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Alliance Church hooks up international students with furniture(0)

September 25, 2014

Being available and willing to help led a Frenship church to find furniture for international students at Texas Tech. Alliance Church pastor Jesse Rincones and some of the church members were asked to help move furniture that the Baptist Student Ministry had been collecting for students from other countries. When he helped get the furniture […]

Alliance Church hooks up international students with furniture

Seven seniors vie for title at annual Wolfforth event

Seven senior girls from Frenship High School are vying for the title of Wolfforth Harvest Queen. The seven turned in applications for the honor last week. The Harvest Queen and the runner-up will be given scholarships from the host of the Harvest Festival, the Wolfforth Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. The queen will be […]

Wolfforth EDC signs on with retail recruiter

Wolfforth leaders believe the town is ready for more retail, and they are investing money in a national retail recruitment and development consulting firm to make it happen. Mike Wright, president of the Wolfforth Economic Development Corp., said the EDC looked into hiring consultants years ago, but didn’t feel the time was right. “We had […]

Wolfforth Library seeks to increase fun factor

Reading tens of thousands of pages is great for kids, but even as the “Fizz Boom Read” summer contest was wrapping up last month, Wolfforth Library workers were already considering ways to increase the fun factor. Kim Brown, library director, said she wants to encourage all kids to read, even if they aren’t going to […]

Last year’s most improved wins top award at Wolfforth Library

After being named the most improved reader last year, Kaycee Cartner came back to win the top reading prize in the Wolfforth Library “Fizz Boom Read” summer reading contest. Kaycee, who will be a third-grader at North Ridge Elementary School this school year, giggled shyly and said it was “awesome” to win. She read 19,903 […]

Mighty Wash to open second Frenship location

Mighty Wash got its start in Frenship and is adding another car wash to the area next month. A new car wash is scheduled to open on West 19th Street between Frankford and Milwaukee avenues in August. The original Mighty Wash opened at 82nd Street and Milwaukee Avenue in February 2012. Mighty Wash has planned […]

Square dancers seek new dance partners

Swirling skirts and circling dancers aside, Lubbock square dancers believe their hobby is just friendship set to music. Square dancing, the state folk dance, may have been more popular in years past, but the Lubbock Area Square and Round Dance Federation of several dance clubs continues to offer lessons and plan events in hopes of […]

Casas for CASA raffle starts in parking lot

Eight custom miniature homes are up for raffle in the parking lot of the United Supermarket at 82nd Street and Frankford Avenue through Saturday. David McVey, the administrative assistant for Court Appointed Special Advocates, said the eight tiny homes are diverse in character. Many could be used as playhouses, storage or dog houses. The homes […]


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