9 hrs ago
Refugee influx worries City Council
City officials are going to Austin to talk about the flow of refugees into Amarillo, which they consider unfair, and are discussing taking over some of the responsibility for the appearance of the rights-of-way along the interstates in the city.
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13 hrs ago
Not too young: Canyon boy, 8, leads drive to help family
Peggy Jones and grandson, Josh, 12, of suburban Houston in front of a 2005 Pontiac Grand Am, driven there last week by Bree Banner, mother of Brayden Banner of Canyon.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Panhandle 'speed trap' settles suit over missing cash
Estelline police confiscated $29,600 from Laura Dutton during a traffic stop and have since returned the money to her.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum opens office in Dallas
The Santa Fe-based Georgia O'Keeffe Museum has opened its first regional office in Dallas as it expands fundraising efforts.
Xcel plans $3.2B in upgrades, but will challenge regulations
Rex Ruthardt, left, and Jim Patterson monitor activity on Xcel transmission lines in Texas and New Mexico as system operators at the company's transmission center in Amarillo.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Beilue: 78 wheat harvests - and more on the way
As the license plate says, "Born 2 Farm," Ray Britten, 92, of Groom has completed his 78th wheat harvest his 68th in a row.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
How does the rain affect local agriculture?
There is no argument when Paul Weinheimer, a local farmer with land just east of Amarillo, said that Panhandle weather can be unpredictable and one of the things they are never sure of.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Tornadoes reported around Texas Panhandle
Tornadoes may have touched down in areas across the Texas Panhandle on Wednesday as 2 to 3 inches of rain fell along U.S. Highway 287 stretching from the Dumas to Stratford areas, National Weather Service Amarillo meteorologist Nicholas Fenner said.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Amarillo man wins district Toastmasters' championship
With a speech titled "The Girl, the Quote, and the Epiphanies," Byron Taylor, a Toastmaster from Amarillo, won the District 23 Toastmasters International Speech Championship on May 3. Dana LaMon, the 1992 World Champion of Public Speaking and District Governor Jim McCabe of Albuquerque, N.M., presented the award.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Pronews 7 Investigates: Moving Forward at the Amarillo Va: Part II
Many local residents have come forward to Pronews 7 to talk about the ongoing problems and alleged retaliation at the Amarillo VA.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
AISD's Rod Schroder named Superintendent of the Year
The man in charge of the Panhandle's largest school district has been named Superintendent of the Year.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Red Cross director moves to advertising job
The executive director of the Texas Panhandle Chapter and the Eastern Texas Panhandle Chapter of the American Red Cross will be leaving the organization next week.
Agrilife Extension Begins Farm Program Educational Effort In The High Plains
"The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is providing an extensive farm bill educational effort in upcoming months," said agency experts in Amarillo.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Amarillo creates 'one-stop shop' for developers
Amarillo City Council members heard reports at their Tuesday meeting on how the city is changing its approach to overseeing development and the impact of recent rains on water usage.
Give Your Kids a Leg Up: Turn Trash to Treasure
Turn that trash into something beautiful and useful! This fun activity boosts creativity for children.
Specialty Breast Care Coming To Pampa
Patients will be able to speak with experts about breast cancer, breast health and other topics.
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E.ON and GE Energy Financial Services Partner to Complete GE-Powered Wind Farm, in Texas Panhandle
Subsidiaries of E.ON SE and GE are forming an investment partnership to own and operate Grandview Phase I, a 211-megawattt GE-powered wind farm under construction in the Texas Panhandle.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
PBS presents Yellow City Sounds
Panhandle PBS presents a new online digital production, Yellow City Sounds. YCS will feature local Texas Panhandle artists in music videos that will highlight their best work.
The Effects of Recent Rain
National Weather Service Meteorologist Justyn Jackson says, "the drought has actually decreased through much of the area, especially if you go across the southwestern part of the Texas Panhandle.
Walmart, Sam's Club raise $184K for sick kids
W almart and Sam's Club associates, customers and members recently wrapped up a six-week campaign to raise funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals across the country.