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Old building, new outlook in Pampa

Pampa, TX -  Since the 80's, The Worley Hospital in Pampa has sat abandoned on the corner of Somerville and Francis. There are even rumors it's been a place for paranormal activity. 

"If there was such a thing as a haunted house, this would be it," said president and pastor of Carol Peet Ministries, Carol Peet. 

Peet and her ministry hope to change that in the near future. 

"We want to put in there what we call a human resource and life training center. That covers a lot of area, it's definitely faith-based but we also want to train in different aspects of life," said Peet.

The human resource and life training center would also teach practical things like budgeting money and preparing meals -- something she says is needed for people in the Panhandle. 

"That way people's needs are going to be met, people are going to be helped, people are going to be encouraged and that's the crux of our ministry," said Peet. "To encourage people and helping them find their purpose, and their destiny in life." 

The first step in the renovations is to get a new roof, but that is easier said than done. Peet says she doesn't know how much it will be to give the Worley Hospital a brighter future, but she does know it's money her organization can't afford. So, why take on the project? 

"Well, the only answer that I have is that when I felt like God turned my heart towards it, it's like I didn't have any other choice," said Peet. 

Peet and the rest of her ministry are staying positive that through donations they will be able to give the old Worley Hospital a new look, while also helping people improve their lives. 

While renovations will change most of the building, Peet says she will keep the exterior looking the same. 

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