Perryton celebrates 100 years with Wheatheart of the Nation Celebration

Perryton’s Wheatheart of the Nation celebration kicked off on Aug. 22, the day the town was founded.

  Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

  New In Amarillo: hydration station expands, plus a new shop to build your own stuffed animal and more

Veteran Resource Center in Amarillo celebrates 5 years of helping veterans

  InfantRisk Center raises money to increase access to MommyMeds app

  Women peace officers in the Texas Panhandle honored at luncheon

  NASA names Mars rock after the Rolling Stones

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  Doppler Dave’s Good News Gang volunteer program expanding, seeking volunteers

  1 killed, 1 hospitalized after semi-trucks collide in Curry County

  WT students help feed those in need by giving back to the community

Road closures and detours expected on parts of Eastern Street and Southeast 34th

Texas police chief commits suicide while being served warrant for sexual assault

  Corvette Caravan to pass through Amarillo on the way to Bowling Green, Kentucky

Fire crews continue to battle fires in Hardeman, Cottle counties

The Texas A&M Forest Service said the Copper Breaks Fire in Hardeman County is considered 84 percent while reaching 7,206 acres.

  Free health clinic in Amarillo set for Sunday

The 3 Angels Community Center will be giving residents an opportunity to attend a free medical clinic this weekend.

  Early morning fire in north Amarillo ruled as undetermined

The blaze began around 3:00 a.m. today at 900 block of Grant Street.

What temperature should you keep your AC on? AC repairman weighs in

Stay comfortable and save money by using these recommended settings for your central air.

  Amarillo VA Health Care System hosts Town Hall

  Innovative technology used in the Panhandle

  Phishing Scam: IRS warns about new attempt at getting your data

  Grand jury finds no wrongdoing in Dalhart officer-involved shooting

  Downtown Amarillo Library becomes a Family Place Library

  Traffic back to normal after 6-car collision on I-40 at Bushland

You’re invited to be a real slacker at this year’s Slack-A-Thon

Martha’s Home will host Slack-A-Thon for the second year.

  Officials: Kidnapping suspect could be in Okla. or Texas

Texas County officials are searching for a kidnapping suspect who has ties to Texas and may try to flee the country.

Block Party fun in downtown Amarillo heralds 75th annual Boys Ranch Rodeo

Boys Ranch Block Party is giving residents of the High Plains a taste of the upcoming 75 annual Boys Ranch Rodeo this Saturday.

Amarillo Zoo seeking volunteers and educational interns

The Amarillo Zoo is reaching out to the area in search of new volunteers and potential fall educational interns.

  Person rescued after being trapped in grain bin west of Hereford

A person has been rescued after being trapped in a grain bin west of Hereford this afternoon.

  ‘It’s disappointing’: Thomas Brown’s mom reacts to suspension of AG’s investigation

After the Attorney General’s Office announced it suspended the investigation into the disappearance of Thomas Brown, the Canadian teenager’s mother, Penny Meek, said she’s still holding out hope.

Make a furry Build-A-Bear friend at Amarillo Walmart

Those who shop at the Walmart located on South Coulter Street will be able to build a furry friend as soon as today.

  City of Borger resumes normal business operations following ransomware attack

The City of Borger is resuming normal business operations after a ransomware attack earlier this week.

  Woman killed in overnight hit and run in north Amarillo

The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a hit and run that left one woman dead late Wednesday night.

Range fire in Hardeman County at least 70% contained

The Copper Breaks Fire in Hardeman County is at least 70 percent contained as of Wednesday night.

  Free GED classes offered to women on probation in Texas Panhandle

The Center for Advancement has announced it’s offering GED classes to post offending women on probation.

Kidnapping suspect now in police custody

Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs your help looking for a man wanted on a kidnapping charge.

Water boil notice still in effect as crews work to replenish water system in Stinnett

For those who need water, a Water Point of Distribution Center will be open today at 8:00 a.m. at the Stinnett Fire Department.

  Locked Down: Inside the prison where inmates set each other on fire and gangs have more power than guards

Widespread concern about understaffing in Mississippi's prisons has people calling for a change. They say inmates, correctional officers and surrounding communities are in danger.

  Texas Attorney General suspends investigation into death of Thomas Brown

The Texas Attorney General has suspended the investigation into the death of Thomas Brown.

  Local banks among fastest growing in the High Plains

Two local banks among fastest growing banks in the Panhandle.

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her old songs

Swift said she plans to re-record her songs after her catalog was purchased by popular music manager Scooter Braun.

  Breaking Pavements: Amarillo women discuss getting into truck driving industry

More and more women are entering the truck driving industry.

  City of Amarillo proposes new budget and tax raise for upcoming year

Amarillo City Council members proposed an increased tax rate for the upcoming year, which would be used to fund over 13 new job positions and city street repairs.

  Veterans Resource Center hosting 5th anniversary event this week

The Veterans Resource Center will host a special event honoring the fifth anniversary of the Veterans Resource Center.

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas launching new program aimed at empowering communities

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas has launched a new program aimed at empowering communities by providing free legal services, advocacy, and education throughout Northwest Texas.

  Randall County officials searching for wanted man

Randall County officials are searching for a man wanted for probation violation.

  Texas Air and Space Museum to host Tribute to Greatest Generation

Patrick Swindell and Esquire Jazz will highlight the fifth annual “Tribute to the Greatest Generation” dinner and dance hosted by the Texas Air and Space Museum.

  Amarillo Area Foundation to host 1st graduation ceremony of Nonprofit Leadership Academy

The Amarillo Area Foundation will host the first graduation ceremony for participants in the Nonprofit Leadership Academy.

Amarillo police have located missing man with dementia

The Amarillo police have located a missing man.

‘Very fortunate’: LSU responds to false alarm security scare

LSU officials gave the all clear on campus just minutes before 5 p.m. after reports came in hours earlier of an armed intruder on campus at Coates Hall.

  Sign language interpreter steals show from rapper Twista

Amber Galloway Gallego has some lightning-fast moves to go along with the rapper’s high-speed lyrics.

  City of Amarillo hosting meeting for upcoming utility projects in the Woodlands, La Paloma subdivisions

The City of Amarillo Capital Project & Development Engineering is holding the utility meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in room 275 at the Simms Municipal Building, located at 808 S. Buchanan St.

  Federal team joining state and local forces to battle Copper Breaks Fire in Hardeman County

Crews continue battling the Copper Breaks Fire in Hardeman County, and a federal team has joined in the efforts to contain the fire.

  Amarillo chiropractor warns of increase of kids with back issues due to backpacks

Each year, a local chiropractor has seen a growing number of kids with back/spine issues due to wearing their backpacks incorrectly.

Cheer squad parents asked to sell fundraiser raffle tickets for semi-automatic rifle

Heather Chilton and other parents of the Junior Lions Cheer Team members were asked to sell tickets for an AM-15 optic ready rifle for a fundraiser.

  Plemons-Stinnett-Phillips schools canceled today due to water main break

According to city officials, a main water line broke at the intersection of 5th Street and Stewart Avenue.

  Faith City Mission moving to bigger space at new location

Faith City Mission says it’s been in dire need of a larger space for some time.

Amarillo residents to expect lane closures on Soncy this week

Starting on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug 21 and 22, sealcoat crews will be active on Soncy Rd. from I-40 south to 45th Ave.

  Veteran rescues horses from starving conditions and offers free equine therapy

Veteran rescues horses and offers free equine therapy.

  Amarillo’s hotel industry boosts city’s economy

Amarillo's hotel industry is one of the leading factors in the city's thriving economy.

Elton John slams media for criticizing Harry, Meghan over private jet use

Elton John took to social media to slam stories that suggested that Prince Harry and Meghan were hypocritical for accepting jet travel despite their devotion to eco-causes.

  High Plains Food Bank to host registration in Dalhart for Commodity Supplemental Food Program

The High Plains Food Bank will host a registration event for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program in Dalhart next week.

  Dumas ISD Board of Trustees unanimously vote to add $107 million bond to November ballot

The Dumas ISD Board of Trustees unanimously voted to add a $107 million bond to the November 5 election ballot.

  City of Borger continues to recover after ransomware attack

The City of Borger released information in regards about the ransomware attack that affected the city and surrounding area.

  Amarillo ISD to give $125 to teachers, other staff for school supplies

The Amarillo Independent School District Board of Trustees approved an agenda item to give $125 to teachers, counselors, nurses and librarians for school supplies.

  Amarillo Downtown Library recognized as Family Place Library

The Amarillo Downtown Library will host a presentation regarding the library’s recognition as a member of the Family Place Libraries™ national network.

  Amarillo VA Health Care System to host town hall this week

The Amarillo VA Health Care System will host a town hall for veterans on Thursday, August 22.

  Randall County now under 90-day burn ban

Randall County is now under a 90-day burn ban.

Faith City Mission to host grand opening for new building

Faith City Mission will host a grand opening event for the new building.

Amarillo resident claims $2.5 million winning lottery ticket

The Texas Two Step jackpot-winning ticket was sold on Aug. 15 at Toot’n Totum located at 3401 S. Soncy Rd. The person has chosen to remain anonymous.

  Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying suspect accused of shooting a person

About 5:20 a.m. on Aug. 10, Amarillo Police Department officers were called out on an individual who had been shot.

  Dumas police release name of man hit and killed by semi in front of Roosters

The Dumas Police Department has released the name of the man who was hit and killed by a semi-truck in front of Roosters over the weekend.

  UPDATE: Clovis police searching for two suspects wanted for robbing an 88-year-old woman at gun point

About 8:50 a.m. on Sunday morning, police said two females robbed the elderly woman at gun point in the parking lot of Parkland Baptist Church.

Anxiety in School: What to look for in your child

How do you know when a healthy dose of the jitters becomes an overwhelming anxiety?

  McLean firefighters injured, truck damaged in range fire over the weekend

Two McLean firefighters were injured and a truck damaged in a range fire over the weekend.

  Crews battle house fire in Fritch Monday afternoon

A house caught fire this afternoon in Fritch, Texas.

Two arrests made in decades-old rape, homicide cold case in Louisiana

Two men have been arrested on counts of first-degree murder, first-degree rape and aggravated kidnapping in connection with a cold case investigation that dates to 1980.

  Area fire crews continue to battle range fires in Hardeman County, Cottle County

The Amarillo Fire Department is assisting the Texas A&M Forest Service with this fire.

  Body of 17-year-old recovered at Lake Meredith

About 2 a.m. on Sunday morning, a 17-year-old boy drowned at Cedar Canyon, according to the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office.

  Glazier residents given all clear, fire in Hemphill County contained

Glazier residents are under evacuation due to a grass fire approaching the area, according to the Hemphill County Sheriff’s Office.

Amarillo area beef and dairy communities come together for Snack Pak 4 Kids

Amarillo area beef and dairy communities are coming together to support hungry kids in the Texas Panhandle.

  City of Howardwick under boil water notice

The City of Howardwick is under a boil water notice.