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Crime Stoppers searching for suspect in auto burglary at AHS basketball game  KFDA

The Student Crime Stoppers of Amarillo, Inc. are searching for a suspect who allegedly stole $5000 worth of property from a vehicle at an Amarillo High School ...



Local Amarillo High School Student Kyle Thacker is Missing  mix941kmxj.com

Family, friends and police need your help in locating a missing teenager in the Amarillo Area.



Amarillo ISD Releases Statement After Coach's Death  MyHighPlains

AMARILLO, Texas - An Amarillo High School coach died, this morning. People in the coaching community and those with ties to Amarillo High say the coach ...



Former Cedar Park HS volleyball coach stands up to politics  KVUE.com

AUSTIN, Texas — High school athletics is suppose to be the purest form of sports on any level. No endorsements, no contracts, no major TV network deals and ...



Kori Clements is next head volleyball coach at Amarillo High  KFDA

Amarillo High School will soon have a new head volleyball coach.



Amarillo ISD Registration Information  MyHighPlains

In person registration dates for Amarillo ISD are August 1 - 2.



Chad Dunnam named Amarillo High new head football coach  KFDA

Chad Duncan has been approved by the Amarillo Independent School district to be the next head football coach and Athletic Director at Amarillo High School.



Blazing a trail from the Panhandle: NASA’s first female chief flight director grew up in Amarillo  KFDA

Growing up in the Panhandle, Holly Ridings graduated from Tascosa High School in 1992 and still has family in the area. Now, she is the first female chief flight ...



Amarillo High School trio named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists  Amarillo.com

Three Amarillo High School students — and close friends — are semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program.Will Boyce, Sahithi Tirumala and Luke ...



Windows on the past: Amarillo Highs history  Amarillo.com

Amarillo's city hall, once located at 1200 S. Polk St., was rented to the city's school board for $1 for the use of the town's rising need for school house space.



Amarillo High School Students Start Organization to Feed Needy & Homeless  MyHighPlains

AMARILLO,TX - An Amarillo teenager started a local branch of Rescuing Leftover Cuisine in an effort to eliminate food waste and help feed the needy and ...



Amarillo ISD poised to have second straight year of lower enrollment  Amarillo.com

Preliminary numbers from Amarillo Independent School District signal a second straight year of declining enrollment.According to a district spokeswoman, ...



Texas high school football bidistrict playoff pairings  ReporterNews.com

Who made the playoffs in Texas high school football? Here is the complete listing of bidistrict high school football playoff games in Texas.



Tascosa, Amarillo High get new principals; AISD rethinks clusters  Amarillo.com

Tascosa and Amarillo high schools are getting new principals next school year because of retirements, Amarillo Independent School District announced ...



Vulgar Cheerleader Video Sparks Public Outrage; Amarillo High Students React  MyHighPlains

A nine-second video showing an Amarillo High cheerleader using an offensive word sparks public outrage.



High school senior Thomas Brown missing from Texas after vanishing over Thanksgiving 2016  MyHighPlains.com

The day before Thanksgiving in 2016, Penny Kendall Meek was enjoying having her sons together at their Canadian, Texas home. Penny tells Dateline she ...



Tortilla pep rally at Amarillo High causes online flap  Amarillo.com

School officials are taking action after a "fiesta-themed" pep rally at Amarillo High School stirred up strong emotions in the local community and became an ...



BSA CareXpress: Early flu shot could prevent another bad flu season  KFDA

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Some doctors in Amarillo are encouraging people to get their flu shot as early as possible this year. According to a CareXpress news ...



Amarillo cheerleaders racial video creates online controversy  Amarillo.com

A video posted on social media by a young woman who appears to be wearing an Amarillo High School cheerleader's uniform shows her performing a chant ...



Academic Spotlight: Tripp Harwell, Amarillo High School senior  Amarillo.com

Tripp Harwell, 17, seniorSchool: Amarillo High SchoolNominated by: Kay Sherwood, Amarillo High Latin teacherReason for nominating student: Tripp has a ...



Aledo tennis team finishes season as regional quarterfinalists  Weatherford Democrat

The Aledo High School varsity tennis team's season ended in the quarterfinals of the region I tournament in Odessa, in a close match (5-11) with Amarillo High ...



Amarillo High School ranks in nation's top schools  KFDA

Amarillo High School ranks in the top ten percent of best public schools across the country.



Beilue: Old Amarillo High becomes history - literally  Amarillo.com

A drive down Polk Street for Rita Bryant often gives her a queasy feeling when she heads past where her high school once dominated several blocks."I feel like ...



From Amarillo to Outer Space: New airport exhibit details the legacy of local astronaut Rick Husband  KFDA

As travelers come and go through Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, a little blue cut-out room stands out.



National Signing Day: Athletes around the Panhandle heading to college.  KFDA

Today is National Signing Day, and athletes from around the Panhandle are signing to play in college.



Celebration in culture: Amarillo NAACP branch hosts Black History luncheon  Amarillo.com

With the theme "Liberation through the Arts" serving as the backdrop, the Amarillo NAACP presented a myriad of vocal, theatrical and dance performances ...



Windows on the past: The origin of Palo Duro High School in the 1950s  Amarillo.com

One of the 11 schools to be built or renovated with the $5 million bond passed by voters in 1953 was Palo Duro High School, referred to as North Amarillo High ...



AISD moves to buy old Hastings warehouse  Amarillo.com

Amarillo Independent School District took a step Monday toward purchasing the old Hastings distribution center on Plains Boulevard for a new science, ...



APD: Bicyclist Hospitalized with Life-Threatening Injuries After Being Hit by Vehicle  MyHighPlains.com

The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.



Amarillo High alumni reunite after at least 50 years  Amarillo.com

Wendene Wilson Shoupe, a 1935 graduate of Amarillo High School, made sure she came to the AHS 50th Alumni Association reunion three years ago because ...



2 Amarillo teachers up for Presidential teaching award  Amarillo.com

Two Amarillo Independent School District teachers were among 10 Texas educators named finalists for the 2017 Presidential Awards for Excellence in ...



Food inspections  Amarillo.com

Score Establishment Address Details Date PublishedRoutine inspectionA/100 Amarillo High School 4225 Danbury Drive. Score of 100 during a routine ...



Amarillo ISDs ACE scholarship may get major overhaul  Amarillo.com

One of Amarillo's most well-known education initiatives could be getting a makeover after Monday's Amarillo Independent School District Board of Trustees ...



Two-A-Days Road Trip: Wellington Skyrockets  MyHighPlains

The Wellington Skyrockets go into the 2018 season with high hopes. Bringing back Texas Tech football commit Trevor Roberson back to the offensive line.



Amarillo ISD students headed to National Science Bowl  Amarillo.com

"In what quadrant will a 1135-degree angle lie, assuming it is in standard position?""During early metaphase of mitosis, how many chromatids will be present in ...



Arrington, Myers reflect on foundation formed by rivalry, Texas Tech play  LubbockOnline.com

Enduring friendships can begin in unlikely ways.Gene Arrington was a star basketball player at Amarillo High School in 1954. And when he moved into the ...



Amarillo cheerleader under fire after sharing racist Snapchat video  Chron.com

A cheerleader at Amarillo High School is accused of sharing a Snapchat video of herself performing a chant using a racial slur. The "N-word" can be heard in the ...



Randall County, APD Conduct Joint Drug Sting Operation  MyHighPlains

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - Randall County and APD conducted a joint drug sting operation this evening, that according to Randall County officials on ...



HS Roundup: Frenship volleyball beats Trinity Christian in four  LubbockOnline.com

WOLFFORTH — Frenship downed the four-time defending TAPPS Class 4A state champions Tuesday in non-district play.The Tigers defeated Trinity Christian, ...



Firework Displays on the High Plains  MyHighPlains

Have a fireworks display you would like listed? Let us know!



Amarillo officer credits God, pebble for saving his life during act of exceptional bravery  Amarillo.com

Call comes in. Criminal trespassing.Might not be a big deal. Might be.As Amarillo police officers approach, suspect gets in a car and tries to drive away. "Get out ...



One Person Dead Following Sunday Morning Crash  MyHighPlains

The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.



Beilue: Class of '70 reunites  Amarillo.com

Their high school class should not have been deemed anything out of the ordinary, nothing distinguishable. Other than being the first graduating class of that ...



AHS teacher faces theft charges  Amarillo.com

An Amarillo High School criminal justice teacher has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested Friday.Bonnie Carol Joslin, 45, was booked into ...



Four Arrested in Connection with March Shooting in SW Amarillo  MyHighPlains

AMARILLO, Texas - Four people have been arrested in connection with the March 20 shooting on the 5800 block of SW 45th. According to officials, on April 18, ...



Leaving on a high note: Beloved Tascosa choir director Billy Talley retires  Amarillo.com

When Billy Talley came to Tascosa High School in the fall of 1984, he knew the day would eventually come when he would flip on the choir room lights for the ...



Amarillo High student recovers from 2010 rifle accident  Amarillo.com

Since Halloween 2010, things are obviously different for Amarillo High senior Tucker Karrh. There are things he can't do any longer and things he can do that he ...



Praying for rain: As drought deepens, local farmers at mercy of Mother Nature  Amarillo.com

Farmers and ranchers these days are equal parts scientists, entrepreneurs and risk-takers. But, despite knowledge in animal science or agricultural economics ...



Officials arrest 1, searching for 2nd suspect in Tucumcari shooting  KFDA

Quay County officials have arrested one person and are searching for another in connection to a shooting that happened in Tucumcari on Tuesday morning.



Bomb City Retells the Tensions Behind the Killing of a Texas Punk  Austin Chronicle

Life cut short for no good reason. The story is as old as what's now called Texas, and as relevant today as it ever was. Two mutually antagonistic groups of high ...



Academic Spotlight: Hunter Liu  Amarillo.com

Hunter Liu, 16Grade: Senior, Amarillo High SchoolNominated by: Kay Sherwood, AHS Latin teacher^Why are you nominating this student?: "Hunter is an ...



Man dies after speeding into front of school bus with students aboard  Amarillo.com

A man sped into the front end of a school bus with students aboard Tuesday and later died from injuries sustained in the head-on collision near Amarillo High ...



High Plains Law Enforcement Join #LipSyncBattle  MyHighPlains

Will we see more lip sync battles on the High Plains? Let's hope so.



Billy Ivy, Jr. Facing 6th Capital Murder for Remuneration Charge  MyHighPlains

He has also been indicted on multiple counts of arson.



Luke Kane is the 2018 Miller Lite Invitational Champion  MyHighPlains

The final round of this year's tournament was at Ross Rogers golf course in North Amarillo.



Teacher charged in teen sex case  Amarillo.com

An Amarillo grade school teacher turned herself in Tuesday on a charge she sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy.Julie Ann Moore, 34, was released from the ...



Holy Trinity Church of God In Christ presents Women of Faith and Power 2018  MyHighPlains

This year's theme is Finding Your Kingdom Purpose for Such a Time as This.



Olympic gold medalist Josh Davis brings swim knowledge to Amarillo  Amarillo.com

An Olympic gold medalist made Amarillo a part of his summer routine this week, and instructing young Texas Panhandle swimmers could become a permanent ...



Largest Wind Turbine in the U.S. Installed at WTAMU  MyHighPlains

Developed by Goldwind Americas, a world leading wind turbine technology and energy solutions provider, the GW 3S prototype is the first to be installed and ...



Walking familiar halls  Amarillo.com

Becoming principal at Palo Duro High School was like coming home for Sandy Whitlow.Formerly Sandy Koesjan, the 1978 Palo Duro graduate still remembers ...



South Polk Street evolving into downtown entertainment district with new eateries, music venue  Amarillo.com

Among all the construction and remodeling in downtown Amarillo, one stretch in particular is experiencing a renaissance. When work is completed, the 600 ...



BBB to Honor Local Company for BBB's International Torch Awards for Ethics competition  MyHighPlains.com

The Better Business Bureau in Amarillo has announced Gary's Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. was named a winner in BBB's International Torch Awards for ...



Letter to the Editor: A Cheerleader's Perspective  KFDA

Shortly after an Amarillo High School pep rally raised questions about appropriate conduct, a student cheerleader who helped coordinate the event says there is ...



Six teams in Super 25 girls basketball rankings win state titles  USA TODAY High School Sports

Six teams in this week's Super 25 girls basketball rankings won state titles this past week. No. 5 St. John's College (Washington, D.C.) wrapped up its season ...



Amarillo pharmacy student seeks consultation patent  Amarillo.com

An Amarillo pharmacy student, with a prestigious internship behind him, is hoping to get a patent approved to streamline patient-pharmacist consultations — all ...



"Fugitive of the Week" - Jerica Nicole Mills  MyHighPlains

Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs help locating Jerica Nicole Mills. Mills is wanted out of Potter County for 2 felony theft warrants of "Theft of Property under $2,500 ...



Abilene nurse learns breast cancer can strike even those with no risk factors  ReporterNews.com

Abilene nurse Carey Thompson is a breast cancer survivor after her diagnosis seven years ago.



Tascosa principal to leave post for Canadian High position  Amarillo.com

Lynn Pulliam, who is wrapping up his eighth year as Tascosa High School's principal, announced that he will soon be leaving Amarillo Independent School ...



80lbs of Marijuana Discovered After High-Speed Chase Ends in Moore County  MyHighPlains

Once inside Moore County, officials said the vehicle continued traveling south towards Dumas.



Kody Ryan Hodge (1997-2017)  The Amarillo Pioneer

Kody Ryan Hodge, 20, of Amarillo died Monday, December 18, 2017. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 22, 2017, at Hillside Christian ...



Amarillo astronaut to be honored with new spacecraft, S.S. Rick Husband  Amarillo.com

When a Cygnus spacecraft is launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket to resupply the International Space Station this month, the craft will be ...



Man Indicted for January Murder  MyHighPlains

Mark Ahrens, 32, was indicted last week for the murder of Haley Green.



Teens learn to be police officers through new APD program  KFDA

High school students in Amarillo are learning how to work in law enforcement thanks to the Law Enforcement Explorers program through the Amarillo Police ...



Getting that fire started  Amarillo.com

It was a favorite one-liner of late Amarillo Globe-News sports columnist Putt Powell, an ardent Amarillo High School supporter in his 62 years at the newspaper.



67th Annual Umbarger German Sausage Festival  MyHighPlains.com

The meal consists of German Sausage, Sauerkraut, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Applesauce, and Homemade Bread.



Social Media Claim in Thomas Brown Investigation Unfounded, Investigators say  MyHighPlains

The investigators say they do vet all tips, and this claim was no exception, but they do ask you be cautious of some claims on the internet.



Jersey Mike's will fundraise for Children's Miracle Network  KFDA

Jersey Mike's Subs customers will have the opportunity to help sick children in our area.



Texas Bar Reprimands and Suspends Two Amarillo Lawyers  MyHighPlains

Disciplinary Actions for for March & April 2017 State Bar.



One Dead after Car Crash Near Pampa  MyHighPlains

The Texas Department of Public Safety was called to a two-vehicle crash Friday on US-60 in Gray County which resulted in the death of an 18-year-old.



Area valedictorians Q&A  Amarillo.com

We spoke with the valedictorians from Amarillo's five metro-area school districts about their challenges and dreams. Here's some of what they had to say.



AISD embraces "grow your own" plan to diversify teaching corps  Amarillo.com

Amarillo ISD has set its sights on increasing its recruitment and retention of minority teachers, and the school district hopes that a grow-your-own philosophy will ...



Youth Art Show Winners Announced  American Quarter Horse Journal

The winners of the Texas Region 16 2017 Youth Art Show and Contest were announced December 5 during the show's opening reception at the American ...



Abilene observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month  ReporterNews.com

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with events all over the country raising funds, promoting screenings and providing education about the ...



A strong family history: Great-granddaughter of Quanah Parker views works of late Amarillo artist  Amarillo.com

Hawana Huwuni Townsley's family tree has many branches, and the great-granddaughter of Comanche Chief Quanah Parker got to see some of them Friday ...



Hereford Doctor Honored for Delivering 7,500 Babies  MyHighPlains

HEREFORD, Texas (KAMR) - Today, Hereford Regional Medical Center (HRMC) recognized Dr. Howard Johnson for delivering 7,500 babies during the span of ...



River Road investigates relationship, places employee on leave  Amarillo.com

River Road Independent School District officials are investigating whether an employee had an inappropriate relationship with a student, the district said ...



3 from Borger arrested, charged in Amarillo mans August death  Amarillo.com

Two 28-year-old Borger men have been arrested on manslaughter charges and a woman faces an assault charge in the death of a man who died in August after ...



AISDs Bible class on problematic list  Amarillo.com

A recent report produced by Texas Freedom Network lists the Amarillo Independent School District's Bible courses among 21 "problematic" Texas school ...



Young Life Amarillo celebrates 45 years  Amarillo.com

Virginia Maynard sat on a bright orange couch in her living room, looking through old documents, pictures and other memorabilia from her involvement in Young ...



Police: One arrested in connection to school threat  KFDA

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Amarillo police have identified a juvenile suspect in connection to a recent social media threat seemingly targeted at an Amarillo high ...



George Lee Cobb  Amarillo.com

George Lee Cobb, 64, of Amarillo died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with Dr. Howard K. Batson, ...



Amarillo High's Emerson Solano Named TGCA Volleyball Player of the Year  MyHighPlains

Before Amarillo High School's Emerson Solano turned the page on her prolific volleyball career, she was awarded the Texas Girls Coaches Association Class ...



On a mission: High schoolers, local eateries help rescue food for local charity  Amarillo.com

Catherine Heinrich spends her Monday nights collecting the unsold food from local restaurants and making late-night deliveries to the Salvation Army - all while ...



Pauline Durrett Robertson, longtime Amarillo philanthropist and artist, dies at 95  Amarillo.com

Pauline Durrett Robertson, an Amarillo philanthropist, author and artist, died Sunday morning in Dripping Springs. She was 95."She has been a pillar of the ...



Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame Special Achievement Award past recipients  Amarillo.com

Nard and Leslie Cazzell Memorial Big Play Award Winners1980-Lisa Wright, Panhandle High School basketball player; 1981-Ronald Baston, Clovis (N.M.) High ...



AISD bans AACALs pins, cords  Amarillo.com

Even with a smile, some high school seniors might not feel fully dressed during graduation.Last week, Amarillo High School senior Jacob Stephens earned pins ...



Black history month: Johnny N. Allen Sr.  Amarillo.com

Editor's note: This is the 16th feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo's African-American trailblazers. The Amarillo Globe-News will publish one story each ...



Pierce McCurry (1950-2017)  The Amarillo Pioneer

Pierce was born on July 9, 1950 in Lubbock to Melton and Mary McCurry. He moved to Amarillo as a child, where he graduated from Amarillo High School in ...



Investment in citys center is booming  Amarillo.com

Amarillo's downtown is booming after years of dormancy, and its longtime champions foresee even more development. There are currently 16 ongoing or ...



Stratford Officer-Involved Shooting Heads to Grand Jury  MyHighPlains

STRATFORD, Texas (KAMR) - The Stratford Police Department shooting findings will be presented to the Sherman County grand jury on Wednesday, May 9.



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