Potter County Newswire

Potter County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Potter County, TX.

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  1. Prepayment for indigent care 'good' for involved partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Amarillo.com

    ... expire in 2021, the hospital district provides indigent care funds to Northwest for residents of Amarillo and Potter County, and related property taxes were suspended. The board voted in May to extend the contract another 15 years. Please Note: You ...

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  2. Man charged with deadly conductRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Amarillo.com

    Morris Sonny Gladden Jr., 20, has been arrested and charged with Deadly Conduct, a third degree felony, and has been booked into the Potter County Detention Center, police report. Gladden was stopped for a traffic violation on July 14, and at that time police discovered Gladden was in possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  3. Man arrested in connection to San Jacinto homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KSWO

    ... was killed. Authorities secured a warrant charging Gladden with deadly conduct and later booked him into the Potter County Detention Center. Wilson was shot multiple times in a San Jacinto neighborhood , and was later taken to a hospital where he ...

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  4. Potter County Grass fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A downed power line and grass fire in Potter County maybe to blame for a power outage that effected nearly two thousand customers early Monday morning.

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  5. What they are saying about Governor Abbott's Police Protection ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | EParis Extra

    Captain John Coffee Of The Potter County Sheriff's Department Said He Believes Law Enforcement Will Be "100% Behind" The Police Protection Act. "I think the law enforcement community will be 100% behind this and I believe the legislators will be behind this.

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  6. Body recovered in lake near search for missing 7-year-old Amarillo girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... The search also has expanded west past Ross Street. APD and many other agencies are included in the search. Potter County, Randall County, Hutchinson County, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Department of Public Safety, and the Texas Department of ...

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  7. Man wanted in Texas for sex offenses arrested in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... Tommy Dale Sells Jr. was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon in Albuquerque. They say Sells was wanted by the Potter County Sherriff's Office in Amarillo, Texas on suspicion of two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child under age 14 and two ...

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  8. Man wanted in Amarillo for sex offenses arrested in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Amarillo.com

    ... Tommy Dale Sells Jr. was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon in Albuquerque. They say Sells was wanted by the Potter County Sherriff's Office in Amarillo, Texas on suspicion of two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child under age 14 and two ...

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  9. 'Cite and release' research earns praise for Amarillo lawyer Jeff BlackburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Amarillo.com

    Amarillo lawyer Jeff Blackburn received recognition from the State Bar Association for his research on reforming the Potter County misdemeanor system. Michael Schumacher / Amarillo Globe-News Amarillo attorney Jeff Blackburn received the prestigious .......... award for ...........Blackburn poses for a photograph at his Amarillo office Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

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  10. Abernathy helps in creation of '3 Redneck Tenors'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    He says his first visit to the town helped him create the show which now tours all over the country. Potter County has the highest rate of gonorrhea in the state per capita, and now the disease is starting to become resistant to the drugs that can cure it.

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  11. DPS: Bicycle rider struck and killed by drunk driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Amarillo.com

    A bicycle rider was struck and killed by a vehicle on Sunday on an Interstate 40 westbound access road in Potter County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Gerald Seitz Jr., 59, of Bushland was on a bicycle traveling westbound on the access road about three miles west of Bushland when he was struck from behind by the vehicle driven by Davis and killed.

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  12. Texas Department of Public Safety increases reward for fugitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... area, according to reports. He has also lived in Fresno, Calif. "Sells has four warrants for his arrest out of Potter County, including two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14 and two counts of indecency with a child, contact," a ...

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  13. An update on 13 downtown Amarillo development projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Amarillo.com

    ... ground floor by the downtown Embassy Suites for valet parking. Another 150 parking spots will be reserved for Potter County, leaving 450 spaces for paid use by the general public. However, the spaces set aside for Potter County likely will be ...

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  14. Potter, Randall counties see uptick in voter interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Amarillo.com

    More Potter and Randall county residents will likely register to vote in November's presidential election than in previous cycles, and county officials are stressing that now is the time for residents to make sure their registrations are up to date. As of July 15, 82,827 Randall County residents were registered to vote, a number that's already higher than the 78,657 total voters registered for the November 2012 general election.

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  15. Marijuana found on driver sleeping inside car early FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Authorities say an out-of-state driver who fell asleep in his car had nearly five pounds of marijuana in his possession. The Potter County Sheriff's Office said the parked car was spotted seven miles north of Amarillo on SH-287 just after 4 a.m. Friday.

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  16. Hundreds pray for peace and unity at vigilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KSWO

    ... to sacrifice and back us," said Amarillo resident, Ashley Duschl. "It's not division, it's unification." Potter County Sheriff, Brian Thomas and Randall County Sheriff, Joel Richardson offered words from the bible -- hoping everyone in our community ...

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  17. Hundreds pray for Amarillo's officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Amarillo.com

    Several hundred people attend a law enforcement prayer vigil organized by Floyd and Deborah Evens on Wednesday at Randall County Sheriff's Office. Officers from Randall County, Potter County, Amarillo Police Department, Canyon Police Department, Texas Department of Public Safety and Amarillo College gathered at the vigil.

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  18. One man arrested after breaking into Amarillo homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | KSWO

    ... on a Public Servant, Assault Causing Bodily Injury, and Criminal Trespass of a Habitation and booked into the Potter County Detention Center.

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  19. APD officer assaulted while apprehending trespass suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Amarillo.com

    ... on a public servant, assault causing bodily injury and criminal trespass of a habitation. He was booked into Potter County jail. Please Note: You may have disabled JavaScript and/or CSS. Although this news content will be accessible, certain ...

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  20. Sound of gunshots lead police to drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Amarillo.com

    ... possession of marijuana greater than 2 ounces, but less than or equal to 4 grams. Villalobos was booked into Potter County jail and the other subjects were released. Officers continue to investigate the gunshots, but no injuries have been reported. ...

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