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Gov. Abbott Issues Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings

Gov. Abbott Issues Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings

Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order Thursday requiring face coverings to be worn in buildings or outdoor spaces open to the public whenever maintaining six feet of social distancing is not feasible. More information about this executive order can be found here.MORE

Wichita Falls Possible Location For Hemp Processing Facility

Wichita Falls Possible Location For Hemp Processing Facility

The City of Wichita Falls is being considered for a new industrial hemp processing facility from Dallas-based Panda Biotech, LLC. The Wichita Falls Economic Development Corporation (WFEDC) preliminary approved a $2.8 million package last week to attract the project to this area. “Wichita Falls is one of several potential locations under consideration by Panda Biotech…MORE

City Of Vernon Cancels Summer’s Last Blast

City Of Vernon Cancels Summer’s Last Blast

The City of Vernon has canceled the annual Summer’s Last Blast car show and cruise. Mayor Pam Gosline made the announcement on the city’s Facebook page today. The complete story can be found here.MORE

Animal Services Center Operating By Appointment Only

Animal Services Center Operating By Appointment Only

The City of Wichita Falls Animal Services Center has started operating by appointment only as of Tuesday due to staffing issues. The Animal Services Center will return to normal operations as soon as staffing levels return to normal. Click here for more information about how to contact animal services.  MORE

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

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