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Pooches flaunt their stuff at Panhandle Kennel Club of Texas' dog show
About 450 dogs competed Saturday in Panhandle Kennel Club of Texas' dog show, one of four held every year at Amarillo Civic Center Complex to determine which pooches are the best of the best. "It's a really good hobby if you do it right," said Laura Weese, treasurer of the kennel club.
Goodnight Center gets $88K grant
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.
AimBank buys banks in Pampa, Shamrock
AimBank on Friday announced the acquisition of National Bank of Commerce Pampa and Shamrock from First National Bank of Waupaca, Wis. AimBank has 14 branches in the South Plains, Big Country and Texas Panhandle.
Saturday Short List for Sept. 13, 2014
Despite Goodell's claims to the contrary, it is difficult to see how the NFL was not aware of the extent of Rice's despicable behavior long before the infamous elevator video was unleashed on the public. Even before the entire video was made public, we all saw Rice's then-fiancee unconscious in the middle of an elevator.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Amarillo Symphony welcomes 19 new musicians
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.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
City gathers to remember 9/11 victims
More than 2,900 people were killed when planes slammed into the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon and in the crash of United Airlines Flight 93 in Pennsylvania, surpassing the death toll when Japanese planes bombed the U.S. fleet in Pearl Harbor. "It was a launching pad from which 19 guys with airline tickets and box cutters killed 3,000 Americans," said Rep. Mac Thornberry, R- Clarendon.
Pronews 7 Investigates: The Price of Power in the Panhandle - Part I
You may have heard that our electric bills are on the rise. Xcel recently announced that there will be new line items with your bill as part of an overall increase beginning on October 1st in the Panhandle.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
WT: Downtown campus could grow to 4 blocks
What will start with a transformed Commerce Building could blossom into a four-block West Texas A&M University campus in downtown Amarillo. "The vision is we wouldn't stop with one building," WT President J. Patrick O'Brien said while showing concept drawings to members of the Amarillo Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors on Wednesday.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
PPHM Hosts Molly Goodnight Day
No other family is more synonymous with saving the bison from brink of extinction than Charles and Molly Goodnight. 2014 marks the 175th birthday of Mary Ann Molly Dyer Goodnight, savior of the American Bison.
Man pleads guilty in Amarillo drug conspiracy
An Arizona man has pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge linked to a large-scale drug trafficking organization with ties to a Mexican drug cartel. Seth Derrick Preble, 36, pleaded guilty Friday in Amarillo's U.S. District Court to a charge of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute controlled substances.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Southwest art adds up
Mollie Bryant / Amarillo Globe-News Panhandle Plains Historical Museum's art curator Michael Grauer catalogues a new piece in the museum's collection of Texas regionalist work. Mollie Bryant / Amarillo Globe-News The curator's room at Panhandle Plains Historical Museum is now home to over 100 works of Texas regionalist art.
United Way Calls for Help with Its 2014 Campaign
In the last 90 years, The United Way has raised $148 million. This year campaign leaders are asking for help in continuing the mission of improving lives by mobilizing the caring power within the community.
State Senator, Kel Seliger, kicks off district tour with Town Hall meetings
Republican State Senator, Kel Seliger, kicks off his annual tour of Senate District 31, which is a sprawling district including the Permian Basin, South Plains, and the Panhandle. The senator will be conducting town hall meetings across the district in preparation for the 84th Texas State Legislature that will convene in January.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Panhandle popcorn merchant, charity chopper gone
A custom-built motorcycle is missing, along with $160,000 paid by investors and those who bought chances to win it in a raffle proposed by an Amarillo popcorn merchant who also has vanished. Popcorn merchant Dave Goodwin Jr. commissioned "American Chopper" reality show star Paul Teutel Sr. to custom build the bike, incorporating themes of Teutel's Orange County Choppers, Goodwin's popcorn shop and the military.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Panhandle rain totals rise
Rainfall totals of 3 to 4 inches have been reported in the southwest region of the Texas Panhandle, according to National Weather Service in Amarillo.
5 get federal prison after Amarillo gaming raids
Five people have been sentenced to federal prison in a crackdown on illegal eight-liner casino-style machines operating in the Texas Panhandle. The Amarillo Globe-News reports a businessman among those sentenced Friday must forfeit his liquor store and pay more than $390,000.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
What is the Panhandle doing in the fight against cancer?
A recent report released by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network said that Texas falls short when it comes to passing policies to reduce suffering and death from cancer. The ASC CAN is an advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society that, according to representatives of the local American Cancer Society, have lofty goals for changes and policies made state-wide.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Animal Control: 5 Months Later
The public demanded changes at the Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare department and they're getting it. But, it comes at a pretty hefty price.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Golden Spread Farmers Market gears up for fall produce
A farmers' market is not only a great way to support local farmers in the Panhandle region, but another way community members can augment their health by picking up fresh produce that was only picked the day before.