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Ken King to be in Miami, Pampa on Sept. 28

On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, Representative Ken King will be touring a segment of House District 88 to discuss the 87thRegular Legislative Session as well as the Special Sessions that …

Kel Seliger announces town halls starting today via Zoom

AMARILLO, Texas--State Senator Kel Seliger announces additional town hall meetings for District 31, which spans 37 counties throughout the Panhandle, South Plains and Permian Basin, to discuss the …

Rep. Jackson Secures Funding for Texas Farmers

WASHINGTON — Last night, legislative language authored by Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) to support Texas’ farmers passed on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. The …

Pampa EDC to move into Chamber of Commerce building

The Pampa Economic Development Corporation will soon have a new home at the former Chamber of Commerce building located at 200 North Ballard. The Board of Directors for the EDC approved the …

Gray County Commissioners approve new fees for GCSO/Constables

The Gray County Commissioners Court met on Wednesday morning for a regularly-scheduled meeting. During the meeting, the Commissioners approved the Gray County Sheriff’s Office and Constable …

Key anniversaries this weekend

Afghanistan On October 15, 1999, the United Nations al-Qaeda and Taliban Sanctions Committee adopted Resolution 1267 which linked the groups as terrorist organizations and imposed sanctions on …

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White Deer falls to Spur 75-51

The White Deer Bucks (1-3) fell to Spur (2-2) on Friday evening 75-51. Karson Ketchum went 4-8 and 134 yards, Christian Nunez-Oseguera went 1-1 and 10 yards. Ketchum also had 347 rushing yards …

Harvesters start two-game homestand with Senior Night vs. Randall

The Pampa Harvesters (2-1) are coming off of their best performance of the young season, a 51-17 thumping of Borger, when they start a two-game home-stand Friday against Randall. “Our goal …
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Sports on TV — Sept. 23-25

Thursday Football Carolina Panthers at Houston Texans.......NFLN 7:20 p.m CFB: Marshall at Appalachian State..................ESPN 6:30 p.m. Baseball Texas Rangers at Baltimore …

Fishing Report
Lake Meredith: FAIR. Water stained; 78 degrees; 49.73 feet low. The night bite is good at the docks after 10 p.m. Walleye are good in 30-40 feet of water using minnows. Sand bass are good early …
Obituaries
Ruth M. Hansen
Ruth M. Hansen, 95, of Pampa, Texas passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021 in Pampa, Texas. Visitation will be Monday afternoon from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Tuesday from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM at …
Vincent Dale Hillman
Vincent Dale Hillman was born to Elizabeth and Donald Hillman on November 12th, 1960. He made his journey home on September 15th, 2021.  Memorial services will be 2:00 PM on Sunday, September …
Paul Allen Pletcher
Paul Allen Pletcher, 94, of Pampa, entered into Glory with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 in Pampa. Celebration services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at …
Warren “Butch” Frank Kayler, Jr.
Warren “Butch” Frank Kayler, Jr., 66, of Skellytown, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 in Skellytown. A private memorial graveside will be held at a later date. Cremation …
Rickey Darrell Withers
Funeral services for Rickey Darrell Withers, 55, of Livingston, Texas, will be held Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Goodrich First United Methodist Church in Goodrich, Texas with Pastor …
Paula Lynn Schoonover
Paula Lynn Schoonover, 53, of Greenland passed away Sunday at her home, she was born February 9, 1968, in Amarillo, Texas the daughter of Ronnie and Jo Wadley Murphy. Paula married James …

Water Grows Initiative Hosts Conservation Charcuterie

LUBBOCK, Texas, September 9, 2021   What is Conservation Charcuterie, you ask?  It’s a virtual experience you don’t want to miss designed to connect people who love food and the …

USDA to Invest $50 Million in New Cooperative Agreements for Racial Justice and Equity

WASHINGTON, August 27, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $50 million in cooperative agreements to support historically underserved farmers and ranchers with …

July Crop Update

Cotton – cotton last week was around 4-6 nodes above white flower.  It has really started to come on and bloom over the past 2 weeks…especially on the dryland.  We are still …

Pampa Youth participate at Texas County Fair

Eight local youth recently participated in the Texas County Fair Steer and Heifer Show in Guymon, Oklahoma.  Pictured, from left, Hudson Scribner, Hope Scibner, Kenedie Davis, Katie Davis, Lexie …
Police and Fire
Monday, Sept. 20 • Ashley Downhour, 21, Pampa, was arrested by Pampa Police Department for assault to cause bodily injury to a family member. • Leobardo Gutierrez Madrid, 45, Pampa, …
The following cases were filed in the 223rd Judicial District Court of Gray County. • In a judgment of conviction by the court, Jason Ty Hartwig was sentenced to one day in Gray County Jail …
Friday, Sept. 17 • Jerad Jerrome Matlock, 38, Pampa, was arrested by Pampa Police Department for bond surrender- theft of service greater than $100 and less than $750. • Miles Jacob …
Opinion
Hey Taylor: What gives with the insane housing market? I feel like prices have been too high for three years but they just keep going up. - Erica Hey Erica: Don’t I know it! It’s made …
Blackie Sherrod--arguably the best sportswriter this side of the ancient Olympic Games begun in Greece seven centuries before the birth of Christ--had a name for us. He classified us as drones and …
Sarah Hyland of “Modern Family” has had multiple kidney transplants. That means she’s immunocompromised, because of the anti-rejection drugs she has to take and because her original …
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