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Council: Bigger garage OK, carport not(0)

September 13, 2014

Two Wolfforth residents sought a way to build a carport on their property at the Wolfforth Council meeting Monday night. But extended discussion of several legal issues brought a possible solution to the family’s problem without having to change any ordinances or grant a variance. Linda Albert said city officials have been helpful as her […]

Council: Bigger garage OK, carport not

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 […]

Area school districts applaud ruling, say fight not over

Three area school districts praised a state judge’s ruling that school funding from the state is inadequate, but they also all believe the battle is not over. Frenship Independent School District, Lubbock ISD and Lubbock-Cooper ISD all expressed support for the ruling. In a statement from LISD, Nancy Sharp, executive director of communications and community […]

Keeping it clean: FHS crew works well into the night

Thoughts of going back to school often bring new crayons, jeans and apples to mind. Before any students or teachers came through the doors, a large group of people labored all summer long to prepare the schools. At Frenship High School, a crew of as many as 24 custodians worked on deep cleaning the walls, […]

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 enrollment numbers continue to grow

There were 8,618 students who showed up for the first day of school at Frenship Independent School District, but a school official said that number will continue to grow this year. “That number will continue to grow over the next few weeks,” Michelle McCord, assistant superintendent of Frenship ISD, said on Tuesday morning. The enrollment […]

Frenship residents to see tax rate boost

Frenship residents will see about a 2-cent increase on their tax rate this year as a result of the May bond election. The Frenship Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a budget and a tax rate at its meeting Monday night. Chief Financial Officer Jason Gossett said the tax rate of $.0152005 includes $.0104005 […]

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. […]


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