Archive for 2012

Locker Room Haircuts is Lubbock’s exciting new sports-themed hair salon for men and boys

There’s no doubt, a sports-themed men’s only hair salon is a brilliant concept! But it’s not a brand new one. So to set themselves apart from the rest, Locker Room Haircuts brings new strategies to the playing field that make them the obvious front-runner for men’s salon services in Lubbock. At their two excellent locations, […]

Get holiday shine, style with a deep conditioner or hair cut from Always Hair

The winter season brings harsh weather, which can be hard on you and your hair. Don’t let dull hair dampen your spirits this holiday season! Polish your style and bring life back into your hair with some color work. Highlights, lowlights, color touch glazing and color touch toning are some of the ways you can […]

Snow seems unlikely, but I’m still dreaming of a ‘White Christmas’

I was interviewing students at Frenship High School on Monday about the ‘White Christmas’ musical they are rehearsing for, and I also got to speak with Drew Weesner, who is directing the show. “When I was little, I remember the first time that I went to a show with my grandparents. And we went and […]

Frenship posts online math tutorials for all grade levels

A+B=? If such questions are perplexing, Frenship Independent School District has an easily accessible answer: the Frenship Connection. As of mid-October, FISD’s new math tutorials are available on, the district’s website. Students, parents, substitute teachers and even teachers seeking a way to present math to students can go through tutorials for each grade level. […]

Frenship ISD board backs resolution against high-stakes testing

Board members from the Frenship Independent School District passed a resolution opposing over-reliance on high-stakes testing Monday night at the Casey Administration Building in Wolfforth. The resolution from the Texas Association of School Administrators will be presented to legislators in Austin. David Vroonland, superintendent of FISD, said districts representing 91 percent of the students in […]

Wolfforth Council gets option for water treatment

A representative of Blaus Wasser talked to Wolfforth City Council members Monday night about another option for obtaining cleaner water, but he couldn’t say much. Mayor Charles Addington asked at the beginning of the presentation how the council could get answers and remain within a non-disclosure agreement the city signed with Blaus Wasser in May. […]

Gala to ring in New Year’s while raising money

It’s part casual, part chic, on New Year’s Eve when party-goers in support of the Frenship Foundation for Leadership will gather for the Denim and Diamonds Gala at the Lubbock Country Club. When leaders of the Frenship Foundation for Leadership were considering a gala to raise money for the organization, the absence of any similar […]

Tech AD: Leaders know when to get help

Kirby Hocutt, Texas Tech’s athletic director, told Frenship students Monday that leadership is the ability to influence others to do the right thing. Gifted and talented students from Frenship Independent School District’s elementary and middle schools met at the GT Leadership Summit at Casey Administration Building to hear Hocutt. They also took part in a […]