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  1. Perryton man charged for murder after accident kills 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 |

    A Gray County crash four miles west of Pampa on Saturday left a teenage girl dead, and her sister and parents injured after a driver fleeing police crossed into oncoming traffic and collided with their vehicle. Texas Department of Public Safety reported Jose Martinez Jr., 39, of Perryton, was booked into Gray County Jail on charges of murder - a first degree felony; intoxication assault - a third degree felony; and evading in a motor vehicle causing serious bodily injury - a third degree felony.


  2. Thomas headed to Ring of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 |

    Thomas will be inducted Oct. 22 into the prestigious Texas Tech football Ring of Honor prior to kickoff of the Tech-Oklahoma game at AT&T Jones Stadium. Thomas will be the fifth Red Raider enshrined into the Ring of Honor joining Donny Anderson of Stinnett, Gabe Rivera, E.J. Holub and Dave Parks.


  3. Upbeat Pampa coach pumps life into Harvesters programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 |

    Yet that is what Greg Poynor is continuing to do at Pampa High School, entering his third season as the head coach of the Harvesters football program. The late Dennis Cavalier's legacy started from the very minute he and his wife moved to Pampa from Chickasha, Okla., in 1987.


  4. Beilue: Football's rhythm begins to beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 |

    Sean Steffen / Amarillo Globe-News Canadian head coach Chris Koetting oversees the first team practice Monday, August 1, 2016 in Wildcat Stadium. Sean Steffen / Amarillo Globe-News Lafors High School football players get some running in during their practice Monday, August 1, 2016.


  5. Bluegrass returns to Old MobeetieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 |

    Festivities open at 6 p.m. Friday at the courthouse square in Old Mobeetie, located about 33 miles east of Pampa off of Texas Highway 152. The lineup includes Garland Blocker & Blue Tradition, Bobby Giles and Music Mountain, The Larry Ford Band, That Bluegrass Band, Mustang Ramblers, The Swaim Sisters and Texas Pearl Snaps.


  6. Fire north of Pampa has already burned 11,250 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 |

    Over a dozen fire departments have been battling a grass fire that started 30 miles north of Pampa where it has scorched 11,250-acres of land. The Chisum Ranch fire started near Highway 70 at approximately 2 p.m. on Monday and had "pretty much gone in every direction at different points," said Renee Alexander-Tyler, a dispatcher for the Roberts County Sheriff's Office.


  7. Beilue: Summer football tradition losing the battle to the cyber-jungleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 |

    There was a time when Christmas used to come in early July, when the present would be sitting there, all unwrapped in the magazine rack at the grocery store, or my uncle would have one perched on the dash of his pickup. It was stiff and glossy.


  8. Clarendon College to offer grants to prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 |

    Clarendon College is one of 67 colleges and universities across the nation - and one of nine from Texas - chosen to participate in an experimental federal program offering Pell grants to prisoners. The college is partnering with two Texas Panhandle prison units as part of the Obama administrations' Second Chance Pell pilot program, which will provide grants to roughly 12,000 adults incarcerated in U.S. prisons.


  9. 'Cheesy' event draws hundreds to FrionaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 |

    A celebration once derided by critics as a "cheesy" event has become a top fundraiser for the Friona Chamber of Commerce, a city of about 3,800 located 71 miles southwest of Amarillo on U.S. Highway 60. Now in its 11th year, the Friona Cheeseburger Festival, scheduled for July 16, has grown from three or four cooking teams and one or two vendor booths to 20 teams and an average annual attendance of 2,500 to 3,000 people. "It's a celebration of our area," said Chris Alexander with the Friona Chamber of Commerce.


  10. Four Pampa officers to receive award for valorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 |

    Four Pampa police officers have been recognized for their valor during an incident in January 2015 where one officer was shot and his brothers in blue pulled him to safety while exchanging fire with an armed suspect. The 2015 State of Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Awards recognized Pampa police Lt.


  11. Pampa man charged in mother's homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 |

    A Pampa man has been booked on a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting death of his mother, who was found dead Tuesday in the backyard of her home in Pampa. At 2:07 p.m., a neighbor of Margaret Mason, 69, went to check on her and found her back door open and signs of foul play, including a significant amount of blood, authorities said.


  12. Homicide being investigated in PampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 |

    Pampa police are investigating an apparent homicide after finding a dead body in a home on the 600 block of North Lowry Street Tuesday afternoon. Police were called to the home at 2:07 p.m. by a neighbor of the victim.


  13. Athletes of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 |

    The only Shamrock entry at the state meet, he ran a time of 38.56 seconds to earn a gold medal in the Class 2A 300-meter hurdles, almost a full second ahead of the silver medalist, Canadian's Chance Cook. Williams appears to have come by his talent honestly, as his mother Pam Morgan was a gold medalist for Shamrock in the 300 hurdles and triple jump in the 1995 state meet.


  14. Lahnert: 'It's awesome': Wheelchair athletes reap benefits from competingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 |

    Pampa junior Lauren Pingel had just completed her six throws in the girls sitting shot put Friday morning at the University Interscholastic League State Track and Field Meet. "Not good," Pingel said, her voice oozing with a disappointment.


  15. Mother-daughter duo to graduate togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 |

    It was author Catherine Pulsifer who said, "A mother's treasure is her daughter." But in this case the saying goes both ways for Juquita Austin and her daughter, Kaytie Ammons.


  16. Photos: Day 2 at the State Track and Field MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 |

    White Deer's Hadley Freeman makes an attempt in the Class 1A pole vault during the 2016 UIL state track and field meet Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Mike A. Myers Track Complex in Austin. Clarendon's Bryce Grahn competes in the Class 2A 3200 meter run during the 2016 UIL state track and field meet Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Mike A. Myers Track Complex in Austin.


  17. Canyon, Randall to battle for district crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 |

    For the Canyon and Randall softball teams, it all comes down to a final regular season game to set the tone going into the playoffs. While both have clinched postseason berths, the Lady Eagles and the Lady Raiders will face off for the District 3-5A title at 4:30 today at Randall.


  18. Unimproved tracts bring over $4,500 per acre in auctionRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 |

    In a market thought to be between $3,000 and $4,000 per acre, Clift Land Auctions' multi parcel auction process pushed the mark higher to average over $4,500 per acre. These unimproved tracts were part of two land auctions held on Tuesday, March 29th, one in White Deer, Texas and the other in Clarendon, Texas.


  19. Area soccer squads look to advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 |

    Eight area playoff teams will square off today, with five of those making playoff debuts after earning byes in the bidistrict round. The Caprock boys are back in the area round of the playoffs for the seventh consecutive season after winning the District 3-5A championship and earning a first round bye.


  20. Winds whip up wildfires across the Texas PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 |

    Fire departments across the Texas Panhandle were spread thin on Wednesday as wildfires erupted sporadically throughout multiple counties, causing evacuations, destroying multiple homes and closing highways. The Gray County Emergency Manager requested an immediate evacuation of areas in the western half of Pampa as well as portions of the north as of press time.


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