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STATE UPDATE: State officials update COVID alert map, six new deaths reported

None of the new deaths were reported in Southwest Oklahoma.

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  Hometown Pride: Feeding the hungry during the pandemic

  Wichita Christian adapts to COVID-19 guidelines

WF Freddy’s temporarily closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

  Three new COVID-19 cases at Allred Prison

  Nonprofit giving away free school supplies, face masks for students K-12

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  Physicals for WFISD student athletes available Friday

  Christ Academy start school year in new blended learning center

  46 recoveries, 20 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

  Vernon College hosting on-site registration to help last minute students

MSU Texas Safety App available for download

WFMA hosts Falls Town Players production

  MSU Texas to host blood drive as fall semester begins

Midwestern State University will host a blood drive later this month.

  Very hot conditions exist for Thursday & Friday

More hot weather is here

STATE UPDATE: SWOK county adds new death, state increases by 11

The 11 new deaths bring the state’s total since March to 638.

  Parents turning to homeschooling as fall semester nears

COVID-19 safety concerns are why one parent chose to keep her kid out of public school.

  The latest on COVID-19 cases across Texoma

  Vernon College releases updated COVID-19 protocols for fall 2020 semester

  Hometown Pride: The role of COVID-19 case managers

  23 new cases in Wichita County, total now 1,079

  Hometown Pride: Helping the elderly, disabled through the pandemic

  MSU Texas students win BEA award for documentary

  Graham ISD needs online enrollment forms filled out

School starts August 31 for Graham ISD and some online enrollment forms still need to be filled out.

  Two new COVID-19 cases at Allred Prison

The prison has seen a total of 48 cases so far.

BBB warns of sweepstakes, lottery scams

The Better Business Bureau released a COVID-19 update on sweepstakes, lottery and prize scams.

BBB warns of business making unauthorized bank withdrawals

The BBB is warning of a suspicious business claiming a North Texas address.

  Texas Blood Institute encouraging blood donations

Texas Blood Institute has made changes in response to the pandemic with how people donate blood.

STATE UPDATE: State cases cross 45,000

The total number of cumulative cases now stands at 45,398.

Second COVID-19 death confirmed in Montague County

The announcement came on Wednesday.

  Lake Wichita dredging one step closer to happening

Plan to turn soil into constriction material seeming promising .

  The latest on COVID-19 cases across Texoma

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

  Two new COVID-19 deaths, 17 new cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Tuesday.

Veterans Day Parade canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Another Wichita Falls fall staple has been canceled this year.

  Nine new COVID-19 cases at Allred Prison

The prison has seen a total of 46 cases so far.

  Community Healthcare Center hosting blood drive Wednesday

Community Healthcare Center is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday.

WF police, Wichita Co. deputies pursue vehicle to edge of Oklahoma

As the vehicle was entering Oklahoma, the deputies were able to stop it by performing a PIT maneuver.

“The Lion King Jr.” opens at Lawton Community Theatre

Lawton Community Theatre is putting on The Lion King Jr. for their Summer Showcase.

Crime Stoppers awards $1,000 to tipster

Wichita falls Crime Stoppers board members awarded $1,000 to a tipster after an arrest and the recovery of explosives in Wichita Falls.

  First United Methodist Church hosting WFISD Prayer Walk

First United Methodist Church will be hosting their annual WFISD Prayer Walk on Sunday.

  Camp Fire North Texas after-school program starting Sept. 8

Children from Wichita Falls, City View and Burkburnett schools participate in programs designed to positively influence their lives and prepare them for roles in the community.

  Triple digit heat for Tuesday

It will be very hot today

WalletHub survey finds 55% of parents want in-person learning

Reopening schools to in-person learning is a hotly debated topic across the country.

  Downtown WF Development creates virtual tours of available properties

They are posted on their Instagram Stories.

UPDATE: Power back up in east Wichita Falls

More than 580 buildings are without power on the east side of Wichita Falls.

  The latest on COVID-19 cases across Texoma

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

  Gov. Abbott talks COVID-19 tests, reopening schools, bars

News Channel 6 interviewed Gov. Abbott on Monday.

  63 percent of WFISD students heading back face-to-face

After submitting their 2020-21 commitment form, 63-percent of Wichita Falls ISD students will be heading back to school in-person.

  Hometown Pride: Making masks during a pandemic

We’re kicking off our Hometown Pride Tour right here in Wichita Falls.

  38 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, total now 1,039

The announcement came on Monday.

  WFAFB receives donation for American Wind Week

Mortenson’s Wind Energy Group is donating more than 1000 food items to the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank.

  Wichita Co. Sheriff’s Office now hiring detention officers

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office is now hiring Detention Officers.

  Hot conditions expected for Monday

For Monday we are going to be seeing hot conditions in Texoma.

  Better Business Bureau warns of census scams

The 2020 United States Census is happening at the same time as a global pandemic.

  Local man loses battle with brain cancer

Darren had spent months away at a Dallas Hospital before returning home to friends and family.

  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.

STATE UPDATE: Jackson Co. reports two new COVID-19 related deaths

Those two deaths bring the total in Jackson County to seven and 605 for the state.

  Cornyn: MSU Texas to receive $262K federal grant

MSU Texas is set to receive a federal grant for higher education.

  Clay County Animal Shelter hopes to find forever homes for puppies

Clay County Animal Shelter hopes to find new puppies forever homes

  Community shows support for local teen Yajaira Garcia

Family and friends gather together to cruise for local teen Yajiara Garcia

  MSU Texas tasks force hopes to make students return to campus as stress free as possible

MSU Texas tasks force helps students return to campus be as stress free as possible

  Monsters at Monarch event brings monster trucks to Wichita Falls

Monsters trucks are coming to Wichita Falls!

  Texoma man competes on History Channel show Forged in Fire

A Texoma man got a rare opportunity to be on the History Channel show Forged in Fire.

  Tracking the numbers: COVID-19 cases in Texoma

Here are the current COVID-19 numbers for Texoma.

  Five new COVID-19 cases at Allred Prison

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

  18 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, total now 1,001

The announcement came on Friday.

  Tequila Rose is looking for her forever home

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

  MSU professor wins David Adams Educator of the Year honor

A Midwestern State University professor has been honored as the 2020 winner of the David Adams Educator of the Year Award.

LSC postpones Fall sports competitions until Spring 2021

This will affect sports at MSU Texas and Cameron University.

  Second COVID-19 death in Throckmorton County

Throckmorton County Memorial Hospital reported their second COVID-19 death on Friday.

  Miss Fluffy needs a forever home

Paige Morgan from the City of Wichita Falls Animal Services joined Brian Shrull to talk about Miss Fluffy.

  This weekend looks hot

Hotter weather is on the way

STATE UPDATE: Stephens County reports third death

Stephens County has reported a new COVID-related death, according to the state.

Back to school plans for Texoma school districts, colleges

As the 2020-21 school year approaches, schools across Texoma are releasing their back to school plans.

  Texas sales tax holiday weekend begins

"The sales tax holiday is a perfect opportunity to save money on school supplies and other tax-free items at a time when many Texans are carefully monitoring their family finances."

  MSU one step closer to being a part of Texas Tech family

MSU Texas one step closer to becoming a part of Texas Tech family

  The latest on COVID-19 cases across Texoma

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

  Backdoor Theatre Artistic Director leaves for US Army

Backdoor Theatre Artistic Director, Michael Sherry, is leaving Wichita Falls to join the US Army.

  Two new MSU Texas students test positive for COVID-19

The announcement came on Thursday.

  36 recoveries, 21 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Thursday.

  Last free Bowie Outdoor Movie Night being held Friday

It’s recommended to bring your own lawn chairs and blankets for seating.