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Wichita Falls is a city in and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas, United States. Wichita Falls is the principal city of the Wichita Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Archer, Clay and Wichita counties. According to the 2010 census, the city had a population of 104,553 making it the twenty-ninth most populous city in the state of Texas. In addition to Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls is also home to the Newby-McMahon Building, constructed downtown in 1919 and since known as the "world's littlest skyscraper".

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After 28 hours of hard work, we now know the winners of the Hack Big Blue competition. (Source: RNN Texoma). WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) -. After 28 hours of hard work, we now know the winners of the Hack Big Blue competition. Eight teams competed against each other and the clock started at ...
The company who has been Wichita Falls ISD's food provider for just one school year will continue serving the students for another. Board members renewed Chartwells' contract at Monday night's school board meeting. Superintendent Michael Kuhrt said the company had a rough start due to being short ...

WICHITA FALLS - There's a week left before early voting begins for the Wichita Falls city bond election on May 5. We're breaking down the $131 million in projects you can pick and choose from, beginning with the first two propositions on the ballot. Proposition A focuses on parks, trails and the sports ...
After the May elections in Wichita County, Wichita Falls I.S.D. schools won't be polling locations anymore. WFISD officials said the decision boils down to the safety of their students and staff. "Anything that keeps my kids safe I'm definitely for," WFISD parent, Aja Mills-Havins said. When she heard people ...
This weekend, Townsquare Media debuted a brand new program on our Wichita Falls stations. 'The Voice of Wichita Falls' will be hosted by me, Mike Hendren, and Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Henry Florsheim. The show focuses on the economic health and growth of the city, ...
The Wichita Falls Public Library will be holding Spring Break Movie Madness. (Source: RNN Texoma). WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) -. The Wichita Falls Public Library will be showing movies during Spring Break Movie Madness. The event kicks off Monday and will run until Thursday. The movie will ...

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jamie Oleksiak scored a goal against his former team to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Sunday night. Oleksiak scored his fifth of the season, while Evgeni Malkin got his 39th and added an assist. Patric Hornqvist scored a power-play goal, his 20th, to help the ...
A nonprofit fighting to help veterans who experience post-traumatic stress disorder is in Wichita Falls this week. Terry Park, a veteran, served in the military from 1985 to 1995 and was in Desert Storm. He said six years ago he was diagnosed with extreme combat PTSD. "I couldn't go to Walmart that was for ...
A Wichita Falls wine bar is moving downtown and is expected to open soon. (Source: RNN Texoma). A Wichita Falls wine bar is moving downtown and is expected to open soon. (Source: RNN Texoma). WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) -. A Wichita Falls wine bar is moving downtown. Gypsy Uncorked is ...
The Wichita County Sheriff's Office is investigating after the decomposed body of a man was found in a trailer in the 8000 block of U.S. 281. They were called out to the scene around 7:20 p.m. Sunday. Deputy Melvin Joyner said the body was found by a property owner. He said the reporting party told them ...
CINCINNATI (AP) - It might only be puppy love, but Cincinnati's famed hippo Fiona has her first public suitor. A 2-year-old hippopotamus named Timothy at the zoo in San Antonio, Texas, has launched his courtship via social media . Posts declared her the "most beautiful hippo" he's ever seen and wonder if ...
6 Around Town - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out. SITE SEARCH WEB SEARCH BY Google. Home · News · News Video · Strange News · Political Stories from the Associated Press · Tech stories from the AP wire · Hometown Pride Tour ...
The Wichita Falls Police Department has released a new Texoma's Most Wanted list. If you have any information on the whereabouts of the suspects you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at (940) 322-9888. (Source: KAUZ). WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) -. The Wichita Falls Police Department has ...
And when that happens, owner and head-brewer Matt Bitsche anticipates they will be a bit busy. "I'll unlock the door and sling beer as fast as I can." Until those creations from the tap start to flow, it's the creation on the outside Texomans can enjoy. The artist behind the painting says this is the first work of ...
Howmet Castings and Services is looking to upgrade and expand its facility in Wichita Falls. Recently city council passed a resolution to nominate Howmet for a $16 million project that would upgrade the facility, it's machinery, and expand the plant. They would retain 902 jobs and add an additional 45.
The Wichita Falls Police Department has released a new Texoma's Most Wanted list. If you have any information on the whereabouts of the suspects you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at (940) 322-9888. (Source: KAUZ). The Wichita Falls Police Department has released a new Texoma's Most Wanted list. If you have any ...
Howmet Castings and Services is looking to renovate and expand in Wichita Falls, and the city is doing what they can to help them out. On February 20 city council passed a resolution to nominate the manufacturing company for the $16 million project that would be state funded. It would mean 902 jobs ...

Around 6:25 a.m. officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were dispatched to Ward and Kell East access road for a shots fired call. When police arrived at the scene, they found a man who had a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim was taken to the hospital via AMR for his injuries which police said ...
Riley Pruit, a sophomore at Rider High School uses robot to attend school following an injury. Source: KAUZ. WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) -. One high school student in Wichita Falls is getting the opportunity to attend class from home with the help of robotics. Last year, Rider High School sophomore, ...
WESH - The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025, and private businesses running the place instead. Under President Donald Trump's 2019 proposed budget released Monday, U.S. government funding for the space station would cease by 2025. The government ...
Former Wichita Falls resident Ryan Segar was killed last week while crossing the interstate on his way home after a movie in Weatherford, TX. 15-year-old Segar, who was born in Wichita Falls and was a resident until moving in with his father just over a year ago, was reportedly heading home on his bike ...
This morning, the Wichita Falls City Council voted to move forward with a bond election on the May 5th ballot. The original plan was for six bond proposals. The proposal concerning MPEC has been broken up, so that upgrades to Memorial Auditorium and the other three MPEC facilities will be voted on ...
According to WFPD, around 6:37 p.m. on Monday, officers were called out to the 2800 block of Avenue K for an accident. (Source: WCSO). WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) -. A Wichita Falls woman was arrested on Monday night and booked into the Wichita Co. Jail for a DWI. According to WFPD, around ...
For one day only the City of Wichita Falls Animal Services will waive the adoption fee to just $14! This will be a one day special, for a $14 adoption fee with an approved application, you can take home a furry friend that will love you more than anything in the world! This event is from 11 am to 6 pm on ...
WICHITA FALLS - For 6 decades, a local organization has served the homeless community, giving them a warm place to stay and learn about the gospel. As a way to celebrate those 60 years of service, they've now released a documentary.. highlighting the history of the organization.. and the mission: ...
The Texas Master Naturalists have a chapter here in Wichita Falls and they're looking for new members to work on projects that help conserve the environment. (Source: Rolling Plains Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist) ...
"I found out that Wichita Falls did not have a class so, I said 'okay, we are going to start one.'" Physical therapist Kristin Neese has been coaching the group. The disease has a special place in her heart after losing her grandfather to Parkinson's. "They bring so much energy," said Neese. "I just kind of feed ...
Sandra Pando is in jail following an investigation into abuse allegations to a child. (Source: WCSO). WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) -. A woman is in jail following an investigation into abuse allegations to a child. Sandra Pando, 34, was arrested and charged with injury to a child. In November of 2017, ...
Negotiations started for construction of a new Wichita Falls VA clinic, outside Sheppard Air Force Base. The clinic at SAFB was opened around two years ago and the contract is set to expire the summer of 2019. Donna Ross, the city's VA Clinic nurse manager, said some veterans expressed how difficult ...
The superintendent of the Wichita Falls Independent School District has come to the defense of two elementary-school principals who were arrested on charges of failing to report incidents of sexual abuse in their schools. Crockett Elementary School principal Kory Fancher Dorman, 45, and Katie Haynes ...
WICHITA FALLS - If you live in Wichita Falls the city's transfer station on Lawrence Road will be closed until Friday due to a waterline break. For now, you'll have to drop off debris at the city landfill on Wiley Road. To get there take Seymour Highway west toward Seymour to Highway 258, proceed west on ...
The Wichita Falls Police Department will be getting 51 additional rifle-resistant vests for detectives and tactical units in the field. The city also will apply for a grant to get the department a 3D laser scanner that can scan crime scenes. Councilors officially announced a special session for February 13 to call a ...
WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KFDX) — A second Wichita Falls ISD elementary principal is now jailed on a charge of failure to report. Cindy Underwood was booked into jail Monday afternoon. The affidavit alleges that on Oct. 25 last year, a teacher at Kate Haynes School reported finding photographs on a ...
The event is a celebration of the painted horses in the community bought through the Leadership Wichita Falls classes of 2007 and 2017. The Gala will begin at 7 p.m. and go until 10 tonight. The money raised from selling the horses, sponsorship's and ticket sales will be used to benefit the Booker T.
According to arrest documents, it is alleged that on December 15, 2017, Kory Fancher Dorman, 45, committed Family Code 261.109 Failure to Report while acting in an official capacity as Principal at Crocket Elementary in Wichita Falls. During the incident, WFPD said three grandparents of a student told ...
Wichita Falls Police have confirmed to Newschannel 6 a WFISD employee is facing a charge of Failure to Report. Texas state law requires a person in an official capacity to notify police and Child Protective Services within 48 hours of learning about or suspecting an incident involving any abuse of a child.
WICHITA FALLS - Wichita Falls Police are searching for a man who robbed a Subway restaurant Thursday afternoon. Around 3 p.m., Sergeant Harold McClure said a man, between the age of 40 and 50-year-old around six-feet tall, entered the Subway next to United Market Street on Fairway and ...
A Wichita Falls woman is accused of leaving 13 dogs to fend for themselves without water and with hardly any food in an uninhabited apartment covered in feces and urine, according to the Wichita Falls Times Record News. Angel Bright Sargent(Wichita County Sheriff's Office). Angel Bright Sargent.
This is a scam the Wichita Falls Police Department is now warning others about. "Typically what will happen with this IRS scam, and to be honest with a lot of the scams that we are seeing, what they do is they target the elderly and really the unknowing," Sgt. McClure, with WFPD, said. Sgt. McClure said ...
The Wichita Falls Independent School District's superintendent has a new title under his belt, the "Tech-Savvy Superintendent of the Year." Superintendent Michael Kuhrt was honored in Austin Sunday with the award by the Texas K-12 Chief Technology Officers Council, an organization that helps Texas ...
The Partners in Education Read To Learn Rally was held Friday for the first time at Wichita Falls I-S-D elementary schools. (Source: RNN Texoma). The Partners in Education Read To Learn Rally was held Friday for the first time at Wichita Falls I-S-D elementary schools. (Source: RNN Texoma). WICHITA ...
Thousands of breakfast lovers got their flapjack fix at the 62nd annual University Kiwanis Club Pancake Festival in Wichita Falls on Saturday.The event was held at J.S. Bridwell Agricultural Center. It took less than 400 volunteers to make sure 11,000 people had plenty to eat. The Texoma breakfast included ...
Several Texoma schools shut down this week because of the flu. Wichita Falls I.S.D. is open and they're doing what they can to make sure they stay open. It doesn't matter where your kid goes to school, there's a good chance they will come across the flu. "We are seeing a much higher number of flu cases ...
A traffic stop on Thursday afternoon landed a Wichita Falls man behind bars. Around 3 p.m. WFPD officers pulled over Donald Spence, 63, at 8th Street and Denver for running a stop sign near the Denver Alternative Education school. During the traffic stop, police said Spence gave them permission to ...
The Wichita Falls Police Department is searching for this week's Manhunt Monday suspect. Miguel Clemento Bishop is wanted for Failure to Comply with Registration Requirements. The 46-year-old is six feet one inch tall and weighs 300 pounds. If you know where he is you are being asked to call Crime Stoppers at (940) ...
Kassie likes to listen to rock music and likes to do arts and crafts. She also likes to wear make-up and change up her hairstyle. She enjoys going to the movies and spending time with her friends. Kassie really likes art and doing "creative" things. She likes to spend time going on an outing, and discovering ...
A Wichita Falls woman said a pack of aggressive dogs is becoming a real concern after she was confronted by them a few days ago. This alarming experience has left her anxious especially since she lives near Scotland Park Elementary. "This is a major school area," Sam Mitchell, a Wichita Falls resident ...
WICHITA FALLS - Every time Bianka and Vern Landavazo drive by the location where their daughter was killed, they are reminded their little girl isn't here anymore and all they want is justice for Lauren. They said, "This community suffered a loss, this community needs justice for that." On September 2nd ...
The government shutdown is over, but it has affected a handful of federal jobs in Wichita Falls starting with Sheppard Air Force Base. For nearly three days the U.S. government was shut down, leaving many local federal employees wondering what would happen next. "I think it's a shame that it has come to ...
Troester wanted to bring the concept to Wichita Falls after seeing one when she lived in Austin. "Our goal is to have a big space indoor and outdoor play areas where all children can play," said Troester. She wants to build a "toybrary" to give every child the same chance to play. "Play is a very important ...


 

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