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  Blitz on 6 HS Football Week 9 Highlights

Check out all the highlights from Week 9 of Blitz on 6 action!

  Biscuit and Little Bit are looking for their forever home

  2020-2021 Dorothy Huffman award goes to Diane Wachsman

  WF police release surveillance video of stolen “Forever” horse statue

Nocona vs Holliday football game canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

  Panda is looking for his forever home

WF woman arrested for forgery, organized criminal activity

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  Two new deaths, 132 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

  MSU Texas reports five new COVID-19 cases Friday

  WF Crime Stoppers need help identifying shooting suspect

Traffic stop leads to nearly $300K meth bust for LPD

Early voting numbers are updated daily for Texoma counties

  UPDATE: WFPD releases photos of ATM burglars

  Henrietta ISD updates return to campus plan

The decision was made based off of student failure and attendance rates.

  Wichita Falls Warriors are ready to welcome fans for home opener

Warriors ready for home opener

  CDC adds to what close contact means, local health official officials urging residents to follow guidelines

New COVID-19 cases across the country are showing the new, quicker ways the virus is able to spread between people. In response the CDC has updated its definition of what close contact.

  New COVID-19 data released for public schools in Region 9

The state of Texas will be updating their numbers every Thursday.

Two SE Okla. men claiming to be cannibals, face multiple charges after castration

  Petrolia CISD to move to remote learning for Friday classes

  Two new deaths, 137 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

  MSU Texas reports three new COVID-19 cases Thursday

Hirschi football game postponed, Gainesville varsity team quarantines due to COVID-19 concerns

  Rain is in the forecast for Thursday night

Region 9 Virtual College Fair to be held this evening

The fair is an opportunity for students to speak with college representatives and plan for the future.

  Throckmorton County Memorial Hospital to host drive-thru flu shot clinic

Hospital officials ask for everyone to stay in their car and wear a mask.

  Rural counties seeing high early voter turnout

In both Archer and Clay county, nearly 30% of registered voters have already voted.

One new COVID-19 related death, 22 new cases in Young County

The announcement came on Wednesday.

WFISD COVID-19 Tracker shows 42 active cases Wednesday

The cases are being broken down by campus.

Bicyclists have concerns about safety

Cyclers have concerns about safety

  10 months after fire, WF church begins to rebuild

It’s been over ten months since New Jerusalem Baptist Church lost its annex in a fire. Now, church leaders are beginning the process of building an entirely new fellowship.

  MSU Texas reports one new COVID-19 case Wednesday

A total of 103 people in the campus community have tested positive since July 1.

  Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee appoints Gold Star family member to board

The Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee is honoring families who have lost loved ones in combat.

  Two new deaths, 83 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Wednesday.

Downtown WF Development unveils new bike statue

Downtown Wichita Falls Development unveiled a new bike statue.

Accused Bahama Bucks burglar charged with three more burglaries

A man accused of burglarizing Bahama Bucks has now been charged with three more burglaries.

How to hand in mail-in ballots, vote from the hospital

Ballots must be postmarked by Nov. 3 when mailed to be counted.

  UPDATE: Sacred Heart releases statement regarding cemetery cleanup

People who visit Sacred Heart Cemetery are noticing missing items after a crew came out to mow and trim trees a couple days ago.

Date set for District 30 runoff election

A runoff date has been set for the District 30 election to fill the seat for representative Pat Fallon.

  MSU Texas cancels Spring Break, ends semester a week early

The end of the semester is now shifted up by one week.

  Cool weather is on the way

Cool weather is headed our way

Early voting numbers are updated daily for Texoma counties

Texas voters continued to flock to the polls for early voting over the weekend.

  MSU Texas football team, coaches quarantining after player tests positive for COVID-19

The entire MSU Texas football team as well as the coaching staff are under quarantine.

Bowie ISD to end remote learning

The decision was made based on student failure rates among virtual learners.

  Healthcare professionals urge people to seek care for COVID symptoms

“Don’t fall into the trap of it’s just allergies."

Burkburnett ISD reports 18 total active COVID-19 cases

The school has seen 27 total cases.

One new COVID-19 related death, 19 new cases in Young County

The announcement came on Tuesday.

Tracking the numbers: Active COVID-19 cases across WFISD

The cases are being broken down by campus.

WFISD honors students, staff members at board meeting

Wichita Falls ISD honored several staff members and students at their board meeting on Monday.

  MSU Texas ranks in top 50 for social mobility

Midwestern State University is ranked a top performer for social mobility on 2021 U.S. News & World Report.

  Rider vs Old High: A house divided

Family has ties to Old High and Rider

  Local boy donates raised funds to nonprofits for 2nd year in a row

Garret Munson makes the money to buy all those supplies by selling pumpkins during the Halloween season.

  COVID-19 case rise putting strain on hospital staffing

With COVID-19 cases rising across Texas, hospital bed capacity isn’t the only thing hospitals are worrying about. Doctors and nurses getting sick or having to quarantine are putting a strain on the system.

  One new death, 111 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Tuesday.

WF man arrested for stealing car, claims it was a joke

A Wichita Falls man was arrested early Monday morning after stealing a car and allegedly claiming it was a joke.

  MSU Texas reports three new COVID-19 cases

A total of 102 people in the campus community have tested positive since July 1.

STATE UPDATE: Comanche Co. active cases jump over 300, one new death

Active cases in Comanche County have crossed over 300 for the first time.

  Another strong cold front is heading our way

Another big cold front is headed our way

  Graham Regional Medical Center ends inpatient visitation

Hospital officials say they are currently experiencing an increase in both COVID and non-COVID patients.

  UPDATE: Monday’s shooting victim in stable condition

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

Early voting numbers for Texoma counties

Texas voters continued to flock to the polls for early voting over the weekend.

Clay County Memorial Hospital to host blood drive Thursday

Appointments are required to donate.

Montague County mask exemption ends days after it began

Montague County has seen a total of 255 cases along with seven deaths.

  MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights set to kick off Nov. 23

The event will run until Dec. 26.

  WFISD board pushing for more students to meet state standards

Right now in Wichita Falls, 34-percent of third grade readers are meeting state level standards and the district had an initial goal of getting to 46-percent by 2024. Texas-wide, 45-percent of third graders are meeting state standards for reading.

Tracking the numbers: Active COVID-19 cases across WFISD

The cases are being broken down by campus.

  Wichita Falls Warriors help provide scares at haunted house

The Wichita Falls Warriors helped provide scares to get people in the Halloween spirit.

  Rider vs WFHS football game guidelines

Rider vs Old High game

WF police arrest man for pointing gun at officer, evading arrest

“Drop the gun, he’s got a gun!”

  One death, 162 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Monday.

  MSU Texas reports five new COVID-19 cases

A total of 99 people in the campus community have tested positive since July 1.

United Regional gives COVID-19 update, nearing hospital capacity

The press conference will start at 4 p.m.

  Henrietta ISD to end remote learning

The decision was made based off of student failure and attendance rates.

  BBB warns of social security impostor scams

The BBB has received a lot of reports about government impostor scams and released an investigative study explaining how it works.

  Monday is going to be much cooler

First Alert 6 Weather

  P.E.T.S. Clinic to open new building on Nov. 2

The P.E.T.S. Low-cost Spay and Neuter Clinic is opening its new building in November.

Early voting numbers for Texoma counties

Texas voters continued to flock to the polls for early voting over the weekend.

  Ticket information released for Rider vs WFHS game

Seating for the Rider vs WFHS game is limited to 6,000 people.

  Wichita Falls ISD bond has support from a former school board member

Former Wichita Falls Independent School District school board member Trey Sralla shares his support for the school bond.

  Vernon barbecue cookoff gathers cooks around the state

Texas barbecue cooks competed in the 11th annual Red River BBQ Battle in Vernon on Friday and today.

  Texoma Alliance to Stop Abuse has inaugural event with remembrance walk

Texoma Alliance to Stop Abuse held their first remembrance walk today, which will become an annual event in October.

  Blitz on 6 HS Football Scoreboard: Week 8

Check out all the scores and highlights from Week 8 of Blitz on 6 action