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Texas sales tax holiday weekend starts Friday

State of Texas approves CARES Act funding for rural airports

  35 recoveries, 14 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

  Pray for Peace headed to New Mexico with giant cross

  Rider High School student dies after battling injuries from crash

UPDATE: Wilbarger wildfire now 100% contained

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Governor Abbott provides update on PPE distribution to Texas schools

Mayor Santellana answers questions in first Kids Town Hall

  New Chick-fil-A coming to Wichita Falls in 2021

STATE UPDATE: Jackson Co. reports new COVID-related death

  Two new COVID-19 cases at Allred Prison

  PPP loan application deadline nears

  The latest on COVID-19 cases across Texoma

Here’s the latest on COVID-19 cases that have been reported across Texoma.

  UPDATE: One person injured in crash on Highway 287

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

  Two Region 9 teachers named 2021 Teachers of the Year

On Monday, two teachers were named the 2021 Teacher of the Year in Region 9.

WalletHub study ranks Texas 2020’s 9th worst state for health care

WalletHub compared all 50 states along with the District of Columbia.

  43 recoveries, 30 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

  WCSO front office temporarily closes, employee tests positive for COVID-19

WFPD murder suspect in custody in Clay County

  BBB warns of government impostor scams

  Rain remains in the forecast

Johnny Carino’s hosting fundraiser Tuesday for Kaleb Honea’s family

STATE UPDATE: State adds 377 cases on Monday

According to the state website, 377 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday morning.

  Graham Drive-In makes weekends for residents normal again

The drive-in has become more than just a place to watch a movie.

  Graham hosts annual car extravaganza

Graham host annual car show extravaganza

Police responding to late night call

Stick with Newschannel 6 as we get more information.

  The latest on COVID-19 cases across Texoma

Here’s the latest on COVID-19 cases that have been reported across Texoma.

  Beat the Odds: Backpack giveaway this weekend

Free school supplies will be given out until they are gone.

  Art continues to inspire and bring people through COVID-19

Art continues to inspire people through COVID-19

  Baby with brittle bone disease celebrates 1st birthday

Mia Villeda had a very special first birthday on Friday.

  Rayah needs a forever home

It’s our favorite part of the week, it’s time for Pet of the Week.

  Three new COVID-19 cases at Allred Prison

535 people are now being listed under “medical restriction.”

  151 recoveries, 16 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Friday.

  Private schools adapting to COVID-19 delay

Coach Seth Nolan says the attendance for their summer football practices has been close to perfect.

Memorial Scholarship set up for late MSU Texas staff member

A memorial scholarship has been set up in honor of an MSU Texas staff member who died earlier this week.

Murder suspect who escaped from Oklahoma County jail now in custody

A man in an Oklahoma jail for a 2019 murder has escaped and is now on the run.

DeGeneres apologizes to show’s staff amid workplace inquiry

Steps are being taken to make several staffing changes and implement other steps, Warner Bros. said, without citing specifics.

  Georgia camp with COVID-19 outbreak didn’t require masks

A Georgia overnight camp hit by a coronavirus outbreak took many precautions, but didn’t make campers wear masks or have proper ventilation in buildings, according to a government report released Friday.

  Car wash to raise money for local COVID-19 relief Saturday

Pho Corner is sponsoring a car wash this Saturday to raise money for a local family affected by COVID-19.

  Sasha is looking for her forever home

She doesn’t shed much and is calm and loving.

Deadline day arrives for Texoma Gives registration

Nonprofits have till the end of the day Friday to register for Texoma Gives.

  WFPD responding to explosion call at Scotland Park Motel

Stick with news Channel 6 as we learn more.

  This weekend looks really nice

The weekend ahead looks really nice

WFPD officer retires after more than 27 years

He started his career back in 1993.

Boil order rescinded for Lake Arrowhead Ranch Estates

The Red River Authority of Texas has rescinded the boil order for the Arrowhead Ranch Estates.

  First COVID-19 death in Wilbarger County

Wilbarger County has seen its first COVID-19 death.

  The latest on COVID-19 cases across Texoma

Here’s the latest on COVID-19 cases that have been reported across Texoma.

  Boomtown Bay closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Only semi-private and private parties will be allowed during the closure.

  WFISD sits out competitive marching band season 2020

WFISD has announced marching bands will not be participating in competitive marching season this fall, due to concerns of the spread of COVID-19.

  UPDATE: WFISD releases Student Commitment Form

Parents will need to make the decision between on-campus or distance learning by August 6.

  Big Brothers & Big Sisters continue to build relationships during COVID-19

Big Brothers & Big Sisters find ways to maintain relationships during COVID-19

  New candidates looking to change up Wichita Falls City Council

The positions of Wichita Falls mayor and city councilors for districts three, four and five will be on the ballot in November.

  Stone Temple Pilots to perform debut album ‘Core’ live

The band will be performing their debut album “Core” on Nugs TV.

  29 recoveries, 12 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Thursday.

  First United Methodist Church to host blood drive Friday

Blood donors are urgently needed, especially those with blood types negative, B negative and A negative.

  First COVID-19 death in Clay County

The announcement came on Thursday.

THE Kitchen announces new Director of Development

THE Kitchen has announced a new Director of Development.

  WFPD Memorial Scholarship recipient announced

The Wichita Falls Citizen Police Academy Association has announced this year’s WFPD Memorial Scholarship recipient.

  Gov. Abbott announces SNAP benefit extension

The HHSC will provide approximately $185 million in emergency food benefits for SNAP as the state continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wichita Falls, Lawton ranked among best southern cities to live in post-pandemic

The ranking comes from a list created by Business Insider.

  WF Area Food Bank Mobile Pantry dates for August

The Wichita Falls Area Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry will be visiting several locations throughout the month of August.

  Wichita Falls looking to hire Contract Tracing Specialist, Firefighter Trainee

The city of Wichita Falls is looking to fill some vacancies.

  Strong to severe storms are possible later today

Strong to severe storms are possible later

  City View ISD releases back to school plan

City View ISD has released their back to school plan.

Candlelight vigil in honor of Rider High School student

A candlelight vigil will be held to honor Kaleb Honea Thursday evening.

  WF man deals with COVID-19 while being deaf

Lately he’s found himself acting as an interrupter for his friends who are also deaf whenever they go out in public.

  WF named best city for working parents

That study looks at things like cost of living, traffic, graduation rates, and employment to make that decision.

  Boil order issued for Lake Arrowhead Ranch Estates

The Red River Authority of Texas has released a boil order for the Arrowhead Ranch Estates.

  New COVID-19 cases reported across Texoma

Texoma has seen an increase of cases across most counties.

  What to do if you get mystery seeds in the mail

A Burkburnett woman said she got seeds last week.

  WFISD to start school year in-person, parents to decide on virtual attendance

The deadline for any students switching to distance learning is August 6.

  12 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, total now 874

The announcement came on Wednesday.

  Two new offender COVID-19 cases at Allred Prison

364 people are now being listed under “medical restriction.”

  MSU Texas changes freshman admission requirements

MSU Texas has made testing requirements optional for incoming 2020-21 freshman.

Drake bests Madonna for most Top 10 hits

Two new collaborations from Drake with DJ Khaled entered the charts at No. 3 and No. 8.

Federal judge: Oklahoma tribal gaming accords renewed Jan. 1

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Oklahoma’s tribal gaming compacts automatically renewed on Jan. 1, handing a victory to the tribes who sued Gov. Kevin Stitt to renew them.

  Bowie, Nocona hosting drive-thru job fairs on Thursday

Both job fairs will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

  Bowie ISD releases back to school plan, virtual and on-campus options available

Bowie ISD’s board adopted date has not changed.

  Sen. Cornyn introduces health coverage bill for laid off, furloughed Texans

“This legislation will provide some degree of certainty to folks who have found themselves out of work through no fault of their own.”

  MSU Texas faculty member passes away

Midwestern State University announced Wednesday that one of their faculty members has died.