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Governor Abbott Releases Video Message For Texans

Governor Abbott Releases Video Message For Texans

Governor Greg Abbott released a new video Wednesday in regards to his executive order that mandates all Texans are to stay home unless they are going out for essential activities or services. Click here to listen to Governor Abbott’s message.MORE

Fort Sill Reports Seven Cases, First Case Recovered

Fort Sill Reports Seven Cases, First Case Recovered

The Oklahoma State Health Department says positive COVID-19 cases have topped 700. Fort Sill says seven of the county’s 21 cases are related to the Post. The original case has fully recovered and is back working. More details about Covid-19 in the Lawton/Ft. Sill area can be found here.MORE

Wichita Falls Officials Emphasize Severity Of Covid-19, Social Distancing

Wichita Falls Officials Emphasize Severity Of Covid-19, Social Distancing

Since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 on March 18, Wichita County has tested over 818 people, and 38 people have tested positive for the virus. Despite the spike, government officials worry residents aren’t understanding the pandemic’s severity. Read more here about the severity of the pandemic and why it is important to change our…MORE

Stores Making Changes To Curb The Spread Of Covid-19

Stores Making Changes To Curb The Spread Of Covid-19

Essential retailers in Wichita Falls were required to start limiting the amount of people inside. This is one of the amended changes to the shelter-in-place order the WF city council made on Tuesday. Find out what retailers are doing to adhere to the changes by clicking here.    MORE

A Guide To Surviving Financially As The Bills Come Due

A Guide To Surviving Financially As The Bills Come Due

The coronavirus has dealt a financial blow to millions of Americans and now April’s bills are coming due. The good news is there is help available. Reach out immediately to your mortgage lender, student loan servicer or utility provider to see what’s available. Other assistance, such as stimulus checks or unemployment benefits, will take more…MORE

Drive-Thru Clinic Tests Hundreds For COVID-19

Drive-Thru Clinic Tests Hundreds For COVID-19

One of the ways people in Wichita Falls are being tested for the Coronavirus is at drive-thru clinics. The owner of a clinic shared how his staff has adapted to this new style of work. “We have a greater ability to get test kits now so most anybody that wants to get tested can get…MORE

Texoma Restaurants: Who’s Offering Takeout And Delivery?

Texoma Restaurants: Who’s Offering Takeout And Delivery?

Below is a list of North Texas restaurants offering takeout, delivery or curbside pickup. Call ahead to confirm each restaurant’s hours of operation. 8th Street Coffee House, (940) 716-0501 Arby’s, (940) 696-3100 B Cocoa Artisan Chocolate, (940) 500-0584 Bistro Express Catering, meals to-go and meals for prep, delivery or curbside, (940) 730-6853, 2120 Speedway. Branding…MORE

Region 9 Moves To Online Learning For Adult Students

Region 9 Moves To Online Learning For Adult Students

Adults all across Texoma seeking their GED, or learning English as a second language, are logging onto class in a new way. Students have been meeting with their teachers through Zoom meetings, as Region 9 continues to implement online learning across the board, and schools remain closed across Texas until May 4th. Read more about…MORE

Health Officials Confirm 8 New Wichita County COVID-19 Cases

Health Officials Confirm 8 New Wichita County COVID-19 Cases

Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District officials have confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 in Wichita County. Officials have also released more information on cases 29 and 30. There are now 38 confirmed cases in Wichita County. Read more about the new cases here.  MORE

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