For just $3.00, some could get as many books as they could get their hands on at the Friends of the Amarillo Public Book Sale. The rows of the Downtown Amarillo Public Library were full of book lovers from all across the Texas Panhandle for the biggest fundariasing event of the year for the library. "It's exciting. You might find
Good Sunday Evening, Folks! Thanks for clicking on myhighplains.com. We could see more showers during Monday afternoon as tropical moisture remains in place over the panhandles. It will be chilly out there this evening and highs for Monday will be around 5-10 degrees below average. Tuesday is the first day of Fall, and right now Tuesday looks dry here in
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are talking with people about living with Type 1 Diabetes. They're having a community medical school on Tuesday, September 23rd at 6:30 p.m at the Dumas ISD central office.
Two of Amarillo's wastewater facilities are being recognized for having outstanding compliance records last year. The River Road and Hollywood road waste-water treatment facilities were given peak performance awards during the National Association of Clean Water Agencies 2014 Summer Conference.
September 22nd, Representative Ken King will be touring a segment of House District 88. He'll be talking about the 84th regular legislative session. King will be at the Claude Library Monday morning at 8:30. He'll be at the Swisher County Courthouse at 11:00 p.m., the Plainview Chamber of Commerce 1:30 p.m. and the Silverton Public Library at 3:30 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas – In an eerily similar start to last season in the Lone Star Football Festival, the West Texas A&M football team battled back from a 19-7 halftime deficit for a 27-19 victory over Shorter University Saturday afternoon. With the win, WT improved to 1-2 on the year, while Shorter fell to 2-1. Click here
Two men are arrested after they're allegedly caught with more than 17 pounds of methamphetamine. On September 18t, Texas Department of Public Safety conducted a traffic stop on a car going east on I-40 for a traffic violation in Carson County. During the traffic stop, the trooper found 15 bags of methamphetamine. 22 year old Juan Pablo Luis-Serna and 23
Veterans across Amarillo turned out for the third annual Ussery-Roan Car Show. The event was put on by WWII Veteran Roy Ehly. He says he wanted to entertain his fellow vets who share his interest in cars. Car Show Coordinator Roy Ehly says, "I like cars, and I thought the veterans would like cars, and so I went around to
Southwest Ambucs is helping some kids find some new wheels. The Amtryke Rodeo was September 20th at Seven Bar and Grill.. 16 amtrykes were given away to kids and their families, as well as therapists and sponsors. Southwest Ambucs was fitting trykes to kids, taking pictures and of course, letting them test out the wheels.
An escaped inmate from the Deaf Smith County Jail is now back behind bars. The Deaf Smith County Sheriff's Office told us around 11:30 George Contreras Jr. was found inside a home in Hereford. He was arrested without incident. Contreras was discovered missing from jail on Thursday, September 18th.
The Walk to End Alzheimer's to raise awareness and money for alzheimer's care, support and research was September 20th. People from across the area showed up this morning to be a part of the walk at Sunset Art Gallery. The Walk to End Alzheimer's is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide.
Some people are tightening the laces on their tennis shoes and breaking a sweat at Thompson Park, all for a good cause. The Conquer Chiari Walk raises awareness of Chiari Malformation, and money for research. The event is a series of coordinated walks across the country, including right here in Amarillo. Conqure Chiara Organizer Katie Klaehn says, "we need the
A disaster can strike any time. In our area, we are no stranger to wildfires, tornadoes and damaging winds. The Red Cross wants to give people the chance to be prepared. Volunteer Coordinator Karen Tomlinson says," our goal today is to really give people the tools and the resources that they need so that they can be prepared in the
CLOVIS -- We know more about an internal investigation at the Clovis police department. A Youtube video shows a Clovis police officer throwing a handcuffed suspect to the ground. The video was posted Monday. Two days before the Clovis police chief announced they were conducting an internal affairs investigation into alleged misconduct by one of their officers.
AMARILLO -- Two people are stabbed after a couple of teens are allegedly caught trespassing at a home near Westgate Mall. It all started after police were called out to Canode Road on a possible vandalism and trespassing in progress. The caller told police they saw a male and female in a vacant house. He told them to leave. That's
AMARILLO -- Early Friday morning at 1:45 a.m., Police responded to a reported shooting after the victim was taken to Northwest Texas Hospital. The 20-year-old victim had been brought to the hospital in a private vehicle. The person that brought him to the hospital left before officers arrived. The man was suffering from at least one gunshot wound to
AMARILLO -- Amarillo Police continue to investigate a midday shooting that occurred at 12th and N. Heather. The 26-year-old victim was shot in the leg and arm. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police say the shooting was the result of a dispute that started at a nearby home between the victim and the suspect.
SANTA FE -- New Mexico's unemployment rate is up as well. It's sitting at 6.7-percent for August, up from 6.6-percent in July. However, some area counties'' unemployment rates are down. Curry County is 5.2 percent. Quay County is 6.3 percent. And Roosevelt County is down 5.1 percent.
AMARILLO -- He fought for our country for seven years and we're honoring for his bravery. Today we're saluting Sargeant Juan Antonio Soto from Amarillo. Sgt. Soto is serving in the marine corps and volunteered to go to Afghanistan. His family says they are very proud of their hometown hero. From all of us here at KAMR NBC 4, thank
AMARILLO -- The Amarillo Symphony announced the return of Grammy Award winning classical pianist Garrick Ohlsson and also the premiere of a commissioned piece by composer in residence Chris Rogerson in conjunction with the opening of its 90th Anniversary season of celebration on September 19th and 20th. "The Amarillo Symphony celebrates the return back to Amarillo 32 years in the