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 2020-10-25 21:44 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Looking for love? Skip this popular Halloween costume...

Looking to get dumped during your Halloween date? Probably not. And that's why you'll want to avoid this costume......

 2020-10-25 20:56 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Religious leaders discuss how they're keeping Texomans safe during the COVID-19 pandemic...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita County has seen more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases so far this month. With the recent spike in cases, local health officials have identified churches as a hotspot for spread of the virus. Officials from Evangel Temple...

 2020-10-25 17:41 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Americans sweet on chocolate, baked goods during pandemic, study finds...

According to findings by NCsolutions, a leading advertising effectiveness company, Americans have given free rein to their sweet tooth since the pandemic started....

 2020-10-25 15:05 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Dak Prescott signed a football for a sick Texas teen, now she's returning the 'faith'...

Rebecca appreciated the gesture and Dak Prescott's support of her struggle. Little did she know she'd have an opportunity to return the favor when the Cowboys quarterback suffered a career-altering injury....

 2020-10-24 22:46 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Community members help clean Eastlawn Memorial Cemetery...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Community members spent their Saturday cleaning up the Eastlawn Memorial Cemetery. The cemetery has been previously criticized for its lack of upkeep, that's what sparked volunteers to mow grass and clean up some grav...

 2020-10-24 21:48 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Families of Brent Winkler and Kyle Kemp celebrate their lives on 5th anniversary of their passing...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — It's been five years since two Texoma 20-year-old men lost their lives in a fatal car crash near Nocona on Highway 82. To celebrate their lives, the families of Brent Winkler and Kyle Kemp held an annual balloon relea...

 2020-10-24 21:10 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

With Charlie Brown specials gone from TV, here's how to watch them for free...

Good grief! You won't find the classic Charlie Brown holiday specials on broadcast television this year....

 2020-10-24 20:10 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Do campaign signs still matter in 2020?...

In a cluttered world with television, radio, social media and distractions galore, do old-school campaign signs still work?...

 2020-10-24 16:02 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Days away: We're counting down to daylight saving and extra sleep...

This year, you'll get a much-needed extra hour of sleep after your Halloween celebration!...

 2020-10-24 16:00 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Two new COVID-19 related deaths reported in Young Co. this past week...

YOUNG COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — In the past week, the Graham Regional Medical Center has reported two new COVID-19 related deaths in Young County, the first deaths in the county since July. On their Facebook page, officials with the Graham Regional Medic...

 2020-10-24 03:14 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

See the 71 movies titles coming to Netflix in November...

With just over a month to go before Thanksgiving, Netflix is set to release 71 movies starting November 1, including a number of holiday flicks to get you through the rest of 2020....

 2020-10-24 02:34 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Officials track down first-ever 'murder hornet' nest in Washington...

Officials in Washington have announced they've found an Asian giant hornet nest on a property in Washington, the first of its kind in the U.S....

 2020-10-23 23:59 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Texas teachers, state lawmaker calling for STAAR testing to be canceled again this year...

Teachers and education advocacy groups across Texas are asking the state to reconsider administering the STAAR test next spring....

 2020-10-23 23:08 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

'Christmas isn't cancelled,' JLWF prepares for a Christmas Magic event unlike any other...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — To get people in the holiday spirit during this pandemic, the Junior League of Wichita Falls has made its 39th annual Christmas Magic mobile. The typical weekend-long market will be a three-week-long shopping event around...

 2020-10-23 23:07 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Crime Stoppers release video of suspected truck connected to 'Forever' statue theft...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Crime Stoppers of Wichita Falls has released new information about the truck they believe was involved with the stealing of the statue dedicated to Lauren Landavazo and Makayla Smith. The horse, named 'Forever', w...

 2020-10-23 22:44 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Frontier Energy buys Oklaunion AEP power plant, plans to convert to natural gas...

WILBARGER COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — There is good news for Wilbarger County in regards to the tax base and jobs. In 2018, it was announced that the AEP power plant in Oklaunion would be closed by September, 2020. The cost of meeting federal emission requ...

 2020-10-23 22:34 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Wichita Falls Mane Event Project one step closer to Spirit of Design Horse...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The leadership of the Wichita Falls Mane Event Project took another step today unveiling its 70th horse. In celebration of nearly 40 years of service at Bundy Young Sims and Potter Inc, the architectural firm unveiled The...

 2020-10-23 21:56 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Holliday, Nocona district matchup canceled after Nocona reports positive COVID-19 cases among team...

HOLLIDAY (KFDX/KJTL) — The varsity football matchup between District 6-3A Division II rivals Holliday and Nocona has been canceled amid COVID-19 concerns. Officials announced Friday afternoon just a few hours before the game was scheduled to be play...

 2020-10-23 21:30 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Americans struggle with food security amid pandemic...

WASHINGTON D.C. (NEXSTAR) — The deadlock over another coronavirus relief package took center stage at the final presidential debate Thursday night....

 2020-10-23 21:27 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

WFPD says WF woman locks keys in car to hide drugs, plan spoiled by K-9...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita Falls police officers said a woman attempted to keep them from finding drugs in her car by throwing her keys in the car and locking it, but a county K-9 foiled her attempt. Thursday Oct. 22, officers said they sto...

 2020-10-23 21:03 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

WF woman receives probation after pleading guilty to child endangerment...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A Wichita Falls woman gets probation after agreeing to a plea deal for child endangerment. Natalie Richardson, 39, was sentenced to three years deferred adjudication by 89th district judge Charles Barnard Friday, Oct. 23....

 2020-10-23 20:47 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Two more COVID-19 related deaths reported Friday, ending Wichita County's deadliest week of pandemic...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita FallsWichita County Public Health District confirmed Friday two additional COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County. Cases 2,695 and 2,985, both age 80+, mark the seventh and eighth death linked to COVID-19 t...

 2020-10-23 20:24 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Texas State Sen. Charles Perry to host Wilbarger Co. town hall meeting...

VERNON (KFDX/KJTL) — Texas State Senator Charles Perry wants to hear from his constituents on how he can best advocate for them in the legislature during the COVID-19 pandemic. Senator Perry will host a town hall meeting in Vernon on Tuesday, Oct. 2...

 2020-10-23 20:06 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

WFISD reports Wichita Falls High School staff member tests positive for COVID-19...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A staff member at Wichita Falls High School has tested positive for COVID-19. Wichita Falls Independent School District officials classified this case as having a low campus, low classroom exposure level. Contact tracing ...

 2020-10-23 18:36 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Wichita County early voting turnout on pace to exceed 2016...

WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — As early voting continues in Wichita County, total turnout numbers are projected to top the early voting totals for both 2012 and 2016 at their current pace. Despite early voting numbers beginning to taper off slightly f...

 2020-10-23 15:31 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Jefferson Elementary teacher receives Dorothy Huffman Award...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A third-grade science teacher at Jefferson Elementary School is honored after receiving a big surprise Friday. Diana Wachsman received the 2020-2021 Dorothy Huffman Award that is given each year to someone who illustrates...

 2020-10-23 02:35 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

TRS, ERS switch insurance providers, local retirees losing access to URHCS...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDSX/KJTL) — Some retired employees in the Wichita Falls area may soon have to find a new place for healthcare. The Teachers Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas have awarded Medicare Advantage plan...

 2020-10-23 02:33 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

UT study says United Regional ICU capacity will likely be exceeded in next few weeks...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — United Regional I-C-U bed capacity will likely be exceeded in the next three weeks, that's according to a University of Texas study. UT Austin Research Associate Dr. Spencer Fox, along with his team, estimates the loc...

 2020-10-23 01:32 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

How will muting work during Trump-Biden debate?...

The mute button is among a handful of changes implemented by the nonpartisan debate commission to help ensure a better sense of safety and order following the raucous opening debate 23 days ago....

 2020-10-23 01:19 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Who is Kristen Welker? Meet the moderator of the final US presidential debate...

This fall's presidential debates have chewed up moderators meet the next one up, NBC News White House correspondent Kristen Welker....

 2020-10-22 23:45 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Man arrested in North Carolina in May accused of threatening to kill Joe Biden...

A man arrested in Kannapolis, North Carolina in May plotted to assassinate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, prosecutors say....

 2020-10-22 22:44 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Officers tase man in connection with alleged assault after he ignores their commands...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita Falls police officers tased a man they said refused to come out of a house to be questioned about an alleged assault. Joshua Callaway was arrested early Thursday morning, Oct. 22, on Jacqueline Rd. Police officers...

 2020-10-22 22:24 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Clay Co. Pantry kicks off its annual fundraiser two weeks into new location...

CLAY COUNTY (KFDX KJTL) — Since 1985, Clay County residents in need of a helping hand have been receiving food from the Clay County Pantry. Now, in the second week of moving into a different location, the pantry has kicked off its annual fundraising...

 2020-10-22 21:42 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Second arrest after 11-month-old tests positive for several drugs...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The reported boyfriend of a woman charged with child endangerment has now also been charged in that same case. Seth Wakefield, 31, was booked into jail, Wednesday, Oct. 21. Brittany Kuter, 32, was arrested in this case on...

 2020-10-22 21:38 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Two new COVID-19 deaths, 64 hospitalizations, 137 new cases in Wichita County, total now 3,354...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita FallsWichita County Public Health District confirmed Thursday two additional COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County. Case 2,380, age 70 - 79, and Case 2,545, age 60 - 69, mark the thirty-third and thirty-fo...

 2020-10-22 21:28 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Petrolia CISD moves all classes for Oct. 23 online, entire grade quarantined due to COVID-19 exposure...

PETROLIA (KFDX/KJTL) — Officials with Petrolia CISD announced Thursday they will not hold face-to-face classes Friday, October 23, and all classes will be held virtually. In a Facebook post made Thursday afternoon, officials said the change was made...

 2020-10-22 21:09 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Civil Rights complaint filed against Texas juvenile detention center in Mart and four other facilities...

Disability Rights Texas and Texas Appleseed have filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice against the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. The groups specifically name the McLennan County State Juvenile Correctional Facility in Mart as one of f...

 2020-10-22 21:04 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Target to offer shopping reservations to beat the holiday crowds...

As part of Target's new safety measures, the company announced Thursday it will be offering shopping reservations for the holidays, among other changes....

 2020-10-22 21:00 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

High stakes for Trump, Biden heading into final debate...

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden hurtled toward Thursday night's final debate, which may be the trailing incumbent's best chance to change the race's trajectory with just 12 days left until the election....

 2020-10-22 20:32 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Ex-girlfriend charged with aggravated assault after throwing knives at ex-boyfriend...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A Wichita Falls woman is jailed after Wichita Falls police officers said she attacked her ex-boyfriend and threw a knife at him, then threw a second knife at him while a neighbor arrived to intervene. Sue Ann Givens is ch...

 2020-10-22 20:23 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Senate panel advances nomination to the Supreme Court...

But the historic vote didn't go without some drama....

 2020-10-22 20:00 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Hirschi football game against Gainesville canceled amid COVID-19 concerns...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The varsity football game between Hirschi and Gainesville at Memorial Stadium has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns in Gainesville. According to a tweet from the official Hirschi Football Twitter account, the game sc...

 2020-10-22 18:19 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

The final Biden-Trump presidential debate: What to know, how to watch...

The final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will kick off Thursday night in Nashville, Tennessee....

 2020-10-22 18:14 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Gov. Abbott is coming to Waco to discuss new Amazon site...

Gov. Greg Abbott is coming to Waco on Friday to discuss plans for a new Amazon fulfillment center. FOX44 News first brought you the announcement of the center on Monday, Oct. 19th. Construction is already underway in Waco for what will become one of Amazo...

 2020-10-22 16:39 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Humane Society of Wichita County seeking food donations for senior dogs...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Humane Society of Wichita County is asking the community for donations of wet dog food for their senior dogs. Humane Society officials said in a Facebook post older dogs tend to prefer softer food due to their lack of...

 2020-10-22 16:10 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

WFPD: ATM burglary ring strikes again...

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Police said a second ATM has been broken into this week in Wichita Falls and they suspect it's the same gang that has broken into or attempted to take atm's across Texas and Oklahoma in recent months. The latest A...

 2020-10-22 15:18 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Altus woman arrested for alleged DUI after sideswiping patrol car...

JACKSON CO. (KFDX/KJTL) — A 55-year-old woman was taken into custody by Altus police Wednesday night and is facing multiple charges. Kimberly Newsom was arrested at 9:30 p.m. after a motorist reported a possible drunk driver. Officers responded to t...

 2020-10-22 15:06 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Third-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin dismissed in George Floyd death...

A Hennepin County judge on Thursday dismissed a third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, KMSP reported....

 2020-10-22 14:25 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Texas is #10 for Lowest Flu Vaccination Rate...

TEXANS DON'T VACCINATE - Texas's 2019 - 2020 flu vaccine rate is 47.3%, while the national average is 51.8%....

 2020-10-22 13:37 

KFDX

[ Wichita Falls, TX ]

Judiciary Committee sends Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to full Senate...

The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to vote on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday morning....

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