Panhandle Newswire (Page 6)

Panhandle Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Panhandle, TX. (Page 6)

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  1. Panhandle Pride responds to Orlando gay nightclub attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    A local group, Panhandle Pride, Inc., responded to the attack at an Orlando, Fla., gay nightclub that killed at least 50 people and injured at least 53 others. "The LGBT community in Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle is quite large per capita, so there's hardly any individual that can say they don't know someone who is part of the LGBTQA community," Panhandle Price, Inc., said in a statement to the Amarillo Globe-News.

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  2. Chamber of Commerce ready for summer celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    The Amarillo Chamber of Commerce is scheduled to host it's ninth annual Summer Celebration from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the chamber grounds Southwest 10th Avenue and South Polk Street as an opportunity for members to have fun and network. The Summer Celebration is a non-dues revenue event to raise money for the Chamber's basic operating costs, said Penni Bentley, senior communications director for the chamber.

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  3. AC executives told to avoid sending emails with sensitive infoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Top Amarillo College executives have been encouraged by legal counsel to exchange cell phone numbers and call one another rather than email or text sensitive information. The move comes as the college has come under scrutiny after an Amarillo Globe-News investigation uncovered through public information requests several instances of nepotism at the tax-funded institution.

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  4. Venom hosts home playoff game, faces Dodge City in rematchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    For the second time in two weeks, the Amarillo Venom will be hosting the Dodge City Law. This time, the third meeting between the Venom and the Law, which is set for 7:05 p.m. today at the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Cal Farley Coliseum, will be for the right to advance in the 2016 Champions Indoor Football playoffs.

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  5. Amarillo names 2 new department headsRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    At Tuesday's Amarillo City Council meeting, Interim City Manager Terry Childers introduced new Public Works Director Robert Patrick and new Utilities Director Russell Grubbs. Patrick previously served as city manager of Midland, according to a city of Amarillo news release.

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  6. Local keepers stave off sting of falling honey bee populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Sean Steffen / Amarillo Globe-News Jars of honey produced at the Creek House Honey Farm sit on a table as Paige Nester stands nearby on Sunday, June 5, 2016. Sean Steffen / Amarillo Globe-News Paige Nester carries a smoker used to calm honey bees when working in a hive on their farm Sunday, June 5, 2016.

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  7. Batson: Amarillo refugees - a burden or a blessing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Recently, a guest columnist for Amarillo Globe-News labeled refugees seeking safety in the Panhandle as "a tremendous burden." . In the well-intentioned article, the guest columnist poses the question, "How do these refugees make the Panhandle a better place for us?" First, many of the refugees are moms and dads seeking a safe place for their families.

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  8. AISD superintendent Dana West reflects on first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Dana West, Amarillo Independent School District's first female superintendent, is wrapping up her first year as the face of the Texas Panhandle's largest school district. And it has been an interesting year, with a battle over transgender bathroom access in schools, a problem-filled STAAR testing season and a failed lawsuit against the state's school finance system.

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  9. Meet Lauren Koski: To Amarillo by faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    If you're involved with Amarillo and the Panhandle's faith community, or if faith is something that plays a key role in your life, I'm your gal! My name is Lauren and I just moved here from California to report on faith, religion and human interest stories for the Amarillo Globe-News. I graduated just a month ago from California Baptist University in Riverside, Calif.

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  10. Rains grow great wheat crop, but global oversupply hurting producersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Kily Robinson checks his irrigation system as it waters about 75 acres of alfalfa on Wednesday. southeast of Amarillo.Robinson said moisture has been good this year and he had already harvested wheat crops in round bales for feed.

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  11. City announces free tire dumping programRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    The city of Amarillo and a local nonprofit community organization have teamed up to provide a citywide neighborhood scrap tire drop-off program in June. The illegal dumping of used tires is a health concern as disease-spreading mosquitoes lay eggs in the stagnant water within the tires, public health officials said.

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  12. Cowboys get to show off ranching skills in rodeoRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    The summer officially begins with the 29th annual Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo starting today and running through Saturday in the Amarillo National Center at the Amarillo Tri-State Fairgrounds. The unique rodeo is a tribute to West Texas heritage, while promoting and showcasing actual events that cowboys from 14 ranches among the Texas Panhandle, New Mexico and Oklahoma participate on a daily basis for the right to see who is the best.

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  13. The final countdown: Place 2 seat pool narrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    City Council members have narrowed to five a list of 14 applicants vying for a soon-to-be vacated seat. The council announced the finalists Tuesday, which include Lisa Blake, John Ingerson, James Lowder, Sandra Bussard McCartt and Clarence Thomas Warren II.

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  14. Amarillo remembers its military heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    A Caprock High School U.S. Marines Corps Junior ROTC cadet holds a folded American flag that was raised with others during an "Avenue of Flags" tribute to honor fallen veterans during a Memorial Day service Monday at Llano Cemetery. Col. Fred Harmon, U.S. Army Reserve and Lt.

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  15. More rain expected for Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    A flash flood watch was issued for the entire Texas Panhandle and was set to remain in effect until 1 a.m. Monday. A severe thunderstorm watch was also briefly put into effect for most of the Texas Panhandle.

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  16. Canyon man stays active through dog agility trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Sean Steffen / Amarillo Globe-News Reggie, owned by Vickie Ramsey of Borger, works his way through an obstacle Sunday, May 29, 2016 during the AOTC-Agility Trials at the Amarillo National Center. The event which is free for the public to watch will continue today.

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  17. NWS: Severe storms, flash flooding possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Many parts of the Texas Panhandle are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. and a flash flood watch until 1 a.m. Monday. The National Weather Service in Amarillo said strong to severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail, heavy rain and damaging winds are expected this afternoon and evening.

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  18. Amarillo Area Foundation awards $400K in scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    The Foundation received a record number of 649 completed applications this year. Of those, 291 students received or renewed their scholarship commitments, the foundation said in a news release.

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  19. Big solar, wind projects in Panhandle are delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Lincoln Clean Energy has yet to break ground on the 201 megawatt TX Nazareth Solar project in Castro County which was scheduled to go online in September, according to a review of documents from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. The project was initially estimated to cost at least $183 million and provide 100 megawatts of solar energy.

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  20. Rememberance events scheduled to celebrate Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    There are plenty of fun things to do this long holiday weekend in and around Amarcillo and the Panhandle, and here's just a few: Free air show: Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, Saturday and Sunday. www.cannon .af.mil The Salvation Army Texas Lone Star Brass Band ice cream social: 6 p.m. Amarillo VA Healthcare System, 6010 W. Amarillo Blvd. Free.

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