CANYON -- Canyon Girl's Basketball Head Coach Joe Lombard has won the 2015 Morgan Wootten Award for Lifetime Achievement in Coaching High School Basketball. At the conclusion of the 2014 season, Lombard had compiled an overall coaching record of 1,160-113, winning 91-percent of his games over the past 36 years. His total number of wins in Texas girls’ basketball is
AMARILLO -- The Little Caesars Love Kitchen is visiting the Faith City Mission and the Salvation Army for the second time in a week to provide Little Caesars pizza meals for 575 people in need. The kitchen will be at Faith City Mission from 11 a.m. to noon and from the Salvation Army from noon to 1 p.m. A pizza
AMARILLO -- Northwest Texas Healthcare System is congratulating the team in the recent care of a possible ebola patient on March 17. The Public Health Department reported of a possible Ebola patient on March 17. On March 20, the Public Health Department reported both the initial and follow-up lab results confirmed that the patient did not have the Ebola virus.
AMARILLO -- Amarillo gas prices rose 6.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.24/g. The national average only increased 0.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.43/g. Amarillo gas prices are now $1.06 per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and 3.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average
UPDATE -- Investigators secured a warrant charging 38-year-old Alfredo Rosales-Pantoja with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Amarillo Police received information that Rosales-Pantoja may be in the Tulia area, and relayed that information to law enforcement. At about 5:45 AM, Swisher County Sheriff’s Office contacted Amarillo Police reporting that they had detained Rosales-Pantoja. Arresting officers reported that Rosales-Pantoja had a gunshot
AMARILLO – Amarillo Police responded to a reported robbery Saturday night at a slots type business at 3510 River. Employees told police that the suspect had been inside the business but needed to go back outside. As he opened the door to go outside, he allowed another four suspects to enter the slots business. Three of them had guns and
AMARILLO -- On Satursday evening, Amarillo Police responded to a shooting on the 2700 block of Magnolia. There was additional information that the suspect was in the yard with a gun, yelling. Officers were then advised that the suspect had driven away. Responding officers found the mother outside the home, suffering from a gunshot wound in the shoulder and
AMARILLO -- You can learn more about an upcoming project for Martin Road Lake during an informational meeting. The City of Amarillo Engineering Department is hosting the meeting tonight at 6:30 inside the Travis Middle School Cafeteria. Officials are looking to improve drainage at Martin Road Lake. Construction is expected to begin April 7th.
Howdy folks and good Monday morning. After a cool start, we'll get another nice afternoon, with much lighter winds. Temperatures will rise to the 70s and 80s for the day time. Expect plenty of sunshine. Tomorrow, the dryline sets up in the eastern Texas Panhandle with a slim chance for thunderstorms, hindered by a strong cap. We continue with warmer
A one of a kind World War Two military aircraft is making a landing, right here on the high plains. The only flying World War Two era B-29 Superfortress will be on display at the Texas Air and Space Museum. This is only temporary as the aircraft will be here until friday. The B-29 superfortress was known for flying missions
Artists have a chance to have their work displayed in our Nation's capital for an entire year. Panhandle Congressman Mac Thornberry is accepting entries for the Congressional Art Competition. The yearly competition is open to all eligible high school students here on the high plains. The deadline is April 22nd. The winner will be announced May Sixth. Also, the winning
March Madness is here and that of course means basketball. Basketball of all types as it turns out. Proceeds from this event benefit "One Chair at a Time", a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for adolescents and young adults with physical disabilities by providing sports wheelchairs.
On I-27, lanes will be closed in both directions from 26th Street to McCormick for bridge repair. On I-40, in both directions from the I-27 Interchange from the Oldham County line for patching. On US 60 from loop 335 to the Carson County line for patching. On the I-40 Frontage Roads, expect the right lane to be closed in both
For the first time in its history The Panhandle War Memorial held a "W elcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" . Plenty of veterans and their families were present at the inaugural event. This special event involved all of the branches of military as Veterans and their families came out in droves to support the memorial. Tears were shed and memories
The Amarillo Venom top San Angelo 50-32
We are less than a month away from one of the biggest dances of the year. This is at Martha's Home Second Chance Prom and volunteers were out in full costume today to show their support, and spread the word. The once upon a time fairy tail ball is the 7th Second Chance Prom for Martha's Home. The event will
The JDRF West Texas Plains Branch 2015 Vision Promise Ball is going on right now in the Heritage Ballroom in the Civic Center. The night will include a silent auction, a barrel room featuring various wines, dinner provided by Macaroni Joes and musical entertainment. The event also will feature a "Fund a Cure" Drive in which donations are made directly
Hundreds of people in our area are stepping up to help find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis and they're doing it, just by walking. The National MS Society hosted a walk MS today at Caprock High School. It's to help raise awareness and funds to support programs and services to the more than 68-thousand Texans affected by MS, including the
To honor National "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day", the Texas Panhandle War Memorial is honoring some fallen heroes. The war memorial is having a ceremony tomorrow at 2 p.m. And the public is invited. The names of Vietnam War fallen heroes from all 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle will be read.
W-T and Children's Miracle Network are teaming up today for the second annual Dance Marathon. This event is to sponsor the Children's Miracle Network of Amarillo. This non-profit organization raises funds for 170 children's hospitals all over the United States as well as providing nearly 2.5 Billion dollars in charity donations each year. This Dance Marathon started all the way