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  1. WT Bateman Team Partners with Tatum Tough Foundation on Campaign for Pediatric CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MyHighPlains.com

    The West Texas A&M Bateman team is teaming up with the Tatum Tough Foundation to raise awareness and funding for pediatric cancer on the High Plains. This year their client is With Purpose, a non-profit that inspires young people to raise awareness for the lack of funding and research for pediatric cancer.


  2. West Texas Wellness Center: Personal Weight Loss JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | MyHighPlains.com

    There is a special Offer for Studio 4 Audience. You can call to schedule a seat for a Free Gourmet Dinner Workshop on Thursday, February 22 entitled "Stress, Hormones, and Health the Real Secret to Belly Fat."


  3. Autopsy: Head trauma killed agent but what caused it unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | MyHighPlains.com

    A U.S. Border Patrol agent found severely hurt beside a remote West Texas highway along with his injured partner died of "blunt force trauma" to his head caused by an "undetermined manner of death," according to an autopsy report released Tuesday night. The report sheds little new light on how agent Rogelio Martinez was fatally injured.


  4. Statue of Quanah Parker Donated for Amarillo BeautificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | MyHighPlains.com

    During the Amarillo City Council meeting Tuesday, Jan. 30, the Council along with City administration accepted a gift of a bronze statue depicting Quanah Parker graciously donated by King and Dianne Hill. The sculpture was created by the late Jack Hill, King's father.


  5. After Driest Fall on Record, Texas Farmers Desperate for 'Liquid Gold'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | MyHighPlains.com

    As drought conditions worsen throughout the Lone Star State, farmers worry about their bottom line. Conditions in West Texas and the Panhandle have cotton growers like Steven Brosch doing their best versions of a "rain dance."


  6. Why are Texas' smaller utilities not cleaning up drinking water?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | MyHighPlains.com

    Several recent national studies have found dozens of public utilities in Texas that supply tens of thousands of people with drinking water that contains illegal levels of radiation, lead and arsenic. So how concerned should Texans be when they turn on the tap? For those who live in urban areas, not very.


  7. Continuing The Fight Against Breast CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | MyHighPlains.com

    The mission of Komen West Texas is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. Several months ago, Lubbock and Amarillo came together to form Komen West Texas.


  8. New Scholarship Available for Friona and Panhandle GraduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    The William and Mary Phipps Bandy Scholarship has been established to support students majoring in agriculture sciences or education at West Texas A&M University. Preference is given to high school graduates from Friona and Panhandle.


  9. 12TH Annual Caregivers Conference "Validation Techniques"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    The Area Agency on Aging of the Panhandle, along with AARP, Superior Health Plan, Sky West Assisted Living, North West Texas Hospital Senior Advantage, Olivia's Angels, BSA Hospice of the Southwest, Accolade Home Health and Hospice, Amerigroup, The Cottages, the Alzheimer's Association, Amarillo, College, Park Central, CORD Transportation, Brookdale Sleepy Hollow and West Texas AHEC Panhandle is excited to announce a free educational conference and CEU event for family or professional caregivers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Dr, Amarillo, Texas. This conference will include guest speaker Naomi Feil, M.S.W., A.C.S.W. Developer of Validation.


  10. West Texas Chefs' Table Hosts Pairing EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    West Texas Chef Table is a non-profit organization that focuses on raising money for area culinary art programs and scholarships. This year's event is "Reed's Winter Chef Social" on December 8 at Reed Beverage from 6 to 10 p.m. There will be live music provided by Brandon Todd, food from 12 local Chef's, professional photo booth by Nicole Dunnam and Wine, Beer and Mixed Cocktail provided by Reed Beverage.


  11. No known evidence of assault in Border Patrol agent deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    Less than a day after a Border Patrol agent died and another was badly injured in a November 18 incident in West Texas, President Donald Trump tweeted that "We will seek out and bring to justice those responsible. We will, and must, build the Wall!" The next day, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott offered a $20,000 reward for information in "this murder of" Border Patrol Agent Rogelio "Roger" Martinez, 36. "Help us catch this killer," he wrote on Twitter.


  12. WT Announces $1 Million Annual Gift for at Least the Next 80 Years; Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    Officials at West Texas A&M University today announced its largest gift in the University's 117-year history. Paul Engler and the Paul F. and Virginia J. Engler Foundation have agreed to donate at least $1 million a year for a period of no less than 80 years to the institution.


  13. TxDOT Recommends Interstate 27 Extension Feasibility StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    Efforts to extend Interstate 27 received a significant boost as the Texas Transportation Commission approved a plan that recommends feasibility study for extending I-27 from Lubbock to Laredo. "This is a big step for Ports-to-Plains and our goal to extend I-27.


  14. WT Football Drops Season Finale 21-17 to Western New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    West Texas A&M football fell in their season finale 21-17 to Western New Mexico Saturday afternoon at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium.


  15. Area-Wide Special Olympics Flag Football Competition At West Texas A&MRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    Special Olympics Texas Panhandle Area is hosting 39 athletes with intellectual disabilities from four local delegations for the annual Area 16 Flag Football Competition. To qualify for this event, teams have trained for a minimum of eight weeks.


  16. Mayors Come Together to Discuss Future of West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    The coalition of West Texas mayors held their second meeting this week to talk about the issues facing our part of the state. Nelson said the goal of the coalition is to make West Texas' voice louder so that lawmakers in Austin can hear them, and the best way to do that is through a unified voice.


  17. Perryton ISD Names Interim SuperintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    The Perryton ISD Board of Trustees met Tuesday night in a Special Meeting for personnel issues including interviewing candidates for the position of Interim Superintendent. Mr. Fulce has 26 years of education experience prior to his retirement in 2016.


  18. Lady Buff Soccer Wins LSC TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    West Texas A&M women's soccer nabbed a second half goal to beat 15th-ranked Angelo State 1-0 to the Lone Star Conference Tournament. In the 75th minute, Lady Buffs' Shanelle Arjoon tapped in a ball that was bouncing around inside the six yard box to score the game's only goal.


  19. Farewell Reception for St. Benedict Monastery SisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    Sister Marcella is 97 years old and is the last founding member of St. Benedict Monastery, which began as a mission house of St. Scholastica Monastery in 1971. The Benedictine Sisters of Fort Smith, Ark.


  20. WTAMU to Re-Create Historic Devil's Kitchen Photo to Benefit Amarillo CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    When a five-member state commission charged with selecting a location for a proposed West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College visited the Texas Panhandle area in June of 1917, local leaders entertained the group with a delicious barbecue at Devil's Kitchen near the area now known as River Falls. A panoramic photograph captured the event, showing 87 men, many dressed in coats and ties, posing for the historic moment.


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