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Tracking the numbers: Active COVID-19 cases across WFISD

Nocona ISD staff member tests positive for COVID-19

  Hundreds gather in Duncan for funeral of Rowdy Swanson

  42 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, total now 1,694

Northside High School hosting blood drive Oct. 1

  One new MSU Texas student tests positive for COVID-19

Continued Coverage

  Baylor County sees spike in COVID-19 cases, now falls under mask mandate

Crowell ISD temporarily switches to remote learning after COVID-19 exposure

  RBNC restarts Science Saturdays with Monarch Madness

  WFISD November bond election information

  FRESH 48: Stolen rifle recovered from burglarized WFPD car

  Wichita Co. District Clerk’s Office closed to walk-ins due to COVID-19

WF Area Food Bank Mobile Pantry dates for September

The Wichita Falls Area Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry will be visiting several locations throughout the month of September.

  City View ISD staff member tests positive for COVID-19

City View ISD has confirmed a staff member at City View Jr/Sr High School has tested positive for COVID-19.

  Preparing for first ever virtual Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Instead of gathering downtown and walking as a group, walkers will stay home with their sneakers and their smart phones ready to go.

  Munday CISD closes for two weeks following positive COVID-19 tests

The announcement came on Tuesday.

Fort Sill soldier found dead on post

  The latest on COVID-19 cases across Texoma

  MSU Texas professor receives grant to study in Uganda

  One new COVID-19 related death in Montague County, total now 5

Vernon - Wilbarger County Crime Stoppers needs help solving two crimes

  Three new MSU Texas students test positive for COVID-19

  District court reinstates Faryion Wardrip death sentence

The killer claimed he committed the crimes due to his abuse of illegal drugs.

  City of Olney issues boil order

The City of Olney has issued a boil water order because of a water line break that affected the water pressure.

  UPDATE: Knox City-O’Brien CISD closes following COVID-19 cases

Knox City-O’Brien CISD Superintendent confirms the district's first COVID-19 case.

  One new death, 7 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Tuesday.

  League of Women Voters helps register voters today

You must be registered by Oct. 5 to vote in November’s presidential election.

Wichita Falls Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Unlike previous walks, there won’t be any large crowds or open areas with tents and displays due to COVID-19.

STATE UPDATE: Active cases continue to rise across state, locally

Most SWOK counties increased their number of active cases as the state reported an increase of 609 actives.

Olney ISD staff member tests positive for COVID-19

The announcement came on Tuesday.

  UPDATE: Wichita Falls ISD approves creating district-wide WiFi network

The Wichita Falls ISD is in the process of figuring out how it can create its own wifi network for the district.

New COVID-19 cases reported in Young County

No patients are currently in the hospital.

  TxDOT to hold US 82 virtual public meeting

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is holding a virtual public meeting tomorrow night, Sept. 22., for the US 82 GAP project in Wichita County.

  Most businesses now able to open at 75% capacity in Texas

Governor Abbott’s latest order leaves out guidance for when bars can reopen.

  Empire graduate passed away after bull riding accident

Friends and family are mourning the loss of a Duncan man. Rowdy Swanson suffered serious injuries after he was bucked off a bull during a rodeo in Texas last week.

  Leadership WF packs 2,895 pounds of food for food bank

The food bank says it will be put to good use helping those in need.

  Wichita Falls Warriors hockey team looking for billet families

Players would stay with the families from August until May depending on the postseason.

  New COVID-19 cases reported at Allred Prison

The prison has seen a total of 111 cases so far.

  Two new MSU Texas students test positive for COVID-19

A total of 37 people in the campus community have tested positive since July 1.

  First COVID-19 related death reported in Clay County

The announcement came on Saturday.

  32 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, total now 1,645

The announcement came on Monday.

  First COVID-19 related death reported in Baylor County

The announcement came on Monday.

Four COVID-19 cases reported at Bowie ISD

Two students and two staff members at Bowie ISD have tested positive for COVID-19.

  BBB warns of election-based scams

The BBB is warning consumers that the upcoming elections are likely to generate scams.

STATE UPDATE: Grady County’s active cases near 300

On Monday, two new deaths and 1,101 new cases were reported bring the totals in the state to 948 and 77,908.

  Thrift store aims to bring change to the community

Thrift store aims to bring change to the community

  WFMA partners with museums to showcase history

WFMA partners with museums to showcase history.

Member of Sheppard AFB 82nd medical group tests positive for COVID-19

Sheppard Air Force Base has confirmed that a member of the 82nd Medical Group has tested positive for COVID-19.

Senate candidate goes virtual after wife tests positive for COVID-19

A candidate running in the special election for the Senate seat in District 30 says he will be pursuing a virtual campaign after his wife tests positive for COVID-19.

  Graham lines up 20,000 ducks to break Guinness World Record

Graham lines up 20,000 ducks to break Guinness World Record

  Free lunch for some students in Texas school districts next week

Free lunch for some students in Texas school districts next week

  Blitz on 6 HS Football Scoreboard: Week 4

Check out all the scores and highlights from Week 4 of Blitz on 6 action

  Texoma firefighters battling wildfires in California

Crews from the Wichita Falls FD and Iowa Park VFD are deployed in California.

  New Law Enforcement Center one step closer to completion

The new Law Enforcement Center is one step closer to completion.

Annual Wheels & Grills event starts in Nocona

On Saturday there will be another cook-off and a car show, with plenty of other entertainment.

  United Supermarkets, WF Area Food Bank hosting food drive Friday

The goal for the day is 15,000 lbs of canned food.

  Sprite and Cola are looking for forever homes

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

  One new COVID-19 related death, 14 new cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Friday.

BBB warns of social media game pyramid scheme

The BBB says they’ve received 68 scam reports so far.

  UPDATE: Man arrested in Graham after deadly motel shooting

The Graham Police Department is investigating a shooting at a motel that killed one woman Friday evening.

  Daphne is looking for her forever home

Daphne is looking for her forever home.

Suspect in Jason Baum Jr. murder arrested for capital murder

A suspect in the Jason Baum Jr. murder case was arrested on Thursday for capital murder.

  MSU Texas creates special housing for COVID-19 students

MSU Texas creates special housing for students with COVID-19

  Texoma Give raises largest amount ever

Texoma Gives 2020 raised nearly $1.5 million for nearly 200 nonprofits.

  The Show Goes On

Covid-19 protocol allows Sounds of Speedway concert series to return for eighth straight year

WFISD current active COVID-19 cases

The cases will be broken down by campus.

  One new COVID-19 death in Wichita County, 29 new cases, total now 1,599

The announcement came on Thursday.

Free maternity education classes to be hosted in Jacksboro

The classes are open to any expecting mothers, regardless of where they plan to have their babies delivered.

  Vernon College invited to conference call with VP Pence’s office

The president of Vernon College got the chance to sit down with members of Vice President Mike Pence’s office this week, one of only five community colleges in the district.

WFISD meals now free for students 18 and younger

WFISD is now allowed to serve meals at no cost to students 18 years old or younger.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott opens restaurants, retailers to 75%, visitation allowed in nursing homes

Governor Greg Abbott will provide an update on Texas' continued response to COVID-19 on Thursday, September 17th at 12:00 PM at the State Capitol.

  WF Museum of Art showcasing new Texoma exhibit

The new exhibit showcases natural history, fine art and the unique heritage of the Texoma region all in one place.

Graham Regional details COVID-19 vs flu symptoms

All information was obtained from the CDC and compiled into two infographics.

  WF Chamber wins Community Economic Development Award

Wichita Falls was announced as one of the recipients for this year’s Community Economic Development Award.

  UPDATE: Fourth suspect arrested in connection to the murder of Jason Baum Jr.

A fourth suspect has been arrested in connection to the murder of Jason Baum Jr.

Sounds of Speedway September concert Thursday

Jim Hall and Friends from the Wichita Theatre will be performing at the Forum.

  City of Wichita Falls partners with non profits to push for 2020 Census counts

City of Wichita Falls partners with non profits for final push for 2020 U.S. Census counts

  “Ride for Change” motorcycle ride raising money for a good cause

It's all to bring awareness to and raise money for minority scholarships.

  WF police donates groceries to woman following medical emergency

They also gave her a gift card to get more groceries in the future.

  Holliday ISD confirms second COVID-19 case

The announcement came on Wednesday.