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...]

Track team finds inspiration from guest speaker

Last Sunday at First Baptist Church, guest speaker Allyson Felix, American track Olympic champion, shared her story with a packed out church. Among the hundreds there, the women's track team was hanging off every word she said. Speaking in three different sessions, Felix spoke of her journey towards … [Read more...]

Local carpenter carves future out of art industry

[vimeo 163327086 w=640 h=360]Local carpenter carves a future out of the art industry from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.Joshua Bradley is a local carpenter and Wichita Falls native whose artwork is now being showcased across Texas and Oklahoma.Bradley said he decided to combine his passion for woodwork … [Read more...]

Cowboy True participants compete in cowboy mounted shooting

Cowboy True participants compete in cowboy mounted shooting from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Horses and guns don't usually come to mind when talking sports, but at this years annual Cowboy True event, cowboy mounted shooting was a popular competition. Cowboy True was founded in 2011 by Wichita … [Read more...]

For local band members, music is a home away from home

The world of pop-punk music has many famous bands, including Fall Out Boy and Nirvana. These names are just some of the inspiration for the local band started by nursing sophomore Connor Murphy, called the World Behind Me. Murphy has been making music since he was in the sixth grade. When a … [Read more...]

Spice up the weekend at Cajun Fest May 9

Get ahold of your friends and family, put on your Cajun attire, and head downtown to shop, eat, and dance for Wichita Falls eighth annual Cajun Fest May 9 hosted by Wichita Falls Development and the Elks Lodge. “This event is all about helping the community of Wichita Falls,” said Craig … [Read more...]

Sigma Nu hosts dodgeball tournament for local cause

Sigma Nu is sponsoring “Dodge for a Cause,” a dodgeball tournament on April 11 to benefit the Arc of Wichita County, a non-profit volunteer organization. Walter James, business management sophomore and philanthropy chairman for Sigma Nu, said his fraternity's goal is to raise $5000 for the Arc. … [Read more...]

Moving out of rain’s way

The recent rain wasn't going to stop the final 2014 Live at the Lake show on Aug. 28 with Americana folk-rocker Richie Bates and Ali Holder. The Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University has never canceled a show in its six years and this is the second time Live at the Lake has been … [Read more...]