The Wichitan

According to the Lake Wichita Revitalization Committee, 96 percent of people surveyed think Lake Wichita would be an economic benefit to the community.

Lake revitalization poses no threat to water park

conner wolf April 19, 2016

Over the past three years the members of the Lake Wichita Revitalization Project have been at work to restore Lake Wichita to its former glory.Even with the promise of large aquatic recreation areas incorporated...

Lake Wichita, circa 1901, is the third oldest lake in Texas and was completed at a cost of $175,000.

Revitalization project aims to breathe new life into Lake Wichita

Dylan Pembroke March 16, 2016

For 115 years Lake Wichita has been a cornerstone in the city’s history. Over the last century the lake, constructed in 1901 and originally used for irrigation to power the electricity power plant, has...

Sarah Cobb, mathematics assisstant professor, picks up trash in the grass as a volunteer at the Sikes Lake cleanup, Sept. 12, 2015. Photo by Rawlecia Rogers.

Sikes Lake ‘cleans up’ its act

Mekala Conway September 14, 2015

More than 160 volunteers met and picked up 500 pounds of trash at Sikes Lake, Sept. 12 along the lake’s shores and pathways, the 10th year of the cleanup. Activities Committee Chairperson for...

Dillon Thompson, senior in accounting, cleans Sikes Lake with his Sigma Alpha Epsilon brothers April 23, 2014. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Sikes Lake Cleanup Saturday

Mekala Conway September 8, 2015

Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m., Sept. 12 on the east side of Sikes Lake to begin part of an annual tradition — the Sikes Lake Cleanup Jim Hensley, president of the Rolling Plains Chapter of the...

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