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New Pampa development addresses affordable housing shortage

PAMPA, Texas (KVII) — Affordable housing options for people living in Pampa are going to improve in the future. Sometime in 2019 construction on a new 60-unit family community in East Pampa will provide new options for people who want to reside in Pampa. Harvest Park Apartments will be a place for y

ABC7AMARILLO.COM - 2018-12-12 18:19:22

Top of Texas Crime Stoppers Looking for Stolen Native American Artifacts

ROBERTS COUNTY, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - You could earn a reward for helping Top of Texas Crime Stoppers locate stolen Native American artifacts from Roberts County. According to the Roberts County Sheriff's Office, the items that were stolen were a wooden display frame with three Alibate knives and ten

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-12-13 03:05:00

Programs in the Panhandle are eager to see the 2018 Farm Bill go in effect

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - The Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, also known as the Farm Bill, is heading to President Trump’s desk for a signature of approval. With the Farm Bill poised to go into effect, many programs in the Panhandle are calling this a big win.

KFDA - 2018-12-14 00:49:00

Up 4 Adoption: Pictures with Santa

Your pet can get their picture taken with Santa at Petsmart on Soncy. Pictures with Santa is Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16 from noon to 4 p.m. Digital copies are free and 5x7 copies are $10. Proceeds with benefit the Amarillo Panhandle Humane Society.

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-12-14 20:57:00

Christmas Angel Tree still has unclaimed names

Amarillo Area Mental Health Consumers still have unclaimed names on it Christmas Angel Tree. About half of the 35 names that are on the tree have been selected, said Tony Foster, AAMHC executive director. The adults-only tree is to grant the wishes of the clients they serve.

AMARILLO GLOBE-TIMES - 2018-12-14 08:01:00

Hereford resident ‘pays it forward’ to a former playmaker

In this week’s Pay it Forward, we see a great example of good karma. A playmaker from several years ago has someone else pay it forward to her! This is a very touching story proving once again how good people in the Texas Panhandle can be.

KFDA - 2018-12-12 03:40:00

Snow could blanket the South this weekend in major winter storm

(CNN)A significant winter storm is taking shape Friday over the Southern Plains and Texas and will spread this weekend through the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. How far south freezing air will reach remains an open question, making it difficult to precisely forecast ice and snow accumulation. Where it

CNN - 2018-12-08 01:31:00

Texas Panhandle Ag producers react to $867 billion farm bill

AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — With bi-partisan support and almost $900 billion farm bill passed through the Senate and Congress and now awaits President Donald Trump’s signature. The new farm bill awaiting the president’s signature is $867 billion is getting positive reaction from ranchers and farmers in

ABC7AMARILLO.COM - 2018-12-13 18:16:53

Pampa PD raises $5,400 for No-Shave November

PAMPA, TX (KFDA) - The Pampa Police Department locked up their razors for No-Shave November and, by the end of the month, managed to raise $5,400 for cancer research.

KFDA - 2018-12-01 02:50:00

Top of Texas Crime Stoppers looking for suspect of Indian Artifacts theft

ROBERTS COUNTY, Texas (KVII) — Top of Texas Crime Stoppers is looking for information on a burglary of a habitation in Roberts County where Indian artifacts were stolen. According to authorities, on Sunday, a burglary of a habitation was reported to the Roberts County Sheriff's Office. The criminals

ABC7AMARILLO.COM - 2018-12-12 14:28:30

Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested

A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-14 00:08:46

Remains Of World War II Pilot From Texas Located, Identified

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The remains of a World War II pilot from Texas missing since a 1945 crash in the Philippines have been located and identified. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency on Friday announced confirmation of the remains of 21-year-old Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Hulen A. Leinweber of

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-14 14:27:00

Texas hockey player attacks defenseless opponent with stick in disturbing video

A disturbing video has emerged showing a high school hockey player using his stick as a weapon to repeatedly strike a defenseless opponent laying on the ice -- a brutal attack one league official called "the worst thing that I've seen on video."

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-14 14:44:35

Texas RB Toneil Carter to transfer from the program

AUSTIN -- The Longhorns are losing a member of their backfield. Sophomore running back Toneil Carter, a former Under Armour All-American, will transfer from the program. After receiving some action last season, Carter -- a 6-foot, 205-pound product of Langham Creek High School in Houston -- was pass

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-12-14 18:57:00

Massive haul of meth, cocaine, heroin seized at US-Mexico bridge

A drug bust at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas earlier this week exposed nearly $7 million worth of narcotics at a cargo facility. Border agents at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility were alerted to a commercial shipment of stone blocks on Monday. Officers with drug-sniffing dogs

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-13 01:01:23

Texas Water Development Board Approves $1 Million for ag water conservation equipment loan program

AUSTIN – (December 13, 2018) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $1 million from the Agricultural Water Conservation Loan Program to the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District (Armstrong, Carson, Donley, Gray, Hutchinson,

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-12-13 18:39:00

Borger Fire Chief names new Assistant Fire Chief

BORGER, Texas (KVII) — Borger Fire Chief Bob Watson announced the promotion of Captain Michael Galloway to Assistant Fire Chief, effective Monday. Galloway joined the Department in August 1993 and has been with the Borger Fire Department for 25 years.

ABC7AMARILLO.COM - 2018-12-10 16:10:40

Professional chimney sweep gives tips on fireplace safety

AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — This winter season, homeowners across the Panhandle will arrange wood, open the damper, and prime the flue in preparation for lighting a fire. But before you ignite, you should brush up on a few safety tips to make sure your fireplace is in the clear.

ABC7AMARILLO.COM - 2018-12-09 14:15:51

Winter storm pushes freezing rain into Panhandle

The winter storm is now dropping freezing rain in the Panhandle of Texas and heavy rain resulting in Flash Flood Warnings in the eastern portion of the Lone Star State. But for the Four States, it's smooth sailing for the commute home or any Friday night activities you have planned.

KOAMTV - 2018-12-07 18:06:00

Heart of The High Plains: Finding A Place To Call Home

The Amarillo Panhandle Humane Society works to find dogs and cats a forever home. 2018 was a big year for the organization. Cheyenne Zinmer, APHS Marketing Manager said, "we've got everything growing this year, then it has in the past, especially our Petsmart program, that has grown more than anythi

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-12-10 11:38:00