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  First Step safe house is a “safe haven” for those experiencing domestic violence

First Step safe house is a “safe haven” for those experiencing domestic violence

WF Area Food Bank Mobile Pantry scheduled throughout November

  Retailers prepare for upcoming Black Friday shopping with COVD-19

Several fire departments respond to Iowa Park structure fire

Graham Regional Medical Center reports third COVID-19 related death in three days

  Texas Blood Institute puts Willy Wonka spin on blood drive

MSU Texas reports three new COVID-19 cases Tuesday

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  What to expect during the WFISD Spring 2021 semester

United Regional seeks additional staff from the State

  207 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, total now 6,668

UPDATE: WFPD identify victim of Sunday crash

WF Crime Stoppers: Crime of the week

Bowie VFD cancels Pancakes with Santa

  Burkburnett ISD program to host Parade of Homes

It is hosted by the Burkburnett Student-to-Student program and proceeds go towards helping the group welcome new students of military families.

  Thanksgiving is looking nice weather wise

Rain chances exist this morning

  Taylor Swift ‘folklore’ concert film coming to Disney+

The concert film will include guest appearances from Jack Antonoff, Aaron Dessner and Bon Iver — acts who all appear on Swift’s “folklore” album.

  TBI hosting special Golden Ticket blood drive

All donors will receive a free pie from Field’s, a long-sleeve t-shirt and a candy bar.

  Turkey Drives provides hundreds of families with turkeys this Thanksgiving

  MSU Texas Fantasy of Lights brings cheer to residents just in time for holidays

Arts Council of WF calling for 17th Annual Sculpture Garden Exhibit entries

Graham Regional Medical Center reports second COVID-19 related deaths in two days

  WFFD weighs in on food safety for Thanksgiving

  Health officials give Thanksgiving safety tips

84 patients positive, suspected positive for COVID-19 at United Regional

Hospital officials say these numbers will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

  WFISD delivers 782 meals at start of Thanksgiving Break

The district handed out 782 boxes of food, each with 15 meals, to cars.

  Six new deaths, 320 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Monday.

RBNC ElectriCritters to start this Friday

ElectriCritters features more than 60,000 lights on more than 195 displays.

  BBB warns of holiday scams

Scammers take advantage during the holiday season to steal consumers’ personal information.

  Hospice Tree of Lights campaign starts tomorrow

The Hospice Tree of Lights campaign kicks off next Tuesday and with it comes changes on how to donate.

Governor Abbott, DSHS Announce COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

On Monday, Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced the guiding principles for Texas’ COVID-19 vaccine allocation process, which will serve as a foundation for the state’s initial distribution for COVID-19 vaccines expected as early as next month.

  News Channel 6 hosts annual Turkey Drive today

It’s taking place at the Walmart on Lawrence Road in Wichita Falls.

  MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights kicks off Monday tonight

The event will run until Dec. 26.

  Wichita Falls Police Officers Association delivers Thanksgiving baskets

The Wichita Falls Police Officers Association put together and dropped off Thanksgiving baskets to dozens of police officers.

  Evangel Church holds 19th annual turkey day

Hundreds of families received a turkey at Evangel Church on its 19th annual turkey day.

  Thanksgiving market supports the downtown Wichita Falls community

Small businesses have suffered financially due to the pandemic and the farmers market in downtown Wichita Falls hosted a Thanksgiving market.

  Blitz on 6 HS Football Week 13 Highlights

Check out all the highlights from Week 13 of Blitz on 6 action!

  Six new COVID-19 related deaths reported in Montague County

The announcement came on Friday.

  Community helps WF Faith Mission provide socks to those in need

Community helps WF Faith Mission provide socks to those in need

Blitz on 6 High School Football Scoreboard

Check out all the scores from Week 13 of Blitz on 6 action!

  Burkburnett Chamber of Commerce is turning 100 years old

The Burkburnett Chamber of Commerce is celebrating it’s one hundredth anniversary.

  Henrietta High School band earns 1st Division award at region contest

Henrietta High School’s band has won a pretty big award.

  One new death, 118 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Friday.

  United Regional releases statement regarding critical care capacity

The statement was released on Friday.

City of WF reminds residents to ‘Can the Grease’ this holiday season

‘Can the Grease’ is the name given to the initiative to teach the community about the problems that can arise from improper grease disposal.

  United Regional receives new COVID-19 infusion therapy treatment

The FDA has issued an emergency use authorization for the treatment.

Illinois teen charged in protest slayings posts $2M bail

Kyle Rittenhouse posted a $2 million cash bond in Kenosha on Friday. Prosecutors accuse Rittenhouse of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during an Aug. 25 protest against police racism and brutality in Kenosha.

  MSU Texas reports three new COVID-19 cases Friday

A total of 220 people in the campus community have tested positive since July 1.

  Drivers urged to take caution on roads during deer season

Drivers urged to take caution on roads during deer season

  Texoma counties seeing surge in COVID-19 cases

Texoma counties are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases.

WFISD COVID-19 Tracker shows 97 active cases Thursday

The cases are being broken down by campus.

  Daycare centers brace for supply shortages as panic shopping ensues

Daycare centers brace for supply shortagege

  Maverick The Mustang helps donate masks to healthcare workers

All in all, they handed out more than 1,400 masks.

  November proving deadly month for COVID-19 patients

In November, so far, 71 people have died from COVID-19; 30 of those contracted the virus in the last 19 days, making for 42.2% of the deaths this month.

Texas governor rules out another shutdown as virus surges

“It is important for everybody in the state to know that, statewide, we’re not going to have another shutdown."

  New COVID-19 data released for public schools in Region 9

The state of Texas will be updating their numbers every Thursday.

  Three new deaths, 170 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Thursday.

97 patients positive, suspected positive for COVID-19 at United Regional

Hospital officials say these numbers will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

  MSU Texas reports eight new COVID-19 cases Thursday

A total of 220 people in the campus community have tested positive since July 1.

City of Wichita Falls releases Thanksgiving trash schedule

The City of Wichita Falls has released the trash schedule for the week of Thanksgiving.

Wichita Falls High School temporarily locked down due to prank

Officers did look over the school and the surrounding area and found no threat.

  Sox Appeal sock drive hosted through Friday

News Channel 6, Star Image Dentistry, Texoma Plastic Surgery and Faith Mission have teamed up to help provide socks and other clothing to help keep people in our area warm.

  WF Area Food Bank, United Supermarkets food drive ends Friday

The Wichita Falls Area Food Bank and United Supermarkets are teaming up for an annual food drive.

  Windy conditions will prevail once again

More windy conditions will be present today

Henrietta ISD extends Thanksgiving holiday

The district facilities will all be sanitized during the holiday break.

  WFPD officer involved wreck at Maurine Street, Central Freeway

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

TBI now accepting walk-ins for convalescent plasma donation

Residents who have recovered from COVID-19 or who have tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies are eligible to give convalescent plasma.

Oh! Christmas Tree auction to be held virtually

Oh! Christmas Tree is an auction for people to bid on 4′ Christmas trees, wreaths or garlands.

  MSU Texas prepares Spring Tasks for next semester due to COVID-19

MSU Texas prepares Spring Tasks for next semester due to COVID-19

Salvation Army in need of bell ringers

The Salvation Army in Wichita Falls is in need of bell ringers for its yearly “Red Kettle Campaign.”

MSU Texas reports three new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

A total of 212 people in the campus community have tested positive since July 1.

  Six new deaths, 146 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Wednesday.

PPP loan forgiveness seminar to be held tomorrow

The online event is free, but you must register in advance as attendance is limited to 10,000 people.

  UPDATE: WFPD arrest second man for capital murder

Wichita Falls police have arrested a second man in connection with the murder of Donald Best.

  Wednesday will be fairly windy

Rain chances return Sunday

Sheppard AFB to reopen main gate Saturday

The reopening of this gate marks a change in when the other gates will be open.

  Firefighters, Sheriff’s deputies on scene Cashion Community fire

Our crew is currently on scene but are being kept about a mile away from the fire.

Farmers to Families free food distribution event today

More than 1,200 boxes weighing in at 33 pounds each will be handed out at starting at noon.

  Holiday Spirit Meal delivers Thanksgiving dinners in Vernon despite COVID-19

900 meals will be either delivered or dropped off to residents on Thanksgiving Day

  Mabelle overpass added to prioritized construction project list

In September, a Greyhound bus was involved in a crash there, killing two people.

FBI is investigating Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, AP report says

The FBI is investigating Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, the Associated Press reported Tuesday evening, the first public confirmation that law enforcement is vetting allegations made by eight of Paxton’s former top aides that he illegally used the power of his office to benefit a political donor.

  Wichita Falls City Council approves CARES Act grant for WFISD

The Wichita Falls Independent School District is receiving a $158,880 grant from the city to purchase Chromebooks.