Amarillo Special Crimes Unit asking residents for help finding 4 year missing person
The Amarillo Special Crimes Unit is asking residents for help in finding Randall County resident Mark Burkett Jr. who has been missing for four years.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Former Swisher sheriff pleads guilty to misconduct charges
A former Swisher County sheriff pleaded guilty Monday to charges of official oppression stemming from allegations he sexually harassed a former Swisher County employee during an official business trip through Randall County.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Ex-Sheriff may agree to plea deal on Monday
Ex-Swisher County Sheriff Emilio Benavidez will have the option to plead guilty on Monday for his official oppression charge.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Randall commissioners propose deficit budget, tax increase
Randall County commissioners gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a tax rate increase of less than one cent and a budget of $57.7 million.
Two arrested after leading APD on vehicle, foot chase
Police arrested two men Tuesday after a traffic stop led to an early morning pursuit in vehicles and on foot in north Amarillo.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Fatal Dog Shooting Prompts Policy Changes in Randall County
A Randall county family claims their dog was wrongfully killed by a sheriff's deputy.
Dog's death prompts policy change at Sheriff's Office
After nearly three weeks of review the Randall County Sheriff's Office plans to provide additional training for officers during incidents involving aggressive animals.
Randall County Sheriff's Office to Hold Press Conference on Dog Shooting
A sheriff's spokesman says a deputy shot and killed a dog late last month while on a call about a loose dog in the county.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Luncheon to celebrate female elected officials
The fifth annual Louise Daniel Women's History Luncheon and Women's Equality Day Celebration will be at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 22 in the Great Hall in Polk Street United Methodist Church, 1401 S. Polk St. The occasion will honor past and present Texas Panhandle women elected officials - such as Mary L. Tudor, who was Potter County treasurer in 1912, and ... (more)
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Fourth arrest made in shooting, biting incident
An Amarillo suspect in a Monday afternoon shooting incident was released from a local hospital Friday and booked into the Randall County jail on assault and drug charges.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Borger Man Arrested in Amarillo on Several Charges
Officers tried a traffic stop on the vehicle, however 31-year-old Joshua Wayne Simmons sped off and eluded the officer.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Domestic Dispute Ends in Finger Bitten Off, Shooting, and Crash in Southwest Amarillo
Two others were arrested on assault charges related to the incident, 35-year-old Andrea Hadaway and 43-year-old Preston Embry are in the Randall County Jail.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Farm briefs: 2 conservation meetings scheduled
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Randall County and Palo Duro Soil and Water Conservation District will host their Local Working Group meeting at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 12 at USDA Service Center, 2315 11th Ave., Canyon.
Henry: They're coming to America - or Amarillo
Welcome to Amarillo - the refugee capital of America. Since the topic of this column is refugees and their impact on Amarillo, it's too easy to drop a Tom Petty or Neil Diamond reference, crooners known for songs related to refugees.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Residents of Potter and Randall counties will soon have increased access to medical services like HIV and STD testing, blood and urine sampling, and immunizations - among many other possibilities - virtually anywhere within the counties as the city of Amarillo's Public Health Department rolls out its new Mobile Vaccination Clinic in September.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Pair arrested after selling meth to undercover officer
Amarillo police arrested two people on drug charges after they sold $10,000 worth of methamphetamine to an undercover officer Tuesday at a parking lot in southwest Amarillo.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The U.S. Small Business Administration has guaranteed 155 loans worth $65 million to small businesses in Potter and Randall counties since 2009, a regional administrator for the agency said Monday.
Family says Randall County deputy endangered their son when he shot barking dog
An family in Canyon County, Texas is grieving their dog this week. Please take the time to read the story of Blue, owned and loved by Toni and Tom Walker.