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One to three inches of snow is expected locally in Hutchinson County on Wednesday morning. According to the US National Weather Service in Amarillo, "Forecast snow amounts remain broadly in the around 1 to 3 inch range for the southwestern two thirds of the the Texas Panhandle. Areas around …

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The ninth annual Red River Crops Conference: Planning for Success conference designed for producers in Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains is set for Jan. 19-20 in the Jackson County Expo Center, 300 S. Todd Lane, Altus, Oklahoma.


AMARILLO –  With the potential for not only snow, but especially flash freezing as the New Year begins, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Amarillo District asks everyone to enjoy the first day of the year indoors. The National Weather Service office in Amarillo says some snowf…


Fritch Volunteer Fire Department responded to a multiple structure fire on Wednesday afternoon on Fritch Drive in Fritch. Fire crews from Borger, Stinnett, other departments assisted with the fire. Hutchinson County Sheriff Blaik Kemp reported that the fire was contained and almost extinguis…


The North 207 fire started yesterday north of the 6666 Ranch Headquarters, and burned towards the community of Skellytown yesterday forcing evacuations in the small community. The fire's path continued into Gray and Roberts Counties last night. The fire is still active and has burned 15,000 …

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AMARILLO, Texas (Dec. 15, 2021) – Xcel Energy is staging employees who will work to get the lights back on if customers lose power during today’s windstorm. The company is also sharing tips customers can use to stay safe, report outages and stay informed when severe weather strikes.


The U. S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu Hawaii (then a U. S. Territory) was attacked by the Japanese the morning of Sunday December 7, 1941 at 7:48 a.m. This was characterized as a sneak attack because no state of war existed between the Japanese and the United States prior to the a…


The 25th annual Christmas Tour of Homes will be held on Sunday, December 5, from 1-4 p.m. in Pampa.  Three homes will be featured this year, including the Lunn home at 2533 Aspen, the Little home at 1601 Mary Ellen, and the Qualls home at 2305 Comanche.  All will be beautifully decorated for…


The Hutchinson County Courthouse will be lite up for the holiday season on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. The West Texas Elementary 3rd Graders will sing Christmas carols and the Grandmothers Club will hand out free hot chocolate and cookies.

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Penny Meek, the mother of Thomas Brown, and supporters held a protest outside the Gray County DA's Office on Tuesday. Meek continues to seek answers to the death of her son Thomas Brown, 17,  who went missing from Canadian, Texas, on Thanksgiving Eve in 2016. Brown's remains were found on La…

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An Andrews school travel bus was involved in a tragic two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon near Mile Marker 179 on Interstate 20.


AAA Texas is reminding trick-or-treaters, their families and everyone celebrating Halloween about how to avoid some common hazards. Since Halloween falls on a Sunday this year, celebrations will likely be happening all weekend, so drivers, pedestrians and homeowners need to stay alert.

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The Sanford-Fritch Community was busy this week soaring like an Eagle and building school spirit all around town. The week was full of shoe polishing the town with encouraging messages on area business windows, passing out invitations to the football game, and the victory bell taking a lap d…