Category Archives: Panhandle

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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Christmas Balloon Glow at Palo Duro Canyon

From 96.9FM site: “Enjoy Christmas activities at the Mack Dick Group Pavilion and view a beautiful hot air balloon glow. This is a free event but non-perishable food items accepted for the High Plains Food Bank. Walk around and meet … Continue reading

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Macaroni & Cheese Smackdown to Benefit Local Nonprofit

The comfort food that is Mac-n-cheese will be featured in a competition between local business to make the best version of the dish. The public can benefit from the delicious smack down, called The Big Cheese, as can the local … Continue reading

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Amarillo Thrift Store Update

Saturday is the day for Buy One Get One on Women’s Clothes at the Downtown Women’s Center Thrift Store. Monday is the day for Buy One Get One for Men’s Clothing. Their website has wonderful resources. Monday through Friday, they’re … Continue reading

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TX Panhandle Gets a New Tract of Public Land

South of Lubbock, an approximately 15-square-mile parcel of land has been designated a piece of public land. Public lands are protected from development, sprawl, and cultivation in order to preserve the natural landscape.In addition, two other tracts, both down in … Continue reading

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Faith City Needs Donations During Holidays

Faith City Needs Donations During Holidays – Myhighplains.com – Powered by KAMR NBC4 and KCIT FOX14.

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Got cleaning supplies?

Do you have extra supplies you don’t need? Just want to give to a good cause? If you’re in Amarillo, you can stop byJoe  Daddy’s Thursday night to donate some to Martha’s Home, a women’s shelter that’s helped a lot … Continue reading

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4 Fabulous Places to See Art in Amarillo

Like the music scene here, the art scene has some very solid work in some very well-run art spaces. One good way to pass the time on a first Friday or a Saturday afternoon: spend it gallery-hopping at these places. … 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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Pumping Water From Lake Meredith Once More

In Panhandle, a Growing Need for a Shallow Lake’s Water by Neena Satija, The Texas Tribune Aug. 8, 2014 In a sign of just how strapped the Texas Panhandle and South Plains are for water supplies, water systems in the … Continue reading

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