Archive for 2012

Wolfforth Library’s top summer reader flipped 14,403 pages

Next week, Tyler Kerr will be a fourth-grade student at Oak Ridge Elementary School. He’s had a busy summer. He played third base and outfield for Team Avalanche. There was a trip to Ruidoso, N.M., for camping, and a trip to the Dallas Great Wolf Lodge. There were daily trips to the Whitewood Lanes for […]

Frenship teachers prepare for kids to return Monday

It’s just five days until students trudge back to school. For their parents, the past few weeks may have been consumed by purchasing glue and shoes and everything else that sending their darlings to be educated entails. For teachers, it’s come down to attending training, decorating their classrooms, organizing homework systems and manipulatives, and laying […]

Wolfforth woman returns home to find demo notice

It’s been about 28 years since Gloria Gutierrez moved into the house on Steck Street. She raised her two daughters there, as well as a son who died in 1990 at the age of 19. But she’s recently been ordered to empty the house of her possessions; the city of Wolfforth’s Board of Adjustments ordered […]

Wolfforth Council may raise taxes — or not

Don’t be too alarmed by the upcoming advertisements stating the city of Wolfforth may raise taxes. Council members voted to place two advertisements that they may be raising taxes to $0.66860 from the 2012 rate of $0.63488 per $100 of taxable value on properties within Wolfforth. But they voted to place the ads for the […]

The Plaza’s goal is to help patients reach theirs: to return home and back to their lives

For those times in life when an accident or medical condition necessitates therapy, The Plaza at Lubbock offers Professional Rehabilitation Services in a setting that soothes the mind and pleases the senses. Residents on the road to recovery benefit from exceptional service, seven days per week, in three primary therapy disciplines: physical, occupational and speech. […]

Speedpro Imaging is your one-stop shop for large-format, high quality digital graphics

• What Is Speedpro Imaging? Speedpro Imaging is a brilliant business that specializes in producing premium, large-format digital graphics and reprographics with amazing clarity and vivid colors. Their graphics production center, which recently relocated to 8518 Urbana Ave., is capable of printing your digital images on a variety of media and materials. Speedpro Imaging’s state-of-the-art […]

With great mortgage rates, 2012 is right time to buy or refinance a home

Now is the right time to buy a new home! Sales of both new and existing homes are up for the first half of 2012, and the stage is set for a busy summer of buying and selling. Add to that further drops in interest rates (both for 15- and 30-year fixed mortgages and mortgage […]