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Governor Abbott: Texas Bars To Reopen At Half Capacity

Governor Abbott: Texas Bars To Reopen At Half Capacity

Gov. Abbott announced Wednesday that bars and similar businesses may reopen at 50% percent capacity starting Oct. 14. Each County Judge will make the decision as to whether bars and similar businesses can reopen in their county. For the counties that do opt in, there is a list of protocols to follow. Click here for…MORE

$350K In Scholarships Now Available For Vernon College

$350K In Scholarships Now Available For Vernon College

The Vernon College On-Line Scholarship Application is now open for students looking to attend the campus in Fall of 2021. The deadline to submit an application for the scholarship is March 1, 2021. Don’t delay getting your application in. Click here for details on how to apply.  MORE

Texas Department Of Agriculture Cuts Food Bank Grant Nearly 44 Percent

Texas Department Of Agriculture Cuts Food Bank Grant Nearly 44 Percent

 Food banks across Texas are getting hit with a nearly $2 million cut to their budgets this year. The cuts come from an order from Texas Governor Greg Abbott to trim all agency budgets this year by five-percent. The cut is specifically to one grant: the Surplus Agricultural Product Grant. That Texas state grant makes…MORE

WFHS Football Team Quarantines Due To Covid-19 Concerns

WFHS Football Team Quarantines Due To Covid-19 Concerns

Wichita Falls ISD officials sent an email to parents reporting that the WFHS football team is now quarantining. This includes both the varsity and junior varsity teams, and the WFHS football game against Graham has been canceled. Read more about Covid-19 at Wichita Falls High School here.MORE

Burkburnett Travel Center On Hold Indefinitely, “Almost Entirely Because Of Covid”

Burkburnett Travel Center On Hold Indefinitely, “Almost Entirely Because Of Covid”

Mohamed Sharaf, the vice president of development for Victron Energy, had visions of 24-hour fuel pumps and dining options at a travel center right next to I-44. The coronavirus pandemic, however, has changed that. “We’re on hold almost entirely because of COVID,” Sharaf said. Read more about his decision to postpone plans for the travel…MORE

BBB Warns Of Fraudulent Sites Using Area Business Information

BBB Warns Of Fraudulent Sites Using Area Business Information

The Better Business Bureau of North Central Texas is getting reports from several area businesses whose information is being used on fraudulent websites. Scammers are using information from existing businesses to conceal their true location and contact information. Click here for more information.MORE

MSU Texas Waiving Admission Fees For One Week

MSU Texas Waiving Admission Fees For One Week

There’s some good news for high school seniors: some colleges are waiving admission fees for this week. Midwestern State University said the fees are dropped through the Apply Texas website and are for all undergraduate and transfer applications. Click here for more information.MORE

Area Football Games Canceled Due To Covid-19

Area Football Games Canceled Due To Covid-19

Five Texoma high school football games have been canceled due to COVID-19. Graham vs Hirschi- canceled Henrietta at Eastland- canceled Knox City vs Bryson- canceled Munday vs Petrolia – canceled Crowell at Newcastle – canceled Petrolia has scheduled a new game at Roscoe on Oct. 1. Graham has also scheduled a new home game against…MORE