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Pastor who’s child was shot at Texas church runs for office

The two mass shootings were part of a “trajectory” that led him to run for the state Senate, he said during a brief phone interview before stepping into a restaurant with his family.

  Gravel cycling takes off for first time in Wichita Falls

Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

  HHH: Families ride together

  HHH: Rest stop one volunteers keep cyclists safe

  HHH: Families supporting riders

  HHH; Crowd members wear costumes and wave signs to support cyclists

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  Downtown businesses thriving during HHH weekend

  Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

  HHH: MSU cyclist competes in Hotter N’ Hell for the first time

Texoma Farmers feel impact of U.S. and China trade war

  First responders prepare for Hotter ‘N Hell

  From the Criterium, Chickadee is ready for a home!

  NASA names Mars rock after the Rolling Stones

When the InSight Mars lander touched down back in November, its landing thrusters blew the rock about 3 feet - the farthest a stone has ever rolled during a landing on another planet.

  HHH: Volunteers help prepare supplies for rest stops

A group of volunteers met at work services corporation on Friday to distribute supplies for rest stops.

Serial killer pleads guilty in 4 slayings

He was convicted in California of three slayings in 2013 and pleaded guilty to another killing last year in Texas.

Marlin police chief commits suicide as sexual assault warrants served

Further details weren’t immediately available.

  Healthy breakfast and lunch options for students and parents

Duncan man arrested for 3 counts of Lewd Molestation of a child

HHH: Weekend road closures

  Spice needs a home! Adopt don’t shop!

  Burkburnett graduate retires from U.S. Navy

Police: Toddler taken to hospital drunk on schnapps, grandma arrested

  Rain chances remain through Saturday morning

Evening thunderstorms will produce lightning

  WF Area Food Bank low on food

What the need most is non perishable items like canned green beans and meats.

  HHH Expo kicks off

Vendors helped cyclists gear up for the weekend.

  Midwestern State University staff train with new technology

MSU staff train with new equipment.

  State law raises smoking age starting in Sept.

Starting September 1st it will be against the law to sell traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and other tobacco products to Texans younger than 21.

Texas Blood Institute to host weekend blood drive

The times to donate will be 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, and officials will be located across from Bath and Body Works.

'I AM THIRSTY FOR YOUR BLOOD’: More details revealed about Krech’s alleged notes

A man accused of leaving threatening notes on doors from Tennessee down to Oklahoma is now in custody.

Officials: Kidnapping suspect could be in Okla. or Texas

Texas County officials are searching for a kidnapping suspect who has ties to Texas and may try to flee the country.

  Traffic stop leads to drug bust

The driver and passenger were both arrested and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.

  'Texoma Gives’ online philanthropy event in Sept.

All event related donations are asked to go through the Texoma Gives website before 10:00 p.m. on September 12.

  Arrest made over threat to WFHS Wednesday

Wednesday, August 21, an email was sent out to parents of students of Wichita Falls High School to make them aware of a student who had made a threat against the school.

Cannibalism trial prosecutor says Tammy Jo Blanton was butchered like an animal

For the first time in years, Oberhansley was brought into the courtroom not in a jail uniform and handcuffs but instead, a suit jacket.

  Rain chances are increasing, temperatures not as hot

Rain could impact the Hotter n Hell Hundred

  Locked Down: Inside the prison where inmates set each other on fire and gangs have more power than guards

Widespread concern about understaffing in Mississippi's prisons has people calling for a change. They say inmates, correctional officers and surrounding communities are in danger.

  New Texas gun laws take effect next month

Texas legislators passed several laws in 2019 that deal with protecting people’s right to carry in certain places and store guns in their homes.

  Consumer show to kick off HHH

Tonight at the MPEC, vendors setup for tomorrows show

Texas executes man in 1998 slaying of college student

Larry Swearingen, 48, received a lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the December 1998 killing of 19-year-old Melissa Trotter.

  Graham residents annoyed by suggested tax increase

Graham city leaders want to raise taxes.

Cause still unknown for Dollar General fire

The firefighters initiated a blitz attack and brought the fire under control quickly after arriving.

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her old songs

Swift said she plans to re-record her songs after her catalog was purchased by popular music manager Scooter Braun.

Child sex assault suspect kills self at sheriff’s office

Investigators say a man sought on charges that he sexually assaulted two children younger than age 6 shot and killed himself outside the North Texas offices of the sheriff who was seeking him.

  United fund helps non-profits work together

The Wilbarger County United Fund helps eight different non-profits in the county get the funding they need to help thousands of people each year.

  Cyclists ready for HHH despite serious injuries

It took Mills six months to get back on his bike after a traffic accident in October that put him in the hospital.

Union Pacific worker dies in Texas, pinned between 2 tankers

Investigators say a Union Pacific worker has died after being pinned between two railway tanker cars in Southeast Texas.

  Our weather gets more tolerable for the weekend

Nice forecast for the Hotter 'N Hell Hundred

Actual raccoon (not Marvel character) busted by police at Cincinnati-area business

Rocket Raccoon is that you?

WWII vets honored in Texas following D-Day events in France

More than 50 World War II veterans who were not able to attend overseas events marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day have been honored in Texas.

  Citizens Fire Academy taking applications until Sept. 3

Rusty Sheppard stopped by Wednesday to talk about the upcoming Citizens Fire Academy.

City attorney who resigned still being employed, paid by City of Lawton

New information has been released after an Open Records request was filed with the City of Lawton concerning the resignation of former city attorney Frank Jensen.

‘Very fortunate’: LSU responds to false alarm security scare

LSU officials gave the all clear on campus just minutes before 5 p.m. after reports came in hours earlier of an armed intruder on campus at Coates Hall.

  UPDATE: Copper Breaks fire 71% contained, Vivian fire 5% contained

More than 8,300 acres are still on fire in Hardeman county, however contained at 58% at this time.

  Sign language interpreter steals show from rapper Twista

Amber Galloway Gallego has some lightning-fast moves to go along with the rapper’s high-speed lyrics.

  Travel Center schedule change for HHH Bike Race

Due to the closure of some busier downtown streets for the Hotter’n Hell Hundred Bike Race, the Travel Center will be rerouting buses for the weekend.

Flyin Pig BBQ to be at the NC6 parking lot Friday

Flyin Pig BBQ makes a variety of sandwiches, stuffed potatoes and nachos, all with your choice of meat.

Local artisan chocolate shop holding ribbon cutting

Today, Wednesday, August 21, chocolate lovers unite! Help in celebrating the new location of B Cocoa Artisan Chocolate!

  Wildfire risk continues across Texoma

It's actually been quite a few years since we've seen a real dry summer like the one, we're seeing right now.

  Hotels filling up ahead of Hotter’N Hell Hundred

With just a few days left for HHH hotels in Wichita Falls are filling up.

CONTINUING COVERAGE: Two more charged in connection to Lawton murder from June

Two more suspects have been charged in the June death of Byard Moore in northwest Lawton.

  New VA clinic coming to Wichita Falls

New VA clinic expected to break ground within months.

  District Fisheries Supervisor leaves WF TX Parks and Wildlife

After nearly seven years of serving the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department in Wichita Falls as District Fisheries Supervisor, Tom Lang, is taking on a new challenge.

  Circle trail, business expansion, budget all addressed at city council meeting

The council will meet again on September third.

Elton John slams media for criticizing Harry, Meghan over private jet use

Elton John took to social media to slam stories that suggested that Prince Harry and Meghan were hypocritical for accepting jet travel despite their devotion to eco-causes.

WF Fire Department: Small structure fire on Jefferson Street

Officials told our crews there were around $10,000 in damages from just one wall.

TDI warns drivers: Make sure your auto insurance is legit

TDI is warning Texas drivers looking for bargain insurance about a scam that leaves them with no coverage even after they’ve paid their premiums.

“The Big Grocery Cart,” to be unveiled at reopening of Bowie Brookshire’s

Bowie is excited to be getting a revamp to their Brookshire’s officially this Thursday, August 22.

2 inmates escape from East Texas jail, perimeter fence cut

Officers using tracking dogs are searching for two inmates who escaped from an East Texas jail

  UPDATE: Councilor Jackson receives censure after investigation

Mayor Stephen Santellana made a formal complaint against Councilor Steven Jackson on July 31.

  WATCH: Florida deputies confront mother, teen over school threat

Volusia County Sheriff's officials interviewed the boy and his mother outside their home near Daytona Beach last Friday, and posted a video of their discussion to underline the consequences of making school threats.

  The end of triple-digit heat isn’t too far away

Slight rain chances to finish the week

Ransomware attack hits more than 20 Texas local governments

More than 20 local governments in Texas are facing a coordinated ransomware attack, authorities said.

  WF Area Food Bank Farmer’s Market nutrition program

The Wichita Falls Area Food Bank offers help through the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, designed especially for these targeted areas.

Bags For Brags Cornhole Tournament first Saturday of Sept.

Bags for Brags Cornhole Tournament benefits Leadership Wichita Falls and Children’s Aid Society of West Texas.

  The Landmark on Lamar ribbon cutting

The Landmark on Lamar is an historic rehabilitation in downtown catering to 35 units of seniors as an Independent Living Community.

  Massive gator spotted taking stroll near N.C. overpass

A massive alligator was caught on camera taking a stroll near a busy Wilmington overpass Tuesday morning.

  WFISD raises pay for administrative staff

Salaries will be going up by 10%

  Online courses at MSU Texas give students more freedom

At MSU Texas, nearly a quarter of students take online classes exclusively.

Texas Roadhouse to hold multi-state fundraiser for El Paso victims

100% of the proceeds made from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Thursday will be donated to the El Paso Community Foundation.

  Mondays with the Mayor: August 19

Wichita Falls Mayor Stephen Santellana will be in our News Channel 6 studios.