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Lubbock Indoor Courts opens with eight new basketball/volleyball courts(0)

April 17, 2014

When the Adams and the Nettles families were applying for loans to build Lubbock Indoor Courts, their business plan included an optimistic one sports tournament a month. Tressa Adams referred to that plan as “very conservative,” even while acknowledging the massive 60,000-square-foot metal building houses four hardwood courts and four courts on a multi-use sports […]

Lubbock Indoor Courts opens with eight new basketball/volleyball courts

Wolfforth Library, EDC share info on how to team up to help job seekers

Wolfforth Library director Kim Brown says most of her staff’s time is spent working with job seekers on the library computers. On the library’s slowest days, 10-15 people come in looking on the Internet for a job or to print out resumes. “Their priority coming in is to get that done,” she said, although many […]

Lubbock Preparedness Fair draws more than 1,800 people

Above-ground storm shelters on the back of a flat-bed truck caught the eye of Johney Enriquez last Saturday, March 29, as he and his family were traveling down Frankford Avenue. They pulled into the parking lot at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, expecting to simply check out the storm shelters outside. “I’m […]

Lubbock Preparedness Fair will give information Saturday

If you’ve ever struggled to find out which varieties of tomatoes would be most likely to survive and be fruitful over the hot, windy Lubbock summer, there’s a seminar this weekend for that. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is hosting the Lubbock Preparedness Fair at its chapel at 7014 Frankford Ave. from […]

Steak ’n Shake opens on Milwaukee to eager eaters

Steak ’n Shake opened in late February to eager Lubbock diners who sought steakburgers and milk shakes. The first Steak ’n Shake opened in February 1934 in Normal, Ill., while Lubbock’s first franchise opened 80 years later. Barry O’Connor, president of Five Rivers Food Concepts LLC, said he and the restaurants’ employees are happy with […]

Covenant locates family clinic in Wolfforth

Growth in and around Wolfforth has drawn a new Covenant Family Healthcare clinic to the shopping center just south of Frenship High School at 502 N. Dowden Road. The Covenant clinic opened Feb. 3 and will host a community open house from 3-4:30 p.m. March 4. The clinic will also have a blessing given by […]

Deadline looms for city, board positions

City and school board elections are scheduled for May 10, but deadlines to run and to register to vote are coming sooner. Voters will need to make sure they have valid photo identification before heading to the polls. Wolfforth has three positions that are up for election — the council seats that Councilwoman Julie Merrill […]

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers to open soon

When Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opens on south Milwaukee Avenue next month, it will be the only West Texas location. Ron Steele, regional manager of Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, said it will soon be joined by nine more locations in West Texas and one in Las Cruces, N.M. Steele said there will be […]


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