Archive for 2012

Merrill brings experience to Wolfforth Council

Julie Merrill’s rise to a city councilwoman in Wolfforth might have been unexpected by those who knew her when she was a youth in Durango, Colo. Merrill went off to a two-year college in Idaho now known as Brigham Young University-Idaho, and decided to change from a shy girl into a more extroverted woman. And […]

Wolfforth fireworks stored for two years are about 20 percent duds

After testing additional fireworks, the man in charge of firing them off in Wolfforth’s annual Fourth of July show said about 20 percent of the city’s stock are “duds.” Steve Komarek, who maintains licensure at the state, national and international levels, said the fireworks have been stored for two years. Out of 15 total tested […]

Frenship Ag Boosters, students to run fireworks stand this Fourth of July

For the first time, the Frenship Ag Boosters will be in charge of a fireworks stand this year. Joseph Stewart, a booster, said they tried to do it last year. But the drought in Lubbock County led commissioners to outlaw the sale of fireworks. This year, they were told that the stand they had wanted […]

STAAR: FISD above state average

Frenship Independent School District students performed better than peers in STAAR tests at the state level, but in English, the number of students passing compared to passing scores of the same students two years ago were lower. Frenship ISD received STAAR test results last week for ninth-grade students at Frenship High School and a few […]

Bell closes high school career, looks ahead to college

Graduating Frenship softball player Ashton Bell familiarized herself with LCU Plains Capital Park field Saturday at the Greater West Texas Softball Coaches Association All-Star Game in anticipation of her college career. Specifically, she got to know the grass just beyond the power alley of left-center field with a two-run home run in the bottom of […]

Frenship players relish ASCO Football Classic

Saturday’s ASCO Football Classic had all the razzle dazzle of a backyard game, and that was perfectly fine with Frenship players. The Blue team, featuring five Tigers, defeated the Red team — whose only Frenship representative was Tucker Tuberville — 38-21 behind nearly 600 yards of offense and a bevy of quick screens and new […]

Speedpro Imaging is your one-stop shop for large-format, high quality digital graphics

• What Is Speedpro Imaging? Speedpro Imaging is a brilliant business that specializes in producing premium, large-format digital graphics and reprographics with amazing clarity and vivid colors. Their graphics production center, which recently relocated to 8518 Urbana Ave., is capable of printing your digital images on a variety of media and materials. Speedpro Imaging’s state-of-the-art […]

Destiny Homes has built a Parade home you won’t forget, complete with an indoor slide!

Destiny Homes invites you to come see their parade home in this year’s West Texas Homebuilders Association Parade of Homes©! Pictured above, this Destiny Homes design in Bacon Crest is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece! Inspired from a true Texas Hill Country style, this plan incorporates a modern look through a traditional style. It boasts both metal […]

For nearly 50 years, Lovell Co. has been providing all you need for family fun

In September of 1963, Charles Lovell had a vision — to provide the very best in family fun and games for West Texas families to enjoy. He began modestly, refurbishing pool tables in his garage. He moved to a location on Brownfield Highway and later to a store on Avenue L, which was lost to […]