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Well, when your week includes seeing one of the best concerts of your life, I guess there's no better place to start than that. Lyle Lovett & His Large Band rocked the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, playing nearly a three-hour set without a break.
7 hrs ago | Amarillo.com
B ack to school is the perfect time for adults to improve reading skills. With children back in school, autumn also gives adults a chance to commit to improving their education and Amarillo Public Library wants to help.
7 hrs ago | Amarillo.com
"Monsters Love School" is a wonderful back-to-school book about a little monster named Blue, who is scared of his first day of school. Blue must learn to adjust to eating on a schedule, playing nice with others, and trying new things.
14 hrs ago | Amarillo.com
Police said two people were taken to the hospital after a collision on U.S. Highway 287 and East Cherry Avenue. About 11:30 a.m., a white Nissan Xterra was westbound on Cherry Avenue when it was struck by a white car, according to Amarillo Police Department.
Jon Beilue / Amarillo Globe-News Area cattle rancher Richard Stotts, 76, hasn't missed an Amarillo Tri-State Fair Stock Show since Harry Truman was president. This year will make his 64th to show an animal on the Fairgrounds, the first coming in 1948 when he was 10. Jon Beilue / Amarillo Globe-News Area cattle rancher Richard Stotts, 76, hasn't missed an Amarillo Tri-State Fair Stock Show since Harry Truman was president.
This year's Tri State Fair parade theme is 'Let's Have a Parade.' The event took place Saturday, September 13 at 10am in downtown Amarillo.
Participant Jancie Bingaman grooms her maltese named Grand Champion Ta-jon Sugar Dumpling at the 2014 Panhandle Kennel Club of Texas Dog Show. AMARILLO, TEXAS -- Every dog may have its day, but at the Panhandle Kennel Club of Texas Dog Show only a few canines will be awarded the title of 'Best in Show.'
Texas Historical Foundation plans on boosting its support for Goodnight Historical Center tonight with a check for $88,000, making its total giving for the project more than $310,000. "This most recent financial gift will be used for the installation of landscaping, including walkways, parking, irrigation and fencing," according to a foundation news release.
Amarillo police said alcohol could be a factor in a Friday night one-vehicle wreck at Southwest 34th Avenue and South Georgia Street. About 9:30 p.m., a black Chevrolet Camaro was traveling north on Georgia before driving into the turning lane to turn left onto 34th.
The Amarillo Symphony, www.amarillosymphony.org , the leader of orchestral music in the Texas Panhandle since 1924, today welcomes 19 new musicians who will join the Amarillo Symphony for the 90th Anniversary season. The auditions were held at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts on August 23 & 24. From the talented pool of candidates traveling from all over the country, 19 were chosen to perform with the orchestra.
Residents in Amarillo woke up to a rainy Friday, but meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Amarillo said the showers should taper off by midday and won't interfere with fair-goers' activities the rest of the weekend. "It will remain cloudy and cool throughout rest of day," said meteorologist Todd Lindley.
BOO Crew volunteer jobs include costumed characters, handing out candy, supervising games and crafts, serving as area monitors and other fun positions! BOO Crew volunteers must sign up by October 11th and fill out a volunteer application and attend a pre-event orientation on either Thursday, October 16th at 6 p.m. or Saturday, October 18th at 10:00 a.m. BOO at the Zoo is scheduled for Friday, October 24th and Saturday, October 25th from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, October 26th from noon to 5 p.m. Volunteers are also needed for the Zoo's MONSTERS event on Friday, October 31st from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Police arrested a man on Wednesday after witnesses told them the man had stolen an air compressor from a pickup in northwest Amarillo. Earman Eugene Gilbreath, 59, was arrested and booked into the Potter County jail on a state felony charge of burglary of a motor vehicle with two or more convictions.
An Amarillo man was arrested on drug and firearm charges early Friday after a police officer noticed the odor of marijuana in the man's vehicle during a traffic stop. Jack Lynn Lambert, 59, of Amarillo was booked into the Potter County jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance over 4 grams but less than 200 grams and felon in possession of a firearm, police said.
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers were dispatched Friday morning to a wreck northeast of Amarillo, and found a car laying on its side and a woman dead at the scene. Just before 7:30 a.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to the Fritch Highway about 10 miles south of Fritch on reports of a one-vehicle rollover, a DPS trooper said.
How far is too far when it comes to protecting your property? A Midland man is arrested for allegedly shooting at a teenager who had lost a toy in his yard. An Amarillo man encountered the alleged gunman for the same reason months before the shooting.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:32 pm
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