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Portillo reunion brings 100 people to town(0)

August 9, 2012

A Wolfforth resident in a home on Third Street near the Wolfforth Fire Department will soon welcome as many as 25 great-great-grandchildren to a reunion next month at the Wolfforth Community Center. Originally from Monterey, Mexico, Natalia Portillo, 86, was raised in the San Antonio area. After she married Manuel Portillo, they lived in several […]

Portillo reunion brings 100 people to town

Merrill brings experience to Wolfforth Council

Julie Merrill’s rise to a city councilwoman in Wolfforth might have been unexpected by those who knew her when she was a youth in Durango, Colo. Merrill went off to a two-year college in Idaho now known as Brigham Young University-Idaho, and decided to change from a shy girl into a more extroverted woman. And […]

New Wolfforth Councilman MacNair wants more businesses in Wolfforth

One of Wolfforth’s two newest council members has an extensive background in the military, as well as almost a decade of purchasing experience with the city of Lubbock. Bruce MacNair, who won his seat with the flip of a coin after being tied at 118 votes with Bryan Studer, was sworn in as a councilman […]

Addington steps into new role as mayor

Former semi-pro soccer player. College graduate. Doctor of osteopathic medicine. Wolfforth fire and EMS chief. Medical director of the emergency room at Lubbock Heart Hospital. Buffalo rancher. Former Wolfforth city council member. Mayor. It’s amazing, but all of those hats fit securely on the head of Charles Addington, elected mayor of Wolfforth earlier this month. […]

Frenship Foundation for Leadership president has strong local ties

The president of the Frenship Foundation for Leadership has children in Frenship schools and has even worked to engineer some of Frenship’s newer schools. Cory Dulin came to Texas Tech in 1995, after graduating from Andrews High School. Four years later, he had an engineering degree, and he decided to stay in the Lubbock area. […]

Frenship High School graduate appointed to City Council

A 1989 graduate of Frenship High School is now on the Wolfforth City Council. Ramiro “Ram” Villareal has lived in Wolfforth since he was 14 years old. After graduation, he attended South Plains College and Texas Tech. Even though he worked in Dallas for a while, he said he rented an apartment there for use […]

Presley mixes two careers as FHS business teacher

Trista Presley mixes the two careers she once struggled to choose between: education and accounting. “I’ve always wanted to be a teacher,” Presley said. Ironically, she was talked out of it by her high school teachers. “I think they always want their students to do bigger and better things,” Presley said. Presley is in her […]

Frenship High senior trains with famed Radio City Rockettes

A Frenship High School senior recently spent a week training with the Radio City Rockettes. For six days, Faith Gregg trained from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the professionals. Faith had auditioned by sending in a video of her dancing tap, jazz and high kicks, and she also enclosed a segment of her dancing […]

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