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Crews responding to fire at Owens Corning

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Randall County Fire Department along with Amarillo Fire Department responded to a fire at Owens Corning this afternoon. According to a post by RCFD, crews were dispatched just before 1:30 p.m. for a fire in the south furnace area. RCFD says crews remain on scene to...
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Police investigating after person shot last night in Tulia

TULIA, Texas (KFDA) - Police are investigating after a person was shot last night in Tulia. Tulia Police Department said around 8:50 p.m. Thursday, officers were called out to the area of Northwest 5th Street and North Briscoe Avenue on someone who was shot. The victim was taken to a...

Love WT? Show Your Love with this New Car Accessory

WTAMU is a great university in Canyon, Texas. Many people have graduated from this university and have gone on to do great things. I, myself, am a graduate of WTAMU. I'm a proud WT Buff. There are many ways to show that you're a proud alumnus of WT or a...

Amarillo Crime Stoppers looking for man wanted for burglary

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Amarillo Crime Stoppers is looking for a man who is wanted for Burglary of a Habitation. According to officials, 23-year-old Hunter Clark Gordon is wanted by the Randall County Sheriff’s Office. Gordon is around 6′2″ and weighs 205 lbs. He has blue eyes and...

WT student Op-Ed: The Light at the End of the Tunnel

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of three op-ed pieces penned by students at West Texas A&M University. From WT President Walter Wendler: "To engage their written communication skills, these students have written personal op-ed pieces. Each student is at a different point in their college career and these pieces reflect where they are and the journey they are on."

Antelopes stomp Kangaroos, 66-22

The Whiteface Antelopes shut the visiting Kress Kangaroos down in a 62-22 win last Tuesday in UIL high school boys’ basketball action. Whiteface came out running hard and took a 21-15 lead at the end of the first quarter. They shut the Kangaroos down in the second period, taking a 34-16 lead into the locker room.

Another Business on Canyon’s Square Saying Good-bye

It seems like this time of year we start hearing about businesses closing. The end of the year seems to bring them out. This is the second business in a couple of days to hear they are closing in Canyon. The Square is going to lose yet another business in...

West Texas A&M volleyball team wins first national title in 25 years

SEATTLE (KVII) — For the first time in 25 years, the No. 9 West Texas A&M Lady Buffs are crowned NCAA Division II National Champions after defeating No. 3 Concordia-St. Paul in four sets on Saturday in Seattle. Bryli Contreras, Abi Nash, Kayla Elliot and Torrey Miller earned All-Tournament...

Canyon to host Christmas in Canyon event Saturday

Update (3:21 p.m.) Officials with the city of Canyon released information about street closures and safety related to the events occurring for the Christmas in Canyon event on Saturday. According to its Facebook page, parking in the square will close at 2 p.m. Cars also parked along 4th Ave. from 15th St. to 20th St. […]

WT holds its annual Festival of Lights

The holiday season kicked off at West Texas A&M University (WT) on Thursday night in Canyon with its annual Festival of Lights. A staple of WT tradition, the Festival of Lights began in 1990 and, with the exception of 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns, has been a yearly Christmas event for the university. Featured...

A Special Teacher for Special Students

One part of a school’s staff that always gets overlooked is the staff members dedicated to students with special needs. Here at Canyon High School, one of those staff members, Ms. Victoria Greene, gave me the chance to ask her a couple of questions about her job and why she does it.

Canyon, December 03 High School 🏈 Game Notice

There are 2 high school 🏈 games in Canyon. The Wellington High School football team will have a game with New Home High School on December 02, 2022, 16:57:00. The Wellington High School football team will have a game with New Home High School on December 02, 2022, 17:00:00.

Two buildings at WT to be part of $54 million infrastructure projects approved by regents

Two buildings at the West Texas A&M University campus in Canyon, including a brand-new building, will be getting a major facelift thanks to recently approved funding totaling nearly $54 million from the Texas A&M University System.   According to reports, during the Texas A&M University System's Board of Regents meeting held Nov. 10, two infrastructure projects were approved for the Canyon campus: $44.9 million was approved to renovate the Geneva Schaeffer Education Building, and $8.9 million for...

The Top 10 Most Popular Surnames in Amarillo

Our surnames or last names tell the story of our ancestors. These are our family names. Whether it be given at birth or taken at marriage. They are the names that let us follow our family trees. When looking at the most popular surnames in Amarillo, you can probably guess which one is number one.

Students supporting students year round at Canyon High School

CANYON, Texas (KFDA) - At Canyon High School, the extracurricular organizations take the cake on supporting and encouraging one another. “We both love to promote everybody else’s will, the Ag left for state yesterday morning, and the band and our football teams were out there sending them off. The cheerleaders in January are going to compete their state competition and we’ll always do something for them to send them off. This board always likes to have that campus involvement,” said Todd Winfrey, head football coach, Canyon High School.

WT Attebury Honors Students Honored at Dec. 1 Reception

Students from the Attebury Honors Program celebrated their accomplishments and saluted their advisers during the reception in Legacy Hall on WT’s Canyon campus. “In addition to the regular rigor of college, Attebury Honors students also engage in research activity, enriching intellectual courses outside of their majors, presentational experiences and leadership activities,” said Dr. Carolyn Baum, Attebury Honors Program director and assistant professor in the Department of Communication. “These graduates are excellent students who have taken every opportunity to enhance their learning to prepare for a professional future and become contributing members of their communities.”

Law Enforcement talks Porch Pirates during holiday season

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Christmas is only a few days away and people are ordering last-minute gifts for everyone on their lists. With the increase in online orders during the holidays, law enforcement said that there is also an increase in the prevalence of porch pirates. During the holiday season, according to Sergeant Carla Burr, many […]