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Arc of Wichita County receives $5,000 grant

The grant was used to order a SMART whiteboard.

Appointments still available for child safety seat inspections

Lake Kickapoo Dam Rehabilitation to start soon

Spots filling up for new HHH race

WF City Council pass changes to help cyclist and drivers share the road

New fines for Wichita Falls pedestrians crossing train tracks

Rancher, nonprofit express concerns about Lake Ringgold project

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Defendant in Wilder McDaniel Wrongful Death lawsuit files reply

  School Board, Voter reaction to Tax Ratification passing

  Cyclist ready for Wichita Falls City Council to approve Bike Safety ordinances

Successful conference for Backdoor Theatre’s Youth Troupe

Police: Dead hogs found near Archer City athletic fields

Man dies after car hits cows near Seymour

Transportation plan open house to be held Tuesday

Plan to attend the first open house for the 2045 Transportation Plan Tuesday evening.

Sen. Fallon visiting Texoma counties for legislative round-up

Sen. Fallon will tour District 30 to talk about the recent legislative session.

Altus convenience store robbed at gunpoint

Altus police are investigating an armed robbery which happened Monday morning on Falcon Road.

Manhunt Monday

Do you recognize this week's Manhunt Monday suspect?

Altus man killed after wreck in Texas panhandle

  Overnight power outages keep Oncor crews busy

  WFISD tax ratification election passes

Runaway Young County inmate found

  UPDATE: Names of three suspects arrested for deadly Cache shooting released

  New law allows people to hunt wild hogs without a license

Sign-ups underway for fishing tournament

News Channel 6 is a proud co-sponsor of the 2019 Faith Bass Team Tournament.

WFPD warns public about counterfeit checks

The WFPD is reminding people how to avoid becoming a counterfeit check victim.

Emerald City hosting first time Pride Fest

Emerald City Pride Fest begins.

6 Around Town - June 14-16

There are several great events this weekend around Texoma.

  WFPD, Crime Stoppers uses digital platforms to spread message

They anticipate a new segment every quarter but say a monthly segment is possible. As for the podcast, a new Falls Fugutive will go live once a month.

  WFISD tax rate election faces opposition

The proposed tax rate changes would lower taxes for citizens, but the opposition says the danger is in what could happen in the future.

Where to vote in Saturday’s WFISD TRE

Voting locations for Saturday's WFISD Special Election

Former Texoma lawman named interim-director of Oklahoma Department of Corrections

Former-Director Joe Allbaugh resigned his position on Wednesday.

Texoma’s Most Wanted

Every Friday the WFPD and Crime Stoppers release a new Texoma's Most Wanted list

  Rise in snake sightings in Wichita Falls

There has been a rise in residents in Wichita Falls seeing snakes this week.

  Fire damages MSU TX student apartment

A fire inside student housing at Midwestern State University caused $15,000 in damages.

Therapy dogs provide fun afternoon for Wichita Falls children

Wichita Falls children got a chance to read to dogs on Thursday afternoon.

All hands Community Center filled with resources

New program helps incarcerated and formerly incarcerated get back on their feet.

Historic Kell House receives $5,000 grant

The Kell House received a grant on Thursday to help restore the historic home.

Vernon College recognized with downtown bike rack

The 9th bike rack in Downtown Wichita Falls was unveiled today.

Juneteenth Celebration this weekend in Burkburnett

Friendship Park hosting Juneteenth Celebration this weekend.

  TxDOT: Public hearings on U.S. 82 set

TxDOT anticipates the environmental approval by October with construction to begin in the Spring or Summer of 2021.

  Lake Wichita projects advance forward

A $500,000 dollar donation helped kickstart one of the projects for Lake Wichita.

  Iowa Park Animal Services launches new pet adoption agreement

A new $75 adoption fee agreement was just approved Monday by the Iowa Park City Council.

  Wichita Falls Area Food Bank using grant towards meal programs

A new grant will fund new food carriers for the food bank's meal programs.

  WFISD new plan to certify qualified teachers

New program to certify anyone that has a bachelors degree and wants to teach.

Man carrying cross across U.S. travels through Wichita Falls

On a faith journey, man travels through Wichita Falls on his way west.

Crews work on Wee-Chi-Tah Trail during break from rain

After several wet weeks, crews tackled overgrowth at the Wee-Chi-Tah Trail.

  Road to College summer program begins at MSU Texas

The core classes are just part of the program, students are also learning about the importance of etiquette and living a healthy lifestyle.

City of Bowie negotiates incentives for new travel center

Incentive plan ironed out for new Bowie travel center.

‘Ride dollars’ stolen from Sheppard Air Force Base

The Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce is asking for the public's help in recovering some stolen mementos for Sheppard Air Force Base.

  Hemp legalized in Texas; What will it mean for Texoma?

“Seeing how Texas was coming into the forefront of what they're doing now, it was kind of a blessing in disguise.”

House Bill 3 signed, WFISD talks teacher pay increase

Now that House Bill 3 is signed WFISD will receive an additional 10 million in funding.

  Ground broken for new Hospice of Wichita Falls inpatient care center

The project was first announced in February during a press conference.

Operation: Thank a Veteran is underway

Send a card to a local veteran for Independence Day

Hotter‘N Ale sign-ups underway

Underachievers can show off their stuff during HHH weekend

  Iowa Park honors Vietnam Veterans

Colonel Charles Donald Roby and Sergeant Lee Adams may not be easily recognizable names, but for Iowa Park they are names worth remembering.

  Grieving father warns importance of water safety

As summer approaches it important to remember the safety tips for open bodies of water.

UPDATE: More details surrounding the suspension of Cotton County sheriff

The Cotton County Commissioners Board met at 8 a.m. on Monday before going into executive session to discuss the removal.

UPDATE: OSBI releases info about what happened before Monday’s fatal officer-involved shooting

The Lawton Police Department has asked for assistance from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation after an officer-involved shooting early Monday morning.

  Whiteside Museum of Natural History celebrates fifth anniversary with new exhibit

The Whiteside Museum of Natural History has some new prehistoric residents on its 5th anniversary.

  App allows people to order lottery tickets from their phones

A new app just launched in Texas that allows lottery players to purchase lottery tickets right from their phones.

  Crime is down in Wichita Falls, despite recent violence

Crime rates are down in Wichita Falls, as we go into the violent season.

  Olney VFD family to host benefit for two of their own

The benefit is set for June 29th at the HDH pavilion in Olney.

  Olney pool reopens for the summer season

The pool has been a popular summer attraction since it reopened in May.

  Highway 82/287 Yard Sale brings visitors from across state

Yard sales are being featured throughout Highways 82 and 287 for the annual event.

Woman arrested after allegedly kidnapping sister’s baby

WFPD: Woman takes sister's baby without permission, gets arrested for Kidnapping.

  Okla. baby recovering from dog attack

A baby is recovering from serious injuries after being attacked by a dog in Stephens County last month.

UPDATE: Victim identified in late-night shooting in Wichita Falls

1 person died after shooting on 9th Street

  There are mixed feelings towards law allowing beer and wine to be delivered

consumers and business owners alike are curious about how the law will ensure people are responsible.

  Growing autism clinic relocates to expand services

Autism clinic gets new home to provide more services.

  Flooding not a worry for Lake Arrowhead officials, guests

Despite going over capacity by about a foot of water, guests haven't been deterred from visiting Lake Arrowhead.

  First-time voters cast ballot on WFISD TRE

Early voting for the Wichita Falls ISD Tax Ratification Election kicked off last week after Board of Trustees called for the election in May.

UPDATE: WFPD releases name of suspect in overnight standoff

Disturbance call leads to late-night standoff with WFPD

WF man waving gun in street faces numerous charges

Two officers injured during apprehension of suspect

  Rainy season makes planting and harvesting tough for Texoma farmers

This year’s rain has made farmer’s soil damp and their equipment muddy, they’ve had to call in airplanes to spray fields.

  Wichita Falls University Kiwanis Club gives out more scholarships than last year

Three recent high school grad get scholarships from the Kiwanis Club.

First student graduates from WF Barber Academy

Taylor Mayes, graduated from Archer City ISD in 2018 and started the academy in August right when they opened.

Red Cross to hold Disaster Response Training on Saturday

The training is set for Saturday with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. at their office 1809 5th St.

WFPD: Man breaks into MPEC, steals Coke

A Wichita Falls man was arrested after breaking into the MPEC late Tuesday night.

Woman allegedly beats up boyfriend after argument over two pennies

Woman allegedly beats up boyfriend after arguing about "gross" coins.

  WF makes carport permit process easier

Getting a permit to build a carport just got easier.

Dinosaur museum to celebrate 5th anniversary

Local museum celebrates five years in the past