The staff at Pampa Regional Medical Center has been working diligently to expand the services provided at the hospital to save community members a drive to Amarillo and other areas for treatment.
AMARILLO – A regional one-day “School IPM Program” for integrated pest management coordinators will be held June 11 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd., Amarillo.
WICHITA FALLS – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Saturday on US Highway 287, yielding 150 pounds of marijuana valued at more than $910,000.
The City of Pampa will be spraying residential areas for mosquitoes, as needed. This is just a reminder, if you do not want your property sprayed, please call 669-5750.
There are several camps going on during the summer months. Everything from athletic camps to dance classes, but what about those who like history and going to museums?
This week is hospital week. As part of hospital week, The Pampa News will be running articles pertaining to health and Pampa Regional Medical Center.
All of Lefors elections pass, alcohol sales to become legal.
The City of Pampa is pleased to launch Pampa Community Pride, the official platform for residents to access their government in a single location. With this new tool, residents can submit, track, and view nearby service requests through their smartphones and online. Residents can also use the app to find information about events, public facilities, events, front yard bulky waste collection times, and much more.
I certify that the above cancellation was posted on the outside officially designated bulletin board in front of City Hall, facing Kingsmill, a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times and said cancellation was posted on FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015 BEFORE 12:00 P.M. and remain so posted continuously for at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of said cancelled meeting. Notice is herby given that the City of Pampa’s regular commission meeting scheduled to be held on Monday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m. is hereby cancelled.
AimBank recently had its Chamber Goldcoating. Goldcoats pictured include Sheila Webb, ReDonn Woods, Richard Morris, Ken Rheams, Scott Hahn, Susan Winborne, Lyndon Field, Pat Montoya, Heather Thompson, Shane Stokes, Alan Eubank, Kay West, Bryan Guymon, Kerrick Horton, Ronnie Wood, Darrell Sehorn, Lynn Allison, Keith Demetriades, Darville Orr, Roy Morriss and Terry Barnes.
The City of Pampa is conducting a smoke test of its sanitary sewer system in Ward 4.
Lauren Pingel, of Pampa, will be headed to state for her second straight year in the seated shot put division. Congratulations Lauren and best of luck as you head to Austin May 14-16.
When Dr. Ron Easley came to Pampa in 1981, Gray County and Pampa veterinarians were already offering discounted rabies and other
The Pampa City Commission met Monday afternoon for its second meeting of the month. All were in attendance with the exception of commissioner Karen McLain.
Event starts at 8:30 a.m. May 23 at the Mary Ellen and Harvester Church of Christ.
Tralee Crisis Center is having its annual Denim Day in the fight against sexual assault on Wednesday, April 29.
CASA of the High Plans is teaming up with Pampa Regional Medical Center this year for its annual balloon release in observance of the end of Child Abuse Prevention month. The balloon release was not done last year due to a helium shortage, but the organization is proud to announce that it is back this year.
Left, Theresa Noble took this picture of her backyard at 11:40 in the morning Monday. Top, this is the Cook Street bridge that goes over Red Deer Creek. The creek is the one that flows through Central Park. Many of the benches and playground equipment were underwater Monday afternoon. Below, Zachary Green took this photo of his backyard at 1:30 p.m. during on Monday. Almost every inch of his backyard was under water. According to the KVII SchoolNet app at the Pampa ISD recording location, Pampa received 3.14 inches of rainfall by 2:30 p.m. According the RadarScope app Zachary Green uses Pampa has had between six and eight inches of rainfall. The doppler radar does have a tendency to over-estimate, but all-in-all it is a safe bet that Pampa saw between three and four inches of rain since it started raining on Sunday evening at 7 p.m.
The Giant Arrows that appeared last year at the west edge of Pampa and downtown on Cuyler Street will be dedicated on Saturday, April 25 at 4 p.m. in the afternoon. The ceremony will take place around the arrow on Cuyler, next to the Pioneer Cottage, by the railroad tracks. A short program will highlight the Native American life of our area and the Red River War of 1874-1875.
The Pampa City Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 27, on the second floor of City Hall to discuss and possibly take action on the following items:
CrossFit Pampa will host the event at 201 N. Wells St.
A pipeline awareness and safety program was held Wednesday morning and afternoon for first responders and excavators, respectively, at M.K. Brown Memorial Center.
Altrusans Leona Willis, Kitty Hall, Lenise Coleman, Pat Johnson and Lindsey Tomaschik, not pictured, read to Mrs. Freelen’s third grade class at Wilson Elementary on Thursday morning. This is one of Altrusa’s literacy projects, and this year they have read to various classes at Wilson once a month.
Dr. Sean Wengroff is Pampa’s newest OBGYN.
The Panhandle was hit with severe weather yesterday afternoon, evening and in the overnight hours. The National Weather Service in Amarillo will be surveying the damaged areas from where suspected tornadoes touched down this weekend. Here are some of the reports that came into NWS last night.
FRITCH – The National Park Service (NPS) invites public comment on a proposed rule to revise off-road vehicle regulations at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area (NRA).
WASHINGTON — On Tax Day, U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced legislation to lessen the burden on small business owners and assist taxpayers in cutting through IRS red tape. The Small Business Taxpayer Bill of Rights Act of 2015 would lower compliance burdens for taxpayers, strengthen taxpayer protections, compensate taxpayers for IRS abuses, and improve taxpayer access to the U.S. Tax Court System.
Back on Feb. 26, Pampa Independent School District’s board of trustees ordered a bond election to the tune of $30.34 million. The bond will cover the cost of a new intermediate school ($25.68 million) and improvement to the Career and Technology Education program and facilities at Pampa High School ($4.66 million).
Post prom pictures on our Facebook page.
Texas people live in the hot-bed of southwest and spicy foods.
Photo courtesy of Della MoyerThe Community Builder Award was designed by the Grand Lodge Texas to enable local Masonic lodges to recognize outstanding non-Masons who have distinguished themselves through their service to the community, to the local, state or national government, to their house of worship, or to humanity. Thus, the award is presented to individuals who, although they have never been initiated into Masonry, have followed the same precepts, ideals and standards that have been established for Masonic behavior. On April 14, 2015 Top O Texas Lodge 1381 presented the Community Builder Award to Danny Martin, Post Commander VFW Post 1657.
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Charles Raymond Sprague, 44, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $2,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Sprague, a sexually violent predator, removed his ankle monitor on Wednesday and fled from a Fort Worth halfway house. He is wanted for felony failure to comply with civil commitment requirements and is considered at high risk to reoffend. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.
The Gray County Commissioner’s Court met Wednesday morning in the second floor court room of the Gray County Courthouse, located at 205 N. Russell.
Multiple rounds expected into the weekend.
Submitted photoKarlee Vigil, second from left in photo, was named the first runner-up in the Miss Irish Rose contest held March 14 during Shamrock’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. The 17-year-old daughter of Karl and Kelly Vigil of White Deer, she was sponsored by the White Deer Lions Club. Karlee is a senior at White Deer High School where she has participated in basketball, cross-country and golf and is involved in FCCLA, National Honor Society and FFA. Karlee is also the current Miss Rodeo Top O’ Texas. She loves to rodeo and show steers. Karlee plans to attend West Texas A&M University in the fall to earn her bachelor’s degree. She is the granddaughter of Garner and Jean Schoenhals of Canadian. Abby Nicole Bond of Wheeler,center, was crowned Miss Irish Rose. Other members of the court were from left Annie Frische of Duma, second runner-up; Carly Carter of Wellington, third runner-up; and Miss Congeniality Callie Yarbrough of Spearman.
Photo by Lindsey TomaschikDeFever Monument Company had its Goldcoating on Monday morning. Pictured from left to right are Kerrick and Benny Horton, Darrell Sehorn, Keith Demetriades, Richard Morris, Roy Morriss, Sheila Webb, Darville Orr, owner Lance DeFever, Ronnie Wood, Susan Winborne, Paulette Hinkle, Brandon Richards, Pat Montoya, ReDonn Woods and Ken Rheams.
Jump N’ Jive will use the loan to expand services, add laser tag.
Editor’s note: This article is being reran due to a mistake when it ran last week. The picture ran with the wrong proclamation. The Pampa News apologizes for any confusion this may cause.
Since the end of 2014 through the new year, there has been some construction going on the east end of the Walmart parking lot that has triggered many community members’ curiosity.
Winegeart-Eldringhoff Funeral Home had its Goldcoating on Tuesday. Pictured are Ken Rheams, Keith Demetriades, Sheila Webb, Allen Eubanks, Duane Harp, Lynn Allison, Richard Morris, Pat Montoya, owners Michael Eldringhoff and Alana Winegeart, Bill Eldringhoff, Blake Maddox, Lloyd Waters, Scott Hahn, Darrell Seahorn, Charles Henry, Paulette Hinkle, Kay West, Susan Winborne, Allen and Janet Snapp, ReDonn Woods and Kerrick and Benny Horton.
Pampa city government offices will be closed Friday, April 3 in observance of Good Friday.
The City of Pampa will be kicking off “Operation Community Pride” with a City Alley Clean-up event on Saturday, April 11. The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the MK Brown Civic Auditorium. Participants will be required to attend an orientation and brief instructional presentation.
Tractor Supply Co. had its grand opening and Goldcoating Saturday morning. Pictured from left to right are Richard Morris, Lloyd Waters, Lyndon Field, receiving manager Jackie Lightfoot, assistant manager Doug Galloway, manager David Lewis, Roy Morriss, Mike Keagy, Sheila Webb, Darville Orr, Charles Henry, Scott Hahn and Darrell Sehorn.
The Pampa City Commission met on Monday evening for its second meeting of the month. Commissioner Robert Dixon was absent from the meeting.
Dr. Mohannad Bisharat comes to Pampa after spending time in several different regions of the country during his graduate school program.
On Thursday morning, Altrusans Kitty Hall, Cheryl McFall and Myrna Orr presented new mother Quenia Servin and her daughter Sofia Alejandra Garcia Servin with one of the blessing newborns bags members of the club prepared. Altrusans prepared 100 bags consisting of books, handmade burp rags and diapers as part of the project promoting literacy by starting to read to children early on in their lives.
Pampa PD responded to the Fairview Cemetery 1500 N. Duncan at 8:07 a.m. on March 17.
Will have tattoo, piercing specials and a $250 tattoo giveaway.