Tag Archives: Texas Panhandle

Texas Talks to Focus on Women

An upcoming lecture at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon will be centered on pioneering women in the history of the state. Continue reading

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Artist Call/ Amarillo Museum of Art Open

From their Facebook page: The AMoA Open is a unique initiative designed to give artists of all ages and levels of experience an opportunity to exhibit their work in a museum setting. It is open to any artist working in … Continue reading

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Biking across the Panhandle for 4-H Healthy Living Program

Joe Ostaszewski reminds us that fitness is as simple as getting outside, riding your bike, and having fun. He was a finalist on The Biggest Loser. He is riding a bicycle across the country to raise awareness for the 4-H … Continue reading

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Panhandle Art Briefing

Tomorrow is First Thursday at The 806 First Fridays (upcoming) at Sunset Center   At Amarillo Museum of Art: Side by Side: Romy Owens and Christopher PekocMay 16, 2014 – August 24, 2014 Mary Mito: Meditations on NatureJune 6, 2014 … Continue reading

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More ways to help Fritch, Texas after wildfires

–St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Amarillo -Fritch Fire Volunteers — please note! The address for the multi-agency resource center — MARC — has changed. The new address is 308 Ridgeland, Fritch TX 79030. Please follow the Red Cross signs. –Toot’n Totum … Continue reading

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Texas Panhandle Fritch fire: status, ways to help, more

From ProNews7: “As of 5:20p.m., the following stats have been released from the National Weather Service: Consumed 2,583 acres;Destroyed 131 structures – 89 of which were homes;The one fatality during the fire is not directly related to the fire;1300 homes and … Continue reading

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Amarillo Area Foundation is there to help the Panhandle

This wonderful site is for one of the area’s crown jewels– the Amarillo Area Foundation, a nonprofit community that works to benefit citizens of the Texas Panhandle. The Foundation was formed in 1957, originally to address the needs of the … Continue reading

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First TX hantavirus case for 2014 recorded in the Texas Panhandle

According to High Plains Public Radio and the Texas Department of State Health Services, a Swisher County resident contracted hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. Hantavirus is carried by rodents, and people are most prone to infection when dust is stirred up from … Continue reading

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Dust and music on this day in 1935 in Pampa, Texas

“April 14, 1935 On this day in 1935 a great dust storm covered the Texas Panhandle town of Pampa, inspiring Woody Guthrie to write the song “So Long, It’s Been Good To Know You.” Guthrie had moved to Pampa in … Continue reading

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Texas Panhandle communities may run out of water in 90 days

It’s getting that bad. “Saving 20 gallons a day” could make a huge difference. http://watrnews.com/2014/04/texas-panhandle-communities-may-run-water-90-days/#.U0cfcpW1w01

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