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First COVID-19 Case Confirmed In Montague County

First COVID-19 Case Confirmed In Montague County

The Nocona News has reported the first positive coronavirus case in Montague County. The report says Montague County Health Officer Dr. Delbert McCaig reported a Nocona man tested positive in Wichita Falls for coronavirus. More information about Covid-19 in Montague County can be found here.MORE

WFISD Utilizes Bus Routes To Give Students Free Meals

WFISD Utilizes Bus Routes To Give Students Free Meals

Even though school is closed, Wichita Falls ISD buses still have a job to do. “It’s great for us to get back into the community., say hi, and give them a meal, something to snack on,” said Brian Gibson, the general manager for Durham School Services. Click here to read how the school district is…MORE

How To Report Price Gouging

How To Report Price Gouging

Whenever disasters are declared, people looking to make an extra buck see an opportunity. “If you see something that seems unusual that you know last week when you bought that it was two dollars and now it was three then we all might look into why that changed,” Woody Gossom, Wichita County Judge said. The…MORE

City Of Wichita Falls Updates Declaration Of Disaster

City Of Wichita Falls Updates Declaration Of Disaster

The City of Wichita Falls has updated its declaration of disaster with new guidelines. The changes will go into effect on Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. The city has made the following changes: Anyone who is getting carryout food must leave the premises of the restaurant within five minutes of receiving their food or drinks. This…MORE

Wichita Falls City Council Votes To Amend And Extend Disaster Declaration

Wichita Falls City Council Votes To Amend And Extend Disaster Declaration

Wednesday was about going over contingency plans for all departments, clearing up misinformation, and giving everyone a chance to speak up. The council voted to extend the declaration of disaster until April 8, at which time they will reconvene and decide the next steps. Wichita Falls City Councilors had a lot to discuss in regard…MORE

Tenth Case Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Wichita County

Tenth Case Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Wichita County

The 10th case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Wichita County by the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District on Wednesday. Case 10 The patient is between the age of 60 and 69 with underlying health conditions and is a contact to a previous case. The patient began experiencing symptoms the evening of March 19…MORE

First Reported COVID-19 Case In Stephens County

First Reported COVID-19 Case In Stephens County

The Oklahoma State Department of Health says Stephens County has their first confirmed case of COVID-19. Comanche City Manager Chuck Ralls said on Facebook this morning that his town is the site of the confirmed case. Get more details about this story and a tally of Oklahoma Covid-19 cases here.MORE

Sheppard Air Force Base Confirms First Covid-19 Coronavirus Case

Sheppard Air Force Base Confirms First Covid-19 Coronavirus Case

Sheppard Air Force Base has confirmed its first case of coronavirus via a Facebook live post on Wednesday. SAFB officials said the case is travel related and involves a member of the 80th Flying Training Wing. More information can be found here.MORE

Parks Still Open As Wichita Falls Residents Enjoy Sunny Day

Parks Still Open As Wichita Falls Residents Enjoy Sunny Day

Wichita Falls residents of all ages said they’re feeling the need to get outside and do something, especially as more business and public buildings close their doors to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Terry Points, the city’s parks administrator, said he wants residents to enjoy the parks but remember to keep your distance.…MORE

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