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Wichita Falls Businesses Booming Along Southwest Parkway

Wichita Falls Businesses Booming Along Southwest Parkway

In the just the past six months, Starbucks, Chick- Fil-A and HTeaO have opened on southwest parkway, and business owners and the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce think it’s the start of something special. “Whether it’s chain, local, large or small, does not matter if you’re doing construction here. If you’re hiring people, you’re paying…MORE

Texas Power Grid CEO Terminated

Texas Power Grid CEO Terminated

It’s lights out for ERCOT’s CEO Bill Magness. He was fired Wednesday for his mismanagement of Texas’ power grid during last month’s sub-zero freezing temperatures which left over 4 million Texas residents without power and therefore, unable to heat their homes. Magness has defended his decision to begin rolling blackouts to ease the strain on…MORE

PPP Federal Aid Program Opens For Small Businesses

PPP Federal Aid Program Opens For Small Businesses

Nearly one year into the coronavirus pandemic, help from the federal government for small businesses who are struggling continues to be in high demand. Luckily, starting Wednesday for two weeks, the Paycheck Protection Program will open applications for places that have 20 employees or less. More details about this new, temporary eligibility requirement and how…MORE

Avoiding Winter Storm-Related Water Suspensions

Avoiding Winter Storm-Related Water Suspensions

The City of Wichita Falls Water Department is helping residents make sure they can keep their water services on. “We actually haven’t cut anybody off for nonpayment since right when this first started, which I think was around Feb. 11, so we’ve actually gone about two and half weeks,” said Azura Kerr, Systems Data Administrator…MORE

Businesses Aid Community During Extreme Weather

Businesses Aid Community During Extreme Weather

Across the state and in Wichita Falls, people stepped up to lend a helping hand this week. The community showed up for each other even when they lost power or water themselves. “She didn’t hesitate. There was never any question. She was going to make sure that our dogs were taken care of,” said Jean…MORE

SNAP Recipients Eligible For Replacement Benefits Due To Winter Storm

SNAP Recipients Eligible For Replacement Benefits Due To Winter Storm

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has received federal approval to allow Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients to apply for replacement benefits for food lost or destroyed due to the severe winter weather by dialing 2-1-1. Click here for more information.MORE

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