Potter County Newswire (Page 8)

Potter County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Potter County, TX. (Page 8)

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  1. Candidates for Potter County Attorney visit The Early ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | KSWO

    Republican candidates for Potter County Attorney, Len Walker and incumbent Scott Brumley visited the studio for one last chance to be seen by the voters. They were asked, crimes in Amarillo are changing with as the years go by, how will you progress as an attorney in office and will you change how you prosecute crimes? Both candidates were given one minute to answer the question.

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  2. 1 killed in Adams St. wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    ... d was apprehended approximately two blocks away," Laur said. The driver of the Cadillac died at the scene, and Potter County Justice of the Peace Gary L. Jackson ordered an autopsy to be performed Tuesday.

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  3. Amarillo goes against the political grainRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    ... tally shows a total of 14,695 votes cast in Potter and Randall counties during the 11-day early voting period. Potter County saw 4,441 take to the polls, while 10,254 did the same in Randall County. There are 52,538 registered voters in Potter ...

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  4. Down and dirty: Residents shred at Sand DragsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    ... that I come here," Sheets said. The first year she came, she said there were more than 10,000 people. In 2010, Potter County began following changes to the Mass Gatherings Act, which Sand Drags organizers said made the event too expensive to host, ...

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  5. Our Town events for Wednesday, March 02, 2016Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    ... more information, visit www.pctmn.org , call Joanne at 806-356-9540 or email [email protected] . The four Potter County Extension Clubs will sponsor a Membership Tea from 2 to 4 p.m. on March 15 at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Potter County ...

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  6. Man arrested, dog shot during searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Police, SWAT officers and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers executed a search warrant at 1636 N.W. 18th Ave., Unit 1. Officers found four guns, including an AK-47 reported stolen in Potter County and two pistols reported stolen in Amarillo. During the search, a large dog tried to bite a SWAT officer who was chasing someone who had fled from the apartment, police said.

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  7. Authorities release men arrested in Greyhound bus bomb threat caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Two men who were arrested and placed on an immigration hold after allegedly making terroristic threats on a Greyhound bus are no longer behind bars. Mohammed Atif Chotri, 34, of Somerset, Mass., and Singh Daljeet, 30, of Indianapolis, were initially booked into Potter County jail Sunday on suspicion of making terroristic threats.

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  8. Man gets 15 years for DUI deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    An Amarillo man was sentenced to 15 years in prison nearly three years after he was arrested and charged in a fatal drunken driving incident downtown on Polk Street. Earlier this week in 181st District Court, Billy Don "B.D." Ware, 39, pleaded guilty to a charge of intoxication manslaughter in the 2013 incident that killed Mary Nancy Encinias, a 61-year-old custodial foreman for Potter County.

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  9. Candidates shell out for last leg of racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    With one week left before Super Tuesday voting and only 1,866 residents having cast their votes in Potter County, many races are still up for grabs as the candidates are making their final pitches. In Potter County, a total of 1,520 people have voted early in the Republican primary and 346 people have voted in the Democratic race.

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  10. Three indicted for January murder in AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | KSWO

    ... dates for Erika Bautista Hudson, James Propsom, and Michael Moore have not been set. All three remain in the Potter County Jail. Their bonds are set at $1,000,000 apiece. The Special Crimes Unit found Cooper slumped in a car on the night of Jan. 6, ...

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  11. Men in Panhandle bomb threat case on immigration status holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Atif Chotri, 34, of Somerset, Mass., and Singh Daljeet, 30, of Indianapolis, were initally booked into Potter County jail on charges of making terroristic threats. However, an immigration hold has been placed on the men, and they will be moved to ...

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  12. Sand drags drag on: Yearly gathering struggles with increased regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Each year during the last weekend in February, as many as 10,000 people crowd the Canadian River near the U.S. Highway 287 overpass, about 20 miles north of Amarillo, to ride ATV's, show off their tricked-out Jeeps and modified pickups and have a good time. The number of people who attend the annual gathering, which will mark its 43rd year later this week, has dwindled since 2010 when Potter County began following changes to the Mass Gatherings Act, which sand drag organizers said made the event too expensive to host.

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  13. Police: Shoplifter arrested after returning to storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    ... to be driving, Walmart employees told police Villareal had returned to the store. Villareal was booked into Potter County jail on charges including his parole violation warrant, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, evading ...

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  14. Men in Greyhound bomb threat case placed on immigration holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Two men arrested on terroristic threat charges allegedly made on a Greyhound bus Sunday afternoon are being transferred to Randall County jail as federal agents investigate their immigration statuses. Mohammed Atif Chotri, 34, of Summerset, Mass., and Singh Daljeet, 30, of Indianapolis, were initally booked into Potter County jail on charges of making terroristic threats.

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  15. Two arrested in bus bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | KSWO

    Dozens of Greyhound passengers traveling through Amarillo are now back on their way after a bomb threat delayed their trip and closed down part of I-40 for three hours Sunday afternoon. The Potter County Sheriff's Office said no bomb was found inside the Greyhound bus.

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  16. 2 arrested in bus bomb threat on I-40Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Law enforcement officials arrested two passengers Sunday after a bomb threat aboard a Greyhound bus traveling on eastbound Interstate 40 through Amarillo. Potter County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy David Johnson said two men were arrested on terroristic threat charges in the case.

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  17. Early voters slow to turn outRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    With 10 days until Election Day, early voting for the March 1 primary has gotten off to a modest start. A total of 1,074 people have cast their votes during the first four days of early voting in Potter County, elections administrator Melynn Huntley said.

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  18. Prosecutors 'stunned' with similarities in manslaughter casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    A man was indicted on a manslaughter charge in an incident that shares a bizarre number of similarities with a homicide case from 2010. Earlier this month, a Potter County grand jury indicted Kameron Shaun Peeks, 30. in a death that occurred Nov. 9 near the Canadian River bridge and U.S. Highway 87. Investigators said Peeks struck Tammy Lorene Strout, 31, with a vehicle.

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  19. Select early voting centers stay open this weekendRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Potter County will keep the Santa Fe Building open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. County branch locations will be open from noon to 5 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday Randall County will keep the Election Administration Office in Canyon and the Randall County Annex open for early voting from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

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  20. Pipeline repairs could cost $8.5MRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Solving the problem of a failing aqueduct could cost the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority up to about $8.5 million, and that's before the results of a pending survey of more pipeline. The CRMWA board of directors held a special meeting Thursday to decide how to address early survey results of the 72-inch pipeline north of Amarillo.

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