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State Fair Of Texas Canceled Due To Covid-19 Concerns

State Fair Of Texas Canceled Due To Covid-19 Concerns

The State Fair of Texas has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. Fair officials say being friendly, lending a helping hand and looking out for others are essential traits of Texans and that those traits matter more than ever this year. Read the complete story here.MORE

Pamlico Air Brings Over One Hundred Jobs To Wichita Falls

Pamlico Air Brings Over One Hundred Jobs To Wichita Falls

Pamlico Air was founded in 2019 and has now expanded to Wichita Falls. Their production lines make air filters, and this plant has created more than 100 new jobs for those in and around Wichita Falls. Read more about Pamlico Air’s new Wichita Falls facility here.MORE

Counties Across Texoma Exempt From Governor’s Mask Order

Counties Across Texoma Exempt From Governor’s Mask Order

At least seven counties across Texoma now are exempt from the governor’s order mandating masks be worn inside businesses. That exemption is for counties with less than 20 active cases of COVID-19, not total cases. Archer County it on that list. Read the full story here.MORE

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

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