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Texas Tech details Amarillo vet school plan
amarillo.com / Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:23:38 +0000

Texas Tech University’s plans to build a new veterinary school in Amarillo use an approach that forgoes expensive construction and potentially allows undergraduates to enter the program earlier, with the hope that the school will receive significant philanthropic support.

Also included in the plan is drastically reducing the cost of attaining a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, along with a new methodology for screening applicants who will be more likely to remain in West Texas and become a large-animal vet.


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APD arrests man in Dollar General gun incident
amarillo.com / Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:14:12 +0000

A man suspected of brandishing a handgun toward a Dollar General employee Tuesday at 1430 W. Amarillo Blvd. has been arrested.

Police were called Tuesday when two customers were behaving suspiciously and an employee thought they might be stealing.

The worker followed a man and woman to a car, where the man pointed a gun at the employee. The employee got the car’s license number, which police investigated.

Later, a 2007 Chevrolet Impala with the same plate was found in the 1600 block of Northwest 19th Avenue.


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Aledo tennis opens season with state power
star-telegram.com / Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:46:07 CDT
The Aledo Racquet Cats opened the fall team tennis season by hosting one of the state's perennial powerhouses, Lubbock Monterrey. Though the Racquet Cats held their own, Monterrey pulled away … Click to Continue »

City giving away 100 rain barrels Friday
ReporterNews.com / Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:32:00 PDT
The city's Stormwater Services is giving away rain barrels at the Environmental Recycling Center on Friday.

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