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Former MSU basketball coach dies in car crash

Nelson Haggerty died in a single-car rollover crash Friday morning

Wichita County among 35 counties participating in 7th week of Save Our Seniors initiative

Vigil for Nathaniel Lewis to be held Saturday

  “We cried with them, we prayed with them,” one year since first WC COVID-related death

  WF Animal Services employee causes social media frenzy

James Franco visits Archer City to buy books

Texas DEM hosting weekly drive-thru vaccine clinic at Nocona General Hospital

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Federal assistance registration extended for Texans impacted by winter storm

  United Regional offering vaccinations at WFAFB Mobile Pantry locations

Altus PD arrest juvenile for having firearm on campus, WOSC locked down due to incident

Expiration waiver for driver licenses has now ended

  More strong storms are expected today

  Father returns to SAFB 31 years later to present wings to his son

New judge named in James Staley III’s capital murder case

A new judge has been assigned to James Staley III’s capital murder case.

  What to know about the 2021 WFISD Bond election ahead of early voting

Wichita Falls is just days away from early voting for another bond election for the Wichita Falls ISD that asks voters to pass a proposition that had previously failed.

  Henrietta FFA annual plant sale starting Thursday

Henrietta is the place to be Thursday morning for anyone wanting a jump start on their garden.

  14 new COVID-19 cases reported in Wichita County

The announcement came on Wednesday.

Comanche Red River Hotel Casino hosting vaccine clinic Friday

  Rain chances continue Wednesday

ERCOT energy conservation request over for the evening

  MSU Texas switches to Moderna vaccines after J&J pause

  i.d.e.a. WF workshop gives entrepreneurs valuable business information

  $80,000 raised so far in honor of Harry Patterson

  United Regional offering vaccinations at WFAFB Mobile Pantry locations

United Regional is offering COVID-19 vaccinations at the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry locations throughout April and May.

  WFPD thanks dispatchers during National Telecommunicators Week

National Telecommunicators Week is where people show their appreciation for dispatchers, who are sometimes the unknown heroes.

Lynwood East Community Center grand opening set for April 19

The project began in early 2020 with construction finishing up recently.

Crowell ISD breaks ground on new cafeteria

At Crowell ISD, it was out with the old and in with the new.

Texas vehicle title, registration waiver to end April 14

Starting April 14, 2021, police officers in Texas will once again start writing tickets for expired inspection stickers, vehicle registrations, and drivers licenses.

WF clinics pivoting from Johnson & Johnson vaccines

After the FDA and CDC recommended a pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, Texoma clinics are reacting in form.

  More showers and storms for Tuesday

More showers and storms are in the forecast

  Only two Texoma counties receive vaccines this week

Only two locations in Texoma are on the list to get additional COVID -19 vaccinations this week from the state of Texas.

One hospitalized after hit-and-run motorcycle crash on Maurine Street

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

One taken to the hospital after N. 7th Street house fire

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  WFISD officially breaks ground for new high schools

Wichita Falls district and community leaders gathered at both the west and east site locations to ceremoniously break ground for its two new high schools. `

  Agencies celebrate dispatchers for National Telecommunicators Week

Telecommunicators are the ears on the other end of the line and help save lives every day.

Blood donations needed due to increased hospital usage

The Texas Blood Institute is in need of blood donors due to increased hospital blood usage.

City of Vernon hosting Hibiscus Project fundraiser Wednesday

The event starts at 9 a.m. and will continue until they run out of plants.

WF Crime Stoppers need help solving theft at R&S Supply

Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers crime of the week.

  City of WF starting Citizens Academy program in May

The city of Wichita Falls is starting a new program to give residents an inside look at the city’s government.

  United Regional offering vaccinations at WFAFB Mobile Pantry locations

United Regional is offering COVID-19 vaccinations at the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry locations throughout April and May.

  BBB to host “Secure Your ID” Day on Saturday

Residents can bring up to three boxes or bags of personal documents for the BBB to shred.

White House releases American Jobs Plan fact sheets; Texas receives “C” grade

The White House has released state-by-state fact sheets to highlight the nationwide need for the American Jobs Plan.

  7 new COVID-19 cases reported in Wichita County

The announcement came on Monday.

  Rain chances return tonight

Rain chances return tonight

BREAKING: Law Enforcement searching for escaped inmate

Lawton Police and Comanche County Sheriff's Department are on the lookout for an inmate who escaped from the Comanche Detention Center.Officials say Robert Donovan was seen running from Comanche County Detention Center around 5:15 this morning.Donovan is a Caucasian male, 6 feet tall with Brown Hair

  Kell West Regional Hospital schedules leftover doses of vaccines

From around the world on medical mission trips to giving the COVID-19 vaccine to parishioners, Kell West Regional Hospital and Evangel Church partnered again for an opportunity with a clinic.

  Terrible Tuesday: 42 years later

A first hand look from those who survived the storm.

  People bring out their wheels for Ride and Seek at Lake Wichita

Cyclists with bikes of all shapes and sizes took to Lake Wichita for Ride and Seek.

  Some Jack County residents to oppose wind turbine vote

Some residents across Jack County have this upcoming Monday circled on their calendars.

  MSU Texas offers vaccines to students, staff and community

MSU Texas offers vaccines to students, staff, and community

MSU Texas planning for in-person Fall 2021 semester

MSU Texas is planning to have an in-person Fall 2021 semester.

  Rider High School’s first band director revisits school

At 91 years young, Rider High School’s first band director came back Friday to visit his old stomping grounds.

  Campbell is looking for his forever home

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

  Community Healthcare Center celebrates official grand opening of first school-based health center

From concept to treating patients, the Community Healthcare Center’s newest addition is ready to serve anyone, especially students at Zundy Elementary.

  Saturday marks 42nd anniversary of Terrible Tuesday

Saturday marks one of the darkest days in Wichita Falls history.

City of WF responds to video showing interior condition of hotel

The city of Wichita Falls responded Thursday to a YouTube video that showed the interior condition of the Holiday Inn.

  Oscar is looking for his forever home

The Animal Services Center is located at 1207 Hatton Road and they’re currently open by appointment only.

Wichita Falls man charged with plotting to blow up data center

According to the complaint, the investigation began after a concerned citizen contacted the FBI on Jan. 8 about alarming statements posted on a forum dedicated to organizing militia groups.

  11 new COVID-19 cases reported in Wichita County

The announcement came on Friday.

  Rain chances return next week

Rain returns next week

  Herd immunity may help protect against new variant strains

Herd immunity may help protect against new variant strains

  WF restaurants struggling to maintain full staff

When the pandemic first began, restaurants across the globe struggled to fill tables with customers.

  Waurika Rattlesnake Festival now underway

The annual Waurika Rattlesnake Hunt and Festival is now underway.

  FBI conducts investigation at house on Keeler Avenue

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

  “It’ll really jump up our fully vaccinated population;” Wichita Co. doctors optimistic with J&J vaccine

Seventy percent of the COVID vaccine doses Wichita County received this week were Johnson&Johnson. Doctors say this one-shot vaccine could help draw in a whole new group of unvaccinated people.

Henrietta girl collecting donations for Children’s Miracle Network for 10th birthday

Henrietta girl collecting donations for Children’s Miracle Network for 10th birthday

  Storm chances return Friday

Rain returns tomorrow

  Texoma school districts react to STAAR Test problems

School districts in Vernon and Electra continue to react to the Texas Education Agency STAAR Testing.

  Burkburnett student speaks with First Lady Jill Biden

Burkburnett High School Senior Connor Johnson spoke with the First Lady Jill Biden for the second time.

  Couple on track to earn MSU Texas’ first doctorate degrees in education

Couple gets MSU Texas’ first education doctorate degrees

WF Regional Airport to receive $1 million in Coronavirus relief funds

The awarded funds total at $1,022,386.

  United Regional to offer vaccinations at WFAFB Mobile Pantry locations

United Regional will be offering COVID-19 vaccinations at Wichita Falls Area Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry locations throughout April and May.

  WF Health District slowly moving focus toward healthy living

While COVID is still the main concern, working back toward healthy living has already begun.

  Military kids honored during Sheppard AFB Elementary’s “Month of the Military Kid”

April is the month of the military kid and military bases across the nation bring attention to the challenges and honor those living on base right alongside their parents.

  12 new COVID-19 cases reported in Wichita County

The announcement came on Wednesday.

  Rider students raising money for Humane Society, P.E.T.S. Clinic

The drive-through donation event will be this Saturday.

  Crawfish and Cannons, Goodnight-Loving Run happening Saturday

The 5th Annual Crawfish and Cannons and Goodnight-Loving Run are happening on Saturday at Fort Belknap.

Texans with 940 area codes will soon need to dial all 10 digits

Texans in several regions, including those with 940 area codes, will soon have to dial all 10 digits for local calls.

High school students encouraged to participate in Congressional Art Competition

High school students in Texas’ 13th Congressional District are being encouraged to participate in the 2021 Congressional Art Competition.

  Storms could return to the forecast by Friday

Rain chances return Friday

  WF job fairs offer over 300 employment opportunities

WF job fairs offer over 300 employment opportunities