Top Story

  YOC starts up a sports department

Football, basketball, and more sports are underway at the Youth Opportunities Center in Wichita Falls.

Texas: Week 13 COVID-19 vaccine allocations

  MSU Texas sees decline in enrollment

WFHS choir teacher indicted for improper relationship with a student

  No Kid Hungry donates $75,000 to Chartwell’s K12

Johnson & Johnson vaccine arriving in Wichita County

  Xpress Half Marathon is raising money for local organizations

Continued Coverage

  WF business owners feeling encouraged after first 2021 After Hours Artwalk

  The struggles of working as a musician during the pandemic

  Simon is looking for his forever home

  Rain chances return toward the end of the 7-day forecast

  Little Mama is looking for her forever home

  1 new death, 2 new COVID-19 cases reported in Wichita County

City of WF recognized by national publication for reuse water system

The City of WF recognized by American Water Works Association publication.

Downtown WF Farmers Market hosting blood drive Saturday

The Downtown Wichita Falls Farmers Market will be hosting a blood drive on Saturday.

City of Byers rescinds boil order

The City of Byers rescinds boil order.

MSU approves vaccination site

MSU approved vaccination site.

  WF businesses booming along Southwest Parkway

  After Hours Artwalk returns to downtown WF

  Texoma superintendents react to latest TEA guidelines

Steps to register for the COVID-19 vaccine in Wichita County

State announces funding for Texas schools to support in-person instruction

Deadline approaching for i.d.e.a. WF applications

  1 new death, 17 new COVID-19 cases reported in Wichita County

The announcement came on Thursday.

WF Area Food Bank Mobile Pantry scheduled throughout March

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

RRA Ringgold water system rescinds boil order

Red River Authority of Texas rescinds boil order for Ringgold.

Chick-fil-A opens second location in WF

Chick-fil-A opens second location on SW Pkwy on Thursday.

Plum Lake fully stocked with trout

Plum Lake stocked with rainbow trout on Thursday.

  Gas prices rising statewide in TX

Gas prices on the rise statewide in Texas.

Texas power grid CEO terminated

ERCOT CEO on his way out.

  Rain chances start Thursday morning

Rain chances return today

  Minorities leaders strive to educate community about COVID-19 vaccines

“Statistics have shown that a disproportionate number of minorities have contracted the virus."

Texas power grid CEO fired after deadly February blackouts

Texas’ power grid manager has been fired following February’s deadly blackouts that left millions of people without electricity and heat for days.

Burkburnett Rotary Club hosting blood drive Thursday

Burkburnett Rotary Club sponsors blood drive on Thursday.

  Junior League of WF makes donations to Child Care Partners, WFAFB

Another nonprofit is getting some help from the Junior League of Wichita Falls.

  WF restaurants weigh in on Governor Abbott’s removal of mask-mandate

Restaurants weigh in on masks

Annual WF free compost giveaway this Saturday

The free compost is available to everyone who’s part of the Choose to Reuse program.

  WF residents weigh in on end to mask mandate

In the over 24 hours since Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced an end to the statewide mask mandate, Wichita Falls residents are having mixed reactions.

  Graham capital murder suspect arrested

Brett Lippert arrested for capital murder on Wednesday.

  No new deaths, 8 new COVID-19 cases reported in Wichita County

The announcement came on Wednesday.

  The Xpress Half Marathon benefiting P.E.T.S., Communities in Schools

This four-hour event will start at Memorial Stadium at 8 a.m.

WFPD need help identifying second catalytic converter thief

WFPD need help identifying suspect in catalytic converter theft

DSHS: Texas teachers, child care workers now eligible for vaccine

The Texas Department of State Health Services updated their vaccine distribution plan Wednesday to allow teachers and child care workers to be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

  Texas Education Agency updates public health guidance

The Texas Education Agency updated their public health guidance on Wednesday.

  Backdoor Theatre extends flood relief campaign

Backdoor extends flood relief campaign.

Seymour man dies from gunshot wound

Seymour man dies from a gunshot wound Wednesday morning.

Rep. Jackson responds to DODIG reports

Rep. Ronny Jackson gives statement in response to allegations in DODIG reports.

UPDATE: Missing Texas girl found

UPDATE: Rosemary Singer found safe; father arrested for murder.

Fort Sill soldier found dead at home

According to a press release, the soldier was a member of the 75th Field Artillery Brigade.

WFISD still requiring face masks

WFISD requiring face masks until TEA confirmation.

  Beautiful weather is in the forecast for today

More beautiful weather is here

  Gov. Greg Abbott to fully reopen Texas, lift mask mandate

Governor Greg Abbott announced Tuesday his intentions to fully reopen the state of Texas.

Pentagon review says U.S. Rep. Ronny Jackson made sexual comments, violated alcohol policy while White House physician, CNN reports

The findings in the report stem from a yearslong investigation into Jackson, who was nominated in 2018 by former President Donald Trump to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Junior Leagues of WF, Lawton to compete in “food fight”

The “Food Fight” will have only winners in the end as any amount of food raised will benefit the community.

  University Kiwanis Club continues pancake festival

The same pancake mix and sausage cooked at the University Kiwanis Club pancake festival is being served differently this year.

  WF city leaders reflect back on February winter storm response

While residents continue to question how quickly the city responded, Chief Prillaman said a few factors played a role.

  Burkburnett woman celebrates 100th birthday with donation to non-profit

A Burkburnett woman celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday, but instead of gifts, she gave back to a non-profit closest to her.

MSU receives 2.2M in federal student aid

MSU recieves 2.2M in student aid.

  1 new death, 21 new COVID-19 cases reported in Wichita County

The announcement came on Tuesday.

  UPDATE: Clay County fire extinguished

Volunteer fire departments are fighting a 300-acre-ranch fire east of Henrietta.

RRA Ringgold public water system issues boil order

Ringgold under boil water notice on Tuesday March2.

WFPD offers free active shooter response training

WFPD C.R.A.S.E active shooter training.

Burkburnett Rotary Club hosting blood drive Thursday

Burkburnett Rotary Club sponsors blood drive on Thursday.

  Judge Gossom to open small bars to half capacity

Judge Woody Gossom announced small businesses to open at 50% on Thursday.

  Another cold front is headed our way by Thursday

Rain chances return by Thursday

  Health district staff get relief with new registration system

Wichita Co. staff gets relief with new registration system

Vernon Auto Group donates $15,000 to Vernon PD

Vernon Auto Group donated $15,000 to the Vernon Police Department on Monday.

WF Crime Stoppers need help solving cold case homicide

Wichita Falls police have little information on this crime and could use the community’s help in solving it.

  Community helps Burkburnett family after house fire

An accidental fire Saturday evening left one Burkburnett family with almost nothing saved from inside their house.

MSU Texas receives $112,500 grant to help students pay for tuition

The grant will help students cover the costs for their tuition and fees.

PEN Project to host online IEP clinic Tuesday

IEP Clinic on Tuesday- Online event

WF Area Food Bank Mobile Pantry scheduled throughout March

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

Suspect identified, charged for Kell House Museum burglary

One person in custody for connection to attempted burglary at Wichita County Heritage Society Monday morning

Nocona General Hospital to host March 12 vaccine clinic

The Nocona General Hospital will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Friday, March 12.

  1 new death, 20 new COVID-19 cases reported in Wichita County

The announcement came on Monday.

WFISD accepting name submissions for two upcoming high schools

WFISD accepting name submissions for new schools until April 30.

Heath district opens registration for online vaccine waitlist

The Wichita Falls - Wichita County Public Health District opened registration Monday for their online COVID-19 vaccine waitlist.

  Showers will continue Monday morning

Rain chances go away overnight tonight

  Arts Alive! Home and Garden Festival draws steady crowd this weekend

Supporters of the arts and non-profit organizations attended the Arts Alive! Home and Garden Festival in small groups this weekend.

  UPDATE: Suspect identified in Graham murder, still on the loose

Man wanted in Graham murder. Crime Stoppers issues Fresh 48 upping reward money for information in the next 48 hours leading to an arrest.

  Base Camp Lindsey receives donation in continued support from Crossroads Gang

October 1 is the goal to get Base Camp Lindsey’s phase one facility open.