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School takes precaution as police investigate apparent shooting

An Amarillo elementary school is on lockout mode as authorities continue to investigate an apparent shooting in the area. The Amarillo Police Department said the shooting happened around 9:44 this morning in the 1600 block of South Hughes. Police say neighbors in the area heard gunshots and called t

KPLC TV - 2017-11-17 16:37:45

Tickets available for Amarillo Community Prayer Breakfast

The Amarillo Community Prayer Breakfast will celebrate its 28th annual event on Nov. 21. David Barton, founder and president of WallBuilders and author of numerous best-selling books, will speak at this event. WallBuilders is a national pro-family organization that is dedicated to presenting Americ

KPLC TV - 2017-11-17 16:21:55

Downtown library holding book sale

The downtown library in Amarillo is holding a book sale this weekend. Today from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., a Friends Member Only sale will be held, and books will be sold at $5 per bag. If you want to become a Friends Member, you can purchase a membership at the sale. Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until

KPLC TV - 2017-11-17 16:10:01

Dozens of high school students protest alleged firing of football coach

Dozens of Belton High School students are outside of the school protesting the firing of football coach Al Maxwell. Many students said they are upset that the coach was fired after he allegedly did not report two students he caught smoking marijuana. The students were heard chanting "We want Maxwell

KPLC TV - 2017-11-17 15:36:24

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cooler weather on the way

Another round of fog this morning will lead to a slow commute, so use caution on the roads and your low beam headlights. Fog will move out by mid-morning leaving the rest of the day with a mix of sun and clouds and high temperatures in the lower 80s. A warmer week for high school football games this

KPLC TV - 2017-11-17 11:35:16


Good Morning. John Bridges and Britney Glaser with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise. Part of the controversial Keystone Pipeline is shut down after thousands of gallons of oil leaked in South Dakota. A federal judge cuts one Louisiana abortion law from a suit filed by an abortion clinic a

KPLC TV - 2017-11-17 10:34:09

Crash involving 18-wheeler leaves several injured, shuts down I-10

A crash on I-10 in Baton Rouge late Thursday night involving an 18-wheeler resulted in several injuries and closed the interstate for some time. It happened on I-10 West over the LSU Lakes at Dalrymple Drive around 11 p.m. Witnesses reported at least one person was inside a vehicle that got pinned u

KPLC TV - 2017-11-17 10:10:24

SPIRIT SCHOOL: Vinton High School

This week our spirit school is Vinton High School in Calcasieu Parish. 'Spirit School' is an opportunity to showcase our high schools across Southwest Louisiana. From sports to student body organizations, to ace teachers that make a difference in a child's life -- KPLC's Candy Rodriguez will travel

KPLC TV - 2017-11-17 10:12:05

Wytheville Community College to host bluegrass, old time jamboree

Wytheville Community College is sponsoring its free monthly Bluegrass and Old-Time Jamboree, this time featuring The Country Boys and The Slate Mountain Ramblers on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 7-9 p.m. The Jamboree will be held in the William F. Snyder Auditorium on the WCC campus, located at 1000 East

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-11-16 16:30:00

Ginny's Christmas Market will open Nov. 17 and 18

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Bland, Wythe students attend career fair

Wythe and Bland County juniors and seniors got the opportunity to network with area professionals at the Wytheville Meeting Center during the Wytheville Community College Career Fair last Thursday. WCC Career Coach Shasta Sowers, who helped organize the annual event, said the fair gives students the


Foundation awards grants to non-profits, local governments

The Twin County Community Foundation announced the awarding of 12 healthcare-related grants totaling $250,641 to entities in Carroll, Grayson and Galax. The foundation's first grants were to eligible not-for-profit agencies and local government entities to promote health, education, and welfare of

GALAX GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 01:26:00

City moves personal property tax deadline to Jan. 5

Galax residents will have a little longer to pay their personal property taxes this year, thanks to extra-thorough testing of the billing software. At the Nov. 13 meeting, City Manager Keith Barker asked Galax City Council members to move the deadline for personal property payments to 30 days late

GALAX GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 01:29:00

Historical society to host talk on Lewis & Clark Trail project

On Sunday, Nov. 19, the New River Historical Society will hold its Quarterly Membership Meeting at 2 p.m. at the Wilderness Road Regional Museum in the heart of Newbern. In addition to regular business and election of officers and board members, the group will hear a presentation from Margaret (Pegg

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-17 05:15:00

Stabbing suspect sought in Grayson

INDEPENDENCE - The Grayson County Sheriff's Office and the Virginia State Police are searching for a suspect involved in a reported stabbing on Beech Grove Lane in Galax on Tuesday afternoon. David Lee Combs, 39, of 2212 Beech Grove Lane, is a suspect in a stabbing at the residence, which occurred

GALAX GAZETTE - 2017-11-15 21:11:00

Little Jimmie sign-ups Friday and Saturday

BLUEFIELD - Volunteers with the Community Christmas Tree campaign will begin signing up children Friday and Saturday for the upcoming Little Jimmie party. Parents can sign-up their children Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the city auditorium on Stadium Drive in Bluefield. A second day of sign-ups will be


Sedona Hub is all about the Bassett songs, no trouble

Join Bill Bassett, longtime singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and master of ceremonies at the Blazin' M Ranch for a night of Music in the House, It's All About the Songs at the Sedona Hub on Friday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. This song stylist has a collection of original and co-written tunes for the audie

SEDONA RED ROCK NEWS - 2017-11-16 21:47:02

Governor's Office of Highway Safety Approves Grant to Advance Judicial Education

Sedona AZ (November 16, 2017) - The Arizona Supreme Court received a $34,230 grant from the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety that will be used to train new and veteran court judges on traffic laws, case management, DUI, and more. As with last year's grant, this grant includes funding to s

SEDONAEYE.COM - 2017-11-16 23:59:59

Limited housing in Sedona is a perennial issue

Today's dominant front page story by Assistant Managing Editor Ron Eland explores Sedona's perennial housing shortage. "Affordable housing," and the lack thereof, has been a recurring nightmare for residents. In Sedona, "affordable housing" doesn't necessarily mean Section 8 federally subsidized hou

SEDONA RED ROCK NEWS - 2017-11-15 21:21:16

Sedona's housing shortage is growing crisis

It's a problem that continues to grow with no immediate relief in sight. Available and affordable housing is not a new issue here in Sedona but it is one that has come even more to the forefront this year as businesses - both big and small - struggle to find and keep employees. While the resort indu