Archive for 2012

Tas Montessori School offers young students a unique method of learning

Tas Montessori School in Wolfforth, Texas, is currently in its seventh year of providing children ages two and through nine with a unique method of education. Tasleem Mirza and her staff teach children using the Montessori Method. The Montessori Method relies on the belief that children learn individually and progress at their own pace. In […]

Why you should spay or neuter your pet; Frenship Vet Clinic offers valuable information

The decision to spay or neuter your pet is a vital one for pet owners. As animal lovers who value pets, it is important to understand the impact of this decision. In every community, there are homeless animals. In the U.S., the Humane Society estimates that there are 6-8 million homeless animals entering shelters each […]

Beat the Heat: ‘We are patio shades,’ manual & motorized, made in Lubbock

Beat the Heat Solar Screens has been serving the South Plains since 2001 and offers so much more than just Solar Screens. Here are a few of their great products: • Manual Patio Shades Don’t let another season pass you by without adding a patio shade to your pergola, outdoor kitchen or backyard living space! […]

Frenship host families needed for foreign exchange students

Have an extra bedroom? Want to learn about someone else’s culture? Jerri Beth Dunlap is hoping you’ll contact her if you can answer those questions with a “Yes.” Dunlap, the local coordinator for Academic Year in America, is seeking host families for foreign exchange students for Frenship Independent School District, Lubbock ISD and Lubbock Cooper […]

We should make a category for water stories

I’m adding the last few stories to, and I had a strange thought. We should really have a way to have a separate category for water stories in this area, just like we have categories for Faith, Business, News, Blogs, People, and more. There are a lot of water stories to tell, and that […]

City of Wolfforth gets more time to find water

It was just over a year ago that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent a letter to the city of Wolfforth warning it to clean up its water. The July 19, 2011, letter required a response from the city within 90 days, and gave the city a deadline of 18 months for fixing its arsenic […]

Frenship HS grad went from magazines to mental health

When she was a student at Frenship High School, Ashley Womble thought she would be a newspaper journalist. Womble, who graduated in 1999 from FHS, went on to the University of North Texas. An instructor there suggested that she should try feature writing and directed her to get an internship at a magazine. After interning […]

Barbecue, dancing planned for Wolfforth’s Boot Scoot and BBQ Cook-Off

This year’s Boot Scoot and Barbecue Cook-Off will also feature a barbecue dinner as the country music starts at 5 p.m. on Aug. 4. The third annual Wolfforth Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture event is set for Aug. 3-4. Each year the Cook-Off has added more elements to involve the community in the event. […]

Fast and Furious: Speed the key to Frenship defense

Frenship’s defense is built like a marquee tail back. Strength and vision up the middle. Speed on the outside. The base of the Tigers’ 3-4 defense is designed to stop those premier backs, beginning with the very same strength in the middle and speed on the outside. “One of the things we try to do […]

7-on-7 wins 2 games at state tournament

Despite going 1-2 in pool play overall and bowing out in the second round of the consolation bracket, last weekend’s State 7-on-7 Tournament was a success for the Frenship Tigers. Rather, the culmination of the summer was a success, said Frenship 7-on-7 coach Stacy Booher. “Overall we were pleased,” Booher said. “You never like to […]