Good Monday Morning, Folks! A partly cloudy Monday will give way to yet more chances for rain this afternoon and this evening. Temperatures outside will remain about 5-10 degrees below average on a southeasterly wind around 10-15 mph. It also be another humid afternoon out there as well. The severe threat will stay low this afternoon, but we could see
AMARILLO -- The Curry County Sheriff's Department saves one couple after their vehicle was submerged up to the windows in standing water. This happened yesterday just before noon on State Road 108. Officials say one of the deputies swam to the vehicle, at the same time a nearby farm worker was driving a front-end loader tractor as far as he could
AMARILLO -- On I-27, there will be various lane closures between Hollywood Road and Rockwell Road. If you're driving East on I-40, there will be lane closures at the Coulter Street overpass, as well as at Paramount Street. If you're heading West on I-40, there will be closures between Coulter and Soncy. On Highway 87, expect lane closures between the Canadian
AMARILLO -- Tomorrow, the cast members will perform in the Texas Originals Variety Show. It will be at the Branding Iron Theatre at WT. In the past, the admission cost was $10 that would go toward the Texas Scholarship fund. However, this year, all proceeds will go to the family of Peyton Trueblood. Trueblood was killed on Friday after two magazines
AMARILLO -- For the fourth year in a row, the city of Amarillo welcomed back Ama-Con. Stacy Clopton Yates who works for Amarillo Public Library, one of the major sponsors of Ama-Con says, "This is our fourth Ama-Con, it is a celebration of pop-culture. We have people in costume, we have game tournaments of all kinds, we have some live action
AMARILLO -- Local restaurant owners are changing the way they operate when providing food for outdoor events. They say the change stems from some misunderstanding in policy between them and the Environmental Health Department.
AMARILLO -- The 4 day camp is the kick-off event for a year of one-one one mentoring as well as group activities that few of the kids would have the chance to experience, such as rock climbing, roller skating, and water slides. The mission of the promise project is to help break the cycle of incarceration by providing the children of
AMARILLO -- It was all part of the annual Polk Street Cruise, sponsored by the Amarillo Area Corvette Club. Everyone was invited, whether it was to drive, or unfold their lawn chairs, sit in the grass, and check out the rides.. The event was on Polk Street and Tyler Street between Fourth and 12th Streets.
AMARILLO -- The big event had cosplay contests, presentations by authors, artists and performers, and vendors of all kinds of crazy things. We're told Ama-Con has more than doubled in event goers from when it started in 2012, and their using triple the space at the Civic Center
AMARILLO -- The walkers began downtown at the proposed M-PEV, at Seventh and Buchanan, and finished at the end of Polk Street. Then they headed to the Potter County courthouse lawn where there was live music and food. Event organizers tell us the purpose of the walk is to demonstrate their love for downtown and what the walking experience could be
AMARILLO -- This evening was the 31st Annual Lobsterfest. Tickets were $55 each and money raised will help the Amarillo area adult literacy council achieve their goal of teaching functionally illiterate adults to read and therefore to function more fully in society. Lobsterfest is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the literacy council. There was a full-course steak and lobster
AMARILLO -- Coldwell Banker First Equity Realtors is teaming up with Amarillo SPCA to try and find homes for about 20,000 dogs this year. This weekend is the dogs national pet adoption weekend. It's a nationwide event, part of the "Homes for Dogs Project." Amarillo SPCA tells us they are thrilled to be apart of the event and hope to really
AMARILLO -- An Amarillo man is dead after a collision in Ochiltree County. It happened yesterday morning on Highway 70, about 15 miles South of Perryton. Troopers say 20 year old Jordan Dixon was driving North on Highway 70 when he drove off of the road through a fence and hit a tree. He was ejected from the car and pronounced
AMARILLO -- Just after 5:30 Friday evening, an explosion happened in Palo Duro Canyon near the amphitheater. Danny Alexander, the public i nformation officer for Randall County Sheriff's Office says, "Responders reported the fireworks buildings that they store fireworks for the finale of the play "Texas" has exploded. There were two portable containers that they store the fireworks in and both
UPDATE (7:17 p.m.): Officials have confirmed a 21-year-old 'TEXAS' stage manager died in the incident. PALO DURO CANYON -- Officials say one person is missing after an explosion in a firework bunker in Palo Duro Canyon. They say it happened at the Pioneer Amphitheater that houses the Texas Outdoor Musical show. Officials say the park is shut down until further
AMARILLO -- There have been 19 residential burglaries in just the past week, but that's not unusually high. CPL Jerry Neufeld of the Amarillo PD says, "It is really about average. From the last quarter we averaged a little over 20 so we're at 19, I mean that's pretty much on average. Some weeks we will see as few as 15
AMARILLO -- The longest running women's networking group in Amarillo is celebrating a big mile stone. Today marks 35 years for the Amarillo Women's Network. The group was created in 1980 to address concerns and career needs of area business women. Today, the group celebrated its success with a luncheon at the Amarillo club. The keynote speaker for the event
AMARILLO -- You, too, can help save a life just by rolling up your sleeve. The Coffee Memorial Blood Center's critical need for type "O" negative blood continues. You can donate at the Center at 7500 Wallace Blvd. in Amarillo. Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday - 8
AMARILLO -- More than $100,000 are going toward better transporation for veterans and disabled people. It's part of $66-million in funds by the Texas Transportation Commission for the state. It's estimated that 34-million mobility trips were taken statewide last year.. The hope is that the funds will help better the ones we have here locally.
AMARILLO -- Part of the high plains has been listed as an emergency disaster area. Collingsworth, Hall, and Hartley Counties are one's listed in our area. Governor Greg Abbott made that announcement, earlier this week. This comes after severe weather rolled across Texas early last month. This proclamation allows for more funding for any damages made by the storms.