Palo Duro Prairie Palooza set for Friday

The event runs from 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 at PDC and costs $8.

$1.5 million gift to fund BoomTown Scholarship for Borger students heading to Frank Phillips College

  WTAMU to present research on Hispanic serving institutions and their students

  Cerulean Gallery hosting Postcards from the High Plains Art Exhibition

  Fatal DWI crash inspires powerful change in Amarillo through Andrea’s Project

  Potter County Fire Department approved for new equipment to protect firefighters from cancer

Cimarron County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Zara awarded ‘Healthcare for K9 Heroes’ grant

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Amarillo College to host free screening of anxiety documentary this week

Deadline for Habitat for Humanity’s homeowner program is Wednesday

Amarillo Job Fair set for Tuesday

Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office has a new deputy in town

  U.S. Senator Heinrich’s staff to hold mobile office hours in Portales

  Registration open next week for The Salvation Army Angel Tree program

  Demolition of historic building in downtown Amarillo could affect weekend commute

An influential building on the downtown Amarillo landscape will be demolished beginning this morning.

This Weekend in the Panhandle

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, we’ve got you covered.

Buddy the Dinosaur stomps into Amarillo and Canyon this October

You are invited to join Westgate Mall for a free story time with Buddy the Dinosaur Monday, Oct. 14.

  Last chance to reserve a seat at Bright Lights of Bra-Way this Saturday

This Saturday, Oct. 12, is the ticket cutoff for a Broadway-themed event to benefit Panhandle Breast Health.

  Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Event set for Saturday

  4th Annual Panhandle Great 25 Nurses ceremony set for today

  Fire crews to offer safety tips at Lowe’s this weekend

Mark your calendars for October FeSSt with Family Support Services

The Witches’ Ball 2019 to benefit Polaris Project

Region 16 Head Start brings Raising Bright Stars Family Fair to the community

Flag run benefiting wounded warriors set for this weekend

The Iwo Jima Flag Run starts at 9:00 a.m. and the one mile trail run/walk begins at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 in the parking lot of the Texas Amphitheater, located directly across from the Mack Dick Pavilion.

Deadline approaching for Boo at the Zoo volunteer sign up

The deadline is approaching for volunteers to sign up for Boo at the Zoo.

  Free dental services given to cancer patients and survivors in Amarillo

For the month of October, Class 1 Dental will be celebrating cancer survivors and patients by offering complimentary dental services.

League of Women Voters distributing Voters Guides

The League of Women Voters are distributing Voters Guides to 80 locations in Amarillo and Canyon.

  Amarillo police urge public to use situational awareness after recent prank

After a recent joke involving a suspicious note left on cars, the Amarillo Police Department has used it as an example to be aware of your surroundings and use situational awareness.

Amarillo Branch NAACP to host Freedom Fund Banquet

The Amarillo Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will host the Freedom Fund Banquet.

State Sen. Kel Seliger traveling around the Texas Panhandle for town hall meetings

Seliger will discuss various activities of the 86th Legislature, including critical issues facing communities and Texas.

Bookworms, get ready for a book sale in Borger this week

The public is invited to the book sale on Thursday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. or on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Odessa shooting victim laid to rest in Dimmitt, GoFundMe page available for Juanito Rosalez

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help support the family he leaves behind.

  Dan Quant head of Amarillo tourism retires

Amarillo will be looking for a new Promotions Director soon with the retirement of Dan Quandt from the Convention and Visitors Council.

  Southwest AMBUCs hosting 12th annual Gobble Wobble turkey drive

Southwest AMBUCs will be hosting its 12th annual Gobble Wobble turkey drive Oct. 1 through Nov. 18.

Take a stand against domestic violence with FSS today

The walk begins at the FSS parking lot at 1001 S. Polk St. and will continue onto the Old Potter County Courthouse located at the intersection of 6th Street and Filmore Street.

  New Amarillo Ronald McDonald House falls $200,000 shy of $3.5-million goal

The Amarillo Ronald McDonald House is asking the community to come together to help them finish funding their new house.

This Weekend in the Panhandle

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, we’ve got you covered.

  Amarillo Public Library to host exhibit: Americans and the Holocaust

The Amarillo Public Library is set to the host the Americans and the Holocaust exhibition.

  The City of Childress approved for new sewer grant

The City of Childress is approved for a financial grant to update parts of its sewer system.

  Westgate Mall will host a Holiday Job Fair this Friday

Westgate Mall is sprucing up for the holidays by hosting a Holiday Job Fair this week.

Support those with mental illness at 7th Annual Walk for Mental Health 5K

You can support those with mental illness at the 7th Annual Walk for Mental Health 5K this weekend.

City of Amarillo hosting State of the City this morning

Mayor Ginger Nelson and the City of Amarillo invite citizens to come hear about the city’s accomplishments over the last year and its goals for 2020.

  Center City promotes development in downtown Amarillo

Center City promotes development of downtown and are highlighting private and public investments.

  AISD mental health service pilot program helps connect student and counselors

The pilot program at AISD that helps the student connect with counselors is now being released for all district schools.

  Texas Panhandle Suicide Prevention Coalition to show community members how to cope with loss of a loved one

The training event is Friday and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Amarillo College West Campus.

  Award-winning authors to speak at WTAMU’s poetry reading event

Poet’s Vanessa Angelica Villarreal and Jenn Givhan will kick of the reading at 6:00 p.m. in the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. They will discuss language, literature and loss.

  West Texas A&M students, faculty weigh in on new vaping ban

The University System Chancellor said its for the health and safety of all students and faculty, and one West Texas A&M doctor agrees.

  National Night Out kicks off at the Charles E. Warford Activity Center

National Night Out is an annual program that encourages people to get out and know their community in hopes of preventing crime.

1st performance of Jazztober moved indoors to the Esquire Jazz Club

As the rain moved through this morning and continues this evening, the first performance of Jazztober is being held indoors.

  AFD “Close the Door" video gets honorable mention and $5000 fund

Amarillo Fire Department won an honorable mention and $5000 for it’s “Close Before You Doze” video.

  AMoA Alliance presents the 14 annual 12x12 Art Exhibition and Silent Auction this week

The Amarillo Museum of Art and the AMoA Alliance present the 14 Annual 12X12 Art Exhibition and Silent Auction this week.

  The Tecovas Foundation will hold a small urban development seminar Thursday

The Tecovas Foundation is hosting an event this week to discuss more affordable ways to approach land and economic development in Amarillo.

Mayor Ginger Nelson to host State of the City on Thursday

Mayor Ginger Nelson will host the State of the City on Thursday, October 3.

  Amarillo VA to provide free flu shots for enrolled VA Veterans

The Amarillo VA Health Care System will provide free flu shots for enrolled VA Veterans at the Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center and the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC).

  Amarillo Fire Department hosts Safety Town to promote safety among elementary students

Safety Town is a week-long event for elementary students to learn about the importance of safety.

  Ridership on the rise as AC family takes advantage of free rides on city buses

The partnership between Amarillo College and the City of Amarillo to offer students and faculty free transportation is benefiting many community members.

Senator Martin Heinrich’s staff will hold Mobile Office Hours this week

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich’s (D-N.m.) staff will hold Mobile Office Hours this week in an effort to reach more constituents and hear resident’s concerns.

  The Panhandle Gives and Toot n’ Totum Partner to Pull 4 the Panhandle

Starting October 1, at all Texas Panhandle Toot n’ Totum locations, customers will be able to donate to The Panhandle Gives foundation.

Jazztober begins October 1 with first event at Esquire Jazz Club

The 8th Annual Jazztober begins on Tuesday, October 1.

  Dine out and make a difference during Dine United this October

You can dine out and make a difference during Dine United this October.

Steve Spangler to bring science to Amarillo on Saturday

The Don Harrington Discovery Center said Spangler will speak on his expertise starting at 6:30 p.m. this Saturday, Sep. 28, in the Amarillo Civic Center’s auditorium.

This Weekend in the Panhandle

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, we’ve got you covered.

Logan Elementary achieved National Blue Ribbon School Award

A New Mexico school received one of the highest national honors for improving student outcomes and closing achievement gaps.

  99 days 99 ways campaign aims to show positive messages about Amarillo

Tuesday, a billboard was put up along Interstate 40, and anonymous cakes were sent to local media, both only with the website 99days99ways.com on them.

  APD is looking for volunteers to host National Night Out

The Amarillo Police Department is seeking volunteers to help with annual National Night Out.

Flavors of Amarillo Mariachi Festival returns to the Amarillo Civic Center this October

The Amarillo Hispanic Chamber of Commerce invites you to come to pay tribute to Hispanic Heritage Month with fun, food and music.

  Community comes together to honor first responders fallen from suicide

The Amarillo Police Department and Northwest Texas Hospital Pavilion came together today to honor first responders lost by suicide.

Amarillo Area Office of Emergency Management to host Prep Expo

The Amarillo Area Office of Emergency Management will host a Prep Expo to educate the public on how to be prepared during emergency situations.

  Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument hosting Flintfest 2019 this weekend

The Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will host Flintfest 2019 on Saturday, September 28.

Texas Hemp Growers hosting class to teach farmers hemp cultivation this weekend

The Texas Hemp Growers are hosting a class for farmers this weekend.

  Hope Lives Here hosting fundraiser to honor veterans and service dogs

Hope Lives Here will be hosting a fundraiser dinner and gala to honor veterans and their service dogs.

  You are invited for music and fun at tomorrow’s Sunset and Songwriters event

Residents are invited to attend a special Sunset and Songwriters celebrating the Wildcat Bluff Nature Center.

Area non-profits work to recover from lack of volunteers in summer

As summer ends and fall begins, many local non-profits are working to recover from a lack of volunteers and donations.

  Canyon ISD opens Career and Technology Academy to the public

Canyon Independent School District has its career and technology academy up and running.

  Hispanic Heritage Luncheon to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month

The Hispanic Heritage Luncheon is scheduled for next week, and you can purchase your tickets now.

You’re invited to Family Days at the Kwahadi Museum

“I was shocked and surprised and I was happy,”

  GiRL Power event set for next week

Girls, who are ages 10 to 14 years old, and their mothers will come together for this event on Tuesday, Oct. 8 form 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the regency room in the Amarillo Civic Center.

  Ronald McDonald House hosting Farewell to the House Community Garage Sale and Family Fun Day

The Ronald McDonald House is hosting a Farewell to the House Community Garage Sale and Family Fun Day this weekend.

Amarillo College STEM Lecture series to feature Texas Tech research scientist

A research scientist from Texas Tech University will discuss the impact the swine industry has on the environment as part of Amarillo College’s STEM Lecture series.

  Domestic Violence Coalition hosting Domestic Violence Summit this week

The Amarillo Potter Randall Domestic Violence Coalition will host a Domestic Violence Summit this week.

  Firefighters start District 9 VFD after City of Howardwick dissolves dept.

The District 9 Volunteer Fire Department started a month ago after receiving approval from the Donley County Commissioners’ Court.