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Governor Extends Online Vehicle Registration Deadline

Governor Extends Online Vehicle Registration Deadline

If your vehicle registration has expired, never fear. Governor Abbott has extended the deadline to renew your vehicle’s registration. If renewing online, Texas vehicle owners have an extra nine months from the date their vehicle’s registration expired. In addition, Governor Abbott has extended his order to law enforcement officers to not write citations for expired…MORE

United Regional Implements New Covid-19 Precautions

With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise in Wichita County, United Regional has released additional precautions for the hospital. Some of the new requirements include temperature checks, increased cleaning and disinfecting and limited access into the hospital. For more information, click here.  MORE

Faith Mission Asking For Shoe Donations

Faith Mission Asking For Shoe Donations

Faith Mission says there’s a need for shoes for families in Wichita Falls. All sizes are needed. Drop-off location and times can be found here.MORE

Holiday Spirit Meal Serves A Record Number Of Thanksgiving Meals

Holiday Spirit Meal Serves A Record Number Of Thanksgiving Meals

The Holiday Spirit Meal program saw an increase in the number of people needing help for a Thanksgiving meal this year due to the pandemic. This year 868 meals were delivered, which doesn’t include the ones picked up by Vernon residents at the Wilbarger Memorial Auditorium. Holiday Spirit Meal provides free meals on Thanksgiving and…MORE

United Regional Requests Temp Staff From State

United Regional Requests Temp Staff From State

United Regional is likely to receive additional staff through the State due to an increase in COVID-19 patients. The staff will include  critical care registered nurses (RNs), non-critical care RNs and respiratory therapists. Find more information here about the temporary staff expected to arrive at United Regional.  MORE

WFFD Weighs In On Food Safety For Thanksgiving

WFFD Weighs In On Food Safety For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving during a pandemic is going to look different and the Wichita Falls Fire Department is continuing to warn about fire and food safety. While large gatherings are not recommended, WFFD does not expect a change this Thanksgiving in terms of food safety. Read more about Thanksgiving food safety here.  MORE

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