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  MSU welcomes Fall student residents

Volunteer students were on hand as Midwestern State University welcomed its Fall student residents during Mustangs Move-In Day on Saturday, Aug. 17.

Cameron University holding tryouts for new esports team

  Move in day for band students at City View Junior/Senior High School

  Can Bindi be your fur-ever friend?

  6 Around Town: Ranch Roundup, Bike Ride, Art Battle

  Survey next step for Bicycle Friendly Community

  Burkburnett ISD kicks off school year with new programs

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  WF City Attorney releases report after mayor files complaint on city councilor

WF Ballet Theatre Company auditions Saturday

Saturday is Salsa Day at the WF Farmer’s Market

Share the Love Children’s fundraiser Friday

  WFPD: Man eats barcodes during theft attempt

Local gymnastics center grand opening

Texas Ranch Roundup gets underway

The Texas Ranch Roundup takes place the third full weekend of August every year at the MPEC in Wichita Falls, Texas. The MPEC is located at 1000 5th St.

Identity of body found near Highway 287 released

The identity of a body found on Thursday off of Highway 287 in Clay County has been released by Texas DPS.

  DPS trace identity of body found under Highway 287

DPS troopers are coordinating with law enforcement out of Nevada and Florida.

  Parachuter kicks off first day of school

The students at Wichita Christian School got a real treat when they had a surprise visit from a special guest on Thursday, Aug. 15.

  New Downtown WF Development office’s grand opening is tomorrow

  SAFB to address rising number of suicides

  Body found under bridge on Hwy 287

  Sidewalk chalk messages welcome Crockett students back to school

  Hirschi students receive warm welcome

  WFISD heads back to school today

WFPD: Two women arrested for stealing socks

The women were found a few blocks away with more than $200 worth of stolen goods.

Hiring event today at Frank and Joe’s

They have immediate openings for barista positions at the new location by United Regional hospital.

UPDATE: LPD says the missing teen has been found

A Lawton teen with autism is missing. She was last seen near 44th Street.

  Filing for Wichita Falls November election

There are three City Council positions up for vote in in Wichita Falls November 2019 city election.

  WFPD reminds drivers about school bus and school zone safety

Officers will be patrolling school zones tomorrow to keep kids safe and they say there will be zero tolerance for any law violations.

  CASA of Red River in need of volunteers

Montague County doesn't have enough volunteers for the hundreds of cases that go through the court system each year.

  Search warrant leads to drug, theft arrest

The Deputies arrested Joe Tombrell Huggins, 61, of Henrietta following the lengthy investigation.

UPDATE: Possible motive, murder charge revealed in latest details after death of Lawton man

A first degree murder charge has been filed in the case of Byard Moore who went missing in June from a home in Lawton. Also, for the first time we have learned a possible motive for the crime.

  Lake Wichita boardwalk project receives large donation

This all comes to generous donations from the Wichita Falls community.

  Councilman Jackson hires lawyer in response to ethics investigation

After an ethics complaint was filed against Councilor Steven Jackson, he hired attorney Elizabeth Alverez out of the Forney, Texas law firm Guest & Gray.

WFFD gets Sub-prised

Today Firehouse Subs decided to help the Wichita Falls Fire Department beat the heat as much as they could, so they donated 40 cases of water!

  Walk to end Alzheimer’s Kick Off Event

We’re a month and a half away from the walk and tonight organizers are offering a chance to meet the event committee and share fundraising ideas.

ERCOT issued Conservation Notice, now resolved

Citing high statewide temperatures, ERCOT is requesting electric conservation in response to increased demand above current electricity supply.

  Seymour business expansion

Emily Bjorkland with News Channel6 spoke to 3 new businesses that have opened in Seymour just since May.

Welding operations can spark wildfires

Texas A&M Forest Service reminds everyone to be aware of the increased wildfire potential while using welding equipment and encourages preventative measures and maintenance to avoid accidental ignition.

  Multiple back to school events across the WFISD

Here’s a list of some of the back to school events that are gearing up for tonight as WFISD returns to school this Thursday, August 15.

  WF Panthers United non-profit youth Football League

Flag registration is now closed. If you have registered and have not paid yet, please do so to secure your spot.

  Campfire offers after school program

The program began in 1976 and is offered to all children from the 21 schools in Wichita Falls, Burkburnett and City View.

  Catholic Charities Diocese 3rd annual Poverty Summit

The Catholic Charities of Fort Worth hosted tonight’s summit, focusing on the real cost of poverty

  Texoma school address mental health

Texoma school districts are working to address mental health in the classroom by training staff and making counseling more accessible.

  MSU Texas has social media livestream for incoming students

MSU students livestreamed from the university’s campus, helping incoming and current students start their school year off right.

GRAPHIC: Court records identify 3 more arrests in connection to missing Comanche County man’s alleged murder

Ryan Jones was charged with four charges including Accessory To Murder in the First Degree.

  Community benefits from Falls Town Flyers first season

Officials say Falls Town Flyers first season is a success.

  WFPD makes changes to cold case investigations

Detective Laughlin is now the cold case detective and his primary job is to focus on all of the open cases.

  Joe Tom White: Texoma legend

The Texoma native’s first broadcast hit the airwaves 60 years ago on KWFT Radio.

  Construction on I-44

Last month they installed a cable barrier, now crews are overlaying the roadway with new hot mix as part of a safety improvement project.

  Semi-truck fire near McNeil and Callfield

The driver was reported to have made it out of the vehicle unharmed.

  CEC student built home to go to auction tomorrow

The WFISD Career Education Center will be auctioning off their first student-built house.

NEW: Four people held in connection to assault, possible murder, of Lawton man

New information has been released in connection to the ongoing situation surrounding the disappearance, and possible murder, of Byard "Dakota" Moore.

  RBNC Slime Time event

Kick off back to school with a gooey good time on Thursday, August 15! Make some slippery slime and munch on a free cookie at the River Bend Nature Center

  BBB Briefs: Back to school

Cosme Ojeda from the BBB joined us in studio today to talk some back to school tips.

TxDot: Back to school tips for drivers and students

As millions of Texas children return to school this month, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) reminds motorists and parents to take precautions to prevent traffic crashes and injuries in and around school buses.

MSU approves renaming of the soon to open simulation center

The sponsorship, approved in May, will provide realistic ways to perform and record scenarios in Centennial Hall.

Manhunt Monday

Manhunt Monday suspect for August 12, 2019

  Church holds WFISD prayer walk

Church members simultaneously converged on all WFISD campuses at 1 p.m. today to pray for God’s blessings on the students, teachers, and faculty and staff.

  All Hands Cultural Community Center hosts back to school event

The Community Center served food, including hot dogs and hamburgers, and even had a climbing wall set up for attendees.

  Suspect arrested after vehicle chase in WF

The suspect took off from police through the Edgemire Neighborhood and lead them on a two mile chase.

  New gravel grind race headed towards a great start

Cyclists from all over Texas and Oklahoma are also heading to Wichita Falls for the chance to test their skills early.

  Volunteers set up for Project Back to School

The 11th annual "Roundup" at the MPEC is happening tomorrow, today volunteers worked to get it all set up.

  Wichita Falls comfort dog heading to El Paso

Elijah the comfort dog is heading to El Paso to bring relief to first responders who witnessed the horrors associated in the 8th deadliest shooting in U.S. history.

  Wichita County DA’s Office disqualified from assisting investigation

The Wichita County District Attorney’s Office has been disqualified from assisting a special judge in the investigation of possible wrong doing by Wichita County Judge Woody Gossom.

  Pet of the Week: Howard

This week’s pet is a beautiful black cat named Howard.

  6 Around Town: August 9

In this week’s 6 Around Town.

  Today is the first day of Tax Free Weekend

Now’s the perfect time for some back to school shopping! Tax free weekend is here and runs through Sunday, August 11.

  WF Animal Services Clear The Shelter event

The Wichita Falls Animal Services Center is located at 1207 Hatton Rd., in Wichita Falls.

  Local man attempts to swallow drugs, passenger throws out gun before traffic stop

He was arrested for 2 felony counts of Unlawful Possession of Firearm and 2 counts of Tampering with Physical Evidence for having the passenger throw the gun out as well as various other charges.

  Businesses flocking to downtown WF

In the past 12 months, 12 businesses opened or expanded in the heart of Wichita Falls.

  82nd Contracting Squadron hosts trivia night fundraiser

While Thursday night’s event that the booster club held was all about good old family fun, they had another mission.

  Hometown Pride Tour: Vernon College

Today on our Hometown Pride Tour we’re taking a closer look at Vernon College and the role they’ve played for almost fifty years in the community.

  Foreign exchange students arrive in Wichita Falls

Foreign exchange students arrived at the Wichita Falls Airport this afternoon ahead of the new school year.

  Pay raises, bond discussed during WFISD Special Session

The bond proposal involved two options. Option A would be a single high school model and option B would be a two high school model.

  Second Mitigation Action Plan meeting tonight

The topic of this meeting will be to discuss current mitigation projects and possible future mitigation projects as they relate to natural disasters that can occur in the City of Wichita Falls. Resident input is always appreciated.

  Today is News Channel 6 Day at Castaway Cove!

Make sure to swing by the waterpark before they close up operations for the summer!

  WFPD hosting active shooter training

Following two recent massacres, The Wichita Falls Police department is teaching people how to be prepared.

  Henrietta VFD fights multiple grass fires in tripple digit heat

Henrietta Volunteer Fire Department is feeling the heat in more ways than one this summer.

  Meals on Wheels kicks off Kid’s Community Champions Day

Kids of all ages took part in a day of giving with THE Kitchen - Meals on Wheels in Wichita Falls today.

  Hometown Pride Tour: Vernon - Summer’s Last Blast Car Show

In tonight’s Hometown Pride Tour of Vernon: Slow cruising, round headlights, and classic american muscle cars are on display this week at the 30th Summer’s Last Blast Car Show and Drive.

  Project Back to School Roundup

Project Back to School provides free school supply kits, backpacks, and uniform shirts for economically disadvantaged children in Wichita Falls and City View.