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75th Archer County Rodeo Canceled

75th Archer County Rodeo Canceled

The 75th annual Archer County Rodeo has been canceled due to concerns about how COVID-19 could affect the safety of attendees. Rodeo officials also say they can’t plan for the event knowing it may not be the enjoyable and exciting event they put on every year due to additional requirements on sanitizing and potential limitations…MORE

Bars Making Preparations For Reopening

Bars Making Preparations For Reopening

Soon Wichita Falls nightlife will make a comeback as bars are working to be ready to reopen on Friday with many making changes for social distancing. “We pretty much were ready for Saint Patrick’s day when that started,” Iron Horse Pub general manager Ronny Berry said. For over two months bars have been waiting for…MORE

Kickstart The Falls Online Sale Starts Thursday

Kickstart The Falls Online Sale Starts Thursday

A three day community-wide online sale starts Thursday. Downtown Wichita Falls Development and the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce have partnered to help kick-start the City’s economy and Wichita Falls retailers will reopen at limited capacity. For more details or to register your business, click here.MORE

City Of Wichita Falls Approves Quiktrip Location Permit

City Of Wichita Falls Approves Quiktrip Location Permit

The Wichita Falls City Council has approved the Quiktrip location permit for the area at the northeast intersection of Old Iowa Park Road and I-44. Details about construction of the QuikTrip can be found here.    MORE

HS Summer Conditioning Begins June 8th, Per UIL

HS Summer Conditioning Begins June 8th, Per UIL

The UIL sent a memo to coaches and athletic directors saying they can get back to work starting June 8th. “It’s great to have good news come out of the UIL office,” said Holliday ISD athletic director Frank Johnson. More information about UIL’s guidelines can be found here.MORE

Wichita Falls City Council To Consider Permit For Proposed QuikTrip

Wichita Falls City Council To Consider Permit For Proposed QuikTrip

The Wichita Falls City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider the request from QuikTrip (QT) to purchase the site of the current Nunn’s Manufactured Home Sales at the northeast intersection of Old Iowa Park Road and Central Freeway. QT officials would then redevelop the area and build a QuikTrip Convenience Store. Read more…MORE

MSU Texas Moving Forward With Texas Tech System Invitation

MSU Texas Moving Forward With Texas Tech System Invitation

Midwestern State University is moving forward with the invitation to join the Texas Tech system. The Board of Regents is moving to let President Suzanne Shipley enter into a memorandum of understanding with TTU. More details will be presented to the Board on August 6. More information about MSU joining the TTU system can be…MORE

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