Mission Amarillo Shoe Closet celebrates giving away 10,000 pairs of shoes

The Mission Amarillo Shoe Closet is celebrating giving away 10,000 pairs of shoes.

  Pantex partners with college students to study birds in the area

  Deadline approaching for Amarillo Elks Lodge Mud Volleyball tournament

  Xcel named top military veteran employer

  Amarillo VA to lay engraved bricks into patio in honor of fallen veterans

This Weekend in the Panhandle

  Amarillo repair shop donates remote-control cars to hospital to make operations less scary for children

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View the top 20 pictures from the NewsChannel 10 Cattle Drive Photo Contest

  Students, parents invited to San Jacinto Area Cleanup Day

Kwahadi Dancers to celebrate 75th anniversary

  Big Brothers Big Sisters looking for mentorship volunteers

  Amarillo Juneteenth celebrations to feature parade, jazz

Portales celebrating ‘pioneering spirit’ with ‘Heritage Days’ celebration this month

  TxDOT bringing interactive drunk driving exhibit to Hodgetown

The game quizzes and educates players on the dangers of drinking and driving and encourages them to plan a ride ahead of time if they plan to drink alcohol.

  Susan G. Komen North Texas merges with West Texas branch

In addition to the original 75 counties served by the two branches, the new entity will add 16 new counties to their service area.

High Plains Food Bank distributes record amount of senior food boxes in May

The High Plains Food Bank distributed a record amount of senior food boxes in May.

Pantex biologist, partners receive national recognition for bird conservation

Pantex Biologist Jim Ray and his partners were announced today as the winners of the 2019 Presidential Migratory Bird Federal Stewardship Award.

Dumas Dogie Days events kick off tomorrow

Insurance company holding Amarillo seminar to help business owners to create harassment-free workplaces

Georgia St. Walmart brings “retail-tainment” to customers

  Sod Poodles selling tickets for game benefiting Center City

  Amarillo Walmart, Sam’s Club stores join forces to benefit Children’s Miracle Network

Center City and NewsChannel10 partner for 25th High Noon on the Square season

Dates and details for High Noon on the Square

NewsChannel 10 and Center City of Amarillo are partnering for the 15th season of High Noon on the Square.

  Fare, route changes on table for Amarillo City Transit public meetings

The city will hold six public meetings throughout the summer to give presentations on the possible changes.

Xcel Energy continues to prepare for high-demand summer days

Xcel Energy is upgrading a key electrical substation ahead of high-demand summer days.

  Amarillo City Transit looking to cut some services

Amarillo City Transit is looking to save by discontinuing trips that begin, or end outside of the American Disabilities Act required service area.

  Amarillo SPCA teams up with 2 local restaurants for dog adoption events

Amarillo SPCA is teaming up with Raising Cane’s and Taco Villa this weekend for dog adoption events.

Hall County K-9 dies from allergic reaction

A Hall County Sheriff’s Office K-9 passed away yesterday after an apparent allergic reaction.

Texas Parks and Wildlife partners with Texas Archaeological Society to study, teach at Palo Duro Canyon

Members will be able to participate in excavation and lab work and receive lectures from experts in the field.

  Animal advocates invited to AAYC’s Amarillo Animal Coalition meeting

According to the Facebook event, the meeting is geared toward finding solutions to problems facing the Amarillo animal population.

  Free health, legal help available at North Heights fair

On June 8, the organizations are hosting a health and legal fair, providing legal clinics and education.

Amarillo Chamber announces summer fireworks event

The Amarillo Chamber of Commerce announced their Summer Fireworks Extravaganza is set to take place downtown on June 29.

Region 16 announces Tanya Larkin as Superintendent of the Year

Region 16 announced on Tuesday that Pampa ISD Superintendent Tanya Larkin was named the 2019 Region 16 Superintendent of the Year.

Amarillo VA to host job fair

The Amarillo VA Health Care System will be hosting a job fair for multiple positions this Thursday.

  Registration opens for AC’s ‘Chalk It Up’ art competition

This summer event is a partnership between Amarillo College and Panhandle PBS, and pits artists from around the area head-to-head to create the top chalk art masterpiece.

  Explore the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum at night this weekend

You can tour the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum at night this weekend.

  Amarillo Museum of Art hosting art AFTER dark

The Amarillo Museum of Art will host art AFTER dark on Friday, June 7.

  United Way to give $5,000 to Panhandle Behavioral Health Alliance

United Way is preparing to give $5,000 to Panhandle Behavioral Health Alliance tomorrow to assist mental health first-aid classes.

Wonderland’s ‘First Responders Night’ offering free passes to emergency workers

In addition, their families can receive discounted $14 WOW Passes at the gate.

Authorities begin enforcing paid parking in downtown Amarillo

The three month grace period for paid downtown parking in Amarillo has ended.

Event cancelled at Discovery Center after pipe bursts, rains flood basement

The Don Harrington Discovery Center is cancelling Camp Iwanna this Friday after a pipe busted in the East Wing, mixed with heavy rains causing the center’s basement to flood.

  TxDOT breaks ground on project to relocate Loop 335

Crews will break ground on the project, which is designed to reduce traffic congestion along Soncy Road in Amarillo.

City of Amarillo taking public comments on zoning revisions

City of Amarillo officials will meet Wednesday to make revisions to of its zoning code.

  Grace period for paid downtown parking in Amarillo ends Monday

The grace period for paid downtown parking in Amarillo is set to end on Monday, June 3.

  Buckner hosts resource fair for kids aging out of foster care

On Friday, dozens of children aging out or adults who aged out of the foster care system attended Buckner Amarillo’s resource fair at Paramount Baptist Church.

  Business owners from Shamrock, Amarillo take home U.S. Small Business Administration awards

The winners will also receive recognition from government officials, including the governor, Rep. Mac Thornberry and the cities of Amarillo and Shamrock.

  June Jazz swinging onto AC campus for next month

The college is inviting those attending to bring blankets and chairs to sit and enjoy the music at the pedestrian mall.

  From laundry to lashes: Another round of businesses open their doors in Amarillo

Another round of businesses is opening their doors to people in Amarillo.

  Good News with Doppler Dave: Area cafe keeping spirit of Route 66 alive

Attracting visitors from all over the nation and all over the world, MidPoint Cafe seems to keep the spirit of Route 66 alive with their atmosphere and pies.

  June Jams kicks off in Neblett Park in Canyon

Those eager to get their summer started can kick things off tonight at June Jams in Neblett Park.

  Happy State Bank announces 2019 Lemonade Day Amarillo winners

Happy State Bank announced the winning entrepreneurs for Lemonade Day Amarillo.

Santa Fe Trail Fishing Derby coincides with Kansas Free Fishing Day

The Kansas Department of Wildlife’s event accept anglers of all ages and skill levels to catch the largest fish they can in various age categories.

  Interfaith Campaign distributes $300k to assist Amarillo homeless

The funds were distributed to 14 Amarillo nonprofit organizations during an event Thursday morning at the Amarillo Area Foundation.

2 Amarillo students advance to final round of Scripps National Spelling Bee

Two eighth grade students from Amarillo got through round three of the Scripps National Spelling Bee today and will be advancing to the final round tomorrow.

  Companies team up to provide free camp for grieving children in Amarillo

Applications for campers are due by May 31.

Amarillo students advance in Scripps National Spelling Bee

An eighth grade student from Amarillo is advancing to the next round of the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington D.C. this week.

School zones for summer school begin Wednesday

As summer school sessions begin on Wednesday, May 29, summer school zones will become active.

Amarillo man continues family tradition of serving in U.S. Navy

An Amarillo man is continuing a family tradition of serving in the United States Navy.

Amarillo Zoo allowing families to ‘check out’ zoo pass from Amarillo Public Library

Each pass is good for up to two adults and six children and can only be used once per family.

PACE workshop aims to help Amarillo business owners lower operating costs

PACE users can upgrade their heating and cooling systems, lighting, solar energy systems, water pumps and other energy-saving measures.

Armstrong County Sheriff’s Office to provide free gun locks to community

The Armstrong County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with Project ChildSafe and will distributing gun locks for free to anyone in need.

  Young Marines honoring fallen heroes

As local families honor fallen heroes, the Young Marines organization showed their respect by handing out 1,500 roses during the Llano Cemetery Memorial Day service.

  FirstBank Southwest downtown branch open for business

After a yearlong project, FirstBank Southwest has officially opened the doors to its downtown location to customers.

City offices closed for Memorial Day

City of Amarillo offices will be closed on Monday in recognition of Memorial Day.

  Street Volkswagen donates car to local Navy veteran

A local Navy veteran received a new car today, thanks to Street Volkswagen of Amarillo.

  Harwell & Cook Orthodontics announce winner of Smiles for Teachers program

Harwell & Cook Orthodontics announced the winner of the Smiles for Teachers program on Friday, which awards a new smile to one lucky area teacher.

Brandon Smith awarded supervision of Warford Activity Center

Smith is an Amarillo native and alumnus of Palo Duro High School.

  Good News with Doppler Dave: WWII vet’s 1955 Ford restored for his 99th birthday

Walt celebrated his 99th birthday last weekend and along with cake and time with family, he received something he hadn’t touched in 47 years--his 1955 Ford.

  Texas A&M initiative funds WT, AgriLife by $1 million for water engineering program

The Texas A&M University System announced a Chancellor’s Research Initiative between West Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center which includes $1 million to assist in building a water engineering program for graduate students and the resources it needs.

Phillips 66 donates $50,000 to support area first responders

Phillips 66 donated $50,000 today to The 100 Club of the Texas Panhandle to support area first responders.

  Memorial Day weekend marks tax holiday on certain ENERGY STAR appliances for Texans

Buyers can purchase, rent or lease qualified appliances without paying sales tax or presenting an exemption certificate.

  Demand for hotels continues to rise in Amarillo

With the start of the travel season, the demand for hotels in Amarillo continues to rise

  The PARC fundraiser aims to connect attendees to homeless through walking

Four different routes are available to choose from, ranging from 1.3 miles to 4 miles.

Amarillo Parks and Recreation to offer Summer recreation, lunch programs

Amarillo Parks and Recreation will offer a free Summer Recreation Program and a Summer Lunch Program.

  Ed Montana headlining Texas Air & Space Museum’s ‘Bar-B-Que & Boot Scootin’’

Attendees can expect a viewing of the AZ CAR B-27J “Maid in the Shade” bomber, as well as the western swing stylings of Montana.

  Texas State Parks offering day passes for Memorial Day weekend

Texas State Parks are offering Save the Day passes for Memorial Day Weekend.

  Bank of America donates $15,000 to Maverick Boys & Girls Clubs of Amarillo for career exploration

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. has donated $15,000 to the Maverick Boys & Girls Clubs of Amarillo to help teach youth about careers and the workforce.

  Deaf Smith County using grant money to preserve county records

Deaf Smith County is on a mission to preserve the history of the county.

  City of Amarillo’s utility billing to resume normal billing practices

The City of Amarillo is resuming normal billing practices for utility bills beginning in the month of May.

  City of Clovis seeking concerns, comments on senior citizen issues

The meeting will be on May 22 at 3:00 p.m. at the Curry Resident Senior Meals Association.