By: Michelle Langowski
US Marines are looking for your help this holiday season to make sure area kids have a magical Christmas.
As black Friday shoppers hit local stores today, Marines kicked off their Toys for Tots program.
Marines were at various locations, including Toys-R-Us, collecting gifts and donations for those less fortunate.
Sgt. Amy Garcia says "Toys for Tots is doing really well, we've already had one whole crate full of toys and we continue to have people come in and trickle in toys."
The Toys for Tots program hopes to collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute them as Christmas presents to needy children in the community.
Tuesday, around 10:20 p.m., Amarillo police were dispatched to the 4400 block of Mesa on a possible aggravated assault. Officers discovered a deceased male with a gunshot wound to the upper body.
Weather outlook for Wednesday, March 21
Crews are responding to a grass fire south and east of Stinnett.
The HOPE, or Homeless Outreach Providing Encouragement, Program has been unanimously renewed by city council to begin its second session.
A new hotel in downtown Portales has the city and local business owners excited that it will bring more visitors and buisness.