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Wichita Falls Restaurants Struggle To Maintain Full Staff

Wichita Falls Restaurants Struggle To Maintain Full Staff

When the pandemic first began, restaurants across the globe struggled to fill tables with customers. Now, for many places in Wichita Falls, the problem is finding people to serve those customers. Craig Martindale, the owner of Taco Casa and Firo Fire Kissed Pizza in Wichita Falls, is also in a similar situation. “We go through…MORE

Honoring The Life Of Harry Patterson

Honoring The Life Of Harry Patterson

Many in the Wichita Falls community have asked how they can honor the life of Harry Patterson, a businessman with the heart of a servant who graciously gave to country and our community. Patterson was very supportive of veterans and veteran’s causes. One of his goals was to secure funding for a memorial plaza at…MORE

Wichita Falls Job Fairs Offer Over 300 Employment Opportunities

Wichita Falls Job Fairs Offer Over 300 Employment Opportunities

Wichita Falls is hosting two job fairs this week that will create over 300 employment opportunities for those who continue to be out of work during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Somewhere I have the opportunity to move up to bigger heights, greater heights,” said Ethan Pruett, a job seeker. Read more about upcoming job fairs here.MORE

Vaccines Open For All Adults In Texas

Vaccines Open For All Adults In Texas

Monday marks the first day that all adults are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines in their arms. The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District will receive 2,000 Moderna vaccines for those 18 and over on Tuesday. Read more here to find out how to get a vaccine.MORE

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author And Archer City Native Larry McMurty Dead At 84

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author And Archer City Native Larry McMurty Dead At 84

Novelist, screenwriter and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry, whose stories about the American West inspired many movies and garnered him multiple Academy Award nominations and eventually, an Oscar win for his work on 2005’s Brokeback Mountain, has died at the age of 84. Read more about McMurtry’s life here.  MORE

Wichita Falls Municipal Court Resumes Normal Hours Thursday

Wichita Falls Municipal Court Resumes Normal Hours Thursday

Wichita Falls is slowly returning to normal business practices. The Wichita Falls Municipal Court will resume normal business hours beginning Thursday, March 25, however, there are requirements you need to know about before entering the building. Find more details here.MORE

Texas Winter Storm Victims Must Prove Residency To Receive FEMA Assistance

Texas Winter Storm Victims Must Prove Residency To Receive FEMA Assistance

Severe winter storm survivors must show proof of residency for FEMA eligibility. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, applicants must verify occupancy within three months of the disaster damage. Click here for more information on applying for disaster recovery assistance.MORE

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