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Texas Forest Service to rent space from Wolfforth(0)

July 23, 2014

Texas Forest Service workers will be renting extra space in the Wolfforth City Hall after the city council members voted to authorize the mayor to execute a lease agreement. Three members of the Texas Forest Service will move into City Hall Aug. 1. Steve Odorizzi, assistant chief regional fire coordinator, said after the trio moves […]

Texas Forest Service to rent space from Wolfforth

Wolfforth to rename streets in Preston Manor

Buckingham. Cambridge. Camelot. Canterbury. Churchill. They may seem like unlikely names for streets in Wolfforth, but they were given years ago when the Preston Manor subdivision was developed. Because many of the streets don’t continue in a straight fashion, the city is renaming some of the streets that do not yet have houses built on […]

Frenship teachers to get pay raise

Teachers and staff in the Frenship Independent School District can celebrate. On average, they are getting a 3 percent pay raise for the 2014-15 school year. First-year teachers also have room to celebrate. Not only do they have new jobs, they also will start at $36,000, up $1,000 from last year. The Frenship Board of […]

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 […]

Water restrictions to stay — for now

Even with rain, it’s unlikely Wolfforth will ease its Stage 1 water restrictions. That’s because the rules were implemented because of refurbishments to the city’s water tanks and towers. The city is working with Caldwell Tanks to refurbish the city’s water tanks and towers before building a new water treatment center. Workers from Caldwell Tanks […]

Wolfforth water tower to get darker shade of blue

In the midst of refurbishing Wolfforth’s water storage tanks and towers, city officials have heard from plenty of people who want the tower near the Frenship High School Peoples Bank Stadium to remain a landmark. “The blue water tower, it’s funny how much of an identity with this city it has,” City Manager Darrell Newsom […]

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 […]

Patterson Park restrooms could be reopened

Since 2006, the restrooms at Patterson Park in Wolfforth have been closed to the public. Wolfforth city secretary Debbie Perkey said every time the restrooms were open they were vandalized. The final straw came that year when the toilets were filled with rocks while the restrooms were open during an Independence Day celebration, even though […]


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