Randall County Newswire

Randall County Newswire

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

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  1. Lake, playa E. coli levels safeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    ... the playa's edges far from its usual size, reaching homes and other structures on Southwest 77th Avenue in Randall County but outside the city limits. The water covered residential wells and septic tanks and their drainage fields as well as a city ...

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  2. Woman speaks after release in slaying caseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    An Amarillo woman on Tuesday spoke out against Randall County's handling of the capital murder investigation against her and her subsequent release from all charges. Katie Phipps, formerly Spielbauer, said in an exclusive interview with AGN-TV she has received death threats since being released from jail July 21. Randall County Criminal District Attorney James Farren's office charged Phipps, 30, in the killing Robin Diane Spielbauer, 32, the ex-wife of Katie's then-husband Jeremy Spielbauer.

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  3. Capital murder charge dropped against Amarillo womanRead the original story

    Monday | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... Spielbauer divorced after she was arrested and jailed. She's returned to using her maiden name, Katie Phipps. Randall County District Attorney James Farren said last week that cellphone tracking records provided overwhelming evidence that Phipps was ...

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  4. DA: Cell tower data key in dropping murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Amarillo.com

    ... slaying. "All we can say is that she was southeast of the tower. Helium Road is southwest of the tower," said Randall County Criminal District Attorney James Farren. "There's no way to get to Helium Road, murder Robin and get back to her house (on ...

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  5. 2 shot, 1 juvenile stabbed in Saturday altercations near City View elementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Amarillo.com

    ... the scene, the release said. Authorities said that later that afternoon, at about 5:52 p.m., APD officers and Randall County Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Alexandria and Springfield avenues on a report of a verbal dispute, related ...

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  6. No charges filed in 3 WT rape casesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Amarillo.com

    ... of Public Safety lab and have not filed charges, WT Victim Assistance Coordinator Meri Lyn Odell said. The Randall County Criminal District Attorney's Office refused one case for insufficient evidence, and a Randall County grand jury declined to ...

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  7. City Prepares to Initiate Pumping Efforts at Greenways PlayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... the discharge pipes installed by day's end. The City of Amarillo continues to work in close coordination with Randall County Judge Ernie Houdeshell to ensure the safety of residents in the area. Other pumping efforts across the City remain active.

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  8. Fitch Rates Canyon Isd, TX's Ult Bonds 'Aaa' TX PSF/'Aa' Underlying; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Business Wire

    ... its upcoming capital improvement plans. The district is located along the southern border of Amarillo in Randall County, serving a 720-square mile area that is largely rural with roughly 54,000 residents. The city of Amarillo is a regional hub that ...

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  9. Sanford double murder suspect moved to different Texas jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WRAL.com

    Billy Jo McLean, 54, remains in custody in Randall County, Texas, which is south of Amarillo in the Texas panhandle. Rus L. Bailey, who was appointed to represent McLean through the extradition process, says McLean was moved to the Randall County jail from a facility in Oldham County because he is not doing well physically.

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  10. Capital Murder Charges Dropped Against Katie Spielbauer, Still a SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... believed they had a slam-dunk case when they arrested Katie Spielbauer for the death of Robin Spielbauer. Randall County DA James Farren says there's overwhelming evidence katie was with her son the night of the murder. Randall County DA James ...

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  11. Murder charge dismissed in Helium Road slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Randall County will dismiss a capital murder charge against an Amarillo woman accused of shooting her husband's ex-wife to death in April 2014 on a dirt road west of the Amarillo city limits. At a Tuesday morning news conference, Randall County Criminal District Attorney James Farren said investigators reviewed GPS cellphone tracking records of Katie Spielbauer's son, Diego, and determined that Katie and her son were together the night of the slaying, April 7, 2014.

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  12. Two Amarillo Officers Hurt After Patrol Cars are Hit During Monday Night StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... he hospital. The driver and only occupant of the Montero showed signs of intoxication. He was booked into the Randall County Jail for DUI.

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  13. Hazard mitigation plan gets provisional FEMA approvalRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Amarillo.com

    The multi-jurisdictional plan was approved through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Texas Division of Emergency Management. The plan must be updated and re-approved every five years for Potter and Randall counties to receive hazard mitigation grant funding in the future.

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  14. Canyon 8-year-old's recipe featured at Cheddar'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Amarillo.com

    ... remain on the menu for about six weeks, Sullivan said. Jara is the daughter of Stephanie and Brad Hufnagle, a Randall County sheriff's deputy, and the younger sister of Bailey, 17, and Cadie, 14.

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  15. Pedestrian deaths raise safety questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Amarillo.com

    ... of speed and our population being vulnerable, and a lot of the drivers not paying attention," she said. Randall County Criminal District Attorney James Farren said in such cases prosecutors typically look at whether the driver engaged in some sort ...

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  16. Amarillo Citizens for Local Government leaders pen letter advocating for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... from the outside like a nonprofit ... and take a look at the whole criminal justice system here in Potter and Randall County," said Blackburn. "We already have checks and balances-- again, a form of checks and balances that's worked for about 200 ...

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  17. Our Town events for Wednesday, July 22, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Amarillo.com

    ... for officers by allowing residents to get to know the people they are supporting with their generosity. The Randall County Sheriff's Office Employee Assistance Fund, which Mudmania supports, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit fund that helps officers who face ...

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  18. Editorial: Free exercise of religion still existsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Amarillo.com

    ... County, and there is not anyone in the county clerk's office that cannot perform this government service. In Randall County, County Clerk Renee Calhoun said the office "has enough employees that are willing to do it (that) it hasn't been an issue." ...

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  19. Matthew Allen ThomasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Amarillo.com

    ... was a member of Friends and Family Worship Center, volunteered at Cornerstone Outreach Center and worked with Randall County as a heavy equipment operator. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Wendella Thomason, Dovey Stone, Geri Russell ...

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  20. Letter: New councilmembers need to serve with common senseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Amarillo.com

    My father, Gene Klein, served with common sense and dignity as mayor. My younger brother, Rick Klein, served three terms as mayor. My other brother, Gene Jr., was a Randall County commissioner for two years.

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