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Amarillo, Texas is located in Potter County. Zip codes in Amarillo, TX include 79189, 79174, and 79102. The median home price in Amarillo is $144,900 which is roughly $69/per square foot. More Amarillo information.

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Tour to visit historic homes

The Plemons and Oliver-Eakle Neighborhood Association announces the return of Amarillo's only historic home tour.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

Antique shopping at The Nat in Amarillo

Amarillo 's stretch of Route 66 , also known as 6th Street, is home to The Nat, Amarillo's most unique antique shopping experience.


Boys Ranch Rodeo fans give boost to competitors

Boys Ranch resident Abby rides Lenny Kravitz the sheep during mutton busters at the 70th annual Boys Ranch Rodeo on Sunday.


Furry Friend: Rosie

Amarillo Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals adoptions: Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the shelter, 11901 S. Coulter St.; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at PetSmart, 2800 Soncy Road Animal Rescue Shelter adoptions: 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday at 12500 S. Washington St.


Amarillo Zoo to prepare for bird migration

Exhibits, presentations and crafts will introduce guests to ways to make your backyard a friendly environment for hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators.


Walmart eyes new markets

And now it is eyeing Neighborhood Market projects on South Coulter Street at Arden Road and on Southeast 58th Avenue at South Georgia Street.


Questions about motherhood and life first edition

What can I do with my almost two year old that can get him out of the house without getting us arrested for disturbing the peace, or him ingesting everything he touches? Why are there so many Packers fans in Amarillo? Ok so I only know two, but still! That's more than Chicago!


Sat Aug 30, 2014

Henry: Amarillo City Council does bien for property owner

With all due respect to the late Strother Martin , Amarillo City Council had its own failure to communicate Tuesday.


'The last hurrah': DPS, APD crack down over holiday weekend

"It's the last hurrah," Texas Department of Public Safety Senior Trooper Chris Ray said.


Karate championships bring 'real karate' to public

Students of all ages gathered Saturday to compete in the second Top of Texas Karate Championships in Amarillo Civic Center Complex.


Man dies in ATV accident

At 9:17 p.m., a 2006 Yamaha YFZ450 driven by Cody Duanne Schneider, 46, of Amarillo, was eastbound on Park Circle North when Schneider attempted to make a 90-degree turn onto East Park Circle and the ATV rolled into an iron pipe fence, authorities said.


Crime Stoppers seeks person who stole TV from Crime Stoppers

Amarillo Crime Stoppers is seeking the public's help in finding the person who stole a flat screen TV from a Crime Stoppers fundraiser.


Jones elected chairman of the Board of Disciplinary Appeals

The Board is a statewide independent adjudicatory body of 12 attorneys appointed by the Supreme Court of Texas to hear certain attorney discipline cases and to promote consistency in interpretation and application of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct and the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure.


AISD Reacts to School Funding Ruling

The battle over school funding in Texas isn't over yet. Despite Thursday's ruling that the state's school funding system is unconstitutional, the Texas Supreme Court will make the ultimate decision.


Saturday Short List for Aug. 30, 2014

When it comes to killing trees, I have done more than my share, so I decided to get some idea of how much paper the city uses.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Amarillo expected to see increased visitors during Labor Day weekend

According to the Amarillo Convention and Visitor Council, tourism in Amarillo is up.


Asst. Fire Marshal: Suspect admitted starting fire that damaged San Jacinto home

A man was arrested on a charge of reckless arson after a structure fire caused major damage Friday morning n Amarillo's San Jacinto neighborhood.


Seliger on School Finance Decision

On Thursday, Senator Kel Seliger issued the following statement in response to the school finance ruling made by State District Judge John Dietz.


Drink, Drive, Go to Jail Campaign

TxDOT, along with the Amarillo Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety are holding a media conference at the Texas Department of Transportation's Travel Information Center to discuss the enforcement campaign for Labor Day weekend.


Rain unlikely through Labor Day weekend

Today's forecast calls for partly cloudy skies and only a 20 percent chance of rain, which may come in the afternoon or evening, National Weather Service Amarillo meteorologist Lance Goehring said.



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