The Wichitan

Community leaders stress importance of city bonds

If proposed bond Proposition G were to be passed, changes to downtown Wichita Falls would include changes to the underground infrastructure, widening the roads, adding bike lanes and repaving the roads and sidewalks. Screen capture taken on fallsfuture.com.

Tyler Manning, Editor

April 24, 2018

In a matter of a few short weeks, there is an opportunity to completely reshape tone, environment and infrastructure of Wichita Falls. Those eligible to vote in the city of Wichita Falls will have the chance to vote on seven proposed bonds with significant consequences for key areas in town. Members from ...

Downtown bond aims to help local business

Michael Olaya

Tyler Manning, Editor

March 28, 2018

Aimed to help reshape Wichita Falls, there are seven proposed bond projects up for election on May 5 which include construction on various streets and sidewalks downtown, renovations to the Multipurpose Event Center and improvements to Lake Wichita. For a business trying to establish itself downtow...

Downtown development to brighten up the city

Robin Reid

April 5, 2017

As he sits behind his desk, he cannot help but speak with enthusiasm in his voice and a twinkle in his eye while he shares his vision for downtown Wichita Falls. He smiles as he communicates his ideas of buildings bathed in light, choreographed to the sounds of music as they dance along and dazz...

Economic development: The future of Wichita Falls

Economic development: The future of Wichita Falls

Robert Hillard

December 4, 2015

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 be a...

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