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Wolfforth Council expands tax zone for local developers(0)

October 23, 2014

A tax increment reinvestment zone set up by the city of Wolfforth six years ago was expanded during a Monday night meeting of the Wolfforth City Council. The tax increment reinvestment zone, or TIRZ, was set up in 2008. It is meant to reimburse developers for the costs of creating roads and other infrastructure in […]

Wolfforth Council expands tax zone for local developers

Agritourism the chief product at At’l Do Farms

Fourteen years ago, the Simpson family was trying to find ways to diversify their farming business. But within five years, they had to choose between farming and the side business they had discovered on their own farm. Patti Simpson said At’l Do Farms stopped planting cotton and focused solely on their agritourism business as The […]

Seven seniors vie for title at annual Wolfforth event

Seven senior girls from Frenship High School are vying for the title of Wolfforth Harvest Queen. The seven turned in applications for the honor last week. The Harvest Queen and the runner-up will be given scholarships from the host of the Harvest Festival, the Wolfforth Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. The queen will be […]

Council: Bigger garage OK, carport not

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 […]

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 […]

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