One person was transported by ambulance to meet Life star in White Deer following a small explosion Tuesday morning at Flogistix, just off of Price Road in Pampa. The name of the victim or type of injuries are not being released at this time. Flogistix is located at
2016 AAA green car guide now available
Mayor Brad Pingel signed a Proclamation recognizing the Railroad Commission of Texas on its 125th Anniversary.
The attached release announces that Xcel Energy has been named the nation’s top utility wind provider for the 12th consecutive year, as ranked by the American Wind Energy Association. In additional to the information in the release, I wanted to pass along that Xcel Energy’s Texas-New Mexico region is setting new records when it comes to the amount of wind energy used to meet overall electricity demand. The new hourly record for our region was set on Nov. 11, 2015 when customers were receiving 60.29 percent of their power from wind at 1 a.m. On Nov. 15, Xcel Energy met 50.83 percent of our daily load with wind energy. Our new monthly wind record in Texas-New Mexico is 28 percent of load served by wind energy, set just last month. Wind energy makes up more than 15 percent of our regional mix over a year’s time.
WASHINGTON - The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) presented U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) with its highest annual award Tuesday during a ceremony on Capitol Hill. The Col. Arthur T. Marix Congressional Leadership Award was given to Thornberry, who serves as the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, for his strong leadership and support of the uniformed services community.
While many workers are injured, killed in work zones, motorists are killed most in Texas work zone crashes.
The Texas Panhandles could be in for some major rainfall over the weekend, starting on Friday. The National Weather Service in Amarillo sent a briefing at around lunchtime on Wednesday.
The Pampa city council met on Monday for their first meeting in the month of April. Mayor Brad Pingel was absent for the meeting.
YC3 returns with impressive lineup of movie and TV celebrities for a three-day Extravaganza.
Bruce Brame, Hero of Hope speaker, tells audience of “Hate,” “Hope” and “Love” when it comes to dealing with cancer.
The Pampa Art Club has been in Pampa for 58 years and will be holding their annual Art Show at the White Deer Land Museum next month starting on Monday, May 2.
Pampa Fire Chief Kim Powell has announced her retirement from the City of Pampa after many years of service.
AgriLife Extension plans regional horticulture seminars in Amarillo
The hotwash was in regards to the fire last week.
The Pampa City Commissioners Court met for their second meeting of the month of March on Monday afternoon.
The Pampa Retired School Personnel Association held its regular monthly meeting. From left to right Lorene Cash, Linda Ditmore, Francene Owens, Donny Hooper (guest speaker), Carmella Montoya and Claudette Deason.
AMARILLO, TEXAS—Plains Land Bank will distribute $6.75 million of its 2015 earnings to borrowers in early April. Over the past 12 years, Plains Land Bank has returned an average of 23 cents of every dollar that borrowers have paid in interest in the form of patronage checks at stockholders meetings.
Disaster Unemployment Assistance now available in nine counties.
The deadline to sign up is March 25.
Annual Pampa Partnership Golf Tournament to be
Earlier this week, Pampa Police Department unveiled not only a new look to their uniforms, but also new decal to some of their vehicles and a motorcycle division.
Pampa municipal court judge Kurt R. Curfman is resigning from his position as of March 31.
The Pampa city commission met Monday evening in their first meeting for the month of March. Commissioner Karen McLain was absent for the meeting.
Julie Saiz (pronounced “size”) joined Pampa Meals on Wheels as the director in August of 2015.
Seventeen months after initial groundbreaking, Culberson-Stowers crew enjoying new building.
Phillips 66 pipeline gives $35,000 community grant to Pampa CERT program
Pampa Independent School District will be holding a Family Art Day from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, in the Pampa High School Commons and Rotunda.
He had 59 percent of the votes. Nearly four-hundred voters, out of the 4,817 total, did not vote for a Sheriff Candidate.
The National Weather Service in Amarillo will be holding their 2016 SKYWARN storm spotter training today from 1 to 3 p.m. and Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at city hall in the commission chambers.
New AAA Foundation Research finds many drivers are unsafe
The City of Pampa commissioners court met Monday evening for their second meeting in the month of February.
Over the past several years Gray County roads have seen issues with everything from dead animals dumped on the side of the road to stop signs shot, knocked over and even yanked out of the ground.
AAA finds two-thirds of American drivers concerned about potholes on local roadways.
The CEO of Happy State Bank, J. Pat Hickman, was the speaker for this month’s Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Only licensed carriers and peace officers can carry in city parks.
Photo by John LeeThere is still not an expected open date for the La Quinta Inn & Suites being constructed just south of United Supermarkets on Hobart Street. Owner Minesh Patel said they are going through some substitutions of personnel on the project and are needing to regroup. There has been some concern about employees being paid for the project and Patel said they are resolving the issue. “The banks are getting involved and we are getting everything sorted out,” Patel said. “We are regrouping and seeing what we need to get done to finish the project.”
PAMPA – Ammons Companies, a network or Service oriented companies, has announced an office relocation. The Pampa based company has moved its Officer and Administrative offices from North Hobart St. near Randy Matson to NBC Plaza II. The New address is 1224 Hobart St., Suite 10.
“Have you ever wanted to be something else? Have you thought about being a doctor, lawyer or how about a jeweler? This week I sat down with Ken Rheams, owner of Rheams Diamond Shop, to get a better understanding of his job. Ken was very kind to sit down with me as this is the first article I have written for The Pampa News.”
The Pampa Chamber of Commerce held three Goldcoatings recently at businesses new to the Pampa Chamber. The Goldcoatings were held at,starting at the top, Clements Cleaners, Don Whitney Insurance and Pampa Service Center.
The Pampa City Council held their second meeting of the month of January on Monday evening. Commissioner Robert Dixon was absent from the meeting.
Pampa Police Dept. introduces corporal rank, city commissioners discuss gun ordinance
With former administration assistant Danita Salazar moving on to work in the medical field, the Pampa Chamber of Commerce has found her replacement in Alex McKerrow, 24, who recently moved to the area from Oologah, Okla.
News came out recently on a break in the water line that runs from Lake Meredith and Amarillo operated by the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority. The break in the line is in a section completely separate from Borger and Pampa, who also draws from the line, therefore they will not be affected by the break.
Housing report for November 2015, compared to November 2014. The median home price is down 37 percent; active listings are up 93 percent; average days on market is 108.
Good Friday - Friday, March 25
City of Pampa trash collection on holiday schedule for New Year’s Day
Last week, The Pampa News told you about the recycling center near the entrance to the Pampa Landfill. This week the center looks a little more festive as it has been decorated for Christmas. The creative decorations were done by Victoria Carrillo. Looks like this is another use for recycled tires.
It was a full house at city hall on Monday evening as the ordinance concerning game rooms hours of operation and seal fees took center stage in a heated discussion at the City Commission meeting. Commissioner John Studebaker was absent from the meeting.