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Agritourism the chief product at At’l Do Farms(0)

October 23, 2014

Fourteen years ago, the Simpson family was trying to find ways to diversify their farming business. But within five years, they had to choose between farming and the side business they had discovered on their own farm. Patti Simpson said At’l Do Farms stopped planting cotton and focused solely on their agritourism business as The […]

Agritourism the chief product at At’l Do Farms

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 […]

Frenship Foundation for Leadership hands out grants

Seventeen grants were given to Frenship teachers for special events they have planned for their classrooms, and a prize patrol went out to several Frenship campuses last week to award giant checks to teachers in front of their students. Grant money of $19,861.44 was distributed among eight Frenship elementary school projects, three middle school projects […]

Festival planners hope to hit a home run with annual event

Organizers of the Harvest Festival hope to hit an in-the-park home run when the festivities start with a parade at 9 a.m. Sept. 27. The theme of this year’s event is “Wolfforth — A Diamond in the Rough.” Parade grand marshals will include any Frenship High School graduate who has gone on to play college […]

Frenship continues to grow in housing, students

The Frenship area continues to grow in housing, business and the number of students in the Frenship Independent School District. A year ago, 8,248 students showed up for the first day of school in Frenship, but on Monday, 8,618 students showed up, said Michelle McCord, assistant superintendent of administration in the Frenship Independent School District. […]

McCully, Tigers looking forward to good season

BY BRYAN NAVARETTE A-J MEDIA With talent all over the court, Jennifer McCully said she is looking forward to a good season. “I’m excited. The girls are working hard and they’re biting into my philosophy and style that I coach,” the Frenship volleyball coach said, “and I feel like that is going to get us […]

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 […]

Wolfforth hopes 5,000 will turn out for water expo

The cheapest water Wolfforth can obtain is through conservation, a city council member said recently. Councilman David Cooper is planning the Wolfforth Water Expo for Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Lubbock Indoor Courts. The event will cost each visitor two cans of food, which will be donated to the South […]


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