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Recognizing history  Waxahachie Daily Light

The Junefest Juneteenth 2019-2020 committee is planning another extravaganza in honor of Juneteenth."A lot of our historians have died," said Keith Grays, ...



Citywide cleanup efforts happening this weekend  KFDA

Some citywide efforts to clean up Amarillo neighborhoods are happening this weekend.



The heart behind the badge: Potter County Constable Georgia Estrada changing lives  KFDA

Potter County Constable Georgia Estrada spends her days as a constable, but spends her evenings fulfilling a vision to shape the future of youth in Amarillo.



Amarillo College hosts 200 Palo Duro High School students for a health and science showcase  KFDA

Over 200 Palo Duro High School students attended the Health Science Showcase at Amarillo College where students explored the different career options in ...



Coronado, Plainview name new hoops coaches - News  LubbockOnline.com

Ernest Mims didn't know Coronado baseball team's motto was "Nobody outworks us."Coincidentally, those were his exact words when describing the mentality ...



Windows on the past: The origin of Palo Duro High School in the 1950s  Amarillo.com

One of the 11 schools to be built or renovated with the $5 million bond passed by voters in 1953 was Palo Duro High School, referred to as North Amarillo High ...



Two New Members Inducted into Palo Duro High School Hall of Fame  MyHighPlains

The Palo Duro Hall of Fame was founded in 1983 as a way to honor former dons who have served their school and community after graduating high school.



Volunteers complete projects for non-profits for United Way’s Day of Caring  KFDA

Volunteers from businesses and organizations in Amarillo and Canyon spent the Day of Giving completing more than 30 projects for local non-profits.



Volunteers wanted at Northside Toy Drive  KFDA

With help from the community, children of all ages are invited to enjoy a breakfast and choose from a selection of toys and books.



Amarillo ISD School Bond 2017: Construction to Begin  MyHighPlains.com

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - Construction is currently underway at Fannin Middle School as ceilings are being raised and rooms are being expanded.



'Kind of chaos': Witnesses recall 1992 Palo Duro High School shooting  Amarillo.com

Two decades have not dulled Charles Mestas' senses."I can still smell the gunpowder," he said.Nine years before the date was seared into a nation's ...



Walking familiar halls  Amarillo.com

Becoming principal at Palo Duro High School was like coming home for Sandy Whitlow.Formerly Sandy Koesjan, the 1978 Palo Duro graduate still remembers ...



Two Amarillo ISD high schools preparing to add classrooms  KFDA

Caprock and Palo Duro High Schools are seeing some summer construction to add additional classrooms.



AISD freshmen to receive Chromebooks  Alice Echo News-Journal

The Amarillo Independent School District is continuing its policy of purchasing Chromebooks for ninth grade students, adding the effort could result in pupils ...



Palo Duro cheerleader feels blessed to participate in Londons New Years Day Parade  Amarillo.com

When Sarai Silva dons her Palo Duro blue this weekend, it won't be to spur her peers on to victory.The 16-year-old junior will be in London, helping the world ...



University of Texas football player from Amarillo charged in sex assault  Amarillo.com

AUSTIN - A Palo Duro High School graduate was one of two University of Texas football players arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after ...



Thrive scholarship expands to all AISD High Schools  KFDA

The Amarillo Area Foundation is ending its ACE scholarship program and introducing the Thive scholarship program.



Randall County Sheriff's Office is looking for Steven Douglas Roe  MyHighPlains.com

Do you know where Steven Douglas Roe is spending his days?



Police: One arrested in connection to school threat  KFDA

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Amarillo police have identified a juvenile suspect in connection to a recent social media threat seemingly targeted at an Amarillo high ...



Amarillo Food Establishment Inspection Report - April 4-10, 2019 - News  Stephenville Empire-Tribune

The Food Establishment Inspection Report is a weekly report that appears Sundays. Information is taken from reports provided by the Environmental Health ...



Music, students fill civic center for UIL orchestra competition  Amarillo.com

Regent One students competed in a two-day UIL Orchestra Concert at the Amarillo Civic Center Wednesday and Thursday. All 37 of the participating orchestras ...



Amarillo College mentors PDHS students at Health Sciences Showcase  KFDA

Around 200 Palo Duro High School students learned about Amarillo College's healthcare education programs at their third annual Health Sciences Showcase ...



Palo Duro JROTC cadets serve community  Amarillo.com

Completing 1064 hours worth of work is quite a task. A person hired to complete it in 10 months would need to work about 27 hours a week to finish on time.



Amarillo area schools talk safety measures, some seek enhancements after recent shooting  Amarillo.com

The bright red signs posted at entrances to Highland Park Independent School District campuses are hard to miss. “Highland Park ISD Board of Trustees has ...



Sports complex designs, funding approved for Caprock High School  KFDA

Caprock High School is getting closer to breaking ground on a new sports complex.



College signings  Amarillo.com

Ty'reick Branch, Palo Duro High SchoolSchool: Eastern New MexicoSport: FootballPosition: Defensive linemanWhy ENMU: "First off I want to thank God for ...



Arrington, Myers reflect on foundation formed by rivalry, Texas Tech play  LubbockOnline.com

Enduring friendships can begin in unlikely ways.Gene Arrington was a star basketball player at Amarillo High School in 1954. And when he moved into the ...



Amarillos National Teacher of the Year Shanna Peeples is Harvard bound  Amarillo.com

The 2015 National Teacher of the Year is headed back to the classroom.But this time, Shanna Peeples will be a student. And she'll even be living in the dorms.



Leaving on a high note: Beloved Tascosa choir director Billy Talley retires  Amarillo.com

When Billy Talley came to Tascosa High School in the fall of 1984, he knew the day would eventually come when he would flip on the choir room lights for the ...



Texas home crushed by tornado, wall of crosses untouched  MyHighPlains.com

Woman talks about how she and her family survived a devastating weekend tornado in Texas.



Black History Month: William Thomas and Evander Ziggy Hood  Amarillo.com

Editor's note: This is the 21st feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo's African-American trailblazers. The Amarillo Globe-News will publish one story each ...



AISD moves to buy old Hastings warehouse  Amarillo.com

Amarillo Independent School District took a step Monday toward purchasing the old Hastings distribution center on Plains Boulevard for a new science, ...



Jack Looney, Jr. (1941-2017)  The Amarillo Pioneer

Jack Looney, Jr. 76, of Amarillo passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Celebration of Life Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017 at ...



Food inspections - News  Amarillo.com

Score Establishment Address Details Date PublishedRoutine inspectionA/100 Amarillo High School 4225 Danbury Drive. Score of 100 during a routine ...



Palo Duro returns to playoffs spotlight  Amarillo.com

The Dons are back.Palo Duro, one of the perennial boys basketball powers from Amarillo the past 15 years, returns to the Region I-5A tournament today for the ...



One AISD special education program gets new home  KFDA

The Transition Achievement in the Community, or TAC program, is for special needs students in Amarillo ISD who have finished their high school academic ...



Free sports camps offered this summer  KFDA

A local college is making sure kids who live in the North side of Amarillo don't spend their summer days distracted by technology.



The leader of the band  Amarillo.com

It was the 1970s, and Jeff Doughten was band director at Andrews High School, 35 miles north of Odessa. Doughten had his band marching to the football field ...



Jennie Michelle Cook (1958-2017)  The Amarillo Pioneer

Jennie Michelle Cook was born on September 2nd, 1958 in Landstuhl, Germany to George and Millie Burgett. She passed away on October 13th, 2017.



Maxi-mum achievement: Dons build 15-foot mum in world record attempt  Amarillo.com

Palo Duro High School might find its way into the Guinness Book of World Records soon for students' attempt at the world's largest homecoming mum.Measuring ...



A black perspective: The Honorable Judge Thomas Jones  Amarillo.com

"I graduated in 1979 from Palo Duro High School. The schools in AISD were integrated as I approached the 5th grade. I can remember, my mom called us in the ...



Headed to Harvard  Amarillo.com

Viet Tran remembers his grandmother giving him some soap and letting him shower in the warm rains of Vietnam.May Barakat's Lebanese father, Khaled, left ...



William Albert McElduff, Jr. | Obituaries  Katy Times

William Albert McElduff, Jr., age 59, passed away in Houston, Texas with his wife by his bedside on Saturday, March 10, 2018. He was born on October 10, 1958 ...



Academic Spotlight: Viet Tran  Amarillo.com

Viet Tran,17Class: 12th grade, Palo Duro High SchoolNominated by: Eddie Babcock, advanced placement U.S. history teacher at Palo Duro High ...



High School soccer bi-district playoff roundup: Caprock takes down Lubbock High  Amarillo.com

Caprock freshman Juan Carrasco couldn't explain how he did it. It just happened.Winning a head-on race with the Lubbock High goalie to a ball near the ...



Other People's Business: Antique and used bookstore opening on Sixth; new burger joint coming in August  Amarillo.com

Not a big reader? Mark Williams thinks he can change your mind.An English teacher for 15 years who now teaches history at North Heights Alternative School, ...



Juneteenth Celebration Starts Tomorrow  MyHighPlains

Juneteenth commemorates when news of President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation reached Texas.



PD grad donates millions to Tech  Amarillo.com

When Terry Fuller was 10 on autumn Saturdays in 1965, his parents, Don and Marjorie Fuller, would put him on a passenger train in Amarillo bound for Lubbock ...



Beilue: Music to their ears - News  Amarillo.com

"The Battle Hymn of the Republic" came through full force at 8:30 a.m. Thursday after I opened the door of Room 101 at Palo Duro High School. The PD band is ...



Founder of Amarillo Opera helps rejuvenate arts scene in new town  Amarillo.com

Mila Gibson is back at it.After a career that included founding the Amarillo Opera and teaching countless students at West Texas A&M and Amarillo College, the ...



34 area schools fail standards  Amarillo.com

An average of more than 2 in 5 Amarillo metro-area schools failed to meet federal performance standards this year, according to data released Wednesday by ...



Clearing up the backlog: Amarillo ISD OKs $60M of bonds approved in November  Amarillo.com

Amarillo Independent School District trustees have approved the sale of $60 million in bonds - the first chunk of a $100 million bond package voters approved in ...



Ike Avery  Amarillo.com

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Mt. Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. James Collins, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery by ...



The Strangers Next Door  The Texas Observer

The Texas Panhandle town of 200000 or so has become a place for those fleeing violence to rebuild. It's also Ground Zero for anti-refugee backlash.



Local vet looks back at his time in Vietnam  KFDA

Canyon, TX - Most vets spend Veterans Day looking back at their time in *service*. For Army vet Ron Clark, he thought back to the time when he was 13-years-old ...



President Obama Honors the 2015 National Teacher of the Year Shanna Peeples  KFDA

Palo Duro High School teacher Shanna Peeples is being honored by President Obama for becoming National Teacher of the Year.



Students pass JROTC fitness initiative  Amarillo.com

Palo Duro High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program began a fitness initiative called the Colonel's Challenge during the past ...



Artists Chalk it Up at Amarillo College in inaugural street art competition  Amarillo.com

Chalk it up to Amarillo's artistic nature, and perhaps the sunny start to the weekend, but Amarillo's Washington Street campus got a bit more colorful on Saturday.



Hispanic Heritage Month Profile: Esequiel "Zeke" Castro Jr.  Amarillo.com

Editor's note: This is a feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo's prominent leaders in the Hispanic community. Amarillo Globe-News will publish one story ...



Snack Pak 4 Kids marks 5 years by expanding outreach  Amarillo.com

From a kitchen table to a mega-warehouse, one Amarillo entity has witnessed enormous response to its effort to provide food for hungry students in the region.



Tradition versus law: Pre-game prayers still a source of constitutional debate  Amarillo.com

Steve Parr remembers the early 2000s when court rulings began restricting prayer at Amarillo school district football games.Pregame prayers broadcast over ...



Black History Month: Cpl. Lisa Y. Cherry  Amarillo.com

Cpl. Lisa Y. Cherry was a pioneer in her law enforcement career and cared deeply for the Amarillo community.Born May 13, 1957, Cherry graduated from Palo ...



A community mourns: Balderas children laid to rest  Amarillo.com

As cleanup and investigation into the tragic Balderas family poisoning continues, the community came together Saturday at St. Mary's Cathedral to remember the ...



4 children killed after pesticide released toxic gas underneath their home, police say  The Washington Post

Firefighters initially responded to a carbon monoxide call early Monday in Amarillo, Tex.



Public school campuses add security measures  Amarillo.com

Area schools have invested in security equipment and staff to increase student safety, following a national trend that started when a December shooting in ...



River Road ISD OKs new superintendent  Amarillo.com

In a special board meeting Tuesday night, the River Road Independent School District board gave the final approval to hire Richard Kelley as the new ...



Beilue: PD soccer coach overcomes cultural barriers  Amarillo.com

Adriana Cavazos remembers the frustrating feeling of being a new student at Palo Duro High School, watching classmates' lips move in conversation and not ...



Journey to Tascosa, Clarendon and Amarillo: Baptists of the Panhandle  Baptist Standard

The Texas Baptist Heritage Road Trip travels back roads of the Panhandle, where camp songs of cowboys, lowing longhorns and lonesome winds still echo ...



Life as a POW: An all-American meal has extra meaning  Amarillo.com

Dan McKinney would have been happy with any number of wedding presents. Being captured and sent to a Chinese Prisoner of War camp wasn't one of them.



PD, WT graduate excelled on the court  Amarillo.com

Editor's note: This is one feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo's African-American trailblazers as part of Black History Month. The next feature will appear ...



Pro football player Ziggy Hood to instruct at combine  KFDA

Amarillo, TX - A Palo Duro High graduate turned professional football player returns to inspire local elementary students.



Bill Hurt  Amarillo.com

Bill Hurt, 61, of Amarillo died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012.Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Hillside Christian Church Chapel with Bob Schroeder ...



Whistle to whistle: Amarillo-area basketball coaches embrace varied sideline styles  Amarillo.com

Unlike football coaches hidden from fans because of the distant seating, the sideline coaching style of basketball coaches is out in the open for everybody to ...



Dr. Arthur Clarkson McKay Jr.  Amarillo.com

Dr. Arthur Clarkson McKay Jr., of Amarillo, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, after a courageous seven-month battle against cancer.Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. ...



10 years post-Katrina, Amarillo native reflects on heading cleanup effort  Amarillo.com

Not long after Don Powell left his post as chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. in 2005, President George W. Bush offered him a plum position ...



Malkuch-Ritchie - Lifestyle  Amarillo.com

Kaytlin Malkuch and Peter Ritchie, both of Amarillo, were married at 6:30 p.m. on June 29 in Westminster Presbyterian Church in Amarillo. Pastor Matt Spears ...



Black History Month: Claudia Stuart  Amarillo.com

Editor's note: This is the 26th feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo's African-American trailblazers. The Amarillo Globe-News will publish one story each ...



Sandra Rollins  Amarillo.com

Sandra Rollins, 43, of Amarillo died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. John Baptist Church with the Rev. Anthony B. Harris ...



West Texas A&Ms Dumars a changed man  Amarillo.com

When Tez Dumars is announced in the West Texas A&M men's starting lineup Saturday afternoon, it will be his final game at First United Bank Center in Canyon.



Trafton-Hargrove  Amarillo.com

Jessica Elizabeth Trafton of Amarillo and Tanner Don Hargrove of Canyon were married Saturday, Sept. 25, at The Hideaway Experience in Claude. The Rev.



James Avery  Amarillo.com

James Avery, 71, of Amarillo, passed away Wednesday April 4, 2012.Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 9, 2012, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with ...



Francisco "Franky" Julian Zamora - Obituaries  Amarillo.com

Francisco "Franky" Julian Zamora, 32, of Amarillo died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.Rosary will be said at 6 p.m. today in LaGrone-Blackburn-Shaw Martin Road ...



Leon "Bubba" Smith - Obituaries  Amarillo.com

Leon "Bubba" Smith, 45, of Amarillo died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011.Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Trinity Fellowship Church with Faye Roberts officiating.



Wanda Kemp  Amarillo.com

Wanda Kemp, 62, of Amarillo died Saturday, June 16, 2012.Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. John Baptist Church with the Rev. Anthony Harris, pastor ...



Miss Amarillo Latina pageant awards crowns to 2  Amarillo.com

Under a pageant crown that hung center stage of the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 16 contestants showcased their various talents, but it was the ...



Donald "Don" Holman - Obituaries  Amarillo.com

Donald "Don" Holman, 59, of Amarillo died Friday, July 19, 2013.Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church with the Rev. Stephen ...



Beilue: Amarillo firm shrinks bills for big leagues  Amarillo.com

For those who work at OccuNet, whose offices on the fourth floor at 1800 S. Washington St. overlook the passing cars on Interstate 40, weekend football games ...



Families adopt 19 children at annual celebration  Amarillo.com

Before 13 parents adopted 19 children Thursday morning at the Randall County Justice Center, 181st District Court Judge John Board addressed the group of ...



Football madness? Booker starts with midnight practice  Amarillo.com

Booker High School football players were awake even before the proverbial worm Monday morning.After the annual blood run at 12:01 a.m., the Kiowas held ...



Shooter in Satanic spree up for parole  Amarillo.com

A former Panhandle man who killed a local teen during a Satanic ritual and gravely wounded two other men in a 1990 Friday the 13th crime spree is now under ...



Jackie Hadaway  Amarillo.com

Jackie Hadaway 51, of Amarillo died Wednesday, July 13, 2010.Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Fellowship of Believers Baptist Church located at ...



LIVE UPDATES: High school football games from around DFW and the rest of Texas!  Star-Telegram

The high school football season is underway with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...



Wohlfarth: 15-year-old tennis player had busy spring  Amarillo.com

It's been a hectic month for 15-year-old Autumn Crossnoe of Amarillo. She's become an expert at multitasking.It all began when Crossnoe reached the ...



Group hopes to separate art, stigma  Amarillo.com

At 15, Jordan Rifenberg gave a new meaning to "painting the town."He, his brother Justin and nearly 10 others, part of a group known as A.I.D., spray-painted in ...



Top teachers cite anti-poverty programs as No. 1 school reform necessity — survey  Washington Post

The 2015 Teachers of the Year say other interesting things too, in a new survey which you can read here.



Magical season for Frost rewarded | Sports  Corsicana Daily Sun

The 2012 season was truly a remarkable one for the Frost Polar Bears. For a team that hadn't had a playoff appearance in the past 11 years, ending their ...



Missionary recounts her year as hostage  Amarillo.com

Gracia Burnham's testimony of strength, survival, faith and forgiveness captured the hearts of the hundreds in attendance at the 26th annual Amarillo Community ...



The Price of Admission  Texas Tribune

In Texas, public high schools with fewer “economically disadvantaged” students and more “college-ready” students tend to send a greater percentage of their ...



New officers  Odessa American

The Odessa Police Department swore in 14 officers Tuesday afternoon at City Hall in front of family members who were on hand both to watch and pin on ...



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