Local Businesses Set Up Pop Up Store

Local Businesses Set Up Pop Up Store

On Jacksboro highway a group of small business owners turned an empty building into a pop up shop for the day. Amy Thompson put together the pop up store because she knew a lot of people who had small businesses on the side and wanted to give them a place to sell...
Lake Wichita efforts heating up

Lake Wichita efforts heating up

KAUZ-TV: Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) – Greg Aultman grew up on Lake Wichita and has fond memories. “Back in the 1960’s on Saturdays and Sundays this place was full,” Aultman said. “You would have to...
Vitro Expansion Project Recognized by TEDC

Vitro Expansion Project Recognized by TEDC

John Ingle, Times Record News When it comes to economic development, there are no guarantees that a specific project will go through. That was certainly the case when the cities of Wichita Falls and Burkburnett were putting together economic development incentive...
WPT Receives SHARP Award From U.S. Department of Labor

WPT Receives SHARP Award From U.S. Department of Labor

Wichita Falls, Texas – September 7, 2017: WPT Power Corporation, a mechanical power transmission manufacturer, announced today that it has been awarded the distinguished Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) award. The United States...
Quarter 2, 2017 Cost of Living Index Release

Quarter 2, 2017 Cost of Living Index Release

COST OF LIVING INDEX QUARTERLY UPDATE Among the 253 urban areas that participated in the second quarter 2017 Cost of Living Index, the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living ranged from more than twice the national average in New York...
Chantex Gets Approved

Chantex Gets Approved

A local Wichita Falls company kept its promise to bring new jobs to the area and they are now seeking another expansion. The Wichita Falls City Council approved $168,750 Tuesday for Chantex Manufacturing Inc. to put toward their $711,000 project. The project was...
The Best American Cities to Work in Tech in 2017

The Best American Cities to Work in Tech in 2017

smartasset.com (Derek Miller) August 15, 2017 You probably picture San Jose or San Francisco when you picture tech cities. But with the cost of living in the Bay Area sky rocketing, the generous benefits tech workers receive may no longer feel like a lot. The good...
The Career Education Center makes its debut

The Career Education Center makes its debut

Times Record News (senior editor/reporter Lana Sweeten-Shults) Slightly egg-shaped chairs. Green accent walls. A “learning stair.” Twenty-six cosmetology stations. A glowing audio-visual room with green curtain. Concrete pads on which to build a house. A robotics and...
Vitro begins work on $55 million project

Vitro begins work on $55 million project

After four years of behind-the-scenes work, Vitro Architectural Glass will soon begin construction on a new facility and jumbo coater that will make the plant north of Wichita Falls the “shining star” in the company. Plant manager Bill Haley said the $55...