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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

WFISD Hands Out 782 Meals At Start Of Thanksgiving Break

WFISD Hands Out 782 Meals At Start Of Thanksgiving Break

Monday was a busy day for the Wichita Falls I-S-D; “it is all hands on deck,” as Emily Kincaid with Chartwells K12 put it. Read more here about WFISD’s Thanksgiving Break assistance with families and food insecurity.  MORE

Deer Season Means Extra Caution When Driving

Deer Season Means Extra Caution When Driving

The holiday season often means more highway driving. Don’t forget that it’s also deer season, where drivers will be sharing the roads with some unexpected, large, four-legged pedestrians. “They’re running indiscriminately. They won’t see you, they’ll come from the side of the road, they’ll come right out in front of your car.” said Roger Kroes,…MORE

Sheppard AFB Main Gate Reopening Saturday

Sheppard AFB Main Gate Reopening Saturday

The main gate for Sheppard Air Force Base is set to reopen Saturday morning at 7. The reopening of this gate marks a change in when the other gates will be open. More details about the gate’s reopening and schedule changes of the other gates at Sheppard can be found here.MORE

Salvation Army Bell Ringers Needed

Salvation Army Bell Ringers Needed

  The Salvation Army in Wichita Falls is in need of bell ringers for its yearly “Red Kettle Campaign.” Masks are required for all bell ringers and they will be standing further away from the bucket than normal to provide social distancing. More information about registering to be a bell ringer can be found here.MORE