Archive for 2012

Drs. Armistead, Moore and Gibson add another Gibson to their name: Bryan P. Gibson, O.D.

Bryan P. Gibson, O.D., has returned to the practice where he got his start in optometry – Drs. Armistead, Moore and Gibson at 2132 50th Street. As a teenager, Bryan helped out in the office doing exam pretesting under the mentorship of his father, David R. Gibson, O.D., F.A.A.O. Throughout high school (Trinity Christian) and […]

Sleep Inn & Suites Hotel opens in Lubbock, features new brand design

The newly-constructed Sleep Inn & Suites hotel located at 5816 34th Street is now open. The Sleep Inn brand is franchised by Choice Hotels International, one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors. As a newly-opened Sleep Inn brand hotel, the property features the entirely new design and refreshed style that the brand now boasts, and […]

Kids Are Cool Day Care – raising the standard for child day care, enrolling now!

In Texas, 35 percent of our children do not graduate high school. In 1995, a comprehensive 10-year study was released that showed for every dollar invested in high-quality early childhood education programs, a return of seven dollars in preventative costs associated with incarceration, truancy, school dropout, and teen pregnancy was recouped. Social and related behavioral […]

Westwood Church to host ladies’ conference May 18-19

Westwood Church is hosting ‘The King’s Daughters Conference’ on May 18-19 to celebrate women and their value and importance in God’s kingdom. “We’re just interested in inviting the women of the community to come join us,” Kim Shaw said. Shaw and her husband, Steve, are executive pastors of Westwood Church. Shaw said the women who […]

‘The Flower Box’ owner opens business to teach sons

The owner of The Flower Box, a new florist in Wolfforth, opened the business three weeks ago as a way of helping her sons see that people need to go to work. Stacy Harvey is the widow of D. Robert Harvey, a corporal for the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Department who died in April 2009 after […]

Railroad enthusiasts visit Wolfforth Depot

Train enthusiasts and tourists made a trip to Wolfforth’s depot Tuesday afternoon as part of a weeklong tour of the United States. Their tour took place on a train with six sleeper cars and an engine, but they took a smaller caboose to travel from Hobbs, N.M., to Seagraves and Wolfforth on Tuesday. When they […]

Frenship fourth-graders learn about agriculture, connection to food and clothing

When Frenship fourth-graders met a Jersey cow named Jersey at Patterson Park on Monday, it was apparent some knew quite a bit more than others about agriculture, but every student seemed to walk away with more knowledge. The students assembled at Patterson Park in the baseball fields to learn about agriculture and electricity as part […]

Make-A-Wish and Lubbock Apartment Association builds a man cave for boy

The Make-A-Wish Foundation helps about 50 children with life-threatening conditions in Lubbock each year, but the wish it granted for Caleb Reimer was a coming home of sorts. Caleb, 12, presided over the ribbon cutting Monday morning for his new clubhouse, built by the Lubbock Apartment Association with donations from 25 different companies in the […]

Frenship High School seniors awarded scholarships from foundation

Eighteen seniors at Frenship High School have been awarded scholarships for good character from the Frenship Foundation for Leadership. The Foundation for Leadership was first formed in fall of 2002, when two Frenship Independent School District employees were notified they would be called to active duty in Iraq. Additional employees facing hardships due to illness […]

I should have pics of Frenship fourth graders…

…up later today or tomorrow morning. I hope we have enough pages in the print version this week, because there is lots of news happening in Frenship. In this week’s paper, I’ll have stories on the eighteen (yes, 18!) recipients of the Frenship Foundation for Leadership character scholarships, Ag 2 Youth Day at Patterson Park, […]