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  WF Chamber, Downtown Development supporting businesses during Coronavirus Pandemic

Tracking the numbers: COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

  Stores making changes to curb the spread of COVID-19

Health District confirms 5 more COVID-19 cases

  WF officials emphasize severity of COVID-19, social distancing

STATE UPDATE: Fort Sill reports seven cases, first case recovered

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  Vernon hosts Bear Scavenger Hunt for kids

Governor Abbot releases video message for Texans

  Blood donations still needed during COVID-19

  City of Henrietta issues modified shelter-in-place order

  Second COVID-19 case confirmed at Sheppard AFB

Rowling starts Harry Potter At Home for housebound families

  Man accused of WF murder facing more charges in Las Vegas

The man accused of capital murder in the death of an 11-year-old boy is facing new charges in Las Vegas.

  Wednesday brings stronger winds, warmer temperatures

A cold front drops temperatures Friday

  Drive-thru clinic tests hundreds for COVID-19

Harmony clinic has now been able to test over 250 people.

  Schools and churches worship online in WF

Notre Dame Catholic Elementary school starts every morning with a Bible verse and a prayer read by a student virtually from home.

  WF City Council make changes to Shelter-in-Place order

  United Regional builds tent to prepare for possible surge of COVID-19 patients

  Health officials confirm 8 new Wichita County COVID-19 cases

WF Faith Mission closes day room, changes meal location

  Region 9 moves to online learning for adult students

WF man arrested for breaking into apartment, threatening woman with knife

UPDATE: Mayor Booker changes date for his shelter-in-place order to take effect

Mayor Stan Booker has announced an adjustment to his amendment he announced earlier on Tuesday.

WF police arrest two for stealing car, possession of meth

WF police said drugs were found in the stolen vehicle.

  Gov. Abbott issues executive order closing all schools through May 4

Schools will remain closed to in-person classroom attendance until at least May 4.

  Wichita Falls shelter-in-place order modified

The Wichita Falls city council will be updating the city’s shelter-in-place order on Tuesday.

  After a cloudy morning, Tuesday afternoon will be pleasant

Tuesday will be the least windy of the next 4 days

  Resources for nonprofits during Coronavirus pandemic

“They are all having to do much more with a lot less”

  Texoma schools begin distance learning

Distance learning starts Monday and some schools passed out supplies to help students.

  Two more cases of COVID-19 confirmed by Public Health District

There are now 30 total cases in Wichita County.

  First day of online learning for WFISD

In her five years of teaching for the Wichita Falls ISD, first day of school after spring break looks a little different for Cheri West.

  COVID-19: Have questions? Here’s who you can call

Here's a list of numbers to call for any questions you may have.

  Volunteer with Meals On Wheels tests positive for COVID-19

The patient delivered meals prior to the testing.

  Kemp accident: suspect charged with assault with vehicle, resisting arrest

Multiple vehicles were involved in the accident.

  Gov. Abbott extends self-isolation executive order for new states and cities

The order comes from the advice of Dr. Anthony Fauci and the COVID-19 Task Force.

City View ISD extends closure through April 10

City View ISD has extended their school closure until April 10.

WF Crime Stoppers releases new Manhunt Monday suspect for the week of March 30

Lonnie Miller, Jr, 36, is wanted for Theft Under $2,500 with 2 or More Previous Convictions

  Office of Wichita County Sheriff to close for 2 weeks

WCSO in courthouse basement to close for two weeks

  On and off rain, Monday. Severe storms possible Monday evening

Hail and wind threat with Monday evening thunderstorms

  Wichita County Judge Woody Gossom issues county wide shelter-in-place order

Wichita County Judge Woody Gossom announced a county wide shelter-in-place order.

Two new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wichita County

Two more cases were announced by the public health district.

Wichita County confirms 26 cases of COVID-19

The public health district confirmed three more cases on Saturday.

Fort Sill reports second case on post

The patient is already one of the six reported cases in Comanche County.

  CARES Act will bring relief to Texomans

It gives most Americans checks for $1,200.

8 new Covid-19 Cases announced in Wichita County

Total positive Covid-19 cases has now risen to 23 in Wichita County.

City of Burkburnett issues shelter-in-place order

The City of Burkburnett has issued a shelter-in-place order,

  WF City council approve the shelter-in-place order

Wichita Falls is now under a shelter-in-place order.

  Medical students ask governor for permits to help

Students in different medical fields are hoping for restrictions to be lifted on how they can help during the epidemic.

  Dexter School 3D printing masks for medical workers

The Wichita Falls school is using its technology to help medical professionals.

Disaster relief fund established for nonprofits

Nonprofits from Wichita, Archer, Clay and Wilbarger counties will be eligible to request funds.

  WFISD officials extend school closure through April 10

Wichita Falls Independent School District officials have extended the school closure through April 10.

  Alzheimer’s Association moving to virtual support groups

More organizations are having to figure out new ways to operate as people work the flatten the curve of coronavirus cases.

  WFPD will enforce shelter-in-place order

With the new shelter in place order, the question raises of how strictly it will be enforced.

  City of WF issues Shelter-in-Place order

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

MSU Texas loans 2 ventilators, other supplies to United Regional

“It was a great opportunity to help out United Regional and our community."

  UPDATE: Information released on three Wichita County COVID-19 cases

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

Three new COVID-19 cases reported in Comanche County

Officials say the positive test results came back overnight.

Vince Gill, Amy Grant headlining Saturday’s Grand Ole Opry. Here’s how you can watch.

The Grand Ole Opry will broadcast around the world for its 4,917th consecutive Saturday night.

Dylan puts out 17-minute ode to Kennedy

The 78-year-old musician released a link to the song, titled "Murder Most Foul," on his website and social media.

Pharmacists: Doctors writing prescriptions for possible COVID-19 treatment at expense of chronically-ill patients

Lupus patients say they are unable to get refills of their hydroxychloroquine after the announcement of clinical trials to study the drug for possible coronavirus treatment. Pharmacists say some doctors are writing prescriptions for friends and family members.

  A cloudy Friday comes with a slight chance of rain

Saturday will be windy, Sunday will be pleasant.

  WF shelters keeping their doors open amid the Coronavirus

As its spread continues shelters are still providing their services that many rely on to survive.

  MSU supports international students during coronavirus pandemic

The global education director says they are looking out for international students.

  Hospice of WF needs face masks, community answering call

Hospice of Wichita Falls is asking the community to help them out by sewing cotton face masks for workers.

  Public Health District confirms 2 more COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The 11th and 12th cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Wichita County.

  Texas man charged for threatening to shoot Speaker Pelosi, other government officials

If convicted, he faces up to five years in federal prison.

  Distillery donates homemade sanitizer to first responders

The distillery delivered gallons of sanitizer to first responders throughout the area.

  WFISD: Kids no longer required to be present to pick up meals

Parents will be allowed to pick up meals without having their children present.

  WFISD asking for updated student information

Wichita Falls Independent School District officials are trying to get in touch with some of their students,

  One arrested for DWI after early morning freeway crash

An early morning crash has led to the arrest of one person for DWI.

  Archer County reserve deputy tests positive for COVID-19

An Archer County reserve deputy has tested positive for coronavirus.

  First COVID-19 case confirmed in Montague County

The first COVID-19 case in Montague County has been confirmed.

Abortion providers sue Texas over virus outbreak order

Planned Parenthood joined other abortion providers Wednesday in suing Texas over moving to ban abortions during the coronavirus outbreak.

  Thursday will be our hottest day in 6 months

Near-record highs Thursday afternoon

  How to report price gouging

Price gouging means selling or demanding an excessive price for things like gas, food, and medical supplies.

  Tenth case of COVID-19 confirmed in Wichita County

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

P.E.T.S. Clinic to close due to COVID-19 concerns

The P.E.T.S. will be closing until further notice due to coronavirus concerns.

  WF City Council votes to amend and extend Disaster Declaration

Changes made to the emergency plan. No shelter in place order yet.

  UPDATE: Public Health District releases new information on three COVID-19 cases

The sixth case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Wichita County.

  WFISD utilizes bus routes to give students free meals

Even though school is closed, Wichita Falls ISD buses still have a job to do.