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MSU Texas To Require Masks On Campus Beginning July 6

MSU Texas To Require Masks On Campus Beginning July 6

MSU Texas has implemented a new facial covering policy which will require all students, faculty, staff, visitors, vendors and contractors to wear masks while on campus. Read more about the new mask policy here.MORE

Two Graham Prom Attendees Test Positive For COVID-19

Two Graham Prom Attendees Test Positive For COVID-19

Two people who attended a prom in Graham on Sunday have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Young County Local Health Authority Dr. Pat Martin. More information about this story can be found here.MORE

Early Voting Locations In Wichita County

Early Voting Locations In Wichita County

Early voting locations for the primary runoff are now open. You can go to the Wichita County Courthouse or Sikes Senter Mall in Wichita Falls, the County Tax Office Substation in Iowa Park, or the Commissioner buildings in Burkburnett and Electra to get your early voting done. These locations will be open until July 10.…MORE

Texas, Florida Target Bars Amid Surge In Confirmed Virus Cases

Texas, Florida Target Bars Amid Surge In Confirmed Virus Cases

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott shut down bars in Texas again on Friday and scaled back restaurant dining, the most dramatic reversals yet as confirmed coronavirus cases surge. Abbott also ordered rafting and tubing outfitters on Texas’ popular rivers to close and said outdoor gatherings of 100 people or more must be approved by local governments.…MORE

Wichita County Leaders Plan After Seeing Spike In COVID-19 Cases

Wichita County Leaders Plan After Seeing Spike In COVID-19 Cases

With new cases of Coronavirus spiking across Texas and in Wichita county, officials in the county are watching closely and what actions they can take to help stop the spread. Tuesday saw the highest single day growth in cases at 29. “The blanket order right now for the state of Texas is not working and…MORE

Wichita Falls Resident Starts Petition To Remove Confederate Monument

Wichita Falls Resident Starts Petition To Remove Confederate Monument

One Wichita Falls resident has started a movement to have a Confederate monument removed from Wichita Falls City Hall. City leaders say they have had a couple of emails about it, but are not yet taking any action. The monument has stood for over 80 years with no issues like this until now. “To see…MORE

Restaurants Close Temporarily After Staff Tests Positive For COVID-19

Restaurants Close Temporarily After Staff Tests Positive For COVID-19

Three more businesses have closed their doors this week after some of their staff tested positive for COVID-19. Backporch Draft House, Parkway Grill North, and Children’s Dentistry all made similar announcements Monday. “I think we are beginning to see a peak and an increase in cases since we’ve opened back up the economy and that…MORE

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