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Wolfforth Council marks completion of water tank(0)

August 20, 2014

Wolfforth City Council members and the Caldwell Tank crew sat down for a barbecue dinner to celebrate the completion of a new city water tank. The meal was hosted by the Wolfforth Economic Development Corp. at the end of a council meeting Monday night. Caldwell Tank is wrapping up construction of a 1.5 million-gallon wire-wrapped […]

Wolfforth Council marks completion of water tank

Mulch much? 300 turn out for Wolfforth Water Expo

Mulch, mulch and more mulch. That’s the message Glenna Smith said she got from sitting through six hours of various speakers at the Wolfforth Water Expo on Saturday. “I’m not mulching like I should,” Smith said. “That’s one thing that they’ve all said, that I should mulch.” She said speakers told her mulching would help […]

Wolfforth EDC signs on with retail recruiter

Wolfforth leaders believe the town is ready for more retail, and they are investing money in a national retail recruitment and development consulting firm to make it happen. Mike Wright, president of the Wolfforth Economic Development Corp., said the EDC looked into hiring consultants years ago, but didn’t feel the time was right. “We had […]

Calories cause concern at Frenship ISD board meeting

Snacks and calories had some Frenship Independent School District officials out of sorts at the Monday night meeting of the Board of Trustees. Joyce Trevino, director of food services for Aramark at Frenship, said rules set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture get stricter each year with the types and amounts of foods that can […]

Wolfforth leaders look forward to project

Construction might be difficult, but Wolfforth leaders say the benefits of a stoplight-free drive from downtown Lubbock to Wolfforth will outweigh the short-term inconvenience. Wolfforth City Manager Darrell Newsom said he would expect to have growing pains that would be worth it in the end when Wolfforth residents have speedy access to downtown Lubbock and […]

$36M for next phase in freeway construction OK’d

BY STEVIE POOLE A-J MEDIA Since the project’s first asphalt truck rolled into Lubbock in 2002, the Marsha Sharp Freeway has grown across the city, from Interstate 27 to Milwaukee Avenue. And, the highway could pass the city limit sign as soon as next year. After more than 50 years of talking about it, local […]

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 […]

Wolfforth Council debates salary boost

Budget discussions in a Wolfforth City Council meeting hung up on salaries and whether step increases for employees should be merit-based. Councilman Randy Gross brought up across-the-board step increases after looking at the budget, which included both a 7.65 percent cost-of-living raise to make up for no cost-of-living raises for several years and step increases […]

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