Potter County Newswire (Page 3)

Potter County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Potter County, TX. (Page 3)

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  1. United Way report shows a divide in Potter, Randall countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | Amarillo.com

    According to the 2017 United Way of Amarillo & Canyon Community Status Report, "I-40, metaphorically, represents the great American socioeconomic divide." The population of Randall County increased by 1.6 percent - 2,049 people - in one year while the population in Potter County remained virtually stagnant.

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  2. United Way Reports 'Staggering' Suicide Rate in Randall CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | MyHighPlains.com

    The United Way released their annual Community Status Report on Friday with the booklet highlighting the 'dramatic increase' in the suicide rate in Randall County. It's a staggering change compared to Potter County which saw a 34.4% decrease in the same time period.

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  3. Editorial: The game is almost over for Potter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | Amarillo.com

    It is good for Potter County that it has reached a lease agreement with San Jacinto Christian Academy for Potter County Memorial Stadium. However, time is going to eventually run out - and the county is going to have to determine what to do with its aging and deteriorating stadium.

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  4. Developers Seek TIRZ Tax RebatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... are capped over 10 years. After that time, the reimbursements will end and the taxing entities, the city, Potter County, Amarillo College, and the water district will retain all of the taxes, which would conceivably be more because of the ...

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  5. Field of dreams: San Jacinto looking at ways to utilize aging Potter County Memorial StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | Amarillo.com

    With San Jacinto Christian Academy cemented as the lessors of Potter County Memorial Stadium for the next five years, the possibilities of what the stadium could accommodate seem endless to school officials. "She used to be the queen of Amarillo," he said.

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  6. First-day election turnout low, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | Amarillo.com

    Potter County is using new Verity voting machines, the same machines Randall County in now using, in early voting that started Monday. In the county, 122 people came to vote on the first day.

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  7. Potter County commissioners hear downtown TIRZ proposals; City Council could act todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 23 | Amarillo.com

    Potter County Commissioners on Monday heard the proposal for a Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1 reimbursement for the owners of two buildings currently under construction downtown.

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  8. Potter County, San Jacinto agree on 5-year lease of Potter County Memorial StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 23 | Amarillo.com

    The days of watching baseballs fly over Potter County Memorial Stadium's outfield fence are still ahead as San Jacinto Christian Academy will continue to call the stadium home for the at least the next five years. A lease, which was backdated to be effective Oct. 1, was approved by the Potter County Commissioners during their regularly scheduled meeting Monday.

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  9. Early Voting Underway Across TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 23 | MyHighPlains.com

    Seven precincts in Potter County are voting on a sales tax increase of two-percent to pay for operations like the fire department. In Tulia, voters are deciding on a $13 million bond that would be for construction and updates to the school campuses.

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  10. Editorial: Monday Briefing for Oct. 23, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 22 | Amarillo.com

    ... on the ballot. In the constitutional amendment election in 2015, just a tad more than 9,100 people voted in Potter County, and just more than 17,200 in Randall County. For comparison's sake, 28,651 voted for president in Potter County in the 2016 ...

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  11. Election Guide: Nov. 7 Potter County sample ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 21 | Amarillo.com

    ... and other financial institutions to award prizes by lot to promote savings." Authorizing the creation of the Potter County Assistance District No. 1 and the imposition of a sales and use tax at the rate of 2 percent for the purpose of financing the ...

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  12. Election Guide: Rural Randall County voters to decide on legalizing liquor salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 21 | Amarillo.com

    ... the same, but the number of minor in consumption and public intoxication offenses were cut in half. Voters in Potter County Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 approved a similar measure in November 2015, erasing a dry pocket in west Amarillo where ...

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  13. Election Guide: Potter commissioners try again to pass tax to help first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 21 | Amarillo.com

    Voters in a portion of rural Potter County will again choose whether they want to add a sales tax for fire protection after a previous attempt was extinguished at the ballot box in 2014. On the Nov. 7 ballot is the creation of a 2 percent sales tax for the unincorporated areas of the county that officials say will be used to buy equipment for the county's volunteer fire department.

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  14. Election Guide: Amarillo Isd seeks $100M for classroom, safety upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 21 | Amarillo.com

    ... Amarillo ISD property owner and the district's representative on the Potter-Randall County Appraisal District Potter County Board of Directors - had publicly questioned voter education efforts. He also said he wasn't concerned by recent preliminary ...

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  15. Public meetings for the week of Oct. 22, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 21 | Amarillo.com

    Potter County Commissioners' Court: 9 a.m. Potter County Courthouse, 500 S. Fillmore St. The board will review, comment upon and consider for approval Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1 incentive proposals for the development of the Woolworth Building and Levine Building downtown.

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  16. City partners for Latino HIV awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    The City of Amarillo's Public Health department has partnered with Haven Health to bring awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS to the Hispanic and Latino populations in Potter and Randall counties, according to a city news release. As part of the partnership, the community is invited to attend an '80s-themed Zumbathon and resource fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Amarillo Civic Center Complex North Exhibit Hall.

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  17. Potter County deputies find body; no foul play suspectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Potter County Sheriff's Office deputies found a body inside a fireworks stand along Interstate 40 on Wednesday morning but no foul play is suspected, according to a sheriff's office news release. At about 9:25 a.m., the sheriff's office received a phone call from members of a surveying company working in the area of I-40 and Helium Road who reported locating a body located inside a fireworks stand at that location.

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  18. Dixon, at heart of 2012 Sonnier murder plot, sued for malpractice, may be in court next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... and lawyers for both parties met Tuesday in a hearing in a Randall County court. Though the case originated in Potter County, attorneys for Dixon and the plaintiff, Brenda Mitchell, were in 251st District Court in Canyon due to the timing of the ...

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  19. 2 Georgia men arrested for drug possession in Potter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Two people have been arrested after officials say they discovered high grade marijuana and THC wax in their car during a traffic stop. After searching the vehicle with the help of a K-9, officials say the deputy found around 160 pounds of high grade marijuana and two pounds of THC wax.

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  20. Potter County deputy finds 106 pounds of high-grade marijuana during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    A Potter County Sheriff's Office deputy found approximately 160 pounds of high-grade marijuana and two pounds of THC wax during a traffic stop Tuesday on Interstate 40. A pair of Georgia men were arrested Tuesday after a Potter County Sheriff's Office deputy made a traffic stop on Interstate 40 near mile marker 56 just west of Bushland, according to the Potter County Sheriff's Office. At about 6:30 p.m., the deputy stopped a white 2016 Dodge pickup for unspecified traffic violations on I-40, according to a PCSO news release.

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