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Could a weight-sensor be added to cars with carseats?(0)

July 31, 2014

Thinking on kids left in cars during the summer months, I had a question. My husband’s small pickup truck has a weight-activated sensor in the passenger seat to keep an airbag from popping out on a child under 50 pounds. And we all know there are sensors in cars that beep like crazy if someone […]

Could a weight-sensor be added to cars with carseats?

Workers continue refurbishment of Wolfforth water towers

A Wolfforth water tower is covered in a shroud as workers attempt to remove lead paint.

Check out this picture submitted by Wolfforth City Manager Darrell Newsom: Workers have covered the water tower behind the Wolfforth Training Center at Fifth Street and Cedar Avenue. The tower is covered so lead paint doesn’t go flying all over as it is removed. Unfortunately, the shroud can only be up and thus the work […]

Reese graduation is always inspiring

Except for ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ loops bringing back memories of playing it until my lips bled at New Mexico State University, I really enjoy covering graduations. I enjoy graduations of Reese Education Center students because some of them have really had to overcome and work hard to get there. I have a feeling that a […]

Daughters of the Texas Republic holding convention in Lubbock

I was really, truly interested in attending the Daughters of the Texas Republic convention on Thursday night for the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. I didn’t KNOW I was so interested when I pulled up to the Overton Hotel. Often when a reporter gets an assignment, he or she has no idea what it is they are going […]

This week in Frenship Today (May 8)

An old woman curses the baker and his wife in "Into the Woods," a musical that Frenship HS choir students will put on May 16-17. From left are Macy Watts, Rachel Biggs, Brady Holmes and Hagen Hobbs.

Here are the stories in Frenship Today this week: Frenship HS plans musical: Choir students head ‘Into the Woods’ Children learn the value of a dollar on Lemonade Day Wolfforth seeks water expo grant How to avoid the wind: Stay inside or move away Briefly: More Frenship HS seniors named as character scholars Frenship rallies […]

This week in Frenship Today (April 3, 2014)

Mike Cohen, right, watches as Wolfforth Chamber President Joe Hanslik names him the teacher of the year for the Wolfforth Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture.

This week’s news in Frenship Today includes: Wolfforth Chamber honors several residents for their commitment to community; Lubbock Preparedness Fair draws more than 1,800 people; Frenship voters discuss ninth-grade center; and Frenship Briefly. Also, there are a few Meet the Merchants advertisements: Focus on customer service makes Tammi McAda, State Farm, right choice and You […]

This week in Frenship Today (March 13 issue)

Here’s a few stories from this week’s Frenship Today: Frenship in final stages of construction on new elementary school Wolfforth warned of excess fluoride in water Frenship aims to improve PSAT, SAT scores Frenship HS students to choose endorsements under new legislative grad plans

Haboob aftermath leaves Wolfforth pondering The Great Tumbleweed

Kelly Rexrode stands next to a tumbleweed that ultimately landed between his house and that of former Wolfforth Mayor L.C. Childers.

Some days I might not have time to get to a picture of a giant tumbleweed, but I was glad that I found time to see this. I got an e-mail from Charlotte McDonald on Wednesday morning telling me to come see the tumbleweed. Since I was taking pictures nearby anyway, I swung by. I’m […]


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