Savor the Flavor: Top 5 Must-Visit Mexican Restaurants in Amarillo
In this article, we're exploring five fantastic Mexican restaurants in Amarillo. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Man convicted of murder for unprovoked shooting during video game party
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — A man was convicted of murder for an unprovoked shooting during a video game party. Matthew Wilson was sentenced to 42-years in prison. On July 19, 2017, several people gathered at a house on Tyler Street near Amarillo Blvd to hang out and play video games.
Watch Wild Chaser Video of Massive Supercell Over Amarillo, Texas
Nature's power can sometimes be both mesmerizing and spine-chilling. An enormous supercell formed over the vast skies of Amarillo, Texas, leaving onlookers in awe and reaching for their phones to document the spectacular event. Buckle up, folks, as we take you on a thrilling ride through the captivating images and...
Teens Arrested For Alleged Planning Of School Shooting In Texas
Two young individuals from the state of Wyoming have been taken into custody after an alleged attempt at a school shooting in League City, Texas. Here's what we know at the time of writing. Details Of The Case. On February 9th, 2024, police from Lander, Wyoming, contacted police in Amarillo,...
The Best Ways to Save With Price of Gas in Amarillo Rising
It was just a short time ago that we were paying around $2.35 in Amarillo for gas. It was really nice. Since it was above $3 not too long ago. So when we can get a break on the price of gas it seems life is easier. Everything else is...
Annual Canadian River off-roading Sand Drags event this weekend
POTTER COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - Thousands of people from all over the Texas Panhandle and surrounding states will bring their off-roading vehicles to the Canadian River this weekend. “It started off as just some guys going down and just going to have fun and it turned into a yearly event...
Kroger, Snakes, And AI; Here Is The Worst Song About Amarillo, Texas Ever Made
Amarillo, Texas is immortalized in country music. Yellow City has found its way into songs performed by everyone from Marty Robbins to George Strait. Recently, a video was uploaded to YouTube of a country song that has me asking a lot of questions. The main one being, when the hell did Amarillo get a Kroger?
Caught on Camera: Auto burglary suspect, reward offered
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — Amarillo Crime Stoppers is asking for help identifying suspect wanted for breaking into vehicles in the City View neighborhood. The burglaries happened in the early morning hours of Feb. 10. The suspect left the scene in a red or maroon 4-door car. If you have...
Amarillo police: 2 students arrested after gun found on middle school campus
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Amarillo police say two students were arrested after they say school administration found a gun on the Travis Middle School 6th Grade Campus. Police say on Tuesday around 9:30 a.m., officers were called to meet school administration at the 6th Grade Campus on a student with a gun.
Amarillo Assistant Chief Jimmy Johnson Steps Up as Interim Police Chief
The City of Amarillo has appointed Assistant Chief Jimmy Johnson as the Interim Chief of Police. This announcement was made on February 12, following the former Police Chief Martin Birkenfeld's move to the role of Managing Director of Public Safety. Interim City Manager Andrew Freeman commended Johnson's dedication to public safety and expressed confidence in his leadership abilities.
Woman dead after struck by vehicle on I-40 frontage road; driver turns herself in
A driver turned herself into police after another woman was fatally struck by a vehicle Tuesday night, the Amarillo Police Department (APD) reported. APD said around 9:13 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, officers were sent to the scene of a "vehicle vs pedestrian hit and run" in the 3600 block of East I-40 south frontage road. They found a woman who had been hit by a vehicle. She was taken to an area hospital, where she...
Police Chase In Amarillo Leads To Arrest Of Two Fugitives
The streets are a little safer today in Amarillo. Yesterday, Amarillo Police were able to arrest two fugitives that they had considered violent. Considering what they had on them at the time of their arrests, and the charges they were hit with, I'd have to agree with their statement. Isaac...
39th annual Make-A-Wish Car Show to be held March 2-3
The Panhandle Council of Car Clubs (PCCC) is holding its 39th annual Make-a-Wish Car Show on Saturday and Sunday, March 2 and 3 at the Amarillo Civic Center. This year's event is expected to include more than 300 vehicles, from show cars and street rods to classics, sports classics, muscle cars, motorcycles, tractors and more, with vehicle ages ranging from 1917 to 2023. In addition to the many vehicles on display, the event will include more than 40 booths and 40 vendors selling items including Scentsy, jewelry, car accessories, car paint, clothing, and much more. The car show will also include a model car contest with submissions on display during the event.
Gov. Greg Abbott makes second stop in Amarillo in less than a month
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Governor Greg Abbott in Amarillo Friday to support the candidates he has endorsed in this primary election. This is his second stop in Amarillo in a month to endorse Caroline Fairley, who is running for Texas State Representative 87, a seat that has been held by Rep. Four Price since 2011 […]
USPS employees join with concerned citizens to offer feedback on proposed changes
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The United States Postal Service is asking for public input on a proposed change that would move outgoing mail operations from the Lubbock facility to Amarillo. It’s part of a $40 billion investment meant to improve postal services across the country, including here in Lubbock.
If You’re Looking To Make Money In Construction, These 5 Jobs Pay Best In Amarillo, Texas
Everyone is looking for ways to make the most money they can these days, even in Amarillo, Texas. Many of us have taken on second jobs, or have considered taking on a whole new line of work to make the most we can. If you're considering getting into construction, here are the five best-paying jobs in Amarillo.
Amarillo Regional Crime Center's high-tech approach aids in 200+ first-year arrests
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — ABC 7 took an inside look at the innovative work being done at the Amarillo Regional Crime Center. Established just one year ago, the ARCC has already made a significant impact, assisting in over 700 cases resulting in over 200 arrests. The ARCC has implemented...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Plans Another Stop in Amarillo
It's election season and that means we will start seeing many top politicians making the rounds in Texas. Governor Abbott returns to the Yellow City. Governor Abbott will be back in Amarillo, on Friday, February 23rd, hosting the Help Governor Abbott Get Out The Vote In Amarillo along with Caroline Fairly. Fairly is a conservative running for the Texas House District 87.
This week's meetings include Amarillo College BoR, city council
9 a.m.: Potter County Commissioners' Courtroom, 500 S. Fillmore, Room 106. Budget amendments; payment of vouchers; insurance fund report; monthly Treasurer's Report. Discussion and possible action relative to: update on the latest developments with the Commons at St. Anthony's Project, and take any action necessary pursuant to discussion; RFP to American Elevator Company; bids for road materials; consider widening Jim Line Road installing curbs and gutters, as necessitated by traffic associated with schools in Bushland; employment items; fire alarm cellular commicators; jail report; executive session, if necessary.
Mayor Stanley to Talk State of the City Address Tuesday
Amarillo Mayor Cole Stanley will discuss potential options for this year’s State of the City Address during the City Council’s meeting next week. According to an agenda posted to Amarillo.gov, the City Council has a planned discussion item during its work session on Tuesday focused on the State of the City Address. In an interview with The Amarillo Pioneer, Stanley said the discussion will focus on how this City Council will host its event. The Mayor stated that he hopes this year’s event will move away from being as focused on the accomplishments of the municipal government, and will center more on the community, as a whole.