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  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

  Vernon hosts Bear Scavenger Hunt for kids

Governor Abbot releases video message for Texans

  Blood donations still needed during COVID-19

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  City of Henrietta issues modified shelter-in-place order

  Second COVID-19 case confirmed at Sheppard AFB

  Man accused of WF murder facing more charges in Las Vegas

  Drive-thru clinic tests hundreds for COVID-19

  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

Officials have also released more information on cases 29 and 30.

WF Faith Mission closes day room, changes meal location

Wichita Falls Faith Mission has made some of changes for the Faith Mission shelter for men.

  Region 9 moves to online learning for adult students

Adults all across Texoma seeking their GED, or learning English as a second language, are logging onto class in a new way.

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

The suspect was arrested after breaking into a residence through the back door.

WF police arrest two for stealing car, possession of meth

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

  Wichita Falls shelter-in-place order modified

  Resources for nonprofits during Coronavirus pandemic

  Texoma schools begin distance learning

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

  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

  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.

  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.

  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.

Duncan preparing to follow governor order after confirmed COVID-19 case in Stephens County

The city issued a release detailing what business and citizens can and can not do under the order.

  Texas Workforce Commission seeing increase in unemployment cases after COVID-19

While more people are calling for unemployment benefits as shops close, jobs are still needing to be filled.

  Sheppard Air Force Base confirms first coronavirus case

SAFB officials said the case is travel related and involves a member of the 80th Flying Training Wing.

  City of WF updates declaration of disaster

The changes will take place effective immediately on Wednesday at 11:59 p.m.

One Wichita County coronavirus patient recovers

The confirmation came during a meeting between the Wichita Falls mayor and city council on Wednesday.

  MSU Texas prepares for shift to online classes

This is an adjustment for everyone, especially those taking STEM courses.

  First confirmed coronavirus case in Young County

The county has had 28 total tests with 13 pending results.

  News Channel 6 donates masks to Clinics of North Texas

It wasn’t money, it was much needed medical supplies.

  Community Healthcare Center screening patients via drive-thru

Almost all services are now being offered outside of the building.

  Parks still open as WF residents enjoy sunny day

Wichita Falls residents of all ages said they’re feeling the need to get outside and do something, especially as more business and public buildings close their doors to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

  Governor Abbott gives COVID-19 update, signs two executive orders

The announcement came on Tuesday afternoon.

United Regional modifies visitor policy

These changes will go into effect on Wednesday, March 25.

Downtown WF Development cancels Cajun Fest

Downtown Wichita Falls Development made the announcement on Tuesday.

WF Animal Service Center changes operation hours

The Animal Services Center will only operating by taking appointments until further notice.

  COVID-19 impact on WFISD school year

While it's still uncertain when students will go back into the classroom, the big thing is starting next week classes are moving to at home only.

  Spectra donates food to Boys and Girls Club

They received over 2,000 items from candy to chips and more.