AOMS to host academic advantage event

The Amarillo Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery will be hosting their third annual Academic Advantage event on Saturday.

Guymon Police Department asking for donations for K9 Poker

Amarillo community marches in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Merrick to offer free pet food to federal workers

Amarillo NAACP remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

Amarillo NAACP hosts Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day March

Closures for Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday

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  Women’s Wave March, sponsored by Indivisible Amarillo coincides with marches across the U.S.

Amarillo libraries to hold ‘Blind Date with a Book’ contest

Amarillo branch of NAACP hosting march for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Annual Ornamental and Turf Conference happening next week

This Weekend in the Panhandle

Good News with Dave: Enjoy some food and fun at Amarillo’s food trucks

  Community encouraged to connect with Amarillo police program on Snapchat

The Amarillo Police Explorers program is expanding its social media platforms to better communicate with Amarillo's youth by creating a Snapchat account.

Buckner announces MLB player as featured speaker for fundraiser

Major League Baseball player Robinson Chirinos has been announced as the keynote speaker for Buckner’s major fundraiser ‘Heart of Buckner Amarillo’.

  WTAMU’s Black Student Union reenacting MLK’s ‘I Have a Dream’ address

The original address came in the dead heat of the Civil Rights Movement, calling for economic equality for black citizens and the end of racism in the U.S.

2019 Amarillo Women’s March adopts ‘Women’s Wave’ theme

This year’s march, apart from focusing on gender-related issues, will focus on a “Women’s Wave” theme, focusing on the number of women elected to public office during the 2018 election season.

More than 50 schools participating in Potter County Spelling Bee

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension offering advice on retirement planning

2 local businesses offer help to employees affected by government shutdown

APD joins neighborhood watch app ‘Neighbors’ by Ring

VERDURE fitness center extends invitation to unpaid government workers

Amarillo Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition to host first meeting of 2019

  Gala event aims to help Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum budget

The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum spokeswoman said, despite what other sources claim, the museum isn’t going anywhere.

United Way offering tours to shed light on community services

United Way of Amarillo and Canyon is offering a way for members of the community to better acquaint themselves with social services available in the area.

Goodwill hosting newest Amarillo mobile health clinic site

The clinic will be hosted at Goodwill on 1904 Bell Street from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

550 animals entered into Randall County Junior Stock Show

233 students will showcase their prize animals during the 71st annual Randall County Junior Livestock Show beginning on Jan. 15 at the Happy State Bank Event Center.

Curbside cart program officially rolls out on Monday

Beginning Monday, residents who are in the City of Amarillo's first phase of curbside cart distribution will have their trash picked up via the carts for the first time.

Amarillo Reads program to offer more than just reading books

The Downtown Library has kicked off its winter Amarillo Reads program, with events to celebrate the life and work of author Ray Bradbury.

Amarillo police officer arrests high risk domestic violence offender

An Amarillo police officer is being recognized for his work in arresting a high risk domestic violence offender.

The 35th Annual Tri-State Open Chili kick-off benefits Make-a-Wish

Doors open to the public at 11:00 a.m. and the cook-off continues until the chili runs out.

Good News with Dave: Dwelling on good news has a positive effect

Focusing on positive news and events can actually enhance one’s health as we learn in this week’s “Good News With Doppler Dave”.

Potter County Airbnb hosts earn $1.3 million with 21,000 guests in 2018

Airbnb has announced that hosts in Potter County earned a combined $1.3 million in supplemental income while welcoming around 21,000 guests to the area in 2018.

Barrio Wellness Clinic event will offer screenings, treatment at no cost

Dozens of exhibitors, including the Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy and Broome Optical will also be present to provide information on products available.

TxDOT Amarillo joins local efforts to end human trafficking

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Texas has the second-highest number of human trafficking cases in the country.

Volunteers, donations needed in advance of survey of Amarillo’s homeless

The survey is distributed to those without housing around the area and is used to determine how many are living without housing.

Deadline approaching for Master Wellness Volunteer Program registration

The deadline is approaching for registration for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s Master Wellness Volunteer Program.

Needs of seniors, disabled people on the agenda for Wednesday TxDOT meeting

The meeting is open to the public and will include opportunities for residents of the area to voice specific concerns and needs for rural areas.

The City of Canyon addresses new concerns amid continued growth

With new growth can come new concerns, not once an issue for a city Canyon’s size.

Amarillo Walmart asks community to help fill four non-profit’s cupboards

The Georgia Street Walmart is hosting a fundraiser to help fill the cupboards of Martha’s Home, Family Support Services Veteran’s Resource Center, Buckner, and the Amarillo Area Youth Center.

Fresh Start of Monroe collecting formal attire for disabled

Fresh Start of Monroe, Inc. are currently accepting donations for attire used for formal events hosted for the disabled.

City of Amarillo Curbside Cart Program kicks off this week

Public meetings will be held to provide residents with more information on the new program.

Potter Co. holding first ‘CRASE’ active shooter training of 2019

The training will include information on detecting and mitigating the damage done by active shooter events.

City of Amarillo hosting public meetings for curbside trash collection program

According to a news release, the program is designed to keep the city clean while reducing trash disposal costs.

Amarillo College holds in-person registration for continuing education courses

The registration event will be held over three days.

  Small Business Development Center presents workshop for prospective small business owners

The “Introduction to Small Business Ownership” workshop will cover business conception, marketing strategies, organization of business operations and legal structure of a new business.

Hope and Healing Place gears up for ‘The Big Cheese’ mac and cheese cookoff

Area chefs will prepare 25 varieties of the dish to be voted on by attendees.

Amarillo area lane closures

All projects are subject to change due to weather, emergency work or unexpected events.

Randall HS staff to receive emergency medical training

On Monday, Randall High staff will learn how to correctly use a Stop the Bleed kit before professional help arrives.

Pampa Girl Scouts to restore Girl Scout ‘Little House’

The Girl Scout ‘Little House’ in Pampa has been abandoned for several years due to lack of funding for repairs. Now members of the non-profit are coming together to restore the house to what it was before.

Injured dog in Amarillo receives surgery thanks to medical fund

A dog with a badly injured eye is on the road to recovery thanks to donations made to the Tumbler Fund.

Amarillo Public Library to provide free ESL classes for adults

Two Amarillo Public Library locations will be hosting free English as a Second Language classes for adult English language learners beginning next week.

4 people given awards for life-saving efforts in Amarillo

The Director’s Awards recognized two Texas Department of Public Safety troopers and two civilians for their quick-thinking response to life-threatening situations that led to saving lives.

City of Clovis named a 2019 Great American Defense Community

The Association of Defense Communities recognized the City of Clovis for their various military-related programs that improved the community for military personnel and their families, naming them a 2019 Great American Defense Community.

First Friday Art Walk to feature new fashion show

The Arts in the Sunset First Friday Art Walk will feature a new footwear fashion show tomorrow.

Registration open for ESL classes in Amarillo

Registration for English as a Second Language classes are now open at the North Branch Library and Downtown Library in Amarillo.

Community collects pull-tabs for Ronald McDonald House of Amarillo

The small aluminum tabs on top of soft-drink cans are making a big impact on families staying at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Amarillo, and many local residents are already in on the program.

Catholic Charities of the Texas Panhandle seeking tutors for ESL program

CCTXP is seeking volunteers to teach both in classroom and individual settings.

Amarillo military advocate Jack Barnes passes away

Jack Barnes, veteran, military advocate and friend to NewsChannel10, has passed away.

Discovery Centers unveils new programs, exhibits and outdoor park for 2019

Children visiting the Don Harrington Discovery Center celebrated the end of 2018 by exploring exhibits that will be leaving in the next few weeks.

Clovis PD to conduct DWI checkpoints in January

On January 4 and 25, the Clovis Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the city of Clovis.

Amarillo-area New Year’s Eve events

Live music, special deals and champagne toasts will help residents around the Panhandle turn the page on 2018.

Foster, adopted children shop for new shoes paid for by Amarillo doctor

Christmas continues for some foster and adopted children in Amarillo as they picked out new shoes for the new year.

Local businessman donates 10% of profits to Amarillo’s Ronald McDonald House

Local businessman Jared Fuller, owner of Alpha Pavement Technology, decided last year that his company would give back to the community.

Texas state agency to make changes to foster care system

The Texas Department of Family Protective Services is working to change the way foster care is monitored and provided in the Panhandle by asking for proposals from nonprofit organizations.

Clovis recognized as ‘Great American Defense Community’

According to the association, the honor recognizes communities that are home to active military installations and “represent the best examples of what communities can do to create great places for our military families to live and work.”

Potter County Fire and Rescue to donate equipment to Helping Hands Program

Today, Potter County Fire and Rescue received approval to donate their old radios to the Helping Hands program.

Safety and maintenance upgrades coming to Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport

Amarillo’s airport is getting ready to embark on three construction projects focused on enhancing safety and maintaining airport operations.

AAYC ‘Secret Santa’ recipients have Christmas shopping spree

This year, the Amarillo Activity Youth Center had a ‘Secret Santa’ who donated $3,200 to 32 kids in the Giving Tree program to shop for their own Christmas gifts.

Families spend Christmas outdoors at Palo Duro Canyon

Instead of spending Christmas at home around the tree, some families thought outside the box and went to the Palo Duro Canyon to explore the outdoors.

Amarillo Activity Youth Center’s ‘Secret Santa’ goes above and beyond this Christmas

The Amarillo Activity Youth Center’s ‘Secret Santa’ has returned to give all 32 kids on the Georgia Street Walmart’s Giving Tree a Christmas surprise.

Motorcycle ministry delivers surprise gifts to Amarillo families

After partnering with the Marines Toys For Tots in September to collect hundreds of donations on Biker Sunday, Hardcore Motorcycle Ministries set out to make the toy deliveries early Christmas Eve morning.

Northside Toy drive helps over 1,000 children this holiday season

This holiday season, the Northside Toy Drive has serviced over 1,000 children in the Panhandle.

Amarillo student receives a new smile with help from teacher and local orthodontist

With the help and encouragement from his teacher, a Palo Duro High School junior received free braces from Harwell and Cook Orthodontics.

Area veterans spread holiday cheer with annual Christmas concert

Veterans at the Thomas E. Creek Community Living Center held their annual Christmas concert for their fellow residents, employees and families.

Center City and AQHA announce Deck the Herd contest winners

Center City of Amarillo and the American Quarter Horse Association announced the winners of the second annual Deck the Herd contest on Friday morning.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service kicking off Master Wellness program

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is looking for volunteers who are interested in promoting health and wellness.

Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge named in best birding areas of Texas

The Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge has been named in the list of best birding areas of Texas by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine.

Discovery Center offers extended hours during the holiday break

Admission during these special hours will be only $5 per person (members and those age two and under are still free).

Salvation Army hosting free Christmas dinner for community

The dinner is from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and will include servers and hostesses, featuring a host of donated, home-baked desserts.

Operation Blue Santa provides gifts for local children in need

Operation Blue Santa was started in 1972 by two Austin Police Department officers who wanted to make a difference in their community during the holidays.