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  Concert supports Electra Grand Theater

Tonight's concert will help with future repairs the theater still needs.

  WFISD event helps students prepare for their academic futures

  Wichita Falls Area Food Bank needing to restock shelves

  Community members give input on potential WFISD long range facility plans

  Searching for Kamille McKinney: Police release video of suspect, person of interest & possibly missing toddler

  Blitz on 6 HS Football Scoreboard: Week 8

  Lets find Buddy a fur-ever home

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  Short term rental opens legal fight

  WFPD: Suspect at large after robbing ATM

Electra Grand Theatre concert fundraiser this weekend

Tomorrow is Halloween in the Park

MSU Texas Annual Homecoming Bonfire is tonight

  Stray thunderstorms could impact high school football games

Opry Entertainment Group, Gray TV announce Circle, a new country lifestyle network

Circle will feature original programming centered around artists and their lives on and off the stage. Its lineup includes the return of a weekly broadcast of the Grand Ole Opry, the show that made country music famous.

  How Public Works decides which streets to fix first

How does the City of Wichita Falls decide which road projects to complete right away, and which ones can take a bit more time?

  Burn ban in effect for Young County

Across Texas 138 of the 254 counties, just over half, are currently under burn bans.

  Proposed hotel tax would pay for MPEC improvements

The hotel motel tax is paid to the city when someone stays in a Wichita Falls hotel, costing taxpayers nothing.

  WCSO deputies honored at awards ceremony

  LGBTQ Spirit Day raises anti-bullying awareness

  Workforce Solutions job fairs expanding to more counties

  Family shows importance of fostering

Duncan teen charged with making a terrorism hoax against school

  No reported injuries in 3-car accident on Southwest Parkway

  Cornhole Tournament being held by Friberg-Cooper VFD

This event is hosted by the Friberg-Cooper Volunteer Fire Department and Sponsored by Eagle Auto Body and Paramount Real Estate.

  41 years of the Boys and Girls Club’s Chamber of Horrors

All nights they are open will run from 7:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

Baseball-bat wielding man arrested after altercation

It appeared to the officer that the group was trying to separate two adult males who were involved in a disturbance.

Feds: Retailer broke law by selling rifle in Texas attack

Prosecutors say federal law requires Academy to comply with Colorado statutes that would have prohibited the sale.

Wichita Co. Sheriff’s Office’s Quarterly Awards Ceremony

They will be announcing several promotions, service awards and a few retirements.

  Thursday afternoon will be warmer despite cold start

Thunderstorms are possible Friday night

  First Step remembers those who have died as a result of domestic violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

  Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee appoints new chair

David Coleman says he hopes to make Lake Wichita a place, more people want to visit.

  Food drive being held by WF Area Food Bank

Food Bank officials are grateful for anything you can give with the holiday season around the corner.

  Toy shop owner builds Lego version of his own house

The house took about 6000 Lego bricks to complete.

  WF dealership taking dog food donations

They’ll be taking donations at the Patterson Honda located at 319 Central E. Fwy. East in Wichita Falls until November 9.

  Construction causing problems for businesses

Construction along Kemp Boulevard has made getting in and out of some businesses a big challenge, hurting them in the short term.

  Community working to clean local church vandalized earlier this week

The blue spray-painted message is one that was heavily offensive and graphic in nature.

  MSU fall career fair

MSU holds its annual fall career fair for students.

  32 animals seized from Iowa Park home

Deputies seized 20 animals from the same home in late October of 2018.

  Operation Blankets of Love to benefit local animals in need

Blankets of Love is a nationally recognized animal welfare and disaster relief organization.

  Chilly Tuesday morning, amazing afternoon

Warming trend into the weekend

  Red River BBQ Battle this weekend

The BBQ Battle is sanctioned by the Lone Star Barbecue Society.

2 men arrested following traffic stop

Police made a traffic stop in the 600 block of East Scott Avenue on Monday, October 15

  Heavy fire damage to a home on Magnolia and 30th

The fire happened at the corner of 30th Street and Magnolia Street.

  Maverick the Mustang’s 13th birthday

Today is Midwestern State University’s own Maverick the Mustang’s 13th birthday.

  Speed limit changing along SH-79 in Clay Co.

TxDOT announced that there will be speed limit changes along SH-79.

  17th Annual Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil

Every October, in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, First Step Incorporated hosts a Candlelight Vigil.

  5th Legend of North Texas honored, Arthur “Bea” Williams

A distinction given by the museum as an honor for those in Texoma who have made it their goal to better the community they are a part of.

  Sewage rehab and other happenings at WF city council

Also on the agenda today at the Wichita Falls city council meeting:

  Bid for final phase of Circle Trail approved

The Circle Trail is on its way to completion.

  1 injured in construction accident at YMCA

The fall was off a 35-foot scissor-lift.

Repairs being made in WF as part of rehabilitation project

The diversion of traffic on Old Windthorst Road began on Monday, October 7 and is expected to last for about a month, weather permitting.

Prop. 5 and the sales tax on sporting goods

On November 5, Texans will be voting on 10 new Constitutional Amendments.

Texas police fatally shoot man, 22, armed with baseball bat

Police in South Texas have fatally shot a man who investigators say refused to drop a baseball bat and threatened officers responding to a domestic disturbance.

  17th Annual Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil

Every October, in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, First Step Incorporated hosts a Candlelight Vigil.

  Wichita Falls to welcome new hockey team in 2020

Wichita Falls will be seeing another sports team in the community come September of 2020.

  White Cane Day One-Mile Walk to bring awareness to the community

The white cane, often associated with visual impairments, actually represents a Symbol of Independence for people in the community.

  Temperatures fall gradually, winds become strong behind cold front

Temperatures fall to the 40s by Wednesday morning

  38th Annual Christmas Magic Auction kicks off the holiday spirit

Christmas Magic kicks off at the end of October but the auction will be just shy of the official kick off.

WFISD Food Truck at the KAUZ Station for Food Truck Friday

This Food Truck Friday we’re bringing the WFISD Food Truck to 3601 Seymour Hwy, the KAUZ Parking Lot, for delicious food for the whole community.

  'Legends of North Texas’ event happening tonight

This year the museum will celebrate the contributions of Ms. Arthur “Bea” Beatrice Williams.

  Empty Bowls to benefit WF Area Food Bank

Empty Bowls was today, Tuesday October 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art located at 2 Eureka Circle near the Midwestern State University campus.

  UPDATE: Reward raised again for missing Clay Co. cattle

Rangers are looking for 489 steers that went missing from an eastern Clay County ranch.

  Holliday Elementary School is expanding

Holliday ISD held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday afternoon

  Wichita County veterans service office reopens

The office is in the Wichita County annex building on the second floor and have extended their hours.

  Bellevue ISD bond proposal

Bellevue ISD has a 4.5 million bond for school renovations.

  33-year-old Wichita Falls man wanted for indecency with a child

Valdez stands 6 foot 1 inch and weighs around 235 pounds.

  After a very warm Monday, another cold front arrives Tuesday

Chilly weather by Wednesday

  Lawton Ft. Sill Chamber Public School Forums upcoming

3 Forums are planned for Thursday, October 24.

  BBB Briefs: Phishing emails from ‘Netflix’

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be on guard against a new wave of phishing emails falsely claiming to be from Netflix.

22-year-old Missouri resident faces charges after pretending to be an under-age runaway

On Saturday, Oct 12, WFPD officers responded to Kiwanis Park on Southwest Parkway for a Welfare Check.

MSU TX Faculty Forum focuses on The Wichita Mountains

Faculty Forum is a monthly showcase of the research and creative endeavors of the Midwestern State University faculty.

  Fake Filters? Made-up addresses, strange receipts and copycat websites reveal knock-offs on the market

After several strange clues, a Michigan father questions whether his water filters are authentic. Experts say counterfeit filters are a growing problem in the United States.

Pope tweets at saints, but not those Saints - social media goes wild

Who dat thought the Pope was a Saints fan?

  Wildfire contained in Young County

Named the Dustin Hudson Fire, it is estimated to be about 600 acres and 25% contained.

Heads up! You can see the full Hunter’s Moon starting this Sunday

If you love astronomy, you’ll want to make sure to enjoy this weekend’s full Hunter’s Moon, which will be visible starting on Sunday.

  WF residents get advice on how to avoid scams

Norman partnered with the financial crimes unit of the Wichita Falls Police Department to hold a seminar meant to inform residents.

  4-H members participate in pet supply drive

The 4-Hers were also handing out free food and pencils at the event.

  Firefighters teach families fire safety tips

Firefighters from Wichita Falls, Byers, Petrolia and Lake Arrowhead all attended the event.

  Blitz on 6 HS Football Scoreboard: Week 7

High school football scores and highlights from Week 7 of Blitz on 6 action.

  Wilder McDaniel’s family shares memories one year after his death

2-year-old Wilder McDaniel is being honored on the anniversary of his death.

  Temperature drop affecting tropical plants

“We can get by on a light jacket today, and so can your plants”