Archive for 2012

Heritage Middle School teacher named Texas Teacher of the Year

Remember Jeremy Wagner? He was just named the 2013 Texas Secondary Teacher of the Year, and the overall Teacher of the Year. He will represent Texas in the National Teacher of the Year competition.

Pet obesity is a serious health risk; learn how to help your pet drop excess pounds

We all love our pets, but in some ways we might be loving them too much! According to recent studies, more than half of America’s pets are overweight or obese. And the problem is growing – as our own waistlines are getting bigger, so are our pets. “Excess weight is a common and a serious […]

The Plaza offers professional rehab services, advanced wound care program under one roof

For those times in life when an accident or medical condition necessitates therapy, The Plaza at Lubbock offers Professional Rehabilitation Services in a setting that soothes the mind and pleases the senses. Residents on the road to recovery benefit from exceptional service in three primary therapy disciplines: physical, occupational and speech. Sometimes, this road can […]

Hope for the Holidays: Lake Ridge shares how to grieve well during the holiday season

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration, but if you have just lost a loved one or if you are still grieving the loss of someone significant in your life, you may wish you could just skip from November 1st to January 2nd. If you need a little extra hope […]

Homecoming 2012

Frenship ISD financial office earns state’s ‘superior’ rating

Frenship Independent School District has another high score to brag on: its financial office earned a superior rating from the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas, or FIRST. School districts are required to have a public hearing on their FIRST rating each fall. The rating was delivered by Courtney Reeves, director of business services, at […]

Land near Patterson Park rezoned for multi-family use by Wolfforth Council

A section of property near Patterson Park was rezoned from single-family residential to multi-family residential after lengthy discussion by the Wolfforth City Council members on Monday evening at City Hall. The 22.742-acre property is southwest of the intersection of Main Street, or Loop 193, and Dowden Road, or FM 179. Cliff Watt, of WestMark Companies, […]

Mud can’t dull Wolfforth’s Harvest Festival

In some places, a little mud might ruin an outdoor event. But that’s just not the case in Wolfforth. “We are not going to complain about rain — ever — in West Texas. We are going to make do,” Terri Robinette, president of the Wolfforth Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, said on Saturday morning […]

Tucker, Speed rule over Homecoming as king and queen

Frenship High School’s Homecoming king and queen were presented just before the football team’s 49-0 win over San Angelo Lake View High School on Friday night. D’Maujeric Tucker, a tailback for the football team, and Rainey Speed were named king and queen. It was D’Maujeric’s fourth time to represent the class of 2013 on the […]

Wolfforth Harvest Queen Brooke Boston dreamed of being crowned

Brooke Boston has dreamed about being the Harvest Festival queen since she moved to Wolfforth in 2001. Wolfforth Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture officials put a tiara on her head on Saturday, choosing her from 10 other senior girls to be the Harvest Queen at the Harvest Festival in Patterson Park. “When I was […]