Archive for 2012

Wolfforth to test new groundwater filtering unit

Wolfforth will soon be testing an electrodialysis reversal unit on its water as part of a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality pilot program. The pilot program will be testing the EDR unit’s ability to filter arsenic and fluoride from Wolfforth’s groundwater. The EDR units are used in other states, Wolfforth City Manager Darrell Newsom said, […]

Frenship district refinances school bonds to save funds

Refinancing isn’t just for homeowners hoping to lower their mortgage payments; it’s also for school districts like Frenship Independent School District hoping to save taxpayers more than $1 million over the next 17 years. The Frenship school board of trustees voted to authorize Superintendent David Vroonland and Chief Financial Officer Greg Cartwright to refinance the […]

Three Frenship seniors honored for Pre-SAT scores

Three Frenship High School seniors were honored last week for their results on the Pre-SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, with two girls being named as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. Bailey Brashears and Kristen Griggs were both named as semifinalists. According to the National Merit Scholar Program website, about 16,000 students nationwide are notified each September […]

Volleyball sweeps Cooper, starts district play Saturday

WOODROW — Frenship volleyball spent the better part of its first 30 non-district games working out kinks and trying to prevent teams from going on runs. On Tuesday, in the Tigers’ final pre-district match, it looked like Frenship finally had it down. Frenship swept aside Cooper (25-20, 27-25, 25-23) in a hard-fought match, capitalizing on […]

Tucker, Tiger defense combine to whip El Dorado

BY DOUG HENSLEY For FRENSHIPTODAY.COM WOLFFORTH — El Paso El Dorado had a hard time closing the deal Friday night, and Frenship took full advantage, rolling to a 27-10 victory against the Aztecs in a non-district football game at Peoples Bank Stadium. The Tigers (3-0 overall) rode the relentless legs of senior running back D’Maujeric […]

Council OKs Kingdom Prep site

Conditional use for a religious school at the corner of 66th Street and F.M. 179 was approved by the Wolfforth City Council on Monday. Wolfforth’s Planning and Zoning Board denied the request from Kingdom Preparatory Academy, and the matter was appealed to the city council. City Manager Darrell Newsom said he believed the council should […]

For nearly 50 years, Lovell Co. has been providing all you need for family fun

In September of 1963, Charles Lovell had a vision — to provide the very best in family fun and games for West Texas families to enjoy. He began modestly, refurbishing pool tables in his garage. He moved to a location on Brownfield Highway and later to a store on Avenue L, which was lost to […]

Protect your eyes with sunglasses, protective eyewear from Dr. Gibson

You only get one pair, so it’s important to protect your eyes from damage, including the damaging rays of the West Texas sun. “Sunglasses are like sunscreen for your eyes,” explains Dr. Bryan P. Gibson. “Polarized sunglasses are the best option because they provide protection against both UVA and UVB rays. People of all ages […]

Shop 4 U Lubbock does your grocery shopping and errand-running, so you don’t have to!

For many Americans, grocery shopping ranks high on the list of least favorite chores. It’s time consuming, energy draining, and the last thing you want to do when you get off work. Once you finally make it home, you find that the pantry is empty and the kids are cranky – and you certainly aren’t […]