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Juvenile in custody after lockdown at Palo Duro High School  KFDA

Amarillo police said a juvenile is in custody following an investigation at the Palo Duro High School.



Lockdown at 3 north Amarillo schools lifted  abc7amarillo.com

UPDATE: 3:09 p. m. The lockdown at Palo Duro High School, Hamlet Elementary and Park Hills Elementary has been lifted at the recommendation of 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 ...



Amarillo NAACP awards scholarships to area students  MyHighPlains.com

More than 50 students around our area were given scholarships by the Amarillo NAACP branch.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Police: Student reports attempted robbery in Palo Duro High bathroom  Amarillo.com

Police arrested a 17-year-old Palo Duro High School student on a robbery charge Tuesday after another student reported he tried to force him to hand over his ...



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.



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 ...



Amarillo proposes fee increase for after school program at Warford Activity Center  KFDA

A low-cost after school program at the Warford Activity Center could see a substantial increase in fees.



Meet-and-greet for new Warford Activity Center happening Thursday  abc7amarillo.com

A meet-and-greet with the new supervisor of the Charles E. Warford Activity Center is scheduled for Thursday from 5 p. m. to 7 p. m. at the Warford Activity Center ...



Local All-American athlete set to cheer across the pond  KFDA

A Palo Duro High School student athlete flew out of the country and across the pond for a big opportunity to cheer in London's New Year's Day Parade.



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 ...



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 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 ...



High school, community daycare to close - News  Amarillo.com

Early childhood education programs at two local high schools that serve as daycares for students' children and offer educational services for the wider public will ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lahnert: Wow! Palo Duro has something special in new coach Fisher  Amarillo.com

Wow!Not sure I have ever departed a news conference announcing a new coach in Amarillo quite like I did yesterday.Amarillo Independent School District ...



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 ...



Sports complex designs, funding approved for Caprock High School  KFDA

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



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 ...



Boys basketball roundup: Palo Duro uses big second half to down Caprock  Amarillo.com

District 3-5APalo Duro rushes Caprock with big second half: Palo Duro overcame a small halftime deficit to catch fire offensively in the second and beat Caprock ...



Amarillo ISD poised to have second straight year of lower enrollment  Amarillo.com

Preliminary numbers from Amarillo Independent School District signal a second straight year of declining enrollment.According to a district spokeswoman, ...



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.



Window on the past: Tascosa High School mascot went from baby goat to The Rebel Kid  Amarillo.com

Construction on the 172000-square foot, 48-classroom building to be known as Tascosa High School began in 1957 at a cost of nearly $2 million.



Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame Coach Recipients - Sports  Amarillo.com

PSHOF Baseball coaches 1958—Sam Pecchia, Amarillo High; 1959—H.W. Wilson, Amarillo High; 1960—Miller McGahey, Plainview; 1961—Warren "Sheriff" ...



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.



Amarillo ISD City Meet Track Results  Amarillo.com

Amarillo ISD City Meetat Dick Bivins StadiumThursday's resultsBoysTeam Totals: 1. Tascosa 263. 2. Amarillo High 135. 3. Palo Duro 120. 4. Caprock 57.



USA Cycling bringing Cycling Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships Palo Duro  abc7amarillo.com

USA Cycling announced Friday the 2019 and 2020 Cycling Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships will take place at Palo Duro Canyon. The 2019 ...



Amarillo ISD honors hundreds of consistent scholars  Amarillo.com

Amarillo Independent School District recognized 836 high school students who maintained long-term academic achievement during a celebration in Amarillo ...



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, ...



PSHOF Sports Hall of Fame list of Athletes of the Year  Amarillo.com

Baseball1958—Ken Grenewald, Amarillo High; 1959—Gale Pringle, Amarillo Gold Sox; 1960—Larry Stroud, Pampa; 1961—Phil Linz, Amarillo Gold Sox; ...



City of Amarillo releases aftermath information regarding high wind event  abc7amarillo.com

The Amarillo Area Office of Emergency Management, Amarillo Police Department, Amarillo Fire Department and other first responders and city personnel ...



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 ...



Trump delaying massive ICE immigration raids for 2 weeks  KFDA

Raids targeting immigrant families were to be carried out as soon as this weekend but President Donald Trump has delayed them for two weeks at the request of ...



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 ...



Tascosa, Amarillo High get new principals; AISD rethinks clusters  Amarillo.com

Tascosa and Amarillo high schools are getting new principals next school year because of retirements, Amarillo Independent School District announced ...



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 ...



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 ...



Population boom could lead to Amarillos 6th high school  Amarillo.com

Canyon Independent School District's growth has administrators considering plans for Amarillo's first new high school in three decades.CISD is poised to eclipse ...



Lahnert: Amarillo native Wormsbaker is thrilled to be guiding PD baseball program  Amarillo.com

Tyson Wormsbaker grew up in Amarillo, eventually playing baseball for the Tascosa Rebels and then coach and now mentor Kent Meador.But his heart now ...



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 ...



Balloons to light up Palo Duro Canyon for annual holiday celebration  Amarillo.com

CANYON — Palo Duro Canyon State Park will be aglow Saturday night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. weather permitting, and the only cost is helping the High Plains ...



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 ...



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 ...



Area high school football standings  Amarillo.com

H.S. football standings. District 2-6A. Team;Dist.;Pts.;Opp.;All;Pts.;Opp. x-San Angelo Central;4-0;170;82;8-0;352;168. Odessa Permian;3-1;170;61;6-1;289;126.



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 ...



Amarillo ISD names Kyle, Head teachers of the year  Amarillo.com

Amarillo Independent School District named its two 2017 teachers of the year at a Friday ceremony, and this year the district spotlighted an agriculture teacher ...



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 ...



Feb 21 John William Pristash, Jr. (1934-2018)  The Amarillo Pioneer

John William Pristash, Jr., 83, of Canyon, died Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Services will be at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 24, 2018 in Beautiful Savior ...



Xcel Energy opens new, larger service center to keep pace with Canyon growth  abc7amarillo.com

Xcel Energy is now occupying a new and much larger *service* center in Canyon to help the company better serve the high level of growth in its Canyon ...



A black perspective: Coach AJ Johnson  Amarillo.com

"Shreveport, La., is my home. I went to college in Alva, Okla., at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. I was an All-American basketball player there, then I left ...



PD, Lady Buff game-changer makes the PSHOF: Vanessa Wells-Thibert, the 171st member, will be inducted Sunday  Amarillo.com

High on the north wall of the First United Bank Center in Canyon hang banners displaying five names and numbers of former West Texas A&M Lady Buffs ...



All-District 3-5A soccer  Amarillo.com

District 3-5A champions Amarillo High (boys) and Caprock (girls) swept the MVP and Coach of the Year awards on the all-district teams released by the coaches ...



Business seen for the week of Aug. 13, 2017  Amarillo.com

Sara SnyderBaptist St. Anthony's Health SystemSnyder, Documentation Specialist in the BSA Medical Records department, recently received her certification as ...



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 ...



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 ...



Amarillo ISD accepting applications to fill 2 Board of Trustee vacancies  abc7amarillo.com

The Amarillo Independent School District is accepting applications to fill two vacancies on the Board of Trustees. Applications for the positions are due by July 3 ...



Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame Athletes of the Year  Amarillo.com

BaseballDerek Odell, Texas Christian University» Why honored: After a standout career at Canyon, where he was a three-time Globe-News Super Team ...



Ex-player turns teacher  Amarillo.com

Summer isn't the season most people associate with basketball, as focus on baseball's pennant races and the anticipation of football capture the sporting ...



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 ...



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

Construction is currently underway at Fannin Middle School as ceilings are being raised and rooms are being expanded.



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 ...



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 ...



Longtime family-owned land tract to become north Amarillo neighborhood  Amarillo.com

For generations, the land west of Tascosa Road between Loop 335 and Ravenwood Court northwest of Amarillo sat undeveloped as part of the estate of the ...



Public payroll profile: Palo Duro Canyon State Park Superintendent Shannon Blalock  Amarillo.com

The basics: 33 years-old, married with two children. China Spring native. Tarleton State University alum. Has been PDC park superintendent since July 2014.



Caprock High marks 50 years  Amarillo.com

Lane Lanford, who lived at 1927 S. Marrs St. in the early 1960s, got a daily view of what was rising up from the vacant land in southeast Amarillo before he ...



Texas Panhandle students make all-state bands  Amarillo.com

The Texas Music Educators state gathering this week is the highest honor a Texas music student can earn.Thirteen area band students from classes 5A and 6A ...



APD investigating an accident involving a pedestrian  abc7amarillo.com

The Amarillo Police Department's Follow Up Unit is investigating an accident involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian. The accident happened on Wolflin ...



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 ...



State to sell property near Palo Duro Canyon  Amarillo.com

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced Wednesday it's ready to sell part of Fortress Cliffs Ranch, which overlooks Palo Duro Canyon State Park.



New U.S. District Judge appointed to Amarillo Division of Northern District of Texas  abc7amarillo.com

Judge Matthew Joseph Kacsmaryk was sworn in by Circuit Judge James C. Ho to serve as United States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas at the ...



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.



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 ...



Community mourns Amarillo volunteer, elementary school teacher  Amarillo.com

Naikea Taylor, a beacon of Amarillo community *service*, has been described as smart, funny and loving by those mourning her unexpected passing. She was 43.



Public Payroll Profile: Gena Lorenz, congressional assistant  Amarillo.com

Gena Lorenz, staff assistant to U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-ClarendonThe basics: 22 years old. Single. Amarillo native. Amarillo High School/Texas A&M ...



WTAMU mural squad completes new project  abc7amarillo.com

The West Texas A&M mural squad signed off on its latest creation on Thursday, June 13. The newest work of art is at Palo Duro Tax and took the dozen or so ...



Business seen for the week of Feb. 25, 2018  Amarillo.com

Terry RuddAcupuncture and Oriental MedicineRudd, an Amarillo native, earned his master's degree in acupuncture and Oriental medicine at the Arizona School ...



Country singer Kevin Fowler, director Michael Merriman inducted into Tascosa High Hall of Fame  Amarillo.com

"How Country Are Ya?"Tascosa High School graduate Kevin Fowler's 2014 album is both a challenge to the listener and a statement about himself. You won't ...



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 ...



Police release video of suspect vehicle in Amarillo hit-and-run that critically injured 4-year-old  Amarillo.com

The Amarillo Police Department is searching for the driver in a hit-and-run that critically injured a 4-year-old boy Monday night.Officers were called to the 4200 ...



Palo Duros Thornton, Tascosas Morris headed to Division I football programs  Amarillo.com

When Palo Duro's Christopher Thornton went out for a pass on Aug. 25 against Tascosa cornerback Bert Morris, who knew the two would be reunited ...



Solid for the Rock: Caprock defense has had dominating spring  Amarillo.com

As his team got healthy for the first time since the second week of the season midway through the District 3-5A schedule, Caprock boys soccer coach Heath ...



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 ...



District Award Winners, All-District Teams  Amarillo.com

District 2-5ADistrict 2-5A volleyball champion Tascosa captured three of the five awards in all-district voting by the coaches after the regular season.Tascosa ...



Police believe murder suspect still in area, accused of burglary in Potter County  abc7amarillo.com

Update at 8:01 a. m. Thursday, Aug. 8: Matthew Jones remains at large, according to a release from the Amarillo Police Department. According to the APD ...



Illegal dumping continues to be a problem in Amarillo  abc7amarillo.com

Illegal dumping continues to be a problem in Amarillo and it's now adding up for one resident. Ryan Brightbill said a couch had been dumped in the alley behind ...



Temporary enrollment RV for TSA Pre-Check program coming to Amarillo airport  abc7amarillo.com

Those wanting to enjoy the convenience of traveling at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport (RHAIA) with an expedited screening program have a unique ...



Funny Car Chaos Race attracts thousands to Amarillo  abc7amarillo.com

Funny Car Chaos took over the Amarillo Dragway Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1. 18 teams raced their way toward $30000. Funny cars run on nitro or ...



Amarillo ISD trustees, in 4-3 decision, shorten schools name to Lee Elementary  Amarillo.com

Robert E. Lee Elementary School will now be known simply as Lee Elementary School.The Amarillo ISD Board of Trustees voted 4-3 on Monday to rename the ...



2017 Election guide: Amarillo ISD Board of Trustees candidate Renee McCown  Amarillo.com

Age: 46Occupation: Stay-at-home mother. Executive national vice president for Arbonne InternationalPrevious work: Fitness trainer. Sales account manager for ...



Window on the past: Caprock was high schools second name  Amarillo.com

In a 1959 bond issue, voters approved the construction of Amarillo Independent School District's fifth high school, Caprock High School. Groundbreaking began ...



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, ...



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