Archive for 2012

Elm Creek Apartments still in progress, already leasing

The Elm Creek Apartments are already leasing new one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments along Milwaukee Avenue. The complex, created on what was once the Elm Grove Golf Course, is being completed by Tigris III Ltd. When completed, it will have 226 units with monthly rates ranging from $600 to $1,000. Ty Craft, one of four […]

Frenship ISD board approves pay raise, hiring schedule

A 1.5 percent pay increase for employees was approved by the Frenship Independent School District board of trustees Monday night. The board approved a professional hiring schedule, which included a starting teacher salary of $34,000. A teacher with 43 years of experience could make $60,400 in the 2012-13 school year under the hiring schedule, but […]

Wolfforth Council, city manager seeking advice on tax credit properties

Wolfforth City Council members wrangled again over two different developers hoping to build tax credit properties in the city. “Each project sounds good,” City Manager Darrell Newsom told the council members. But he said he had talked to Mayor Charles Addington last week, who asked him to contact an unbiased source to advise the city. […]

Frenship math teachers’ summer break spent on tutorials

Teachers often spend summer break teaching summer school, building on their own education and perhaps even relaxing after a grueling year of teaching. But a dozen of Frenship’s teachers have spent many hours this summer enclosed in a hot studio at the Frenship Casey Administration Building, delivering math lessons to a video camera instead of […]

Beat the Heat: ‘We are patio shades,’ manual & motorized, made in Lubbock

Beat the Heat Solar Screens has been serving the South Plains since 2001 and offers so much more than just Solar Screens. Here are a few of their great products: • Manual Patio Shades Don’t let another season pass you by without adding a patio shade to your pergola, outdoor kitchen or backyard living space! […]

Frenship Vet can help your beloved pets live longer and happier lives

SPECIAL CARE FOR SENIOR PETS – Dr. Steve and the staff at Frenship Vet Clinic know that senior pets, like this old girl, have special health concerns and care needs.

Thanks to advances in veterinary care, many pets are living longer into their “golden years.” With advanced age, however, come a variety of health issues which can negatively affect quality of life in an older pet. Dr. Steve Stephens and the staff at Frenship Vet Clinic understand the special place pets have in your family […]

Sunset Automotive moves on past 10 years; still providing experienced, honest service

“Wow, it is hard to believe that so much time has gone by,” says James “Artie” Thomas, Owner of Sunset Automotive. Artie and his sister, Irene, opened a small shop and parts store in Wolfforth almost 16 years ago. They closed after five years, and Irene moved on to other work while Artie rebuilt and […]

Frenship offense in sync as state 7-on-7 tourney approaches

Dalyn Bearden’s job on Frenship’s 7-on-7 team is relatively simple. Snap the ball to quarterback Trevor Lloyd. Take a knee. Repeat. “I just work on snaps, go on a knee and tell Trevor if someone’s open that’s he’s not seeing,” the center said. “That’s about what I do.” Although the former left tackle is getting […]

Vanderburg misses cut at Junior Amateur Championships

Frenship golfer Jack Vanderburg missed the cut by five strokes in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championships on Tuesday in Statham, N.H., after shooting a 14-over-par 158 over Monday and Tuesday. Vanderburg, who will be a senior in the fall, finished tied for 116th in a field of 156. He shot identical 79s on both days, […]

4 starters return to Tiger offensive line

High school football is won and lost on the line of scrimmage. Most coaches, including Frenship’s Brad Davis, will tell you that. So go ahead and attribute last year’s 498 yards of offense per game to the Tigers’ offensive line. This year? With four starters back, expect more of the same. “Any time you have […]