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Borger FD able to fly American flag for first time in four years

Borger Fire Department has a new addition to the front of its building: the Stars and Stripes. The city finished installation of its new flagpole after the old one was damaged four years ago. Construction delayed the installation of a new one until recently. On Monday, the department officially hois

KFDA - 2018-03-20 20:44:24

Crews Responding to a Wildfire Near Stinnett

Image Courtesy: City of Borger / Hutchinson County OEM Crews are responding to a wildfire southeast of Stinnett. The City of Borger / Hutchinson County OEM said there is no immediate threat to Stinnett residences. We are told East Broadway out of Stinnett is currently closed due to heavy smoke. St

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-03-20 21:47:53

Amarillo Teen Drowns in Corpus Christi

Image Courtesy: MGN Online CORPUS CHRISTI (KRIS) - A teen from Amarillo drowned last week in Corpus Christi. According to the Nueces County Medical Examiner, the 14-year-old girl drowned near Packery Channel on Friday. Police say she was missing for several minutes before being spotted unconscious i

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-03-20 01:30:54

Henry: Bring on the red-light cameras in Amarillo

Despite the fact I got nailed twice by a City of Amarillo red-light camera shortly after the program was implemented in 2007, I think the program has been a success. (I got my car's picture taken twice at the same intersection. Some people have to learn the hard way.) And I predict red-light cameras

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-20 20:16:21

Two arrested after chase leads troopers into Potter County

Two people are behind bars after a high-speed pursuit in Potter County. According to Texas DPS, the chase began near Carson County on I-40. Troopers chased the gray Honda Civic to Masterson Road in Potter County. A male and female occupant were taken into custody. According to troopers, a small amou


AGN Editorial: Get ready - water use restrictions are coming

It is now official, at least as far as we are concerned. It is still about three months until the official start of summer, but for all practical purposes, it is time to consider that summer has arrived in Amarillo. And the city of Canyon has provided one of the first examples. Canyon is already loo

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-20 21:12:20

Letter: There is a storm coming in Amarillo

Concerning City of Amarillo's lawsuit against the owner of the property that serves as the location of "Tent City," I observed some have centered on Amarillo City Council's laxity to back the owner from an attack on the homeless. Still others remark that the homeless, with hurting hearts, enjoy bask

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-03-21 13:16:25

Fire threatens area near hospital district

Amarillo fire crews spent Sunday evening monitoring a grass fire that threatened the possibility of evacuations in the city's hospital district. The Amarillo Fire Department said the blaze was contained around 9 p.m., and and no evacuation measures would be taken."We have a grass fire that started a


Crews responding to multiple fires in Texas Panhandle

Crews are currently responding fires throughout the Texas Panhandle. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple | Android Fire near Channing Crews are currently responding to a large grassfire near Channing. The fire is between Channing and Boys Ranch moving northeast. Officials say


Hutchinson County Sheriff Deputy Arrest Man for On-View Charge of Sexual Assault of a Child

Hutchinson County Sheriff's Department responded to a report of a Sexual Assault of a Child in the Sanford Area. When arriving on scene, Deputies took Quaid Tannen Kirk into custody for the on-view charge. Deputies took Quaid to the Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office for further questioning. Quaid


Amarillo Officer Shoots Dog Attacking Man

Just after 11 a.m., the Amarillo Emergency Communications Center received a call from a male in the 3900 block of Linda Drive, who was being attacked by a dog in his front yard. Officers in the area observed the male in his yard attempting to fight off a large breed dog with a stick. The officers g


Amarillo Police Arrest Knifepoint Robbery Suspect

On Thursday evening, Amarillo Police responded to an aggravated robbery involving a knife in the 2400 block of Hobbs. The male victim was out walking and was approached by two male subjects. They had attempted to rob him at knifepoint and when he challenged them, they ran off. Dispatch was able to


Man arrested after knife-point robbery attempt

Justin Bryson, a 29-year-old man was arrested following a knife-point robbery attempt Thursday evening, according to the Amarillo Police Department. Bryson was booked into the Potter County jail on charges of aggravated robbery; possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 3; and possession o


Two Local Doctors Cited by Texas Medical Board

AMARILLO - The Texas Medical Board has cited two Amarillo doctors. The first is Dr. Jeffrey Cone who has voluntarily surrendered his license. Dr. Cone cited medical issues as a reason he can no longer continue his medical practice. He had previously had his license suspended following his arrest aft


City warns of scam using DFD number

The City of Dumas is warning residents to be certain who they are talking to before taking advantage of special offers. Most recently, the city received reports of calls being made from a phone number belonging to Dumas Fire Department. One local resident received such a call and, upon answering the