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$80,000 Raised For Veteran’s Plaza To Honor Harry Patterson

$80,000 Raised For Veteran’s Plaza To Honor Harry Patterson

Those wanting to honor the life Harry Patterson through donations can do so by helping fund a project he was very supportive of for years; a veteran’s memorial plaza at Lake Wichita. Donations are also being matched up to $200,000 thanks to longtime family friends of the Pattersons. $80,000 has been raised since donations started…MORE

Texas Vehicle Title, Registration Waiver Ends April 14

Texas Vehicle Title, Registration Waiver Ends April 14

From the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles: The temporary waiver of certain vehicle title and registration requirements, announced by Governor Greg Abbott on March 16, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will end at 11:59pm on April 14, 2021, with no grace period. The expiring temporary waiver covers the following services: Initial vehicle registration. Vehicle…MORE

Blood Donations Needed Due To Increased Hospital Usage

Blood Donations Needed Due To Increased Hospital Usage

From Texas Blood Institute: Hospital blood usage has surged nearly 10% over previous levels, as our community moved into COVID recovery mode. Blood donors are needed immediately to respond. March was the highest distribution of certain blood products in the 44-year history of Texas Blood Institute. The dramatic increase in hospital usage comes at a…MORE

WFISD Officially Breaks Ground For New High Schools

WFISD Officially Breaks Ground For New High Schools

Wichita Falls ISD and community leaders gathered at both the west and east site locations to ceremoniously break ground for its two new high schools. While actual construction crews won’t be out until November, those who attended the event said it was an important step in the district moving forward. Read more about the groundbreaking…MORE

Wichita Falls Restaurants Struggle To Maintain Full Staff

Wichita Falls Restaurants Struggle To Maintain Full Staff

When the pandemic first began, restaurants across the globe struggled to fill tables with customers. Now, for many places in Wichita Falls, the problem is finding people to serve those customers. Craig Martindale, the owner of Taco Casa and Firo Fire Kissed Pizza in Wichita Falls, is also in a similar situation. “We go through…MORE

Honoring The Life Of Harry Patterson

Honoring The Life Of Harry Patterson

Many in the Wichita Falls community have asked how they can honor the life of Harry Patterson, a businessman with the heart of a servant who graciously gave to country and our community. Patterson was very supportive of veterans and veteran’s causes. One of his goals was to secure funding for a memorial plaza at…MORE

Wichita Falls Job Fairs Offer Over 300 Employment Opportunities

Wichita Falls Job Fairs Offer Over 300 Employment Opportunities

Wichita Falls is hosting two job fairs this week that will create over 300 employment opportunities for those who continue to be out of work during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Somewhere I have the opportunity to move up to bigger heights, greater heights,” said Ethan Pruett, a job seeker. Read more about upcoming job fairs here.MORE

Vaccines Open For All Adults In Texas

Vaccines Open For All Adults In Texas

Monday marks the first day that all adults are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines in their arms. The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District will receive 2,000 Moderna vaccines for those 18 and over on Tuesday. Read more here to find out how to get a vaccine.MORE

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