Potter County Newswire (Page 7)

Potter County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Potter County, TX. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 1,264 in Potter County, TX

  1. Man arrested for DWI after hitting utility pole, tree, and injuring motoryclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    ... g injuries. McDonald was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries and was then arrested and booked in the Potter County Detention Center on the DWI charges.

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  2. Majority rules: 3 women sworn in to Amarillo City Council for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Five new Amarillo city council members took a seat behind the dais at City Hall just a few moments before 5 p.m. Tuesday. For the first time in the city's history, the council features women as its majority, including its first black councilwoman, Freda Powell.

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  3. Majority rules: Three women sworn in to Amarillo City Council for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Five new Amarillo city council members took a seat behind the dais at City Hall just a few moments before 5 p.m. Tuesday. For the first time in the city's history, the council features women as its majority, including its first black councilwoman, Freda Powell.

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  4. City of Amarillo: 2 cases of mumps reported in Randall CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Two cases of mumps in Randall County have been reported to the City of Amarillo Department of Public Health, according to a city news release. Mumps is a virus that is best known for the puffy cheeks and swollen jaw it causes as a result of swollen glands in the mouth, according to the release.

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Amarillo have gone up in value this year. "In Randall county they've gone up probably about 5.5 percent, and Potter County is going to be a little less than that," said Jeffrey Dagley, PRAD's Chief Appraiser. "A lot of that is new construction, too; ...

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  6. Amarillo's Peace Officers Memorial Day RemembranceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... Today's memorial featured an honor guard comprised of Amarillo Police, local DPS troopers, and Randall and Potter County Sheriff's Office Representatives. The largest gathering is in Washington D.C. where as many as 45,000 law enforcement officers ...

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  7. Amarillo's taxing entities may not see big windfalls from hike in property valueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    ... the street and public safety bond initiatives approved on the November ballot, according to city documents. Potter County saw an actual decrease in taxable value of new property, dropping from about $129.4 million to $120 million, according to ...

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  8. Monday Briefing for May 15, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    ... hree females. In addition, the elected official conducting the oath of office ceremony for the council will be Potter County Judge Nancy Tanner - another female elected official in Amarillo.

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  9. Public Meetings for the week of May 15, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    ... City Council: 4 p.m. City Hall, Council Chambers, third floor, 509 S.E. Seventh Ave. After a work session, Potter County Judge Nancy Tanner will administer oaths of office for new councilmembers, which will be preceded by remarks from outgoing ...

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  10. Rainwater harvesting workshop is Saturday in AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    A Rainwater Harvesting Workshop will be held May 13 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo. World-renowned rain harvester Billy Kniffen, retired AgriLife Extension water resource associate from Menard, will be the special guest presenter, said Austin Voyles, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent for Potter County.

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  11. Crime Stoppers seeks public help locating man wanted on assault chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    The Amarillo Police Department and Amarillo Crime Stoppers are asking for the public's help in locating their weekly fugitive, Kale James Friemel, who is wanted on a warrant out of Potter County for allegedly assaulted a family member. Friemel, 34, is wanted for a warrant of assault of a family member - impeding breath or circulation, a third-degree felony under the Texas Penal Code.

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  12. Fugitive of the Week Wanted for Choking Family MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    Friemel is wanted out of Potter County. He has a warrant for Assault of a Family Member- Impede Breathing or Circulation.

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  13. Crime Stoppers seeks public help locating man wanted for assaulting a family memberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    The Amarillo Police Department and Amarillo Crime Stoppers are asking for the public's help in locating their weekly fugitive, Kale James Friemel, who is wanted on a warrant out of Potter County after he assaulted a family member. Friemel, 34, is wanted for a warrant of assault of a family member - impeding breath or circulation, a third-degree felony under the Texas Penal Code.

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  14. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    Joanie Ivy was arrested by the Randall County Sheriff's Office and booked into the Randall County Jail awaiting extradition to Potter County.

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  15. Potter County Sheriff's kick off bye-bye boot campRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    On May 10, about 100 high school girls participated in the Bye-Bye Boot Camp that helps prepare them for life on their own after graduation. The Potter County Sheriff's Office has thrown this day long boot camp in hopes to teach students from River Road and Bushland High Schools defense tactics and situational awareness "A lot of these girls will go off to college.

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  16. Woman arrested in March murder-for-hire plotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Another person has been arrested in connection with the foiled murder-for-hire plot uncovered in March, according to Amarillo Police Department. Joanie Kay Ivy was arrested by Randall County authorities and is awaiting extradition to Potter County after being charged with tampering with a witness, a third-degree felony.

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  17. $40K in equipment stolen from Potter County fire truckRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    A Potter County fire truck was broken into in Swisher County either Monday night or Tuesday morning, resulting in more than $40,000 of equipment, including the Jaws of Life, storage bags, and generators, being stolen from a locked storage area in the truck. More than $40,000 worth of equipment was stolen from a Potter County Fire Department truck that was in Happy for repairs, according to the Swisher County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. $3.4 million water study to help prep for Amarillo's future water needsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... is critical in that process." The city is working now to install more pipelines and expand the storage of the Potter County well fields, increasing the amount of water available each day from 20 million to 30 million gallons. "It's very essential ...

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  19. Food insecurity exists across the entire Texas PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Every county in the Texas Panhandle has residents who are suffering from food insecurity, according to the 2017 Map the Meal Gap report just published by Feeding America The severity of food insecurity varies across the region's 29 counties, fluctuating above and below the average of 14.6 percent across all counties, according to the High Plains Food Bank. The report found that overall, food insecurity in our region ranges from a low of 7.8 percent for the population in Deaf Smith County up to 19.3 percent in Cottle County."

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  20. Yelling for a mandate: Amarillo voters don't want a repeat of previous councilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Sally Jennings reacts to her husband, Gary, showing her the early voting results for Potter County. Strong early poll numbers helped Jennings secure a seat on the Amarillo College Board of Trustees alongside incumbents Jay Barrett and Michele Fortunato.

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