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Co-workers And Friends Of Local Broadcaster Host Benefit

Co-workers And Friends Of Local Broadcaster Host Benefit

Most people who know Zach Morton know him for his career on the radio, but Sunday friends and family gathered to help support Zach in his battle with throat cancer. Morton’s broadcast co-workers and long-time friends hosted an afternoon of spaghetti and auctions to help pay for Morton’s medical costs. Read the complete story here.MORE

WFISD Teachers Receive COVID Vaccine Ahead Of Spring Break

WFISD Teachers Receive COVID Vaccine Ahead Of Spring Break

On Friday, the Wichita Falls ISD vaccinated hundreds of its teachers just over a week after the Texas Department of State Health Services moved them to the front of the line. “I’m really happy for this,” Jane Ramirez, a math teacher at Rider High School, said, “and also for my fellow teachers that are younger…MORE

Skilled Care Facilities Reopen To Visitors

Skilled Care Facilities Reopen To Visitors

Thanks to changes in federal guidelines, skilled care facilities have reopened to allow visitors. “Nothing can substitute the warm embrace of a loved one in someone’s mental health,” Richard Miller, the Sheridan Medical Lodge administrator, said. Read more information about ongoing safety measures and visitors at care facilities here.MORE

Notre Dame Catholic School To Close At End Of School Year

Notre Dame Catholic School To Close At End Of School Year

Notre Dame Catholic School will be closing its doors at the end of the academic year. The Catholic Diocese of Ft Worth issued a statement about the closure. You can read it here and find out more information about the school’s closing.MORE

MSU Texas Sees Enrollment Decline

MSU Texas Sees Enrollment Decline

A year later, Midwestern State University is still seeing the impacts of the pandemic. Enrollment at MSU Texas between the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semester is down by 3%. That may not seem like a big decline but it’s something that’s a huge concern for everyone on campus. “Students aren’t jumping back into higher…MORE

Wichita Falls Businesses Booming Along Southwest Parkway

Wichita Falls Businesses Booming Along Southwest Parkway

In the just the past six months, Starbucks, Chick- Fil-A and HTeaO have opened on southwest parkway, and business owners and the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce think it’s the start of something special. “Whether it’s chain, local, large or small, does not matter if you’re doing construction here. If you’re hiring people, you’re paying…MORE

Texas Power Grid CEO Terminated

Texas Power Grid CEO Terminated

It’s lights out for ERCOT’s CEO Bill Magness. He was fired Wednesday for his mismanagement of Texas’ power grid during last month’s sub-zero freezing temperatures which left over 4 million Texas residents without power and therefore, unable to heat their homes. Magness has defended his decision to begin rolling blackouts to ease the strain on…MORE

University Kiwanis Club Continues Pancake Festival

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. The club’s annual pancake festival was cancelled in January because of the pandemic. “We didn’t know what we were going to do when we cancelled the event quite frankly. We just knew we had to…MORE

PPP Federal Aid Program Opens For Small Businesses

PPP Federal Aid Program Opens For Small Businesses

Nearly one year into the coronavirus pandemic, help from the federal government for small businesses who are struggling continues to be in high demand. Luckily, starting Wednesday for two weeks, the Paycheck Protection Program will open applications for places that have 20 employees or less. More details about this new, temporary eligibility requirement and how…MORE

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