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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 ...



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 ...



Summer school zones in Amarillo start Wednesday  MyHighPlains.com

Summer school is about to start in Amarillo which means summer school zones are about to become active.



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 ...



Amarillo Community VBS offers safe space for local children  KFDA

The Amarillo Community Wide Vacation Bible school has seen an increase of campers in their second year.



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.



Citywide cleanup efforts happening this weekend  KFDA

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



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.



Brandon Smith awarded supervision of Warford Activity Center  KFDA

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Brandon Smith will take the reins at the Charles E. Warford Activity Center after city officials named him the new supervisor of the ...



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.



Palo Duro High celebrates 60th birthday with first ever parade  KFDA

Palo Duro High School is celebrating its homecoming, and 60th birthday, with its first ever parade. School administrators decided about a year ago the best way ...



Amarillo Independent School District continues 2017 school bond projects  KFDA

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - This evening's Amarillo Independent School District School Board meeting will continue to work through the district's 2017 bond ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Katy ISD teacher with Panhandle ties charged with Possession of Child Pornography  MyHighPlains.com

UPDATE: Borger ISD has confirmed Bradley Britton was also a teacher/coach for Borger ISD from July 27, 2017 until June 2, 2018 when his resignation was ...



Ernest Mims named Coronado High School boy’s basketball coach  EverythingLubbock.com

His predecessor, Layne Sheets, recently became superintendent of Dawson ISD.



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 ...



Recognizing history  Austin American-Statesman

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



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.



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 ...



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.



Prom dress closet helps local students  KFDA

Amarillo, TX - It's prom season, but not all students can afford some of the basic necessities to attend prom like buying a dress.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



River Road ISD hires new high school principal  Amarillo.com

River Road High School will have a new principal starting May 1, said River Road Independent School District Superintendent Randy Owen.At its meeting ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Beilue: Music to their ears  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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Juneteenth Celebration Starts Tomorrow  MyHighPlains

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



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 Peoples 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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Juneteenth events scheduled all week  Amarillo.com

JuneFest 2016 hs begun and there's a week-long schedule of events leading up to Juneteenth, a celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in America, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Randall Raiders, Palo Duro Dons meet in key District 3-4A football game  Amarillo.com

Just one game into the district season, nobody wants to call a game a must-win situation, but it's hard to downplay the importance when Palo Duro and Randall ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



Beilue: Life on a ship -- meet JFK, trade for a dog  Amarillo.com

So, Mr. Cummings, how would you describe your life?"Well, I would say - hey, got one more story for you," he said. "We were in Borneo ..."Ted Cummings, who ...



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 ...



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 ...



Magical season for Frost rewarded | Sports | corsicanadailysun.com  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 ...



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