released about circle trail bond propositions. (Source: KAUZ)Henry Florsheim watches the newest video released about circle trail bond propositions. (Source: KAUZ)

    Early voting begins in three weeks in Wichita Falls on seven propositions that are part of the city's bond proposal.

    Early voting begins in three weeks in Wichita Falls on seven propositions that are part of the city's bond proposal.

  • Some downtown businesses team up against Prop-D

    Some downtown businesses team up against Prop-D

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-03-28 00:45:13 GMT
    (Source: City of Wichita Falls)(Source: City of Wichita Falls)

    Some downtown Wichita Falls merchants told Newschannel 6 on Tuesday Proposition-D could hurt their businesses if it passes. If passed, a new Municipal Government Center would be built in the city's downtown that would house City Hall, Wichita Falls Police Department and Wichita Falls Fire Department. 

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    Some downtown Wichita Falls merchants told Newschannel 6 on Tuesday Proposition-D could hurt their businesses if it passes. If passed, a new Municipal Government Center would be built in the city's downtown that would house City Hall, Wichita Falls Police Department and Wichita Falls Fire Department. 

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  • Prop-D could boost WF economy

    Prop-D could boost WF economy

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-03-22 00:22:56 GMT
    © Wichita Falls CEO Chamber of Commerce Henry Florsheim said the proposed new downtown Wichita Falls Muncipal Center could boost the city's economy.© Wichita Falls CEO Chamber of Commerce Henry Florsheim said the proposed new downtown Wichita Falls Muncipal Center could boost the city's economy.

    Wichita Falls voters will get the chance to vote for a proposed new Municipal Center located in downtown. Henry Florsheim, Chamber of Commerce CEO, said Proposition-D, the bond to build the center, would boost the city's economy. City council members said the current buildings face structural and overcrowding problems. 

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    Wichita Falls voters will get the chance to vote for a proposed new Municipal Center located in downtown. Henry Florsheim, Chamber of Commerce CEO, said Proposition-D, the bond to build the center, would boost the city's economy. City council members said the current buildings face structural and overcrowding problems. 

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  • Residents voice their concerns over downtown bond proposal

    Residents voice their concerns over downtown bond proposal

    Friday, March 9 2018 11:32 PM EST2018-03-10 04:32:29 GMT
    (Source: KAUZ)(Source: KAUZ)

    Wichita Falls residents voiced their concerns over Bond Proposition G, which would fund a project meant to improve Downtown’s infrastructure. The proposal would allot $21.9 million to help downtown add things like bike lanes, parking, better traffic lights and other advancements. 

    Wichita Falls residents voiced their concerns over Bond Proposition G, which would fund a project meant to improve Downtown’s infrastructure. The proposal would allot $21.9 million to help downtown add things like bike lanes, parking, better traffic lights and other advancements. 

  • WF City Council hopes to educate voters on bond election

    WF City Council hopes to educate voters on bond election

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 11:57 PM EST2018-02-14 04:57:51 GMT
    (Source: KAUZ)(Source: KAUZ)

    Now that the council has approved the bond election set to take place on May 5, they say their next step is to get voters informed. 

    Now that the council has approved the bond election set to take place on May 5, they say their next step is to get voters informed. 

  • WF Bond proposition advocates support entire proposal

    WF Bond proposition advocates support entire proposal

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 8:25 PM EST2018-02-14 01:25:52 GMT
    (Source: KAUZ)(Source: KAUZ)

    Advocates for the 2018 Wichita Falls bond proposal are hoping voters will give the green light for their particular projects, but many say the bond as a whole can benefit the entire city of Wichita Falls. 

    Advocates for the 2018 Wichita Falls bond proposal are hoping voters will give the green light for their particular projects, but many say the bond as a whole can benefit the entire city of Wichita Falls. 

  • Breakdown of WF bond election to be held in May

    Breakdown of WF bond election to be held in May

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 7:53 PM EST2018-02-14 00:53:06 GMT
    A bond proposal was passed by Wichita Falls Councilors for seven propositions. (Source: KAUZ)A bond proposal was passed by Wichita Falls Councilors for seven propositions. (Source: KAUZ)

    It is now official. The city of Wichita Falls will hold it's first bond election in 17 years.

    It is now official. The city of Wichita Falls will hold it's first bond election in 17 years.

  • New voting method for upcoming WF bond election

    New voting method for upcoming WF bond election

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 4:00 PM EST2018-02-13 21:00:08 GMT
    (Source: KAUZ)(Source: KAUZ)

    Wichita Falls City Council is taking a new voting approach that gives citizens more options.

    Wichita Falls City Council is taking a new voting approach that gives citizens more options.

  • Previewing WF city council possible bond proposal

    Previewing WF city council possible bond proposal

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 3:59 PM EST2018-02-13 20:59:20 GMT
    Seven propositions would be considered. Downtown streetscape is one of the proposed projects. (Source: KAUZ)Seven propositions would be considered. Downtown streetscape is one of the proposed projects. (Source: KAUZ)

    In less than 24 hours Wichita Falls city council will vote calling the city's first bond proposal in 17 years.

    In less than 24 hours Wichita Falls city council will vote calling the city's first bond proposal in 17 years.

  • WF releases first look at possible bond proposal

    WF releases first look at possible bond proposal

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 3:57 PM EST2018-02-13 20:57:36 GMT
    Wichita Falls releases first look at possible bond proposal. (Source: KAUZ)Wichita Falls releases first look at possible bond proposal. (Source: KAUZ)

    Wichita Falls city councilors will hold a special session on Tuesday, February 13, to vote on calling a bond election Saturday, May 5 to vote on seven propositions that total $131 million.

    Wichita Falls city councilors will hold a special session on Tuesday, February 13, to vote on calling a bond election Saturday, May 5 to vote on seven propositions that total $131 million.

  • WF bond proposal could address city hall issues

    WF bond proposal could address city hall issues

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 3:56 PM EST2018-02-13 20:56:44 GMT
    Many rooms in Memorial Auditorium like these have shifted. (Source: KAUZ)Many rooms in Memorial Auditorium like these have shifted. (Source: KAUZ)

    Wichita Falls City Councilors are considering a possible $131 million bond proposal, and over half of that would be for a new city complex.

    Wichita Falls City Councilors are considering a possible $131 million bond proposal, and over half of that would be for a new city complex.

  • WF councilors agree on future bond proposal

    WF councilors agree on future bond proposal

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 3:55 PM EST2018-02-13 20:55:45 GMT
    councilors have between February 5th to February 16th to vote on a bond issue for the May ballot. (Source: KAUZ)councilors have between February 5th to February 16th to vote on a bond issue for the May ballot. (Source: KAUZ)

    For the last 48 hours Wichita Falls city councilors have been rating projects, crunching numbers, and coming up with a bond proposal they believe addresses city needs and is attractive to citizens.

    For the last 48 hours Wichita Falls city councilors have been rating projects, crunching numbers, and coming up with a bond proposal they believe addresses city needs and is attractive to citizens.

  • Several projects being considered for possible bond in Wichita Falls

    Several projects being considered for possible bond in Wichita Falls

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 3:54 PM EST2018-02-13 20:54:46 GMT
    Lake Wichita shoreline improvements is one of the projects being considered for a bond issue by city council. (Source: City of Wichita Falls)Lake Wichita shoreline improvements is one of the projects being considered for a bond issue by city council. (Source: City of Wichita Falls)

    Wichita Falls city council and staff are discussing projects that could end up on a future bond. 

    Wichita Falls city council and staff are discussing projects that could end up on a future bond. 

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