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The New Grand Hotel Working To Reopen

The New Grand Hotel Working To Reopen

The owner of The New Grand Hotel on Broad Street is working on reopening their doors. For the last three years, they have been closed but maintaining the building. “We are planning on keeping the atrium areas as hospitality for the time being. The exterior part of the building we are going to turn into…MORE

WF Transportation Department Making Progress Towards New Facility

WF Transportation Department Making Progress Towards New Facility

A year after receiving over $10 million in grants, the Wichita Falls Transportation Department is making progress towards building a new maintenance facility. The building where the department currently sits is old, with gaps, cracks and leaks. Get the complete story about the new facility here.MORE

Artwalk Will Return In November

Artwalk Will Return In November

The After Hours Artwalk will make a special comeback for November. If you plan on participating in Artwalk, downtown officials recommend vendors bring a battery or solar powered lights for their displays. More information can be found here.  MORE

Artwalk Will Return In November

Artwalk Will Return In November

The After Hours Artwalk will make a special comeback for November. If you plan on participating in Artwalk, downtown officials recommend vendors bring a battery or solar powered lights for their displays. More information can be found here.  MORE

WFISD Food Service Members Encourage Use Of Local Produce

WFISD Food Service Members Encourage Use Of Local Produce

It’s Farm to School Month and WFISD was at the Downtown Farmers Market on Saturday, Oct. 5 to celebrate by highlighting the use of fresh fruits and vegetables within the schools. Emily Kincaid, Chartwells K12 Marketing Specialist and Food Service for WFISD, said “There’s three things we’re trying to accomplish with this. The first is…MORE

WFISD Tiny House Sells At Auction

WFISD Tiny House Sells At Auction

A year and a half of work and a dream WFISD teacher Scott Little had for more than ten years, was auctioned off today to the highest bidder over the phone. It took a while, he said, for Little to convince district officials that an entirely student-built house was needed. For him, though, he says…MORE

James Frank To Seek Reelection

James Frank To Seek Reelection

A hat in the ring for one race but not for another when it comes to State Representative James Frank. The District 69 Republican has announced that he will run again for his seat in the state legislature. More on Frank’s reelection efforts here.MORE

MSU Partners With USGS For New Water Science Center

MSU Partners With USGS For New Water Science Center

MSU Texas and the United States Geological Survey are teaming up to bring an Oklahoma-Texas Water Science Center to campus. It will be one of nine locations in the Lone Star State that focuses on studying the quantity and quality of available water resources. College administrators feel Wichita Falls is the perfect place for this…MORE

Art And Soul Finale Pairs With Last Artwalk Of 2019 Season

Art And Soul Finale Pairs With Last Artwalk Of 2019 Season

Thursday, October 3 was the send-off of the last Art and Soul Festival ever and the last After Hours Artwalk of the 2019 season. Hundreds of vendors flocked to the streets of Downtown Wichita Falls and the Farmer’s Market to say a last goodbye to the Art and Soul Festival, which ended on it’s fifth…MORE

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