Wonderland Park is adding something new to one of their rides. Next time you line up for the drop of fear ride, you'll see a video wall and lights. The newest addition is the first of its kind. The architects of the lights were some of the same people that worked on the lights for the empire state buildilng. Labor
One Chair at a Time hosted a donut run and roll fundraising event at John Stiff Park. The event included a 5k, a one mile run and a mini donut run for kids and young para-athletes. The organization says their goal was to encourage people in the community to become further acquainted with running alongside wheelchair athletes.
An Amarillo man is dead after he rolled his four wheeler into an iron pipe fence. The accident happend August 29th a little after nine about 8 miles north of Amarillo. Officials say 46 year old Cody Schneider was traveling east on Park Circle North and was unable to make a 90 degree turn. He died during surgery August 30th
Good Saturday morning everyone. Today and tomorrow will be mostly sunny, breezy, and hot with highs back in the 90s. In fact, some locations on Sunday may reach 100. The low to mid 90s look to return for Monday (Labor Day), with sunshine and lighter winds. Also, a slight chance for isolated thunderstorms will continue through tomorrow. If a storm
CARSON COUNTY -- A man is dead and another injured in a wreck in Carson county. It happened on I-40 just east of Conway. Troopers say a motorcycle was traveling east in the outside lane. A car passed them using the inside lane. The motorcycle turned left hitting the car. Both on the motorcycle
CARSON COUNTY -- Ten pounds of marijuana land two men in the Carson County Jail. DPS says they made a stop near Conway yesterday and found the drugs. They say the men were allegedly taking the drugs from LA to Queens, New York. The drugs have an estimated value of $44,000.
AMARILLO -- A man in is jail after he allegedly set fire to a northwest Amarillo home. Fire fighters were called out to a house fire in the 500 block of South Forest, just before 9:30 this morning. Police say two men told them at the scene, that a man jumped into their car and asked for
AMARILLO-- Large crowds are filing into stadiums and the sound of marching bands is wafting through the air. This can only mean one thing..the return of high school football. Panhandle High School Football Fan Max Reno says "This is the best time of the year. The juices are flowing...everybody's ready to roll." AISD Athletic Director Brad Thiessen says "The beginning
Statement from Senator Seliger on School Finance Decision AUSTIN, Texas --- On Thursday, Senator Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo) issued the following statement in response to the school finance ruling made by State District Judge John Dietz. "Todays decision by Judge Dietz comes as no surprise. As a state, we have long struggled with finding the appropriate system to meet our constitutional
Amarillo is included on list of states most congested roadways The annual study ranks traffic on nearly 1,800 road segments across Texas Release date - Friday, August 29, 2014 The Texas A&M Transportation Institute will publish its annual analysis of the states most congested roadways on August 29, for the first time ranking nearly 1,800 corridors in 24 regions across
Marvin W. Marty Jones has been elected chairman of the Board of Disciplinary Appeals, effective beginning September 1, 2014. The Board is a statewide independent adjudicatory body of 12 attorneys appointed by the Supreme Court of Texas to hear certain attorney discipline cases and to promote consistency in interpretation and application of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct and
Andrew Freeman is the new Assistant City Manger of Plainview. Freeman recently worked in Tulia as City Manager and has over 6 years of experience working for local governments in Texas. He will oversee the Community Development Department, Health Department, Library, Civil Service and Information Technology, as well as taking on special projects as assigned such as taking the lead
Although no illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported, Dole Fresh Vegetables is initiating a limited voluntary recall of the following products: This recall is due to possible contamination of these products by walnuts. For detailed information pertaining to this Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts message, click here .
Today marks the 9th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. In 2005 it made landfall as it ripped through the gulf coast states of Mississippi and Louisiana, flooding New Orleans. Over 1,500 people were killed. The slow federal response to the incident led to heavy criticism of the george w bush administration.
The NFL announces it is taking a stronger stance against domestic violence. The new policy includes a six week suspension without pay for a first time domestic violence offense. A second offense could result in a lifetime ban from the league. It comes after Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice was given a two game suspension for allegedly hitting the woman
Rachel Wade from 7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center stopped by the studio to tell us about their fundraiser called Shoot for the Stars. 7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center is a nonprofit organization that provides equine therapy to children and adults with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. They are located behind Arrow Ministries at 4655 s fm 1258 (Pullman
The battle over school funding in Texas isn't over yet. Despite Thursday's ruling that the state's school funding system is unconstitutional, the Texas Supreme Court will make the ultimate decision. In the meantime, lawmakers will go back to the drawing board to fix the broken system. Lawsuits over school funding have been filed on
(NBC News) With pressure mounting to deal with ISIS in Syria and Russia in Ukraine, President Obama says the United States isn't ready yet. "I don't want to put the cart before the horse. We don't have a strategy yet," the president said Thursday when discussing the threat posted by ISIS. The U.S. has hit more than 100 isis targets
The kick-off event for the Drink, Drive, Go to Jail campaign is August 29th. TxDOT, along with the Amarillo Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety are holding a media conference at the Texas Department of Transportation's Travel Information Center to discuss the enforcement campaign for Labor Day weekend.