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April 17, 2014

Cornerstone hosting Bible conference Cornerstone Bible Church is hosting a spring Bible conference April 25-26 entitled “Middle East Melt Down: Israel in the Land.” The event will start Friday evening at 7 p.m. and will resume Saturday at 9 a.m. A barbecue lunch with the speaker Sabrina Thomas, an American Israel public affairs committee member, […]

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Lubbock Indoor Courts opens with eight new basketball/volleyball courts

When the Adams and the Nettles families were applying for loans to build Lubbock Indoor Courts, their business plan included an optimistic one sports tournament a month. Tressa Adams referred to that plan as “very conservative,” even while acknowledging the massive 60,000-square-foot metal building houses four hardwood courts and four courts on a multi-use sports […]

Wolfforth to begin stage 1 water restrictions on May 1

Supply issues stemming from water improvements have led Wolfforth officials to declare Stage 1 water restrictions for residents starting May 1. Wolfforth is in the midst of building a water treatment center to address problems with arsenic and fluoride in the water. Before starting construction on the treatment center, City Manager Darrell Newsom said, the […]

Wolfforth Council to use Google Docs to streamline

If City Council members all use a shared file to create an ordinance, are they having conversations outside the public eye? Wolfforth Council members will look at a pending water well ordinance through the use of a shared Google Doc. But Wolfforth city manager Darrell Newsom warned them at a meeting Monday, April 7, to […]

3 FISD educators receive Beaumont Foundation awards

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 […]

Wolfforth won’t pay for fireworks show

The city of Wolfforth will provide the location, insure it and provide police and fire services for a fireworks show. But the city won’t pay for it, council members said. That was the message from the Wolfforth City Council at a meeting on Monday, April 7, after a presentation from Terri Robinette, executive director of […]

Wolfforth Library, EDC share info on how to team up to help job seekers

Wolfforth Library director Kim Brown says most of her staff’s time is spent working with job seekers on the library computers. On the library’s slowest days, 10-15 people come in looking on the Internet for a job or to print out resumes. “Their priority coming in is to get that done,” she said, although many […]

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FISD holds bond election meeting Frenship Independent School District has scheduled a meeting for 6 p.m. Monday, April 14, in which Superintendent David Vroonland will address the district’s upcoming $85.2 million bond election. The meeting will be held at Heritage Middle School, 6110 73rd St., Lubbock. After Vroonland’s presentation, audience members can ask questions or […]

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