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Wolfforth EDC signs on with retail recruiter(0)

August 14, 2014

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 EDC signs on with retail recruiter

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 […]

Thunderzone Family Fun offers go-cart racing and more

Inspired by a rock song, Thunderzone Family Fun offers racing, laser tag, cosmic golf and more at 2769 N. Frankford Ave. Cindy Hickman, the owner of Thunderzone, purchased it from Dave Lewis in January. Previously it was known as Dave’s Need4Speed. “It took us a while to decide if we wanted to change the name,” […]

Lubbock church donates 10,000 pounds of food

A truckload of 10,000 pounds of food arrived Thursday morning at the South Plains Food Bank from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as part of the Summer of Sharing food drive. Michael McCauley, a member of the church, said the church has been coordinating the delivery for the past three or four […]


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