Special Events at Museum of North Texas History

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture in collaboration with The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri present two exciting events in partnership with the Museum of North Texas History. Free Family Day February 22, 2020 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Family Day is designed to celebrate the creative potential in all…

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Special Hotel Rates offered for Beisbol Exhibit

The Wichita Falls Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has an exciting offer for visitors (and residents, too)! Those interested in seeing the Negro Leagues Beisbol Exhibition at the Museum of North Texas History can receive a special rate at the following hotels:     Baymont Inn & Suites: $69.99 – $99.99; complimentary hot breakfast Super 8:…

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In Search of the Wichita Falls Black Spudders

Join us for a Community Kickoff of Black History Month at All Hands Community Cultural Center. Bring pictures, postcards, books and your stories about the Wichita Falls Black Spudders. This event will be held February 1st from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Officials from the Museum of North Texas History will be on hand to…

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Stay-at-work moms: New mothers enjoy baby-friendly work environments

(Deanna Watson, Times Record News) When Ann Arnold-Ogden returned to work in December 2019 after having her son Louis, the Wichita Falls mother didn’t have the pangs of dread, doubt and sadness most working moms feel when they leave their babies at a new daycare. Instead, Arnold-Ogden strapped Louis in his car seat and took…

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2020 Census Kickoff

“Everyone counts” is the message from the city of Wichita Falls and partner entities at the Census 2020 kickoff Tuesday afternoon. Dozens of organizations have worked together for months to prepare for this year’s census, the United States’ official population count conducted once every 10 years as required by the Constitution. Getting an accurate population…

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2020 Texas Commission on the Arts Deadlines Approaching

The Texas Commission on the Arts has two deadlines approaching for 2020. The Arts Respond application deadline for arts nonprofits is January 15, 2020. January 31, 2020 is the deadline for Texas artists, groups, and nonprofits to apply to be listed on the 2020-2022 Texas Touring Roster. The Texas Touring Roster is a listing of…

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“Everyone Counts” : Wichita Falls census task force prepares for 2020

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) – The census task force in Wichita Falls is planning to launch a campaign at the start of the new year. Planning Administrator Karen Montgomery, along with other staff members and volunteers, is on the City of Wichita Falls task force. She explains that census data affects all aspects of community…

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