New retail store to replace Hastings

Mississippi-based Dirt Cheap retail store will soon be making its way to Wichita Falls. Dirt Cheap will be taking the spot of the old Hastings location on Southwest Parkway. Dirt Cheap website describes itself as a "bargainer's paradise." The 18-year-old retail store is known for having … [Read more...]

Dallas Poetry Slam Team to perform downtown Feb. 18

The Dallas Poetry Slam Team will be performing a two-hour feature on Feb. 18 at 2011 Bistro, beginning at 10 p.m. The event, Black Love, is focused on celebrating the month of love and Black History Month. Dallas Poetry Slam Team focuses on art and spoken word as more than just a show to entertain … [Read more...]

Valentine’s crafts help show students’ creativity

A Valentine’s craft class will be held on Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. in the Kiowa Room at the Clark Student Center. Special Events Coordinator Cynthia Cummings will lead the class and show students how to create a personalized piece which they can keep for themselves or give away.It will consist of students … [Read more...]

New trampoline park opens in Wichita Falls

It was the day before opening, and the Gold Coats  of the Chamber of Commerce stand in front of the doors to Urban Air to welcome a new trampoline park off Kemp Blvd. to the community. Kids ran circles around their families as they waited for a VIP opening of the park. As the doors opened, the … [Read more...]

Economic development: The future of Wichita Falls

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life Oil and gas have been major contributors to the economy of Wichita Falls since 1918, when oil was first found in Burkburnett. There are declines in these industries. Since oil will not … [Read more...]