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The City of Amarillo's Office of Emergency Management and Texas Panhandle Red Cross are reminding residents to pack an emergency kit in case of natural disasters. September is National Preparedness Month, and the Red Cross will hold their "Be Ready" event that will teach residents CPR training, disaster planning, and how to prepare an emergency kit.
Editor's Note: This is a feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo's prominent leaders in the Hispanic community. The Amarillo Globe-News will publish one story each day from Sept.
An Amarillo health official is urging people to take preventative efforts against an uncommon virus that can cause children with asthma to develop severe respiratory illness. Newly appointed Director of Public Health Casie Stoughton said there have been no cases of Enterovirus D68, or EV-D68, in the area during the summer or fall, when people are more likely to be infected with the virus.
A Potter County grand jury indicted a man Thursday on murder charges stemming from a June incident that left a man and his wife dead. Shortly after midnight on June 7, Amarillo police responded to a call at 1216 Jasmine St,, where Phetkeo was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
"I believe that when you behave in such an angry way at people that there's a mental illness there," said Cosby in an exclusive interview ahead of his return to Amarillo. "It's a person who can't be trusted to carry out the laws.
TxDOT is offering child safety seat demos wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the TxDOT Amarillo District Headquarters. TxDOT is demonstrating the proper ways to install safety seats and reminding drivers to make an appointment for free child safety seat checks year round at the agency's 25 statewide district offices.
Suddenlink is launching a program that invites area residents to imagine new ways of giving back to the Amarillo-Canyon community. "If you see a community need, we encourage you to develop a creative new way to address it," said Suddenlink System Director Carrie Irwin.
The identity has not yet been released of the rider of the dirt bike who died from injuries sustained during an accident Saturday morning. On Sept.
The Amarillo VA Health Care System will host a Town Hall for Veterans Tuesday, September 16th in the Columbia Conference Room of the Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center at 11:00 am. Director Andrew Welch will lead a forum that allows Veterans and other stakeholders an opportunity to be heard and for leaders to reaffirm our commitment to VA's mission and Core Values.
A wreck on Interstate 27 near Southeast 26th Avenue on Monday resulted in a pickup driving off the highway and the closure of all northbound lanes into downtown Amarillo for almost an hour. Police said about 8:50 a.m., traffic congestion forced a woman, 28, traveling north in a red Chevy Silverado on I-27 to slow near the top of the Southeast 27th Avenue overpass.
The assessment, led by a veterinarian specializing in shelter medicine, evaluated the shelter against best practices and standards of care in animal shelters established by the Association of Shelter Veterinarians. Areas of highest priority improvement include securing shelter management software, operation of the shelter as a single entity involving both partners, and improved feline housing.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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