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  1. Borger manhunt ends with gunman dead, deputy wounded after shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Amarillo.com

    An armed and dangerous gunman who had been the subject of an overnight search after he shot at the Hutchinson County sheriff on Wednesday was himself shot and killed Thursday evening by police near Fritch. Christopher Garza, 44, a suspect police said fired multiple shots at Sheriff Kirk Coker and his vehicle during an attempted traffic stop Wednesday, died in an exchange of gunfire that also wounded an unidentified sheriff's deputy.

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  2. Borger manhunt ends in shootout that leaves gunman dead, deputy woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Amarillo.com

    Christopher Garza, 44, a suspect police say fired multiple shots at Hutchinson County Sheriff Kirk Coker and his vehicle during an attempted traffic stop Wednesday, has been shot and killed by police. An overnight manhunt ended Thursday evening when law enforcement from Borger and Hutchinson County shot and killed Christopher Garza, 44, a suspect police said fired multiple shots at Hutchinson County Sheriff Kirk Coker and his vehicle during an attempted traffic stop Wednesday.

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  3. Borger manhunt continues for "armed and dangerous" suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Amarillo.com

    Christopher Garza, 44, a suspect police say fired multiple shots at Hutchinson County Sheriff Kirk Coker and his vehicle during an attempted traffic stop Wednesday. An overnight manhunt continues into Thursday morning for Christopher Garza, 44, a suspect police say fired multiple shots at Hutchinson County Sheriff Kirk Coker and his vehicle during an attempted traffic stop Wednesday.

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  4. Police seek suspect who fired at Hutchinson sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Amarillo.com

    Members of the Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office along with the Borger Police Department are actively seeking Christopher Garza, 44, as a suspect after multiple shots were fired at Hutchinson County Sheriff Kirk Coker and his vehicle during an attempted traffic stop. Borger Police Capt.

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  5. More than 3K still lack power after ice stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Amarillo.com

    The total amount of Xcel Energy customers affected by last weekend's ice storm in the Texas Panhandle has been revised upward to 58,000 since Sunday, according to the company's spokesperson Wes Reeves. Reeves said there were 824 in the Borger District, 132 in the Pampa District, 1,184 in Perryton, and 1,081 in the Darrouzett, Follett, Higgins and Lipscomb areas.

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  6. Borger shooting suspect considered armed, dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Amarillo.com

    The Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office along with the Borger Police Department are actively seeking Christopher Garza, 44, as a suspect after multiple shots were fired at Hutchinson County Sheriff Kirk Coker and his vehicle during an attempted traffic stop. Border Police Department Captain Brandon Strope said that at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon Sheriff Coker attempted to stop a vehicle believed to have been involved in a separate shooting incident.

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  7. More than 3,000 still without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Amarillo.com

    The total amount of Xcel Energy customers affected by Winter Storm Jupiter in the Texas Panhandle has been revised upward to 58,000 since Sunday, according to the company's spokesperson Wes Reeves. As of Wednesday evening, Xcel still had about 3,000 customers still without power.

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  8. Ice storm cleanup continues as thousands wait for power to returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Amarillo.com

    The northeastern Texas Panhandle is slowly recuperating from a powerful ice storm this weekend, and while nearly 45,000 of the 53,117 affected residents have regained electricity, the collection of dead and downed tree limbs remains a significant work in progress. One of the hardest-hit areas, Perryton, won't fully recover from the carnage for months, according to City Manager David Landis.

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  9. Ice breaks trees in Amarillo, knocks out power for Texas Panhandle cities for daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Amarillo.com

    David Jackson, left, and his brother Robert Jackson sink a handsaw deeper into a giant Elmwood branch that crashed into Ursula Ellsaesser's front yard on Magnolia Street during Sunday night's snowfall. The snow was the final straw for the tree after bearing the weight of ice that accumulated on its branches throughout Friday and Saturday's episodes of freezing rain.

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  10. Ice storm more bark than bite for Amarillo; 25,000 in northeastern Panhandle lose powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Amarillo.com

    Tom Ladd and his 9-month-old Labrador Cooper had ice-canopied Lipscomb Street to themselves Sunday afternoon. The National Weather Service reported that Amarillo received nearly 1.7 inches of rain between Friday and 9 a.m. Sunday.

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  11. When will Xcel Energy get power back on for 4,300 affected by ice storm in Panhandle?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Amarillo.com

    Xcel Energy is reporting about 4,300 customers were without power Sunday morning, mostly in its Pampa, Borger and Perryton districts where icing has been heaviest. A timeline for restoring power to those customers is unknown at this time, Xcel Energy media relations director Wes Reeves said.

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  12. Lady Raiders hold off HerefordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Amarillo.com

    The Randall Lady Raiders held off a tough effort from Hereford, escaping with a 65-57 win on Tuesday night at Randall High School. With the game tied at 44-44 after three quarters, Randall was able to outscore the Lady Whitefaces 21-12 in the final frame to earn the victory.

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  13. Young at heart: At 105, she's lived through 18 presidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | Amarillo.com

    Bess McGrew, center, celebrated her 105th birthday Wednesday, December 28, 2016 surrounded a few of her great-great-grandchildren at the Amarillo Center for Skilled Care. Pictured with McGrew are Emory Chancler, 7, Gentry Fish, 10, Makenlie Hooks, 12, Mekenna Hooks, 12, Keedan Hooks, 15, and Slade Chancler, 5. McGrew has 10 great-grandchildren, 32 great-great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-great-grandchild.

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  14. Police raid casino in BorgerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Members of the Borger Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division count cash after the raid of a casino in Borger, Wednesday night. The Borger Police Department and Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office raided a gaming parlor in Borger on Wednesday night that was suspected of promoting illegal gambling and paying out cash winnings.

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  15. Prominent Amarillo rancher diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Amarillo native, prominent rancher and businessman James Andrew "Jimmie" Whittenburg III passed away at his home in Dallas on Tuesday. Whittenburg, 83, was well-known across many local and national industries, including ranching, banking, cattle raising, oil and gas, aviation, and even law enforcement.

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  16. Winter is comingRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    It may soon start to look a lot like Christmas after an abnormally warm and lengthy fall season in the Texas Panhandle. Forecasts from the National Weather Service office in Amarillo are calling for chilly temperatures throughout the weekend, and even a chance at rain as well as the region's first snowfall of the year.

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  17. Borger ISD teacher arrested for alleged sexual contact with a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    The offense allegedly happened in 2013 and 2015, when Stiles was a second grade teacher at Gateway Elementary in Borger. If convicted of the second-degree felony offense, Stiles faces up to 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

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  18. Thrills and spills, but no chillsRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Two records were broken on Saturday: Maxwell's Pumpkin Farm, now in its ninth year of operation, saw more than 4,000 visitors while the Amarillo area endured temperatures in excess of 97 degrees. Molly Keys doesn't care much about the apple cannon shooting gallery or the corn maze at Maxwell's Pumpkin Farm.

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  19. Thrills and spills, but no chillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Two records were broken on Saturday: Maxwell's Pumpkin Farm, now in its ninth year of operation, saw more than 4,000 visitors while the Amarillo area endured temperatures in excess of 97 degrees. Molly Keys doesn't care much about the apple cannon shooting gallery or the corn maze at Maxwell's Pumpkin Farm.

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  20. Week 8: Big Ticket GamesRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Borger's biggest challenge at home will be slowing down Pampa's powerful passing attack. a- Panhandle at Stratford , 7 p.m.: This is an early matchup for at least a share of the District 1-2A Division I lead between two teams with similar approaches.

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