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3 FISD educators receive Beaumont Foundation awards(0)

April 10, 2014

Three of the Frenship Independent School District’s teachers have won $10,000 and a Newton Excellence in Education Award from the Beaumont Foundation. The awards are given for leadership and dedication that have inspired a spirit of learning. Julie Rogers of North Ridge Elementary School, Laura Grace of Terra Vista Middle School and Altah Swindle of […]

3 FISD educators receive Beaumont Foundation awards

Wolfforth Chamber honors several residents for their commitment to community

Mike Cohen, right, watches as Wolfforth Chamber President Joe Hanslik names him the teacher of the year for the Wolfforth Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture.

It’s possible that the most surprised face in Wolfforth on March 27 belonged to LuAnn Curry. Luann and Randy Curry, former Frenship High School athletes who now photograph many sports stars and school events in Frenship, were honored at the Wolfforth Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture with a Spirit of Wolfforth award. Luann Curry […]

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 […]

Frenship in final stages of construction on new elementary school

The classrooms have carpet and built-in shelves, and several already have whiteboards installed. The office has a front counter for visitors. The gym is completed, even to the basketball hoops. There’s not much unfinished at Legacy Elementary School. Finishing touches like ceiling tiles and completing areas like the cafeteria are some of the big things […]

Dryland farming techniques used on city farm

More than 25 years ago, Wolfforth city officials purchased land to obtain water rights it had no intention of immediately using. In late February, the current Wolfforth City Council awarded the right to farm 295 acres of that land to Rodney Terry, who offered $12,000 annually in return. Terry will not be allowed to use […]

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 […]

Wolfforth shares struggle to find police candidates

Wolfforth is not the only police department in Texas that is having a hard time finding new officers. Wolfforth Police Chief Rick Scott told Wolfforth Council members at a Feb. 3 meeting that he has advertised two open positions through several law enforcement publications and through various government organizations, but had received no applicants. He […]

Frenship HS students prepare for one-act play

Frenship High School theater students believe they put on award-winning one-act plays every year, and this year they’re sure they’ve got another one. Their problem? The winning play is the performances the judges like the best. Sometimes, drama teacher Drew Weesner said, the plays that win are a little edgier than Frenship is comfortable doing. […]


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